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Know the Heretics

Know the Heretics

By Justin Holcomb
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.48 Stars

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On 7/21 Chris Hennessey wrote: Heretic. It’s a word used often today to describe someone that does not believe in what we believe, does not agree with what we agree with or simply as an insult/joke. More often than not when the term heretic is used today it is not used in a way that is true to what the term really means or how it ... Know the Heretics by Justin Holcomb

Chris 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/28 Angel Roman wrote: Last year I started to read about church history, from the Apostles in the book of Acts to the Protestant Reformation. Among Roman emperors, church theology and famous theologians I read a few stuff about heresies in the church so when I saw this book I knew I had to read it. Know the Heretics its a ... Review – Know the Heretics by Justin S. Holcomb

Angel Roman's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/28 Karen Wilber wrote: If you've ever heard of the Gnostics or Pelagius and wondered what they had to do with church history and heresy and how they're relevant today, author Justin Holcomb has written a book for you.  Each chapter in Know the Heretics provides historical context, why the teaching was heretical, what ... Book Review: Know the Heretics

Karen's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/23 Kyle McDanell wrote: Yet ever relevant, heresy is a less than cool topic. No doubt political correctness has made talk of personal belief as being "out of bounds" and thus "off limits" worthy of God's wrath. Nevertheless, if Christianity wants to remain pure (and I would argue relevant) then awareness of ancient heresies ... "Know the Heretics" by Justn Holcomb: A Review

Kyle's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/18 Scotty wrote: What is heresy? Who is a heretic? As a Christian, would you know heresy if you heard or read it? Heresy isn't just the problem of biblically false teachings that plagued the church centuries ago, it's a very real problem within the church today. And many of the heresies being promoted today have their ... A small paperback offering knowledge worth gaining

Scotty's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/15 Reformissional Rev wrote:                Some of you reading this review may have grown up knowing a little bit about Protestant church history. But, many of you probably have a story similar to mine, where you knew virtually nothing. Because my life, as that ... Know the Heretics by Justin Holcomb

Reformissional Rev's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/14 Jonathon Burns wrote: I’ve seen a lot of chatter online recently about heretics. It seems that certain segments of the church love nothing more than accusing others of heresy. If a well-known author or speaker says something they disagree with, or if they hold a different interpretation of a certain biblical text, then ... I don't that means what you think it means

Jonathon's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/13 Bookwomanjoan wrote: Today we hear lots of Christian teaching. How do we know if what you hear is truly biblical? Heresy is nothing new. It has come up at various times through Christian history. To help us understand the development of heresy and orthodoxy, Holcomb has chosen twelve major events in which the church preserved ... Know the Heretics by Justin S. Holcomb

Bookwomanjoan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/12 Debi Martin wrote: Know the Heretics by Justin S. HolcombMy rating: 4 of 5 starsVery readable overview of some of the key heresies during the course of church history. Heresy is defined as "that which deviates from the central teachings of the Christian faith, as expressed in the rule of faith and subsequently in the church's ... Know the Heretics by Justin Holcomb

Debi's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/9 Rebecca Ray wrote: In a time when we tend to accuse everyone who disagrees with us of heretical doctrine, Justin S. Holcomb’s Know the Heretics is a refreshing look at what heresy truly is. As he reminds us, even though some of the people that we disagree with may be wrong in our eyes on certain doctrines, through the ... Know the Heretics Review

Rebecca's Rating:

5 Stars