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WHEN I DON’T DESIRE GOD: HOW TO FIGHT FOR JOY, by John Piper
A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance About the Author John Piper is a well-known Christian author and preacher. He served as the pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church for thirty-three years. He is the founder of the ministry Desiring God and maintains an active teaching role in the evangelical world. Introduction Piper’s…
GOD IS A WARRIOR, by Tremper Longman and Daniel Reid
A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance About the Authors Tremper Longman III (PhD, Yale University) is the Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies and the chair of the Religious Studies department at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He is the Old Testament editor for the revised Expositor’s Bible Commentary and…
IS REALITY SECULAR? TESTING THE ASSUMPTIONS OF FOUR GLOBAL WORLDVIEWS, by Mary Poplin
A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance About the Author Mary Poplin (PhD, University of Texas) is professor of education at Claremont Graduate University in California, where she has served as director of the teacher education program and dean of the School of Educational Studies. She is a frequent speaker at Veritas Forums…
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A wise man nearly three thousand years ago said that there was no end to the making of many books. If that was true then, how much more today? Who has time to keep up with the daily deluge of print material that is worth reading? Enter Books At a Glance. This fabulous resource offers a substantial summary of all that is current and valuable in the realm of theology, Bible, and church history, enabling the reader “at a glance” to see whether or not he needs to buy the book or make a note of it for future reference. In an age when we are drowning in text, a much needed life buoy.
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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