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BOOK REVIEW: Christ the Way: Augustine’s Theology of Wisdom

Editor’s note: This post first appeared in Ad Fontes, a publication of the Davenant Institute. Quinn, Benjamin T. Christ the Way: Augustine’s Theology of Wisdom. Bellingham, WA: Lexham Academic, 2022. At the end of the first paragraph of his Confessions, Augustine famously wrote, “for Thou hast made us for Thee and our heart is [restless] …

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A New Great Awakening

America is caught up in a new great awakening. Students of Christian history in America will recall the revivals that swept the nation, leading to repentance and renewed spiritual fervor in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Ours is a similar revival, touching all of society. Scores of people confess their sins daily, renounce the ways …

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BOOK REVIEW: Os Guinness, Fool’s Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion

Os Guinness, Fool’s Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion (Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2015), 272 pgs. Summary: Evangelical apologist Os Guinness (1941-    ) has written a book laying out a framework of Christian apologetics as a form persuasive speech or rhetoric. Dr. Guinness believes that it is particularly important that we recover the art …

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Baptists & Race Is Focus of Book by BibleMesh’s Roach

The Southern Baptist Convention’s turn toward racial reconciliation gained traction from biblical teachings, not the social gospel or liberal theology, David Roach writes in a new book, The Southern Baptist Convention & Civil Rights, 1954-1995: Conservative Theology, Segregation, and Change. “Over time, leaders in the SBC showed Southern Baptists that the Bible demanded a change,” …

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BOOK REVIEW: Covenant

Block, Daniel I. Covenant: The Framework of God’s Plan of Redemption. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2021. 704 pages. Hardcover. 9780801097881. $54.99. Introduction Daniel Block is well-known as being one of the premier evangelical scholars of our day. He is a retired Old Testament (OT) professor of Wheaton College, yet continues his scholarly work. His published …

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Gregg R. Allison, Roman Catholic Theology and Practice: An Evangelical Assessment

Crossway, 2014, 493 pgs. Summary: A summation and chapter by chapter assessment of the Catechism of the Catholic Church by Dr. Gregg R. Allison, professor at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and former Cru missionary to Italy and Notre Dame University in Indiana. His basic analysis is founded on the fundamental difference between Roman Catholic and Protestants on …

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