The New Atheist Crusaders and their Unholy Grail

The New Atheist Crusaders and their Unholy Grail: The Misguided Quest to Destroy Your Faith By Becky Garrison Nashville: Thomas Nelson, Inc., 2007 Review by Carl McColmanAs I hope readers of my blog have figured out by now, I rather like atheists. Not that I agree with them, but I admire their willingness to be honest about their doubts and dislikes when it comes to religion in general (and Christianity in particular). Just like the fool in the king's courts of old, every religion needs a … [Read more...]

Whew!

The ever-vigilant Mike Morrell alerted me to this one. Whew! I'm glad he did. I was on the primrose path for sure...The New Monasticism is Really Really Bad;-) … [Read more...]

The Year of Living Biblically

The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible By A. J. Jacobs New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007 Review by Carl McColmanBasically a one-joke book, this amusing but by turns insightful and surprisingly heartfelt memoir traces the efforts of A. J. Jacobs, a thoroughly secular and agnostic New York writer, to devote an entire year to adhering to Biblical teachings, mandates, and laws, as fully as possible. Anyone with even a casual knowledge … [Read more...]


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