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Interview with Stephen J. Wellum, author of CHRIST ALONE – THE UNIQUENESS OF JESUS AS SAVIOR: WHAT THE REFORMERS TAUGHT. . .AND WHY IT STILL MATTERS

It would be difficult indeed to find a topic more vital to the gospel than the topic taken up in this book: Christ Alone—The Uniqueness of Jesus as Savior. I’m Fred Zaspel, executive editor here at Books At a Glance, and today we are talking to the author of this important new book, Dr. Stephen…

Interview with Michael A.G. Haykin on The Huguenots

Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, editor here at Books At a Glance. Dr. Michael Haykin is with us again tracking out the French Reformation in large strokes. Today we focus on the French Huguenots. Michael, who were the Huguenots? Haykin: The Huguenots were those who embraced the Gospel in France. In the early years, they would…

Interview with Matthew Barrett, author of GOD'S WORD ALONE: THE AUTHORITY OF SCRIPTURE

Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, and welcome back to Books At a Glance! We’re continuing to track out the Protestant Reformation in bite-size pieces, and today we begin talking about the “solas” of the Reformation – slogans that have become a kind of summary of the leading themes of the Reformers. First, we’ll take up sola…

Interview with Andrew T. Walker, author of GOD AND THE TRANSGENDER DEBATE

It’s a topic relatively few Christians across the centuries have been asked to address, but it’s one of the leading issues of our day. God and the Transgender Debate. I’m Fred Zaspel with Books At a Glance, and we’re talking today to Andrew Walker, author of the book by that title – God and the…

Interview with Dr. David Hall on John Calvin and the Reformation of the Church

Welcome again to Books At a Glance. I’m Fred Zaspel, and we’re talking one more time with Dr. David Hall about the Protestant Reformation – this time John Calvin and Church maturity. David, welcome back—it’s been great to have you with us, and we appreciate your input. David Hall: It’s been fun, thank you.  …

Interview with Dr. David Hall on John Calvin and Family

Welcome again to Books At a Glance as we track out the Protestant Reformation and its influence in various areas. I’m Fred Zaspel, and Dr. David Hall joins us again today to talk about John Calvin and the Reformation of the Family. David, welcome—great to have you back. David Hall: Thank you.   Zaspel: What…

Interview with Dr. David Hall on John Calvin and Commerce

Welcome again to Books At a Glance! I’m Fred Zaspel, and we’re continuing our discussions on the Protestant Reformation. Today we begin talking about John Calvin’s influence in various dimensions. Dr. David Hall is a specialist in Calvin studies, and he’s with us again today. David, where and what did Calvin teach about business, economics,…

Interview with Dr. David Hall on John Calvin and Politics

Did you know that the Protestant Reformation – and John Calvin in particular – had a sizable impact on government and politics also, and not just theology? Welcome back to Books At a Glance! I’m Fred Zaspel, and we’re talking again with Dr. David Hall, and this is the question we’ll take up today. David,…

Interview with Dr. David Hall on John Calvin and Preaching

Did you ever wonder what preaching was like in earlier days of the church? It might not surprise you to learn that the Reformers made an impact on preaching as well as theology! Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, and welcome to Books At a Glance as we continue our discussions with Dr. David Hall about the…

Interview with Dr. David Hall on the Life of John Calvin

Greetings, and welcome back to Books At a Glance as we continue to track out the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century in large strokes and in bite-sized pieces. Today we’re talking to Dr. David Hall, author of Tributes to John Calvin and several other Reformation-related works that you can view here on this page…

Interview with Matthew S. Harmon, author of ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING THE BIBLE

Matthew Harmon wants to disabuse you of the mistaken notion that only the professionals can read the Bible profitably. Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, and I have to say that reading Harmon’s new book, Asking the Right Questions: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Applying the Bible, is genuinely exciting. Profitable Bible reading was never intended…

Interview with Andrew David Naselli, author of NO QUICK FIX: WHERE HIGHER LIFE THEOLOGY CAME FROM, WHAT IT IS, AND WHY IT'S HARMFUL

“Surrender.” “Let go, and let God.” We’ve all heard it preached and taught, and many of us have read it and even taught it. Andy Naselli wants to warn us that it’s not the biblical approach to practical sanctification, and it’s really not good for you. I’m Fred Zaspel, and Andy Naselli is with us…

Interview with Michael A.G. Haykin on John Calvin and Reformation Missions

Welcome once again to Books At a Glance as we sketch out the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century about five minutes at a time. I’m Fred Zaspel, and Dr. Michael Haykin is talking to us one more time about the magisterial Reformer, John Calvin, and today addressing the question of Calvin and Reformation missions.…

Interview with Michael A.G. Haykin on John Calvin the Theologian

Welcome to Books At a Glance! I’m Fred Zaspel, and Dr. Michael Haykin is with us again, today focusing on the magisterial Reformer himself, John Calvin. Michael, first off, who are the “magisterial” Reformers? And why do we call them that? Haykin: The magisterial Reformers we know as individuals who believe that Reformation in Europe…

Interview with Michael A.G. Haykin on John Calvin in Geneva

Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, editor here at Books At a Glance. Dr. Michael Haykin is talking to us again about John Calvin. Michael, describe Calvin’s ministry in Geneva: what was it like? Haykin: Calvin would have seen himself primarily as a preacher; although he was obviously involved in other aspects of that ministry. There would…

Interview with Michael A.G. Haykin on John Calvin's Conversion

Welcome again to Books At a Glance! I’m Fred Zaspel, and Dr. Michael Haykin is our guest once again, talking to us again about the Genevan Reformer, John Calvin. This time we’ll look into the personal side of Calvin. Zaspel: Michael, how did Calvin become an evangelical? Haykin: I think, first of all, it’s important…