Book Review

Are Western Christians Facing a Totalitarian Threat from the Left? -- A Review of Rod Dreher's ‘Live Not By Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents’

"My point isn’t that Dreher is wrong to warn against cultural currents that may sweep us into soft totalitarianism. I only wish he had explored how this tendency toward soft totalitarianism could wind up being as much a feature of a nationalist surge from the far right as it could the elitist 'top down' from the far left." - TGC

146 reads

90,000 Hours: How God Grows Us through Our Jobs

Book Review: "In Calling: Awaken to the Purpose of Your Work, Pierce Brantley tackles the question, How can Christians experience purpose and fulfillment in their jobs? ...research indicates that only about 10 percent of people feel engaged at work, and more than 80 percent of Christian young professionals have no idea how their faith relates to their professional life." - TGC

131 reads

A Review of: Politics After Christendom: Political Theology in a Fractured World

"Almost the entirety of the book hinges on whether the reader accepts VanDrunen’s ...thesis: the 'Noahic covenant' of Genesis 8:21–9:17 is the foundational principle of any Christian political theology." - Ehrett

356 reads

How Everything Became About Race, Gender, and Identity: a Review of Pluckrose & Lindsay's “Cynical Theories”

" postmodernism fused with Neo-Marxist thought, became an engine for activism, made the leap from the academy to the popular social consciousness, and utterly transformed our cultural conversations." - Challies

323 reads

He’s Still There and Still Not Silent—Revisiting Francis Schaeffer’s Classic

"Published in 1972 during the 'counterculture'—when everything seemed up for grabs in religion, philosophy, politics, and society—Schaeffer 'understood the times' and knew what Christians needed to do" - Douglas Groothius

267 reads

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Gentleness

"I know what you might be thinking. Gentleness? Really? I don’t think gentleness is going to solve these issues. I’m angry. We need change now! We don’t have time to be gentle. Gentleness, however, may not always look like what you expect. That’s exactly what Scott Sauls...addresses in his new book, A Gentle Answer: Our 'Secret' Weapon In An Age of Us Against Them." - TGC

480 reads

A Good Book for Our Polarized Times: Christ-Centered Conflict Resolution: A Guide for Turbulent Times

"I devoured this 117-page jewel three times in preparation for writing this review. With each journey through, my appreciation increased for its contribution to helping readers aim high for the blessedness of being called a peacemaker (Matt. 5:9)." - TGC

262 reads