There is no doubt about it, Christianity the Biography is the best short, one-volume history of the Church that I have read. I have no hesitation in suggesting that you go out and buy it. However, I do have some questions about whether or not it succeeds in achieving what it sets out to do.
Updated on October 31, 2016 by Eddie
I no longer want to read what Americans (or Brits…) think about the reality for believers in other parts of the world. The time for books like this passed a generation ago, now we need to hear the voice of the world church.
Updated on October 30, 2016 by Eddie
An excellent, thoughtful book which looks at some of the underlying problems of the American mission movement.
For Westerners to begin to grasp the impact of what they say and do in Africa requires a profound knowledge of what is already there
Posted on September 12, 2016 by Eddie
An interesting, easy-to read, fascinating and sometimes controversial book. You won’t agree with everything, but you should read it.
Posted on August 26, 2016 by Eddie
I’m left with mixed feelings after reading this book; there are some great parts, but as a whole it is just OK.
Christianity was supposed to die in the 20th century, swept away by the tides of rationalism and scientific atheism. However, exactly the opposite happened and the Christian faith flourished as never before; growing right across the world.
Posted on August 10, 2016 by Eddie
Mission remains a hotly debated topic and it would be difficult to expect a clear consensus on a single definition across the global church today.
Updated on June 3, 2016 by Eddie
Revelation did not descend out of a clear blue sky to a person living a life of tranquility and undisturbed intellectual reflection.