Category Archives: Good Reads

an ogre’s castle

We do not want joy and anger to neutralise each other and produce a surly contentment; we want a fiercer delight and a fiercer discontent. We have to feel the universe at once as an ogre’s castle, to be stormed, … Continue reading

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Good read: Willing to Believe

Out of the same God Alone series by RC Sproul in his Renewing Your Mind broadcasts which prompted my own mini investigation and polemic against Charles Finney came a recommendation for his book Willing to Believe subtitled The Controversy over … Continue reading

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Good read: Counted Righteous in Christ

Many thanks to Brett, from whom I borrowed this book: Counted Righteous in Christ by John Piper. It is subtitled “Should we abandon the imputation of Christ’s righteousness?” and is a well reasoned defence of the doctrine of imputation — … Continue reading

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Good read: Future Men, by Douglas Wilson

This is a fantastic book (also on googlebooks) . It is strongly masculine (without recommendations of toting guns around the hills and lifting weights), and it is strongly Christian without denigrating the masculinity even close to mere “niceness”. It was … Continue reading

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Good read: Outliers

A friend and colleague at work lent me a book by Malcolm Gladwell called Outliers. It was a gripping read and I finished it while we were on holiday in Hermanus. After a long stint of very pressured working it … Continue reading

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The Egypt of Abraham and Joseph and Moses

I bought from CMI and have just finished reading a truly fascinating book called Unwrapping the Pharaohs by David Down and I have watched the included DVD with two episodes of the old but good series “Digging up the Past”. … Continue reading

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Good read: The Way Home by Mary Pride

Just finished this excellent book.  It has not really thrown me into any major thought shifts, but rather more confirmed and affirming the views I hold now in a pretty good and faith building way.  And it has therefore become … Continue reading

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