Book Review: Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament, by D. A. Carson and G. K. BealeReview by Jim Hamilton | 9Marks Journal: Church & Culture | 03.02.2010
This new commentary will establish its place among those reference works that every student and teacher of the Bible will constantly consult. There is simply nothing else like is.
Wright appeals to many because he is brilliant and fascinating, and some of what he says is helpful. But his failure to emphasize the centrality of the gospel is troubling.
The inherent instability of theological liberalism is critical.
The success or failure of the whole liberal agenda hinges on a patient public-relations campaign.
Do we believe that hell is a part of the perfection of God’s justice? If not, we have far greater theological problems than those localized to hell.
The day is coming when the cultural intellectual elites of evangelicalism—the institutions and the individuals—will face a tough decision.
Liberalism is a heresy of evangelicalism. Evangelicals often miss this point.
I remain convinced that there is still a place for being “evangelical.” Why? Quite simply, because we still have the evangel.
If there’s no steady diet of biblical theology, what do our churches and church members really lose?
Must the sermon be a monologue? If not, should it be?
How do I preach expositional sermons to uneducated hearers?
God regenerates us and then we believe, and hence regeneration precedes our conversion.
To put it another way, the local church itself is the best and biblically-prescribed “evangelism program.”
Walk into Capitol Hill Baptist Church’s “bookstall” and you’ll find these books on biblical theology for sale.