REFORMATION THOUGHT – Alistair McGrath (1988)

Alistair McGrath. Reformation Thought: An Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell, 1988. 285 pp. $40.54 Reformation Thought: An Introduction by Alistair McGrath explores the fascinating contours of the sixteenth century. The author helps readers understand the historical, cultural, and theological context of the events that led up the Protestant Reformation. McGrath guides readers on a fascinating Reformation tourContinue reading “REFORMATION THOUGHT – Alistair McGrath (1988)”

IF I HAD LUNCH WITH C.S. LEWIS – Alistair McGrath (2014)

C.S. Lewis is widely trumpeted as one of the leading Christian thinkers and apologists of the 2oth century.  His seminal works, Mere Christianity and The Problem of Pain have equipped a new generation of Christ-followers.  Creative works like The Great Divorce have stimulating the imaginations of thousands.  And who could forget his landmark series, The Chronicles ofContinue reading “IF I HAD LUNCH WITH C.S. LEWIS – Alistair McGrath (2014)”

THE TWILIGHT OF ATHEISM – Alistair McGrath (2006)

The Twilight of Atheism: The Rise and Fall of Disbelief in the Modern World by Alistair McGrath is a book that deserves to be read.  The author maintains that the “rise and decline of atheism is framed by two pivotal events, separated by precisely two hundred years: the fall of the Bastille in 1789 andContinue reading “THE TWILIGHT OF ATHEISM – Alistair McGrath (2006)”

THE AEDYN CHRONICLES: Chosen Ones – Alistair McGrath (2010)

I could not resist reading The Aedyn Chronicles: Chosen Ones by Alistair McGrath.  Dr. McGrath combines his skills as a theologian with a vivid imagination to produce a tale of adventure and good versus evil. Peter and Julia are the main characters who enter an enchanted garden, similar to the world of Narnia that wasContinue reading “THE AEDYN CHRONICLES: Chosen Ones – Alistair McGrath (2010)”

HERESY: A History of Defending the Truth – Alistair McGrath (2009)

Heresy: A History of Defending the Truth, by Alister McGrath is a detailed overview of the progression of heresy in the church.  Part one defines heresy and provides a helpful summary of the origins of the idea of heresy.  “The essential feature of heresy is that it is not unbelief (rejection of the core beliefsContinue reading “HERESY: A History of Defending the Truth – Alistair McGrath (2009)”