Other discussion of Bates, “Salvation by allegiance”

In commenting about theLAB’s interview with Matthew Bates, I overlooked having saved a couple other recent interactions with his Salvation by Allegiance Alone: Rethinking Faith, Works, and the Gospel of Jesus the King (Baker, 2017): Nijay Gupta provides a friendly, largely affirmative, and probing set of thoughts. Thomas Schreiner expresses his appreciation for some of the volume’s core […]

Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 58, no. 1

The Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 58, no. 1 includes: Thomas Schreiner, “Some Reflections on Sola Fidei“ Gregory Goswell, “Having the Last Say: The End of the OT” Terrance Wardlaw, “Shaddai, Providence, and the Narrative Structure of Ruth” Brian Tabb, “Salvation, Spreading, and Suffering: God’s Unfolding Plan in Luke-Acts” Ben Witherington III, “‘Almost Thou Persuadest Me […]

Schreiner, The King in His Beauty

Baker and the Stone-Campbell Journal were kind enough to provide a copy of Tom Schreiner’s The King in His Beauty: A Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments. According to the publisher’s description, Schreiner: offers a substantial and accessibly written overview of the whole Bible. He traces the storyline of the scriptures from the standpoint of biblical […]

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (April 15, 2013)

The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Jewish Scriptures and Cognate Studies Gary M. Beckman, Trevor R. Bryce, and Eric H. Cline, The Ahhiyawa Texts, reviewed by Paul Sanders Walter Brueggemann, David and His Theologian: Literary, Social, and Theological Investigations of the Early Monarchy, reviewed by Andrea Ravasco James L. Crenshaw, Reading Job: A Literary and Theological […]

Bird, ed., Four Views on the Apostle Paul

The folks at Zondervan sponsored this year’s Institute for Biblical Research meeting reception. In addition to the deserts there, they very kindly provided attending members with a copy of the recent (2012) Counterpoints volume on Paul, edited by Michael Bird. According to the publisher’s description: The apostle Paul was a vital force in the development […]