Book Reviews

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1 & 2 Corinthians: Holman New Testament Commentary

This is only one volume in the commentary series, some being more helpful than others, and it is worth knowing about and having available for preachers and teachers. While not being a distinctive exegetical commentary format, these commentaries are easy to follow, even without knowledge of the original languages.

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The Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World

This is an important book. I begin by saying without any equivocation that it should be read by pastors, church leaders, and students. The chapters represent lectures given by six men, all well known pastor-theologians, at a 2006 conference sponsored by Desiring God.

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Renewing Minds: Serving Church and Society Through Christian Higher Education

The book is solidly biblical and theologically challenging. Its primary thrust is to challenge, equip, and prepare this generation not to isolate itself from the “secular” postmodern world; not to assimilate those teachings into the Christian agenda, but to engage this world with a distinctively Christian worldview.

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Truth With Love: The Apologetics of Francis Schaeffer

In this multifaceted 200 page book, Follis does a magnificent job of capturing Francis Schaeffer. While it focuses on the apologetics of Schaeffer, it is also a biography. Obviously, because it is about Schaeffer and his apologetics, it is also about his biblically Reformed theology and how he applied it to one of the most unique ministries of the twentieth century.

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Holman Treasury of Key Bible Words

It is so helpful to know that for those of us who did not excel with our Greek and Hebrew that there are many good reference works that explain the major words for us.

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A Dictionary of Early Christian Beliefs

Like many of you, the sound of books dealing with the period after the first century leaves me wanting, but here is a book that is quite helpful in researching the beliefs of the early church.

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A Little Primer on Humble Apologetics

Apologetics is not simply about arguing or winning debates; it is about building relationships.Read this book. Whether apologetics is your calling or gift, reading this primer will bless your life and challenge your mind and heart.