In my own readings in apologetics, especially in the area of atheism, few names in recent history stand out more than Nietzsche. There are many good biographies, long and short, on this well-known atheist of the nineteenth century, but if you are one who likes to get a taste of a man’s actual writing, I would say, try Zarathustra. In many ways the book is a shocking reminder of the depths of a life without God, and in other ways it will convince you as a believer that atheism is a chimera, whose famous defender died insane!
The Gospel and NarrativeOctober 20, 2011
Long John Silver is a prominent name in the minds of those young (and older) boys who have read Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. Throughout the entire story young Jim Hawkins struggles with who the real Long John Silver is and how to understand his actions. Is he the affable, generous sea cook, and friend […]
The Highways and HedgesJune 4, 2011
I found the joy of the salvation of others. Oh, the privilege, the blessed privilege, to be used of God to win a soul to Christ, and to see a man or woman being led out of bondage by some act of ours toward them. To think that God should condescend to allow us to […]
Does Love Win?May 7, 2011
Recently, there has been an explosion of attention focused on Rob Bell and his new book, Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived, which was released in March 2011 by HarperOne. The buzz surrounding this book began when Bell posted an introductory video to his book […]