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This was the first great baseball book I read as an early teen. I knew in an instant I wanted to be a baseball historian of the deadball era (ca 1876–1920). – source
Tony ReinkeOct 19, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “An instant sports classic.” —New York Post * “Stellar.” —The Wall Street Journal * “A true masterwork…880 pages of sheer baseball bliss.” —BookPage (starred review) * “This is a remarkable achievement.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) A magnum opus from acclaimed baseball writer Joe Posnanski, The Baseball 100 is an a...
I’ve read a few hundred baseball books over the years but this one may be my favorite. Certainly a top-5 all time. You don’t even need to love baseball to love this book. – source
Tony ReinkeOct 19, 2021
An overview and analysis of John Webster’s seminal contributions to Christian theology At the time of his death, John Webster was widely hailed as one of the leading Christian theologians in the world. Over the course of three decades, he produced groundbreaking studies on the theologies of Eberhard Jüngel and Karl Barth and, especially since the t...
HT on these references to Kenneth Oakes’s chapter (4: Webster on Karl Barth) in this superb book: – source
Tony ReinkeMay 14, 2021
New from Best-Selling Author John PiperThe providence of God is his purposeful sovereignty by which he will be completely successful in the achievement of his ultimate goal for the universe. God's providence carries his plans into action, guides all things toward his ultimate goal, and leads to the final consummation. Pastor and author John Piper d...
Also an amazing book for that special someone in your life hooked on conspiracy theories. – source
Tony ReinkeDec 16, 2020
In his letter to the Ephesians, Paul emphasizes the unity of believers in the inaugurated new creation. He first sets before his audience the salvation freely offered to us through faith in Christ, then applies this truth to their lives, calling them to live lives of love. In this volume, S. M. Baugh approaches this important letter from a first-ce...
@FredFredSanders @zugzwanged Somehow I ended up with more Ephesians commentaries than any other book, north of 30 now. Baugh is the best of them all. – source
Tony ReinkeDec 05, 2020
Christians know that God loves them, but often think that he is perpetually disappointed and frustrated, maybe even close to giving up on them. As a result, they focus a lot on what Jesus has done to appease God's wrath for sin. But how does Jesus Christ actually feel about his people amid all their sins and failures? This book draws us to Matthew ...
Book of the year 2020 was the easiest choice in my fifteen years (!!!) of doing this. ... – source
Tony ReinkeNov 20, 2020
Less than a century ago, most people died at home. Today, 80 percent of Americans die in institutions such as hospitals or nursing homes. The dying process--once a visible reality of life--now hides behind a complex web of medical technology, and few Americans discuss end-of-life care before it becomes urgent. Faced with crucial decisions, Christia...
Going to claim this as a finalist for top book of 2019 — an utterly unique and captivating book on what it means to die well. – source
Tony ReinkeOct 02, 2018