Book & Article Reviews

Here is a compilation of reviews i have done for either articles or books.  If a book or article isn’t active, then that review is forthcoming.  Happy reading!

Article Reviews

Placher, William C.  Three in One: Believing in the Triune God (Christian Century, April 2007).  Reviewed in 3 Parts: 123.

Wilder, Terry L.  “A Brief Defense of the Pastoral Epistle’s Authenticity.”  Midwestern Journal of Theology 2, no. 1 (Fall 2003): 38-42.

Book Reviews

Anderson, Ray S.  An Emergent Theology for Emerging Churches (Downers Grove: IVP, 2006).  220 pgs.

Borg, Marcus J., and N.T. Wright.  The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions (San Francisco: HarperCollins, 2000). 299 pages.  Reviewed in 4 Parts: 1234

Burke, Trevor J.  Adopted into God’s Family: Exploring a Pauline Metaphor (New Studies in Biblical Theology 22.  Downers Grove: IVP, 2006).  233 pages.

Carson, D.A.  Christ & Culture Revisited (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008).  240 pgs.

Crook, Roger H.  An Introduction to Christian Ethics (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2006).  319 pgs.

Currie III, Thomas W.  The Joy of Ministry (Westminster John Knox, 2008).  xiii+126 pgs.

DeSilva, David A.  An Introduction to the New Testament: Contexts, Methods, & Ministry Formation (Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2004).  975 pgs.

Dyrness, William A.  The Earth is God’s: A Theology of American Culture (Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 1997).  180 pgs.

Fahey, Joseph J.  War & the Christian Conscience: Where Do You Stand (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2005).  212 pgs.

Franke, John R.  Barth for Armchair Theologians (Louisville: John Knox, 2006).  194 pgs.

Long, Stephen D.  Theology and Culture: A Guide to the Discussion (Cascade Companions).  Eugene: Cascade, 2008.  124 pgs.

Marshall, I. Howard.  Beyond the Bible: Moving from Scripture to Theology (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2004).  136 pgs.

McGowan, A.T.B.  The Divine Authenticity of Scripture: Retrieving an Evangelical Heritage (Downers Grove: IVP, 2007).  214 pgs.

McLaren, Brian D.  A New Kind of Christian: A Tale of Two Friends on a Spiritual Journey (San Fransisco: Jossey Bass, 2001).  210 pgs.

Nichols, Terence L.  The Sacred Cosmos: Christian Faith and the Challenge of Naturalism (Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, 2003).  240 pgs.

Niebuhr, H. Richard.  Christ & Culture (San Fransisco: HarperCollins, 2001).  311 pgs.

Smith, James Bryan.  Embracing the Love of God: The Path and Promise of the Christian Life (San Fransisco: Harper Collins, 1995).  179 pgs.

Smith, James K. A.  Who’s Afraid of Postmodernism?  Taking Derrida, Lyotard, and Foucault to Church (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2006).  146 pgs.

Torrance, James B.  Worship, Community, & the Triune God of Grace (Downers Grove: IVP, 1996).  126 pgs.

Torrance, T.F.  Reality & Evangelical Theology: The Realism of Christian Revelation (Downers Grove: IVP, 1982).  190 pgs.

Webster, John.  Holy Scripture: A Dogmatic Sketch (Current Issues in Theology).  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.  142 pgs.  Reviewed in 5 Parts: 1-2-3-4-5


4 responses to “Book & Article Reviews

  1. Excellent idea! I’ll be browsing . . .

  2. Ooh, I can’t wait for the review of Worship, Community, & the Triune God of Grace!

  3. Nick,

    Thanks for stopping by. Actually, i finished reading J.B. Torrance’s a couple months ago; i just never got around to reviewing it. Hopefully in the next month or so i can refresh my memory and review it. I’ll let you know when i get to it.

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