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The upcoming seventeen-hundredth anniversary of the Council of Nicaea in 2025 gives us an incentive to learn more about that pivotal time in history and the creed that came of it. To this end, one can scarcely find a more accessible source than Phillip Cary’s new book [...]

Simonetta Carr
Phillip Cary
Tuesday, December 19th 2023

Scholarly research on the rule of faith has emphasized three essential, closely related functions for the rule in the early church: It shaped faithful Bible reading by ensuring the Christian community understood the Scriptures as a unified whole... [...]

Tomas Bokedal
Tuesday, December 19th 2023

Women in World Christianity: Building and Sustaining a Global Movement is introduced as “the first textbook to focus on women’s experiences in the founding, spread, and continuation of the Christian faith.” It is, in effect, meant as a primary textbook “for both introductory courses [...]

Simonetta Carr
Monday, November 13th 2023

Redeeming Reason is the latest installment in a series of short volumes by Poythress that place familiar academic disciplines into conversation with Christian theology (prior titles include Redeeming Mathematics, Redeeming Philosophy, and Redeeming Sociology, among others). These books take a unique approach to their subject matter [...]

John Ehrett
Tuesday, October 17th 2023

Some writing provokes joy in reading through beauteous prose or by bringing clarity to dense topics, but other literature is compelling because it pinpoints the questions that matter most. John Sailhamer’s writing is the latter sort. [...]

Andrew J. Miller
Thursday, October 5th 2023

In the 2012 film The Perks of Being a Wallflower, based on a novel by Stephen Chbosky, a high school first-year student named Charlie grapples with the suffering of those around him [...]

Joey Jekel
Alan Noble
Friday, September 1st 2023

A few years ago, during a particularly contentious presidential election cycle, my father shared an article with me from a publication to which he subscribed and asked me to offer him my thoughts on the topic covered. [...]

Matt Boga
Richard Lints
Friday, September 1st 2023

Over the past few months, I have recommended Biblical Critical Theory to more than a few fellow believers. Almost every time, I was met with a dubious look [...]

Stephen Roberts
Christopher Watkin
Friday, September 1st 2023

For the first decade of my life, I worshiped in an independent Baptist church in Smyrna, Georgia. I owe much to that church. It is, after all, where I came to profess Christ as my Savior and was baptized. […]

Blake Adams
John D. Meade
Monday, May 1st 2023

On Christmas Day 1653, a few weeks after Oliver Cromwell had been sworn in as Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland, a minister named John Boatman insisted on conducting a festive Communion service at his church in Norwich. […]

Sam Bostock
Anthony Milton
Monday, May 1st 2023

Oxford University Press | 2022 | 288 pages (hardcover) | $100.00 When I first noticed the publication of Dissenting Daughters: Reformed Women in the Dutch Republic, 1572–1725, I was curious to read it. It revealed, the description said, the vital contribution made by devout women “to the spread and practice of the Reformed faith […]

Simonetta Carr
Wednesday, March 1st 2023

*** Cambridge University Press | 2022 | 236 pages (paperback) | $39.99 As an American who used to live in the UK, British news commentary on American politics always left me with a sense of dysphoria. Although they named the right topics and assessed them in terms of familiar-sounding categories, I was always left with […]

Harrison Perkins
Wednesday, March 1st 2023

*** Brazos Press | 2022 | 272 pages (hardcover) | $24.99 Today the “supply chain” is often a topic of daily radio programming, a reminder of our human interdependence. Despite constant clues of our dependence on others for the food we eat, the buildings we inhabit, the cars we drive, and the infrastructure of our […]

Andrew J. Miller
Wednesday, March 1st 2023

Critical Theory and its related subcategories, such as critical race theory, have dominated a lot of debate in contemporary American culture. As the title of this volume indicates, Christopher Watkin seeks to show how Christians can offer their own […]

Noah J. Frens
Christopher Watkin
Sunday, January 1st 2023

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

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