OPENNESS UNHINDERED: FURTHER THOUGHTS OF AN UNLIKELY CONVERT ON SEXUAL IDENTITY AND UNION WITH CHRIST, by Rosaria Butterfield

If you have not read Rosaria Butterfield, you probably should. It would be difficult to find a more important contemporary subject than hers, and the clarity she gives it is both impressive and refreshing. In her new book the well-known…

Colossians Greek Reading Videos from Exegetical Tools

Exegetical Tools has created a new resource for those of you wanting to retain and improve your Greek. We posted a blog last week about their Basic Greek for the Week e-mail they are launching in conjunction with a huge Greek…

THE SON OF GOD AND THE NEW CREATION, by Graeme Goldsworthy

If you’ve read the New Testament much at all you’ve probably puzzled at times, at least briefly, over the significance of Jesus’ title, “The Son of God.” Does God have a son? What does that mean? You may have heard…

Enter to Win Over $100 in Greek Resources and Improve Your Greek Weekly

Retaining your Greek after seminary is hard. Family, career, and life fill your schedule and working on Greek paradigms and vocabulary easily fall to the background. But ideally, many of us would like to work on our Greek daily and…

ENGENDERED: GOD’S GIFT OF GENDER DIFFERENCES IN RELATIONSHIP, by Sam Andreades

Who would have imagined that we’d see the day when society cannot recognize the difference between male and female? And given our inability to recognize the difference between male and female, we have no category at all for recognizing difference…

THE KOREAN PENTECOST AND THE SUFFERINGS WHICH FOLLOWED, by William Blair and Bruce Hunt

Odds are you have never heard of the “Korean Pentecost” – the powerful workings of the Spirit of God in sweeping many Koreans into the Kingdom of Christ in the early 20th century and the faithful persecution and even martyrdom…

Weekly Recap — June 20, 2015

Greetings from Books At a Glance! Our resources this week are across the spectrum, but all serve to advance your thinking on topics such as sanctification, aesthetics, the soul, evangelism, and leadership.

THE CONVICTION TO LEAD: 25 PRINCIPLES FOR LEADERSHIP THAT MATTERS, by Albert Mohler

Quote & Unquote “Let me warn you right up front—my goal is to change the way you think about leadership. I do not aim merely to add one more voice to the conversation; I want to fundamentally change the way…

Weekly Recap — June 13, 2015

Greetings from Books At a Glance! No theme united our posts this week except the quality of the books and their capacity for equipping you for further ministry. Our summary covered another C. S. Lewis classic, Miracles, which is still…

BAPTIST FOUNDATIONS: CHURCH GOVERNMENT FOR AN ANTI-INSTITUTIONAL AGE, eds. Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman

Foreword The doctrine of the church, or ecclesiology, has always been a major concern for the people called Baptists. This statement is neither pure speculation nor pious denominational rhetoric. Rather it can be established by incontrovertible evidence. First, Baptist confessions…

BEGINNING BIBLICAL HEBREW, by John A. Cook and Robert D. Holmstedt

Distinctives This textbook has seven (often interrelated) distinctives that justify its creation amid the mass of currently available textbooks. 1. Learning an Ancient Language and Second-Language Acquisition We have sought to incorporate more recent ideas about pedagogy into the shaping…

THE FORGOTTEN CROSS, by Lee Gatiss

What a delightful gem this little book is. Choose your expression – Christ-focused, cross-shaped, gospel-centered – if you ever wondered what that kind of life looks like so that you could live more like Christ, then this is a book…

Weekly Recap — May 30, 2015

We published a bit of everything this week, from our weekly summary, to reviews, to interviews, to our blog. The summary is especially tantalizing, since Nancy Pearcey’s new work looks to impress as much as her first award winning work, Total…

IVP BIBLE BACKGROUND COMMENTARIES: OLD TESTAMENT AND NEW TESTAMENT, by Walton, Matthews, Chavalas, and Keener

The New Testament volume in this Bible Background series has enjoyed a long history of successful sales and use in pastoral and student libraries. Craig Keener first wrote this volume in 1994 and over half a million volumes have been…

TRACES OF THE TRINITY: SIGNS OF GOD IN CREATION AND HUMAN EXPERIENCE, by Peter Leithart

Concerning Peter Leithart’s new book, Traces of the Trinity John Frame writes: This is the most delightful book I have read in a long time. One of its delights is its clear, gracefully written prose, which easily engages the reader.…

THE ACCIDENTAL FEMINIST: RESTORING OUR DELIGHT IN GOD’S GOOD DESIGN, by Courtney Reissig

Are you an “accidental feminist”? Do you understand and pursue your created role as a woman? Or do you just default to the changing norms of society? Courtney Reissig writes to help think through some of the issues involved. Quote…

Weekly Recap — May 23, 2015

Greetings from Books At a Glance! Our blog was particularly busy this week, tipping you off to a load of good, new books. Our summary for the week reached back to Lewis’ Mere Christianity, so if you’ve never gotten around…

A CHRISTIAN’S GUIDE TO THE PAPACY, by Leonardo De Chirico

This book attempts to answer the following introductory questions: Who are the Popes and how does the Roman Catholic Church define their role? How could a leadership position in the Christian church come to have such an ‘imperial’ shape? Why…