“It’s an ambitious book written to engage the regular church-goer and scholar alike. Yet the book is a somewhat uneven performance. In attempting to walk the tight-rope of reaching a wide audience in what might be called “laymen’s terms” while remaining philosophically robust, Fitch at several points relies on what can only be oversimplifications and generalizations. In so far as he does this however, The Great Giveaway nonetheless remains a useful introduction to thinking about the church in the twenty-first century” [links added].
My good friend Kenny Sheppard is working on his Ph.D. in Intellectual History at Johns Hopkins University. It’s our goal to visit as many Baltimore area diners as we can while he’s in Baltimore. We’ve been at it for a couple of years now but we have a ton of diners to go.
Read his entire book review here.