Book Meme

From Faith and Theology comes yet another book meme:—

1. One book that changed your life:
The Gospel according to St. John

2. One book that you’ve read more than once:
John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion

3. One book you’d want on a desert island:
John Wiseman, The SAS Survival Handbook

4. One book that made you laugh:
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

5. One book that made you cry:
Gail Riplinger, New Age Bible Versions: An Exhaustive Documentation of the Message, Men & Manuscripts Moving Mankind to the Antichrist’s One World Religion (I laughed so much that I cried)

6. One book that you wish had been written:
St. Paul, My Life and Thought

7. One book that you wish had never been written:
The Scofield Reference Bible

8. One book you’re currently reading:
Douglas Kellner, Baudrillard: A Critical Reader

9. One book you’ve been meaning to read:
Robert Jenson, Systematic Theology

10. Now tag five people:
The good folks at the Boar’s Head Tavern (a lot more than five, I know)
Dennis
Barb
Paul
Scott

About Alastair Roberts

Alastair Roberts (PhD, Durham University) writes in the areas of biblical theology and ethics, but frequently trespasses beyond these bounds. He participates in the weekly Mere Fidelity podcast, blogs at Alastair’s Adversaria, and tweets at @zugzwanged.
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7 Responses to Book Meme

  1. Byron says:

    Thanks for these. For #7 many people (including myself) put Left Behind, so I particularly liked how you went back to the source.

  2. Byron says:

    Oh, and for #6, I actually had exactly the same thing written down, but then decided to drop it – trying to be content with the Bible we have…

  3. Paul Baxter says:

    Somehow I missed Riplinger on my first read through of your post. If we ever meet in person I can tell you a story . . .

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  7. Mike says:

    Gail Riplinger books, videos & audio’s contains multiple errors, lies, the majority of which are the gross misquoting of other people. In particular, a large portion of the misquoting is of the Bible, B.F. Wescott and F.J.A. Hort. See her divorces and marriages info.

    The New Bible Translations are more correct than the old ones and just about everything Gail Riplinger says in her books, videos and audio’s is a Lie. Please Don’t be deceived by Gail Riplinger. Gail is slamming God’s Holy Word in the new translations. For further info on Gail Riplinger please see:

    http://www.avpublications.org

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