Book Reviews Archive

A Duel for Truth

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This review first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 02 (2011). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org With two earned Ph.D. degrees and a reputation for logical thinking, William Lane Craig may very well be the best Christian debater in modern history. The atheists and skeptics […]

Dawkins’s Youth Ministry

This review first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume35, number01 (2012). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Richard Dawkins has redefined himself again. Earlier, Dawkins transitioned from academic works of theoretical biology to his popular atheistic manifesto, The God Delusion. Now, Dawkins has moved on to […]

Jodi Picoult’s Novel Ideas

This review first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume33, number03 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org “Novels about family, relationships, and love,” is how bestselling author Jodi Picoult describes her books.1 While it’s true that Picoult’s works cover these topics, in doing so they also […]

Secularism’s Evangelists

This review first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume33, number03 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Atheists can be the most religious people on earth. In Against All Gods, attorney and pioneer of the intelligent design movement, Philip E. Johnson, teams with Biola University philosophy […]

Evangelists for Science

This review first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume33, number03 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Chris Mooney, a journalist who specializes in science and politics and the author of The Republican War on Science, and Sheril Kirshenbaum, a marine scientist, have teamed up to […]

Protecting the Word of God

This review first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 33, number 02 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org The Book of Eli, starring Denzel Washington in the title role, is a post-apocalyptic movie about a man on a mission from God. In the aftermath of […]

The “Whole” Gospel Has a Few Holes of Its Own

This review first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 33, number 02 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Is it possible to write a review that is at the same time sympathetic and critical? I hope so, because that is my goal with Richard Stearns’s […]

Whose Idea Was It, Anyway?

The major publishing houses of Western Christendom have been producing an avalanche of books over the past decade pronouncing the death of “church as we have known it” and promoting all sorts of new, hip, “with it” directions that we must go if we are to “do church” in the twenty-first century. It has become […]

Darwinism in the Public Square

Kenneth Miller has made his name in a number of areas. A professor of biology at Brown University, Miller is the Author of popular high school and college textbooks in his field. He is a professed Christian and an avid Darwinist, and many people know of his earlier book, Finding Darwin‘s God, which attempts to […]

Intelligence or Chance?

Did life arise by design or by accident? This debate has engaged scientists for years. One of the leaders of the Intelligent Design (ID) movement has written an engaging and challenging answer to the question. Stephen C. Meyer earned B.S. degrees in physics and earth science from Whitworth College (now Whitworth University) in 1981. He […]