Category Archives: Love & Marriage

Book Review: Love Is A Story

Love Is A Story:  A New Theory Of Relationships, by Robert J. Sternberg Is this really a new theory?  Let us be clear that this book is a compelling look at the narrative elements of relationships (including but not limited … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Meaning Of Marriage

The Meaning Of Marriage:  Facing The Complexities Of Commitment With The Wisdom Of God, by Timothy Keller with Kathy Keller I have to hand it to the writer(s) for not avoiding a tough subject.  Writing about marriage is no easy … Continue reading

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The Wedding Of Isaac And Rebekkah, Or The Greatest Servant Ever, Part Two

The wedding, if you can call it, between Isaac and Rebekkah takes place in Genesis 24, and it is a fascinating story, where there is a great deal of interest in the details of ancient life, with a great deal … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Circle

The Circle, by W. Somerset Maugham I do not think this is among the author’s best works, for at present the only work of the author’s I read about in other books is his classic novel Of Human Bondage.  However, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Three One-Act Plays

Three One-Act Plays:  Riverside Drive, Old Saybrook, Central Park West, by Woody Allen In reading the plays of Woody Allen, one has to confront some very unpleasant realities.  For one, there is a certain similarity across the plays of Woody … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Does The Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality?

What Does The Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality?, by Kevin DeYoung Like many contemporary writers, against my own personal inclinations I have felt it necessary from time to time to write about homosexuality [1], and one gets the sense that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Holy Sexuality And The Gospel

Holy Sexuality And The Gospel:  Sex, Desire, And Relationships Shaped By God’s Grand Story, by Christopher Yuan [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Multnomah/Waterbrook Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I greatly appreciated the perspective … Continue reading

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Behind The Veil

For those people who have been to weddings, one of the more fascinating aspects of the contemporary Western wedding, even if few people stop to think of its meaning with regards to their own conduct before marriage, is the matter … Continue reading

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Book Review: The End Of The Affair

The End Of The Affair, by Graham Greene Although my thoughts on adultery are rather pointed [1], this is a book that manages to be deeply worthwhile in large part because of its unceasing honesty about the people at its … Continue reading

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Book Review: First Impressions (Austen Series #1)

First Impressions (Austen Series #1), by Debra White Smith [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Press/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I’m a big fan of Pride & Prejudice, and it is … Continue reading

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