book reviews

“In the Last Days of Narnia, far up to the west.” This is how C.S. Lewis begins the end of The Chronicles of Narnia, The Last Battle . I reread this book last year, right in the middle of the pandemic lock-downs, and since doing so I’ve found myself more and more referring to the book to help find...
I have been doing a lot of reading over here and very little posting. I’m currently enjoying a lot of research on a new project I am working on, which has taken me from writing much on the blog. But I wanted to share some quick blurbs on some notable books I’ve been reading on the side. After all,...
Simonetta Carr makes her return to the bunker. She’s written a number of Christian books (including some wonderful children’s biographies) and she’s also a contributor of Place for Truth , another Alliance website. This time around, Simonetta joins the team to talk about a very...
Lois Lowry tells a story about how a utopian state required that all of the community's memories going back through the generations be committed to a single person, a receiver. The elders engineered a society where no one but the receiver had to feel or remember. Life was safe and comfortable. The...
Lois Lowry tells a story about how a utopian state required that all of the community's memories going back through the generations be committed to a single person, a receiver. The elders engineered a society where no one but the receiver had to feel or remember. Life was safe and comfortable. The...
Lois Lowry tells a story about how a utopian state required that all of the community's memories going back through the generations be committed to a single person, a receiver. The elders engineered a society where no one but the receiver had to feel or remember. Life was safe and comfortable. The...
Lois Lowry tells a story about how a utopian state required that all of the community's memories going back through the generations be committed to a single person, a receiver. The elders engineered a society where no one but the receiver had to feel or remember. Life was safe and comfortable. The...
Matthew Tuininga
Gary Dorrien. The New Abolition: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel . New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. 647 pages. $45.00. The New Abolition is a sobering read. The story of the black church and its struggle against oppression is not well-known by most white evangelical Christians...
Matthew Tuininga
Gary Dorrien. The New Abolition: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel . New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. 647 pages. $45.00. The New Abolition is a sobering read. The story of the black church and its struggle against oppression is not well-known by most white evangelical Christians...
Matthew Tuininga
Ed Shaw. Same-Sex Attraction and the Church: The Surprising Plausibility of the Celibate Life . Downer's Grove: Intervarsity Press, 2015. 172 pages. $16.00. For far too long in this country it has seemed possible to enjoy both the Christian life and the American dream. Christians have conflated the...