TGC Asks: What Are Helpful Books on the Doctrine of Scripture?

“The more I think about it,” John Frame writes in his new work, The Doctrine of the Word of God, “the more I think this book is my best work ever.” For those familiar with Frame’s works, that’s a significant statement. This book completes the “Theology of Lordship” series that Frame began in 1987 with the publication of The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God. Fifteen years lapsed before he put forward a second volume, The Doctrine of God (2002). And then in 2008, Frame published his 1,100-page tome on ethics, The Doctrine of Christian Life. This new volume offers...

They Don’t Make Sermon Titles Like They Used To

Last night I was looking over my notes from Thomas Kidd’s wonderful new book, God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution. You can look for my review next week at TGC Reviews. Anyone interested in American history and especially Christian contributions should pick up this book about the formative influences on the United States. Kidd makes frequent references to John Leland, a Baptist evangelist from Massachusetts. Leland was so excited about Thomas Jefferson’s election as president in 1800 that he sent Jefferson a block of cheese weighing 1,235 pounds. Leland and friends further honored Jefferson by marking...

Themelios 35.3

The Gospel Coalition just released the latest issue of Themelios. It is available as a 193-page PDF and in HTML. D. A. Carson | Editorial: Contrarian Reflections on Individualism Carl Trueman | Minority Report: Terrible Beauty, Beauty, and the Plain Terrible Daniel J. Estes | Fiction and Truth in the Old Testament Wisdom Literature Daniel J. Brendsel | Plots, Themes, and Responsibilities: The Search for a Center of Biblical Theology Reexamined Stephen M. Garrett | The Dazzling Darkness of God’s Triune Love: Introducing Evangelicals to the Theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar Philip Graham Ryken | Pastoral Pensées A World...

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