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THE PERSON OF CHRIST, by Donald Macleod
A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Mark Baker About the Author Donald Macleod is a Scottish theologian who has served as principal and professor of systematic theology at the Free Church of Scotland College for over thirty years. Overview Christology often begins with the question of where to start.…
THE WORKS OF JOHN OWEN, VOLUME 15: CHURCH PURITY AND UNITY, PART 2, by John Owen
A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Steve West Editor’s Note: Most of our readers will already be at least somewhat acquainted with John Owen (1616-1683), “the prince of Puritans,” but it is not likely that many have read him extensively. His works are not only voluminous – they are tightly…
THE ESSENCE OF THE REFORMATION: THE PEOPLE, EVENTS, AND IDEAS THAT RESHAPED OUR WORLD, by Kirsten Birkett
A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Kirsten Birkett About the Author Kirsten Birkett lectured in Ethics, Philosophy, and Church History at Oak Hill Theological College, and is now Theological Consultant for Church Society, an organization within the Church of England. Contents Preface Part I – What was religion like…
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A wise man nearly three thousand years ago said that there was no end to the making of many books. If that was true then, how much more today? Who has time to keep up with the daily deluge of print material that is worth reading? Enter Books At a Glance. This fabulous resource offers a substantial summary of all that is current and valuable in the realm of theology, Bible, and church history, enabling the reader “at a glance” to see whether or not he needs to buy the book or make a note of it for future reference. In an age when we are drowning in text, a much needed life buoy.
Of making many books there is no end” (Eccles. 12:12). If that was true in Solomon’s day, how much more true is it today in the 21st century! Even the best of us can only read a tiny fraction of what is written. If we want to “make the best use of our time” (Eph. 5:16), we could use some help so that we don’t waste our reading. I thank God, therefore, for ministries like “Books At a Glance,” designed to guide us to choose our reading wisely. From summaries to reviews to interviews, I expect this to be a key resource to help me know what is out there and what to read next.
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