Edgerton: Write for Yourself in Your Own Voice

Les Edgerton.  2003.  Finding Your Voice:  How to Put Personality in Your Writing.  Cincinnati:  Writer’s Digest Books. Review by Stephen W. Hiemstra Let me see.  If you did not know the subject of a book called—Finding Your Voice—what possibilities come to mind?  Perhaps, a doctor’s guide to throat surgery recovery? Or, maybe, lost in the […]

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Rabbi Wolpe: Finding Meaning in Faith

David J. Wolpe. 2008.  Why Faith Matters.  New York:  HarperOne. Review by Stephen W. Hiemstra Rabbi David J. Wolpe’s book, Why Faith Matters, came to my attention as I prepared to teach a class on Hebrews 11. “Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see” […]

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2 Corintios 8: Un Corazón Fiel y Generoso

Pero cuando lo midieron por litros, ni al que recogió mucho le sobraba, ni al que recogió poco le faltaba: cada uno recogió la cantidad necesaria. (Éxodo 16:18 NVI) Por Stephen W. Hiemstra ¿Cuándo es suficiente? Una de las grandes historias de la provisión de Dios comienza con el maná: pan del cielo. Moisés escribe: […]

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Webb: Analyzing Culture in Scripture and in Life

William J. Webb.  2001.  Slaves, Women and Homosexuals:  Exploring the Hermaneutics of Cultural Analysis.  Colorado Springs:  IVP Academic [1]. Review by Stephen W. Hiemstra Toxic waste is a term once used in Washington to describe issues that could not be openly discussed without tainting the person discussing them.  High on the list of such issues were […]

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Bonhoeffer: Reframing the Christian Community

Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  1954.  Life Together:  The Classic Exploration of Christian Community (Gemeinsames Leben).  Translated by John W. Doberstein.  New York:  HarperOne. Review by Stephen W. Hiemstra Gemeinsames Leben was written in 1938, a year after Nachfolge, when Dietrich Bonhoeffer taught in an underground seminary Pomerania, Germany.  At the time, the Confessing Church, which he helped […]

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