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Books at a Glance – Weekly Summary – Oct 25, 2015

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This week included some very popular posts, including Alvin Plantinga’s magnum opus on Christian belief and an interview with Denny Burk on his new book on homosexual orientation (is it sinful if not acted on?). We also featured books on marriage, Greek, apologetics, and Jonathan Edwards. Enjoy!


Book Summary:

WARRANTED CHRISTIAN BELIEF, by Alvin Plantinga

Warranted Christian Belief Alvin Plantinga Oxford University Press, 2000 528 pages

About the Author Alvin Plantinga is one of the most influential philosophe […] Continue Reading

 

 

 


Author Interview:

Interview with Denny Burk, co-author of TRANSFORMING HOMOSEXUALITY: WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND CHANGE

Books At a Glance (Fred Zaspel) Hi! This is Fred Zaspel, editor of Books at a Glance. We’re here today to talk with Dr. Denny Burk, co-author with Heath Lambert of the new book, Transforming Homosexuality: What the Bible Says About Sexual Orientation and Change. A very contemporary title. I can hardly imagine a more con […] Continue Reading

 

 


Book Reviews:

A VISUAL DEFENSE: THE CASE FOR AND AGAINST CHRISTIANITY, by Robert Velarde

Have you ever encountered an objection to the Christian faith for which you knew there was a solid rebuttal, but you could not think of it at the moment. This is one of the main challenges of apologetics — to be ready to give an answer to anyone who asks. In Robert Vellarde’s book, A Visual Defense: The Case for an […] Continue Reading

 

 


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

Craig Biehl’s Infinite Merit of Christ is a delight to read and leads one to praise the Triune God of Scripture. With the plethora of books about various facets of the life and theology of Jonathan Edwards, you might wonder why another? My answer is straightforward. Biehl’s study is faithful to Edwards and accurate […] Continue Reading

 

 


READING KOINE GREEK: AN INTRODUCTION AND INTEGRATED WORKBOOK, by Rodney Decker

Reading Koine Greek: An Introduction and Integrated Workbook is a unique Greek textbook because it takes into account most of the advances in the study of linguistics and Greek in the past few decades. While I would be hesitant to use this as the first Greek book for students, I think it is the best available ‘second-first& […] Continue Reading

 

 


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HELD IN HONOR: WISDOM FOR YOUR MARRIAGE FROM VOICES OF THE PAST, by Matthew Haste and Robert Plummer

You’ve seen devotionals for husbands and wives, but you’ve not seen one like this – a wonderful collection of 50 insightful quotes on marriage, carefully selected from various eras of the history of the church, and 50 accompanying biblical, devotional reflections for you and your spouse. The historical quotation […] Continue Reading

 

 


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