The Autobiography of G.K. Chesterton

I have been a big fan of G.K. Chesterton since college. At the time, I was listening to a lot of Rich Mullins' music, and I read somewhere that Chesterton's Orthodoxy was Mullins' favorite book. I picked it up and devoured it. I had heard of Chesterton before, but my limited exposure had only informed … Continue reading The Autobiography of G.K. Chesterton

Book Review: Decision Points

Instead of proceeding chronologically, George W. Bush structures this memoir of his presidency around the various "decision points" from his time as president and before: his decision to quit drinking, to run for governor and then president, to put the United States on war footing after 9/11, to invade Iraq, how to deal with the … Continue reading Book Review: Decision Points

Book Review: Evolving in Monkey Town

One difficulty with evangelical American Christianity is that many of us don't, or can't, make a distinction between what is essential to the faith and what is peripheral. When the brightest young people in our churches start to question the peripherals, like the union between Christianity and political conservatism for example, we feel threatened. We … Continue reading Book Review: Evolving in Monkey Town