The Gospel in the Marketplace of Ideas

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Paul Copan and Kenneth D. Litwak, The Gospel in the Marketplace of Ideas: Paul’s Mars Hill Experience for Our Pluralistic World (Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2014), Pbk. 176 pp. One of the common passages for apologists to […]

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Faith on Trial

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Pamela Binnings Ewen, Faith on Trial (Nashville: B&H Publishing, 2013), Pbk. 217 pp.   Books that have gained popularity in Christian circles on apologetics tend to have a theme. It is not enough to just […]

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Four Views on the Apostle Paul

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Michael F. Bird (ed.). Four Views on the Apostle Paul (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2012), 236 pp. Pbk.   One of the most interesting series of books to come out is that of the four views. […]

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The Real Scandal of the Evangelical Mind

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Carl R. Trueman, The Real Scandal of the Evangelical Mind. Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2011. E-Book. It’s been more than fifteen years now since Mark Noll published his successful The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind in […]

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The Priority of Jesus Christ

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Tom Wells, The Priority of Jesus Christ. Frederick, MD: New Covenant Media, 2005. 158 pp. Pbk. Perhaps I have forgotten, but I don’t recall another book like this — an exploration, exposition, and application of […]

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If God, Why Evil?

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Norman L. Geisler, If God, Why Evil? A New Way to Think About the Question. Minneapolis: Bethany House, 2011. 173 pp. Pbk. There are many areas of apologetics that people find interesting. However, there is one […]

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Love Wins

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Rob Bell, Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived. New York: HarperCollins, 2011. xi+202 pp. Hbk. There have been few books in recent times as controversial […]

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Science and Religion

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Daniel C. Dennett and Alvin Plantinga, Science and Religion:  Are They Compatible? (Point/Counterpoint Series)  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2011.  96 pp. At an American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting in 2009, two starkly contrasting […]

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Generation Ex-Christian

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Drew Dyck, Generation Ex-Christian: Why Young Adults are Leaving the Faith…and How to Bring them Back.  Moody: Chicago, 2010. 208 pp. Pbk. Generation Ex-Christian is a thoughtful, well-researched, practical guide on why Generation Y or Millennials […]

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Think and Live

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Paul Hughes (ed.). Think and Live: Challenging Believers to Think and Thinkers to Believe. Las Vegas: Anderson-Noble, 2011. 161 pp. Pbk. The subtitle of this book, Challenging Believers to Think and Thinkers to Believe, sets […]

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Genesis of Science

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James Hannam, The Genesis of Science: How the Christian Middle Ages Launched the Scientific Revolution (Washington: Regnery Publishing, 2011) 448pp. With the rise of the New Atheists, the idea that religion “teaches us to be […]

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The Rage Against God

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Peter Hitchens, The Rage Against God: How Atheism Led Me To Faith. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2010. 224 pp. Hbk. Atheism in the twenty-first-century is a facile form of its counterpart from a previous generation. The […]

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The Next Story

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Tim Challies, The Next Story: Life and Faith After the Digital Explosion. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2011. 204 pp. Reading Tim Challies’ new book, The Next Story: Life and Faith after the Digital Explosion, my thoughts […]

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Christian Apologetics: Past & Present

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Christian Apologetics: Past & Present: A Primary Source Reader: Volume 1: To 1500. Wheaton, Illinois: Crossway Publishers, 2009. 498 pp. Hdbk. Since its start, the Christian church has needed and used apologetics. The New Testament […]

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Through Western Eyes

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Robert Letham, Through Western Eyes: Eastern Orthodoxy: A Reformed Perspective. Fern, Ross-shire: Christian Focus Publications, 2007. 319 pp. Pbk. Christians in the West have little understanding of Eastern Orthodoxy. Though at odds, Roman Catholics and […]

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Why God Won’t Go Away

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Alister McGrath. Why God Won’t Go Away: Is the New Atheism Running on Empty? (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2011), 191 pp. Pbk. Why God Won’t Go Away is Alister McGrath’s latest engagement with what has been referred […]

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Finding Truth

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Nancy Pearcey, Finding Truth: 5 Principles for Unmasking Atheism, Secularism, and Other God Substitutes. Colorado Springs: David C. Cook, 2015. 384 pp, hardcover. There are few, if any, modern defenders of the faith who would […]

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Introducing Paul

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Michael F. Bird, Introducing Paul: The Man, His Mission, His Message. Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 2007. 209 pp. Pbk. Truly, no evangelist had more impact on Christianity than Paul. Yet despite his prominence in writing […]

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In Defence of the Bible

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Steven B. Cowan & Terry L. Wilder, (eds.) In Defense of the Bible: A Comprehensive Apologetic for the Authority of Scripture. B&H Academic, 2013. 490 pp. What do a Bible, a treadmill, and a liberal […]

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A Faith Not Worth Fighting For

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Tripp York and Justin Bronson Barringer (eds.). A Faith Not Worth Fighting For: Addressing Commonly Asked Questions About Christian Nonviolence (Eugene: Cascade, 2012), 243 pp. Pbk. When it comes to issues of nonviolence and pacifism, […]

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Seeking God: A Mystic’s Way

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Michael H. Mitias. Seeking God: A Mystics Way (Eugene: Resource Publications, 2012), 198 pp. Pbk. Mysticism is a dirty word for many Christians. Unfortunately, that is often because few Christians know what mysticism even references, […]

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Theology of B.B. Warfield

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Fred G. Zaspel, The Theology of B. B. Warfield: A Systematic Summary (Wheaton: Crossway, 2010); 624 pp. Hdbk. Slowly but surely historians and theologians are starting to provide a proper assessment of the legacy of […]

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