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Table of Contents (Winter 2014)

Resurrection Stephen J. Wellum                                                                                                  5 Editorial: Reflections on the Glorious Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ Mitchell L. Chase                                                                                                      9 “From Dust You Shall Arise:” Resurrection Hope in the Old Testament Raymond Johnson                                                                                                  31 Matthew 27:51-54 Revisited: A Narratological Re-Appropriation Lee Tankersley                                                                                                          51 Raised for Our Justification: The Resurrection and Penal Substitution A. B. Caneday                                                                                                           …

Southern Seminary Magazine | Spring 2015

Spring 2015

Book Reviews (Winter 2014)

Galatians. Concordia Commentary. By A. Andrew Das. St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 2014, lxix, 738 pp., $54.99 hardback. A. Andrew Das serves as the Donald W. and Betty J. Buik Chair of Religious Studies at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, IL. His fresh and substantial contribution to the Concordia Commentary series represents some of the…

Towers | February 2015

SBJT 18.3: Deuteronomy (Complete)

Table of Contents (Fall 2014)

Deuteronomy Editorial: Reading Deuteronomy for God’s People Today: Stephen J. Wellum 3 Has Any People Heard the Voice of God Speaking … And Survived?: R. Albert Mohler, Jr. 7 The Glory of God in Salvation through Judgment in Deuteronomy: James M. Hamilton, Jr. 19 The Relationship of Deuteronomy to the Covenant at Sinai: Peter J.…

Book Reviews (Fall 2014)

Covenant Theology: A Baptist Distinctive. Edited by Earl M. Blackburn.  Birmingham, AL: Solid Ground Christian books, 2013, 163 pp., $18.00 paper. In recent Evangelical scholarship, scholars have discussed much the biblical covenants. This is especially true in regard to how the covenants should be interpreted in relation to covenant and dispensational theology. Covenant Theology: A Baptist…

Towers | Dec-Jan 2015

Towers | November 2014

Can revival come?

  Editor’s note: This week at Southern Seminary we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry. In light of this, the following article is adapted from Billy Graham’s message at the Oct. 14, 1993, worship service held at Freedom Hall in Louisville during inauguration ceremonies for R. Albert…

SBJT 18.2 : George Whitefield (Complete)

Table of Contents (Summer 2014)

Book Reviews (Summer 2014)

Paul and the Faithfulness of God: Christian Origins and the Question of God. By N. T. Wright. 2 vols. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2013. Xv + 1,696 pp., $89.00 paper. N. T. Wright continues to be amazingly productive. In this two volume work on Paul, Wright, resumes his multi-volume work on “Christian Origins and the Question of…

How to have a rich seminary journey

 **This article was originally posted in March of this year. If seminarians will learn the habit of thinking about God’s truth as a means of enjoying him, then they will not waste their theological education, said John Piper during a special, pre-convocation chapel service, Jan. 23, at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “[tweetable]God gave you…

Table of Contents (Spring 2014)

Reflections on Persecution Editorial: Stephen J. Wellum 3 Thinking about the New Covenant and Persecution: Gregory C. Cochran 7 Christian Persecution as Explained by Jesus (Matthew 5:10-12): Gregory C. Cochran 33 What Kind of Persecution is Happening to Christians Around the World?: Paul Hartog 49 The Maltreatment of Early Christians: Refinement and Response: G. Stephen Weaver, Jr. 81 “Patiently…

Book Reviews (Spring 2014)

Evangelical Theology: A Biblical and Systematic Introduction. By Michael F. Bird. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2013, 912 pp., $49.99. Writing a systematic theology has to be among the more difficult scholarly tasks. The breadth of disciplinary competence needed is staggering. Add to that, especially in the case of a single volume text, the need to condense,…

Book Reviews (Summer 2010)

The preachers responsibility: frame a biblical understanding of the Christian life

  [tweetable]Preaching — the practice of expositing God’s Word to God’s people — has fallen on hard times.[/tweetable] On the one hand, the large number of evangelical pastors I know who remain committed to faithful biblical exposition greatly encourages me. These men know the purpose and the power of preaching God’s Word. On the other…