The Weekly Hit List: February 8, 2013

Of Games and GodOf Games and God by Kevin Schut was reviewed by blogger Joel Watts and by blogger Conrade Yap.

“Kevin Schut’s book is a must read for those struggling with the returning question of just what good are games and what are games good for.” 

To read more of Joel Watts’s review, click here.


“As a gamer-enthusiast himself, Schut covers a lot of ground with regards to the range and the depth of understanding of how games work, why gamers play, and what it means for Christians. . . . This rare book is worth reading for anyone desiring to understand a little more of what games is about, and how to connect better with gamers.”

To read more of Conrade Yap’s review, click here.


Of Games and God was also reviewed by Janelle Weibelzahl, who worked with Kevin Schut on this book.

“The reason I am so excited about the release of this book . . . is that it begins a conversation that needs to be had by Christians about video games. . . . recognizing that video games are an unavoidable and growing part of our culture, Schut invites us on a journey towards a critical understanding of the relationship between faith and games. He offers us the tools to think intelligently about games, to ask for ourselves the question, ‘How should we then live?'”


Quick Hits:

Luke (BTCB series) by David Lyle Jeffrey was reviewed by Justin Boulmay.

Speaking of Dying by Fred Craddock, Dale Goldsmith, and Joy V. Goldsmith was included in Princeton Alumni Weekly.


Ebook Specials and Other Offers:

February ebook specials are currently running for multiple Brazos Press and Baker Academic titles. All of these are at least 41% off.

Abraham (Ancient-Future Bible Study) by Stephen J. Binz
Paul (Ancient-Future Bible Study) by Stephen J. Binz
David (Ancient-Future Bible Study) by Stephen J. Binz
Peter (Ancient-Future Bible Study) by Stephen J. Binz
Women of the Gospels (Ancient-Future Bible Study) by Stephen J. Binz
Women of the Torah (Ancient-Future Bible Study) by Stephen J. Binz
A Handbook of New Testament Exegesis by Craig L. Blomberg
Magnifying God in Christ by Thomas R. Schreiner
Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament by G. K. Beale and D. A. Carson
Cross-Shattered Christ by Stanley Hauerwas
The Forgotten Ways Handbook by Alan Hirsch with Darryn Altclass