Well the Hobbit – An unexpected journey, has had mixed reviews by critics. Many have complained that it is too long at just under 3 hours for just six chapters of a short book.
I don’t know how many reviews have been held on things that have gone wrong and how many enormous documents have been written to change practises and to make sure “things don’t ever go wrong again”. Thousands upon thousands I imagine. And things do go wrong again. This book, Wilful Blindness by Margaret Hefferman, looks […]
On 17th October 2011 Ellie Cookson and I went to hear the opening debate in William Lane Craig’s series, ‘The Reasonable Faith Tour’.
One of the most inspirational speakers that I have heard in all my years at New Wine has been the speaker Carl Medearis. Medearis spent twelve years based in the Lebanon and travelling around the Middle East talking to people about Jesus. His stories of what he did whilst in the Middle East were inspiring, […]
There is a whiff of irony in reviewing this book by Andrew Davison and Alison Milbank in that our new curate has Andrew Davison as her tutor.
Rob Bell promotional video: Rob Bell explains the controversy about his new book to his church Finally an extended interview with Lisa Miller of Newsweek. Very interesting (need to fast forward in to get to get past the preliminaries). Lisa Miller is Jewish and so raises some good questions for Rob Bell. Finally my review […]
Well I hope that you have been one of those that has missed the firestorm surrounding Rob Bell’s latest book Love Wins although it has been all over the Christian Press and blogosphere. Before I even start this review I have to admit that I really admire Rob Bell and think that he is a […]
Well this was the last in the series by Francesca Stavrakopoulou on the Bible’s Buried Secrets. I have already reviewed the previous two episodes Did King David’s Empire Exist? and Did God have a Wife?
This is the second in a BBC series by Dr Francesca Stavrakopoulou on the Bible’s Buried Secrets looking at the Hebrew Bible and archaeology. You can see my review of last week’s episode Did King David’s Empire exist?