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WHAT EVERY CHRISTIAN SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE QUR'AN, James R. White

About the Author James R. White is the director of Alpha and Omega Ministries and the author of many books. He is an accomplished debater of Muslim apologists and an elder in the Phoenix Reformed Baptist Church. He and his…

DO HISTORICAL MATTERS MATTER TO FAITH? A Critical Appraisal of Modern and Postmodern Approaches to Scripture, by James Hoffmeier and Dennis Magary

About the Editors James K. Hoffmeier (PhD, University of Toronto) is professor of Old Testament and ancient Near Eastern history and archaeology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Dennis R. Magary (PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison) is chair of the department and…

BY FAITH, NOT BY SIGHT: PAUL AND THE ORDER OF SALVATION (2nd edition), by Richard Gaffin

About the Author Richard B. Gaffin Jr. (ThM and ThD, Westminster Theological Seminary) is Professor Emeritus of Biblical and Systematic Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He is also the author of Resurrection and Redemption: A Study in Paul’s…

CAN YOU BELIEVE IT'S TRUE? APOLOGETICS IN A MODERN AND POSTMODERN ERA, by John S. Feinberg

About the Author John S. Feinberg (PhD, University of Chicago) is professor of biblical and systematic theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and has been teaching apologetics at the graduate level for more than 30 years. He is general editor…

THE AMERICAN SOUL RUSH: ESALEN AND THE RISE OF SPIRITUAL PRIVILEGE

*Note: This is a bonus Review-Summary for members of Books At a Glance! Historical Context Among the strongest defining features of religion in America are its experimentalism and its utopianism. Often the combination of the two has led to the…

READING GENESIS 1-2 by J. Daryl Charles, ed.

About the Editor J. Daryl Charles is director and senior fellow of the Bryan Institute for Critical Thought & Practice. He is the author, co-author, editor, or co-editor of twelve books. Introduction The material for this book originated at a…

LIBERAL ARTS FOR THE CHRISTIAN LIFE by Davis and Ryken, eds.

About the Editors Jeffry C. Davis (PhD, University of Illinois, Chicago) is associate professor of English and director of interdisciplinary studies at Wheaton College. Philip G. Ryken (DPhil, University of Oxford) is president of Wheaton College. Overview This book consists…

GOD IS IMPASSIBLE AND IMPASSIONED by Rob Lister

About the Author Rob Lister (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is associate professor of biblical and theological studies at the Talbot School of Theology. Overview The classic doctrine of impassibility, in which God’s will is not determined from outside…

IN THE BEGINNING GOD by Winfried Corduan

About the Author Winfried Corduan is professor emeritus of Philosophy and Religion at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana. Introduction Throughout the 19th Century the majority of scholars who studied the development of religion believed that monotheistic beliefs emerged quite late…

COVENANTAL APOLOGETICS by K. Scott Oliphint

About the Author K. Scott Oliphint (Ph.D. Westminster Theological Seminary) is professor of apologetics and systematic theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. Brief Summary Scott Oliphint seeks to update and apply Cornelius Van Til’s presuppositional approach to apologetics. Specifically,…

THE SCRIPTURES TESTIFY ABOUT ME by D.A. Carson, ed.

About the Editor D. A. Carsopn (PhD, Cambridge University) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and co-founder (with Tim Keller) and president of The Gospel Coalition. Overview The chapters in this book are “the written…

HOUSWIFE THEOLOGIAN by Aimee Byrd

About the Author Aimee Byrd, wife and mother of three, lives in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Brief Summary Aimee Byrd seeks to inspire and instruct women in their calling within the home, using the term “housewife theologian” to capture their common…

JOY FOR THE WORLD by Greg Forster

Reviewed by Michael Plato The British theorist and critic Raymond Williams once wrote a book titled simply Culture. What made it a remarkable read was, though he spent several hundred pages using the term, he never actually got around to…

FOUR VIEWS ON THE HISTORICAL ADAM by Barrett and Caneday, eds.

About the Editors: Mathew Barrett (Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is Assistant Professor of Christian Studies at California Baptist University as well as the founder and executive editor of Credo Magazine. He is the author of several books, including…

RECOVERING CLASSIC EVANGELICALISM: Applying the Wisdom and Vision of Carl F. H. Henry

About the Author Gregory Alan Thornbury (Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) was, at the time of writing, dean of the School of Theology and Missions, vice president for spiritual life, and professor of philosophy at Union University, Jackson, Tennessee.…

FIVE VIEWS ON BIBLICAL INERRANCY by Merrick and Garrett (eds)

J. Merrick is Assistant Professor of Theology at Grand Canyon University. Stephen M. Garrett is an associate professor of Public Theology and the Philosophy of Religion in the Social Communications Institute at the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences. About the…