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Books at a Glance July 26, 2015

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We published two book summaries this week, one reviewing a work about biblical literalism and death before the fall, and another summarizing a work on Jonathan Edwards view of the glory of Christ’s obedience. Check it all out below.

Book Summary
The Infinite MERIT of Christ

THE INFINITE MERIT OF CHRIST: THE GLORY OF CHRIST’S OBEDIENCE IN THE THEOLOGY OF JONATHAN EDWARDS, by Craig Biehl

The Infinite Merit of Christ: The Glory of Christ’s Obedience in the Theology of Jonathan Edwards Craig Biehl Pilgrim’s Rock Press. A Book Summary from Books At a Glance […] Continue Reading

Death Before The Fall

DEATH BEFORE THE FALL: BIBLICAL LITERALISM AND THE PROBLEM OF ANIMAL SUFFERING, by Ronald Osborn

Death Before the Fall: Biblical Literalism and the Problem of Animal Suffering Ronald E. Osborn IVP, 2014 197 pages. A Summary-Review by Ardel Caneday […] Continue Reading

Book Reviews
Finding and Seeking: Ethics as Theology

FINDING AND SEEKING: ETHICS AS THEOLOGY VOLUME 2, by Oliver O’Donovan

In this second volume of his “Ethics as Theology” series, Oliver O’Donovan seeks “to follow moral thought from self-awareness to decision through the sequence of virtues from faith to hope” (ix). While it seems simple at the outset, the actual product is quite dense and complex. O’Donovan masterfully […] Continue Reading

From Creation to New Creation

FROM CREATION TO NEW CREATION: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF G. K. BEALE, edited by Daniel Gurtner and Benjamin Gladd

My introduction to academic biblical theology came through reading G. K. Beale’s The Temple and the Church’s Mission. A prospective seminarian at the time, I was overwhelmed with Beale’s attention to textual detail, exegetical ability in both testaments, and sweeping command of the whole of Scripture […] Continue Reading

 The Presence of God

THE PRESENCE OF GOD: ITS PLACE IN THE STORYLINE OF SCRIPTURE AND THE STORY OF OUR LIVES, by J. Ryan Lister

At times within the discipline of Biblical Theology people can get enticed (and distracted?) by subtle and tenuous thematic links and connections throughout Scripture that have no real practical pay-off. Not so with J. Ryan Lister’s new book. The Presence of God: Its place in the storyline of Scripture and the story of our li […] Continue Reading

Author Interview
New Atheism

NEW ATHEISM: A SURVIVAL GUIDE, by Graham Veale

Fred Zaspel: Let’s begin on a personal note. Could you tell us about your work and how your interest in this subject come about? Graham Veale: At university I became friendly with David Glass (author of Atheism’s New Clothes); we’d a mutual interest in apologetics and evangelism, and this has formed the […] Continue Reading

Blog
Did God Really Say?

DID GOD REALLY SAY? AFFIRMING THE TRUTHFULNESS AND TRUSTWORTHINESS OF SCRIPTURE, edited by David Garner

Our Lord’s declaration that God’s Word is truth (John 17:17) demands the reaffirmation of each next generation of Christians. Yet more is required than just that: the inspiration, trustworthiness, and clarity of Scripture also deserve restatement in light of new forms of denial. For example, if God is the principal au […] Continue Reading

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