Weekly Recap, April 15

A full week here at Books at a Glance. Check it out!

THE TORAH STORY: AN APPRENTICESHIP ON THE PENTATEUCH – Video Lectures

You may already have seen our interview with Dr. Gary Schnittjer about his book, The Torah Story: An Apprenticeship on the Pentateuch. It’s an excellent survey of the first five books of the Bible that identifies its overall message, a…

Three Books on the Christian and Digital Technology

Three Books on the Christian and Digital Technology   We use the technology every day, and we depend on it for huge portions of our life. But perhaps few of us ever consider it in terms of Christian faithfulness. Here…

Weekly Recap, April 8

Adoption, the Gospel, Redemption, Christ, and a little bit of John Owen.

WHAT IS THE GOSPEL?, by Greg Gilbret

Reviewed by Fred Zaspel The adult Sunday School class at our church is currently making its way through this book in a series of studies. The elders have read the book and have asked all the deacons, Sunday School teachers,…

Book Notice: THE DEATH OF DEATH IN THE DEATH OF CHRIST: WHY CHRIST SAVES ALL FOR WHOM HE DIED, by John Owen, with Introduction by Sinclair Ferguson

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance Whenever there is a renewed interest in the gospel, renewed interest in this Puritan classic seems to follow. And for good reason: the gospel focuses on the saving death of Christ,…

Weekly Recap, April 1

An excellent interview with two authors, a summary of John Frame’s APOLOGETICS, and a book announcement for Trueman and Crowe’s THE ESSENTIAL TRINITY, plus more!

THE ESSENTIAL TRINITY: NEW TESTAMENT FOUNDATIONS AND PRACTICAL RELEVANCE, by Brandon D. Crowe and Carl R. Trueman

  We are pleased to see that The Essential Trinity: New Testament Foundations and Practical Relevance is now available in the US from P&R Publishers. If you missed it, you’ll want to catch our interview with editors Brandon Crowe and…

Weekly Recap March 25

A very diverse week – OT theology, the question of the existence of Adam, Reformation Theology, and questions about homosexuality. Plus, we updated the Trinity Bibliography!

TWENTY-SEVENTH 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…

DID ADAM EXIST?, by Vern Poythress (Christian Answers to Hard Questions series)

  Brief Book Notice by Fred Zaspel On several occasions here I have mentioned my appreciation for P&R’s excellent Christian Answers to Hard Questions series (see here, here, here, here, here, and here). It is a series of booklets treating…

Weekly Recap March 18

A week full of Biblical Theology, in both our summaries and interview, and some excellent Church History in our reviews.

TWEETABLE NIETZSCHE: HIS ESSENTIAL IDEAS REVEALED AND EXPLAINED, C. Ivan Spencer

Important and influential though he was and is, few of us know anything at all about Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900). And frankly, not many of us have the stamina to read through his writings to learn what it was he had…

Weekly Recap March 11

An excellent week for us at Books at a Glance!

KNOWING GOD AND OURSELVES: READING CALVIN’S INSTITUTES DEVOTIONALLY, by David B. Calhoun

  What a great idea this book is – a guided tour through Calvin’s Institutes in 26 chapters, led by one who has drunk deeply from Calvin’s well for many years. The approach is simple: In the successive chapters of…

Weekly Recap Feb. 25

Justification, apologetics, persecution, and the historical nature of the New Testament, all this week from Books at a Glance. We’ve also updated the Trinity Debate Bibliography!

Book Notice: HOW DARWINISM CORRODES MORALITY: DARWINISM, IMMORALITY, ABORTION, AND THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION, by Jerry Bergman

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance! Here’s a new book we’ve just come across that promises to be of great interest. We hope to have a review on the way to you soon, but this just a…

Twenty Sixth 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…