Piper and Carson, Pastor as Scholar & Scholar as Pastor (2011)

This short book is a result of the single-evening lectures and discussions by Piper and Carson that took place at Park Community Church in Chicago on April 23, 2009. Both authors expanded and refined their original manuscripts into book chapters. Owen Strachan and David Mathis, too, have contributed by writing the Introduction and the Conclusion, … Continue reading Piper and Carson, Pastor as Scholar & Scholar as Pastor (2011)

Endo, Silence (沈黙) (1966)

遠藤周作 (Shusaku Endo, 1923–96) was a Japanese Catholic novelist. His occupation with Roman Catholic belief penetrates throughout this entire book. Endo published Silence in Japanese in 1966. Seventeenth century Japan was ruled by the Tokugawa shogunate (徳川幕府)—also known as the Edo shogunate (江戸幕府)—which was ended by the Meiji Restoration (明治維新) in 1868. While the Edo … Continue reading Endo, Silence (沈黙) (1966)