If You Can Keep It, by Eric Metaxas

If You Can Keep It by Eric Metaxas

by Christopher Ray

If You Can Keep It : The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty, by Eric Metaxas, New York: Viking, 2016, 267 pp, hardcover, ISBN: 978-1101979983.

If You Can Keep It is an admirable book by renowned author Eric Metaxas. Metaxas is a #1 New York Times best-selling author, best known for biographies of such greats as Dietrich Bonhoeffer and William Wilberforce. Continue reading “If You Can Keep It, by Eric Metaxas”

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Believers, Thinkers, and Founders, by Kevin Seamus Hasson

Believers Thinkers And Founders by Kevin Seamus Hasson

by Christopher Ray

Believers, Thinkers, and Founders, by Kevin Seamus Hasson New York: Image, 2016, 240 pp, hardcover, ISBN: 978-0307718181.

What is the difference of pledging allegiance to “one nation under God,” versus “one nation under Jesus Christ?” Is liberty, as the framers of the Constitution understood it, possible without an acknowledgment of a divine authority which bestows such liberty? These are just two of the questions that Kevin Seamus Hasson addresses in his 2016 book, Believers, Thinkers, and Founders. Continue reading “Believers, Thinkers, and Founders, by Kevin Seamus Hasson”

Learning Theology with the Church Fathers, by Christopher A. Hall

by Christopher Ray

Learning Theology with the Church Fathers, by Christopher A. Hall, Downers Grove, Ill: IVP Academic, 2002, 308 pp, paperback, ISBN: 978-0830826865

A pastor once said to me, “If you want information about God, books written in the last five years are great. But, if you want intimacy with God read books written at least 500 years ago.” Continue reading “Learning Theology with the Church Fathers, by Christopher A. Hall”