Posts Tagged ‘theology’

Mark F. Rooker suggests that the Ten Commandments constitute the fundamental framework upon which all the biblical commandments are based. After quickly surveying introductory issues, Rooker turns to a sequential analysis of each commandment. Pastors, teachers and studious-but-busy Christians will appreciate this volume. It’s simple, clear and succinct. This work follows the organization of the […]

This book is the best concise introduction to the Reformation for students and laypeople who are new to the issues. Reeves portrays the spirit of the Reformation with grittiness, verve, and humour. The spirit of the Reformation lives on in this text, but it is only an appetiser. Further reading is suggested at the end of […]

“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 […]

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…

“There is no more important message in all the world than that contained in John 3:16. The contents of this book will encourage everyone who reads it to keep the balance in proclaiming this verse’s majestic truth.”  —Phil Roberts, president, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 

“Here are the clarion voices that are crystalline clear about one of the most important issues of our day.  This scholarly work with pastoral practicality gives great guidance through a thorny issue. I encourage every pastor to read this book.”  —Mac Brunson, senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Florida. 

“A much needed corrective to the contemporary rise of Calvinism especially among young Christians; it presents a scholarly, biblically accurate and reasonable case against radical Reformed theology.”    —Roger E. Olson, professor of Theology, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University, Waco, Texas