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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…

Interview with Michael A.G. Haykin on William Farel, contemporary of John Calvin

Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, editor here at Books At a Glance. Dr. Michael Haykin is with us again, tracking out the French Reformation. Today we focus on William Farel. Michael, who was William Farel? Haykin: William Farel, or Guillaume Farel, as he is probably known better in French, was a contemporary of Luther, born in…

Interview with Thomas R. Schreiner, author of COVENANT AND GOD'S PURPOSE FOR THE WORLD

What is a covenant? And how does an understanding of the covenant concept help us understand the Bible? I’m Fred Zaspel, editor here at Books At a Glance, and that’s our topic for today. We’re talking to Dr. Tom Schreiner, author of the new book, Covenant and God’s Purpose for the World. Tom great to…

Interview with Michael A.G. Haykin on The Forerunners of the French Reformation

Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, editor here at Books At a Glance, and in this 500th anniversary year of the Protestant Reformation we’re interviewing various church historians to have them track the major events for us in succession, just a few minutes at a time. Today we begin talking to Dr. Michael Haykin about the French…

Interview with Ryan M. McGraw, author of KNOWING THE TRINITY: PRACTICAL THOUGHTS FOR DAILY LIFE

We all agree that that doctrine of the Trinity is a Christian essential. Absolutely. But our question today has to do with the bearing an understanding of this doctrine has – or ought to have – on the Christian life. Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, and we’re talking today to Dr. Ryan McGraw about his new…

Interview with Carl Trueman on Ulrich Zwingli

Welcome to Books At a Glance! I’m Fred Zaspel, and we’re talking again to Dr. Carl Trueman, professor of Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary here in Philadelphia. Carl has been talking to us about Martin Luther, but today we turn our attention to Ulrich Zwingli. Carl, who was Ulrich Zwingli? And how did the…

Interview with Courtney Reissig, author of GLORY IN THE ORDINARY: WHY YOUR WORK IN THE HOME MATTERS TO GOD

This week, we have a special treat: a free listen to one of our author interviews! We've made the audio available to everyone, even if you don't have a subscription to our services. Take a minute and listen to what you've been missing!   The link above says "members, click here," and for today, no…

Interview with Carl Trueman on Martin Luther's Marriage

Welcome to Books At a Glance. I’m Fred Zaspel and we’re talking again to Dr. Carl Trueman who is tracking out some of the steps of the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century. Today he is talking to us about Martin Luther’s marriage. Carl, tell us about Luther’s wife and how their marriage came about.…

Interview with Carl Trueman on Luther and Erasmus

Welcome again to Books At a Glance. I’m Fred Zaspel, and we’re talking again to Dr. Carl Trueman about the Protestant Reformation. Today’s topic – Luther and Erasmus. Carl, who was Erasmus? And how was his work important—unwittingly or otherwise—in the rise of Reformation? Trueman: Desiderius Erasmus was born in 1466. He was from the…

Interview with Michael Horton, co-editor of THE REFORMATION THEN AND NOW: 25 YEARS OF MODERN REFORMATION ARTICLES CELEBRATING 500 YEARS OF REFORMATION

Unless you just stopped in from Mars, you already know that the year 2017 is a big year for church history lovers of the Protestant variety—it’s the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. And as you are also probably very aware, there is a flurry of publications and conferences throughout this year addressing the theme…

Interview with Carl Trueman on Martin Luther and the Path to Reform

  Glad to have you back with us here at Books At a Glance as we continue our discussions about the Protestant Reformation. I’m Fred Zaspel here with Dr. Carl Trueman, and last time we talked to him about Martin Luther and the Rediscovery of Justification by Faith. Today we’ll follow Luther’s reforms a bit…

Interview with Carl Trueman on Martin Luther and the Rediscovery of Justification by Faith

Welcome again to Books At a Glance as we continue our discussions about the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century. I’m Fred Zaspel, and today we are talking to Dr. Carl Trueman. Carl is professor of church history at Westminster Theological Seminary here in Philadelphia, and he is a long-time friend of ours here at…

Interview with David Murray, author of RESET: LIVING A GRACE-PACED LIFE IN A BURNOUT CULTURE

It is of course good to busy yourself in a good thing—in Christian ministry, for example. But can there be too much of a good thing? Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, and we’re talking today with Dr. David Murray about his new book, Reset: Living a Grace-Paced Life in a Burnout Culture. If you’re lazy, this…