Its an ok read but I think there are better works out there ie.
In chapter three, the author finally turns to the themes he presents best and begins to achieve the kind of resonance that characterizes that earlier volume.
This is an important book because of the long history of anti-intellectualism that has been and continues to be a part of Evangelical Christianity.
Wow. I thought I might want to be a Christian intellectual. But if this is what it entails, I'm out. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Carey Cossaboom
While excellent in many of it's points, I found it cumbersome to read. There are too many quotes stuck disruptively in the middle of the text. Read morePublished 3 months ago by LeeAnn W. Eddins
this book is very interesting whether you are a christian or not. It has very good thoughts on how to be a good thinker. Read morePublished 23 months ago by S. Craigmile
I had never thought of an intellectual as anything but a person who carefully thought about many things. Read morePublished on February 7, 2013 by Bruce W. Glass
Sire makes the case for active intellectual engagement and why there should be an overall conscientious attitude to what and why we believe. Read morePublished on July 13, 2010 by JSC Siow
This book suffers from some serious lack of editing. The author repeats himself frequently and wanders off haphazardly while trying to get at the point. Read morePublished on February 23, 2010 by Spumoni
James W. Sire believes that all followers of Christ are called to use their minds in disciplined, responsible ways, to the best of their abilities, for the glory of God. Read morePublished on November 20, 2007 by Daniel L. Marler
Jesus called on his followers to "love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your MIND," and Sire has provided an excellent guide for all who... Read morePublished on October 7, 2006 by H. Laack
I read about two thirds of this book before I realized it wasn't going to get any better. There are much better books out there than this one. Read morePublished on May 1, 2006 by J. Fischer