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A Beginner’s Guide to New Testament Exegesis: A Review

Richard  J. Erickson, A Beginner’s Guide to New Testament Exegesis (Downer’s Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2005); 239 pages, $20.00. Erickson’s A Beginner’s Guide to New Testament Exegesis is intended as a friendly and non-frightening approach to the exegetical method. Erickson reflects on … Continue reading

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Trenchard’s “The Complete Vocabulary Guide to the Greek New Testament”

Warren C. Trenchard, English Grammar to Ace New Testament Greek (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1998); 352 pages, $13.98. Building upon Bruce Metzger’s Lexical Aids for Students of New Testament Greek, Warren Trenchard provides his readers with a comprehensive guide to the vocabulary of … Continue reading

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English Grammar to Ace New Testament Greek

Samuel Lamerson, English Grammar to Ace New Testament Greek (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2004); 110 pages, $8.99. Ignorance of English grammar is one of the greatest stumbling blocks for students of New Testament Greek. Those who overcome often leave Greek Grammar claiming to … Continue reading

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The Case for the Psalms: A Review

N.T. Wright’s A Case for the Psalms: Why They Are Essential is a quick and pleasant read. Atypical of books written by scholars on  the Psalms, Wright does not spend time digging into the intricacies of Hebrew poetry, the nature of … Continue reading

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The Trellis and the Vine: A Brief Review

At the urging of my pastor, I picked up the book The Trellis and the Vine by Colin Marshall and Tony Payne. Colin and Tony tackle the ever-important issue of ministry in the context of the local church. The book opens with … Continue reading

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Home- Marilynne Robinson

I have been on a bit of a fiction roll this past week.  I just recently finished reading Marilynne Robinson’s novel, Home.  This novel runs alongside her previous novel Gilead.  James Wood, in his review of the book, writes, “Home … Continue reading

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As One Devil to Another: A Review & Contest Winner

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher, Tyndale. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. As One Devil to Another is a series of correspondences … Continue reading

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The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner’s Semster at America’s Holiest University

The other day I finished reading/listening to Gilead.  I perused Audible’s Semi-Annual sale list in hopes of finding a new and cheap read.  I found Kevin Roose’s book, “The Unlikely Disciple.”  The book’s cover and its title were, at first, a … Continue reading

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Free Book: As One Devil To Another

Recently, I received an advanced copy of Richard Platt’s new book, “As One Devil to Another.”  The book is a spinoff of C. S. Lewis’ diabolical work, “Screwtape Letters.”  On April 26th I will post a review of the book and announce a … Continue reading

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“In the Original Text It Says:” A Review

[edit: I apologize to Energion Press for forgetting to thank them for a complementary review copy of the book.  I should also mention that Energion placed no restrictions on my review, and I have tried to present its content in … Continue reading

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