Tagged: Books

50 books that influenced Evangelicals

Christianity Today has complied a list of the top 50 books that have shaped Evangelicals. The list includes well-known classics and some surprises. Also surprising is some that were left off the list.

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Leon Morris (1914-2006)

In case you haven’t seen the news, Leon Morris the Evangelical theologian has died.  I have really enjoyed his books, including a commentary on Luke (he has a whole NT set) and Testaments of Love: A Study of Love in the Bible (out of print,...

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My Two Cents (09/30)

Terror’s Source: Higher Criticism has a review of the new book Terror’s Source, which argues that Islam is not violent, but that it’s current form, divorced from Islamic history, and spread by Saudi oil money, is – "For Salafism is a reduction of Islam, and...

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Jesus is a girl?

One of the most thought provoking writers today is Ted Dekker. If you have never heard of him – you should. When C.S. Lewis said we didn’t need more Christian writers, we need more writers who are Christians, I think he had someone like Dekker...

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The God Delusion

UPDATE: Today (09/28), Al Mohler wrote a review of the book, and dedicated his daily radio show to the topic. Richard Dawkins, evolutionary apologist, has a new book out entitled The God Delusion.  Though I have not read it yet, one of our commenters provided...

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Considering How Easy it is To Revise History

Crank science and history are interesting, especially when the author may actually be right.  Such is the case with Anatoly Fomenko’s series of books (first 2 of 7 published in English) entitled History:  Fiction or Science?  (Amazon link).  Fomenko, a renowned mathemetician, has spent years...

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How feminized education harms boys

Christina Hoff-Sommers’ 2001 book The WAR AGAINST BOYS: How Misguided Feminism Is Harming Our Young Men, the second of her books criticizing radical feminism, really introduced the idea that modern public education is failing boys, misdiagnosing them as learning disabled when really, they were just...

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Who Abolished Slavery?

US News had a nice article on the history of abolition, entitled Who ended the slave trade?  In it, the author makes some great observations that deal with our liberal, revisionists understandings of slavery, it’s origins, and it’s abolition.  And the whole string of conversation...

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