Book Review

Scripture and the Authority of God

This bookreview was written by Annemarie Huijink “Jesus loves me, this I know for the Bible tells me so”. We all know this song but what is exactly the authority of the Bible and how does it relate to the authority of God. These were some questions I thought about when opening the book: Scripture and the Authority of God by Tom Wright. Before I will give my opinion on the book first I will…

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Ruth Alkema has contributed this book review – highly recommended reading! Simply good news By N.T. Wright I read this book with a bible study group in the Jeruzalemkerk. Even though most of  us found the writing style really tedious, lots of repetitions, we still had a very lively discussion afterwards. He writes by giving loads of examples, all explaining another aspect of his point, but it is difficult to detect what the point is.…

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Ruth Alkema has contributed this book review – highly recommended reading! The Power and the Glory By Graham Greene In a poor, steamy and barren Mexican state, the Red Shirts have gained control, outlawed God, and murdered priests. But one still lives, the whisky priest, who has an illegitimate daughter and believes he has lost his soul. Now he is on the move, trying to escape his executioners. As he tramps anonymously through the glowing white…

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Ruth Alkema has contributed this book review – highly recommended reading! Confessions By Saint Augustine Wow! What a wonderful book was this! I am so glad that I read it! Everything that I had heard about Augustine was proven false. I really love this man, he is so open and sensitive and honest, and very intelligent and broad minded! For a long time I had wanted to read this book, but not really felt up…