Against All Gods: What’s Right and Wrong About the New Atheism

(Originally printed in the Fall 2010 Issue of the MCOI Journal beginning on page 10) By Phillip E. Johnson and John Mark Reynolds IVP Books, Downers Grove, Illinois, ©2010, 118 pages, $15.00 Review by G. Richard Fisher Phillip Johnson is a leading spokesman and apologist for the Intelligent Design movement, and John Reynolds is a PhD and author of Three Views on Creation and Evolution. They have teamed up in this cutting-edge new book. Books … Continue reading

The Popular Dictionary of Bible Prophecy

(Originally printed in the Fall 2010 Issue of the MCOI Journal beginning on page 12) By Ron Rhodes Harvest House, Eugene Oregon, ©2010, 340 pages, $14.99 Review by G. Richard Fisher Ron Rhodes is incredibly prolific and his book, The Popu­lar Dictionary of Bible Prophecy, is a fantastic resource book. Where else can I get over 350 terms and concepts regarding Bi­ble prophecy defined and explained? Would it take a year attend­ing seminary? Not really. … Continue reading

Theology … More or Less With Beth

(Originally printed in the Fall 2010 Issue of the MCOI Journal beginning on page 6) A prolific writer, speaker, and well-known Southern Bap­tist, Beth Moore is all the rage among women across de­nominations. To many, she seems to be everything she portrays: an effective Bible teacher who enthusiastically encour­ages women to study the Bible and draw closer to God. And like any other popular Christian writer and speaker, she has reaped a share of criticism—some … Continue reading

Interrupting Ehrman: Are There Biblical Contradictions?

(Originally printed in the Fall 2010 Issue of the MCOI Journal) Watching a court jury trial and watching a debate have a number of similarities. In both cases, you have one set of evidence, but you have two opposing sides that attempt to explain the evidence in such a way that they will persuade the audience or jury to view their story as more credible. The underlying idea is to get at the truth, but … Continue reading