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Sacred Strands


Turning mythology on its ear . . . . Lois Clymer. Sacred Strands: The Story of a Redeemer Woven through History. 144p., $14.99, Deep River Books. Christianity did not begin in Bethlehem. Likewise, the promise of a Redeemer was not … Continue reading

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A Commentary on James


And the commentaries keep on coming. 🙂 It’s James’s turn this time. . . . Aida Besancon Spencer. A Commentary on James. 352p., $26.99, Kregel Academic. This commentary sheds exegetical and theological light on the book of James for contemporary … Continue reading

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The Jesus of the Gospels


A study/entwining of the Gospels that’s both academic and understandable. . . . Andreas J. Köstenberger. The Jesus of the Gospels: An Introduction. 432p., $34.99, Kregel Academic. The Jesus of the Gospels brings together the best elements of a survey … Continue reading

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40 Questions About Islam


For those seeking to understand and reach out to Muslims. . . . Matthew Bennett. 40 Questions About Islam. 304p., $21.99, Kregel Academic. Islam is one of the most significant forces shaping the world today, but most Christians are confused … Continue reading

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Ephesians: An Exegetical Guide for Preaching and Teaching


Another one o’them commentaries for you to absorb, this one on Ephesians. . . . Benjamin I. Simpson. Ephesians: An Exegetical Guide for Preaching and Teaching. Big Greek Idea series. 448p., $36.99, Kregel Academic. Big Greek Idea provides all the … Continue reading

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FracMan Conflicted


And now, for something completely different: a Christian romance novel based around the fracking industry. And it’s decidedly more interesting than you might suspect. . . . Ian Dexter Palmer. FracMan Conflicted. 360p., $15.99, Deep River Books. Fracking for oil … Continue reading

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The Gift of One Day


Learning to appreciate life in the midst of grief and pain . . . and the story of one life in a day . . . Chris and Kerry Shook. The Gift of One Day: How to Find Hope When Life … Continue reading

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