Daily Archives: March 14, 2019

Review: Rush

Originally posted on Bob on Books:
Rush: Revolution, Madness, and the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father. Stephen Fried. New York: Crown, 2018. Summary: A full-length biography of this doctor-founder of the American republic covering his personal life and beliefs,…

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Fredriksen-Paul’s imaginary Gentile who identifies as Jewish

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
Paula Fredriksen’s interpretation of Romans in Paul, the Pagan’s Apostle sees the letter as addressed to Gentiles. Several times Paul says he is writing to the ethne, the Gentiles. Her interpretation does not depend on the…

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Church Write-Up: Mary Anoints Jesus

At the LCMS Lenten service this week, the pastor spoke about Mark 14:1-9. That is the story of the woman who anointed Jesus with nard. Some saw that as a waste. It could have been sold for three hundred denarii—-three … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Reason For God

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
The Reason For God:  Belief In An Age of Skepticism, by Timothy Keller This is a book that reveals the mindset of the author.  And, as one might imagine, there are a lot of…

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Book Review: The Prodigal God

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
The Prodigal God:  Recovering The Heart Of The Christian Faith, by Timothy Keller The parable of the prodigal son, as it is often known, is full of depth, and this book is at least…

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Book Review: Judges For You

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Judges For You, edited from the study by Timothy Keller This book was not quite what I expected it to be.  I expected a somewhat intellectual discussion of the relevance of the Bible’s judges…

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Book Review: Generous Justice

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Generous Justice:  How God’s Grace Makes Us Just, by Timothy Keller In general, there is a lot to like about this book.  The author has set himself an ambitious goal and manages to achieve…

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Book Review: The Prodigal Prophet

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
The Prodigal Prophet:  Jonah And The Mystery Of God’s Mercy, by Timothy Keller In this short and easy-to-read book, the author makes an interesting commentary on the book of Job and its applicability for…

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