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All reviews from 11 november 2018 2018

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Dying Well: Dying Faithfully
John Wyatt

Referring to ‘dying’ in the title of a book is perhaps off-putting to many readers. With a title such as Dying Well, you’re also not quite sure what aspects of death the book will address. However, it’s soon apparent that…

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The Bible: God’s Inerrant Word (Banner Mini-Guides)
Derek W H Thomas

According to the back cover, this book intends to ‘provide an entry point for those who know little about the “Book of books”, but it is written ‘in such a way as to encourage those who know it better to…

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The God of Creation
Richard D Phillips

Writing clearly and concisely, Richard Phillips explains how a correct view of God informs a correct reading of Genesis. He shows how liberal, non-literal views of the creation account are inadmissible if careful hermeneutic principles are followed. The book summarises…

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The Devil’s Music: How Christians Inspired, Condemned, and Embraced Rock ’n’ Roll
Randall J. Stephens

In pacey style, The Devil’s Music traces the turbulent relationship between pop music and American evangelicalism from the 1950s to the present day. The story begins in the revivalist meetings of Pentecostal churches in the southern states, characterised by shouting,…

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Daniel and his visions: The message of Daniel chapters 7-12
Steve Wilmshurst

Based on Steve Wilmshurst’s sermons at his church in Bristol, this book succeeds in making the ‘difficult’ latter half of Daniel an enjoyable read. It doesn’t comment on every verse, which can prove disappointing in places. However, the author generally…