Posts about books

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Is Jesus God?

Is Jesus God? Christianity teaches that God became man in the person of Jesus Christ. But a new book, How Jesus Became God, questions the origins and evolution…

Jun 02, 2014
Come Receive the Light

The Unique Nature of Human Beings

Lawyer and award-winning author Wesley J. Smith is a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism and the author of The…

Apr 24, 2014
The Sounding

Review of “The Experience of God” by David Bentley Hart

This is not a typical book review. I’m not going to summarize Hart’s arguments, point out the books virtues and flaws, and end with something like…

Apr 21, 2014
The Sounding

Frankenstein Had a Dirty Lens

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein tells a story about a monster created out of scientific discovery, technological advancement, and greed. What most people…

Apr 07, 2014
The Sounding

REVIEW: The Legend of the Cross

A lot of stories have grown up around the Cross over the course of Christian history, and in a beautiful new picture book for young readers, Chrissi Hart…

Mar 25, 2014
The Sounding

Every Time I Do My Cross

Every Time I Do My Cross, a thirty-page hardcover book, is new to children’s book shelves. I loved this book before I ever read it. The author, Presvytera…

Mar 18, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Christian Culture

Award-winning author Jana Reiss is back on the show with us today to talk about her new book: The Twible: All the chapters of theBible in 140 Characters…

Jan 30, 2014
The Sounding

Celebrating the Childlike in Neil Gaiman’s “The Ocean at the End of the Lane”

It’s Christmas Eve, and you are 7 years old. You can barely sleep because you know tonight Santa is coming. Every blinking light and star outside your…

Jan 21, 2014
The Sounding

REVIEW: Sweet Song, A Story of Romanos the Melodist

My editor, and friend, Jane Meyer, has always had a very gentle touch with her writing, and it comes through wonderfully in her latest book, Sweet Song,…

Jan 12, 2014
The Sounding

Gary Chapman’s “Five Love Languages”

If you are married, or in a serious relationship, you have to read this book! I have never been a good or fast reader. While I enjoy writing and write…

Oct 02, 2013