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Editorial: Learning from John Owen

Why should we study people from the past, especially the distant past? Why not merely focus on current issues that the church faces, for after all, what do people from a previous era have to teach us today? Two responses can be given to these questions, one from Scripture and the second from experience. First,…

John Owen Timeline

Being John Owen

Michael A. G. Haykin is is Professor of Church History and Biblical Spirituality at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also Adjunct Professor of Church History and Spirituality at Toronto Baptist Seminary in Ontario, Canada. Dr. Haykin is the author of many books, including “At the Pure Fountain of Thy Word”: Andrew Fuller As…

Justification by Faith Alone: The Perspectives of William Kiffen and John Owen

Shawn D. Wright is the Associate Professor of Church History at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he also earned his PhD in Church History. Dr. Wright is the author of numerous articles and of Theodore Beza: The Man and the Myth (Christian Focus, 2015). In addition to his responsibilities at Southern Seminary, he is…

Socinianism and John Owen

Lee Gatiss is the Director of Church Society, an Anglican Evangelical ministry based in the United Kingdom, and Lecturer in Church History at Union School of Theology. He has studied history and theology at Oxford, Cambridge, and Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, and trained for ministry at Oak Hill Theological College in London. Having served churches…

John Owen, Richard Baxter and the Battle for Calvin in Later-Seventeenth-Century England

Tim Cooper is Associate Professor of Church History in the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He earned his PhD from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He is the author of John Owen, Richard Baxter and the Formation of Nonconformity (Ashgate, 2011) and Fear and Polemic in Seventeenth-Century…

John Owen and the Traditional Protestant View of the Hebrew Old Testament

Russell T. Fuller is Professor of Old Testament Interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He earned his PhD in the Old Testament from Hebrew Union University. Dr. Fuller is the author of numerous articles and An Invitation to Biblical Hebrew (Kregel, 2006) and the forthcoming An Invitation to Biblical Hebrew Syntax: An Intermediate Grammar…

“… And Yet be Loth to Die?” Death and Dying in the Theologies of John Owen and Richard Baxter

Herman J. Selderhuis is professor of Church History at the Theological University Apeldoorn in the Netherlands and director of Refo500, the international platform on projects related to the 16th Century. He wrote his PhD on “Marriage and Divorce in the Thought of Martin Bucer” (1997) and is the author and editor of several books, including…

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Book Reviews

From a 540 to the 10/40: A skateboarder’s journey to SBTS

Freddy Sinarahua formerly a semi-pro skateboarder with big dreams but a messy spiritual life, Freddy Sinarahua saw a failed job prospect turn into a life-changing relationship.

A.T. Robertson’s unsinkable Greek grammar

A.T. Robertson’s Greek Grammar Learn the story of sacrifice and struggle behind one of the most important Greek grammars of the 20th century.

GREEKONOMICS: How to set goals, manage your time, and grow your Greek

Greek in seminary is hard; keeping up with it after you finish your required classes is a different kind of challenge. Robert L. Plummer gives you the tools and encouragement to keep your Greek New Testament open.

Book Reviews: ‘Engaging with Jewish People’;’A Syntax Guide for Readers of the Greek New Testament’;’Among Wolves’;’The Lost Sermons of C.H. Spurgeon’

Engaging with Jewish People: Understanding Their World Sharing Good News by Randy Newman (The Good Book Company 2016, $11.99) Review by Annie Corser In Engaging with Jewish People, Randy Newman tackles the challenge of sharing the gospel with Jewish people. Raised in a Jewish family, Newman outlines who Jewish people are, pieces of their history, and…

Feature review: Work and Our Labor in the Lord

God gave men stewardship of the land and all life on it. All tasks man undertakes in God’s world can be seen in relationship to that original commission.

Working with purpose: Hamilton discusses new book on biblical theology of work

Work is not incidental to Creation, but a fundamental purpose of humanity’s role as image bearers of God, writes James M. Hamilton Jr. in his new book.

3 Questions with Raleigh Sadler

3 Questions with Raleigh Sadler, Founder, Let My People Go; director of justice ministries, Metropolitan New York Baptist Association

Polishing the glimmerings of God’s design in the classical world

Meet Harvard graduate and new Boyce College professor Tyler Flatt and his vision for classical education.