With Grandparents Day just around the calendar corner (Sept. 9th), we thought it would be good to look at the important role grandparents play in the lives of children. Grandparents can be a big support to their children who are the parents of their grandchildren. … Continue reading Book Review: Grandparenting – Loving Our Children’s Children
The IVP Pocket Reference Series is a great way to build an excellent reference library without having to spend a lot of money. The entire series of 13 books costs $130 ($117 through IVP) and individual pocket dictionaries retail for just $10 ($9 through IVP – less than on Amazon.com and Christianbook.com).
The series includes:
- Pocket Dictionary of Theological Terms
- Pocket Dictionary of Theology
- Pocket Dictionary for the Study of Biblical Hebrew
- Pocket Dictionary for the Study of New Testament Greek
- Pocket Dictionary of Biblical Studies
- Pocket Dictionary of Ethics
- Pocket History of the Church
- Pocket Dictionary of Church History
- Pocket Guide to World Religions
- Pocket Dictionary of Liturgy Worship
- Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition
- Pocket Dictionary of Apologetics & Philosophy of Religion
- Pocket Handbook of Christian Apologetics
Since FaithandSelfDefense is primarily an apologetics ministry, I’ll review the two IVP books about apologetics.
The Myth of the Non-Christian: Engaging Atheists, Nominal Christians and the Spiritual But Not Religious by Luke Cawley (IVP Books, 2016) addresses an important aspect of our Lord’s directive to “make disciples” – Contextual Apologetics. “The art of formulating appropriate and diverse ways of sharing … Continue reading Book Review: The Myth of the Non-Christian
Approaching Philosophy of Religion: An Introduction to Key Thinkers, Concepts, Methods & Debates (IVP Academic, 2018) is written by Anthony C. Thiselton. He is Emeritus Professor of Christian Theology at the University of Nottingham and a Fellow of the British Academy. Thiselton is also the … Continue reading Book Review: Approaching Philosophy of Religion
The ESV Archaeology Study Bible (Crossway, 2017) is a great addition to any Christian’s library and especially to those who want to help non-Christians understand the mountain of evidence for the truth of Christianity.
What Is Man?: Adam, Alien or Ape? (Elm Hill, 2018) by Dr. Edgar Andrews is definitely a must-have addition to any Christian apologist’s personal library. I would expand that to say it is a must-have book for any Christian interested in understanding the truth about … Continue reading Book Review: What Is Man? Adam, Alien or Ape?
Death and the Afterlife: Biblical perspectives on ultimate questions (IVP Academic, 2018) by Dr. Paul Williamson is a great guide into a subject that impacts everyone on earth. The contents of the book were originally part of a lecture Dr. Williamson gave during the 2016 … Continue reading Book Review: Death and the Afterlife