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Books at a Glance – June 25, 2016

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Lots of good content this week. Don’t miss our summary of Hans F. Bayer’s A Theology of Mark, also of note is Daniel I. Block’s new commentary on the book of Ruth!

Book Summary:

A THEOLOGY OF MARK: THE DYNAMIC BETWEEN CHRISTOLOGY AND AUTHENTIC DISCIPLESHIP, by Hans F. Bayer

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance About the Author Hans F. Bayer (Ph.D., the University of Aberdeen) is Professor of New Testament and Chair of the New Testament Department at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.…

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MODERN CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY, by Christopher Ben Simpson

Reviewed by Nathan A. Finn Introduction For the most part, evangelicals see the value of systematic theology. Many evangelicals also appreciate historical theology, especially the Church Fathers, the Reformers, the Puritans, evangelical pioneers such as Jonathan Edwards and John Wesley,…

PSALM 110 AND THE LOGIC OF HEBREWS, by Jared Compton

Reviewed by Matt Emadi The New Testament authors quote Psalm 110 more than any other Old Testament passage. Of the entire New Testament corpus, the epistle to the Hebrews relies most heavily on this psalm to shape and inform the…

RUTH: A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF THE HEBREW BIBLE, by Daniel I. Block

Reviewed by Ingrid Faro   About the Author Daniel I. Block is Gunther H. Knoedler Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, Illinois. He has written commentaries on Deuteronomy, Judges, Ezekiel, Obadiah, and numerous other volumes. Ruth is the first…

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The Constant Threat of Idolatry

A guest blog by Brad Bigney Idolatry is a constant threat because we’re so prone to Gospel drift.  That’s why the hymn writer got it right more than two hundred years ago when he wrote, ‘Prone to wander, Lord, I…

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