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Book Review: The Sermon On The Mount

The Sermon On The Mount, by W.D. Davies My feelings about this particular book are somewhat complicated.  The author clearly knows a lot about the sermon on the mount and how it connects with various other parts of scripture as … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Book Of Leviticus In The Revised Version

The Book Of Leviticus In The Revised Version, with Introduction And Notes, by A.T. Chapman and A.W. Streane This book is worse than useless.  I read this book because it was one of the few I was able to find … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shakespeare: A Complete Introduction

Shakespeare:  A Complete Introduction, by Michael Scott This book has a lot of information about Shakespeare in it, but that which would be useful or enjoyable to most readers only takes up part of the book.  This is a book … Continue reading

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In Laudem Criticis

It can be tough to be a critic.  Publishers and authors alike appreciate positive reviews but do not often deserve them, and writing adverse reviews can lead to a great deal of hostility, including attempts by writers to enlist bullying … Continue reading

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She’s A Beauty And The Difficulties Of Satire

From time to time I ponder the difficulties of satire in the contemporary era [1].  It is worth remembering, though, that every age has presented its own barriers to satire, both in understanding that something is satirical at the time, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Exploring C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles Of Narnia

Exploring C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles Of Narnia, by Kirk H. Beetz If you are looking for a textbook, fit for older high school or even early college students, that puts C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia in a historical and literary perspective, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Worlds Of Narnia

Worlds Of Narnia:  A Treasury Of Myths, Legends, And Fascinating Facts, by David Colbert On the front cover of this book there is a disclaimer statement that this particular book was not authorized or approved by C.S. Lewis’ estate or … Continue reading

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Book Review: Old Testament Parallels

Old Testament Parallels:  Laws And Stories From The Ancient Near East, by Victor H. Matthews and Don C. Benjamin Anyone who has both scholarly interests and an abiding respect and honor for the scriptures is used to the claims that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Treason Of Isengard

The Treason Of Isengard (The History Of The Lord Of the Rings:  Part Two), by J.R.R. Tolkien It is remarkable just how little of this book has to do with the Treason of Isengard.  Although I am very familiar with … Continue reading

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How To Contend With The Devil:  Lessons From Jude :9

How does one win an argument with the devil?  We have previously seen in face to face interactions that God and Jesus Christ were able to defeat Satan without any great difficulty.  Nevertheless, we ought to be aware of our … Continue reading

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