Martin's May 2018 Book List
Below is a summary of the books reviewed in May's Book List
When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment by Ryan Anderson
"This should be read by anyone who wants to understand the impact that the transgender movement is having on Western culture"
The Morals of the Story: Good News about a Good God by David and Marybeth Baggett
"This is a book that all thinking Christians ought to be buying and giving away to their non-Christian friends. Rational apologetics at its best."
Ministry of the Word by Wallace Benn
"This book is an excellent resource that highlights in a clear and concise fashion what the ministry of the Word needs to involve. Highly recommended."
Interpreting Scripture with the Great Tradition: Recovering the Genius of Premodern Exegesis by Craig A Carter
"Even if one does not agree with Carter’s argument, this is a book which is definitely worth reading by anyone who is concerned with how we should interpret the Bible in accordance with its God given nature."
Reading Theology in the Protestant Tradition by Kelly M Kapic and Hans Madueme (eds.)
"This is a very useful introductory guide which identifies classic works we need to read and provides reliable introductions to assist us to read them with understanding."
Marriage, Family and Relationships: Biblical, Doctrinal and Contemporary Perspectives by Thomas Noble, Sarah Whittle and Philip Johnston (eds.)
"It is a book which deserves reading by anyone who wants to take Scripture and the Christian tradition seriously while also taking seriously the challenges posed to the Church by developments in contemporary culture."
Micah for You by Stephen Um
"This is a clear and inspiring Christian commentary on Micah which could be used with profit as the basis for personal and group Bible study and as the basis for a sermon series on Micah."
A Transforming Vision: Knowing and Loving the Triune God by George Westhaver (ed.)
"An important collection of essays that provides a snapshot of scholarly current thinking about the importance of the doctrine of the Trinity for Christian theology and Christian living."
Death and the Afterlife: Biblical Perspectives on Ultimate Questions by Paul R Williamson
"This book is a clear and reliable guide to the issues it covers. If you want to know what the Bible has to say about death and the afterlife then this book will tell you."
Paul: A Biography by Tom Wright
"This is now the new standard biography of St. Paul and Evangelicals need to engage with it."
The full list can be found here.