Monthly Archives: April 2012

Home- Marilynne Robinson

I have been on a bit of a fiction roll this past week.  I just recently finished reading Marilynne Robinson’s novel, Home.  This novel runs alongside her previous novel Gilead.  James Wood, in his review of the book, writes, “Home … Continue reading

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As One Devil to Another: A Review & Contest Winner

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher, Tyndale. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. As One Devil to Another is a series of correspondences … Continue reading

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Feuerbach on the Providence of God

I found this quote to be both insightful and incisive : Creation out of nothing, as identical with miracle, is one with Providence; for the idea of Providence–originally, in its true religious significance, in which it is not yet infringed … Continue reading

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Answer: Name That Author 04/19/12

Although no answers were posted in the comments section of my last post, I did receive a few via email.  Most thought that it was either Barth or Kant (note: these were received before I added the hint about a … Continue reading

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Name That Author: 04/19/12

Make your guesses as to the author and the work in the comment section below! [edit: hint...German from the 1800s] The measure of the nature is also the measure of the understanding.  If the nature is limited, so also is … Continue reading

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The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner’s Semster at America’s Holiest University

The other day I finished reading/listening to Gilead.  I perused Audible’s Semi-Annual sale list in hopes of finding a new and cheap read.  I found Kevin Roose’s book, “The Unlikely Disciple.”  The book’s cover and its title were, at first, a … Continue reading

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Gilead

I just finished reading Marilynne Robinson’s book, “Gilead.”  I feel a tad bit guilty about this fact as I recommended it to my mother-in-law while I was reading it about a year ago, but have only just now finished it.  … Continue reading

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Free Book: As One Devil To Another

Recently, I received an advanced copy of Richard Platt’s new book, “As One Devil to Another.”  The book is a spinoff of C. S. Lewis’ diabolical work, “Screwtape Letters.”  On April 26th I will post a review of the book and announce a … Continue reading

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An Endless Source of Articles

Did you know that there is a place on the internet that you could read articles on just about any topic?  Did you know that most of the articles written on this site are written at a level that most … Continue reading

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G.K. Beale: Storyline of the Testaments

I just came across this excellent quote from Beale in “A New Testament Biblical Theology.”  I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. The storyline proposed above is my attempt to do this respectively for the OT and … Continue reading

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