Book Review: A Puritan Theology-Doctrine For Life

A Puritan Theology: Doctrine For Life by Joel Beeke & Mark Jones Rating 4/5 Who should read it and why? Those interested in Puritan theology, and furthermore, the development of Reformed Theology. The section on practical theology is worth the entire price. Review This book is a goldmine of Puritan theological research. It is structured…

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Book Review: Praying the Bible

Rating 5/5 Who should read it and why? Those Christians who struggle with prayer or who want to enliven their conversation with God. Key Insights: Use Bible verses to generate prayers and talk with God. Pray the Psalms as these are inspired praises to God Praying this way ensures a lively prayer life Praying this…

Book Review- The Genevan Reformation & the American Founding by David Hall

Quick Summary: The American founding was heavily and primarily influenced by Calvinism. Key Insights: From Geneva to Britain, to Scotland, to Puritan America, to the Founding Limit of powers to the government bc of corrupt human nature Covenant between the people and government Authorized to disobey based in God word, but primarily through lower magistrates. Open…

Book Review- Rebel Yell S.C. Gwynn

Quick Summary: A bio of Stonewall Jackson, his commitment to duty and to God, his faults and his legend.  Key Insights: Stonewall was resolute in following duty, almost allowing no grace for faults or mistakes. Such commitment was necessary in that time period and during war, and those who hated it didn't seem to mind…