Can we be saved by simply believing in Jesus? Is it really so easy? Or do Jesus’ own words show us a little more is required?
“It’s no secret that the stars are falling from the skyIt’s no secret that our world is in darkness tonight.” U2, The Fly And it’s no secret that the church in the western world has lost credibility, numbers and influence. And that christian faith has been in decline in western countries as a proportion of […]
A review of “The Exodus” by Richard Elliott Friedman and “Exodus for Normal People” by Peter Enns. Two books shine light on the truth (and legends) of the exodus of Moses and the Israelites from Egypt. Well worth reading.
Book review of “After Evangelicalism” by David Gushee. It’s easier to deconstruct faith, but harder to reconstruct. This book has some good ideas.
A review of “The Language of Genetics” by Denis Alexander – a comprehensive outline of this complex subject.
A review of “Has Archaeology Buried the Bible?” by William Dever, and an assessment of how this informs a christian understanding of the Old Testament.
Book Review: Metanoia by Anna McGahan. Once I started reading this remarkable book I was hooked. I want to tell you why I think it is so worth reading.
Book review of “Why did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha and Mohammed cross the road” by Brian McLaren. A challenging book that raises some important issues.
Book review: Coming Home by Jonathan Cornford I heard Jonathan Cornford speak at a conference a couple of years ago, and he was one of the most interesting and challenging speakers I have ever heard. So when I saw this book published earlier this year, I quickly bought it. It didn’t disappoint.
Larry Hurtado is retired New Testament scholar, Professor Emeritus at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. He has continued hs scholarly work since retiring.