For the Truth.
For the Church.
For the World.
For the Glory of God.

Volume 16, Issue 03

October 2017

Luther, Erasmus, and the textual legacy of the Reformation

Luther disagreed with the theology of Desiderius Erasmus, yet he and the entire Reformation benefitted enormously from his translation work.

From Pulaski County to Podolsk, Russia

Melissa Tucker feels most at home within the classroom

Luther’s timely discovery of a merciful God

Church history professor Michael A.G. Haykin takes you to a critical moment for Christianity. For a German monk, it was decades of spiritual struggle in the making.

Questions you’ve always wanted to ask about the Reformers

Luther did not set out to start a new movement what he saw was that the church needed to be reformed not only in its morals, but also in its doctrine.

3 Questions with Rod Dreher

Rod Dreher Author of The Benedict Option and senior editor at The American Conservative What is one argument you make in The Benedict Option that has been broadly misunderstood or misrepresented in media coverage? Oh, this one is as easy as it is frustrating: People thinking that I’m calling for Christians to head for the…

Feature review: Greek For Life

Greek For Life: Strategies for Learning, Retaining, and Reviving New Testament Greek (Baker Academic 2017, $19.99) by Robert L. Plummer and Benjamin L. Merkle In seminary culture, most students are intimidated at the task of mastering the biblical languages. It takes hours of memorizing vocabulary, paradigms, and the exceptions to the rules. However, for a Christian,…

Book Reviews: ‘Living Life Backward’; ‘Sing! How Worship Transforms Your Life, Family, and Church’; ‘Only a Holy God’; ‘Luther: A Spiritual Biography’

Living Life Backward by David Gibson (Crossway 2017, $17.99) Review by Sean Corser What do you get when you blend commentary of one of Scripture’s most complex books (Ecclesiastes) with practical and biblical applications for everyday living? Living Life Backward by David Gibson. Gibson begins each chapter with the passage of Ecclesiastes to be examined,…

Plummer invites you to retool your Greek

New Testament professor Robert L. Plummer has been helping Southern students learn Greek for 15 years. Now he spends much of his time helping them retain it.