Weekly Recap, Dec. 22

All of us here at Books at a Glance wish a very blessed and happy Christmas to you and yours!

Book Notice: BANNER MINI-GUIDES, from Banner of Truth

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   The Banner of Truth is excited to introduce a new series on the Christian Faith: Banner Mini-Guides. The series is divided into five sections: Key Truths, Christian History, Christian Living,…

Book Notice: BIBLICAL GREEK MADE SIMPLE: ALL THE BASICS IN ONE SEMESTER, by H. Daniel Zacharias

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance   Why and How This Grammar is Different (from the Introduction, pp.xiv-xv) The approach of Biblical Greek Made Simple is unique. It is different from other grammars not only in layout,…

Weekly Recap, Dec. 15

As a part of your meditations this Advent season, consider this week’s Summary of THE VIRGIN BIRTH: A BIBLICAL STUDY OF THE DEITY OF JESUS CHRIST, by Robert Gromacki.

Book Notice: WHAT IS MAN?: ADAM, ALIEN, OR APE?, by Edgar Andrews

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   In 1906, American humorist Mark Twain published a sixty-page essay entitled “What is man?” Consisting of an interminable dialogue between a senior citizen (who believes that man is just a…

Book Notice: LOGOS – A HANDBOOK ON THE PSALMS, by Robert G. Bratcher and William D. Reyburn

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance By Fred Zaspel   If you preach from the Psalms, this is perhaps the best $15.00 you could spend for a close understanding of the biblical text. The print version is…

Weekly Recap, Dec. 08

Book Notice: PSYCHOLOGY, by Stanton L. Jones

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   In this accessible student’s guide, an experienced professor examines the study of psychology from a distinctly Christian perspective, introducing readers to key issues such as the origins of morality, nature…

Book Notice: SEPTUAGINTA: A READER’S EDITION, by Gregory R Lanier and William A Ross

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance By Gary Shogren   Hendrickson Publishers has done it again! They already had me at the Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia Reader’s Edition, and the UBS Greek Testament, which printed the latest critical…

Book Notice: PAUL AS PASTOR, edited by Brian Rosner, Andrew Malone, Trevor Burke

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance By Fred Zaspel   Until I saw this book it never occurred to me that its subject had received such little attention previously. “Paul as Pastor” lingo is not uncommon, but…

Weekly Recap, Dec. 1

This week, we had a fascinating interview with Dr. Thomas Schreiner about his excellent commentary on Revelation, as well as a summary of a book all about the history of C.S. Lewis’ classic MERE CHRISTIANITY.

Book Notice: THE NATURAL SCIENCES, by John A. Bloom

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   In this accessible guide for students, a well-regarded science professor introduces readers to the natural sciences from a distinctly Christian perspective. Starting with the classical view of God as the…

Weekly Recap, Nov. 24

We have much to be thankful for, including our loyal readers! Thank you for being a part of Books at a Glance!

Book Notice: ART AND MUSIC, by Paul Munson

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   God made us to enjoy beauty wherever we find it, whether it’s music or the visual arts. But sin finds ways to obscure what is right in front of our…

Book Notice: LOVE CAME DOWN AT CHRISTMAS: DAILY READINGS FOR ADVENT, by Sinclair B. Ferguson

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance By Fred Zaspel   Recent years have witnessed a rising interest in devotional readings for the Christmas season, and if you are at all acquainted with the ministry of Sinclair Ferguson…

Weekly Recap, Nov. 17

Creeds, Ethics, Corinthians, and a Kid’s Bible filled our pages this week.

Book Notice: ETHICS AND MORAL REASONING, by C. Ben Mitchell

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   From drone warfare to gay marriage, the modern world is full of ethical conundrums stemming from a plethora of amazing technological advances and dramatic cultural shifts. Challenging the relativism so…

Book Notice: ESV CHILDREN’S BIBLE

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance By Fred Zaspel   After some checking around, this is the children’s Bible we’ve selected for our grandson. It’s really well done and suited very well for young children ages 5-10,…