$9.99 for Three Good Audio Books

by Apr 13, 2016Books, Piety2 comments

Here’s a great deal on some good books from Christian Audio (I’ve read only Spiritual Disciplines, but I have reason to believe the others are also valuable). Also, I like the cover designs of the newer two…


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  1. dcsj

    I wonder if you have seen this critique of Whitney? http://cicministry.org/commentary/issue111.htm

    You don’t have to post this, but my impression from this and other sources over the years is that Whitney is fairly undiscerning when it comes to spirituality and cites with approval people who I would consider even more problematic, Willard and Foster, for example. so… just a caution

    Don Johnson
    Jer 33.3

  2. mlward

    It has been a while since I read—actually listened to—Spiritual Disciplines. Thanks for the note.