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All articles & reviews tagged with cds-and-dvds

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February 2012
Reviews > DVD

Faraday – Man of science and man of God

A sad trend in Britain is the declining awareness of our Christian heritage. The ambition to change the world is good, and past generations did just that. We often think of the noble army of pastors, teachers and missionaries who have worked tirelessly to build the kingdom of God in many parts of the…

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April 2018
Reviews > DVD

Saints of Zion

I approached this review with some trepidation as it is unfamiliar territory for me. This was further compounded by the recent death of R. C. Sproul, a mighty servant of God who has now gone to his eternal reward. The lyrics are mostly by R. C. Sproul and have been set to music by…

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December 2017
Reviews > DVD

The spirit of discovery — inspiring the new generation of scientific pioneers

This is a high-quality production, aimed at correcting a problem arguably threatening the integrity of much of scientific education today: that science curricula and teachers stultify rather than encourage true science when it comes to evolutionary theory, since the latter has become a ‘no-go’ area for critical thinking. The film weaves together the insights…

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Review

December 2016
DVD

A Survey of Church History Part 5 (DVD)

W. Robert Godfrey is president and professor of church history at Westminster Theological Seminary, California. He here provides an informative, insightful and interesting series of twelve lectures on 1800-1900. Although produced primarily for an American audience, there is much that is applicable to the UK. The lectures average around 24 minutes each, which makes…

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Review

November 2015
Reviews > DVD

Knox — the life and legacy of Scotland’s controversial reformer (DVD)

Knox is a documentary produced by Murdo MacLeod, marking the 500th anniversary of the birth of the influential Scots Reformer, John Knox.The documentary is presented in a manner that we have grown used to. Philip Todd, the film’s youthful presenter (in dark jeans, loose narrow tie, etc.), moves from location to location (Edinburgh, Perth,…

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Review

October 2015
Reviews > DVD

The English Reformation and the Puritans (DVD)

One of the criticisms of the way history is taught in schools is that pupils come away knowing a bit about Henry VIII and his six wives, some details of the horrors of the slave trade and something about Hitler, but nothing to set it all in context. Some even struggle to put all…

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Article

February 2015
DVD

How to watch a ‘biblical’ movie

With the recent release of Exodus: Gods and Kings following the earlier Noah movie, how should Bible-believing Christians consider engaging a film based on a Bible story? When we watch a normal secular film or TV programme, how do we watch it? For most of us we would make sure the content was appropriate and check…

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