Category Archives: Hermeneutics

According to Plan (Book Review)

When I was in seminary I distinctly remember something my professor said.  It was an off-hand comment (aren’t they always the ones we remember?), but one I’ve been able to verify over the years.  It was a class on the … Continue reading

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Bible Overview (Book Review)

Years ago I remember hearing Bible teacher R.C. Sproul respond to one of his fans.  The man said he was so thankful for Sproul’s teacher because he made the Bible “come alive” for his students.  Nothing too unusual there.  Gifted … Continue reading

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Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views (Book Review)

Every year I try to vary my reading of Christian books so that I don’t get stuck in the rut of only reading a limited number of genres.  I fear a very narrow reading habit contributes to much of the … Continue reading

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Ancient Christian Devotional – A (Book Review)

Quick.  When was the last time you heard or read anything written by someone from the early church?  I’m not talking about the New Testament.  Something from the post-apostolic era up to about A.D. 600.  Most people are almost totally … Continue reading

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When Shall These Things Be? (Book Review)

The doctrine of “last things,” known as eschatology, is one of those areas in Christianity where there is a wide variety of opinion—even within traditions that are unified on most other doctrines. One of the easiest ways to start a … Continue reading

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Faith in the Face of Apostasy (Book Review)

A group of men at my church (myself included) just finished reading a Christ-revealing book about the lives of Elijah and Elisha—two of the most famous OT prophets of Israel. Faith in the Face of Apostasy: The Gospel According to … Continue reading

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Deep Exegesis (Book Review)

Theologian, author, and pastor Peter J. Leithart is a controversial guy.  The reason is partly because he is not afraid to learn from thinkers outside of his faith tradition (Presbyterian and Reformed).  In his circle of influence he acts as … Continue reading

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