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September 20, 2007
John Vincent takes no prisoners when it comes to battles over history. Professor of History at the University of Bristol, Vincent is also a former fellow of Peterhouse at Cambridge University. He is certainly no stranger to controversy, and he recognizes that the integrity of history as an academic discipline is endangered by the postmodern worldview.
September 12, 2007
I cannot really remember when I did not love to read books. I do know that I was very eager to learn to read, and that I quickly found myself immersed in the world of books and literature. It may have been a seduction of sorts, and the Christian disciple must always be on guard to guide the eyes to books worthy of a disciple’s attention — and there are so many.
September 7, 2007
World War II continues to fascinate, and for good reason. That global cataclysm reshaped the world and its effects are still unfolding in parts of the globe. Furthermore, new stories continue to unfold, even as archives are opened in both the United States and Europe. One of these stories comes from Gregory Freeman’s new book,…
August 14, 2007
The concept of orthodoxy requires the concept of heresy. If we are warned by the Apostle Paul to “follow the pattern of sound words” [2 Timothy 1:13], there must be a pattern of unsound words that we are to avoid. The very concept of truth requires the concept of error.
July 27, 2007
July 18, 2007
Summer is supposed to be a season of rest and relaxation — at least in theory. As one wit remarked, “A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.” Fair enough. But even on less promising summer days there may be an opportunity for reading books for sheer pleasure and enjoyment. Several readers have asked for a list of books profitable for summer reading, and so I offer the following list of more recent titles, drawn from the nonfiction category.
June 21, 2007
David Benatar’s book, Better Never To Have Been: The Harm of Coming Into Existence, represents a serious philosophical attempt to suggest that, all things considered, non-existence is preferable over life. Released by a major academic press, the book cannot be casually dismissed. And on today’s program, Dr. Mohler examines Benatar’s thesis from a biblical perspective.
June 15, 2007
June 8, 2007
Summer is supposed to be a season of rest and relaxation — at least in theory. As one wit remarked, ”A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.”
May 24, 2007
What do boys need to know? That question led brothers Conn and Hal Iggulden to write The Dangerous Book for Boys, and boys of every age will love it. The book took Britain by storm last year, and arrives this year just in time for summer reading. A boy armed with this book will have a very fun summer indeed.