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(Book review) The Other Side of Beauty: Embracing God’s Vision for Love and True Worth

Reviewed by Jessica Dundas, a Professional Writing Major at Taylor University, Upland, Indiana.   Introduction Title:  The Other Side of Beauty: Embracing God’s Vision for Love and True Worth Author: Leah Darrow Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: Nov. 21, 2017 Format: Paperback Book Length: 184 pages OVERVIEW Leah Darrow challenges our culture’s view of beauty, inviting us to consider God’s […]

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(Book review) The Assault (Harbingers cycle two)

Reviewed by J. J. Hanna, a Professional Writing Major at Taylor University.   Introduction Title: The Assault (Harbingers cycle two) Author: Bill Myers, Frank Peretti, Angela Hunt, Alton Gansky Publisher: Bethany House Publication Date: 2017 Format: Print Book Length: 355 pages OVERVIEW Picking up where cycle one, Invitation, left off, Bill Myers sends the team to Rome. Professor McKinney, Brenda Barnick and […]

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(Book review) The Explicit Gospel

Reviewed by Gabby Carlson, a professional writing major at Taylor University and an editor for the campus newspaper, The Echo.   Introduction Title: The Explicit Gospel Author: Matt Chandler with Jared Wilson Publisher:  Crossway Date: (2014 reprint Format: Paperback Length: 240 pages OVERVIEW The Explicit Gospel is a book designed to challenge Christians who have been living in monotony for too long. […]

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Book review) The devoted

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: The devoted (The Bishop’s Family, 3) Author: Suzanne Woods Fisher Publisher: Publication Date: Format: Length: OVERVIEW As we return to Stoney Ridge In this third book of The Bishop’s Family series, Ruthie Stoltzfus, a young Amish woman on the cusp of leaving […]

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