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Whose Bible Is It | Notes

April 29, 2006

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Jaroslav Pelikan. Whose Bible Is It?: A Short History of The Scriptures. Penguin, 2005. (274 pages) INTRODUCTION. The Bible, the Whole Bible, and Nothing but the Bible? Two terms that are often used in connection with the Bible, one from law and one from medicine, will illustrate the importance of “the Bible, the whole Bible, […]

Simply Christian | Notes

April 21, 2006

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N. T. Wright.¬†Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense. HarperCollins, 2006. (240 pages) Introduction My aim has been to describe what Christianity is all about, both to commend it to those outside the faith and to explain it to those inside. (ix) In particular, I explore the question of what the church is there¬†for. The point […]