Daily Archives: July 9, 2015

Book Write-Up: A Simple Prayer, by Amy Clipston

Amy Clipston.  A Simple Prayer.  Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2015.  See here to buy the book. A Simple Prayer is Book Four of the Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel series.  I have to admit that I have not read the … Continue reading

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Cook-a complicated journey

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
Blogging about a commentary is not easy.  I found it rewarding, though, when I used Jacob Milgrom’s Leviticus commentary as a reading project.  So I now find myself seeking to give you a sense of the…

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The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach (Michael Licona)

Michael R. Licona. The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2010. 718 pp. $45.00. The bodily resurrection of Jesus is a foundational tenet of the Christian faith. As such, it’s frequently addressed in apologetics books. In…

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“Charity” and Benevolence in the Greek & Roman Eras

Originally posted on Larry Hurtado's Blog:
Speaking for myself, I’m often finding valuable scholarly work on various matters pertaining to the world in which early Christianity emerged, such as this book:  A. R. Hands, Charities and Social Aid in…

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