A La Carte (January 3)

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There is another batch of Kindle deals for you to sort through today. Also, by popular request, I believe the clicks will now lead to your regional Amazon (.ca in Canada, .co.uk in the UK, and so on). CBD has some pretty good deals, including The Songs of Jesus by Tim Keller, the ESV Reader’s

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Works of the Law in the Second Century

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Matthew J. ThomasPaul’s “Works of the Law” in the Perspective of Second Century ReceptionWUNT 2.468; Tubingen: Mohr/Siebeck, 2018.Available at Mohr-Siebeck. Matthew Thomas has written a great book on “works of the law” (erga nomou) in Christian writings of the second century. Paul maintains

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A La Carte (January 1)

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Happy New Year! There are all sorts of good Kindle deals to begin the new year from a wide variety of authors and publishers. Free this month from Christian Audio is Spurgeon’s tremendous Morning and Evening. There are some other Spurgeon-related audiobooks deeply discounted. Free from Logos is

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A La Carte (December 31)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a few more books to round out 2018. There should be some new deals tomorrow to kick off the new month and new year. (Yesterday on the blog: How We Worshipped One Sunday in December) The Primacy of the Master of Divinity Degree Should future pastors receive

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Weekend A La Carte (December 29)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a small collection of classics that are worthy of your attention. Recently on Twitter I’ve been asking for suggestions of more blogs and bloggers I should read and have been specifying various countries or continents. So if you know of Christian bloggers (who are

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A La Carte (December 28)

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Today’s Kindle deals include lots of good selections for both books and commentaries. Enjoy! Westminster Books has a collection of devotionals on sale in case you’re looking for something new in 2019. They’ve also still got their ESVs on sale. (Yesterday on the blog: My Top Blogs and Bloggers

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Book Review: The Morals of the Story

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David Baggett and Marybeth BaggettThe Morals of the Story: Good News about a Good God Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2018.Available at Amazon.com By reverend Andrew Esnouf On a recent interstate holiday, my wife and I had dinner with an old friend and her partner. The food was lovely, the

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My Top Blogs and Bloggers of 2018

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I love blogs and believe in them as a medium. I followed hundreds of them this year, scanned tens of thousands of their headlines, and both read and shared thousands of their articles. They were a great blessing to me and today I want to pause to honor a few by sharing my top blogs […]

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A La Carte (December 26)

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I trust you enjoyed your Christmas, however you spent it! We had a mostly-quiet and very enjoyable day marked by family, thoughtful gifts, and good food. It was a pleasure. Today’s Kindle deals include all kinds of good books you may want to look at. What We Lose if We Ditch the Virgin Birth

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Merry Christmas

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It’s early on Christmas morning and the house is quiet. I’m waiting to hear the sound of children waking and whispering and giggling with excitement as they anticipate the day to come. I’m waiting to hear their feet pound their way down the stairs as they come racing to see their stockings and

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A La Carte (December 24)

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Since this is Christmas week, I’ll be doing “light blogging.” There will still be something new every day, but instead of A La Carte plus an article, it will be A La Carte or an article. Today’s Kindle deals include some titles from Crossway. (Yesterday on the blog: Letters to the Editor

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I Wish You All A Very unPuritan Christmas!

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Merry Christmas to all, here’s what the Puritans thought about Christmas: “The Puritans, known for their religious fervor, hated Christmas. A law was passed in 1659 outlawing the celebration of Christmas, and a five-shilling fine was levied against anyone ‘found observing, by abstinence from

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Weekend A La Carte (December 22)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a few interesting books that might make for good reading over the holidays. (Yesterday on the blog: 10 Suggestions For Your Personal Devotions in 2019) Top 10 News Stories of 2018 Facts & Trends takes a stab at the top stories of the year. “2018 saw religion

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