These 30 posts from 2013 received the most views this year (my favorites are #25 and #29):
- Diabolical Ventriloquism: A 1-Sentence Summary of Each of Screwtape’s Letters
- How should churches relate to others with same-sex attractions? Read Peter Hubbard.
- 3 Reasons I Don’t Enthusiastically Recommend the History Channel’s “The Bible: The Epic Miniseries”
- Wayne Grudem on the Jason Bourne Films
- Piper Illustrates for Children How Faith Glorifies God
- Keller and Carson: Greco-Roman Slavery ≠ Race-Based Slavery
- Don Whitney: How Can I Be Sure I’m a Christian?
- Top 10 Tips for Being Clearer
- How a Recent Thesis Defines the Glory of God
- 6 Discontinuities between the Old and New Covenants
- Carson: The most painful things I’ve ever borne are betrayals by Christian friends
- How to Listen on Double Speed with an iPhone or iPod
- How Reliable Is Your Memory? 3 Practical Lessons
- Murray Harris’s 6-Page Expanded Paraphrase of Colossians
- Joshua Harris’s New Book: Humble Orthodoxy
- The Best Book on Sexual Purity
- MacArthur: “It’s very easy to be hard to understand”
- Ben Witherington: “The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away” is “not good theology”
- What Is the Message of Each Book of the Bible?
- Brothers, We Are Not Professionals
- How to Disagree with Other Christians about Disputable Matters
- Exulting in Harry Potter
- How Should Parents Discipline Their Children? Is Spanking Wrong?
- An Unmistakable Sign of a Legalistic Spirit
- We’re Moving to Minneapolis: 5 Reasons We’re Excited to Serve at Bethlehem College and Seminary
- Professor of Defense Against the Dark Arts
- Why You Should Not Be Dogmatic about All of Your Convictions: Lloyd-Jones on Silk Stockings, Baths, Radios, and More
- The Wingfeather Saga by Andrew Peterson
- Why It’s Important to Understand Direct vs. Mitigated Speech
- The 2 Issues I Most Frequently Address When Copy-Editing
These 20 posts from 2012 received the most views in 2012 (my favorite is #20):
- John Frame’s Advice: 30 Suggestions for Theological Students and Young Theologians
- 3 Ways to Nourish and Cherish Your Wife: Practical Advice C. J. Mahaney Would Give You If He Met with You at Starbucks
- Why People Hate the Sermon on the Mount
- Don Carson’s Three Secrets of Productivity and Godly Efficiency
- HCSB vs. ESV vs. NIV
- Ten Narnia Resources
- Must a Wife Always Follow Her Husband’s Leadership?
- Videos of All 44 Stories in The Jesus Storybook Bible
- Ten Resources for Enjoying Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
- Covenant Eyes
- My New Book: From Typology to Doxology
- 22 Mistakes Pastors Make in Practicing Church Discipline
- Progressive Covenantalism: A Via Media between Covenant Theology and Dispensationalism
- This Is How We Pray for Our Children
- A New Systematic Theology by an Eccentric Genius
- Falsifying Views on the Extent of the Atonement
- Limited Atonement in the Bible, Doctrine, History, and Ministry
- Tom Schreiner’s Top Three Commentaries on Each of Paul’s Letters
- Critiquing William Webb’s Redemptive-Movement Hermeneutic
- Announcing Emma Elyse Naselli
These ten posts from 2011 received the most views in 2011:
- Why John Piper Doesn’t Own a TV
- iPad Resources
- How to Manipulate People to Make (Fake) Professions of Faith
- Is C. S. Lewis the Patron Saint of American Evangelicalism?
- Bible Memory for Young Children
- Evernote or OneNote?
- The Importance of Dignified Translations
- The Myth of Mutual Submission
- Mirror Reading
Murray Harris has served as a professor of New Testament exegesis and theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and as Warden of Tyndale House in Cambridge, England. He presently resides in New Zealand.
Colleagues and former students of Dan Block surprised him with this Festschrift last month during a session at the Evangelical Theological Society in Baltimore:
Jason S. DeRouchie, Jason Gile, and Kenneth J. Turner, eds. For Our Good Always: Studies on the Message and Influence of Deuteronomy in Honor of Daniel I. Block. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013. xxxvi + 572 pp.
Craig S. Keener. The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament. 2nd ed. Downers Grove: IVP, 2014.
The first edition, which has sold over 600,000 copies, released twenty years ago in 1993, and the second edition slightly revises it. (Keener’s foreword and acknowledgments to the second edition doesn’t specify what he has revised in the second edition, and I haven’t compared the two editions to spot changes.) Continue Reading…