Thursday, December 30, 2010

More "Best Books"

Sam Storms has posted his favorite books of 2010 HERE.

On his list is one that could easily have made mine but I neglected to list it. It is Tom Schreiner's outstanding
40 Questions About Christians and Biblical Law.

He also lists a volume that has been on my wish list for a while -
God's Battalions: The Case for the Crusades by Rodney Stark.

Storms notes:

To be brief, Stark dismantles the long-held myth that “during the Crusades, an expansionist, imperialistic Christendom brutalized, looted, and colonized a tolerant and peaceful Islam” (8). Nothing, notes Stark, could be further from the truth. There’s no other way to say it: this superb historical treatment will challenge and, dare I say, change virtually everything you ever read or heard about the Crusades. It is beautifully written, meticulously researched, and persuasive.

No comments: