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REVIEWS:

Christ-Centered Biblical Theology by Graeme Goldsworthy is reviewed by James Hamilton.

Four Views on the Apostle Paul ed. by Michael Bird is reviewed at Crux Sola.

Center Church by Tim Keller is reviewed by Mathew Sims.

The Bible Made Impossible by Christian Smith is reviewed by Craig Blomberg and Peter Enns gives some push back.

Charity and It’s Fruits Ed. by Kyle Strobel is reviewed by The Old Guys blog.

Reformation: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow by Carl Trueman is reviewed by Mathew Sims.

Protege: Developing Your Next Generation of Church Leaders by Steve Saccone is reviewed by Greg Dietrich.

Jesus Calling by Sarah Young is reviewed by Jesse Johnson.

Proverbs: Wisdom That Works (Preach the Word Series) by Ray Ortlund is reviewed by Kevin Fiske.

Deuteronomy by Daniel Block (NAC) is reviewed by Mathew Sims.

Are We Together?: A Protestant Analyzes Ran Catholicism by R.C. Sproul is reviewed by Tim Challies.

Talking with Mormons: An Invitation to Evangelicals by Richard Morrow is reviewed by Kevin DeYoung.

Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible (3rd Ed.) by Emanuel Tov is reviewed by Bob Hayton.

The Measure of Our Success: An Impassioned Plea to Pastors by Shawn Lovejoy is reviewed by Dave Jenkins.

Biblical Hebrew: A Compact Guide by Miles Van Pelt is reviewed by Abraham K-J.

INTERVIEWS:

Tim & Kathy Keller, authors of The Meaning of Marriage, are interviewed at TGC Women’s Conference about marriage in our culture.

Michael Haykin is interviewed about his book The Reformers and Puritans as Spiritual Mentors.

Trevin Wax interviews Jonathan Leeman about preaching.

Trevin Wax interviews N.D. Wilson on Movies, Books and the Need for an Immune System at the Truth Exchange.

Matt Smethurst interviews Peter Gentry & Stephen Wellum about their new book Kingdom Through Covenant: A Biblical-Theological Understanding of the Covenants.

Trevin Wax interviews Dan Darling on 2nd Generation Christians from his new book Real: Owning Your Christian Faith.

CredoMag interviews Vern Poythress about inerrancy from his new book Inerrancy and Worldview: Answering Modern Challenges to the Bible.

Justin Taylor interviews Kyle Strobel about his new book Charity and It’s fruits: Living in the Light of God’s Love.

Timothy Raymond interviews Brian Croft at CredoMag.

Matthew Claridge interviews Michael Reeves about his new book Delighting in the Trinity: An Introduction to the Christian Faith.

CredoMag interviews Mark Dever about his two new books The Church: The Gospel Made Visible and Preach: Theology Meets Practice (co written w/ Greg Gilbert).

AUTHOR HIGHLIGHTS:

A Round table Discussion with Michael Liconia on The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach with Danny Akin, Craig Blomberg, Paul Copan, Michael Kruger, Michael Liconia and Charles Quarles.

1st episode of discussion on Evangelicalism with Carl Trueman, James White and Phil Johnson on No Compromise Radio.

BOOKS & RESOURCES TO NOTE:

CredoMag posts Fred Zaspel’s preface to the new book Whomever He Wills: A Surprising Display of Sovereign Mercy.

Andy Naselli highlights a new book on decision making and the will of GodHow Then Should We Choose?: Three Views on God’s Will & Decision Making.

Louis McBride gives a sneak peek at a forthcoming Baker title Exploring the Religion of Ancient Israel by Aaron Chalmers.

Andy Naselli posts the 30 Suggestions for Theological Students & Young Theologians from Speaking the Truth in Love: The Theology of John Frame.

Andy Neselli highlights his new book, From Typology to Doxology.

…….And Just Because it Interests Me:

David Haines answers the question, Should  A Christian Pastor or Theologian Use Philosophy?

10 Apologists You Should Invite to speak for you.

Greg Koukl on The Zeitgeist Movie & Other Myth Claims About Jesus.

Trevin Wax on why Denominations Ought to be More Like Family.

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REVIEWS:

God Told Me: Who to Marry, Where to Work, Which Car to Buy…..And I’m Pretty Sure I’m Not Crazy by Jim Samra is reviewed by Matthew Miller.

Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing your Christian Convictions by Greg Koukl is reviewed by Brian Auten at Apologetics 315.

The Liberal Arts: A Students Guide ed. by David Dockery is reviewed by Doug Wilson.

Evangellyfish by Doug Wilson is reviewed by Andy Naselli.

God’s Wisdom in Proverbs by Dan Phillips is reviewed by Jim Hamilton.

Textual Criticism if the Hebrew Bible (3rd Ed.) by Emanuel Tov is reviewed by Bob Hayton.

Pursuing Peace: A Christian Guide to Handling Our Conflicts by Robert Jones is reviewed by Dave Jenkins.

Four Views on the Apostle Paul Ed. by Michael F. Bird is reviewed by Matthew Sims.

The Zondervan Exegetical Commentary of the New Testament series is reviewed by Nate.

Christian Apologetics: An Anthology of Primary Sources ed. by Chad V. Meister & Khaldoun A. Sweis is reviewed by Prayson Daniel.

The Hole in Our Holiness by Kevin DeYoung is reviewed by Dave Jenkins.

Arminius, Arminianism and Europe is reviewed by Matthew Barrett.

Everyday Church by Tim Chester & Steve Timmis is reviewed by Matt Sims.

INTERVIEWS:

Justin Taylor interviews Kevin DeYoung about his new book The Hole in Our Holiness.

Dale Goldsmith is interviewed by Brazos about his new book Speaking of Dying: Recovering the Church’s Voice in the Face of Death.

AUTHOR HIGHLIGHTS:

Tim & Kathy Keller, authors of The Meaning of Marriage, discuss marriage and culture at TGC Women’s Conference.

D.A. Carson’s 26 Lectures on the book of Revelation.

Russell Moore discusses what he has learned about adoption ten years after having done so and having written his book Adopted for Life.

BOOKS & RESOURCES TO NOTE:

Tony Reinke lists 20 great quotes from Kevin DeYoung’s new book The Hole in Out Holiness.

Disability and the Gospel: How God Uses Our Brokenness to Display His Grace by Michael Beates is now available.

…….And Just Because it Interests Me:

24 Things I Learned From Seminary.

What Does the Extent of the Atonement Have to do With Baptist Ecclesiology?

Are You Reformed? Part 1 & Part 2.

Trevin Wax writes Dear Stay-At-Home Mom.

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REVIEWS:

Called to the Ministry by Edmund Clowney is reviewed by Aaron Armstrong.

Galatians: Lectio Continuo Expository Commentary on the NT by J.V. Fesko is reviewed by Kevin Fiske.

Mapping Modern Theology by Kelly Kapic & Bruce McCormack is reviewed by Matthew Sims.

For Calvinism and Against Calvinism are reviewed by David Schrock.

Disciple: Getting Your Identity From Jesus by Bill Clem is reviewed by Aaron Armstrong.

Counterfeit Gospels by Trevin Wax is reviewed by Joey Cochran.

1 Samuel (Reformed Expository Commentary) by Richard Phillips is reviewed by Matthew Sims.

Killing Calvinism: How to Destroy a Perfectly Good Theology by Greg Dutcher is reviewed by Dave Jenkins and Frank Turk.

Why You Think The Way You Do: The Story of Western Worldviews from Rome to Home by Glenn Sunshine is reviewed by Leslie Kenney. [HT: Z]

Seven Days that Divide the World by John Lennox is reviewed by Alan Anderson.

How Sermons Work by David Murray is reviewed by Aaron Armstrong.

Dallas and the Spitfire by Ted Kluck & Dallas Jahncke is reviewed by Dave Jenkins.

Matthew Henry: His Life & Influence by Allan Harman is reviewed by Bob Hayton.

Between Babel and the Beast by Peter Leithart is reviewed at Mere-Orthodoxy by Brian Auten in Part 1 &  Part 2.

A Shot of Faith (To the Head) by Mitch Stokes is reviewed by Jared Totten.

The Jesus Scandals: Why He Shocked His Contemporaries (And Still Shocks Today) by David Instone-Brewer is reviewed by Dave Jenkins.

INTERVIEWS:

Justin Taylor interviews Tim Savage about his book No Ordinary Marriage: Together For God’s Glory.

Kevin Fiske interviews Jon D. Payne about the new Lectio Continuo Expository Commentary on the New Testament.

Kevin Fiske interviews J.V. Fesko on his inaugural commentary on Galatians in the new Lectio Continuo Expository Commentary on the New Testament.

Peter Enns is interviewed about his book Inspiration & Incarnation and The Evolution of Adam.

John Piper is interviewed by Tim Challies.

Alan Thompson is interviewed by CredoMag about his recent book The Acts of the Risen Lord Jesus (NSBT) which I also reviewed here.

Ed Stetzer interviews Justin Buzzard about his new book Date Your Wife.

Greg Beale is interviewed by CredoMag about his recent book A New Testament Biblical Theology.

R.C. Sproul is interviewed by Tim Challies.

AUTHOR HIGHLIGHTS:

Kelly Kapic discusses his book A Little Book for New Theologians.

Listen to Piper, Carson & Keller have a very insightful discussion on the trinity.

CredoMag has posted a teaching series by R.C. Sproul on Free Will & Divine Sovereignty.

Larry Hurtado with some pre-reading thoughts on Bart Erhman’s new book Did Jesus Exist?: The Historical Argument for Jesus of Nazareth.

John Dickson with some great thoughts on Violence in the OT.

John Munson lectures at the Lanier Theological Library on Physical theology: The Bible in It’s Land, Time & Culture.

Voddie Baucham discusses Jeremiah 29:11 as a life verse.

BOOKS & RESOURCES TO NOTE:

The 2nd edition of An Introduction to the Old Testament: The Canon and Christian Imagination by Walter Brueggeman & Tod Linafelt is now available.

Carl Trueman discusses why A Grief Sanctified by J.I. Packer is his best book on Christian suffering.

Andy Naselli points out a new book on limited atonement by Lee Gatiss titled For Us and For Our Salvation: Limited Atonement in the Bible, Doctrine, History and Ministry.

Andy Naselli posts some highlights from Dever & Gilbert’s  new book Preach: Theology Meets Practice.

Justin Taylor lists several books on Being Single in Christ.

From Jonathan Leeman’s book Church Discipline: How the Church Protects the Name of Jesus, Andy Naselli posts 22 Mistakes Pastors Make in Practicing Church Discipline.

Kevin DeYoung has a helpful list of Good Book to Read on the Good Book.

Keith Mathison with 10 Books Every New Calvinist Needs to Read.

…….And Just Because it Interests Me:

Jared Wilson on the Ten Commandments for Writers.

Trevin Wax has a guest post from Eric McKiddie on 10 Tips on Solving Mysterious Bible Passages from Sherlock Holmes.

Mark Dever, Darrin Patrick & Brian Chandler answer the question, “Should Baptism Be Spontaneous?

Greg Thornburry writes for BibleMesh on How Should we Respond to OT Polygamy?

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REVIEWS:

Church Discipline by Jonathan Leehman is reviewed by Aaron Armstrong.

Killing Calvinism: How to Destroy a Perfectly Good Theology from the Inside by Greg Dutcher is reviewed by Mike Leake.

The Epistle to the Hebrews (NICNT) by Gareth Lee Cockerhill is reviewed by Clifford Kvidahl.

Gospel-Centered Discipleship by Jonathan Dodson is reviewed by Dave Jenkins.

Date Your Wife by Justin Buzzard is reviewed by Tim Challies and Aaron Armstrong.

Foolishness to the Greeks by Lesslie Newbigin  is reviewed by Cris Putnam.

Engaging with Martin-Lloyd Jones Ed. by Andrew Atherstone & David Jones is reviewed by Peter Lewis.

Real: Owning Your Faith by Daniel Darling is reviewed by Aaron Armstrong and Dave Jenkins.

Karl Barth and American Evangelicalism Ed. by Bruce McCormick & Clifford Anderson is reviewed by Tyler Wittman at CredoMag.com.

Solid Ground: The Inerrant Word of God in an Errnat World by Gabriel Fluhrer is reviewed by Dave Jenkins.

Is There Meaning in This Text? by Kevin VanHoozer is summarized by Brian Mattson.

From the Garden to the City by John Dyre is reviewed by Doug Wilson.

Matthew Henry’s Life & Influence by Allan Harman is reviewed by Aaron Armstrong.

The Henry Morris Study Bible is reviewed by Shaun Tabatt and Dave Jenkins.

Recovering the Unity of the Bible by Walter Kaiser is reviewed by Frank Gantz.

Union with Christ in Scripture, History & Theology by Robert Letham is reviewed by Dave Jenkins.

INTERVIEWS:

John Starke interviews Fred Sanders author of The Deep Things of God.

David Neff at Christianity Today interviews Timothy George about his recent book Reading Scripture with the Reformers.

Trevin Wax interviews Daniel Darling about his recent book Real: Owning Your Faith.

Justin Taylor interviews David Dockery about the new series Reclaiming the Christian Intellectual Tradition.

9Marks interviews John Piper about his book Bloodlines.

Aaron Armstrong interview Tad Thompson about is book Intentional Parenting.

the Dove Tv interviews Justin Buzzard about his new book Date Your Wife.

Justin Taylor interviews Craig Blomberg on the reliability of the Gosels which he has written One & Two books on.

Kathleen Nielson interview Diane Severance about her book Feminine Threads: Women in the Tapestry of Christian History.

AUTHOR HIGHLIGHTS:

Kevin DeYoung has a list of book recommendations for Pastoral Theology.

Justin Taylor compiles the videos in which Scott Klusendorf discusses the pro-life position which comes from his famous book The Case for Life.

Doug Wilson gives two lectures on sexuality and a questions and answer time to follow. This is highly instructive!

4 Benefits of Reading Fiction from Tony Reinke and his book Lit!: A Christian Guide to Reading Books.

BOOKS & RESOURCES TO NOTE:

The 3rd edition of Millard Erickson’s Christian Theology is set to release in April 2013.

Andy Naselli highlights the Pictoral Library of Bible Lands Series.

Aaron Armstrong defines apostasy from R.C. Sproul’s new book The Work of Christ.

…….And Just Because it Interests Me:

Do We Still Need Librarians?

Why Evangelicals Can’t Write.

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REVIEWS:

The Intolerance of Tolerance by D.A. Carson is reviewed by Mathew Sims.

The Case for Mark Composed in Performance by Antoinette Wire is reviewed by Larry Hurtado.

Marriage and the Family by Andreas Kostenberger is reviewed by Greg Dietrich.

Godforsaken: Bad Things Happen. Is there a God who cares? Yes. Here’s Proof by Dinesh D’Souza is critically reviewed by Douglas Groothuis.

The Cross: Where all Roads Meet by Cesar Malan is reviewed by Mark Tubbs.

Fools Rush in Where Monkeys Fear to Tread by Carl Trueman is reviewed by Mathew Sims.

Equipping Counselors for Your Church by Robert Kelleman is reviewed by Aaron Armstrong.

A Week in the Life of Corinth by Ben Witherington is reviewed by Tim Challies.

Subversive Kingdom: Living as Agents of Gospel Transformation by Ed Stetzer is reviewed by Mark Tubbs.

The DVD From the Dust is reviewed by M. James Sawyer at Parchment and Pen.

Date your Wife by Justin Buzzard is reviewed by Dave Jenkins.

Word Versus Deed by Duane Liftin is reviewed by Ricky Kirk.

What Money Can’y Buy by Michael Sandel is reviewed by Greg Forster.

Redeeming Church Conflicts by Tara Barthel & David Edling is reviewed by Matt Smethurst.

Shame Interrupted by Ed Welch is reviewed by Bob Kellemen.

40 Questions Abut the End Times by Eckhard Schnabel is reviewed by David Gundersen.

Faith & Learning Ed by David Dockery is reviewed by Thomas Kidd.

Christ-Centered Biblical Theology by Graeme Goldsworthy is reviewed by Bob Hayton at Sharperiron.org.

INTERVIEWS:

Trevin Wax interviews Andrew Wilson about apologetics from his book If Go then What: Wondering Alound About Truth, Origins & Redemption.

Andy Naselli interviews Chap Thornton about his new book God’s Love: A Bible Storybook.

Family Life Radio interviews Justin Buzzard about his new book Date Your Wife.

Justin Taylor interviews Gregg Frazer about his new book The Religious Beliefs of Americas Founders: Reason, Revelation, Revolution.

Colin Hansen interviews Alec Motyer about his new book Isaiah by the Day.

Kathleen Neilson interviews Carrie Sandom about her new book Different by Design: God’s Blueprint for Men & Women.

AUTHOR HIGHLIGHTS:

iTBN hosted a discussion on Genesis and the issues of creation, days of creation, evolution and a number of other issues with Ken Ham, Hugh Ross, Eric Hovind, Ray Comfort, John Bloom and Sean McDowell.

Carl Trueman recommends two book on the Reformation.

Peter Williams lectures on Things Which Ought to be Better Known About the resurrection of Jesus.

R.C. Sproul discusses the being of God and apologetics.

Owen Strachan on Preaching Christ from the Old Testament.

BOOKS & RESOURCES TO NOTE:

Trevin Wax discusses the Most Misused Verses in the Bible by Eric Bargerhuff.

Koinonia asks the question, “Was Solomon Really a Good King?”, and finds an answer in Hill & Walton’s recent book A Survey of the Old Testament.

Trevin Wax quotes an excerpt on The Christian View of Death from Michael Wittmer’s new book The Last Enemy.

Exodus & Deuteronomy Ed. by Athalya Brenner and Gale Yee is the most recent volume in the Text @ Context series from Fortress Press.

Brian Croft recommends The Girlfriends Guide Book: Navigating Female Friendships by Marian Jordan for pastors wives.

Danny Akin releases a sneak peak at the list of contributors to a new commentary series Christ-Centered Exposition: Exalting Jesus in Every Book of the Bible to be published by B&H.

D.A. Carson introduces the newest volume in the Pillar New Testament Commentary Series on Romans by Colin Kruse.

Andy Naselli lists the X-Ray questions listed in David Powlison’s new book Seeing with New Eyes: Counseling and the Human Condition through the Lens of Scripture.

Michael Patton posts on the Role of An Exegete from Interpreting the NT Text Ed. by Bock & Fanning.

…….And Just Because it Interests Me:

Ajith Fernando discusses Reading Biblical Devotional Books – An Antidote to Burnout.

Mark Snoeberger on Spelling and the Ministry.

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REVIEWS:

Different By Design: God’s Blueprint for Men and Women by Carrie Sandom is reviewed by Priya Samuel.

A Shot of Faith (to the Head): Be a Confident Believer in an Age of Cranky Atheists by Mitch Stokes is reviewed by James Anderson at TGC Reviews.

The Language of Science and Faith by Karl W. Giberson and Francis Collins is reviewed by Alvin Plantinga at Books & Culture.

A Week in the Life of Corinth by Ben Witherington is reviewed by Matt O’Reilly.

Gospel-Centered Hermeneutics: Foundations and Principles of Evangelical Biblical Interpretation by Graeme Goldsworthy is reviewed by Nick Norelli.

The Roots of the Reformation by G.R. Evans is reviewed by Carl Trueman.

The Invisible Hand of God by R.C. Sproul is reviewed by Aaron Armstrong.

The Work of Christ by R.C. Sproul is reviewed by Tim Challies.

Theology Remixed by Adam English is reviewed by Mark Tubbs.

These Last Days: A Christian View of History is reviewed by Starr Meade.

The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness by Tim Keller is reviewed by Dave Jenkins.

INTERVIEWS:

Reformed Forum interviews Carl Trueman about his new book Fools Rush in Where Monkey’s Fear to Tread: Taking Aim at Everyone.

Credo Mag interviews separately Stephen Wellum and Peter Gentry about their forthcoming book Kingdom Through Covenant: A Biblical-Theological Understanding of the Covenants.

Carl Trueman interviews J.I. Packer.

AUTHOR HIGHLIGHTS:

Dan Wallace discusses the discovery of some 1st & 2nd century manuscripts of the New Testament.

Peter Enns offers some initial thoughts on the newly published Do Historical Matters Matter to Faith?: A Critical Appraisal of Modern and Postmodern Approaches to Scripture.

James Hamilton responds to Andreas Kostenbergers remarks in the most recent JETS issue about his book God’s Glory in Salvation through Judgment.

9 Things You Can Do While You Wait for the Ministry adapted from Dave Harvey’s new book Am I Called?: The Summon to Pastoral Ministry.

Duane Litfin, author of Word Versus Deed, discusses Why You Can’t Preach the Gospel with Deeds.

9 Possible Meanings for the Pastoral Requirement of Being Able to Teach from Thabiti Anyabwile’s book Finding Faithful Elders and Deacons.

BOOKS & RESOURCES TO NOTE:

Freed Zaspel, author of Warfield on the Christian Life, discusses Warfield, Inspiration and John Wenham’s book Christ and the Bible.

Justin Buzzard has a short video about his forthcoming book Date Your Wife.

Andy Naselli highlights some of Think Biblically! by John MacArthur.

Crossway highlights 10 Helpful Books for Church Leaders.

Aaron Armstrong highlights a great section from Doug Wilson’s book Wordsmithy: Hot Tips for the Writing Life.

Andy Naselli highlights A Brief History of Old Testament Criticism a book in honor of Michael P.V. Barrett.

…….And Just Because it Interests Me:

Andy Neselli on Falsifying Views on the Extent of the Atonement.

Marc Cortez on the relationship between philosophy and theology.

Adrian Warnock on Six Things Christians and Muslims disagree about over Jesus.

Michael McKinley on What A Ministers Library Should Look Like.

James Hamilton discusses Inner-Biblical Illusions.

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REVIEWS:

Date Your Wife by Justin Buzzard is reviewed by Jeff Panko.

Gospel-Centered Discipleship by Jonathan Dodson is reviewed by Greg Dietrich.

God’s Will: Finding Guidance for Everyday Decisions by J.I. Packer is reviewed by Dave Jenkins.

A Faith That Endures: Meditations on Hebrews 11 by Brian Croft is reviewed by Kimberly Davidson.

Depression: Looking Up From A Stubborn Darkness by Ed Welch is reviewed by Jonathan Matias.

The Intolerance of Tolerance by D.A. Carson is reviewed by Aaron Armstrong.

4 Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism is reviewed by Dave Jenkins.

INTERVIEWS:

Revelations T.V. interviews Alistair McGrath about his life, science and his Christian faith.

Ben Witherington interviews Dr. Jim Charlesworth about Talpiot Tomb B.

Derek Thomas interview Michael Kruger about his new book Canon Revisited: Establishing the Origins and Authority of the New Testament Books.

Trevin Wax and Philip Nation interview George Guthrie on the story of the Bible from his recent book Read the Bible for Life: Your Guide to Understanding and Living God’s Word.

Justin Taylor interviews Peter Williams & Simon Gathercole about the intersection between scholarship and church.

BOOKS & RESOURCES TO NOTE:

Eerdword gives some good news about the possibility of D.A. Carson’s book The Intolerance of Tolerance being translated and sold in China.

Mapping Out Curriculum in Your Church: Catography for Christian Pilgrims Ed. by Estep & Estep and White from B&H is now released.

Counseling the Hard Cases: True Stories Illustrating the Sufficiency of God’s Resources in Scripture Ed. by Scott & Lambert from B&H is now released.

Transformation Discipleship: How People Really Grow by Geiger, Kelly & Nation from B&H will release June 1.

Eerword Blog lists Six Great Books for Integrating Faith & Work.

Louis McBride overviews the arguments for getting rid of the phrase “eternally begotten of the Father” from the creeds as discussed in Kevin Giles new book The Eternal Generation of the Son: Maintaining Orthodoxy in Trinitarian Theology.

Bob Hayton discusses The Old Testament Own Typology from Graeme Goldsworthy’s new book Christ-Centered Biblical Theology.

…….And Just Because it Interests Me:

Mark Dever interviews Al Mohler on We Are All Sexually Broken.

Marc Cortez asks Is Learning Greek & Hebrew Really Worth It?

Trevin Wax discusses A Critical Mind vs. A Critical Spirit.

Michael Patton discusses 7 Marks of a Good Theologian.

Dave Jenkins of 5 Reasons to be the Member of a Local Church.

5 Reasons Not to Buy Logos and A Defense of Logos.

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REVIEWS:

Trevin Wax reviews Jonathan Merritt’s new book A Faith of Our Own: Following Jesus Beyond the Culture Wars.

G.A. Dietrich reviews Dave Harvey’s recent book Am I Called?: The Summons to Pastoral Ministry.

Michael Bird reviews Journeys of Faith.

Think Christianly by Jonathan Morrow is reviewed by Leslie Kinney.

A Shot of Faith by Mitch Stokes is reviewed by Doug Wilson.

What is the Mission of the Church by Greg Gilbert & Kevin DeYoung is reviewed by Aaron Armstrong.

Real Marriage by Grace & Mark Driscoll is reviewed by Jeff Fisher at Covenant Eyes blog.

The Kingdom New Testament: A Contemporary Translation by N.T. Wright is reviewed by Robert Gundry.

A Commentary on the Psalms: Vol. 1 (1-41) by Allen P. Ross is reviewed by Bob Hayton.

Warfield on the Christian Life by Fred Zaspel is reviewed by Dave Jenkins.

Arminiam theology: Myths & Realities by Roger Olson is reviewed by Sten at Christians in Context.

The Road to Missional: Journey to the Center of the Church by Michael Frost is reviewed by Ricky Kirk at Servants of Grace.

Am I Called?: The Summons to Pastoral Ministry by Dave Harvey is reviewed by Dave Jenkins.

INTERVIEWS:

Ed Stetzer has a ONE and TWO part interview with Jonathan Dodson about his new book Gospel-Centered Discipleship.

Brian Najapfour, at Reformation Heritage Books, interviews Williwm VanDoodeward about his book The Marrow Controversy and the Seceder Controversy.

Christian Focus Book Notes interviews Melissa Kruger about her first book The Envy of Eve: Finding Contentment in a Covetous World.

CredoMag posts part 1 of a series of interview with Ardel Caneday on The New Testament Use of the Old Testament.

Justin Taylor interviews Dave Harvey about his new book Am I Called?: The Summons to Pastoral Ministry.

AUTHOR HIGHLIGHTS:

Jonathan Leehman discusses church membership from his recent book Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus.

Andy Naselli lists Eckhard Schnabel’s Recommended Ten Books to Read on Eschatology.

Jessica Thompson, co-author of Give Them Grace, discusses A Mother’s Identity.

James Hamilton, author of the Revelation commentary for the Preach The Word Series, discusses How Rev. 19:20 Supports Historic Premillennialism.

Joe Thorn, author of Note To Self, highlights some introductory books to read on Covenant Theology.

Carl Trueman suggests some books to read on church history and historical theology.

Jonathan Pennington discusses his new book Reading the Gospels Wisely: A Narrative and Theological Introduction.

BOOKS & RESOURCES TO NOTE:

Robert Culver’s Systematic Theology: Biblical and Historical is on sale for 50% off at Monergism for a limited time.

Kregel makes Question Three available for viewing  from 40 Questions About Christians and Biblical Law by Thomas Schreiner.

Paul Tatuges lists 5 must read books for Family and Parental Counseling.

Brian Croft recommends pastors to read Charles Simeon: An Ordinary Pastor with Extraordinary Influence.

At the IVP blog Brannon Ellis discusses the Reformation Commentary on Scripture Series.

At the HCSB blog Devin Maddox gives 7 Reasons I Love the Mission of God Study Bible.

At CregoMag Matthew Barrett recommends some good books to read this summer.

Andy Naselli discusses Deconstruct the Dream Driving Your Marriage from Justin Buzzards new book Date Your Wife.

Aaron Armstrong discusses 4 Reasons to Preach Through Whole Books of the Bible from Dever & Gilbert’s new book Preach: Theology Meets Practice.

…….And Just Because it Interests Me:

Jen Wilkin discusses Why Bible Study Doesn’t Transform Us.

Major Archaeological Find Provides First Physical Evidence of Cult Formation Before the Reign of King David.

Why PhD Students Should Consider the Pastorate as the Context for Their Theological Scholarship.

A Disturbing Trend in Publishing.

Some Seminars on Homosexuality, Change and the Gospel.

Don’t Blame the Bible for Your Bad Views on Homosexuality. (NOTE: I do not endorse this position. Though articulate and passionate, this presentation is wrong and does not faithfully represent Scripture on this issue.)

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REVIEWS:

Dallas and the Spitfire by Ted Kluck & Jahncke is reviewed by Aaron Armstrong.

The Future of the Global Church by Patrick Johnstone is reviewed by Paul at The Art of Unpacking.

Subversive Kingdom: Living as Agents of Gospel Transformation by Ed Stetzer is reviewed by John Starke.

Living into the Life of Jesus: The Formation of Christian Character by Klaus Issler is reviewed by Ryan Bradley.

The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness is reviewed by Aaron Armstrong.

Work Matters by Tom Nelson is reviewed by Dave Jenkins.

Gospel Centered Discipleship by Jonathan Dodson is reviewed by Ricky Kirk.

Those Who Must Give an Account: A Study of Church Membership and Church Discipline Ed. by John Hammett and Benjamin Merkel is reviewed by Jeremy Kimble.

Wherever I Wind Up: My Quest For Truth, Authenticity and the Perfect Knuckleball by R.A. Dickey is reviewed by Tim Ellsworth.

Evangellyfish by Doug Wilson is reviewed by Aaron Armstrong.

Think Christianly: Looking at the Intersection of Faith & Culture by Jonathan Morrow is reviewed by several bloggers at Engaging Church Blog.

Mind Your Faith: A student’s Guide to Thinking & Living Well by David Horner is reviewed by Jared at Christians in Context.

Ecclesiastes: The Philippians of the Old Testament by William Barrick is reviewed by Bob McCabe.

INTERVIEWS:

Trevin Wax interviews J.D. Greear about The Gospel Project and teaching kids the gospel.

Doug Wilson and Joe Rigney have a 7 part series on the life, theology and impact of Jonathan Edwards.

Tim Challies interviews Russell Moore on Fiction & Literature.

Matt Semthurst interviews Jonathan Leehman about submitting to Jesus and the Church from his book Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus.

AUTHOR HIGHLIGHTS:

Tony Reinke lists 20 Quotes from Matt Chandlers book The Explicit Gospel.

Three of the four contributors to Journeys of Faith give a talk about their contribution to the book. (HT:JT)

James Hamilton sums up his book God’s Glory in Salvation Through Judgment: A Biblical Theology in 500 words.

James K.A. Smith has a ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR part discussion about the 2nd edition of his book The Fall of Interpretation: Philosophical Foundations for a Creational Hermeneutic.

Justin Taylor posts an excerpt and video from Scotty Smith’s book Everyday Prayers.

Russell Moore, Joshua Harris, Carl Trueman, J.D. Greear, Matt Pinson and Jefferson Bethke have a Dialogue on Evangelical Issues at Southern Seminary.

BOOKS & RESOURCES TO NOTE:

Justin Taylor highlights four Historical Fiction books on the New Testament world written by scholars.

Andy Naselli lists some diagnostic questions for hopeful pastors from Am I Called?: The Summons of Pastoral Ministry by Dave Harvey.

Six Key Theses About Luke’s Theology from A Theology of Luke & Acts: God’s Promised Program, Realized for All Nations by Darrell Bock.

Aaron Armstrong discusses Sin, Circumstance and Corrective Discipline from Church Discipline: How the Church Protects the Name of Jesus by Jonathan Leehman.

Justin Taylor posts a brief overview and series of short videos by Kelly Kapic about Mapping Modern Theology: A thematic and Historical Introduction.

David Platt’s foreword to the 2nd edition of When Helping Hurts by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert.

Jared Oliphint begins a series on apologetics and starts by interacting with Anthony Bradley’s book Liberating Black Theology.

…….And Just Because it Interests Me

The Profit of Employing the Biblical Languages: Scriptural and Historical Reflections.

R.C. Sproul on a Reformed Approach to Science and Scripture.

Michael Patton discusses Three Types of Christian Scholarship.

Bradley Green on How Classical Education Shapes us As God Intended.

One Minute Apologist asks Greg Koukl the question, “Aren’t You Being Intolerant?

HELP!: If you see anything that you think would fit into one of these categories then email it to me @ churst555@gmail.com and I will add it to next weeks list and cite you as the referral if I didn’t see it first!

REVIEWS:

Calvin’s Ladder: A Spiritual Theology of Ascent and Ascension by Julie Canlis is reviewed by Marc Cortez.

God and the Cosmos: Divine Activity in Space, Time and History by Hal Poe and Jimmy Davis is reviewed by RJS at Jesus Creed.

Charles Hodge: The Pride of Princeton by Andrew Hoffecker is reviewed by Jeff Straub at CredoMag.com.

The Envy of Eve by Melissa Kruger is reviewed by The Upward Call.

And Man Created God: Is God a Human Invention? by Robert Banks is reviewed by Dave Jenkins at Servants of Grace.

How to Read the Bible Through the Jesus Lense by Michael Williams is reviewed by Michael F. Bird.

Jesus Interrupted by Bart Ehrman is reviewed by Nick Peters, son-in-law of Mike Liconia who wrote The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach.

Loving Well (Even If You Haven’t Been) by William Smith is reviewed by Herb Hunter.

Genesis for Normal People by Peter Enns & Jared Byas is reviewed at Jesus Creed by RJS.

The Evolution of Adam by Peter Enns is helpfully reviewed, separately, by James K.A. Smith and C. John Collins. Daniel Kirk responds to Smith’s review and Enns had promised to chime in.

Out of the Depths: Psalm 51 by Martin Lloyd-Jones is reviewed by Aaron Armstrong.

Grown in Grace by Sinclair Ferguson is reviewed by Mark Tubbs at Discerning Reader.

A Faith of Our Own: Following Jesus Beyond the Culture Wars by Jonathan Merritt is reviewed by Dan Darling at Servants of Grace.

INTERVIEWS:

Eerdmans blog has a One, Two part interview with author Gareth Lee Cockerill about his new/updated commentary The Epistle to the Hebrews in the NICNT series.

Andrew Hoffecker discusses his recent book Charles Hodge: The Pride of Princeton.

ByFaith Magazine interviews C. John Collins, author of Did Adam & Eve Really Exist?, about The Case For Adam & Eve.

Aaron Armstrong interviews Staci Eastin about her book The Organized Heart: A Woman’s Guide to Conquering Chaos.

AUTHOR HIGHLIGHTS:

Jonathan Lehman discusses church discipline from his new book Church Discipline: How the Church Protects the Name of Jesus.

Sam Storms discusses John Pipers book The Pleasures of God: Meditations on God’s Delight in Being God.

Michael Liconia discusses Matthew’s Math and His Genealogy of Jesus.

BOOKS & RESOURCES TO NOTE:

The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals has published a book Zeal for Godliness: Devotional Meditations from Calvin’s Institutes by various authors.

At TGC Kathleen Nielsen discusses four book on women by women and why you should read them.

Justin Taylor highlights a new book out on Karl Barth’s Church Dogmatics titled Karl Barth’s Church Dogmatics: An Introduction and Reader.

…….And Just Because it Interests Me:

At the Bible Mesh blog, Matt Crawford answers the question, “Why do we use the word ‘trinity’ when it doesn’t show up in the Bible?

Tim Challies discusses On Books and True Ownership.

Joe Carter answers the question, “Are Mormons Christians?

Andrew Wilson answers the question, “What’s Wrong with Inerrancy?

Tim Challies and David Murray discuss Thinking About Seminary.

Justin Taylor analyzes Smith and Collins reviews of Peter Enns new book the Evolution of Adam (See reviews above).

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