(Book review) Known by God

Reviewed by Abigail Kessler, a professional writing major at Taylor University.   Introduction Title: Known by God Author: Brian S. Rosner (general editor Jonathan Lunde) Publisher: Zondervan Publication Date: September 12, 2017 Format: Paperback Length: 274 pages OVERVIEW The latest instalment in Zondervan’s Biblical Theology for Life series tackles a much more personal subject: identity. As with all the books in […]

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(Book review) A gathering in Hope

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: A gathering in Hope Author: Philip Gulley Publisher: Center Street Publication Date: 2016 Format: Print book Length: 258 pages OVERVIEW Philip Gulley is always amusing and enjoyable, some of the funniest Christian fiction I have read has been authored by him. For readers who enjoy […]

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(Book review) The Book of Mysteries

  Reviewed by Carson Jacobs, a Professional Writing Major at Taylor University. Introduction Title: The Book of Mysteries Author: Jonathan Cahn Publisher: Frontline Publication Date: September 6, 2016 Format: Print Book Length: 384 pages OVERVIEW      Anyone familiar with Jonathan Cahn’s previous works knows what to expect from him. Much like his first book, The Harbinger, the concept of this piece of literature is […]

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The annual ECLA Libraries Conference will be held on October 14th, 2017. Click here for more information!

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(Book review) Jesus in the Court Room

Reviewed by Hope Bolinger, a professional writing major at Taylor University.   Introduction Title: Jesus in the Court Room Author: John W. Mauck, JD Publisher: Moody Publishers Publication Date: 2017 Format: Print book Length: 149 pages OVERVIEW Today, Christianity approaches the judicial system with strong skepticism. Following court cases such as Roe v. Wade and Obergefell v. Hodges, Christians often view the courts through […]

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(Book review) Upward, Inward, Outward: Love God. Love Yourself. Love Others

Reviewed by Alec Tebben, a professional writing major at Taylor University.   Introduction Title: Upward, Inward, Outward: Love God. Love Yourself. Love Others Author: Daniel Fusco Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers Publication Date: Fall 2017 Format: Paperback Length: 246 pages OVERVIEW What is the meaning of life?  What are we, as humans, made to do?  How do we find fulfillment in our lives?  Those are […]

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(Book review) Messy Christmas

Reviewed by:  Reviewed by Megan Alms, a Professional Writing Major at Taylor University.   Introduction Title: Messy Christmas Author: Lucy Moore and Jane Leadbetter Publisher: IVP Books Publication Date: 2017 Format: Print book Length: 93 pages OVERVIEW             Messy Christmas is a creative curriculum guide for children’s ministry leaders to use during the Christmas season. The guide is designed for three all-day celebrations: Advent, […]

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(Book review) Fraying at the edge

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: Fraying at the edge Author: Cindy Woodsmall Publisher: Waterbrook Publication Date: 2016 Format: Paperback Length: 341 pages OVERVIEW Fraying at the edge, the second in the Amish of Summer Grove series, has an intriguing plot. Two babies were switched at […]

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