Tribute to Tom Nettles by Albert Mohler

Tom Nettles will be remembered as one of the most legendary teachers in the history of the Southern Baptist Convention, and that’s appropriate because he’s written the history of the Southern Baptist Convention. He is known as a classroom teacher…

Matthew Barrett: Advice for Seminary Students

Some good advice today from Matthew Barrett for seminary students … and other Christians too!     There it is one piece of advice I would like to pass along to use seminary students. When you go to seminary you…

Tom Nettles Retires from SBTS

Many of our readers are familiar with the long and fruitful ministry of Dr. Thomas J. Nettles in teaching, preaching, and writing. Now after 38 years of teaching at the seminary level, Tom has retired from the Southern Baptist Theological…

Packer Sale for Kindle Readers!

J.I. Packer is one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century, and today Crossway is offering a special on four of his titles for Kindle readers.   Finishing Our Course with Joy: Guidance from God for Engaging with…

More books from CHRISTIAN ANSWERS TO HARD QUESTIONS series

Today we highlight three more titles in P&R’s series of popular-level booklets, Christian Answers to Hard Questions. In Christianity and the Role of Philosophy K. Scott Oliphint sets out to establish the relationship of philosophy and theology. He begins with…

Interview with Aimee Byrd!

Be sure to check out the good interview with Aimee Byrd today over at Ligonier, where she addresses the topic, “Living the Gospel in Ordinary Life.”  We love the theme, and Aimee speaks to it very well! Aimee is the…

Exciting New Service Announcement!

Books At a Glance is dedicated to keeping our readers informed and up to date with regard to significant new publications. Each week our premium members are treated to a condensed yet comprehensive summary of a new book. We now…

What’s the Difference Between a Book Summary and a Book Review?

Our weekly Book Summaries here at Books At a Glance are available only to our premium members, and it was suggested that we explain what you are missing if you’ve not joined! First, what is the difference between a Book…

THE HEBREW-ENGLISH INTERLINEAR ESV OLD TESTAMENT

The value of reading Scripture in multiple languages on the same page has long been recognized, and the value of reading Scripture in its original language — well, that’s been recognized since the beginning. Interlinear Bibles — Bibles that provide…

Hard Questions on Creation

P&R Publishing has done a great service for the church in publishing their growing series of booklets under the broad title, Christian Answers to Hard Questions. Taking up one “hard question” after another these booklets address issues of interest, of…

Introducing DO HISTORICAL MATTERS MATTER TO FAITH?

At this point in history we expect to hear denials of the trustworthiness of Scripture from the liberal wing. It is rather new, however, to hear expressions of a similar lack of confidence in Scripture from professing evangelicals. Do historical…

Introducing THE BIBLE’S BIG STORY: Salvation History for Kids

Our friend Jim Hamilton (professor of Biblical Theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is not content teaching the Bible to seminarians. He wants to teach your children too. Hamilton, himself a father of four, is well known for his passion…

Introducing FALLEN: A Theology of Sin

A comprehensive theology of sin published in a single volume is not something you see every day anyway, but I don’t know that we’ve ever seen a book of this scope. As part of Crossway’s Theology in Community Series, in…

Introducing AN ORTHODOX CATECHISM

Michael Haykin and Steve Weaver, both great lovers of church history and of Baptist history in particular, have done a great service in resurrecting this 17th century catechism from English Baptist pastor Hercules Collins. Hercules Collins, something of a mega-church…

Introducing ANTINOMIANISM by Mark Jones

This is quite simply the best book on the subject of Antinomianism that I have read. Mark Jones (minister at Faith Vancouver, PCA) is informed, insightful, judicious, precise, carefully nuanced — and rich and inspiring to boot. We poor sinners,…

Introducing Carson’s NEW TESTAMENT COMMENTARY SURVEY

One of the blessings of our generation is the unprecedented proliferation of books made available to Christian readers. It must be part of the curse that we don’t have time to keep up with them all! The pastor who determines…

Logos and Reformed Theology

Logos and Reformed Theology Logos Bible Software 2014 Review by K. Scott Oliphint I became a Logos user a number of years ago. My original intent was to be able to use the biblical languages, together with commentaries, in my…

Introducing Keller’s ROMANS 1-7 FOR YOU expositional commentary

Tim Keller’s new expositional commentary, Romans 1-7 for You, should not go by without mention. As you would expect from Keller, his expositions are marked by informed clarity, simplicity, and contemporary relevance. This is not a careful, verse-by-verse, clause-by-clause commentary…