Thursday, February 26, 2015

Alcohol Today, and other book reviews

The posting of book reviews does not constitute endorsement of the books or book reviews that are linked.

* Alcohol Today: Abstinence in an Age of Indulgence -- "He argues that Christians should abstain from consuming beverage alcohol."
* Book Review- Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor -- "I was at once drawn in when I first heard of Don Carson’s project to write a book reflecting the life and ministry of his late father."
* Book review: The Crescent through the Eyes of the Cross -- "The main purpose of The Crescent through the Eyes of the Cross is to convey, especially to the Western reader, how Muslims feel and what they think about both the West and Christianity."
* “Purified by Fire” by Stephen Prothero -- "How we went from being a society in which incinerating the dead was considered “heathen” and heartless to one in which the fiery furnace is seen as just another “memorial option” is the subject of Stephen Prothero’s readable new history."
* Review of Stephen Holmes, Baptist Theology -- "Courtesy of the Brill Self-Archiving Rights policy, I'm pleased to be able to to share the full text of my review of Stephen R. Holmes, Baptist Theology..."
* Review of The Psalter Reclaimed by Gordon Wenham -- "The question, What are we doing singing the psalms, is the initiation point for exploration of this study of the psalter."
* Science And Religion: Surveying The Field Of Battle -- "...can evolution and a biblically rooted Christian faith coexist?...books like Clark’s show an engaging interest in the need to study the question further..."
* Using A Theological Dictionary for Word Studies -- "Word studies are notoriously dangerous and contain many potholes in which interpreters can find themselves stuck."

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