Archives for June 2013

Arrived on New Academic the week of June 24, 2013

9780801039393The King in His Beauty: A Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments by Thomas R. Schreiner (Baker Academic. 9780801039393. Hardback. On sale for $27.99 through 7/20/13)

“A book that wonderfully unites all the books of the Bible. Few authors have the command of learning, the gift of teaching, and the heart for God that this volume reflects. Digest this book to elevate your grasp of the Bible and to find your soul riveted like never before to the King in his beauty.” —Robert W. Yarbrough



1–3 John: Fellowship in God’s Family by David L. Allen (Preaching the Word Series. Crossway. 9781433502859. Hardback. $32.99)

1-3 John is a welcomed addition to the Preaching the Word series. The 22 studies in this volume reveal careful research, theological insight, and exegetical integrity. Anyone preaching or teaching through the epistles of John will be greatly assisted by this volume. David Allen has rendered a valuable service to the church of the Lord Jesus that will bear fruit for years to come.” —Daniel L. Akin


9781433514838Why We Belong: Evangelical Unity and Denominational Diversity edited by Anthony L. Chute, Christopher W. Morgan and Robert A. Peterson (Crossway. 9781433514838. Paperback. $18.99)

Gerald L. Bray (Anglican); Timothy F. George (Baptist); Douglas A. Sweeney (Lutheran); Timothy C. Tennent (Methodist); Byron D. Klaus (Pentecostal); Bryan Chapell (Presbyterian)

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9781433539008Can You Believe It’s True?: Christian Apologetics in a Modern and Postmodern Era by John S. Feinberg (Crossway. 9781433539008. Hardback. $40.00)

“John Feinberg is one of the most perceptive Christian thinkers of our time. In Can You Believe It’s True? he affords an accessible and helpful guide for pastors, ministerial students, and laypersons about how to articulate the truth of Christianity effectively in our postmodern era.” —Steve Lemke


9781433537837Letters and Life: On Being a Writer, On Being a Christian by Bret Lott (Crossway. 9781433537837. Hardback. $22.99)

Letters and Life is nothing less than an invaluable gift to the body of Christ. Let no serious believer who aspires to serious writing neglect to read it and to be encouraged, instructed, and blessed by it. A wise, wonderful, and desperately needed primer on what it means to be a genuine Christian writer and artist.” —Eric Metaxas


9780800699277The Message of Jesus: John Dominic Crossan and Ben Witherington III in Dialogue edited by Robert B. Stewart (Fortress Press. 9780800699277. Paperback. $25.00)

Surveying the Quest of the Historical Jesus—Robert B. Stewart
1. The Message of Jesus: A Dialogue—John Dominic Crossan and Ben Witherington III
2. The Place of Jewish Scripture in Jesus’ Teaching—Craig A. Evans
3. Standard and Poor: The Economic Index of the Parables—Amy-Jill Levine
4. Understanding and the Retrieval of Meaning: What Can We Know?—Stephen J. Patterson
5. How Matthew Helped Jesus Fulfill Prophecy—Robert J. Miller
6. Faith and the Historical Jesus: Does a Confessional Position and Respect for the Jesus Tradition Preclude Serious Historical Engagement?—Darrell L. Bock
7. The Historical Jesus from the Synoptics and the Fourth Gospel? Jesus the Purifier—Craig L. Blomberg
8. “The Law of Christ”: Paul’s Knowledge of the Jesus Tradition, Two Surprising Examples—David Wenham


9780825443183Sunday School that Really Excels: Real Life Examples of Churches with Healthy Sunday Schools by Steve R. Parr (Kregel. 9780825443183. Paperback. $14.99)

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CASCADE_TemplateThe Gospel according to Moses: Theological and Ethical Reflections on the Book of Deuteronomy by Daniel I. Block (Wipf & Stock. 9781610978637. Paperback. $43.00)

“Dan Block is one of the finest Old Testament exegetes of this generation. This collection of his thoughtful articles on Deuteronomy will be invaluable to anyone studying the book. His labors and analyses are a gift to both the academy and the Church.” —John H. Walton 


9780300148794Calvinism: A History by D. G. Hart (Yale University Press. 9780300148794. Hardback. $35.00)

“Darryl Hart has written a very useful book on a very big subject. For a religious tradition that has been both lionised and despised, Hart provides a nuanced sense of internal developments, internal differences, and (more recently) worldwide expansion. His ability to document the surprising adaptability of Calvinism – alongside the steady focus of Calvinists on divine sovereignty, salvation in Christ, and the transformation of creation – is the most striking of the book’s many virtues.” —Mark Noll

Schreiner’s Biblical Theology Has Arrived!

Schreiner King in His Beauty Image for Blog

The Pastor’s Family by Brian & Cara Croft

UPDATE Now in the LifeWay Campus Stores! (8/21/13)

I’m looking forward to having this book in the New Academic section of our Campus Stores later this summer. It looks like it’s going to be a great resource!

Arrived on New Academic the week of June 10, 2013

In Defense of the Bible: A Comprehensive Apologetic for the Authority of Scripture edited by Steven B. Cowan and Terry L. Wilder (B&H Academic. 978143367689. Paperback. $34.99)

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Bonhoeffer on the Christian Life: From the Cross, for the World by Stephen J. Nichols (Crossway. 9781433511882. Paperback. $17.99)

“How I rejoice to see thinkers of Stephen Nichols’s caliber applying their fine minds to the life and thought of the inimitable Dietrich Bonhoeffer.” —Eric Metaxas


Faith, Freedom, and Higher Education: Historical Analysis and Contemporary Reflections edited by P. C. Kemeny (Wipf & Stock. 9781610979931. Paperback. $23.00)

“. . . . Despite the darkness of the present moment, faith and freedom can flourish in American higher education.” —Robert P. George


Conscience and Its Enemies: Confronting the Dogmas of Liberal Secularism by Robert P. George (ISI Books. 978161070703. Hardback. $29.95)

“Many in elite circles yield to the temptation to believe that anyone who disagrees with them is a bigot or a religious fundamentalist. Reason and science, they confidently believe, are on their side. With this book, I aim to expose the emptiness of that belief.” —from the introduction


The God Who Became Human: A Biblical Theology of Incarnation by Graham Cole (New Studies in Biblical Theology Series. IVP Academic. 9780830826315. Paperback. $22.00)

Seeking an answer to Anselm’s timeless question, “Why did God become man?” Graham Cole follows Old Testament themes of preparation, theophany and messianic hope through to the New Testament witness to the divinely foretold event.


Reading the Christian Spiritual Classics: A Guide for Evangelicals edited by Jamin Goggin and Kyle Strobel (IVP Academic. 9780830839971. Paperback. $24.00)

Contributors include: John H. Coe, James M. Houston, Bruce Demarest, Fred Sanders, Gerald L. Sittser, Timothy George, et al.


Popcultured: Thinking Christianly About Style, Media and Entertainment by Steve Turner (IVP Books. 9780830837687. Paperback. $17.00)

“Steve Turner has proved himself one of the most accessible writers on the interaction of faith and culture. Popcultured is a welcome and lively exploration of what is fast becoming a crucial field.” —Jeremy Begbie


The Big Story: How the Bible Makes Sense out of Life by Justin Buzzard (Moody Publishers. 9780802408570. Paperback. $13.99)

“Justin Buzzard knows the Greatest Story well, and he knows how to retell it in a way than can be compelling to those who have never heard it and refreshing to those of us who need to hear it again and again. Try it and see.” —Justin Taylor


Living in the Light of Inextinguishable Hope: The Gospel According to Joseph by Iain M. Duguid and Matthew P. Harmon (The Gospel According to the Old Testament Series. P&R Publishing. 9781596385429. $14.99)

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Introducing a new series from The Good Book Company….

Questions Christians Ask Series (Good Book Company)

  • Who on earth is the Holy Spirit? and other questions about who He is and what He does by Tim Chester and Christopher de la Hoyde (9781908762320. Paperback. $7.99)
  • Did the devil make me do it? and other questions about Satan, evil spirits and demons by Mike McKinley (9781908762306. Paperback. $7.99)
  • What happens when I die? and other questions about heaven, hell and the life to come by Marcus Nodder (9781908762337. Paperback. $7.99)

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