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Reviews: Omnibus

A Homeschooling Essential—How Should We Then Live?

There are many good books and a few great ones but only a handful that should be read by all Christian homeschooling parents and teens. How Should We Then Live? by Francis Schaeffer is one of them. Beginning with the Romans, Schaeffer traces the history of Western thought right up to the present.  Yes, even […]

Review: The Autobiography of Charles Finney

The evangelist must produce excitements sufficient to induce people to repentance. Thus wrote the controversial Charles G. Finney, one of the most influential men in American church history.  He is credited with developing a new method for evangelism and with over half a million ‘decisions for Christ’.   On the other hand, some point out that […]

Review: Art and the Bible by Francis Schaeffer

It is relatively easy to teach our children how to draw, make music, write poetry, or engage in any other creative venture.  There are many wonderful curricula, many great teachers, and an incredible wealth of examples. But it’s also important to teach them why we Christians make art and how to evaluate the art we […]

Review: The Best Things in Life by Peter Kreeft

  The Best Things in Life.  What are they?  Peter Kreeft tackles that question in his book, subtitled:  A Contemporary Socrates Looks at Power, Pleasure, Truth, and the Good Life.  In twelve dialogues, ‘Socrates’ discusses contemporary life, combining his traditional method of questioning with kindness, humor, and careful logic.  These conversations, which take place at […]

Review: Chosen by God by R.C. Sproul

For years we’ve been using Lifeviews and The Consequences of Ideas by R. C. Sproul to show our teens how modern life is shaped by philosophy.  Although these books are somewhat scattered, they clearly trace the ungodly origins and development of many ideas that we almost take for granted.  They have been very helpful in […]