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Life’s big questions

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October 2012
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Life’s big questions

Life’s big questions Vaughan RobertsIVP176 pages, £6.99ISBN: 9781844740215 This thoughtful and helpful book is a follow-up to the author’s previous volume, God’s big picture. In both publications he is concerned to give an overview of the Bible as a whole and to pick out certain unifying themes.     In this book the major motif…

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We don’t do God

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October 2012
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We don’t do God

We don’t do God George and Andrew Carey Lion Hudson: Monarch, 176 pages, £7.99, ISBN: 978-0-85721-030-2 The former Archbishop of Canterbury here joins forces with his journalist son to express their concerns about the spiritual direction that Britain is taking. They lament the increasing pace of secularism in the UK public arena and the…

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Archibald Brown: Spurgeon’s successor

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October 2012
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Archibald Brown: Spurgeon’s successor

Archibald Brown: Spurgeon’s successor Iain H. Murray Banner of Truth432 pages, £16.00, ISBN: 9781848711396 At the 2011 Leicester Banner of Truth ministers’ conference Iain Murray gave an address on Archibald Brown (1844-1922). Few of us knew anything much about the subject of his talk, but by the end we wanted to know more about…

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The heart of Christ

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October 2012
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The heart of Christ

The heart of Christ Thomas GoodwinBanner of Truth158 pages, £5.00ISBN: 978-1-84871-146-4 This is a profoundly refreshing book by the warm-hearted Puritan, Thomas Goodwin. The author’s contention is that believers do not consider as they should — to their great comfort and encouragement — the disposition of Christ in his glory toward his people on…

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Matthew Henry: his life and influence

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October 2012
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Matthew Henry: his life and influence

Matthew Henry: his life and influence Allan Harman Christian Focus, 207 pages, £8.99, ISBN: 978-1845507831 Matthew Henry must surely be one of the best and most influential names in Christian history and, at the same time, one of the least known lives. Now, at long last, we have been blessed with a good biographical…

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Hear me carefully

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September 2012
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Hear me carefully

Hear me carefully John Blanchard ¬— a biography Marlene WilliamsEP Books, 143 pages, £6.99 ISBN: 9780852347850 Among the many who have benefitted from the literary output of John Blanchard, there are probably not a few who would appreciate knowing more about his life story and 50 years in full-time ministry.     The same will…

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Son of the underground

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September 2012
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Son of the underground

Son of the underground Isaac Liu Lion Hudson: Monarch, 144 pages, £6.99, ISBN: 978-0-85721-199-6 Isaac Liu is the son of ‘the heavenly man’ whose story caused quite a stir and not a little controversy several years ago.     Now, Isaac tells his own story of being brought up in a home from which his…

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