Z Books Around the Web - Recent Reviews
Nate Claiborne offers an overview of the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series,
"Here’s 7 reasons you might like this particular series either as a new go to series or as a supplement to your existing library."
and takes a closer look at the James volume by Craig Blomberg and Mariam Kamell.
“For a pastor who has been seminary trained in exegetical work with the text, this commentary on James offers the perfect companion for a sermon series.”
Terrance L. Tiessen reflects on the SWOT analysis in Horton’s For Calvinism.
“I think that Horton has done well in identifying strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats. I have enjoyed his presentation of Calvinism, both in terms of the canons of Dort with which it is so widely associated, and in terms of the broader and richer life of the Reformed church, within which these play a subsidiary confessional role.”
Abram K-J reviews A Brief History of Old Testament Criticism.
“An evangelical doing Old Testament criticism may often feel how de Wette did–”lost in the middle” and in “a theological no-man’s land,” as Gignilliat describes it. But evangelicals should also know that Gignilliat is in that same territory, honoring the insights of those who have gone before, yet holding a high view of the Bible as God’s words to humanity, for then and for now.”
And finally, Craig Hurst shares a summary and review of Journeys of Faith.
“Journeys of Faith is a raw and clarifying look at what drives people to move from one faith tradition to another. The arguments are clear, the personal journeys are genuine, the spirit of disagreement is charitable and there is much to learn for the wiling mind without having to feel threatened.”
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