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Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths about Science and Religion Edited by Ronald L. Numbers Harvard University Press ISBN 978-0674033276 Reviewed by Justin Topp, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Biology North Park University Blog: Twitter: JustinTopp Science and religion are […]

As we look ahead to the summer … I have several books on my desk, and plan to post on them over the next few months. If you have particular interests you may wish to get a hold of one […]

Every serious Gospel scholar at some point has to sit down for a summer or so, underline every word in the Synoptics according a color-coded system, and come to a conclusion on the relationship of Matthew, Mark and Luke. I […]

Not that long ago I blogged through the first volume of James Bryan Smith’s The Apprentice Series. Volume two, The Good and Beautiful Life: Putting on the Character of Christ (The Apprentice Series) , is now available and I’d like […]

MAPPING MESSIANIC JEWISH THEOLOGY: A CONSTRUCTIVE APPROACH Richard Harvey, Paternoster, 2009 reviewed by Derek Leman For some Jesus Creed readers Messianic Jewish will be a term with a good connotation and for others not so good. The difference depends on […]

Ten Awful Truths About Book Publishing by Steve Piersanti 6-09 Update

Of the handful of experts in the world in the field of hermeneutics, I can think of no one more prepared to write an introduction than Tony Thiselton. And he’s done just that in Hermeneutics: An Introduction . This is […]

Verlyn Verbrugge is known to many authors as their editor, but few know of his expertise in reading and interpreting the Bible, so I’m quite happy to recommend his brief meditation on Christmas, called A Not-So-Silent Night: The Unheard Story […]

What were the best books you read this year? I’d be interested in hearing your choices. Whatever yours are, the following post lists mine. There are some books that have come across my desk this year that deserve special honor, […]

Books on the Holy Spirit are not as plentiful as one might think, and books on the Spirit that take on the entire scope of evidence are fewer yet — but there is a new book that will become, and […]