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Review of “Equal Yet Different”, a book by Alexander Strauch

The nature of the relationship between men and women is a massive, live, hot button issue. We live in the era of 4th wave feminism and the “Me-too movement”. The media is awash with discussions of patriarchy, male privilege, the gender pay gap, gender equality, gender stereotypes, female empowerment and much more. The two leading […]

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These Things Were Some of You (LGBT testimonies)

The apostle Paul makes an astounding claim in the Bible: “…neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor those who make women of themselves, nor who abuse themselves with men, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor abusive persons, nor the rapacious, shall inherit the kingdom of God. And these things were some of you; but […]

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Review of “That Hideous Strength”, a book by Melvin Tinker

Most people have a fair idea of what “political correctness” is, but very few know the philosophical worldview that sits behind it (and drives it). In That Hideous Strength: How the West was Lost (ISBN: 9781783972401, Evangelical Press) Melvin Tinker removes PC’s mask, exposing it for what it really is – neo-Marxism, sometimes called cultural […]

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5 Essential Books on Contemporary Christian Music

“Christian rock”, “Christian rap” and all other forms of Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) have long since swept away all the early objections that were raised against it by conservative Christians in the 1960’s and 70’s. Hardly anyone talks about ‘worldly music’ anymore. The once radical – and still totally erroneous – idea that “all music […]

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Introducing Dr David Gooding (Author)

Author and Bible teacher David W Gooding, MA, PhD, (1925-2019) was for many years professor emeritus of Old Testament Greek at Queen’s University, Belfast, and a member of the Royal Irish Academy. Throughout his long life, Professor Gooding travelled extensively expounding the Word of God and authored numerous highly recommended volumes, most of which are listed […]

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13 Books about Calvinism – Recommended Titles

Theologically sound, well-written books on the subject of election and predestination, that avoid the extremes of “limited atonement” (Calvinism) on the one hand, and the “falling away” doctrine (Arminianism) on the other, can be hard to come by. Listed here are 13 volumes that engage with the Biblical text using a proper grammatical-historical hermeneutic and […]

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Introducing Jim Flanigan (Author)

Mr James (Jim) Moorhead Flanigan (1931-2014), from Northern Ireland, had a long a fruitful speaking and writing ministry that lasted more than 40 years. He travelled widely throughout the UK, Ireland, North America, Australia, South Africa and Israel, always leaving behind him a savour of Christ. He was known for his personal godliness, his Christ-exalting ministry and […]

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Introducing Dr. Mark Sweetnam (Author)

Dr Mark Sweetnam, a professor at Trinity College, Dublin, has published widely on a range of topics, including articles on Donne, Shakespeare, Alexander Montgomerie, early-modern preaching and millennialism. Four of his books will be of particular interest to Webtruth readers. In Worship – The Christian’s Highest Calling (9781909789104), Dr Sweetnam seeks first to define worship – never […]

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15 Must-Have Books on Eschatology

A sizeable portion of the Bible is devoted to covering events that are eschatological. That is to say, they haven’t happened yet. “Last things”, “future events” and “prophetic truths” are scattered liberally throughout both the Old and New Testaments. One could hardly be a Christian and not have an interest in the meaning of such […]

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Review of “The New Calvinists”, a book by E.S. Williams

The following review is taken from the Precious Seed magazine Volume 70 Number 2 – May 2015 “For those who do not follow events in evangelical circles, this book will seem to have little relevance. “Whether it is ‘old Calvinism’, or so-called ‘new Calvinism’, many may feel that the turmoil affecting those of a Reformed […]

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A Universe from Nothing by Lawrence M. Krauss

Richard Dawkins, the world’s most famous atheist, highlights two books as particularly significant. Says he, “If On the Origin of Species [by Charles Darwin, 1859] was biology’s deadliest blow to supernaturalism, we may come to see A Universe From Nothing [by Lawrence M. Krauss, 2012] as the equivalent from cosmology. The title means exactly what […]

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