Tag: Book review

Book review: Kevin McFadden, Faith in the Son of God: The Place of Christ-Oriented Faith within Pauline Theology. (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2021.)

Note: The publisher provided me with a complimentary review copy of this book in kindle format.     The gospel continues to be attacked within academic circles, with many scholars undermining the biblical doctrine of justification by faith alone. Over the past four decades the notorious “New Perspective on Paul” (NPP) has undermined the historic […]

Book review: Christopher Ash & Steve Midgely, The Heart Of Anger. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2021.

The publisher provided me with a complimentary electronic review copy.   Having recently enjoyed Christopher Ash’s short work on Job and theodicy, Trusting God In The Darkness, I was looking forward to reading this small book on the practical subject of anger. I was not disappointed. Messrs. Ash and Midgley write in a lucid style, […]

Book review: R. C. Sproul: A Life. By: Stephen J. Nichols.

Book review: Stephen J. Nichols, R. C. Sproul: A Life. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2021.   I enjoyed reading this comparatively brief biography of the Reformed preacher, theologian, and commentator R. C. Sproul. As one of the better-known evangelical theologians of the late twentieth century, he left a large imprint on the Christian scene. The book […]

Book review: Michael Reeves, Rejoice and Tremble

Michael Reeves, Rejoice and Tremble: The Surprising Good News Of The Fear Of The Lord.  Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2021. The publisher provided me with a complimentary review copy in electronic format.   Having thoroughly enjoyed Michael Reeves’ outstanding book Delighting In The Trinity, I was looking forward to reading this new volume on the fear of […]

Book review: “Dear Skeptic Friend”

Jerry Mattix, Dear Skeptic Friend. Dubuque, IA: Emmaus International, 2019. 108 pp.; for ordering, see here: https://emmausworldwide.org/collections/books/products/dear-skeptic-friend In the same vein as his previous book, Dear Muslim Friend (2014), veteran Christian worker Jerry Mattix’s book, Dear Skeptic Friend tackles some of the most frequent objections that secularists and other unbelievers often level at Christianity. Mr. […]

Book review: Sinclair B. Ferguson, "The Whole Christ"

[I received a kindle copy for review from the publisher, Crossway.] Sinclair B. Ferguson, The Whole Christ: Legalism, Antinomianism, and Gospel Assurance—Why the Marrow Controversy Still Matters. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2016. Brother Ferguson does an excellent job unpacking a fairly complex internecine controversy within 18th century Scottish Presbyterianism. As a Scottish born Presbyterian preacher and […]

Book review: Sinclair B. Ferguson, “The Whole Christ”

[I received a kindle copy for review from the publisher, Crossway.] Sinclair B. Ferguson, The Whole Christ: Legalism, Antinomianism, and Gospel Assurance—Why the Marrow Controversy Still Matters. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2016. Brother Ferguson does an excellent job unpacking a fairly complex internecine controversy within 18th century Scottish Presbyterianism. As a Scottish born Presbyterian preacher and […]

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