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Review: The Voices of the New Testament by Derek Tidball

If you could ask Peter one question, what would it be? Or Paul? Better yet, what would it look like if the NT authors were gathered together in one room to discuss a given topic? Sometimes we like to play these thought experiments, but Derek Tidball has done one better: he’s written a book imagining a roundtable with the NT authors called The Voices of the New Testament.

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Review: Adopted into God’s Family by Trevor J. Burke

Adopted into God's FamilyRegeneration. Justification. Sanctification. Glorification. These are all at least recognizable terms even for the theologically-unconcerned Christian. But how often do we think of adoption? Trevor J. Burke recognized that adoption is greatly neglected despite its profusion in Paul’s writings, and Adopted into God’s Family is his attempt to set things right.

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Guest Review: Misreading Scripture With Western Eyes

Misreading Scripture with Western EyesMisreading Scripture With Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders To Better Understand The Bible, E. Randolph Richards and Brandon J. O’Brien, Downers Grove: IVP Books, 2012.

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The Temple and the Church’s Mission

Beale: The Temple and the Church's MissionWhen was the last time you meditated on the divine purpose for and theology of the temple? Like me, maybe you’ve never given it much thought. Yet, while reading this book I found myself constantly giving thanks to God for G. K. Beale devoting a 402-page book entirely to the theology of the temple in The Temple and the Church’s Mission. You would be surprised how enlightening and edifying a study of the temple can be!

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