Thursday, October 26, 2006

Condensed Book Reviews #3

More mini-reviews..

"The Dilbert Principle"
- Great business humor

"The Diaries of Adam and Eve" by Mark Twain
- What I would expect from Twain

"Reformed Pastor" by Richard Baxter
- Tremendous!

"The Kingdom that Turned the World Upside Down" by David Bercott
- More aptly titled "The Book That Turned The Gospel Upside Down"

"God Centered Evangelism" by R. B. Kuiper
- Great!

"Back to Freedom & Dignity (L'Abri Pamphlets)" by Francis Schaeffer
- Schaeffer skins Skinner

"How to Respond to Muslims (How to Respond)" by Ernest Hahn
- Short/balanced/useful

"Forensic Discovery" by Dan Farmer
- Interesting look at computer forensics, but most parts are beyond me

"The LSD story" by John Cashman
- Interesting early 1960's journalistic account of the psychedelics

"What Belongs to Caesar?: A Discussion on the Christian's Response to Payment of War Taxes" by Donald D. Kaufman
- Where all pacifists would arrive if they were consistent.

"Will the Real Heretics Please Stand Up: A New Look at Today's Evangelical Church in the Light of Early Christianity"
- Ugh

"The Search for the Manchurian Candidate: The CIA and Mind Control" by John D. Marks
- Fascinating look at the psychedelics and cold war American espionage research

"Entrepreneurs of Life" by OS Guinness
- Inspiring!

"Did God Create in 6 Days?" (edited) by Joseph Pipa
- Interesting debate book!

"Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga (Modern Library)" by Hunter S. Thompson
- Typical of Hunter: entertaining but very vulgar

"Modern religious liberalism;: The destructiveness and irrationality of modernist theology" by John Horsch
- A pretty good Anabaptist assesment of the growing menace of modernistic theology

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