Monday, May 25, 2009

Nelsons Illustrated guide to religions

I have to say that this is one of the few books i absolutely could not wait to get!! I was so looking forward to reading this!!!!! And I wasn't disappointed either, James A. Beverly gave a very detailed and intamite look into each religion, including (and one of my favorite parts) a guide of key theologies of each religion. As well as a deep look at the leaders or founders of each religions' life and death (if they had passed on). The book was incredibly thourough when describing each religion, and gave an honest look at it. (i even looked up my own and was pleasently surprised to see that he got it quite right!!).
I would definately recommend this book to anyone who wants a quick and thourough guide to each religion. this is one of those books that'll be on my bookshelves for years and years!! (and well flipped through as well!!)

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

In the Footsteps of Paul

I had the opportunity to review this book and what a fantastic and inspiring book! The book is full of pictures of places where Paul was known to have visited, or may have used certain roads to travel. The photographer took some amazing photo's (there were times where you could almost picture Paul walking down some of those roads!). I really liked how Ken Duncan (the photographer) kept out the more modern aspects for the most part and kept to a lot of nature in the pictures. It made it easier to see how Paul could have walked these roads.
Plus I loved how he included scripture to go along with the photographs, and described how and when Paul may have been in the places that were photographed. overall, i really enjoyed this book, it was inspiring and had some amazing photo's. Would definately recommend this to anyone!