Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

Book Write-Up: Look and Live, by Matt Papa

Matt Papa.  Look and Live: Behold the Soul-Thrilling, Sin-Destroying Glory of Christ.  Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, 2014.  See here for Bethany House’s page about the book. Matt Papa is a Christian recording artist and a minister.  His book Look and … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Why John Wrote a Gospel

Tom Thatcher.  Why John Wrote a Gospel: Jesus—-Memory—-History.  Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2006. I got this book at a low price from Christian Book Distributors.  It looked like it would be a good book for me to read for … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Julian of Norwich, A Contemplative Biography

Amy Frykholm.  Julian of Norwich: A Contemplative Biography.  Brewster, Massachusetts: Paraclete Press, 2010. Julian of Norwich was a fourteenth century English Christian mystic.  She was an anchoress, which meant that she spent time in solitude, where she allegedly received her … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Cambridge Companion to Karl Barth

Karl Barth was a twentieth century Swiss theologian.  Because he is often discussed on the religion blogs that I read, I figured that I should solidify my knowledge about him and his theology.  Thus, I checked out The Cambridge Companion … Continue reading

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Contaminating Heaven, or Fitting In There?

More than once in recent days, I have read the sentiment that heaven will only be occupied by certain types of people.  I read that sort of sentiment in J.P. Moreland’s The Soul.  Moreland argued that those in hell would … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The King Is Coming

Erwin W. Lutzer.  The King Is Coming: Preparing to Meet Jesus.  Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2012. I would like to thank Moody Publishers for my review copy of this book.  See here for Moody’s page about it. This book is about … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Union with Christ, by J. Todd Billings

J. Todd Billings.  Union with Christ: Reframing Theology and Ministry for the Church.  Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2011. J. Todd Billings teaches Reformed Theology at Western Theological Seminary.  I went to Harvard Divinity School with Todd—-I was in the M.Div. … Continue reading

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