My Top Ten Books of 2019

I’ve been watching with interest various people and organisations post their ‘book of the year’ lists, and have held off doing my own largely because I was finishing up a few books that I wondered if they MIGHT sneak into … Continued

It is Better by Far…

Sometimes, just sometimes, disparate threads in a story are drawn together in such a way that the reader can but marvel at the authors skill.  Sometimes, just sometimes, we see the same thing happening accidentally in the real world. I’ve … Continued

Unburying the Lede: Dominion

I recently posted a review of a book that I couldn’t recommend, and have found the responses to that review on social media and in private correspondence very interesting. A trusted friend, with vastly more wisdom and learning than I, … Continued

Book Review: History and Eschatology

Reviewing books by N. T., or Tom, Wright is always an adventure. Partly because there are so many of them, partly because he has fans and detractors in similar numbers, and partly because his output is so broad, covering both … Continued

Book Review: God in the Whirlwind

The name David Wells will likely be known to one subset of readers of this blog, and an unknown one to others. This book, though, should be of interest to anyone who reads this blog and/or is interested in issues … Continued

Complete Darkness

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Trigger warning – this book contains extreme violence, speculative demonology, worryingly possible future scenarios, strong language, and lots of things I thoroughly disapprove of. An edited version of this post appears at Christian Today. One of the dangers of being … Continued

Book review: The Christian Doctrine of Humanity

Readers should have realised by now that one of my biggest theological interests is ‘theological anthropology’, or rather understanding what it is to be human in an explicitly Christian way, informed by Scripture. This book, then, represents the proceedings of … Continued

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