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Josh McDowell: The Last Christian Generation

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This book reveals the depth of the burden the author has for the youth of today and portrays the stark reality of the current generation. Surveys among churched youth reveal that 50-60% of them do not believe that Jesus is the Son of God or that He rose  from the dead, do not believe that the Holy Spirit and Satan even exist, believe all faiths teach equally valid […]

Understanding Bible Prophesy For Yourself: Tim La Haye

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This book is not yet another compilation of future events and predictions directed to pique the interest of the casual reader. It is an easy and practical study guide for the serious reader who yearns to study and understand Biblical prophecy. Tim La Haye gives solid guidelines to interpret bible prophecy, a step-by-step approach to […]

A Concise History of the Christian World Mission

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Book Review: A Concise History of the Christian World Mission, Michigan: Baker, 1978. Pp 1-200. This book is an attempt by Herbert Kane to provide a brief but working knowledge of Christian World mission. Kane was a missionary in China for a few years and has taught at several prestigious mission schools across the globe. […]

Robertson McQuilkin: Church Growth Movement

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The Church Growth Movement (CGM) has been in the thick of much praise, debate, controversy, study, and research since its appearance in the missiological arena during the middle of the twentieth century. Although one could argue that the movement’s glory days are in the past, ‘Church Growth’ still remains as a relevant issue. The supporters […]

Mircea Eliade: The Sacred and the Profane

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Mircea Eliade’s The Sacred and the Profane is considered as one of the classics in Religious studies. This work follows the methodological framework used by Rudolf Otto in his work The Idea of the Holy, but with a distinct emphasis.According to Eliade, the irrational element (like the Holy of Otto) that forms the essence of religion is […]

Sheik Ali: History – Its Theory and Method

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History is one of the oldest and fascinating disciplines in the field of academics. And yet, it is often underestimated by scholars of other disciplines for varying reasons. History is often seen as boring, merely descriptive, and far from producing truth. Sometimes, it is even assumed that history could be written by anyone, and the […]

Bruce Olson: Bruchko

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This is an amazing account of Bruce E. Olson, an American missionary, who pioneered among the Motilones of Columbia, one of the most primitive Indian tribes of South America during the second half of the twentieth century. This is an autobiographical sketch and the author’s intention is to let the world know about the missionary […]

Hambye and Perumalil: Christianity in India

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This is a well written historical work edited by H. C. Perumalil and E. R. Hambye. The various chapters in the book are written by eminent Christian historians. This book was published on the occasion of nineteenth hundredth celebration of the death of St. Thomas., the apostle to India.The book is divided into twelve chapters each […]

Arthur Jeyakumar: History of Christianity in India

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Arthur D. Jeyakumar in this small book has selected seven key issues from the Indian Church history and discussed each of them in seven separate chapters. The first chapter analyses the traditions related to the origins of Christianity in India.In brief, the author has  summed up major traditions pertaining to St. Thomas and St. Bartholomew, […]

William G. Young: Handbook of Source Materials

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William G. Young’s Handbook of Source Materials for Students of Church History is one of its kind. As the title suggests it is a source book of great value. The purpose of the book, as the author himself points out, is to provide the students of Church History, especially of the Asian context, a first […]