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Books at a Glance – Weekly Summary – Sept 28, 2015

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Our summary this week is Friedrich Hayek’s Road to Serfdom, which has sold over 350,000 and has important implications for Christian ethical thought. We also featured essays in honor of Doug Moo, Carson’s overview of the biblical storyline, Schreiner’s new book on justification, and a work on business, vocation, and calling. What a week! You can also find 40+ books on sale for under $3 this week.


Book Summary:

THE ROAD TO SERFDOM: TEXT AND DOCUMENTS, by Friedrich A. von Hayek

The Road to Serfdom: Text and Documents Friedrich A. Hayek Edited by Bruce Caldwell 1945; reprint, University of Chicago Press, 2007 283 pages  (Paperback)       (Kindle)     Members click here for Audio

 

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Book Review:

STUDIES IN THE PAULINE EPISTLES: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF DOUGLAS J. MOO, edited by Matthew S. Harmon and Jay E. Smith

This Festschrift for Doug Moo is a delightful collection of sixteen short essays by evangelical scholars on different aspects of Paul’s letters and theology. It opens with a brief biography of Moo written by his former student Dane Ortlund, and it closes with a bibliography of Moo’s publications. One can see f […] Continue Reading

 

 

Author Interview:

Interview with Thomas Schreiner, author of FAITH ALONE – THE DOCTRINE OF JUSTIFICATION: WHAT THE REFORMERS TAUGHT…AND WHY IT STILL MATTERS

Hi! This is Fred Zaspel with Books at a Glance. Today we’re talking to Dr. Tom Schreiner about his new book, Faith Alone: The Doctrine of Justification—What the Reformers Taught and Why It Still Matters. Dr. Schreiner is a friend of us here at Books at a Glance. He serves on our Board of Reference. He is Professor of New Tes […] Continue Reading

 

 

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THE GOD WHO IS THERE: FINDING YOUR PLACE IN GOD’S STORY, by D. A. Carson

If you still haven’t read this you really need to catch up! It’s not often you can find a single book that provides a well-informed yet entry level introduction to the Christian faith in a way that traces the story of redemption through the Bible. But this book does it. Here well-known preacher-scholar-theologian D.A. C […] Continue Reading

 

 

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THE ACCIDENTAL EXECUTIVE: LESSONS ON BUSINESS, FAITH, AND CALLING FROM THE LIFE OF JOSEPH, by Albert Erisman

For people in the workplace, there is a great deal to learn from Joseph in the book of Genesis. He spent time both at the top and at the bottom-as a leader and as a slave in Egypt. In this new book about faith and work, author Albert M. Erisman shares lessons learned from the frontlines of business, government, and education, and h […] Continue Reading

 

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