Daily Archives: March 29, 2018

When was Jude Written?

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
While I have always thought of Jude as rather late (post 70 at least, if not in the 90’s), there are good reasons to date the book earlier. In his WBC volume on Jude and 2 Peter,…

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“Triumph” and “Distinctiveness” of Early Christianity

Originally posted on Larry Hurtado's Blog:
I hope that readers will forgive my rather immodest notice yesterday of Tom Holland’s (postive) review of Bart Ehrman’s new book, The Triumph of Christianity, in The Spectator, immodest because the review includes also…

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Review: A Force So Swift

Originally posted on Bob on Books:
A Force So Swift, Kevin Peraino. New York: Crown, 2017. Summary: A study of how the Truman adminstration, under Secretary of State Dean Acheson, framed America’s response to the rise of Mao as the Nationalist…

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Book Write-Up: A Chance at Forever, by Melissa Jagears

Melissa Jagears.  A Chance at Forever.  Bethany House, 2018.  See here to buy the book. A Chance at Forever is the third book in Melissa Jagear’s “Teaville Moral Society” series.  The series is about a moral society in Teaville, Kansas.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rule Of St. Benedict In English

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
The Rule Of St. Benedict In English, edited by Timothy Fry As a reader, I must admit that aside from my passionate interest in the Brother Cadfael series of history novels [1], and the…

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Book Review: The Philokalia: Volume One

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
The Philokalia:  The Complete Text:  Volume One, compiled by St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain and St. Makarios of Corinth, translated from the Greek and edited by G.E.H. Palmer, Philip Sherrard, and Kallistos Ware…

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