Tag Archives: Calvinism

Book Review: Taking God At His Word

Taking God At His Word:  Why The Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, And Enough, And What That Means For You And Me, by Kevin DeYoung As someone who has ready plenty of books defending the plenary inspiration of the Bible [1], … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Biggest Story

The Biggest Story:  How The Snake Crusher Brings Us Back To The Garden, by Ken DeYoung, illustrated by Don Clark The best part of this book is probably the interesting and deeply symbolic imagery.  As far as the book is … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Crazy Busy

Crazy Busy:  A (Mercifully) Short Book About A (Really) Big Problem by Kevin DeYoung This book is probably as sympathetic as the author is going to ever be in my own eyes.  To be sure, going into reading this book … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Christianity | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Just Do Something

Just Do Something:  A Liberating Approach To Finding God’s Will, by Kevin DeYoung Even before the author told the reader himself outright, I could tell that the author was a Calvinist.  Whether or not this is a good thing or … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Christianity | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Rent Veil

The Rent Veil, by Horatius Bonar This is a book that more or less midrashes Hebrews (along with quite a few other areas of scripture) and gets a lot right, but manages to miss quite a bit as well.  When … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Book Reviews, Christianity, History | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Book Review: Words To Winners Of Souls

Words To Winners Of Souls, by Horatius Bonar As a lay member myself (if a particularly noisy one), I often wonder about the appropriateness of reading material like this that is obviously aimed at ordained ministers [1].  In this case, … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Christianity | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: God’s Way Of Peace

God’s Way Of Peace:  A Book For The Anxious, by Horatius Bonar This book is not an ideal book for the anxious.  I am not saying that this is the worst possible book for the anxious, but as a person … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Christianity | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Book Review: The Blood Of The Cross

The Blood Of The Cross, by Horatius Bonar I must admit that I am not very familiar with the life story of the author, except that I know him to be a prolific writer and Scottish Calvinist.  Given that the … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Belgic Confession Of Faith And The Canons Of Dordt

The Belgic Confession Of Faith and The Canons Of Dordt, by Joel R. Beeke I must admit that I found this very brief (4 page) work to be highly entertaining, although I suspect it was not meant to be that … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Christianity, History | Tagged | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity, Church of God, History | Tagged | 4 Comments