Category Archives: Books

Answering Your Mail

Dear Jim, If you had to recommend what you considred to be the most important book, what would it be (but not the Bible). Thank you, Allison H. Dear Allison, There are so many important volumes but I have thought … Continue reading

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The Samaritans: A Profile

Eerdmans have published a really interesting volume on the far too often neglected and overlooked Samaritans.  The title, The Samaritans: A Profile, fits well the publisher’s description: Most people associate the term “Samaritan” exclusively with the New Testament stories about … Continue reading

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It’s Out. Get It. Get It All

Get. It.

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James Crossley’s book Launch

On Wednesday 20th April Prof Crossley held a book launch in the Waldegrave Drawing Room to promote his latest publication: ‘Harnessing Chaos: The Bible in English Political Discourse since 1968’.

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Every Book of the Bible Explained in Terms Laypeople Will Find Helpful

No commentary on the entire Bible does what this commentary does.  First, because no commentary on the entire Bible has been written solely with the person who is sitting in a pew in mind.  And second, no modern scholar (save … Continue reading

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Luther For Beginners

Logos is offering a strikingly good bargain for a little 2 volume collection of Luther’s works.  I think it ideal for folk just dipping their toes into Luther’s theology.  Give it a look for yourself.

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The Book of Zechariah

Eerdmans sent, some months back, a review copy of this very, very new volume without any expectation of either a positive or negative outcome of said review. Over the centuries, the prophetic book of Zechariah has suffered from accusations of … Continue reading

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