Interview by Matthew Claridge–   Jim Orrick, Professor of Literature and Culture at Boyce College, has written a little gem of a book, A Year with George Herbert: A Guide to Fifty-Two of His Best Loved Poems. When it comes to devotional material outside of the Bible, the poetry of George Herbert is difficult to…

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Don’t miss this week’s book giveaways! In light of the just released May issue of Credo Magazine, “Chosen by Grace,” we are giving away two books from B&H that you will want to get your hands on. To find out what books and how you can win, click here.

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Don’t miss this week’s book giveaways! In light of the just released May issue of Credo Magazine, “Chosen by Grace,” we are giving away two books from B&H that you will want to get your hands on. To find out what books and how you can win, click here.

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[Note: this review was first published in Christianity and Literature] Wayfaring: Essays Pleasant and Unpleasant. By Alan Jacobs. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010. Pp. xiv + 154. Reviewed by Matthew Barrett The title of Alan Jacobs’ new book, Wayfaring: Essays Pleasant and Unpleasant, needs interpretation. First, Jacobs has chosen the essay as his medium for communication and…

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By Timothy Raymond – While every pastoral counseling situation is unique, it’s also true that “no temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man” (1 Corinthians 10:13; ESV).  I’m certainly not a professional counselor, but I have done enough biblical counseling to notice some patterns in thinking and interpreting problems.  If you do…

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By Matthew Barrett– Four Views on Christian Spirituality (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology). Contributors include: Bradley Nassif, Scott Hahn, Joseph D. Driskill, Evan Howard. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2012. Zondervan has published another counterpoints book, this time focusing on the nature of the Christian spirituality. The representatives are very diverse. Bradley Nassif represents Eastern Orthodoxy, Scott Hahn…

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The May issue of Credo Magazine, “Chosen by Grace,” is here and we have some excellent articles and columns for you to read. Today we would like to highlight the feature articles. Let God be God: Martin Luther on Predestination, by Timothy George Calvin’s First Controversy, by Paul Helm Chosen by Grace Alone, by Matthew…

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Don’t miss this week’s book giveaways! In light of the just released May issue of Credo Magazine, “Chosen by Grace,” we are giving away two books from B&H that you will want to get your hands on. To find out what books and how you can win, click here.

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By Steve Weaver– Andrew Fuller (1754-1815) was born on February 6, 1754 in the village of Wicken in Cambridgeshire, England.  He was born into a family of Baptists at a time when the Particular Baptists of England were strongly influenced by what is known as hyper or high Calvinism. Hyper-Calvinism is a term used to…

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The May issue of Credo Magazine, “Chosen by Grace,” is here! And we are giving away books too! This week here are the books we are giving away: Counseling the Hard Cases: True Stories Illustrating the Sufficiency of God’s Resources in Scripture. Edited by Stuart Scott and Heath Lambert. Nashville: B&H, 2012. Biblical counselors have…

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Guerite, you are this week’s winner! You have won: RetroChristianity: Reclaiming the Forgotten Faith. By Michael J. Svigel. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2012. The Explicit Gospel. By Matt Chandler with Jared Wilson. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2012. To the rest of you, come back next week for more book giveaways. And if you have not done so,…

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By Paul Helm– In response to the charge that Christian theology, indeed the Christian religion, is nothing other than words about words about words, we have seen that our minds and our senses are to be used in a quite natural way in coming to understand our faith. The Christian message is in this sense…

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