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How America's Political Parties Change (And How They Don't) (Book Review), Jack Vander Slik Mar 2020

How America's Political Parties Change (And How They Don't) (Book Review), Jack Vander Slik

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Reviewed Title: How America's Political Parties Change (And How They Don't) by Michael Barone. New York and London: Encounter Books, 2019. 130 pp. ISBN: 9781641770781.


A Cordial Reply To Matthew Tuininga, Keith Sewell Mar 2019

A Cordial Reply To Matthew Tuininga, Keith Sewell

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Editor's Note: This article is Dr. Keith Sewell's rejoinder to an ongoing, friendly debate between himself and Dr. Matthew Tuininga, a debate that began with Sewell's review of Tuininga's book, Calvin's Political Theology and the Public Engagement of the Church: Christ's Two Kingdoms (Cambridge U. Press, 2017) in Pro Rege 46:3 (March 2018).


Christian Hospitality And Muslim Immigration In An Age Of Fear (Book Review), Abby M. Foreman Mar 2019

Christian Hospitality And Muslim Immigration In An Age Of Fear (Book Review), Abby M. Foreman

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Reviewed Title: Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear by Matthew Kaemingk. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2018. 296 pp. ISBN: 9780802874580.


A Review Of Robert Sweetman's Tracing The Lines: Spiritual Exercise And The Gesture Of Christian Scholarship, Calvin Seerveld Jun 2018

A Review Of Robert Sweetman's Tracing The Lines: Spiritual Exercise And The Gesture Of Christian Scholarship, Calvin Seerveld

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Reviewed Title: Tracing the Lines: Spiritual Exercise and the Gesture of Christian Scholarship by Robert Sweetman. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2016. 177 pp. ISBN: 9781498296830


Crisis Of Evangelical Christianity: Roots, Consequences, And Resolutions (Book Review), Scott Culpepper Mar 2017

Crisis Of Evangelical Christianity: Roots, Consequences, And Resolutions (Book Review), Scott Culpepper

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Reviewed Title: The Crisis of Evangelical Christianity: Roots, Consequences, and Resolutions. Sewell, Keith C. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2016. 292 pp. ISBN: 9781498238755.


Perfume River (Book Review), Howard Schaap Mar 2017

Perfume River (Book Review), Howard Schaap

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Reviewed Title: Perfume River. Butler, Robert Olen. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2016. 273 pp. ISBN: 9780802125750.


You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power Of Habits (Book Review), Shelbi Gesch Sep 2016

You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power Of Habits (Book Review), Shelbi Gesch

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Reviewed Title: You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habits by James K. A. Smith. Grand Rapids Press, 2016. 224 pp. ISBN: 9781587433801.


Wanted: A Spiritual Pursuit Through Jail, Among Outlaws, And Across Borders (Book Review), Howard Schaap Sep 2016

Wanted: A Spiritual Pursuit Through Jail, Among Outlaws, And Across Borders (Book Review), Howard Schaap

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Reviewed Title: Wanted: A Spiritual Pursuit Through Jail, Among Outlaws, and Across Borders by Chris Hoke. New York: Harper One, 2015. 360 pp. ISBN: 9780062321367.


Lost World Of Adam And Eve: Genesis 2-3 And The Human Origins Debate (Book Review), Joel Duff Mar 2016

Lost World Of Adam And Eve: Genesis 2-3 And The Human Origins Debate (Book Review), Joel Duff

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Reviewed Title: The Lost World of Adam and Eve: Genesis 2-3 and the Human Origins Debate. Walton, John H. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2015. 256 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8308-2461-8.


Justice In Love (Book Review), Ben Gibson Mar 2016

Justice In Love (Book Review), Ben Gibson

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Reviewed Title: Justice in Love. Wolterstorff, Nicholas. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdman's Publishing Company, 2015. 306 pp. ISBN: 978-0802872944.


Frances Burney's Evelina: A Critique Of The Ancient Regime And Plea For Its Moral Reform, Mary Dengler Jun 2015

Frances Burney's Evelina: A Critique Of The Ancient Regime And Plea For Its Moral Reform, Mary Dengler

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Reviewed Title: Evelina: Or the History of a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World (A Bedford Cultural Edition), ed. Kristina Straub (N. Y.: Bedford Books, 1997).

Dr. Dengler presented this article at the 2014 Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, Arkansas, November, 2014.


Carolyn Custis James' Half The Church: Recapturing God's Global Vision For Women: A Review Essay, Matthew S. Vos Mar 2015

Carolyn Custis James' Half The Church: Recapturing God's Global Vision For Women: A Review Essay, Matthew S. Vos

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Reviewed Title: Half the Church: Recapturing God's Global Vision for Women, by Carolyn Custis James (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2011) ISBN 9780310325567. 206 pages.


Poythress’S Trinitarian Logic: A Review Essay, Calvin Jongsma Jun 2014

Poythress’S Trinitarian Logic: A Review Essay, Calvin Jongsma

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Reviewed Title: Vern Sheridan Poythress. Logic: A God-Centered Approach to the Foundation of Western Thought. Crossway, 2013. 733 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4335-3229-0.


Time Travel (Book Review), Joshua Matthews Sep 2013

Time Travel (Book Review), Joshua Matthews

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Reviewed Title: Wittenberg, David. Time Travel: The Popular Philosophy of Narrative. New York: Fordham University Press, 2013. 306 pages. ISBN: 9780823249961.


Barack Obama: The Story (Book Review), James C. Schaap Sep 2012

Barack Obama: The Story (Book Review), James C. Schaap

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Reviewed Title: Maraniss, David. Barack Obama: The Story. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2012. 672 pp. ISBN 10:1439160406 or 13:978-143916404.


John Owen, Richard Baxter And The Formation Of Nonconformity (Book Review), Keith C. Sewell Sep 2012

John Owen, Richard Baxter And The Formation Of Nonconformity (Book Review), Keith C. Sewell

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Reviewed Title: Cooper, Tim. John Owen, Richard Baxter and the Formation of Nonconformity. Farnham, England: Ashgate, 2011. 343 pages. ISBN: 9780754663614.


Branding Obamessiah: The Rise Of An American Idol (Book Review), Charles Veenstra Sep 2012

Branding Obamessiah: The Rise Of An American Idol (Book Review), Charles Veenstra

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Reviewed Title: Taylor, Mark Edward. Branding Obamessiah: The Rise of an American Idol. Grand Rapids: Edenridge Press, 2011. 373 pages. ISBN 9781937532918.


Not Sure (Book Review), James C. Schaap Mar 2012

Not Sure (Book Review), James C. Schaap

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Reviewed Title: Suk, John. Not Sure. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011. 207 pp. ISBN 978-0-8028-6650-9.


Bible Made Impossible: Why Biblicism Is Not A Truly Evangelical Reading Of Scripture (Book Review), Laurence C. Sibley Mar 2012

Bible Made Impossible: Why Biblicism Is Not A Truly Evangelical Reading Of Scripture (Book Review), Laurence C. Sibley

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Reviewed Title: Smith, Christian. The Bible Made Impossible: Why Biblicism Is Not a Truly Evangelical Reading of Scripture. Grand Rapids: Brazos, 2011. 220pps. ISBN 978-1-58743-303-0.


Recent Books By Palestinian Christians (Book Reviews), Charles Veenstra Mar 2012

Recent Books By Palestinian Christians (Book Reviews), Charles Veenstra

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Reviewed Titles: Awad, Alex. Palestinian Memories: The Story of a Palestinian Mother and Her People. Jerusalem: Bethlehem Bible College, 2008. 387pp. ISBN 978-0978-783907. Munayer, Salim J., ed. Journey Through the Storm: Musalaha and the Reconciliation Process. Jerusalem: Musalaha Ministry of Reconciliation, 2011. 275 pp. ISBN 978-965-555-549-3. McRay, Jonathan. You Have Heard It Said: Events of Reconciliation. Eugene, Oregon: Resource Publications, 2011. xi+106 pp. ISBN 978-1-61097-054-9. Ateek, Naim Stifan. A Palestinian Christian’s Cry for Reconciliation. New York: Orbis Books, 2008. xvi+224 pp. ISBN 978-1570-757846. Saada, Tass Abu, with Dean Merrill. Once an Arafat Man: The True Story of ...


Outrageous Idea Of Academic Faithfulness (Book Review), Ryan G. Zonnefeld Jun 2010

Outrageous Idea Of Academic Faithfulness (Book Review), Ryan G. Zonnefeld

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Reviewed Title: Opitz, Donald, and Derek Melleby. The Outrageous Idea of Academic Faithfulness. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2007. 144 pages. ISBN-978-1-58743-210-1.


Worship Words: Discipling Language For Faithful Ministry (Book Review), Leah A. Zuidema, Todd M. Zuidema Sep 2009

Worship Words: Discipling Language For Faithful Ministry (Book Review), Leah A. Zuidema, Todd M. Zuidema

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Reviewed Title: Rienstra, Debra, and Ron Rienstra. Worship Words: Discipling Language for Faithful Ministry. Engaging Worship Series. Eds. Clayton J. Schmit and Todd E. Johnson. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2009. 286 pages. ISBN-978-0-8010-3616-3.


Divine Voice: Christian Proclamation And The Theology Of Sound (Book Review), Teresa Terhaar Jun 2009

Divine Voice: Christian Proclamation And The Theology Of Sound (Book Review), Teresa Terhaar

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Reviewed Title: Webb, Stephen H. The Divine Voice: Christian Proclamation and the Theology of Sound. Grand Rapids, Michigan, Brazos Press, 2004. 244 pages. ISBN 9781587430787.


One Mathematician's Journey Through Mathematics And The Faith Equation: One Mathematician's Journey In Christianity (Book Reviews), Calvin Jongsma Sep 2008

One Mathematician's Journey Through Mathematics And The Faith Equation: One Mathematician's Journey In Christianity (Book Reviews), Calvin Jongsma

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Reviewed Titles: Bittinger, Marvin. One Mathematician’s Journey through Mathematics. Addison-Wesley, 2004. ix + 212 pages. ISBN: 0321241509. Bittinger, Marvin. The Faith Equation: One Mathematician’s Journey in Christianity. Literary Architects, 2007. xxv + 290 pages. ISBN: 1933669071.

The article incorrectly cites "One Man's Journey through Mathematics" as "One Mathematician's Journey through Mathematics."


Why Study The Past? The Quest For The Historical Church (Book Review), Jonathan Warner Mar 2008

Why Study The Past? The Quest For The Historical Church (Book Review), Jonathan Warner

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Reviewed Title: Williams, Rowan. Why Study the Past? The Quest for the Historical Church. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans Publishers, 2005. 129 pp. ISBN 0-8028-2990-2.


Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth About Compassionate Conservatism (Book Review), Jack Van Der Slik Jun 2007

Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth About Compassionate Conservatism (Book Review), Jack Van Der Slik

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Reviewed Title: Brooks, Arthur C. Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth about Compassionate Conservatism. New York: Basic Books, 2006. 250 pp. ISBN: 13:978-0-465-00821-6.


Science & Grace: God's Reign In The Natural Sciences (Book Review), Arnold E. Sikkema Mar 2007

Science & Grace: God's Reign In The Natural Sciences (Book Review), Arnold E. Sikkema

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Reviewed Title: Morris, Tim, and Don Petcher. Science & Grace: God’s Reign in the Natural Sciences. Wheaton Illinois: Crossway Books, 2006. 352pp. ISBN 978-1-58134-549-0.


Genevan Reformation And The American Founding (Book Review), Paul Otto Sep 2004

Genevan Reformation And The American Founding (Book Review), Paul Otto

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Reviewed Title: A review of David W. Hall, The Genevan Reformation and the American Founding. (Lanham: Lexington, 2003). Xiv, 484 pages.


Ideas Have A History: Perspectives On The Western Search For Truth (Book Review), Keith C. Sewell Mar 2002

Ideas Have A History: Perspectives On The Western Search For Truth (Book Review), Keith C. Sewell

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Reviewed Title: Ideas Have a History: Perspectives on the Western Search for Truth, by Frederika Oosterhoff. Lanham: University Press of America, 2001. xviii + 355 pages. ISBN: 0-7618-2031-0.


Free Church, A Holy Nation: Abraham Kuyper's American Public Theology (Book Review), Fred Van Geest Jun 2001

Free Church, A Holy Nation: Abraham Kuyper's American Public Theology (Book Review), Fred Van Geest

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Reviewed Title: A Free Church, A Holy Nation: Abraham Kuyper's American Public Theology, by John Bolt (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 2001). 502 pp.