Category Archives: book reviews

A word about Half the Sky

There is a book called Half the Sky: Turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. (New York: Random House, Inc., 2009) that needs a word of comment, because it is bad and Christian … Continue reading

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For the children’s sake (a reply to a reply)

A woman has replied to the review of For the Children’s Sake that I posted on Amazon.com. Her response begins, “I’m fairly shocked to read such a harsh critique of a gentle and fully Christian method of imparting love of … Continue reading

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Book review: For the Children’s Sake

This is a review of the book For the Children’s Sake by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay, originally written in 1984 and reprinted in 2009 by Crossway Books, Wheaton, Illinois. In this book Mrs. Macaulay presents in summary form the educational system … Continue reading

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Album review: Christ is Risen!

This is a review of the Everlasting Word Band‘s album, Christ is Risen!, which was released in April of last year. Everlasting Word Band is a ministry of Christ The Word Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Toledo, Ohio. Introduction The Everlasting … Continue reading

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The Shack: A god without wrath

(This is part 4 of a 4-part series. See also part 1, part 2, and part 3.) The god of The Shack preaches a different gospel: a gospel where there are only sheep and no goats; where all the soil … Continue reading

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The Shack: A god without expectations

(This is part 3 in a 4-part series. See also part 1, part 2, and part 4.) In The Shack, William Paul Young takes pains to present a god devoid of authority. We examined this in part 2. But what … Continue reading

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The Shack: A god without authority

(This is part 2 in a 4-part series. See also part 1, part 3, and part 4.) Many Christians have praised The Shack as helping them understand God better, but they need to be warned that the god of The … Continue reading

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