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September 2019
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Israel: Archaeologists discover King David’s city of refuge

Archaeologists in Israel believe they have unearthed the 12th century BC biblical city of Ziklag. In the book of 1 Samuel, David flees from King Saul and settles in the Philistine town of Ziklag until Saul’s death. The site was found 43 miles from Jerusalem, near the modern city of Kiryat Gat. While other…

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Adam Ate With Dinosaurs

This book has the worthy goal of helping Christians to think biblically about origins. The author claims no special background in science, but writes persuasively and enthusiastically, as someone who has informed himself whilst pursuing a career in international trade finance. The book appears to be designed for non-technical Christian readers, who are left…

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Why On Earth Did Jesus Come?

Attractively produced, this publication sets out to explain, in a lively manner, the true facts of the Christmas story. It tackles some of the myths and legends which have grown up over the years and shows the reader the true ‘reason for the season’. The first half of the booklet covers the historical background…

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Joseph: The Hidden Hand of God

Despite its cover of many colours, which I found a little off-putting, this book was well worth reading. Successfully and encouragingly, the author demonstrates the hand of God throughout the life of Joseph. The book has thirteen chapters — twelve covering different aspects of the life of Joseph, and an introductory chapter, ironically called…

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