Weekly Recap, June 3
We continue our summary of Calvin’s Institutes, talk Biblical Interpretation with Craig Blomberg, and review a book on the women of the Reformation. Plus more! Take a look. . .
WORD-CENTERED CHURCH: HOW SCRIPTURE BRINGS LIFE AND GROWTH TO GOD’S PEOPLE (SECOND EDITION), by Jonathan Leeman
I am very happy to see this book released now in its second edition. I have happily recommended the first edition (Reverberation)—even made it required reading in some courses—since its initial release in 2011. One thing is necessary in…
CONTROVERSY OF THE AGES: WHY CHRISTIANS SHOULD NOT DIVIDE OVER THE AGE OF THE EARTH, by Theodore J. Cabal and Peter J. Rasor II
“Who in the world cares how old the rocks are?!” That brief outburst from an old man in our congregation years ago was good for me to hear. I was a young pastor, and several of the other men…
Weekly Recap May 27
This week we continue our summary of Calvin’s Institutes in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, and much more. Have a look!
Weekly Recap May 20
This week, we started a six-week long summary of Calvin’s INSTITUTES in honor of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.
Book Notice: CHRIST ALONE – THE UNIQUENESS OF JESUS AS SAVIOR: WHAT THE REFORMERS TAUGHT … AND WHY IT STILL MATTERS, by Stephen J. Wellum
A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance It has become common to summarize the primary emphases of the Protestant Reformation under the Latin phrases, sola Scriptura, solus Christus, sola gratia, sola fide, and sola Deo Gloria…
Weekly Recap May 13
This week included a summary of Luther’s BONDAGE OF THE WILL in honor of the Reformation’s 500 Anniversary.
Book Notice: FROM CREATION TO NEW CREATION: BIBLICAL THEOLOGY AND EXEGESIS (ESSAYS IN HONOR OF G.K. BEALE)
A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance Few scholars in our generation have worked harder to demonstrate the nature of the New Testament use of the Old Testament than Greg Beale. A volume like this in his…
Weekly Recap, May 6
Creativity, Calvin, and a new post in the Kids & Moms section!
Weekly Recap, April 29
A full week for Books at a Glance. Check it out!
Book Notice: GLORY IN THE ORDINARY: WHY YOUR WORK IN THE HOME MATTERS TO GOD, by Courtney Reissig
A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance The common perception of “stay-at-home moms” has drastically changed in my lifetime, and this delightful little book seeks to establish a more biblical perspective. Reissig’s goal in every chapter is…
PREACHING CHRIST FROM PSALMS: FOUNDATIONS FOR EXPOSITORY SERMONS IN THE CHRISTIAN YEAR, by Sidney Greidanus
We know that the Bible is a book about Christ, and we know that the preacher’s most basic responsibility is to preach Christ. And few have had a better influence in helping preachers learn to preach Christ from the first…
Weekly Recap, April 22
Luther, catechism, business and missions, an updated Trinity Debate biblio, and more!
THE NEW CITY CATECHISM DEVOTIONAL: GOD’S TRUTH FOR OUR HEARTS AND MINDS, by Collin Hansen and from The Gospel Coalition
Three cheers for every effort to re-introduce the catechism to today’s Christians. The catechism has a centuries-long proven record of effective use, and surely our generation is only the worse for having forgotten it. Several years ago Tim Keller introduced…
TWENTY-EIGHTH 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) concerning the eternal subordination of God…
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…