Author Archives: J Barron Owens

About J Barron Owens

Not much to tell. I am married and have a daughter and a grandson. I am a devout Reformed Baptist. I love football, NHRA professional drag racing, baseball and sometimes hockey. I sing and play guitar and have written a few songs.

An Oddity more than a Scholarly Work

New Age Bible Versions: An Exhaustive Documentation of the Message, Men & Manuscripts Moving Mankind to the Antichrist’s One World Religion by G.A. Riplinger My rating: 3 of 5 stars I can only give this book 3 stars. Since the … Continue reading

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Excellent Book by James White On What Is Wrong With The KJV Only Movement

The King James Only Controversy: Can You Trust the Modern Translations? by James R. White My rating: 5 of 5 stars When I first told friends on Facebook that I was beginning this book in order to learn more about … Continue reading

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A Decent Read, but Nowhere Near Being an Objective Treatment of the Subject Matter!

The History of the King James Bible and the People Called Baptist by William R. Byers My rating: 4 of 5 stars I could only give this book four generous stars. It well written and is more like reading the … Continue reading

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An Interesting Book on the Translation Philosophy Behind the New King James Bible!!!

The New King James Version: In the Great Tradition by Arthur L. Farstad My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a very good book đŸ“– especially if you are a fan of the New King James Bible Translation. The … Continue reading

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Review of 10 Questions Christians Ask by Dr. David Jeremiah

Ten Questions Christians are Asking by David Jeremiah My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is an excellent book by one of today’s best Christtian authors. The book takes the reader through 10 of the most commonly asked questions such … Continue reading

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Review of The Gospel According to Jesus

The Gospel According to Jesus: What Does Jesus Mean When He Says “Follow Me”? by John F. MacArthur Jr. My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was an excellent book. Even though this was an anniversary edition published in the … Continue reading

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A Reader’s Guide to the Major Writings of Jonathan Edwards by Nathan A. Finn My rating: 3 of 5 stars This was a good book but was, frankly, above my current theological skill level. There are ten chapters, each written … Continue reading

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