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The Gospel and Personal Evangelism

By Mark Dever (Crossway Books, 2007). 124 pp. Mark Dever, senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC, and president of 9Marks, looks at questions about sharing the good news: Why don’t we […]

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Silence and Beauty

Makoto Fujimura’s book Silence and Beauty (IVP, 2016, 263 pp.) preceded the December 2016 Japan release of Martin Scorsese’s film Silence, based on Shusaku Endō’s novel of the same title. Endō’s work is dark and […]

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J.C. Ryle: Prepared to Stand Alone

J.C. Ryle: Prepared to Stand Alone Iain H. Murray (Banner of Truth, 2016) This biography of Ryle (1816-1900) is full of ministry lessons. Ryle, Bishop of Liverpool, is well-known for his book, Holiness. Murray chronicles […]

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Theology of culture in a Japanese context

Atsuyoshi Fujiwara, professor of theology at Seigakuin University and founding pastor of Covenant of Grace Church in Tokyo, looks at the relationship of Christ and the church to culture in this excellent work, part of […]

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The unseen face of Japan

In this wide-ranging book on Japanese religiosity, Lewis explores why Japanese people act in a religious way, based on what people say about their attitudes and experiences. In his review of the first edition (1993), […]