For most people writing an abstract on the work of D. A. Carson is like asking a member of a high school marching band to review The London Philharmonic; compared to the intellectual agility of Carson, this writer is a woefully prepared tuba player. That being said, The Intolerance of Tolerance is a remarkable treatise … Continue reading The Intolerance of Tolerance
Isn’t the book of Hebrews wonderful? It seems the idea of better things winds through the entire letter – from Jesus who is better than the angels and obtains a better name (1:4), to Jesus’ blood that speaks better things than the blood of Abel (12:24). Near the middle of the epistle, the author makes … Continue reading Better Things
Evening! This will be likely be the first of many book reviews - if I can keep up with this blog thing! Right now, while in school, I'm typically required to write a review of the assigned texts, but I hope to add other books as I read them. So, here's the first review about the … Continue reading The Story of Christianity, Volume I: The Early Church to the Reformation.
Pedro Claver was born in 1580 during a time when the Spanish Empire was expanding into the New World. As a young man Claver joined the Jesuits and because his superiors thought he wasn’t very bright he was sent to Cartagena in 1610 as a missionary. In case you’re wondering, I came across the story … Continue reading Do What You Can Where You Are