Volume 26/Issue 2

From the Editor:

Books, Books, and More Books by Elliot Miller

Current State of NDE Research (Part One) by Michael Sabom

The Great Divide: The Church and the Postmodernist Challenge by Don Williams

Should We Keep the Sabbath? by James Borland

Book Reviews:

How to Read a Book by Bob Passantino

Islam vs. Christianity: A Case of Irreconcilable Differences? Book Title: Answering Islam by Norman L. Geisler and Abdul Saleeb. Reviewed by Joseph P. Gudel

Charting the Growth of Cults and Isms. Book Title: The Challenge of the Cults and New Religions by Ron Rhodes. Reviewed by Richard Abanes

Surveying the Spiritual Lineup. Book title: Bruce and Stan’s Guide to Cults, Religions, and Spiritual Beliefs by Bruce Bickel and Stan Jantz. Reviewed by J. P. Holding

The Watchtower’s Reign of Error. Book title: JW’s: Their Claims, Doctrinal Changes and Prophetic Speculation by Ed Gruss. Reviewed by J. P. Holding

The Smartest Man Who Ever Lived. Book title: On Jesus by Douglas Groothuis. Reviewed by Bob Passantino,

Laying a Firm Foundation. Book title: Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview by J. P. Moreland and William Craig. Reviewed by Carole Hausmann Ryan

Does God Need a Makeover? Book title: God under Fire edited by Douglas S. Huffman and Eric L. Johnson. Reviewed by Steve Bright

Battling Bigotry. Book title: Under the Influence and Christianity on Trial. Reviewed by Mark Ryan

Discovering Jesus. Book title: The Reliability of the Gospel Tradition by Birger Gerhardsson

Studying the Historical Jesus: A Guide to the Sources and Methods by Darrel Bock; Jesus according to Scripture: Restoring the Portrait by Darrell L. Bock. Reviewed by Doug Geivett

Mental Workout to Strengthen Clear Thinking. Book title: Damned Lies and Statistics: Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists by Joel Best. Reviewed by Bob Passantino

Charles Darwin—Theologian. Book title: Darwin’s Proof by Cornelius G. Hunter. Reviewed by Paul Nelson

Effective Evangelism:

Moving Mormons toward a Personal Awareness of Sin by Joel Groat


The Media Fast: Renewing Your Mind in a Worldly World by Douglas R. Groothuis

Practical Hermeneutics:

Context! Context! Context! by Steve Bright