Category Archives: hermeneutics

Seeing the Real World – What Is Biblical Theology by Dr. James Hamilton, a Review and Recommendation

James M. Hamilton, Jr., What Is Biblical Theology? A Guide to the Bible’s Story, Symbolism, and Patterns (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2013), 128pp.  Paperback & Kindle editions available. This book helped me understand the Bible better, and this book makes me want to read the Bible … Continue reading

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Genesis 1-11: Its Foundational Nature, Context, and Special Relevance for Israel

Genesis 1-11 is the introduction to the rest of the Bible.  In its original context, when it was first given in the Book of the Law, Genesis 1-11 introduced the nation Israel to their place in the world. When Moses … Continue reading

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Christ Defines a “Christian View” of Scripture

by Doug Smith What does it mean to have a “Christian” viewpoint about something?  Various people and groups who would take the name “Christian” have a variety of views about matters such as baptism and church government, who can serve … Continue reading

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Deal Alert: Heaven by Randy Alcorn for 99 cents

Randy Alcorn’s book, Heaven (which looks at what the Bible does and doesn’t teach, not at unverifiable human interest accounts), is on sale for 99 cents for Kindle. The place I saw this deal said this could be for part … Continue reading

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Book Review: Taking God at His Word by Kevin DeYoung

Kevin DeYoung, Taking God at His Word: Why the Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2014) 144 pp. Kindle version  Hardcover Taking God at His Word: Why the Bible Is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Knowable Word by Peter Krol

Peter Krol, Knowable Word (Cruciform Press, 2014) available for Kindle and in paperback, 120 pp. Reviewed by Doug Smith When I was a child, I had an unusual fixation with instruction manuals.  I actually enjoyed reading about how to use a toy, game, or electronic … Continue reading

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DEAL ALERT: Free AiG Video Download “Stop Trusting Man’s Word”

I highly recommend this video.  It’s available for free as a digital download that will play on computers and mobile devices.  Here’s the info, from Ken Ham at Answers in Genesis: You can download this video free until Sunday night. … Continue reading

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