Monthly Archives: February 2018

If it Walks Like a Duck… Ken Ham Doubles Down on His Misunderstanding of Bird Fossils — Naturalis Historia

Not long ago I wrote this post criticizing Ken Ham and his research team for their outright errors and misinformed understanding of ancient fossil birds. Subsequently, Ken Ham, with help from his research team, penned a second blog post entitled, … Continue reading

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What Makes a Book a Good “Read”?

Originally posted on Bob on Books:
What makes a book a good “read”? This has been a question I’ve been pondering as I’ve been reading Ron Chernow’s Grant. As I write I’m 680 pages into the book and into Grant’s presidency.…

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Review: Grant

Originally posted on Bob on Books:
Grant, Ron Chernow. New York: Penguin Press, 2017. Summary: A biography on the life of Ulysses S. Grant from his Ohio childhood, his years of failure in business, his rise during the Civil War, his…

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Fahrenheit 451, book review

Originally posted on Enough Light:
Fahrenheit 451 has long been on my to-read list. When I saw it at the library recently, I grabbed it! It is a dystopian novel by American writer Ray Bradbury, published in 1953. It has stayed…

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Ethics in the Johannine Literature

Originally posted on The Jesus Memoirs:
To follow up on an earlier post on “love” in 1 John, a potential critique is that “love” is directed towards the members of the group(s). That is, they are to love one another…

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5 Truths Billy Graham Taught Us — Douglas Groothuis, Ph.D.

On Billy Graham Gordon MacDonald, friend and Chancellor of Denver Seminary, mentioned to me that it is likely that few students at my school know much, if anything, about Billy Graham. It is for those not acquainted with the greatest … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Path of Christianity, the First Thousand Years

John Anthony McGuckin.  The Path of Christianity: The First Thousand Years.  IVP Academic, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. John Anthony McGuckin has taught at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University, and Oxford University.  His fields include Late Antique Christian … Continue reading

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