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Book Review: The Future Of Atheism

The Future Of Atheism:  Alister McGrath & Daniel Dennett in Dialogue, edited by Robert B. Stewart This is the sort of book [1] that demonstrates, at least to me, that there is a wide variance between the survival of a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Gospel According To Paul

The Gospel According To Paul:  Embracing The Good News At The Heart Of Paul’s Teachings, by John MacArthur I was given this book by my roommate because he said he wouldn’t finish it and he knows (as everyone does, it … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Refutation Of Moral Relativism

A Refutation Of Moral Relativism:  Interviews With An Absolutist, by Peter Kreeft This book gives a fictive debate where the author creates an imaginary Socratic dialogue between two characters, a black feminist named Libby and a conservative Middle Eastern man … Continue reading

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Book Review: Practicing The Power

Practicing The Power:  Welcoming The Gifts Of The Holy Spirit In Your Life, by Sam Storms [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book is admittedly more than a … Continue reading

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I Can’t Buy That

This past Saturday night at dinner I had a conversation with someone from my congregation who had once loaned me a book to see my thoughts on it [1].  This can be a more hazardous task than may meet the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Coming Of The Fairies

The Coming Of The Fairies, by Arthur Conan Doyle I read this book, like many others I have read, thanks to an independent publisher who releases free ebooks of forgotten and out of print volumes [1].  In retrospect, this book … Continue reading

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The Festival Of Dedication Revisited

Recently I participated in a somewhat fierce online debate where someone from another Church of God group was attempting, somewhat unsuccessfully, to argue that Hanukkah was pagan and that Jesus had worshiped at the temple on a different day than … Continue reading

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Book Review: Esperanto In The New York Times (1887-1922)

Esperanto In The New York Times (1887-1922), edited by Ulrich Becker As someone who considers myself to be a fairly new and somewhat unusual Esperantist, who reads many books in and on the subject [1], I found this book to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Corinthian Catastrophe

The Corinthian Catastrophe, by George E. Gardiner When people leave their religious traditions, there can be some bitterness in the process of trying to justify their change and negatively paint what they may perceive as wasted years following the wrong … Continue reading

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How To Lose Friends And Alienate People

Earlier this week, I participated briefly in a ferocious online dispute about the matter of which Festival of Dedication is being spoken of in John 10:22-30.  My thoughts on the matter itself are scheduled to post on March 1st, which … Continue reading

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