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Interview with Stephen J. Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College, on Religious and Theological Issues of the Reformation

Welcome again to Books At a Glance. I’m Fred Zaspel and we’re talking again to Dr. Stephen Nichols about the Protestant Reformation. This time Dr. Nichols will tell us about the leading religious and theological questions at issue during that important period. Steve, welcome back! Nichols: It’s great to be back; thanks for having me…

Interview with Stephen J. Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College, on the Renaissance and Erasmus

Welcome back to Books At a Glance as we continue our brief discussions tracking out the big picture of the Protestant Reformation. I’m Fred Zaspel, and Steve Nichols is back with us talking this time about the connections between the Renaissance and Erasmus to the Reformation. Steve, let’s begin with the big picture –What was…

Interview with Stephen J. Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College, concerning an Overview of the Reformation

Greetings! And welcome to Books At a Glance. I’m Fred Zaspel, and in honor of this 500th anniversary year of the Protestant Reformation we’re interviewing various church historians to track out the story for us in broad strokes and in bite-sized pieces. Today we’re talking to Dr. Stephen Nichols, a long-time friend to us here…

Interview with Peter J. Gentry, author of HOW TO READ AND UNDERSTAND THE BIBLICAL PROPHETS

The Old Testament Prophets are perhaps not quite foreign to most Christians, but they are not usually the most familiar parts of the Bible to us either. And so it’s a happy occasion when a little book like this comes along to introduce the prophets to us again. Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, editor here at…

Interview with Tom Nettles: Forerunners of the Reformation  

Unless you’ve had no contact at all with the Christian blogosphere, you’re aware that this year, 2017, marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, editor here at Books At a Glance, and we want take advantage of the moment also. Our plan is to track out the Reformation in a…

Interview with Andreas Köstenberger, editor of the BIBLICAL THEOLOGY OF THE NEW TESTAMENT SERIES

The Biblical Theology of the New Testament series from Zondervan has already begun to make its mark, and the entire series promises to be a worthy contribution to New Testament studies. We recently talked to editor Andreas Köstenberger and asked him to tell us all about it.   Fred Zaspel: This is a series on…

Interview with Craig Blomberg, co-author of INTRODUCTION TO BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION: THIRD EDITION

  The question is not, “What does this Scripture verse mean to you?” The question is, simply, “What does it mean?” But to interpret the Bible as it was intended to be understood requires responsible effort. Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, editor here at Books At a Glance, and that’s our topic for today’s interview with…

Interview with Robert J. Cara, author of CRACKING THE FOUNDATION: THE NEW PERSPECTIVE ON PAUL

  You’ve heard about “the New Perspective on Paul” long enough now to know it’s no longer new, but you will also know, then, that it hasn’t gone away. Just what is the debate all about? And why is it important? Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, executive editor here at Books At a Glance, and this…

Interview with Gerald R. McDermott, author of THE NEW CHRISTIAN ZIONISM: FRESH PERSPECTIVES ON ISRAEL AND THE LAND

You don’t have to read your Bibles very long before you notice that Israel plays a very important role in the story. And you don’t have to read much further before you notice that God’s promise that she will inherit her own land is prominent also. So how does all that play out now that…

Interview with Christopher L. Reese and Michael G. Strauss, co-editors of DICTIONARY OF CHRISTIANITY AND SCIENCE: THE DEFINITIVE REFERENCE FOR THE INTERSECTION OF CHRISTIAN FAITH AND CONTEMPORARY SCIENCE

You may not yet have heard anything about the book, but as soon as you hear the title – A Dictionary of Christianity and Science – you probably think controversy and of any number of specific issues. But many of those questions are very important, and our guests today have put together a massive resource…

Interview with Andreas Kostenberger, author of COMMENTARY ON 1-2 TIMOTHY AND TITUS

We’ve been watching with interest to see the new Biblical Theology for Christian Proclamation series take shape. Andreas Köstenberger is one of the editors of this series of commentaries and author of the newest volume, Commentary on 1-2 Timothy and Titus. We have long appreciated his careful and faithful work, and so we took the…

Interview with J. V. Fesko, author of DEATH IN ADAM, LIFE IN CHRIST: THE DOCTRINE OF IMPUTATION

  “Imputation” may not be a word we use every day, but use the word or not, it’s an essential concept in understanding how we are saved. Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, executive editor here at Books At a Glance, and we’re talking today with Dr. John Fesko, author of Death in Adam, Life in Christ:…

Interview with Michael J. Vlach, author of HE WILL REIGN FOREVER: A BIBLICAL THEOLOGY OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD

  It would be difficult to find a larger biblical theme than that of the Kingdom of God, and just for that reason it becomes a subject very important for us to grasp in order to understand our Bibles well. Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, executive editor here at Books At a Glance, and we’re talking…

Interview with Gary Edward Schnittjer, author of THE TORAH STORY: AN APPRENTICESHIP ON THE PENTATEUCH

  We may not usually think of the first five books of the Bible as “a story,” but Gary Schnittjer of Cairn University wants to change that. Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, executive editor here at Books At a Glance, and we’re talking to Dr. Schnittjer today about his important book, The Torah Story: An Apprenticeship…

Interview with James M. Hamilton, Jr., author of WORK AND OUR LABOR IN THE LORD

  “Work” is a large part of what shapes our everyday lives, and so we might expect that Scripture has something to say about it. Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, executive editor here at Books At a Glance, and we’re talking today to Dr. Jim Hamilton about his new book, Work and Our Labor in the…

Interview with Jason S. DeRouchie, author of HOW TO UNDERSTAND AND APPLY THE OLD TESTAMENT and Andrew David Naselli, author of HOW TO UNDERSTAND AND APPLY THE NEW TESTAMENT

Have you ever considered how we can responsibly interpret and apply the Bible? Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, executive editor here at Books At a Glance, and that’s the question we’re taking up today. We’re talking with Drs. Jason DeRouchie and Andy Naselli, authors of the new companion books, How to Understand and Apply the Old…