In the beginning… was Bach: A Bach Primer BY: Jeff Heyl Here is a brief look at his life, some salient musical categories and then end with some suggestions for reading, listening, and congregational use.
The Outrageous Idea of Academic Faithfulness: A Guide for Students (Donald Opitz and Derek Melleby,2007) BY: David John Seel, Jr. It was a common view among the Christians who attended this prestigious Ivy League college that one should get “B”s for Christ. Striving for an “A” was considered to be a mark of academic idolatry and a failure to put first things first.
Listening Before Writing BY: Denis Haack It’s not a problem of belief. I believe God speaks to his people in creation, providence, Scripture, and in Christ. The problem is not in his speaking but in my listening.
Dictionary of the Old Testament Historical Books: A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship (Bill T. Arnold and H. G. M. Williamson, 2005) BY: Denis Haack The history books of the Hebrew Old Testament are full of amazing stories, full of conquest, warfare and violence, intrigue and sex, godly reformers and wicked despots, prophets and royalty, freedom and enslavement.
Bob Dylan: The Essential Interviews (Jonathan Cott, 2006) BY: Denis Haack Bob Dylan: The Essential Interviews includes 31 interviews of Dylan spanning five decades; it’s for readers who understand how interviews with the musician are “essential.”
Interpol, Our Love to Admire (2007) BY: Matthew Hundley I have never listened to Interpol before, so the first thing that I start thinking about is who they sound similar to...Radiohead, Coldplay with hints of Joy Division and New Order.
I love my neighbor as myself but only because I don’t much care for myself.
- Garrison Keillor
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