Daily Archives: February 4, 2017

Book Write-Up: The Jesus Club, by Brian Barcelona

Brian Barcelona.  The Jesus Club: Incredible True Stories of How God Is Moving in Our High Schools.  Bloomington, Minnesota: Chosen Books, 2017.  See here to buy the book. According to the back cover of the book: “Brian Barcelona is the … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: King’s Folly, by Jill Williamson

Jill Williamson.  King’s Folly.  Minneapolis: Bethany House, 2016.  See here to buy the book. King’s Folly is the first book of the “Kinsman Chronicles” series.  It is actually a combination of three novellas: Darkness Reigns, The Heir War, and The … Continue reading

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The Failure of Sirach

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
Sirach wrote in the period before the events which led to the Maccabean revolt. He is friendly toward the Greeks and optimistic that Jewish people can live alongside their Greek neighbors. Perhaps Israel’s religion can…

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