Danny Zacharias and Benjamin K. Forrest. Surviving and Thriving in Seminary: An Academic and Spiritual Handbook. Bellingham, WA: Lexham, 2017.
J. P. Moreland, Stephen C. Meyer, Christopher Shaw, Ann K. Gauger, and Wayne Grudem, eds. Theistic Evolution: A Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Critique. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2017.
Check out this 79-page PDF excerpt. It includes …
- the endorsements
- the Table of Contents
- Stephen Meyer’s scientific and philosophical introduction
- Wayne Grudem’s biblical and theological introduction
I recently spent about twenty hours surveying the book. I micro-read the introduction, macro-read or surveyed the sections on science and philosophy (each article has a helpful short summary at the beginning), and more carefully read the section on theology.
My take: The book is impressive, comprehensive, and compelling. [Read more…] about Theistic Evolution: A Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Critique
Those words appear behind me in this picture:
That picture is about a week old. Rick Segal took it while we were visiting Israel. It made us laugh because directly behind me is a Catholic church building in Jerusalem. You can navigate 360 degrees on Google maps and see that in the above picture my back is to the building’s entrance while I am directly facing the temple mount’s eastern wall.
The authorial intent of the words on the sign are probably to request that tour guides not talk openly inside the church building. But the words made me laugh because in some ways they encapsulate why Protestants are celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation today.
Happy Reformation Day!
Morgan, Christopher W., Robert A. Peterson, and Stephen J. Wellum, eds. Systematic Theology Study Bible: Theology Rooted in the Word of God. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2017.
This graphic highlights the book’s features:
Here’s a 20-page PDF excerpt from Genesis.
The book’s introduction highlights its four features: [Read more…] about Systematic Theology Study Bible
Here’s a one-minute preview:
New Testament scholars know of Con as an expert on the ancient Greek language. He’s also skilled at presenting the historical-cultural context of the New Testament in an interesting and accessible way.
I look forward to his forthcoming videos series on Peter (2018) and John (2019).
(I just returned home from a trip to Israel, and I enjoyed visiting several of the sites Con features in these videos.)
That was the title of a conference Bethlehem College & Seminary hosted last month. It featured new books on how to read the Bible by three of our professors.
Here are the five videos from the conference (three talks, two Q&As): [Read more…] about Eureka! Discovering Gold in God’s Word