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Brandon D. Myers' Review of 40 QUESTIONS ABOUT TYPOLOGY AND ALLEGORY, by Mitchell L. Chase

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Brandon D. Myers   Mitchell Chase (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) serves as preaching pastor at Kosmosdale Baptist Church and professor at Boyce College and Southern Seminary—where he completed his…

Ryan M. McGraw's Review of THE FULFILLMENT OF THE PROMISES OF GOD: AN EXPLANATION OF COVENANT THEOLOGY, by Richard P. Belcher, Jr.

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Ryan M. McGraw   Interest in covenant theology has grown significantly over the past several decades. This likely stems in part from the church’s dissatisfaction with dispensationalism’s disjunctive retelling of the…

Dalton Bowser's Review of DIVINE BLESSING AND THE FULLNESS OF LIFE IN THE PRESENCE OF GOD, by William R. Osborne

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Dalton Bowser   What does it mean to be blessed? If you took a survey of ten random people on the street, you would probably get ten different answers. If you…

Andrew J. Spencer's Review of ENJOYING THE BIBLE: LITERARY APPROACHES TO LOVING THE SCRIPTURES, by Matthew Mullins

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Andrew J. Spencer   If there is one thing that gets drilled into church-going Christians from a very young age, it is that they are supposed to read their Bibles on…

Gary Steward's Review of STRANGERS AND PILGRIMS ON THE EARTH: REMEMBERING THE MAYFLOWER PILGRIMS, edited by Michael A. G. Haykin, Roy M. Paul, with John Clements

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Gary Steward   Finding a book on the Mayflower Pilgrims that is generally appreciative is difficult to do. Many narratives of European trans-Atlantic crossings and colonization are filled with implicit charges…

Brandon D. Myers' Review of UNDERSTANDING PROPHECY: A BIBLICAL-THEOLOGICAL APPROACH, by Alan S. Bandy and Benjamin L. Merkle

A Book Review from Books At A Glance by Brandon D. Myers   “Prophecy is something with which most people are either obsessed ad nauseum or about which they feel so inadequate they avoid it altogether…Prophecy is in many respects…

Ryan M. McGraw's Review of EXPOSITORY PREACHING, by David Strain

A Books At a Glance Review By Ryan M. McGraw   Many books exist on preaching. Expectedly, most of them address preachers, aiming at the nuts and bolts of sermon preparation. Yet if preaching is the center point of worship,…

Ryan M. McGraw's Review of FOR THE MOUTH OF THE LORD HAS SPOKEN: THE DOCTRINE OF SCRIPTURE, by Guy Prentiss Waters

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Ryan M. McGraw   God and Revelation are the two foundational principles of theology. Theology is ultimately about knowing the God who has revealed himself. Without God, there is nothing to…

Eric Tully's Review of ESV EXPOSITORY COMMENTARY: DANIEL–MALACHI (VOLUME 7), edited by Iain M. Duguid, James M. Hamilton, Jr., and Jay Sklar

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Eric Tully   The ESV Expository Commentary from Crossway is a helpful new resource, providing an accessible explanation of the biblical text of the Old and New Testaments with particular attention…

Eric Tully's Review of JOEL: A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF THE HEBREW BIBLE, by Joel Barker

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Eric Tully   As the proliferation of biblical commentaries continues both within Evangelical circles and in the broader academy, it is important that a commentary series justify its existence by serving…

Ryan McGraw's Review of NONE GREATER: THE UNDOMESTICATED ATTRIBUTES OF GOD, by Matthew Barrett

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Ryan McGraw   God is unsearchable, but thankfully he is not unknowable. When we say true things about God, but feel that he is somehow still beyond us, we should take…

Mark Coppenger's Review of WHY I STILL BELIEVE: A FORMER ATHEIST’S RECKONING WITH THE BAD REPUTATION CHRISTIANS GIVE A GOOD GOD, by Mary Jo Sharp

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Mark Coppenger   This engaging book works in a long tradition of conversion testimonies that issue in Christian reflections and applications—a line of writing including Augustine’s Confessions and Rosario Butterfield’s The…

Mark Baker's Review of PAUL AND THE HOPE OF GLORY: AN EXEGETICAL AND THEOLOGICAL STUDY, by Constantine R. Campbell

A Brief Book Review from Books At a Glance by Mark Baker   Constantine Campbell (PhD, Macquarie University) published Paul and Union with Christ in late 2012. This book pioneered a fresh method for studying themes in Paul’s letters that…

Steve West's Review of INVITATION TO CHRISTIAN ETHICS: MORAL REASONING AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, by Ken Magnuson

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Steve West   About the Author Ken Magnuson is the executive director of the Evangelical Theological Society, as well as Professor of Christian Ethics at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.   Table…

Steve West's Review of HOW DO WE KNOW? AN INTRODUCTION TO EPISTEMOLOGY, 2ND EDITION, by James K. Dew Jr. and Mark W. Foreman

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Steve West   Some books are written to push the boundaries of research and knowledge. Some are written to examine technical details in a subject and are only helpful for specialists.…

Bruce W. Speck's Review of EXODUS OLD AND NEW: A BIBLICAL THEOLOGY OF REDEMPTION, by L. Michael Morales

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Bruce W. Speck   Context There are three events in the Scriptures that explain the theme of exodus in biblical theology: The Egyptian exodus, Jesus’ exodus, and the final exodus—the resurrection…