A Book Review of “Spirit-Controlled Temperament” by Tim LaHaye

While temperament theory has been a subject of study for millennia, temperament therapy is the new kid on the block, relatively speaking. Since Hippocrates in the fifth century B.C. mankind has known of the temperaments, albeit under a different name and stemming from a fundamentally different understanding of their biological origin. Only in recent history … Continue reading A Book Review of “Spirit-Controlled Temperament” by Tim LaHaye

A Book Review of “Thinks…” by David Lodge

Thinks… is a novel by David Lodge which explores the tangled lives of Ralph Messenger, professor of cognitive sciences at the fictitious University of Gloucester, and Hellen Reed, a widow from London who is teaching creative writing at the University for a semester while the usual professor is on sabbatical. Ralph is a philanderer who … Continue reading A Book Review of “Thinks…” by David Lodge

A Book Review of “Evil and the Justice of God” by N. T. Wright

N.T. Wright’s book Evil and the Justice of God has been on my Amazon wishlist for some time. So I was pleasantly surprised when one afternoon at the public library I discovered a copy of this book. Compared to Wright’s other works (which are typically tomes belonging to multi-volume sets), Evil is relatively small, coming … Continue reading A Book Review of “Evil and the Justice of God” by N. T. Wright

A Critical Review of Rob Bell’s “Love Wins”

In 2011 Rob Bell’s book Love Wins: A Book about Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived hit bookstores and sparked a veritable firestorm (pun intended) of both criticism and support. Fallout came from every corner as Bell hit road on a book tour. Other books were written to counter the … Continue reading A Critical Review of Rob Bell’s “Love Wins”

A Book Review of “Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism” by John Shelby Spong

How can you say, “We are wise, and the law of the Lord is with us,” when, in fact, the false pen of the scribes has made it into a lie? (Jeremiah 8:8, NRSV) My dad works for a shredding company. He recently came across a couple of books in the pile of papers he … Continue reading A Book Review of “Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism” by John Shelby Spong