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MAKING SENSE OF GOD: AN INVITATION TO THE SKEPTICAL, by Timothy Keller
A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance About the Author Tim Keller is a pastor, speaker, and author. He has written numerous books and is a very influential leader in evangelicalism. Introduction Making Sense of God provides reasons for exploring the truth claims of Christianity. Many people today do not see…
BIBLICAL AUTHORITY AFTER BABEL: RETRIEVING THE SOLAS IN THE SPIRIT OF MERE PROTESTANT CHRISTIANITY, by Kevin J. Vanhoozer
A Brief Book Summary from Books at a Glance About the Author Kevin J. Vanhoozer (PhD, University of Cambridge), one of the world’s top theologians, is research professor of systematic theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He previously taught at Wheaton College and the University of Edinburgh. He is the author…
THE WORD ENFLESHED: EXPLORING THE PERSON AND WORK OF CHRIST, by Oliver D. Crisp
A Brief Book Summary from Books at a Glance Author Notes Oliver D. Crisp (Ph.D., King’s College, University of London) is professor of systematic theology at Fuller Theological Seminary. He has also taught at the University of Bristol, the University of St. Andrews, and Regent College. Crisp has authored or edited numerous books. …
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