Books at a Glance Dec 29, 2014

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Hi, I’m Fred Zaspel, editor at Books at a Glance. If you are anything at all like me, books are a huge part of your life. King Solomon famously said that of the making of many books there is no end – but somehow we are okay with that. What a wonderful medium of communication and learning books are! But there is the frustration of keeping up. And there is the frustration of selection – knowing which books to buy next. Books at a Glance was created to help with just these frustrations. Our staff keeps up with all the newest and best in Christian publishing in order to keep our members informed and up to date. Much more than a book review service, we summarize the contents and thought of each book, so that you can digest a book in minutes. Each summary is an accurate and comprehensive yet brief and concise presentation of the entire book, chapter by chapter, delivered directly to your computer, iPad, or cell phone every week. And in just minutes you will become acquainted with the contents and arguments of each new book. Books at a Glance distinguishes itself as a book summary service that focuses on the newest and the best of Christian publications. Along with these summaries we also provide: book reviews, author interviews, author blogs, etc. In all, we trust this will be a site of real value for you. Check us out. We are excited about our work, and I think you will be too. Blessings, Fred Zaspel

Greetings from Books At a Glance!

Greetings from Books At Glance! We here at Books At a Glance hope that you and your family are having a truly blessed Christmas season and that as you reflect on the birth of our Saviour, your heart is filled with gratitude and praise toward our God! Now, in case you missed it, here is a review of each article from last week. Enjoy!
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Weekly Book Summary:
Gospel Treason (pic)A Summary of GOSPEL TREASON: BETRAYING THE GOSPEL WITH HIDDEN IDOLS, by Brad Bigney
Gospel Treason: Betraying the Gospel with Hidden Idols By Brad Bigney P & R Publishers, 2012. Pages: 224 (Paperback) (Kindle) A Book Summary from Books At a Glance About the Author Brad Bigney is the senior pastor of Grace Fellowship Evangelical Free Church in Florence, Kentucky. He is [… ] Continue Reading 
 

Two-Part Author Interview:
Antinomianism by Mark Jones (pic)Interview with Mark Jones (Part 2), author of ANTINOMIANISM: REFORMED THEOLOGY’S UNWELCOME GUEST?
Today we continue our interview with Mark Jones, as he talks to us about his book Antinomianism: Reformed Theology’s Unwelcome Guest? If you missed Part 1 yesterday, you can catch up here. Books At a Glance: You speak about the law in your book. Can you explain how the preaching of the law relates to the top [… ] Continue Reading 
Mark JonesANTINOMIANISM: REFORMED THEOLOGY’S UNWELCOME GUEST? by Mark Jones (Interview Part 1)
There is a dispute about sanctification – about how we grow in holiness. Against those with antinomian leanings I would say the following: We agree on justification, on how sinners are declared righteous by God. We both agree that we are justified by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone. But where we disa [… ] Continue Reading 
This Week’s Book Reviews:
The Theology of the Book of Isaiah - John Goldingay (pic)THE THEOLOGY OF THE BOOK OF ISAIAH, by John Goldingay
Goldingay also assumes a Christian audience, and he shows, without “Christianizing” Isaiah, how the NT writers drew upon its messages. For Goldingay, the governing interpretive principle that one must bear in mind when relating the OT to the NT is the distinction between a text’s original meaning and a tex [… ] Continue Reading  
 
Ethics and Moral Reasonings by C. Ben MitchelETHICS AND MORAL REASONING: A STUDENT’S GUIDE, by C. Ben Mitchell
How might one scholar approach cramming an entire academic discipline — one to which he has likely devoted most of his life — into a pocketsize book? It’s a crushing prospect. First, he possibility might be to take a close look at a small set of issues. Second, he might skim the surface of many issues. A t [… ] Continue Reading
 
 
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