Weekly Recap, May 18

This week, we continued our series of bonus Summaries of books that focus on current social and political issues. This week’s bonus summarizes a book whose thesis argues that “equality” is neither right nor wrong, but meaningless.

Book Notice: ANGER: CALMING YOUR HEART (31-DAY DEVOTIONALS FOR LIFE), by Robert D. Jones

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   Anger is arguably the most common problematic emotion we feel. It permeates our lives and hurts our most intimate relationships. Fortunately, Scripture has much to teach us about this universal…

Book Notice: REDEEMING SCIENCE: A GOD-CENTERED APPROACH, by Vern S. Poythress

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance Fred Zaspel   I have consulted this book here and there over the years, but today I sat down to read it through, and once again I am struck by the…

Weekly Recap, May 10

Another bonus Summary for you this week, again covering a fascinating book on the political Left.

Book Notice: 2 KINGS (REFORMED EXPOSITORY COMMENTARY), by Philip Graham Ryken

A Brief Book Notice From Books at a Glance   Despite the tragic events of 2 Kings, hope remains as God holds to his promise never to forsake David's line. This historical book has everyday relevance as it shows both…

Weekly Recap, May 4

We had another Bonus Summary this week, this time looking at DARK AGENDA, an interesting book about the political forces opposed to the Christian Right and the Christian Faith.

Book Notice: JUST WORDS?, by Paul Helm

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   This book by Paul Helm helps us understand a foundational part of Christian doctrine: Revelation. The book is unashamedly and delightfully doctrinal in nature. 'Doctrine' is the body of truths…

Book Notice: THAT HIDEOUS STRENGTH: HOW THE WEST LOST

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance By Fred Zaspel   There are few people in this world who grasp and keep the pulse of culture and then explain it all so the rest of us can get…

Weekly Recap, April 27

Our summary this week is a fascinating look into Calvin’s impact on economics.

Weekly Recap, April 20

A blessed Holy Week to all of you. He is Risen!

Book Notice: RESURRECTION LIFE IN A WORLD OF SUFFERING: 1 PETER (GOSPEL COALITION (WOMEN’S INITIATIVES)), by D. A. Carson and Kathleen Nielson

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   “He has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” 1 Peter 1:3 The book of 1 Peter offers a…

Book Notice: THE SUBVERSIVE PURITAN: ROGER WILLIAMS AND FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE, by Mostyn Roberts

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   How shall we live together in the light of our very deep differences? Christian author Os Guinness has said this is the greatest problem facing the United States today and…

Book Notice: DISCOVERING THE GOOD LIFE: THE SURPRISING RICHES AVAILABLE IN CHRIST, by Tim Savage

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   We're all searching for "the good life." Too often, however, we encounter discouragement, failure, broken relationships, guilt, and dashed dreams, all of which leave us yearning for more. In this…

Weekly Recap, April 13

We went heavy on Book Notices this week because we’ve found so many titles we want you to know about. Check them out!

Book Notice: ROMANS (ZONDERVAN EXEGETICAL COMMENTARY ON THE NEW TESTAMENT), by Frank S. Thielman

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   This series is designed for those who know biblical languages. It is written primarily for the pastor and Bible teacher, not for the scholar. That is, the aim is not…

Book Notice: I SAW THE LORD: A BIBLICAL THEOLOGY OF VISION, by Abner Chou

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance Fred Zaspel   Someone just recently pointed me to this book – a delightful survey / synopsis of the visions of Isaiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, Paul, and John.   Contents 1 Introduction…

Book Notice: UNTANGLING EMOTIONS: “GOD’S GIFT OF EMOTIONS,” by J. Alasdair Groves and Winston T. Smith

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   Our emotions are complex. Some of us seem able to ignore our feelings, while others feel controlled by them. But most of us would admit that we don’t always know…

Book Notice: DARK CLOUDS, DEEP MERCY: DISCOVERING THE GRACE OF LAMENT, by Mark Vroegop

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   Lament is how you live between the poles of a hard life and trusting God's goodness. Lament is how we bring our sorrow to God--but it is a neglected dimension…