• Book Review


  • Preaching Helps

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    Review: G. K. Beale, Handbook on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament: Exegesis and Interpretation. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2012.  Gregory Beale, currently Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, has been studying and teaching the use of the...
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  • Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gay-vs.-Christian Debate – A Review

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    Lee, Justin. Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gay-vs.-Christian Debate. Nashville, TN: Jericho Books, 2012.  272 pages. In the United States, the issue of same-sex marriage has recently flared up again after the recent  vote in several jurisdictions and continues to be a hot-button topic...
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  • A Great Post on Book Reviews

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    It’s a great blog post, but it isn’t mine. Check out John Stackhouse’s recent post on how to write a book review. It’s a good skill to work on, whether to do better on just such an assignment or to discipline your reading.
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  • Nice to see the book on Amazon

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    For several years now I’ve been working to co-author a book on Dietrich Bonhoeffer. The book is still working its way through the editing phase, but it’s nice to see that Baker Academic has put it up on Amazon already. There are a few glitches...
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  • Dangerous Pastors

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    “I know I am not alone. There are many pastors who have inserted themselves into a spiritual category that doesn’t exist. Like me, they think they are someone they’re not. So they respond in ways that they shouldn’t, and they develop habits that are spiritually...
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  • Deep Things of God, a cursory review

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    A short review of Fred Sanders, The Deep Things of God: How the Trinity Changes Everything (Crossway, 2010). Modern theology has been marked by a recovery of the doctrine of the Trinity. The recovery is obvious, the cause of the problem less so, though perhaps it...
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  • Gridlock

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    I stumbled on a controversy over a Christian book yesterday–I won’t tell you which one, there are so many to choose from (both books and controversies)–and found one of the author’s points to be this:  we all pick and choose when we interpret and apply Scripture, so the...
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