Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.
Writing Tips for Beginners
Nowadays, people tend to buy fewer books. And in general, sociologists say that we don’t read serious literature as often as people did forty years ago. Also, even though serious literature will never be out of fashion, in our times, we don’t have enough time for reading! Does it mean that we don’t need writers […]
How to Write a Romantic Novel
What is the difference between a love story and all others? In a romantic novel, the plot is based on the passion of the main characters for each other. Cut it off, and there’s nothing left of the book. The purpose of the love story is to create a wonderful illusion among readers: they love […]
The Woman’s Role in a Faithful Marriage
Welcome to our month of emphasis on faithfulness. This is one of the qualities God emphasized when describing His own character in Exodus 34:6. We are also instructed to be faithful with all God has entrusted to us (1 Corinthians 4:1–2, Galatians 5:22–25, 1 Peter 4:10). If you’re married, part of what God has entrusted […]
The Love of Christ in Jesus: A Theography
Last time, I reviewed Jesus: A Theography. I wanted to give an overall impression of the book before I discussed how it fits with this month’s theme of love. The love of Christ isn’t the main topic of this book. Neither are the subjects I’m going to discuss today. But they were personally encouraging, and […]
Book Review: Jesus: A Theography by Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola
I’ve never read a biography that began before time. But then, Jesus is no ordinary human. In Jesus: A Theography, Sweet and Viola begin in the eternity before creation and delve into the creation with considerable detail. It’s not until page 55 that we come to Jesus’ birth. They touch on Jesus’ childhood and so-called […]
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