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- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- More on Christ in the Rig Veda (With a Question Mark)
- Book Write-Up: James the Just
- Piety: Ziba, David, and Mephibosheth
- Was Jonah Dead? Was Jesus Taking Away Dionysus' Glory?
- "Two Thousand Miles for a Five Minute Speech"
- About Me
- "Of the Faith of the Fathers"
- Rereading Sinai and Zion
- Forgiven Yet Not Regenerated?
- Scattered Ramblings on an Atheist Podcast and Believing in God
- Book Write-Up: Religion of the Romans
- Movie Write-Up: Grace Unplugged
- Book Review: The Christian Doctrine of Apokatastasis
- Book Write-Up: The Foundation of Communion with God
- Book Write-Up: Look and Live, by Matt Papa
- Love Sermons—-I Should Expect Them!
- On the Shoulders of Giants: Rediscovering the lost defenses of Christianity
- II Chronicles 4
Category Archives: History
Ryan M. McGraw, ed. The Foundation of Communion with God: The Trinitarian Piety of John Owen. Grand Rapids: Reformation Heritage Books, 2014. John Owen was a seventeenth century English Puritan. Ryan M. McGraw’s Ph.D. work was about John Owen. In … Continue reading
Kevin Belmonte. D.L. Moody—-A Life: Innovator, Evangelist, World-Changer. Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2014. See here for Moody Publisher’s page about this book. Dwight L. Moody was an influential Christian evangelist in the nineteenth century. He started schools, preached, and worked to … Continue reading
Jay Milbrandt. The Daring Heart of David Livingstone: Exile, African Slavery, and the Publicity Stunt that Saved Millions. Nashville: Nelson Books (An Imprint of Thomas Nelson), 2014. David Livingstone was a nineteenth century English explorer and missionary. The Daring Heart … Continue reading
Edith Hamilton. The Roman Way. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1932, 1960. Edith Hamilton wrote about the Greeks, the Romans, the Hebrew Bible, and Christianity during her retirement. I recently read her first book, The Greek Way, and I … Continue reading
Edith Hamilton. The Greek Way. New York: Random House, 1930, 1942. Edith Hamilton wrote a number of books about ancient Greece and Rome. She even wrote one about the Hebrew Bible. The Greek Way was her very first book, and … Continue reading
Amity Shlaes. The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression. HarperCollins, 2007. I enjoyed Amity Shlaes’ The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression. Whereas her biography of Calvin Coolidge was rather heavy, her prose in … Continue reading
Amity Shlaes. Coolidge. HarperCollins, 2013. Amity Shlaes is a conservative. And she appears to be a fairly well-connected conservative: How many Acknowledgements have you read that thank a recent President (in this case, George W. Bush), saying that this former … Continue reading