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(Book review) Friend of Sinners: Why Jesus Cares More about Relationship than Perfection

The book is simple to read, yet deep in its message and themes.  The author has a sense of humor that makes the book enjoyable, but the reader never misses the point of the author’s diligence in expressing the merits of scripture.

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(Book review) The Dog Who Was There

Reviewed by: Alyssa Marie Roat, a professional writing major at Taylor University.   Introduction Title: The Dog Who Was There Author: Ron Marasco Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: 2017 Format: Print book Length: 262 pages OVERVIEW This book tells the story of Barley, a scrappy dog struggling to survive in tumultuous first century Jerusalem. Through his innocent eyes, the cruelty of Rome, […]

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(Book review) REFLECT: Becoming Yourself by Mirroring the Greatest Person in History

Reviewed by: Megan Alms, a Professional Writing Major at Taylor University, Upland, IN   Introduction Title: REFLECT: Becoming Yourself by Mirroring the Greatest Person in History Author: Thaddeus J. Williams Publisher: Weaver Book Company Publication Date: 2017 Format: Print Book Length: 233 Pages OVERVIEW In an acronym of the book’s title, Williams illustrates how readers can “reflect” the work of Jesus by […]

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(Book review) Jesus the Hero: A Guided Literary Study of the Gospels

Reviewed by: G. Connor Salter, a professional writing major at Taylor University, Upland, IN   Introduction Title: : Jesus the Hero: A Guided Literary Study of the Gospel (Book 4 of Reading the Bible as Literature series) Author: Leland Ryken Publisher: Weaver Book Company Publication Date: August 1, 2016 Format: Paperback Length: 136 pages OVERVIEW Is it all right to see the Bible […]

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