Presence in the Modern World by Jacques Ellul–A New Translation!

Jacques Ellul’s classic book on the Christian’s role in a technologically mediated society just got a fresh translation done, the first in over 50 years. And let me just say, the new cover is so cute, so modern. It hits the hipster aesthetic nail on its bearded, ray-bans wearing head. This book will look great on your coffee table or bookshelf […]

More Than Talk: A Covenantal Approach to Everyday Communication, a Review

Strom, Bill (2013). More Than Talk: A Covenantal Approach to Everyday Communication (4th ed). Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt (389 pages). In Proverbs 25:11 (CEB) the author writes, “Words spoken at the right time are like gold apples in a silver setting.” I believe the book More Than Talk: A Covenantal Approach to Everyday Communication by […]

Mary Poplin’s “Is Reality Secular?”: A Review

Mary Poplin, Is Reality Secular? Testing the Assumptions of Four Global Worldviews, Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013, 320 pages, $15.88. “What is truth?” Pontius Pilate asked that question during the trial of Jesus (John 18:38). The quest for truth has been a part of humanity’s journey through time. The ancient Greeks debated the idea […]

Please Turn in Your iPads to John Chapter 1…

Perhaps one of the upsides of iPads and other tablets being incorporated into Christian worship services is that it draws attention to the details of worship services that are often overlooked. For centuries, Christians have taken for granted that a worship service will include some sort of reading or reference from the Bible–in the form […]

Review of Greenman, Schuchardt, and Toly’s latest book “Understanding Jacques Ellul”

Cardus has published a review by Bryan Kibbe of Understanding Jacques Ellul by Jeffrey P. Greenman, Noah J. Toly, and Read M. Schuchardt. All three authors are Wheaton College (IL) professors, and the last one, Read Schuchardt, is a Co-founder of Second Nature and the Chairman of its Editorial Board. Kibbe summarizes their new book: With this […]

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