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Review: Virtuous Minds

VIRTUOUS MINDS [Paperback] Philip E. Dow  (Author) Publisher:  IVP Academic (2013) ISBN-10:   0830827145 ISBN-13:    978-0830827145 This book brings up key issues facing the modern church and Christians alike. For quite some time the, "God did it, and that enough for me" answer was sufficient and the idea of a "God of the Gaps" seemed to be a valid response to the tough questions. However we live in a modern era of having to put aside not only rage, anger, brawling, and slander, but also intellectual laziness, arrogance, ignorance and cowardice. When taking God at His word, it doesn't mean that we simply stop seeking out truth or that we don't attempt to search out for completeness in our knowledge of who He is and how He operates in our world. "Intellectual character is the force of accumulated thinking habits that shape and color every decision we make." Being Virtuous in our mind has always had a connotati