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W. Edward Glenny's Review of IS JESUS TRULY GOD?: HOW THE BIBLE TEACHES THE DIVINITY OF CHRIST, by Gregory R. Lanier

A Book Review from Books at a Glance by W. Edward Glenny   I was pleased when I found this book on the list to review for Books at a Glance. I met Greg Lanier while he was doing his…

Taylor Combs' Review of GOSPEL PEOPLE: A CALL FOR EVANGELICAL INTEGRITY, by Michael Reeves

A Book Review from Books At a Glance  by Taylor Combs   What is an evangelical? The past several years have seen an increasing dissatisfaction—at the theological, ecclesial, and cultural levels—with the historic definition found in “Bebbington’s Quadrilateral.” The co-opting…

Worldview Books by Sharon James

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Ben Rogers    In recent months Sharon James has released two new and timely books on the Christian worldview with Christian Focus Publication that approach this critically important subject in new…

Ross Harmon's Review of READING THE PROPHETS AS CHRISTIAN SCRIPTURE: A LITERARY, CANONICAL, AND THEOLOGICAL INTRODUCTION, by Eric J. Tully

A Book Review from Books at a Glance by Ross Harmon   Eric J. Tully contributes one of the first volumes in Baker’s new series Reading Christian Scripture (also available, Reading the New Testament as Christian Scripture). In alignment with…

G. T. Tran's Review of THE SONG OF SOLOMON: AN INVITATION TO INTIMACY, by Douglas Sean O’Donnell

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by G. T. Tran   Summary of Content Preaching the Song of Solomon is challenging, and Douglas Sean O’Donnell is not hesitant to acknowledge that. In his commentary, The Song of Solomon:…

Mark Baker's Review of THE CHURCH, by Edmund P. Clowney

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Mark Baker   It’s hard to find neutral ground in the doctrine of the church. Ecclesiology is not a pie-in-the-sky kind of doctrine; it’s a boots-on-the-ground, rubber-meets-the-road kind of doctrine. It’s…

B. Jason Epps' Review of DANIEL, by Joe Sprinkle

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by B. Jason Epps   Joe Sprinkle is Professor of Old Testament at Crossroads College. He has authored the books Leviticus and Numbers: Teach the Text and The Book of the Covenant:…

PSALMS, by James M. Hamilton Jr.

A Book Review from Books at a Glance by Matthew E. Swale   Overview James M. Hamilton, Jr. serves as professor of biblical theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and preaches at Kenwood Baptist Church. Because of his stout contribution…

Chad Chauvin's Review of GOD REFORMS HEARTS: RETHINKING FREE WILL AND THE PROBLEM OF EVIL, by Thaddeus Williams

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Chad Chauvin   Introduction About ten years ago, I had an experience that helped me to appreciate the importance of defending the harmonious existence of God’s attributes of sovereignty and goodness…

Joseph R. Miller's Review of A PRIMER ON BIBLICAL LITERACY, by Cory M. Marsh

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Joseph R. Miller   The Author Cory M. Marsh serves as Professor of New Testament at Southern California Seminary in El Cajon, CA where he earned his BA in Biblical Studies…

G. T. Tran's Review of THE DESTRUCTION OF THE CANAANITES: GOD, GENOCIDE, AND BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION, by Charlie Trimm

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by G. T. Tran   Summary of Content In his book, The Destruction of the Canaanites, Charlie Trimm tackles the issue of divine violence in the Old Testament. Trimm explains his purpose…

Ransom Poythress' Review of IN QUEST OF THE HISTORICAL ADAM: A BIBLICAL AND SCIENTIFIC EXPLORATION, by William Lane Craig

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Ransom Poythress   Recently, several OT scholars and scientists have advocated for new biblical readings that deny the existence of the historical Adam based on particular interpretations of the available scientific…

G. T. Tran's Review of FIVE FESTAL GARMENTS: CHRISTIAN REFLECTIONS ON THE SONG OF SONGS, RUTH, LAMENTATIONS, ECCLESIASTES AND ESTHER, by Barry G. Webb

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by G. T. Tran   Summary of Content The title of the book comes from Gen 45:22 (13). Upon reconciling with his brothers, Joseph gave them new clothes, but to Benjamin, he…

Ryan Speck's Review of PSALMS THAT CURSE: A BRIEF PRIMER, by Sean McGowan

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Ryan Speck   The Imprecatory Psalms. What in the world are we, as Christians, to do with those psalms that call down violent, dastardly curses upon enemies? Should we simply discount…

William Varner's Review of OUR COMFORT IN DYING: CIVIL WAR SERMONS BY R. L. DABNEY, STONEWALL JACKSON'S CHIEF OF STAFF, transcribed and edited by Jonathan W. Peters

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by William Varner  When I was asked by the editor of this notable volume to offer a review, I gladly accepted his invitation and looked forward to receiving the finished work. Since…

Thomas Haviland-Pabst's Review of THE LETTER OF JUDE AND THE SECOND LETTER OF PETER: A THEOLOGICAL COMMENTARY, by Jörg Frey

A Book Review from Books at a Glance by Thomas Haviland-Pabst   Jörg Frey is an eminent German New Testament scholar who serves as Professor of New Testament at the University of Zurich. He is most known for his focus…