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The envy of Eve

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September 2012
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The envy of Eve

The envy of Eve Melissa Kruger Christian Focus, 256 pages, £8.99 ISBN: 978-1-84550-775-6 This interesting read combines the sort of practical analysis of heart-level Christian living to be found in the writings of the later Puritans with the anecdotal style often found in Christian writing today.     The anecdotal aspect makes the book readable,…

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Make the world your parish

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September 2012
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Make the world your parish

Make the world your parish: increasing your global influence for ChristReggie Weems Day One, 128 pages, £6, ISBN: 9781846253386 Reggie Weems, pastor of Heritage Baptist Church, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA, has written this book to ‘help pastors understand the full ramifications of applied grace (practical theology), and in so doing increase their global influence…

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Taste and see that the Lord is good: knowing, loving and enjoying God

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April 2012
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Taste and see that the Lord is good: knowing, loving and enjoying God

Taste and see that the Lord is good: knowing, loving and enjoying God Joel JamesDay One202 pages, £8.00ISBN: 978-1-84625-269-3 This is an excellent book. The title is however slightly misleading. For in this volume Joel James uses Old Testament narratives to teach about many of the attributes of God, not just his goodness.   …

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The books of Moses revisited

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April 2012
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The books of Moses revisited

The books of Moses revisitedPaul LawrenceWipf & Stock, 172 pages, ISBN: 978-1-61097-417-2 This book challenges an entrenched, liberal academic theory called the ‘documentary hypothesis’ (or ‘JEDP hypothesis’) that rejects the idea that Moses was the author of the Pentateuch.     Since the eighteenth century, its proponents have suggested a combination of various sources and…

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Exploring the Bible: 1 and 2 Thessalonians

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April 2012
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Exploring the Bible: 1 and 2 Thessalonians

Exploring the Bible: 1 and 2 Thessalonians Stanley JebbDay One, 248 pages £8.00, ISBN: 978-1-84625-287-7 The appropriate subtitle of this book is: ‘A practical commentary’. Based on his own scholarly and pastoral insights, along with well chosen quotations from other commentators, the author moves briskly but thoroughly through the text.    The introduction sets the…

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Select practical writings of John Knox

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April 2012
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Select practical writings of John Knox

Select practical writings of John Knox Banner of Truth 295 pages, £16.00 ISBN: 978-1-84871-102-0 Apart from his History of the Reformation in Scotland, John Knox published very little. He is one of those sixteenth century reformers more spoken and written about, and misunderstood, than read. It is good, therefore, that some of his writings…

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With Calvin in the theatre of God

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April 2012
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With Calvin in the theatre of God

With Calvin in the theatre of God Eds John Piper and David MathisCrossway, 192 pages, £8.99, ISBN: 978-1433514128 This is a gem of a book, approaching Calvin’s life, ministry and contribution to the church from an unusual angle. Edited by John Piper and David Mathis, it is a compilation of addresses given at the…

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