Weekly Recap Nov. 12, 2016

A great week with a book on Bach, an interview with Miles Van Pelt, and a summary of A CLEAR AND PRESENT WORD by Mark Thompson

Justification, Sanctification, and Transformation

  Guest Blog by David Peterson Justification is often simply explained as new status of righteousness given to us through faith in Christ, and sanctification is defined as the subsequent process of pursuing righteousness and becoming more Christ-like. Such an…

Weekly Recap Nov. 6, 2016

An excellent week with Bruce Waltke, James Houston, Matthew Barrett, Nancy Guthrie, and a summary of Gilles Emery’s “The Trinity: An Introduction to Catholic Doctrine on the Triune God.”

GOD’S WORD ALONE: THE AUTHORITY OF SCRIPTURE: WHAT THE REFORMERS TAUGHT AND WHY IT STILL MATTERS, by Matthew Barrett

Zondervan Press Release Matthew Barrett Examines the Historical Adherence to Sola Scriptura Recovers a Biblical Understanding of the Authority of God’s Word for Today’s Christians   Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 2016 — Historians and theologians alike have long recognized that…

Seventeenth 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…

Nancy Guthrie Answers Your Questions

Have your own question for Nancy Guthrie? Let us know and we'll pass it on! We've been asking you to submit questions for our female authors. Our first question came from a sister in Christ in Singapore. Her name is Jeannie,…

Weekly Recap October 30, 2016

We’ve had a fascinating week, with a review of Piper’s views on justification, an updated biography on the ongoing Trinity debate, an excellent interview with the estimable Sinclair Ferguson, and more!

John Piper on Justification

Counted Righteous In Christ: Should We Abandon the Imputation of Christ’s Righteousness? (Crossway, 2002) The Future of Justification: A Response to N.T. Wright (Crossway, 2007)   Preparing lectures on justification I took time to read again these two well-known titles…

Weekly Recap October 23, 2016

A great week with our 15th updated Trinity bibliography, review of Lonegenecker’s long-awaited Romans commentary, and more!

GOD’S GRAND DESIGN: THE THEOLOGICAL VISION OF JONATHAN EDWARDS, by Sean Michael Lucas

Somehow it took me five years to get around to reading this book, but what a gem it is. The literary output of Jonathan Edwards was massive, and his influence in American theology more massive still. Sean Michael Lucas is…

Fifteenth 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…

Ask a Woman Author

Whether you’re a woman who would like the opportunity to ask a question to one (or more) of the many female authors we’ve featured on Books At a Glance or a guy who would like to ask one of these…

Weekly Recap October 15, 2016

DEVOTED TO GOD: BLUEPRINTS FOR SANCTIFICATION, by Sinclair Ferguson

So much has been written on the doctrine of sanctification, that we might wonder what is left! Yet it is such a foundational doctrine that it warrants fresh investigation and application for each generation. And we might expect from a…

For The Present Distress: Required Readings

Required readings for the present distress (in order of publication): Psalm 2, 37, and 73 Matthew 28 Revelation 19-20 Augustine, The City of God (Hippo, 413-427). H. Richard Niebuhr, The Kingdom of God in America (New York: Harper & Row, 1937). H. Richard Niebuhr, Christ and…

Fourteenth 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…

NEW DICTIONARY OF THEOLOGY: HISTORICAL AND SYSTEMATIC, edited by Martin Davie

The many “Dictionaries” IVP has released over the years have earned their place as standard “go-to” resources for many. The New Dictionary of Theology (1988; Sinclair Ferguson and David Wright, eds.) was their second, and it now has been thoroughly…

Weekly Recap October 8, 2016

Don’t miss this week’s new content! Double the posts this week, including Dr. Peterson answering your questions about sanctification!