Browsing All Posts published on »November, 2014«

Torn | Notes & Review

November 27, 2014


Justin Lee. Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate. Jericho Books, (259 pages) Website: Information and reviews at: Gay Christian Network (GCN), Huffington Post, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (CBMW), Rachel Held Evans, NPR, Christianity Today, Patheos (Gagnon article), Justin’s response, and Patheos (Gagnon response). Chapter 1: Battle of the Century The church’s “antihomosexual” reputation isn’t […]

Love Into Light | Critical Review

November 24, 2014


Peter Hubbard. Love Into Light: The Gospel, The Homosexual, and the Church. Ambassador International, 2013. (175 pages), Tim Challies review, Google Hangout with Peter Hubbard, Eric Metals review, David Schlock review at CBMW, Jim Anderson review, Josh Blount review. I concur with the many reviewers, several listed above, that Hubbard’s offering is an excellent pastoral and counseling […]

The Future of Faith | Notes & Review

November 3, 2014


Harvey Cox. The Future of Faith. HarperOne, 2009. (245 pages)   Reviews at Spirituality & Practice, The Harvard Ichthus, and Religion & Ethics Newsweekly. Chapter 1 An Age of the Spirit The Sacred in the Secular? …three qualities mark the world’s spiritual profile, all tracing trajectories that will reach into the coming decades. The first is the unanticipated resurgence […]