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Book Review: Institutes Of The Christian Religion

Institutes Of The Christian Religion, by John Calvin I likely would never have read this book, despite my considerable curiosity about Calvin and his religious system [1], had this book not been included as one of the twenty five books … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dispensationalism Today, Yesterday, And Tomorrow

Dispensationalism Today, Yesterday, And Tomorrow, by Gover Gunn & Curtis Crenshaw While I am no big fan of dispensationalism [1], in reality most of this book left me a bit cold.  Overall, this book can be defined as part of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Doctrine Of The Fall

The Doctrine Of The Fall, by William Cunningham Although there was certainly a great deal I disagreed with in this book, at least here (in contrast to other things I have read from the author), the author manages to score … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Doctrine Of The Will

The Doctrine Of The Will, by William Cunningham This book is a classic example of why I find reading books by Calvinists to be such a chore sometimes [1].  There is much in this book I agree with, much I … Continue reading

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Book Review: On The Christian Life

On The Christian Life, by John Calvin I find it somewhat surprising to say that I can unreservedly appreciate this book.  It must be admitted, of course, that this book is written from a different perspective and in a different … Continue reading

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Book Review: Calvin On Prayer

Calvin On Prayer, by John Calvin It has been a strange phenomenon of my reading that I have found Calvin as a writer far more appealing than I have found his followers, and certainly far more interesting.  Reading Calvin has … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Necessity Of Reforming The Church

The Necessity Of Reforming The Church, by John Calvin I got out of this book of about 100 pages what I expected to get out of it.  I expected to see lawyerly attempts to defend the legitimacy of a deeply … Continue reading

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Book Review: Made For His Pleasure

Made For His Pleasure:  Benchmarks Of A Vital Faith, by Alistair Begg [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is the sort of book that I would … Continue reading

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Avoiding Total Depravity

Having just examined the way that Catholics try to create a hedge around the impassability and incorruption of Jesus Christ by trying to pass off the absence of “original sin” and the understanding that Jesus Christ gained from sharing the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Apologia Of Robert Keayne

The Apologia Of Robert Keayne:  The Self-Portrait Of A Puritan Merchant, edited by Bernard Bailyn One finds Nathanish people in the strangest places.  This particular short book is the very long will one of one Puritan minister named Robert Keayne, … Continue reading

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