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Category: Spring 2010

Shepherds and Sheepdogs

Shepherds and Sheepdogs

  Charles Carrin draws out a biblical analogy full of tested and practical wisdom.   Every shepherd needs a sheepdog. Knowing this, God sends them. Some shepherds cannot tell the difference between a sheepdog and a wolf and chase the dogs away. The loss to the shepherd and the flock is tragic. Other shepherds think […]

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Paradigm for Pentecostal Preaching

Paradigm for Pentecostal Preaching

What are the marks of biblical and Spirit-filled preaching? Frederic L. Godet summarizes the Pentecostal preacher’s purpose: “The preacher’s task in this work lies, not in wishing to act in the place and stead of the Spirit with the resources of his own eloquence and genius, but in opening up the way for Him by […]

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Dieter Ising: Johann Christoph Blumhardt

Dieter Ising: Johann Christoph Blumhardt

  Dieter Ising, Johann Christoph Blumhardt, Life and Work: A New Biography (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2009), 491 pages, ISBN 9781606085394. Ising’s scholarship makes the ministries, German-language correspondences, and theological contributions of Johann Christoph Blumhardt accessible to the non-academic English reader. In regard to twenty-first century pastoral ministry, Blumhardt’s nineteenth century experiences become a […]

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A Science and Religion Primer

A Science and Religion Primer

  Heidi A. Campbell and Heather Looy, eds., A Science and Religion Primer (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2009), 230 pages, ISBN 9780801031502. Read the title carefully! This book is a “primer.” In the publishing world, that means “a short introduction to a subject.” In this case, the book introduces the reader to the dialogue between […]

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Jennifer Cisney: Healing From the Pain of Sexual Assault

Jennifer Cisney: Healing From the Pain of Sexual Assault

  Jennifer Cisney, “Healing From the Pain of Sexual Assault” Enrichment (Spring 2009), pages 108-112. Jennifer Cisney, a counselor, executive board member of the American Association of Certified Christian Sexual Addition Specialists, member of the the American Association of Christian Counselors since 1994 and survivor of sexual assault, recognizes “the progress the church has made […]

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Phyllis Tickle: The Great Emergence

Phyllis Tickle: The Great Emergence

  Phyllis Tickle, The Great Emergence: How Christianity Is Changing and Why (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2008), 173 pages, ISBN 9780801013133. Chances are you have heard of Phyllis Tickle. As the founder of the religion department of Publishers Weekly, the author of at least two dozen books, and a popular speaker on religion in America, Tickle’s […]

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Greg Heisler: Spirit-Led Preaching

Greg Heisler: Spirit-Led Preaching

  Greg Heisler, Spirit-Led Preaching: the Holy Spirit’s Role in Sermon Preparation and Delivery (Nashville: B & H Academic, 2007), 156 pages, ISBN 9780805443882. Every Pentecostal minister should read this book. We Pentecostals agree strongly with Heisler when he says that the anointing of the Holy Spirit is very important in preaching. He strikes a […]

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William Tabbernee: Prophets and Gravestones

William Tabbernee: Prophets and Gravestones

  William Tabbernee, Prophets and Gravestones: An Imaginative History of Montanists and Other Early Christians (Peabody: Hendrickson, 2009), 385 pages, ISBN 9781565639379. The Montanists were an important early Christian movement that began in Asia Minor during the late second century. They were essentially a charismatic upstart group, headquartered in the towns of Pepuza and Tymion, […]

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Keith Warrington: Healing & Suffering

Keith Warrington: Healing & Suffering

  Keith Warrington, Healing & Suffering: Biblical and Pastoral Reflections (Carlisle, UK/Waynesboro, GA: Paternoster, 2005), 219 pages, ISBN 9781842273418. Keith Warrington, Director of Postgraduate Studies and Senior Lecturer in New Testament at Regents Theological College, Nantwich, has written on healing before, notably in Jesus the Healer: Paradigm or Unique Phenomenon (Carlisle, UK: Paternoster, 2000). Some […]

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Blaine Allen: When People Throw Stones

Blaine Allen: When People Throw Stones

  Blaine Allen, When People Throw Stones: A Leader’s Guide to Fielding Personal Criticism (Kregel, 2005), 176 pages, ISBN 978-0825420146. Blaine Allen’s book, When People Throw Stones, is important and necessary. The ugly truth is that Christian service has downsides. All too often, the chief downside is criticism. The book is organized in ten chapters; […]

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Matthew Elliott: Faithful Feelings

Matthew Elliott: Faithful Feelings

  Matthew A. Elliott, Faithful Feelings: Rethinking Emotions in the New Testament (Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2006), 301pages, ISBN 0825425455. This reviewer’s response to Matthew Elliott’s book Faithful Feelings is very positive as it focuses on a matter of personal concern: reading the New Testament as to its emotional content on the part of the writers […]

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Spring 2010: Other Significant Articles

Spring 2010: Other Significant Articles

Reviewed by the editors. Sarah Pulliam Bailey, “‘A Voice for Sanity’: J. Lee Grady doesn’t want your gold. The journalist wants a ‘Holy Ghost housecleaning’ of the charismatic movement” Christianity Today (Nov 2009), pages 42-45. ChristianityToday.com/ct/2009/November/33.42.html See also the online-only article: Sarah Pulliam Bailey, “Modern-Day Mordecai: When he’s away from his day job, Charisma editor […]

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Coming in the Summer 2010 (13:3) Issue

Coming in the Summer 2010 (13:3) Issue

  “How should we lead the local church?” The Pneuma Review has approached numerous church leaders and bible teachers to answer the question: “How should we lead the local church?” The Summer 2010 issue will launch the dialog with a series of articles representing diverse perspectives, beginning with NT scholar Andrew Clarke interviewing the Apostle […]

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