Tag Archives: Reading

May 2012 Reading Report

A Piety Above the Common Standard: Jesse Mercer and Evangelistic Calvinism, Anthony Chute Mercer was a pivotal nineteenth-century Baptist leader in the South. One of several books I have been reading lately on historic Baptist figures as I try to … Continue reading

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Ten Favorite Reads of 2011

Thinking through my favorite books read in 2011, I decided to reserve a special category for great books written by good friends:  Bonhoeffer and Business Ethics by Dr. Walton Padelford, and The Gospel and the Mind, by Dr. Brad Green, and the local church … Continue reading

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November 2011 Reading Report

The end of the fall seminary semester always happily frees up extra time for personal reading projects. I have been concentrating lately on issues of Christianity and liberty at the time of the American War for Independence. Common Sense, Thomas … Continue reading

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July Reading Report

God is a Warrior, Tremper Longman and Daniel Reid I read this biblical-theological study of the theme of God as warrior for a class I’m taking this fall at Southern Seminary, Christianity and War. The authors demonstrate the unity of … Continue reading

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May Reading Report

This month was filled with reading good parenting books for a class I took at Southern Seminary (SBTS), called “Theology and Practice of Parenting.” The class, and the reading, were thought-provoking and immensely helpful for this inexperienced parent. What all … Continue reading

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April Reading Report

Most reading this month was devoted to seminary reading (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary). The best reading for the month of April by far was the repeated reading of the various Passion narratives of the gospels. Nothing like it. Richard Baxter … Continue reading

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February-March Reading Report

This report is coming in a little late after March’s internet woes. How about you — read any good books lately? February Out of the Silent Planet, C.S. Lewis (aloud w/ Candace) Good story; rebuke of ugly, arrogant secular humanism … Continue reading

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