Martin's June 2018 Book List
Below is a summary of the books reviewed in June's Book List
Is There Purpose in Biology?: The cost of existence and the God of love by Denis Alexander
"Not everyone will agree with large parts of Alexander’s case. However, all Christians will be helped by his refutation of the argument that biology shows that existence is without purpose."
Grenfell Hope: Stories from the community by Gaby Doherty
"This is a candid and moving account which will be of interest to anyone who wants to understand what happened from a Christian perspective and be challenged to bring hope and healing to their own community."
The Art of Rest by Adam Mabry
"Maby’s user friendly introduction to the art of rest deserves to be widely read."
Mad or God?: Jesus: The Healthiest Mind of All by Pablo Martinez and Andrew Sims
"This book is an important contribution to the Christian apologetic arsenal. It is a book to buy, to study, to share, and to give away."
The Bible and Disability: A Commentary by Sarah Melcher, Mikeal Parsons and Amos Yong (eds.)
"Evangelicals need to read it and engage with what its authors have to say, if only to think how they might do the same exercise better."
The Global Anglican Communion by Stephen Noll
"This collection of essays constitutes a primary source document for anyone who wishes to understand the recent history and present state of the Anglican Communion."
Revelation: An Introduction and Commentary by Ian Paul
"This is an excellent contribution to the Tyndale commentary series. . Not everyone will agree with all the details of Paul’s exegesis and interpretation, but anyone who wants to understand Revelation better will benefit from reading what he has to say."
Quest for the Historical Apostles: Tracing Their Lives and Legacies by W Brian Shelton
"If anybody wants an up to date summary of what we know about the life and labours of the Apostles and how they have been viewed down the centuries then this is now the book to which to turn."
The Perpetual Battle: The World, the Flesh and the Devil by Simon Vibert
"This is an excellent, accessible, introduction to a vital topic. Christians need to understand that they are in war and need to know how to conduct this war effectively. Highly recommended."
The Vikings: From Odin to Christ by Martyn and Hannah Whittock
"ll Christians should want to know the story of how God has acted in the history of the nations and this book fills in part of this story."
The full list can be found here.