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ORIGINAL SIN AND THE FALL: FIVE VIEWS, edited by J. B. Stump and Chad Meister

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Steve West   Introduction This perspectives book contains five essays on the doctrine of original sin, as well as responses to the other essays by each of the contributors. The…

ESCAPE FROM REASON, by Francis A. Schaeffer

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Benjamin J. Montoya   About the Author Francis A. Schaeffer (1912–1984) authored more than twenty books, which have been translated into a score of languages and sold millions worldwide. He…

THE SOVEREIGNTY OF GOD, by A. W. Pink

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Steve West   About the Author Arthur W. Pink was the author of numerous books on biblical and theological issues. He was well-known for teaching and defending Calvinism.   Introduction…

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

A Brief Book Summary 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…

THE BENEDICT OPTION: A STRATEGY FOR CHRISTIANS IN A POST-CHRISTIAN NATION, by Rod Dreher

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Benjamin J. Montoya   Editor’s Note: Many of our readers will find areas of disagreement with this book, but we offer it in summary to acquaint you with a recent…

CHRISTIAN APOLOGETICS, by Cornelius Van Til

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Steve West   About the Author Cornelius Van Til (1895-1987) earned his PhD from Princeton University. He briefly taught apologetics at Princeton before moving to Westminster Theological Seminary, where he…

Part 5 in CENTER CHURCH: DOING BALANCED, GOSPEL-CENTERED MINISTRY IN YOUR CITY, by Timothy Keller

A Brief Chapter Summary from Books At a Glance Part 5: Cultural Engagement Chapter 15: The Cultural Crisis of the Church The church in America is experiencing deep internal divisions over a variety of theological and pragmatic issues. Driving many…

JUSTIFICATION AND VARIEGATED NOMISM (VOLUME 1): THE COMPLEXITIES OF SECOND TEMPLE JUDAISM, edited by D. A. Carson, Peter T. O’Brien, and Mark A. Seifrid

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Nathan Sundt   Overview The two volumes of Justification and Variegated Nomism engage with a broad array of issues that stretch from the texts of Second Temple Judaism to the…

EXODUS OLD AND NEW: A BIBLICAL THEOLOGY OF REDEMPTION, by L. Michael Morales

A Brief Book Summary from Books at a Glance by Mark Baker   About the Author L. Michael Morales is professor of biblical studies at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Taylors, South Carolina. He has written several books such as…

40 QUESTIONS ABOUT TYPOLOGY AND ALLEGORY, by Mitchell L. Chase

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Mark Baker   About the Author Mitchell Chase (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the preaching pastor at Kosmosdale Baptist Church and adjunct professor at Boyce College and Southern…

HOPE FOR THE NATIONS: PAUL’S LETTER TO THE ROMANS: A CORPORATE THEOLOGICAL READING, by Tom Holland

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Mark Baker   About the Author Tom Holland serves as Senior Research Fellow at Union School of Theology, Oxford. He has authored many books in the field of Pauline Theology…

“JUSTIFICATION OF THE UNGODLY (SOLA FIDE): THEOLOGICAL REFLECTIONS,” Chapter 14 in JUSTIFICATION AND VARIEGATED NOMISM (VOLUME 2): PARADOXES OF PAUL, edited by D. A. Carson, Peter T. O’Brien, and Mark A. Seifrid

A “Bonus” Chapter Summary from Books At a Glance By Nathan Sundt About the Author Henri Blocher is the A. G. Guenther Knoedler Chair of Theology at Wheaton College Graduate School; Professor of Systematic Theology at the Faculté Libre de…

CORNELIUS VAN TIL: AN ANALYSIS OF HIS THOUGHT, by John M. Frame

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance About the Author John Frame is a Christian scholar who has written numerous important books in the areas of theology, philosophy, apologetics, and ethics. Introduction This book is an exposition, explanation,…

“THE RELATION OF FAITH TO JUSTIFICATION,” Chapter 5 in JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH ALONE: AFFIRMING THE DOCTRINE BY WHICH THE CHURCH AND THE INDIVIDUAL STANDS OR FALLS, by John MacArthur, R. C. Sproul, Joel Beeke, John Gerstner, John Armstrong

A Brief Chapter Summary from Books At a Glance By Chris Bolt Summary Martin Luther sought peace with God in the midst of his hatred for the word “righteousness” which described what he knew God required of him. As Luther…

PERSPECTIVES ON PENTECOST: NEW TESTAMENT TEACHING ON THE GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, by Richard B. Gaffin, Jr.

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance By Steve West About the Author Richard B. Gaffin, Jr. is a leading Reformed scholar who is Professor Emeritus in biblical and theological studies at Westminster Theological Seminary. He is the…

“THE SUFFICIENCY OF FAITH FOR JUSTIFICATION,” Chapter 7 in JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH ALONE: AFFIRMING THE DOCTRINE BY WHICH THE CHURCH AND THE INDIVIDUAL STANDS OR FALLS, by John MacArthur, R. C. Sproul, Joel Beeke, John Gerstner, John Armstrong

A Brief Chapter Summary from Books At a Glance By Chris Bolt Summary Current confusion about justification by faith alone illustrates an evangelical tendency to move away from a defining mark of Protestantism and closer to Roman Catholicism. In his…