Archive for April, 2010

“Darrell Bock has written a fine biblical theology of the gospel based on his wide studies in the Gospels and Acts. He shows that the gospel has a transformative power to bring a knowledge of God, a knowledge of self, a new way of living, and membership in a new family. The love of God […]

The story line is not your typical one, and I mean that in a very good way. It’s not at all predictable, but wonderfully engaging with suspense and plenty of twists and turns. The writing is wonderful, the story line keeps you hooked from beginning to end, and the characters will steal your heart. Bryn […]

Well-written and enjoyable, The Unquenchable Flame has an element missing from so many dry histories and especially introductory histories–it has character. With occasional dashes of wry or ironic humor and through a decidedly non-academic telling of this great moment in history, Michael Reeves has written an excellent introduction to the Reformation. Mark Dever declares it “quite […]

“Calvinists and non-Calvinists agree on the central truths of Christianity and should continue to work cooperatively in the Southern Baptist Convention. Nevertheless, Calvinists are wrong in many of their interpretations of Scripture.” That is the claim of “Whosoever Will: A Biblical and Theological Critique of Five-Point Calvinism,” a new book published by B&H Academic. Many […]

Both books—“Whosoever Will” and “Salvation and Sovereignty”—feature user-friendly indexes of subject, name and Scripture. While the content will stretch readers intellectually, laymen, ministers and theologians will find them informative. – Tammi Reed Ledbetter, Southern Baptist Texan Read the entire review at Southern Baptist Texan…

As I indicated, Reformed theology among Baptists has some fine spokesmen who are unapologetic in their advocacy for their view of theology. The contributors to “Whosoever Will” are equally convinced and ably hold up their side of the discussion. – Gary Ledbetter, Southern Baptist Texan Read the entire review at Southern Baptist Texan…