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Caleb Martin's Review of COUNSELING THE HARD CASES: TRUE STORIES ILLUSTRATING THE SUFFICIENCY OF GOD'S RESOURCES IN SCRIPTURE, edited by Stuart Scott and Heath Lambert

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Caleb Martin   The idea that the Bible is written to address the troubles and trials that comprise the issues at play in counseling marks biblical counseling off from other approaches…

Paul Lamicela's Review of THE PROBLEM OF THE OLD TESTAMENT: HERMENEUTICAL, SCHEMATIC, AND THEOLOGICAL APPROACHES, by Duane A. Garrett

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Paul Lamicela   Introduction Duane Garrett, professor of Old Testament at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, has an uncompromising passion for clarity in writing (to which all of us who have…

Ryan M. McGraw's Review of NONE ELSE: 31 MEDITATIONS ON GOD’S CHARACTER AND ATTRIBUTES, by Joel R. Beeke and Brian Cosby

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Ryan M. McGraw   It is vital for believers to know what their God is like. The Bible is filled with vivid descriptions of God’s character in the midst of revealing…

Scott Cook's Review of THE RISE AND TRIUMPH OF THE MODERN SELF: CULTURAL AMNESIA, EXPRESSIVE INDIVIDUALISM, AND THE ROAD TO SEXUAL REVOLUTION, by Carl R. Trueman

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Scott Cook   The Rise of the Modern Self: Cultural Analysis, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution is Carl Trueman’s latest book. Born out of a year-long fellowship with…

Ryan M. McGraw's Review of THE PERSON OF CHRIST: AN INTRODUCTION, by Stephen J. Wellum

A Book Review from Books at a Glance by Ryan M. McGraw   The person of Christ is central to Christianity. Yet many Christians devote more attention to what he did than to who he is. However, things were reversed…

Steve West's Review of APOLOGETICS AT THE CROSS: AN INTRODUCTION FOR CHRISTIAN WITNESS, by Joshua D. Chatraw and Mark. D. Allen

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Steve West   Table of Contents Introduction: An Invitation to Apologetics at the Cross Part 1: The Foundation for Apologetics at the Cross 1 Apologetics in the Bible: Part 1 2…

Mark Baker's Review of A THEOLOGY OF JAMES: WISDOM FOR GOD’S PEOPLE, by Christopher W. Morgan

A Brief Book Review from Books At a Glance by Mark Baker   Christopher W. Morgan (PhD, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary) has written a delightful contribution to the Explorations in Biblical Theology series, edited by Robert A. Peterson. As a…

Frederic Clarke Putnam's Review of DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF THE NEW TESTAMENT WRITINGS, edited by Todd A. Scacewater

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Frederic Clarke Putnam   For this magisterial volume (hereafter DANTW), editor Todd A. Scacewater (Ph.D., Westminster Theological Seminary), Assistant Professor of International Studies at Dallas International University, has assembled a sterling…

Ryan McGraw's Review of SIMPLY TRINITY: THE UNMANIPULATED FATHER, SON, AND SPIRIT, by Matthew Barrett

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Ryan McGraw   Contrary to what some might think, not all books on a topic are the same. Some people are tempted to think that if you have read one book…

Andreas Köstenberger's Review of BIBLICAL THEOLOGY OF THE NEW TESTAMENT, by Peter Stuhlmacher

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Andreas Köstenberger Disclaimer: This is not a new book. It was originally published in German in two volumes in 1992 and 1999, respectively. This translation was prepared on the basis of…

Robert C. Newman's Review of THREE VIEWS ON CHRISTIANITY AND SCIENCE, by Michael Ruse, Alister McGrath, and Bruce L. Gordon

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Robert C. Newman How do Christianity and science relate to each other? This is one of some forty books in Zondervan’s Counterpoints Series, of which around five relate in one way…

Steve West's Review of PROVIDENCE, by John Piper

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Steve West The first endorsement on the inside cover of Providence is provided by D. A. Carson. He begins his endorsement by saying: “In what is perhaps his most important book…

Ryan Speck's Review of THE BENEDICT OPTION: A STRATEGY FOR CHRISTIANS IN A POST-CHRISTIAN NATION, by Rod Dreher

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Ryan Speck Introduction Rob Dreher is an excellent writer, and The Benedict Option is extraordinarily thought-provoking. It is not a light read, but challenging. Yet, it is very refreshing in many…

Ryan M. McGraw's Review of THE DECADES OF HENRY BULLINGER, by Henry Bullinger

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Ryan M. McGraw The printing press resulted in an explosion of both good and bad material, making sound doctrine and heresy alike more affordable and easily accessible. This is realistic, since,…

Mark Baker's Review of WISDOM CHRISTOLOGY: HOW JESUS BECOMES GOD’S WISDOM FOR US, by Daniel J. Ebert IV

A Brief Book Review from Books At a Glance by Mark Baker   Daniel J. Ebert IV (Ph.D. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) has provided another installment in the Explorations in Biblical Theology series edited by Robert A. Peterson. The purpose…

Thomas J. Nettles' Review of THE MAKING OF BIBLICAL WOMANHOOD: HOW THE SUBJUGATION OF WOMEN BECAME GOSPEL TRUTH, by Beth Allison Barr

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Thomas J. Nettles   Beth Allison Barr teaches at Baylor University where she serves also as associate dean of the graduate school. She has been president of the Conference on Faith…