Celebrations of the Reformation each October typically revolve around the larger-than-life reformer, Martin Luther. On this Reformation Day, however, I would like to wind the clock forward two decades after Luther posted his monumental 95 theses to a debate you may never have heard of before, namely, the Reformation debate between John Calvin and Cardinal…

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By Matthew Barrett– Reformation Day is almost upon us! Today I want to recommend some exciting and valuable new resources from Ligonier Ministries. Luther and the Reformation (CD or DVD). By R. C. Sproul. Centuries after his death, Martin Luther is celebrated as an intellectual giant, a brave opponent of corruption, a shaper of culture,…

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In light of Reformation Day this week, and the forthcoming anniversary of the Reformation in 2017, we want to take a minute to share with you the work one organization is doing to bring lay people, pastors, and scholars all around the world together to discuss the Reformation, its impact, and its future. That organization…

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Reformation Day is almost upon us. Today, tomorrow, and Wednesday we will focus each blog post around Reformation history. Today on Credo we welcome Herman Selderhuis. Selderhuis is professor of Church History at the Theological University Apeldoorn (the Netherlands) and director of Refo500, the international platform of institutions and activities related to the jubilee of the…

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Open publication – Free publishing To view the Magazine as a PDF The new issue of Credo Magazine is here! “Francis Schaeffer at 100.” And here are the books we are giving away: DeYoung, Kevin. The Hole in Our Holiness: Filling the Gap between Gospel Passion and the Pursuit of Godliness. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2012.…

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DAVID NORMAN! Congrats, David. You have won the following books: Bock, Darrell. Theology of Luke and Acts: God’s Promised Program, Realized for All Nations. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2012. Sweiss, Khaldoun A., and Chad V. Meister, eds. Christian Apologetics: An Anthology of Primary Sources Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2012. Four Views on the Apostle Paul. Contributors include:…

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 By Matthew Barrett– Barber, Dan C., and Robert A. Peterson. Life Everlasting: The Unfolding Story of Heaven. Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R, 2012. It is not too often that you see a book written on heaven. Here is what the book is all about: Life Everlasting is about Heaven – our final salvation – but in looking…

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By Thomas Schreiner– We come today to one of the most controversial chapters in Revelation, one where sincere and good believers disagree on some of the details. I really only have time to explain to you how I understand the chapter. Again I say, “Test all things and hold fast to what is good!” We…

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By Matthew Barrett– Open publication – Free publishing In the most recent issue of Credo Magazine, “Francis Schaeffer at 100,” I had the pleasure of interviewing Udo W. Middelmann. Udo holds degrees in Law from Freiburg University, Germany, and in Theology from Covenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis, MO, USA. He has also worked with Dr.…

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 Bolt, Peter. Living with the Underworld. Kingsford, NSW [Australia]: Matthias Media, 2007. Review by Timothy R. Raymond – Living with the Underworld is by far the best book I have come across on the “darker” topics of Scripture, namely death, Satan, demons, and spiritual warfare.  And perhaps the reason the book is so good is…

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West, John, ed. The Magician’s Twin: C. S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society. Seattle: Discovery Institute Press, 2012. Review by Richard Weikart— Did C. S. Lewis believe in evolution or was he a skeptic of Darwinism?  Was Lewis anti-scientific, as some of his contemporaries alleged?  Why was Lewis so disturbed by the threat of…

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