Muscle and a Shovel: Answering the Critics by Nathan Battey - The Christian ResearcherIt seemed like almost everyday I was seeing or hearing someone comment about the book. So, I appreciate what Michael has tried to do with this book. He has attempted to share his own story in an effort to encourage others to think critically about the Bible, salvation, and the church. My review of this book is nothing personal against Michael Shank. I know nothing about the guy other than what I read in the book.
Muscle And A Shovel – Book Review
I read the book Muscle and a Shovel on the urgings of a friend. I was asked to read the book for about 6 months starting August before I finally bought it around February Then it took me until October 14th to start reading it. I was finished by October 25th. I hope to finish books in a reasonable amount of time. This was while taking notes and looking up bible verses and doing a bit of reflection.
This book was copyrighted in and has been a popular read among members of the Churches of Christ in the last several months. Those who read it are encouraged to purchase at least ten copies and pass it on to their neighbors. Recently it was passed out at the Church of Christ where I attend and preach. Having read it I am motivated to provide this review. There are many of us in the Church of Christ who were members of denominations or who were just in the world and were taught exactly what this book teaches.
I recently did a quick read of the book Muscle and a Shovel by Michael Shank. Am I allowed to say that it is what I thought it was? As such, it functions pretty well. I may do so in the future. John Mark Hicks has written an excellent review which is available in electronic format for the Kindle. There are many who think Muscle and a Shovel deserves a place on their bookshelf right next to the New Testament. Interestingly enough, many times those two groups co-exist within a single congregation.
A Student's Reflections on The Bible, Theology, and Ministry
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