Book Notice: POINTING TO THE PASTURELANDS: REFLECTIONS ON EVANGELICALISM, DOCTRINE, & CULTURE, by J. I. Packer

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance by Fred G. Zaspel   Few theologians are able to write—and speak, for that matter—with the clarity, insight, and precision of J. I. Packer. Reading Packer is always a treat as…

Weekly Recap, December 11, 2021

How should we understand typology and allegory in the Bible? What are some common questions and answers? Don’t miss our review of Mitchell L. Chase’s book 40 Questions About Typology and Allegory.

Archive Spotlight – December 10, 2021

Announcing: The Works of John Owen Project!

Books At a Glance has just summarized the complete 16 volumes of The Works of John Owen! Our plan is to provide these summaries in 52 parts, one each week throughout 2022. And this is in addition to our regular…

Book Notice: YOURS, TILL HEAVEN: THE UNTOLD LOVE STORY OF CHARLES AND SUSIE SPURGEON, by Ray Rhodes Jr.

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance by Fred G. Zaspel   We have highlighted this book before (see our interview here), but it is such a good book we thought we could mention it again for any…

Weekly Recap, December 4, 2021

What is covenant theology and why is it important? Don’t miss our review this week of Richard P. Belcher, Jr.’s The Fulfillment of the Promises of God: An Explanation of Covenant Theology.

Archive Spotlight – December 3, 2021

Book Notice: HELP! I’VE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH A MENTAL DISORDER, by Christine Chappell

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance by Fred G. Zaspel   Shepherd Press is pleased to announce the addition of Help! I’ve Been Diagnosed with a Mental Disorder to its growing collection of LifeLine Mini-books. Written by…

Weekly Recap, November 27, 2021

What truths change the purpose and course of life? What truths are so impactful that they turn the world upside down? See our summary of Kenneth Richard Samples’ 7 Truths that Changed the World: Discovering Christianity’s Most Dangerous Ideas.

Archive Spotlight – November 26, 2021

Weekly Recap, November 20, 2021

Are you looking for a way to jumpstart your Bible reading? Are you lacking joy in your Bible reading? Check out our review of Matthew Mullins’ book, Enjoying the Bible: Literary Approaches to Loving the Scriptures.

Archive Spotlight – November 19, 2021

Book Notice: THE PSALMS IN HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, by John Ker

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance by Fred G. Zaspel   I have had this book for a number of years and have referenced it from time to time while studying specific psalms. In a recent more…

Weekly Recap, November 13, 2021

Preaching or teaching through the Pentateuch? Don’t miss our book notice on an excellent work by John H. Sailhamer, The Pentateuch as Narrative: A Biblical-Theological Commentary. This is a must-have resource!

Archive Spotlight – November 12, 2021

Book Notice: THE TRIAL OF THE 16TH CENTURY: CALVIN & SERVETUS, by Jonathan Moorhead

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance by Fred G. Zaspel   You’ve probably heard about the trial and execution of Michael Servetus in 16th-century Geneva, but if you know the facts of how the Servetus affair went…

Book Notice: THE PENTATEUCH AS NARRATIVE: A BIBLICAL-THEOLOGICAL COMMENTARY, by John H. Sailhamer

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance by Fred G. Zaspel   Just a brief notice about a book that deserves more attention. Sailhamer has been appreciated on the academic level for his excellent work especially in the…

Weekly Recap, November 6, 2021

How should we think of social justice? Are we actually in a time of social crisis? See our summary of Scott David Allen’s Why Social Justice is Not Biblical Justice: An Urgent Appeal to Fellow Christians in a Time of…