How to keep up with all those books you’d love to read, but just don’t have time for...
Previously, the CCL Read Club reviewed new books published on Christian living and ethics. Each brief review seeks to cover content, tone and style, theology, and practical uses. Hopefully, knowing this will help you decide whether the book would be helpful for you, or whether to recommend it to someone who is asking you about a particular topic. (You can also tell how easy or hard the book is to read by the type of star we assign it – an outlined star is easy, a half-filled star is medium, and a fully-filled star is difficult!)
Allberry tackles the resurrection in four chapters, structured around the practical implications of this doctrine for Christian believers: affirmation, transformation, hope and mission.
The book is divided into five short chapters. Rice considers how Facebook can have pulled hundreds of millions of people into using the service in its first 5 years. He argues that the key driver for Facebook’s explosive expansion is directly related to our desperate need for connection.
Ellingsen’s book presents a compelling challenge to both proponents of a purpose-driven life and to those who find it easy to let the Christian life become joyless and burdensome.