Weekly Recap November 25

We here at Books at a Glance hope you had a fantastic Thanksgiving! Why don’t you digest some of our posts from this week along with your leftovers?

Weekly Recap November 19

Do you know what open theism is and what it teaches? Do you know what makes the Belgic Confession unique among other confessions? If not, you missed out this week. Check out our recap.

Book Notice: PHILIPPIANS: VERSE BY VERSE, by Grant Osborne

Grant Osborne’s Philippians: Verse by Verse is the latest in the Osborne New Testament Commentary series and certainly deserves notice. Our perusal and spot-checking found the happy qualities you would expect: well-informed, close to the text, and well worth the…

Weekly Recap November 11

What did Anne Boleyn have to do with the Reformation? Check out our recap to find out. Also, we updated the Trinity Debate Bibliography; yes, it’s still being talked about!

THIRTY-SECOND UPDATED EDITION OF THE TRINITY DEBATE BIBLIOGRAPHY

The 2016 Trinity Debate: A Bibliography Is it Okay to Teach a Complementarianism Based on Eternal Subordination?** Compiled by Jack Jeffery A bibliography of articles and posts in the current debate (began 3 JUN 2016)[1] concerning the eternal subordination of God…

Weekly Recap Nov. 4

We went heavy on the interviews this week, talking to everyone we can about the Reformation, its impact, and its players.

Book Notice: THE DOCTRINE OF THE SPIRITUALITY OF THE CHURCH IN THE ECCLESIOLOGY OF CHARLES HODGE, by Alan D. Strange

Charles Hodge (1797–1878) was arguably the leading Old School Presbyterian of the nineteenth century. He was involved with all the great ecclesiastical controversies of his day, including the question of the spirituality of the church. In Hodge's hands the spirituality…

Book Notice: MARTIN LUTHER: A SPIRITUAL BIOGRAPHY, by Herman Selderhuis

Famous for setting in motion the Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther is often lifted high as a hero or condemned as a rebel. But underneath it all, he was a man of flesh and blood, with a deep longing to live…

Weekly Recap October 29, 2017

A week for serving your sanctification! Don’t miss some of the great topics we covered.

Book Notice: A SMALL BOOK ABOUT A BIG PROBLEM: MEDITATIONS ON ANGER, PATIENCE, AND PEACE, by Edward T. Welch

Look closely at any day and we can usually find anger in both our actions and attitudes. Things spill or go missing, we get stuck in traffic, and the people we live and work with often make life even harder.…

Book Notice: HOW TO READ AND UNDERSTAND THE BIBLICAL PROPHETS, by Peter Gentry

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance   Peter Gentry has been studying—and teaching—the Old Testament Prophets for a long time, and in his new little book he shares some of his learning in simple terms. The function…

Book Notice: SURVIVING AND THRIVING IN SEMINARY: AN ACADEMIC AND SPIRITUAL HANDBOOK, by H. Daniel Zacharias and Benjamin K. Forrest

Students of the Bible often spend years in seminary, time that is meant to prepare them for ministry. But this can also be a very challenging time. Many students struggle with the rigorous study and the challenges to their personal…

Book Notice: GOOD ARGUMENTS: MAKING YOUR CASE IN WRITING AND PUBLIC SPEAKING, by Richard A. Holland Jr. and Benjamin K. Forrest

A Brief Introduction to Argumentation This brief introduction to making effective arguments helps readers to understand the basics of sound reasoning and to learn how to use it to persuade others. Practical, inexpensive, and easy-to-read, the book enables students in…

Weekly Recap, October 21

A summary of Sinclair Ferguson’s classic THE HOLY SPIRIT and a fascinating interview with Dr. Michael Haykin on the Huguenots are some of the highlights from this week.

18 WORDS: THE MOST IMPORTANT WORDS YOU WILL EVER KNOW, by J.I. Packer

No one teaches doctrine more simply and clearly than Packer. This book goes back some years, but we wanted to note it in case you’ve missed out. Packer selects 18 “most important” theological terms to expound: Revelation Scripture The Lord…

Book Notice: THE FEAR OF THE LORD IS WISDOM: A THEOLOGICAL INTRODUCTION TO WISDOM IN ISRAEL, by Tremper Longman III

A Renowned Scholar Examines Wisdom in the Old Testament Wisdom plays an important role in the Old Testament, particularly in Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes. This major work from renowned scholar Tremper Longman III examines wisdom in the Old Testament and…

Book Notice, Releasing at 50% OFF: TOM WRIGHT AND THE SEARCH FOR TRUTH: A THEOLOGICAL EVALUATION, by Tom Holland

TOM WRIGHT AND THE SEARCH FOR TRUTH, by Tom Holland Releasing at 50% off!   Tom Wright is possibly the most read and followed New Testament scholar in the world. His fresh and creative suggestions have captivated the attention of…

Book Notice: DICTIONARY OF LUTHER AND THE LUTHERAN TRADITIONS, edited by Timothy J. Wengert, Mark Granquist, Mary Haemig, Mark Kolb, Mark Mattes, and Mark Storm

A Comprehensive, Up-to-Date Reference Work on Luther and Lutheranism This major, cutting-edge reference work brings together experts in church history representing a variety of Christian perspectives to provide a comprehensive overview of Luther's life and thought, key figures of his…