Book Review: John Calvin and Evangelical Theology

Today I’m reviewing another multi-contributor volume, in this instance one from a few years ago (2007) about one of my biggest theological influences and his impact on the theological movement I tend to find myself in. ‘John Calvin and Evangelical … Continued

Book Review: Protestant Social Teaching

One of the books I picked up at some academic conferences in Denver last month was this, Protestant Social Teaching: An Introduction, from the Davenant Institute. With essays from some folk whose work I’ve appreciated before (like Matthew Lee Alistair Roberts … Continued

Book Review: Sin and Grace

Tony Lane should need no introduction – long time Professor of Historical Theology at LST, prolific author (including of the frankly marvellous Readers Guide to Calvin’s Institutes) and all-round good egg, it was a privilege to interact with him when I worked … Continued

A bite-size reviews backlog…

The last couple of months have been a bit insane, so here are some ‘bitesize’ reviews, of books that are important, but that I’ve not had time or motivation to do a full review on the blog. This post is … Continued

Faith in two Kinds? Bavinck on pistis.

In some of the parts of the Christian blogosphere that I read, there has been something of a kerfuffle about the meaning of the greek word pistis, often translated ‘faith’, and what it actually means. The kerfuffle became something of a … Continued

Book Review: Simply God

I’ve had this book on my shelves for years, and finally got round to re-reading it and reviewing it recently, as I was inspired by the publication of Steven Duby’s God in Himself. Peter Sanlon’s first book Simply God: Recovering the Classical Trinity … Continued

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