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Book Review: Subversive Sabbath

Subversive Sabbath:  The Surprising Power Of Rest In A Nonstop World, by A.J. Swoboda There are at least two sorts of approaches one can take to a book like this.  On the one hand, one can point out its clear … Continue reading

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Book Review: Serve God, Save The Planet

Serve God, Save The Planet:  A Christian Call To Action, by Matthew Sleeth It may not be a charitable tendency of mine, but I tend to feel a great deal more comfortable when I understand where a writer is coming … Continue reading

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Book Review: 24/6

24/6:  A Prescription For A Healthier, Happier Life, by Matthew Sleeth Since this book gets a lot wrong (more on that shortly), it is worthwhile to discuss at some length what this book gets right.  Coming at the question of … Continue reading

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Book Review: They Loved The Torah

They Loved The Torah:  What Yeshua’s First Followers Really Thought About The Law, by David Friedman In a world that was remotely knowledgeable about the Bible, writing a book like this should be akin to carrying coals to Newcastle.  After … Continue reading

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The Bible’s Movable Feasts

There are two types of festivals when it comes to their occurrence.  The first of these are fixed days that take place on a particular date.  For example, the United States always has its Independence Day on July 4th, even … Continue reading

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If You Know You Know

It is often thought by those who are not in the know that there is no purpose in tautology.  The statement that adorns this particular personal essay is an example of a tautology.  If you know, you know.  In mathematical … Continue reading

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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

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Book Review: Questions About The Nature And Perpetuity Of The Seventh-Day Sabbath

Questions About The Nature And Perpetuity Of The Seventh-Day Sabbath And Proof That The First Day Of The Week Is The True Christian Sabbath, by John Bunyan A friend of mine who knows of my love for Bunyan’s writings as … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of Stillness

The Art Of Stillness:  Adventures In Going Nowhere, by Pico Iyer There are several interesting aspects of this work.  For one, it is the work of a well-known travel writer who a friend recommended to me (and this is the … Continue reading

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Book Review: A History Of The True Religion

A History Of The True Religion Through Each Hundred Years From 33 A.D. To Date, by Dugger And Dodd How I came to read this book is a bit of a story.  My mother got this book for me as … Continue reading

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