My review of Toni Morrison’s 1977 classic, Song of Solomon…
Who’s Afraid of Postmodernism? Not the church, argues James K. A. Smith in this 2006 book.
A Tale of Magic is a book written by the young writer, Chris Colfer. It is indeed what the title offers. It is a tale of magic, and the magical […]
Character is the crucible by which authors prove their mettle, and this is especially so with the fantasy genre. I am a fan of the genre but have found that […]
Star Wars‘ characters range from the iconic Luke Skywalker to the minor Sidon Ithano (the red guy in The Force Awakens). Some of the series’ villains are most memorable. After […]
When retelling a familiar story with your family or friends, have you realized they have different memories of those same events? In the novel The Dutch House, Ann Patchett, explores this […]
I review Mark Sibley-Jones’s debut novel, By The Red Glare, which recounts Sherman’s attack on Columbia, SC.
Miranda Alexander Words have power. They can create and they can destroy. Too often I think we forget just how vital they are and how much we cling to them. […]
Paul Shotsberger “The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man. For God will bring every […]
Of what importance are stories to the modern mind? Humans have entertained and enlightened one another for centuries using the power of words, relating true or fictional tales that promote […]
If you feel that education plays an important role in our current cultural, political, and religious climate, Jacob’s book provides a primer for seeing what really intelligent Christians have written under extremely difficult Christian circumstances. If we feel that we must ask for Christianity and education to renew their vows to teach other, we can take comfort in knowing that the precedent for those vows have been and that God providentially directed their steps.
Lang’s command of the pertinent learning research is so impressive and his approach to teaching so compelling, I left the book wondering where else the book’s principles could be deployed. More specifically, I wondered what the implications were for discipleship.