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“What Every Christian Needs To Know About the Qur’an”

I haven’t read many of James White’s writings. If I had I might have known what I was getting into when I started to read What Every Christian Needs to Know About the Qur’an. I expected something akin to an “Idiot’s Guide” book. I quickly realized, however, that this was a well-researched, carefully documented, and cogently […]

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Love Wins: Questions and Answers

[amazon_image id="006204964X" link="true" target="_blank" size="medium" ]Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, And The Fate Of Every Person[/amazon_image]As I tweeted last week, while in Grand Rapids I bought Rob Bell’s recent best-seller Love Wins. I was hoping to get it autographed, but Rob was a little busy. I finished reading it last night. I am still […]

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Feeling sick is not a priority

Bursts

[amazon_link id="0525951601" target="_blank" ][/amazon_link]Being sick, on the other hand, is. That’s where I was on Tuesday. Yesterday as being sick yielded to convalescing, I picked up Albert-Laszlo Barabasi’ s book [amazon_link id="0525951601" target="_blank" ]Bursts: The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do[/amazon_link]. In his chapter “Feeling Sick Is Not A Priority”, he highlights the drop in […]

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NT Commentaries

Dr. Kostenberger’s Favorite NT Commentaries.

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Missions in a Flat World

The World Is Flat [Updated and Expanded]: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L. Friedman Sometime ago, while home in Canada and making use of London’s public library system, I waded through Thomas Friedman’s The World is Flat. While some of it was tedious to read, I was left wondering about how […]

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Obsessive-Compulsive Bookworm

I took the quiz… I think I might have ranked a little higher than I should have… Here’s the official description from What Kind of Reader Are You?: bq.. Your Result: Obsessive-Compulsive Bookworm You’re probably in the final stages of a Ph.D. or otherwise finding a way to make your living out of reading. You […]

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Misquoting Jesus : The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why

Misquoting Jesus : The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why by Bart D. Ehrman I didn’t think I would see the day that a book on textual criticism made it onto the New York Times bestseller list. While I somewhat enjoyed studying textual criticism in seminary, I knew that not many students did. […]

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Truth and Fiction in The Da Vinci Code : A Historian Reveals What We Really Know about Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and Constantine

Truth and Fiction in The Da Vinci Code : A Historian Reveals What We Really Know about Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and Constantine by Bart D. Ehrman I’ve been reading a little about Bart Ehrman in the blogosphere, so when I came across his response to The Da Vincie Code in the London Public Library system […]

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Cracking DaVinci's Code: You've Read the Fiction, Now Read the Facts

Cracking DaVinci’s Code: You’ve Read the Fiction, Now Read the Facts by James L. Garlow, Peter Jones Still more Da Vinci’s Code! Of the books I’ve read on The Da Vinci Code, this is the best. James Garlow and Peter Jones weave together a good response to Dan Brown’s claims. They do this with the […]

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Fire Someone Today: And Other Surprising Tactics for Making Your Business a Success

Fire Someone Today : And Other Surprising Tactics for Making Your Business a Success by Bob Pritchett When I heard that Bob Pritchett, cofounder and CEO of Logos Research Systems, was writing a book on business, I was interested. I have been using Logos Bible Software for the last 8 or so years, I have […]

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