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Volume 14, Issue 09

May 2016

Evangelical leaders esteem Reformation heritage at T4G

Finding God in Gitmo: Army vet reunites with military chaplain for T4G

What has Louisville to do with Rome?: A Catholic’s perspective on a Reformation-themed T4G

At one of the most unlikely places, I met one of the most unlikely T4G attendees. While waiting for the seminary shuttles on the morning of the conference’s second day, I met Damien, a native of Krakow, Poland, making his first visit to the United States. According to official numbers, Damien was the only Polish…

Spurgeon’s Sword: Collection of preacher’s books now on display in SBTS library

Now on display at the James P. Boyce Centennial Library is a sample of a newly acquired collection of Charles Haddon Spurgeon books. Spurgeon (June 19, 1834 – January 31, 1892) became England’s most famous Baptist preacher of the 19th century, pastoring London’s Metropolitan Tabernacle for over 30 years. Spurgeon edited The Sword and the…

‘That you may believe’: Cook talks new Gospel of John commentary

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below, William F. Cook, professor of New Testament interpretation, discusses his new commentary, John: Jesus Christ is God, with Towers writer Andrew J.W. Smith.   AJWS: There’s been so much written about the gospel of John. Why write this commentary? WC: When I wrote this commentary, I realized that some of the great commentaries in recent years…

Feature review — John: Jesus Christ is God

John: Jesus Christ is God (Christian Focus 2016, $15.99), William F. Cook III Review by Andrew J.W. Smith The late New Testament scholar Leon Morris once likened the Gospel of John to “a pool in which a child may wade and an elephant can swim.” Perhaps more than any other Gospel, John’s apparent simplicity (parts…

Book reviews: ‘In the Beginning Was the Word’; ‘A Camaraderie of Confidence’; ‘Unashamed’; ‘Discipling’

In the Beginning Was the Word: The Bible in American Public Life, 1492-1783 Mark A. Noll Review by S. Craig Sanders One of the more interesting recent studies on the Protestant Reformation, historian Mark A. Noll’s In the Beginning Was the Word explores how the printing of the English Bible, its dissemination, and biblical authority shaped colonial…

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