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Book Review: The Proverbs Management Handbook

The Proverbs Management Handbook:  A Christian Manager’s Guide To Doing Business, by John A. Guderian [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookCrash.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] While there is no shortage of books that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Matrix And Philosophy: Welcome To The Desert Of The Real

The Matrix And Philosophy:  Welcome To The Desert Of The Real, edited by William Irwin As someone who is a pretty regular reader of the pop culture and philosophy series of books [1], I have in mind a certain standard … Continue reading

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Book Review: James Bond And Philosophy

James Bond And Philosophy:  Questions Are Forever, edited by James B. South and Jacob M. Held As someone who has read a few books in this series of pop culture and philosophy crossovers [1], I went into it with the … Continue reading

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Book Review: What The Tortoise Taught Us

What The Tortoise Taught Us:  The Story Of Philosophy, by Burton F. Porter It is difficult to avoid the feeling in reading this book that the author is an ignoramus and should be fortunate that breathing is an automatic function … Continue reading

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Book Review: Epistemology: A Beginner’s Guide

Epistemology:  A Beginner’s Guide, by Robert M. Martin This is a book that it is easier to respect than to like.  I do not necessarily consider it of vital importance for me to actively enjoy reading a book if I … Continue reading

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A Brief Review Of The Argumentation Of The Epistle To Diognetus

In looking at the Epistle To Diognetus as an early example of Christian apologetics [1], it is worthwhile to spend at least a little bit of time looking at the sort of arguments that Mathetes made on behalf of Christianity … Continue reading

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Real And Fictive Audience In The Epistle To Diognetus

The Epistle of Diognetus is one of the more obscure works of the Apostlic Fathers, and it is notable in large part for being the first known apologetic work among those who professed Christianity.  Apologetic works are unusual for a … Continue reading

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The Epistle Of Barnabas And The Perils Of The Allegorical Approach To God’s Laws

We have already spent some time discussing some of the issues and shortcomings of the Epistle of Barnabas [1], but it is worthwhile to discuss one additional element of this book which has created problems for many professed Christians and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Philokalia: Volume One

The Philokalia:  The Complete Text:  Volume One, compiled by St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain and St. Makarios of Corinth, translated from the Greek and edited by G.E.H. Palmer, Philip Sherrard, and Kallistos Ware I suppose that even those this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Letters

Letters, by Origen Adamantius To put it somewhat mildly, Origen was an interesting fellow who had a complex role in Early Christianity as an intellectual whose hostility to the Jews led him on the one hand to promote a Hellenistic … Continue reading

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