Tagged: Books

Simon Greenleaf, Skeptic Turned Believer

Bryan at The Narrow has a nice short post about one of the many bible skeptics from history who, in his examination of the claims of Christianity, came to believe them.  Greenleaf (1783-1853), a lawyer, ended up writing a book which has been reprinted, The...

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Intelligent Design Fiction?

ID the Future has a short book review of nuclear physicist David Heddle’s new novel, Here, Eyeball This!  From the review: The novel does have a point of view (no surprise there). The protagonist even hears persuasive design arguments from a brilliant physics professor and...

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Out of the Shadows helps pedophiles

Since I often mention pedphilia, I thought that I would mention a classic set of books on the subject, books for recovering abusers. One of the most highly regarded is Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction. The author, Dr. Patrick Carnes, has also written...

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The Myth of a Christian Nation

There is a heated debate going on in the evangelical church – are we diluting the gospel by linking it with political activism?  I personally think that there are extremes to be avoided, those of isolationism (we should not try to redeem culture), and Dominionism...

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Women in Ministry

Zondervan has an interesting series of books called the Counterpoint Series.  One of the books is on my reading list, Two Views on Women in Ministry.  However, I just read an excellent article by Loren Cunningham, the founder of Youth With A Mission (YWAM), in...

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The Way We Never Were: American Marriage

Scholar and author Stephanie Coontz explores the myths of traditional marriage in an excellent podcast.  She is liberal and pro-gay, but her lecture,  The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap, is thought provoking and very well done.  She has also written...

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Presbyterian “Evangelical” Changes Stance on Homosexuality

Jack Rogers, Presbyterian minister, considers himself an evangelical.  He had the standards anti-gay stance that most evangelicals have, until he did an extensive study on what the bible says about homosexuality.  Now he’s written a book, Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality.  He believes that Jesus...

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