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Infant Baptism in the First Four Centuries

by Joachim Jeremias From the back cover: Joachim Jeremias here makes his greatest contribution in a study of the early tradition of infant baptism. He offers exegesis of pertinent New Testament passages, and readers will be impressed with the extra-Biblical evidence he produces to support that there was virtually universal observance of the rite in […]

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Grateful American by Gary Sinise

I’m late. Which isn’t all that surprising, if you know me. Grateful American, by Gary Sinise, came out back in February. Mid-February! And now it’s late March. I’m late. And yet, I doubt Mr. Sinise is upset with me. How do I know? First of all, I’m willing to admit, my review isn’t going to […]

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Unoffendable by Brant Hansen

*I wrote this years ago for another blog. It seems even more poignant today. Brant Hansen is a closet Lutheran. What I mean is that his view of grace, scripture, and even his view of humanity are all Lutheran. I hope that isn’t offensive. I was first introduced to Brant Hansen through the Brant and […]

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The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis My rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s been a while since I’ve read this classic and I still love it. C.S. Lewis is one of the great adventure writers that so clearly paints good versus evil. This tale is one of despair that becomes hope […]