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Red Letter Revolution

Red Letter Revolution

On 10/15 Matthew Hamilton wrote: Shane Claiborne and Tony Campolo have collaborated to create an enlightening book that reads like a conversation. The text of the book is a dialogue moving back and forth between Claiborne and Campolo, with each author’s thoughts in a different font so that they can be easily distinguished. The book ... Red Letter Revolution: A Much Needed Dialogue

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4 Stars

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The Truth About the Lordship of Christ

The Truth About the Lordship of Christ

On 10/1 Matthew Hamilton wrote: MacArthur takes the Reformed understanding of God and describes it in similar terms as previous Reformed theologians. He discusses how God does not truly love the entire world, but hates the sinner and the wicked (he does call it a “holy hate” on page 8). The rest of the book follows in the same ... A Review of The Truth About the Lordship of Christ

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1 Stars

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1,000 Days

1,000 Days

On 5/12 Matthew Hamilton wrote: This book was difficult to read. Although advertised as an exploration of the ministry of Jesus, the end result is a collection of themed chapters with quotations from the four Gospels used as proof texts. The “notes” in the back are wanting; with no academic sources behind his “study” of Jesus’ ... Review of "1000 Days"

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1 Stars

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The Jesus We Missed

The Jesus We Missed

On 3/1 Matthew Hamilton wrote: Patrick Henry Reardon, the senior editor of Touchstone, has attempted to bring out an understated quality of Jesus Christ: his humanity. This book is not a return to the heresy of monarchianism, nor does it attempt to revise any theories of Christology. Instead, Reardon is grounded in the early church ... Review of "The Jesus We Missed"

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4 Stars

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Why God Won't Go Away

Why God Won't Go Away

On 2/12 Matthew Hamilton wrote: Allister McGrath attempts to tackle what has been one of the most prominent trends of the first decade of the 21st century: Neo-atheism. The entire first section of the book is dedicated to explaining what neo-atheism is, and a number of neo-atheist authors are discussed, including Sam Harris, Daniel ... Review of “Why God Won’t Go Away”

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3 Stars

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