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(book re•view) n. a reflecting, careful analysis, and judgment of a book (usually a recently published book)

Book Review: You Are Not Your Own by Alan Noble
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Book Review: You Are Not Your Own by Alan Noble

The libertarian principle of self-ownership is increasingly coming under fire by statist Christians. The latest attack came from a English lit professor, Alan Noble, in his book, You Are Not Your Own: Belonging to God in an Inhuman World. Noble’s book receives high praise from Christian figures and thinkers. As usual, however, this is high criticism of a foundational human rights principle that was not well-researched. Noble’s primary sources are a Christian anarcho-communist (Ellul) and

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The Wisdom of Trauma A Christian Review
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The Wisdom of Trauma – A Christian Review

The Wisdom of Trauma is a documentary produced by a nonprofit organization called, Science and Nonduality (SAND). SAND’s mission is inspired and informed by cutting edge science aimed at healing people through an understanding of the interconnectedness of our physical, social, spiritual, and creative wellbeing. The Wisdom of Trauma presents the work of Dr. Gabor Maté. Dr. Maté is a retired physician and infant Holocaust survivor of Socialist-occupied Hungary. His expertise ranges from addiction to

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beyond authority and submission
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Rachel Miller’s Beyond Authority and Submission

Overview: Rachel Miller’s Beyond Authority and Submission In her new book, Beyond Authority and Submission, Rachel Green Miller evaluates the Complementarian doctrine of men and women through the lenses of both history and Scripture. Her motivation for writing this book comes from the general discussion on human sexuality, gender identity, masculinity and femininity, and what social norms we should advocate as Christians. She lists four broad categories that attempt to address these topics. They are

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Rachel Jankovic is wrong on identity
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You Who? Rachel Jankovic is Wrong on Identity

Overview: Rachel Jankovic is Wrong on Identity You Who? Why You Matter & How to Deal With It, by Rachel Jankovic In, You Who? Why You Matter & How to Deal With It, Rachel Jankovic writes to Christian women about identity. She wants to enlighten you about all the lies you believe. And she wants to convince you that obedience and submission to the law of God is superior to (so, at odds with) self-actualization. In

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J. Gresham Machen: A Biographical Memoir

Pros There are only two other biographies of J. Gresham Machen that I’m aware of. One was written by D. G. Hart, the Orthodox Presbyterian Church Historian, and Stephan Nichols, a reformed theological and new president of Ligonier Ministries. But this biography was written by Ned B. Stonehouse who was an close friend of Machen and his family. Stonehouse begins with Machen’s family background which provides a nice backdrop to the Machen’s story  Cons Stonehouse’s

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