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Gary Steward’s Review of THE HERITAGE OF ANGLICAN THEOLOGY, by J. I. Packer

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Gary Steward   J. I. Packer’s writings are a treasure, as they often bring historical and theological material to bear on the contemporary church in ways that are edifying and spiritually…

Daniel Graham's Review of THE SEPTUAGINT: WHAT IT IS AND WHY IT MATTERS, by Gregory R. Lanier and William A. Ross

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Daniel Graham   A careful reader of Scripture will come across notes in their Bible indicating passages where the wording in the Greek translation of the Old Testament, the Septuagint, is…

D. G. Hart's Review of WE THE FALLEN PEOPLE: THE FOUNDERS AND FUTURE OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY, by Robert Tracy McKenzie

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by D. G. Hart   Since the 2016 presidential elections in the United States, evangelical historians have tried to explain the discomforting reality (to many of these scholars) that eighty-one percent of…

Bennett W. Rogers' Review of GRACE AND CONFORMITY: THE REFORMED CONFORMIST TRADITION AND THE EARLY STUART CHURCH OF ENGLAND, by Stephen Hampton

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Bennett W. Rogers   Simplicity can be both a virtue and a vice, especially when it comes to the study of church history. At its best, it distills complex issues and…

Ross Harmon's Review of THE JOY OF HEARING: A THEOLOGY OF THE BOOK OF REVELATION, by Thomas R. Schreiner

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Ross Harmon   The Joy of Hearing is the first volume in Crossway’s new series, New Testament Theology. Thomas Schreiner is the series editor, alongside Brian S. Rosner. The series’ purpose…

Hannah Miller's Review of WHY SHOULD YOU DENY YOURSELF, by Ryan M. McGraw

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Hannah Miller   In McGraw’s booklet, Why Should You Deny Yourself, the author immediately gives examples and starts pouring over the case for self-denial. On the third page, he states, “The…

Hannah Miller's Review of HOW DO I DEVELOP HEAVENLY-MINDEDNESS AND SPIRITUAL CONVERSATION, by Maurice Roberts

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Hannah Miller   Roberts begins this booklet by discussing three ways Christians should live in this world. He states that Christians should live “with a conscious understanding of God’s existence and…

Hannah Miller's Review of HOW CAN I STOP WORRYING?, by Gerald M. Bilkes

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Hannah Miller   Bilkes’ booklet on worry is a motivating piece on how the believer is really to care for their worries. His work opens with Philippians 4:6-7, the well-known verses…

Jacob Boyd's Review of HISTORICAL THEOLOGY FOR THE CHURCH, edited by Jason G. Duesing and Nathan A. Finn

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Jacob Boyd   Historical theology belongs in the local church. Today many churches recognize the need and place theology has in the church, but sadly the desire claims historical theology has…

L. Dale Sutton's Review of MARRIAGE AND THE MYSTERY OF THE GOSPEL, by Ray Ortlund

A Book Review from Books at a Glance by L. Dale Sutton   The ultimate goal of Short Studies in Biblical Theology is to magnify the Savior and to build up his church: magnifying the Savior through showing how the…

G. T. Tran's Review of FROM ANCIENT TEXT TO VALID APPLICATION: A PRACTICAL EXPLORATION OF PERICOPAL THEOLOGY IN PREACHING, by Josiah D. Boyd

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by G. T. Tran   Summary of Content  Biblical preaching demands not only right explanation but also valid application. While preachers tend to focus on the former, the latter is often neglected.…

B. Jason Epps' Review of GOD BEHAVING BADLY: IS THE GOD OF THE OLD TESTAMENT ANGRY, SEXIST AND RACIST?, by David T. Lamb

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by B. Jason Epps    David T. Lamb is the Allan A. MacRae Professor of the Old Testament at Missio Seminary, where he is the Dean of Faculty. His background with Intervarsity…

Andrew Ballitch's Review of WOMEN IN THE MISSION OF THE CHURCH: THEIR OPPORTUNITIES AND OBSTACLES THROUGHOUT CHRISTIAN HISTORY, by Leanne M. Dzubinski and Anneke H. Stasson

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Andrew Ballitch   Summary and Review Authors Leanne Dzubinski and Anneke Stasson take a breadth rather than depth approach to surveying church history for women and their role in shaping that…

B. Jason Epps' Review of ECCLESIASTES: AN INTRODUCTION AND COMMENTARY, by Knut Martin Heim

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by B. Jason Epps   Heim is a professor of Old Testament at Denver Seminary. The table of contents in this commentary breaks down the specific sections of the introduction. Outside the…

Andre A. Gazal's Review of 10 DEAD GUYS YOU SHOULD KNOW: STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS, edited by Ian J. Maddock

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Andre A. Gazal   This delightful volume provides a readily accessible introduction to church history through these brief biographies of ten key individuals who contributed significantly to the development of Christianity.…

Jacob Hercamp's Review of THE ROYAL PRIESTHOOD AND THE GLORY OF GOD (SHORT STUDIES IN BIBLICAL THEOLOGY), by David S. Schrock

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Jacob Hercamp   David Schrock in his book The Royal Priesthood and the Glory of God does a masterful job of describing how the theme of the priesthood is biblical in…