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Steve West's Review of PHILOSOPHY MADE SLIGHTLY LESS DIFFICULT: A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO LIFE'S BIG QUESTIONS, by Garrett J. DeWeese and J. P. Moreland

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Steve West   About the Authors Garrett DeWeese and J. P. Moreland teach at BIOLA University and the Talbot School of Theology. They are the authors of numerous books and articles.…

Jeremy Muncy's Review of THE MINISTRY OF WOMEN IN THE NEW TESTAMENT: RECLAIMING THE BIBLICAL VISION FOR CHURCH LEADERSHIP, by Dorothy A. Lee

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Jeremy Muncy   At the moment, the denomination in which I pastor is in a discussion regarding women’s roles in the local church. Consequently, I have been reading materials on both…

Andrew Ballitch's 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 Andrew Ballitch   Summary and Review Let me put my cards on the table at the outset, as this is a highly polemical book and I in many ways represent the…

Mark Baker's Review of A THEOLOGY OF MATTHEW: JESUS REVEALED AS DELIVERER, KING, AND INCARNATE CREATOR, by Charles L. Quarles

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Mark Baker   Charles Quarles has devoted much of his career to Matthew’s Gospel. He has published a commentary on the Sermon on the Mount (B&H, 2011) as well as the…

Mark Baker's Review of BIBLICAL THEOLOGY ACCORDING TO THE APOSTLES: HOW THE EARLIEST CHRISTIANS TOLD THE STORY OF ISRAEL, by Chris Bruno, Jared Compton, and Kevin McFadden

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Mark Baker   Chris Bruno (Bethlehem College and Seminary), Jared Compton (Crossway Community Church), and Kevin McFadden (Cairn University) have teamed up to produce another excellent addition to IVP’s New Studies…

Morgan Walker's Review of SAFE AND SOUND: STANDING FIRM IN SPIRITUAL BATTLES, by David Powlison

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Morgan Walker   We know spiritual warfare is real, but how real? Depending on our culture and experience, each person might answer this differently. In his final publication, David Powlison offers…

Danya Karina Albright's Review of IS IT ABUSE?: A BIBLICAL GUIDE TO IDENTIFYING DOMESTIC ABUSE AND HELPING VICTIMS, by Darby A. Strickland

A Book Review from Books At a Glance Danya Karina Albright   There is no way around it, this book will hurt your heart. This fact isn’t lost on its author who concludes by acknowledging that domestic abuse “is a…

Ryan M. McGraw's Review of REFORMED SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY: VOLUME 2: MAN AND CHRIST, by Joel R. Beeke and Paul M. Smalley

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Ryan M. McGraw   Works on systematic theology abound. Yet the need for teaching sound doctrine, for evangelizing the world, and for discipling the church, remains relevant in every age. Beeke…

Bennett W. Rogers' Review of THE AMERICAN PURITANS, by Dustin W. Benge and Nate Pickowicz

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Bennett W. Rogers   In The American Puritans, Dustin Benge and Nate Pickowicz tell the story of the first hundred years of Puritanism in America through the lives of nine key…

Fred G. Zaspel's Review of SIMPLY TRINITY: THE UNMANIPULATED FATHER, SON, AND SPIRIT, by Matthew Barrett

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Fred G. Zaspel   As a young student in Systematic Theology class, I was taught the doctrine of the Trinity according to the simple familiar formula – there is one God,…

Ginny Jacobson's Review of INSTRUMENTS IN THE REEDEMER'S HANDS: PEOPLE IN NEED OF CHANGE HELPING PEOPLE IN NEED OF CHANGE, by Paul David Tripp

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Ginny Jacobson   Every human being is trying to make sense out of life and to help others do the same. Counseling literature seeks to aid us in personal transformation and…

Ant Greenham's Review of A CONCISE GUIDE TO THE QURAN: ANSWERING THIRTY CRITICAL QUESTIONS, by Ayman S. Ibrahim

A Book Review from Books At a Glance by Ant Greenham   This little book is a gem. Written for non-Muslims with little or no exposure to Islam or the Quran, it draws on the latest scholarship, but is easy…

Darryl Hart's Review of THE ENGLISH REFORMATION: A VERY BRIEF HISTORY, by Alec Ryrie

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Darryl Hart   Can you tell the history of the English Reformation in one hundred pages? Even harder, can you tell the history of six English reformations in one hundred pages?…

Mark Baker's Review of 40 QUESTIONS ABOUT TYPOLOGY AND ALLEGORY, by Mitchell L. Chase

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Mark Baker   Mitchell L. Chase (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the author of a commentary on Daniel in the ESV Expository Commentary series as well as The Gospel…

Braden Benson's Review of HELP! OUR SEX LIFE IS TROUBLED BY PAST ABUSE, by Nate Brooks and Anna Mondal

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Braden Benson   In the biblical counseling office, many issues relating to marriage involve sexual intimacy. When a counselor is attempting to help the couple work through these issues, sometimes past…

Timothy Harper's Review of THE BIBLE AND THE FUTURE, by Anthony A. Hoekema

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Timothy Harper   Introduction Anthony A. Hoekema’s book is a substantive contribution to the discipline of Christian eschatology. As a pastor, theologian, and academician, Hoekema articulates a concise study of the…