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GOD’S GRAND DESIGN: THE THEOLOGICAL VISION OF JONATHAN EDWARDS, by Sean Michael Lucas
A Brief Book Summary from Books at a Glance About the Author Sean Michael Lucas (PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary) is senior minister at First Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and the author of several books. He previously taught at Covenant Theological Seminary as associate professor of church history. Overview Sean Lucas surveys the main…
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ISAIAH 53: ENCOUNTERING THE SUFFERING SERVANT IN JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY, edited by Darrell Bock and Mitch Glaser
A Brief Book Summary from Books at a Glance About the Editors Darrell L. Bock is Executive Director of Cultural Engagement and Senior Research Professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. Mitch Glaser is the president of Chosen People Ministries. Introduction This work is a gem for all those interested in the…
CHRISTIAN THEISTIC EVIDENCES, by Cornelius Van Til edited by K. Scott Oliphint
A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance About the Author Cornelius Van Til (1895-1987) earned his PhD from Princeton University. He briefly taught apologetics at Princeton Theological Seminary before moving to Westminster Theological Seminary, where he was a professor for decades. Van Til authored many books and is considered the founder of presuppositionalism.…
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Of making many books there is no end” (Eccles. 12:12). If that was true in Solomon’s day, how much more true is it today in the 21st century! Even the best of us can only read a tiny fraction of what is written. If we want to “make the best use of our time” (Eph. 5:16), we could use some help so that we don’t waste our reading. I thank God, therefore, for ministries like “Books At a Glance,” designed to guide us to choose our reading wisely. From summaries to reviews to interviews, I expect this to be a key resource to help me know what is out there and what to read next.
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