HIS MISSION: JESUS IN THE GOSPEL OF LUKE, edited by D. A. Carson and Kathleen Nielson

For a fuller review and to enter to win a FREE copy of His Mission from Crossway, visit here. This new work is a truly pleasure to read and an excellent source of pastoral exposition and application of Luke’s Gospel.…

NO ADAM, NO GOSPEL: ADAM AND THE HISTORY OF REDEMPTION, by Richard Gaffin

Brief Book Notice I have been wondering when Westminster Seminary’s well-known theologian, Richard Gaffin, would publish something on the question of the historicity of Adam, and it has finally come. In his No Adam, No Gospel he addresses this increasingly…

THE THEOLOGY OF B.B. WARFIELD: A SYSTEMATIC SUMMARY, by Fred G. Zaspel

Foreword by Sinclair B. Ferguson It is a high privilege to write a few words of introduction and commendation to this important survey of the theology of B.B. Warfield. Many (including myself) have expressed disappointment that, for a variety of…

The Committee on Bible Translation and Its Work

Have you ever wondered how the New International Version (NIV) Bible came to be? In 1965 the Committee on Bible Translation took on the most massive translation project of modern times: to prepare a contemporary English translation of the Bible from…

YOU MUST READ: BOOKS THAT HAVE SHAPED OUR LIVES, by Various Authors

Reviewed by Fred G. Zaspel This is an unusual book. There is no single author or editor mentioned. The thirty-plus chapters are each from a different author. And the subject of each chapter is different from all the others. The…

AN ABSOLUTE SORT OF CERTAINTY: THE HOLY SPIRIT AND THE APOLOGETICS OF JONATHAN EDWARDS, by Stephen J. Nichols

Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) continues to speak and hold our interest. He was perhaps America’s greatest theologian, one of those rare figures whose thinking and passion ran deeper than most any other. In his An Absolute Sort of Certainty: The Holy…

Announcing the New NIV ZONDERVAN STUDY BIBLE

Not all study Bibles are created equal. Our generation has seen a proliferation of study Bibles, each with its own distinctive and many with wonderful advantages, but the new NIV Zondervan Study Bible edited by D.A. Carson is in a…

Introducing the New – and Free! – ESV Bible App for iPhone and iPad from Crossway

The New – and Free! – ESV Bible App for iPhone and iPad from Crossway   I love the ministry of Crossway, and once again they are making their newest and best digital Bible resource available – free for iPhone…

AGAINST THE GODS: THE POLEMICAL THEOLOGY OF THE OLD TESTAMENT, by John Currid

Have you ever wondered what to do with all the ancient Near Eastern (ANE) documents that so closely resemble certain parts of the Old Testament? Consider Genesis alone: other ANE documents tell of the creation of mankind, the birth of…

How to Get a 37% Discount to Your Books At a Glance Membership

Greetings from Books At a Glance! It was great to meet you last week at The Gospel Coalition conference, and because of all the interest in our Book Summaries, we decided to extend the conference discount for 72 hours! Here's How You…

PRAYING WITH PAUL: A CALL TO SPIRITUAL REFORMATION, by D.A. Carson

Below is an excerpt from D.A. Carson’s excellent book, Praying with Paul. Reproduced here with permission of the publisher. Sad to tell, we are sufficiently perverse that we can find reasons for not praying no matter what perspective we adopt.…

THE QUEST FOR THE HISTORICAL ADAM: GENESIS, HERMENEUTICS, AND HUMAN ORIGINS, by William VanDoodewaard

I just finished reading through William VanDoodewaard’s new book, The Quest for the Historical Adam and it is by any standard a major accomplishment – a comprehensive work that all sides will want to read and consult repeatedly. The question…

A THEOLOGICAL GUIDE TO CALVIN’S INSTITUTES: ESSAYS AND ANALYSIS, by David Hall and Peter Lillback (eds.)

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion of course constitutes a major landmark in the history of the church and of the world whose impact and shaping influence would be impossible to…

THE WORD OF GOD AND THE MIND OF MAN, Ronald Nash on Divine Revelation

One of the most fundamental tenets of the Christian faith is that God speaks. God is a talking God. Moreover, he has made us in his image so that we can hear from him and learn from him. God speaks…

In Case You Missed It – 3/16/2015

In Case You Missed It! Items of Interest from around the web. You’ve doubtless heard of “The Great Debate” (1985) between Atheist Gordon Stein and Reformed apologist Greg Bahnsen. You can watch the debate here and download the transcript here.…

A THEOLOGY OF THE FAMILY: FOUR CENTURIES OF BIBLICAL WISDOM FOR FAMILY LIFE, by Jeff Pollard and Scott T. Brown (eds)

An astonishingly exhaustive anthology of Christian counsel on various aspects of family life from notables of the past. The 56 authors in the Table of Contents reads like a Who’s Who of church history. Table of Contents Endorsements for A…

HOW TO READ THE BIBLE LIKE A SEMINARY PROFESSOR: A PRACTICAL AND ENTERTAINING EXPLORATION OF THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS BOOK, by Mark Yarbrough

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance Very helpful entry-level instruction for Bible study that is both well-informed and very entertaining. Mark Yarbrough (Vice President for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean, and as a professor in the Bible…

Here’s Your Books At a Glance Weekly Recap!

Greetings from Books At a Glance! We trust that you had a blessed week and that we you’re being blessed this Lord’s Day! Here is a list of the articles that we published this week. Be sure to check the…