“Three Temptations of Spiritual Formation” Evan Howard. Christianity Today (Dec. 9, 2002), pages 46-49.
The spiritual formation movement is growing in significance and impact among Christians of all traditions. Numerous influences are shaping this movement, most of them positive, but there are real dangers lurking. Author ... Read More
Then some Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem, saying, “Why do Your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread” (Matthew 15:1-2).1
The Pharisees we encounter here seem to be challenging Yeshua (Jesus)2 once ... Read More
“Where Judgment Begins” Leadership (Winter 2003, Vol XXIV, No 1).
Mark Beeson, Stanley Grenz, David Handley, and Erwin Lutzer are sorting out the tangled elements of ethics and integrity in the Winter 2003 issue of Leadership dedicated to “Integrity and Ethics.” “An Honest Sermon” by Mike ... Read More
Peter Darg, host, Yeshua/Jesus: Exploring the Jewish Roots of Jesus (Gateway Films, distributed by Vision Video www.visionvideo.com). Starring: Barbara Babcock, Ken Howard and Ossie Davis.
As an introduction to Jewish roots studies, Yeshua/Jesus is a good start. It takes a wealth of available information, boils it ... Read More
Oral Roberts, Expect A Miracle: My Life and Ministry (Thomas Nelson, 1995), 388 pages, ISBN 9780785274650.
There is something powerful about reading stories of lives God has used. Autobiographies never go out of date. While this was published in 1995, it has a vitality and ring ... Read More
The fifth chapter from Professor Williams’ book, The Gift of the Holy Spirit Today, about the greatest reality of our time.
Chapter Five: Reception
The Holy Spirit is given to those who believe in Jesus Christ. From all that has been said about the Holy Spirit being ... Read More
Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, Pneumatology: The Holy Spirit in Ecumenical, International, and Contextual Perspective (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2002), 195 pages.
When a writer sets out to produce a book on a generalized topic, the attempt can often end in one of two results: either an intimidating ... Read More
Editor Note: The editors of the Pneuma Review are aware that Dr. De Arteaga’s views on sacraments will not be universally received among our readers. This guest essay is printed to encourage thought and discussion. Please add your comments below to join the conversation.
Revivals without ... Read More
- Part of the Rightly Understanding God’s Word series by Craig S. Keener.
As appearing in Pneuma Review Summer 2003.
Chapter 2: Learning Context
Although all of us officially recognize the importance of context, most Bible readers still ignore it in practice. You may be an exception, but do ... Read More