Category Archives: Reviews and Critiques

As a service to the body of Christ Truth Builders Ministries will offer critiques and reviews of books, films, televisions programs and other forms of media and entertainment. So much of our society’s views regarding truth, morals and values is derived from popular culture. Therefore, to examine such media is of critical importance.

The Founder’s Key

It is not often that I am draw to the field of political science.  For me, that is basically like eating liver—it might be good for you, but it is not very palatable.  So it was with a great deal of surprise that I discovered (and thoroughly enjoyed) The Founder’s Key by Larry P. Arnn.  Arnn, president of Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan, is a professor of politics and history.  As P. J. O’Rourke says in his endorsement of this book:  “The Founder’s Key is not just brilliant but—in a shock to political science—a pleasure to read.”  And indeed, it is a pleasure to read this very important book.

Did I say important?  Well, I meant it.  This is one of those books that you really wish everyone would read.  In a culture that has both forsaken and forgotten the very principles and ideals that our nation was built upon, this book offers insight into how it might just be possible to find our back—at least in the governmental and political sphere.  The basic thesis of the book is this: Our rights and freedoms are codified in the both the Declaration and the Constitution together. Continue reading

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Proof of Heaven

This book by Dr. Eben Alexander relates the account of his near death experience, and his vision of the afterlife. While popular, even among some Christians, this book presents perspectives on God, spiritual truth, and the hereafter that are problematic for Bible-believing Christians. You can read an in-depth critique of this book here.
Proof of Heaven