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Reaching for the Invisible God

Advantages: Clear writing, interesting anecdotes, thoughtful commentary, inspiring
Disadvantages: Takes awhile to get going, slightly stilted lack of pronouns for God

THE AUTHOR Philip Yancey is one of my favourite modern Christian writers, whose books I have been reading and enjoying since about the turn of the century. Yancey is an American in his 60s; he grew up in a rigid and uncompromising denomination, whi ...

Kukana 11.08.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Reaching for the Invisible God - Philip Yancey

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Advantages: An interesting approach to early Christian studies
Disadvantages: none

...I am fortunate to have been able to have Luke Timothy Johnson as one of my professors when I was studying religious studies at Indiana University in the early 1980s. He has since moved on to Emory University, which is definitely I.U.'s loss. Johnson has b ...

frkurt 12.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Religious Experience in Earliest Christianity: A Missing Dimension - Luke Timothy Johnson

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Will the real Paul please stand up?

Advantages: An interesting new approach
Disadvantages: Less a reinvention as a furthering development, not yet completed

Gager could perhaps be starting a quest similar in intent if not in form to that of the Jesus Seminar, namely, the search for the ‘real’ Paul, or at least the ‘real meaning’ of Paul. Paul has been reinterpreted and recast in many ways over the past 2000 y ...

frkurt 17.09.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Reinventing Paul - Paul G. Gager

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A Search in Secret India

Advantages: Knowledge Acquisition...
Disadvantages: None

On 18th October, 2010, I visited the Ramana Ashramam (Hermitage} at Thituvannamalai in Tamilnadu State, India. As soon as I entered the Ashramam, waves of peace and tranquility engulfed me. The sun was peeping through the leaves of the trees, spreading a ...

skmm 05.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Religious Urge/ Reverential Life - Paul Brunton

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