Dane Ortlund's Gentle and Lowly fails to demonstrate what it is explicitly seeking to but beautifully succeeds in doing something else.
Amazon.ca Amazon.com In his Interpreting the Prophetic Word, VanGemeren has undertaken a hefty venture: he seeks to provide both the tools needed to interpret prophetic literature in the Bible and a sweeping overview of each prophetic book. His approach is generally Reformed in its emphasis on the centrality of covenant in the unfolding of redemptive … Continue reading Review of Interpreting the Prophetic Word by Willem A. VanGemeren
A few years ago, I came across an article from a pastor in the States decrying evangelical Christians as bibliolaters, that is, he suggested that our talk of “inerrancy” and “authority” turned us away from God to the writings of man. For him, it was okay to speak of encountering God in the Bible, but … Continue reading Reflections on Scripture
Buy from AmazonBuy from WTS Books Wellum and Gentry provide both an outstanding introduction to Biblical Theology and Biblical-theological systems and a solidly biblical via media between the two reigning Biblical-theological systems, Dispensationalism and Covenant Theology. At 716 pages (before appendix and indices)"Kingdom Through Covenant" proves to be a weighty volume, but it is a … Continue reading A Review of Kingdom through Covenant by Gentry and Wellum