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Interview with Vern Poythress, author of INERRANCY AND WORLDVIEW, Part 2

Today we conclude our interview with Dr. Vern Poythress of Westminster Theological Seminary concerning his book, Inerrancy and Worldview: Answering Modern Challenges to the Bible. If you missed the first part of this interview yesterday, you can see it here.   Books At a Glance (Fred Zaspel):  Many people believe that faith and science are…

Interview with Vern Poythress, author of INERRANCY AND WORLDVIEW, Part 1

Vern Sheridan Poythress (PhD, Harvard University; ThD, University of Stellenbosch) is professor of New Testament interpretation at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. The author of many books he is well known for his careful scholarship and inter-disciplinary learning. His Inerrancy and Worldview: Answering Modern Challenges to the Bible (Crossway, 2012) takes up the question of…

Barrett and Caneday: Editors of FOUR VIEWS ON THE HISTORICAL ADAM, Part 2

Yesterday we began our interview with Matthew Barrett and Ardel Caneday, editors of the new Four Views on the Historical Adam. Their discussion yesterday was very helpful – if you missed it you catch up here. Today we asked them to summarize for us the “four views” that are represented in their book. Books At…

Barrett and Caneday: Editors of FOUR VIEWS ON THE HISTORICAL ADAM, Part 1

It seems that each generation of Christians must face its own set of defining questions, and the question of the historicity of Adam is certainly one of those questions for our day. It is an enormously important question with far-reaching implications, and so it was inevitable that this book would appear, Four Views on the…

Thomas J. Nettles Retires from SBTS

Today we begin a week-long series of posts in honor of Dr. Thomas J. Nettles, to mark his retirement this month from The Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville, KY. We encourage you to visit each day to see the biographical sketches, book review, and personal tributes that we will feature to acquaint you better with…

Jason S. DeRouchie: Editor of WHAT THE OT AUTHORS REALLY CARED ABOUT, Part 2

Today we continue our interview with Dr. Jason DeRouchie. If you missed yesterday’s interview you can catch up here. Books At a Glance: Can you explain briefly your characterizations of the three divisions of the Old Testament? DeRouchie: The kingdom story that frames Scripture is developed through five interrelated, progressing covenants, all of which are…

Jason S. DeRouchie: Editor of WHAT THE OT AUTHORS REALLY CARED ABOUT, Part 1

Jason DeRouchie (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is associate professor of Old Testament at Bethlehem College and Seminary and an active member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, MN, where he resides with his wife and six children. He is a passionate teacher committed to helping Christians to exalt Jesus and to treasure the…

David Murray: Author of JESUS ON EVERY PAGE

Dr. David Murray is professor of Old Testament and Practical Theology at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary and Pastor of Grand Rapids Free Reformed Church (Grand Rapids, MI) and author of the new Jesus On Every Page: Ten Simple Ways to Seek and Find Christ in the Old Testament. We love the title and the subject…

Jason S. DeRouchie: Editor of FOR OUR GOOD ALWAYS, Part 2

3Today we continue our interview with Dr. Jason DeRouchie, one of the editors of the new Festschrift to Daniel Bock, For Our Good Always: Studies on the Message and Influence of Deuteronomy in Honor of Daniel I. Block. If you missed part one you can catch it here. Books At a Glance (Fred Zaspel): You…

Jason S. DeRouchie: Editor of FOR OUR GOOD ALWAYS

With a title adapted from Deuteronomy 6:24, For Our Good Always is a collection of twenty-five new essays from evangelical scholars on the message of Deuteronomy and its influence on Christian Scripture. This collection of studies wrestles with Deuteronomy from historical, literary, theological, and canonical perspectives. In the process, it raises new questions, presents original…

Rob Lister: GOD IS IMPASSIBLE AND IMPASSIONED

Does God have emotion? An easy question, right? Certainly, if God’s Word tells us of God’s love, grief, anger, hatred, and so on, then of course God has emotion. And we must conclude from this that our emotion at least in some respects is analogous to his. But if we are not careful we can…

Winfried Corduan: Author of IN THE BEGINNING GOD

Anyone who takes the Bible seriously instinctively understands that the original theism was monotheism. How long it was after Adam and Eve that polytheistic notions or animism arose may be up for discussion, but this much is easy: monotheism was the original theism. Adam and Eve were very clear on that. But of course you…

Brad Bigney: Author of GOSPEL TREASON

Brad Bigney is the senior pastor of Grace Fellowship Evangelical Free Church in Florence, Kentucky. He is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Free Church of America. He is also a member and certified counselor of the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors and a member of the Association of Biblical Counselors. We were interested in…

Charles Quarles: Author of A THEOLOGY OF MATTHEW

Dr. Charles L. Quarles is Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. We found his recent A Theology of Matthew (P&R, 2013) a delightful read on several levels. Its insightful Biblical-Theological connections, its refreshingly relentless and enlightening portrayal of Jesus, its warmth, its accessibility, and its concise presentation of so…

James M. Hamilton, Jr., author of WHAT IS BIBLICAL THEOLOGY? and GOD'S GLORY IN SALVATION THROUGH JUDGMENT

Our generation is blessed to witness the rise of informed interest in the discipline of Biblical Theology – a reading of Scripture that follows its own storyline and traces out its own categories of developing thought. Reading our Bible this way we are inevitably reminded that it truly is a book written about Jesus, from…

Clary-Weaver: PURE FLAME OF DEVOTION

Many of our readers are already acquainted with Dr. Michael Haykin. In November, 2013, on the occasion of Haykin’s 60th birthday, friends presented him with a festschrift: The Pure Flame of Devotion: The History of Christian Spirituality --- Essays in Honor of Michael A.G. Haykin, edited by Stephen Weaver and Ian Hugh Clary (Joshua Press,…