Category Archives: Book Reviews

Excerpts from Jean Vanier’s book “Becoming Human”

Jean Vanier, Becoming Human (Anansi, 1998, 2008; 166 pp.) {The following are some of the notable statements the author made through his book, but this is only a compilation of significant sentences, not in any sense a summary of the … Continue reading

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Review of “A Resurrection-Shaped Life”

[This is a review of Jake Owensby, A Resurrection-Shaped Life: Dying and Rising on Planet Earth (Abingdon Press, 2018), 111 pp. — My regular blog article partly based upon this book can be found here.] Author of three previous books, including Gospel … Continue reading

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Review of “Jesus and Kukai”

[The following is a review I wrote in the fall of 2018 for the journal Missiology: An International Review.] Review of Jesus and Kukai: A World of Non-Duality (2018) by Peter Baekelmans During my many years of living in Fukuoka City, … Continue reading

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Review of “A Palestinian Theology of Liberation”

[This is a book review I wrote for the Englewood Review of Books; it was posted online, here, in January 2018.] Naim Stifan Ateek, A Palestinian Theology of Liberation: The Bible, Justice, and the Palestine-Israel Conflict (Orbis Books, 2017; 172 … Continue reading

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Quotes from “The Shack”

{On March 5, I posted an article on my regular blogsite about “The Shack” (see here). I noted the following quotes when I read the book again just before seeing the movie by the same name which was released on … Continue reading

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A Further Look at “Silence”

Over the last couple of weeks I have read a number of reviews about Martin Scorsese’s movie “Silence,” based on the 1966 (Eng., 1969) novel by the same name written by Endo Shusaku. Endo (1923-96) was a Catholic Christian who … Continue reading

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“The New Left and Christian Radicalism”

[Rather than a summary of the book as such, the following is mainly a compilation of what I found to be the most important statements made in this powerful book.] Gish, Arthur G. The New Left and Christian Radicalism. Eerdmans, … Continue reading

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