Category: Book Reviews

Weekly Roundup – 9.14.18

Here are a few things I’ve enjoyed this week. Twitter user @Elishabenabuya has a really good blog post on “Henotheism and the OT“ over at his website. As he points out, multiple gods are mentioned in the Old Testament, many of which were acknowledged to be real in some… Continue Reading “Weekly Roundup – 9.14.18”

Book Review: ‘The Case for Miracles’ by Lee Strobel, part 4

In part one of my review of Lee Strobel’s The Case for Miracles I covered chapters 1-3, a section featuring Strobel’s interview of the skeptic Michael Shermer. In part two I covered chapters 4-6 featuring his interview with Craig Keener. In part three I covered… Continue Reading “Book Review: ‘The Case for Miracles’ by Lee Strobel, part 4”

Bernard Lamborelle’s Thoughts on Scholars’ Review of ‘The Covenant’

Last month I posted a link to Bernard Lamborelle’s grilling by two Assyriologists and an Egyptologist. As I said in that post, while they did not find his thesis compelling Lamborelle did a good job of fielding the questions and taking their constructive criticism well.… Continue Reading “Bernard Lamborelle’s Thoughts on Scholars’ Review of ‘The Covenant’”

Book Review: ‘The Case for Miracles’ by Lee Strobel, part 3

In part one of my review of Lee Strobel’s The Case for Miracles I covered chapters 1-3, a section featuring Strobel’s interview of the skeptic Michael Shermer. In part two I covered chapters 4-6 featuring his interview with Craig Keener. Today we will briefly cover… Continue Reading “Book Review: ‘The Case for Miracles’ by Lee Strobel, part 3”

Steven Tiger: The Contradiction at the Heart of Hamartiology

Steven Tiger, Doctrine Impossible: A Journey from Dogmatic Religiosity to Rational Spirituality (Lexington, KY: 2017), 123. This is the self-contradiction at the heart of Christian doctrine on the nature and origin of sin. If A&E [i.e. Adam and Eve] did not have this flaw – this… Continue Reading “Steven Tiger: The Contradiction at the Heart of Hamartiology”

Steven Tiger: The Bible’s Inconsistenices Are Not Surprising

Steven Tiger, Doctrine Impossible: A Journey from Dogmatic Religiosity to Rational Spirituality (Lexington, KY: 2017), 74-75. From a rational perspective, the clear implication of this 2000-year history of heterodoxy is that the Bible is not the inerrant word of God but the fallible words of… Continue Reading “Steven Tiger: The Bible’s Inconsistenices Are Not Surprising”

Book Review: ‘The Case for Miracles’ by Lee Strobel, part 2

In part one of my review of Lee Strobel’s The Case for Miracles I covered chapters 1-3, a section featuring Strobel’s interview of the skeptic Michael Shermer. Today we will briefly cover chapters 4-6 which features Strobel’s interview with biblical scholar Craig Keener. To view… Continue Reading “Book Review: ‘The Case for Miracles’ by Lee Strobel, part 2”

Book Review: ‘The Case for Miracles’ by Lee Strobel, part 1

“Over the years, I came to reject the possibility of the supernatural and even God himself, living as an atheist for a long period of time. But sixteen years after that dream, the angel’s prophecy came true.” – Lee Strobel To view all posts… Continue Reading “Book Review: ‘The Case for Miracles’ by Lee Strobel, part 1”

Book Review: ‘Doctrine Impossible’ by Steven Tiger

“The essential conflict is not rationality versus faith but rationality versus dogmatism.”  – Steven Tiger Steven Tiger, who wrote for over thirty years in the complex world of medical literature, has taken on the complex world of religion and spirituality. His latest book, published… Continue Reading “Book Review: ‘Doctrine Impossible’ by Steven Tiger”