Results tagged “reading” from Reformation21

Gilead

Article by   August 2005
 Carrying biblical overtones and set in the rural Iowa town of Gilead, Marilynne Robinson's second novel is the winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction--and with good reason. In a spare prose that rings with psychological realism and... continue

Results tagged “reading” from Reformation21 Blog

Of the reading of many books...

Article by   December 2015
"There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it." - Bertrand RussellI've noted, with some degree of envy, the lists of pastors and others who speak of their... continue

Shallow and narrow

Article by   December 2014
One of the joys, if we choose to call it that, of the turn of the year is the "books wot I red" lists that emanate from bloggers left, right and centre. Some of them are simply crass arrogance -... continue

6 Ways to Benefit from Reading Genealogies, by Matthew Holst

Article by   September 2014
Most Christians inwardly, if not outwardly, groan when they arrive at a genealogy in their Bible reading. This is a shame. The genealogies are wonderful and I love studying (not just reading) and preaching them.  They are compressed histories of... continue

Banner of Truth kindling

Article by   August 2014
The Banner of Truth is entering the sphere of the digital reader! A first ten volumes have been released as ebooks, combining a mix of classics with more modern treatments. Among the ancients you will find Bunyan, Owen, Spurgeon and... continue

When is a book not a book?

Article by   May 2013
There are a few things that frustrate me about a number of the books that I have read recently. One is those extravagant examples seemingly designed to showcase the brilliance of some penetrating thinker:Barry (not his real name) is a... continue

Stocking up

Article by   March 2013
A word to the wise: learn all you can while you can, because the longer you go on in ministry, the less 'discretionary time' you are likely to have.If you are a younger man, perhaps a seminarian, you may feel... continue

ETS books

Article by   November 2008
This past week I was up in Rhode Island at the national meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society.  In between attending a few great papers and bumping into people, I also had a chance to pick up a few books. ... continue
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