Archive | May, 2012

Book review: Eye of the Sword

May 23, 2012

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A brave knight harboring a forbidden love with a strong-willed princess. A doomed quest to hold off a war between neighboring kingdoms. An unseen villain, poisoning the landscape with relentless evil. Sure, Eye of the Sword is pregnant with fantasy archetypes, but that doesn’t stop the novel from providing an engrossing tale for young adults. […]

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Time for Christian blogging to escape the holy huddle?

May 23, 2012

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I happened upon a 5-year-old interview with Darren Rowse, the creative force behind the insanely popular ProBlogger and Digital Photography School blogs. He talked about his faith and his assessment of the Christian blogosphere. His perspective still seems fresh today: My critique of Christian blogging is actually similar to my critique of much of what […]

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Are Christians hypocrites in insisting that homosexual behavior is sin?

May 21, 2012

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Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary: “We, too, are sinners, and hypocrisy and inconsistency are perpetual dangers. The church failed miserably in the face of the challenge of divorce. This requires an honest admission and strong corrective. At the same time, this painful failure must remind us that we must not fail […]

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Book review: Beckon

May 21, 2012

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Would you like to live for ever? How much would you be willing to sacrifice to have an unlimited number of days on this earth? Those are two of the questions characters wrestle with in Beckon by Tom Pawlik. The thriller largely takes place in two settings: deep within the earth in tunnels and caves […]

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Why do science and religion often seem pitted against each other?

May 18, 2012

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Read the rest of her interview on democracy, reading, and religion in America here.

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The uncommon love story of Ian and Larissa

May 8, 2012

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