Looking Into the Abyss, and Finding a Way Toward Hope

By Christian Hamaker on March 31, 2014

A decidedly non-Reformed look at faith finds sympathy from a Reformed reader.

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Gates Unhinged

By Paul Miller on March 12, 2014

Review of Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War by Robert M. Gates According to the rules of an old Washington parlor game, there is only one thing to do upon the release of a memoir by a former high-profile official:…

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My Beef With a Delicious Read

By Guest Contributor on April 25, 2013

A Review of Recipe for Joy, by Robin Davis By Jennilee Miller I like personal interest stories and I love to cook.  And eat.  So it wasn’t a tough sell for me to pick up “Recipe for Joy” when my…

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Slain in the Spirit: An Author’s Journey and a Pentecostal Promise

By Christian Hamaker on November 16, 2012

A reflection on Mark Richard’s House of Prayer No. 2 By CHRISTIAN HAMAKER Here at Schaeffer’s Ghost, we’re all about “watching books, reading films.” Mark Richard’s House of Prayer No. 2 walks the line: It’s a book about a writer…

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Untangling God and Caesar

By Coyle Neal on October 30, 2012

Review of Raised Right: How I Untangled My Faith from Politics and Learned to Start Living the Gospel by Alisa Harris. By COYLE NEAL I am always pleasantly surprised to be reminded that there is such a thing as the…

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Angels Among Us?

By Coyle Neal on October 9, 2012

Review of Ghost Brother Angel by Grant Schnarr By COYLE NEAL Ghost Brother Angel by Grant Schnarr is utterly without redeeming spiritual value. (And no, that’s not a phrase I throw around very often. In fact, to the best of…

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The Banality of Angst

By Coyle Neal on August 16, 2012

Review of Faith and Other Flat Tires by Andrea Palpant Dilley By COYLE NEAL Another entry into the ever-growing “memoir” category, Andrea Palpant Dilley’s Faith and Other Flat Tires chronicles her journey from being a missionary kid to being a…

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