The Sense of an Ending: Meditations on Memory and Self-Deception

By Kendrick Kuo on April 8, 2013

Review of The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes The Sense of an Ending is a novella by Julian Barnes that explores the limits of memory and how memory affects defines us. Published in 2011, it won the Man…

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How to Murder Sin

By Paul Miller on April 4, 2013

Review of The Mortification of Sin by John Owen This is one of the most challenging books I have ever read. Every Christian would benefit from reading this book: no one would profit from skimming it. Read this book, but do…

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Doctrine is for Living the Christian Life

By Kendrick Kuo on March 27, 2013

Review of The Christian Life: A Doctrinal Introduction by Sinclair Ferguson Sinclair Ferguson’s The Christian Life: A Doctrinal Introduction, along with John Murray’s Redemption Accomplished and Applied, are my top two picks when recommending an introduction to systematic theology for folks…

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‘On the Road’ to Nowhere

By Alexis Neal on March 26, 2013

Review of On the Road by Jack Kerouac When I moved to D.C., some friends and I started a book club. Our goal was to work our way through the classics of English/American Literature and read the books that everyone else…

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Chasing the Orgastic Future with Jay Gatsby

By Paul Miller on March 14, 2013

Review of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald The first time I read The Great Gatsby, I was high on codeine—recovering from surgery—and had vivid hallucinatory dreams of the green light every night for a week. Almost twenty years later,…

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The Romance of the Noble Savage: The Deerslayer

By Paul Miller on March 13, 2013

Review of The Deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper Five white people are holed up in a floating cabin in the middle of a lake and surrounded on all sides by woods infested with hostile Huron Indians bent on murder, rape, and…

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Lots of Stupid Christians

By Schaeffer's Ghost on March 12, 2013

Review of The Democratization of American Christianity by Nathan O. Hatch For as long as I can remember, I’ve been addicted to the bandwagon. Consequently, here is my contribution to the ongoing Schaeffer’s Ghost discussion of the intellectual state of…

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A Morally-Complex Game of Thrones

By Kendrick Kuo on March 7, 2013

As in real life, sometimes it’s hard to see moral clarity in complex situations.

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Mere Lewis

By Coyle Neal on March 6, 2013

Review of C.S. Lewis: A Life by Alister McGrath By COYLE NEAL Writing biographies is hard work. Sometimes, there just isn’t a lot of information about an individual—even if that individual is a very important historical figure. Sometimes there’s so…

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A God for Bad Days, Too

By Alexis Neal on March 5, 2013

Review of Finding God in the Dark: Faith, Disappointment, and the Struggle to Believe by Ted Kluck & Ronnie Martin By ALEXIS NEAL Have you ever gone through a difficult time? Had the rug yanked out from under you? Looked disillusionment…

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