- Book Review: 40 Questions about Membership & Discipline, by Jeremy Kimble -- "Matthew 16 and 18 provide solid scriptural ground for the authority of local church to use the keys of the kingdom, which is “the power to make and enforce binding decisions”."
- Book Review: Arminian and Baptist, Explorations in a Theological Tradition by J. Matthew Pinson -- "As a Wesleyan, I came away with a better understanding of the differences between Wesleyan Arminianism and Classical Arminianism (or Reformational Arminianism) and why these differences are important."
- Book Review—Technicolor: Inspiring Your Church to Embrace Multicultural Ministry, by Mark Hearn -- "While there are a few weaknesses, this book offers a unique and much-needed contribution to American evangelicalism, especially as demographics change."
- Book Review: The Case For Life: Equipping Christians to Engage the Culture by Scott Klusendorf -- "Though it is not a comprehensive case, it is a succinct presentation of the case for the pro-life position, against the pro-choice/abortion position, and the answers to the most common objections and powerful rebuttals."
- Classic Hymns -- "...this is not a book that will reveal the history of the hymn for you. Rather, it is constructed as a devotional."
- Evidence That Demands a Verdict -- "Now in 2017 Thomas Nelson has published the latest...This version is completely redone."
- Let's Talk Israel: New Creation Eschatology and the Land by Steven L James -- "The book is an adaptation of Dr. James’s Ph.D. dissertation. For a lot of people, the only way to acquire a taste for reading one of those is to write one, but you shouldn’t let that chase you away from this book."
- Melton’s Encyclopedia of American Religions -- "As North America emerges as the world’s most religiously complex region, Melton’s Encyclopedia of American Religions remains the best interpretive directory of religious organizations." (PDF download)
- One in Hope and Doctrine: Origins of Baptist Fundamentalism, 1870–1950 -- "The book is based on rigorous scholarship, complemented by the authors' inside knowledge of their subjects. Even when discussing theological liberals and other opponents of Baptist fundamentalism, they are for the most part balanced in their assessment."
- The Pilgrim Church by E. H. Broadbent -- "How is that Broadbent’s account differs from many others then? He travelled extensively gathering what he could from various sources and directly from those who were descendants of ‘the pilgrim church’."
Friday, January 26, 2018
40 Questions about Membership, and other reviews
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