Book Review : A Doubter’s Guide to the Bible

Book Review : A Doubter’s Guide to the Bible

A Doubter’s Guide to the Bible is written for those who have doubts about the truth of the Biblical account. However as someone who trusts the Bible, I also benefitted from the teaching in this book. Dickson presents an overview of the Bible touching on those...

Book Review : Hearing her voice

John Dickson makes the comment in the introduction of his book, Hearing her Voice that there will be those who will be disappointed that his book doesn’t go far enough in allowing women to hold leadership positions in all areas of the Christian Church. While...
Book Review : Humilitas

Book Review : Humilitas

Humilitas is the Latin word for humility. John Dickson began studying the origins of humility in Western ethical thought through a research project he was involved with at Macquarie University. He was intrigued to discover that prior to the growth of Christianity...

Book Review : A Sneaking Suspicion

In his book, A Sneaking Suspicion, Dickson addresses some of the issues in our society which get a lot of media attention but often the arguments in favour or against are not well thought through. (For example sex, beauty, science, other religions, death.) Sneaking...

Reflection : If I were God…

Following on from my last post…I found John Dickson’s title for his book, If I were God I’d make myself clearer, very intriguing. It seems a logical point that surely God would want us to be clear about his existence. Yet Dickson points out that in...

Book Review : The Christ Files

John Dickson’s purpose in writing The Christ files : how historians know what they know about Jesus by John Dickson (Blue Bottle Books, 2005) is to explain how historians discover evidence about Jesus’ life and how it was recorded in what we know as the New Testament....