Results for "biography":

What to Do If You Are Offended or Confused by Flannery O’Connor’s Stories?

Nov 19, 2015 | Justin Taylor


A little help for understanding the great Southern novelist and short story-teller (including audio of her reading one of her most famous works).

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“J. I. Packer in His Own Words”: A 20-Minute Documentary

Nov 03, 2015 | Justin Taylor


A beautiful look at a godly and brilliant man.

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Two Concerns with Thomas Merton’s Vision of the Christian Life

Oct 27, 2015 | Justin Taylor


In 1948 the brilliant author, poet, activist, and Trappist monk Thomas Merton published his influential spiritual memoir, which has become a classic. While beautifully written and fascinating, it is not without its problems. Here are two.

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C. S. Lewis on the Theology and Practice of Worship

Oct 19, 2015 | Justin Taylor


A long post on Lewis’s understanding of praise, followed by a survey of his thoughts on the corporate nature of worship, including church music, liturgy, and the sacraments. I conclude with a brief analysis.

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George Marsden Lectures on C. S. Lewis’s “Mere Christianity”

Sep 28, 2015 | Justin Taylor

A lecture by Professor George Marsden on one of the themes in his upcoming biography of Mere Christianity.

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What Was the First Study Bible in English?

Aug 07, 2015 | Justin Taylor


A short summary from historian Jane Dawson on the first English Bible to have introductions, notes, maps, and illustrations.

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What the Original Really Means: An Exegetical Parody

Jul 29, 2015 | Justin Taylor

A classic illustration from New Testament scholar Moisés Silva.

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Amazing Grace the Musical: Now on Broadway

Jul 10, 2015 | Justin Taylor

3 ways to save on a new musical running on Broadway.

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Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015)

Jun 15, 2015 | Justin Taylor


Elisabeth Elliot (née Howard; born December 21, 1926) died this morning (June 15, 2015) at the age of 88.

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World Magazine’s Books of the Year

Jun 12, 2015 | Justin Taylor


World Magazine shares their favorites (plus runner-ups) for four categories of books: (1) Fiction; (2) Accessible Theology; (3) Current Events/Public Affairs; (4) History/Biography.

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An Interview with Sam Storms and Leland Ryken on the Life and Legacy of J. I. Packer

Jun 08, 2015 | Justin Taylor

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Storms has written the best summary now available of Packer’s theology of spirituality, and Ryken has written the most up-to-date biography. I sit down with both men to talk about Packer and his importance.

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The Day Lincoln Was Shot: A Visual FAQ

Apr 13, 2015 | Justin Taylor


For the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s assassination, I try to answer some frequently asked questions with lots of photographs and diagrams.

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Happy Saint Patrick

Mar 16, 2015 | Justin Taylor

A short intro to a man of God.

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Martin Marty on Why You Should Read a Non-Lutheran’s Book about Luther on the Christian Life

Feb 20, 2015 | Justin Taylor


One of the most prominent interpreters of American religion and culture explains why he hopes non-Lutherans will read Carl Trueman’s new book.

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A Theologian Wrestles with Incurable Cancer and Life in Christ

Feb 14, 2015 | Justin Taylor


Todd Billings movingly introduces his new book on

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