Review of Media, Journalism, and Communication

According to some statistics, the average American Christian spends half of their week engaged with one form of media or another (34-35). Considering nothing more, the sheer amount of time spent immersed in media ought to get our attention and lead thoughtful believers to think upon the way their media habits shape them. Because of … Continue reading Review of Media, Journalism, and Communication

Review of Reading the Bible Supernaturally

There are few contemporary authors who have influenced the way I think about and live out my faith more than John Piper, I was therefore very excited to hear that he had written another book on the Bible—my favorite subject. In particular, Reading the Bible Supernaturally looks at how and why we read the Bible, … Continue reading Review of Reading the Bible Supernaturally

Review of Biblical Theology

How do lengthy regulations about the manner of dress and eating habits of the Jews point to Jesus? What significance do the proverbs and wisdom literature of the Old Testament have for Christians today? Such questions inevitably face Christians as they read their Bibles. Among scholars who study the Bible, it has been commonly recognized … Continue reading Review of Biblical Theology

Review of The City of God and the Goal of Creation

The concept of “city” has long been of interest to theologians and biblical scholars, from Augustine’s apology for the destruction of Rome and account of the war between the City of man and the City of God (The City of God) to contemporary interest in cities among Christian sociologists (e.g. Jacques Ellul). For this reason … Continue reading Review of The City of God and the Goal of Creation

A Review of What is the Gospel? by Greg Gilbert

Within the church today there are many different answers to the question "what is the Gospel?" Though we find Christians in our churches who can articulate magnificently the five points of the TULIP or the remonstrants or who can point to every verse in Scripture referring to the baptism in the Spirit and speaking in tongues, … Continue reading A Review of What is the Gospel? by Greg Gilbert