IVP - Andy Unedited - November 2017 Archives

November 28, 2017

A Story Even Those Who Aren't Baseball Fans Can Enjoy

Moneyball is the kind of book (as was the movie) that you can love even if you aren't interested in baseball. It's a David and Goliath story. It's story of calcified tradition vs. gritty innovation. It's a story of rising from the ashes.

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Posted by Andy Le Peau at 10:05 AM | Comments

November 21, 2017

Thank You for Arguing

Arguing doesn't always mean getting angry. Sometimes it means persuading, trying to make a civilized attempt to convince others of a viewpoint. That's what Jay Heinrichs has in mind in his Thank You for Arguing, subtitled, What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion.

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Posted by Andy Le Peau at 12:04 PM

November 14, 2017

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Consider this problem. A bat and ball cost $1.10. The bat costs $1 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?

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Posted by Andy Le Peau at 10:35 AM

November 8, 2017

The Past Is Always Present

What can you find in Mark Through Old Testament Eyes? Glad you asked. Here's what some have had to say.

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Posted by Andy Le Peau at 2:06 PM | Comments

November 2, 2017

From Africa for the World

Why would a old, white, North American, evangelical male be interested in the Africa Study Bible? I'll get to that in a minute. First, a bit of introduction to this remarkable volume.

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Posted by Andy Le Peau at 10:06 AM | Comments

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