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BOOK REVIEW: Christ our Life, by Michael Reeves [Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2014], 112 pages, paperback, £9.99, ISBN 978 1 84227 758 4. In Christ our Life Michael Reeves follows up his widely appreciated treatment of the doctrine of the Trinity, […]

Category Book Reviews
Date October 9, 2014
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‘Dripping with doctrine yet easy to follow, with apt illustration and rich vocabulary, this book can be placed in the hands of the newest believer or the oldest saint for their spiritual nourishment and growth in grace.’ – Bob Thomas […]

Category Book Reviews
Date October 7, 2014
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This1 is a glorious book on a glorious subject. The prince of preachers Charles Spurgeon (1834-1892) outlines seven great achievements that Jesus Christ won for us. Christ, he explains, is the end of the law, the conqueror of Satan, the […]

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Category Book Reviews
Date September 22, 2014
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As one who a number of years ago greatly enjoyed and benefitted from reading the biography of Benjamin M. Palmer,1 it is a great treat now to be able to read this selection of his popular writings,2 originally written for […]

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Date August 18, 2014
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The Presbyterian Church in Scotland is heir to a rich theological tradition, and one of the glories of that tradition is its passion for the doctrine of the atonement. There were several reasons for this. One was that our preachers […]

Category Book Reviews
Date August 4, 2014
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Reading Benjamin Morgan Palmer is like finding a rare jewel. His gripping style, theological acuteness, pastoral brilliance, and warm sympathy with sinners combine in a way that makes his kind scarce, even among great authors. He is in the list […]

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Category Book Reviews
Date July 16, 2014
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‘Murray’s writing encourages the reader to be a thinking Christian, discerning the signs of the times. As a good historian he not only educates us about the past but applies to the present. As a good preacher he not only […]

Category Book Reviews
Date July 4, 2014
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Church historian Prof David Calhoun is well known as the author of a significant two-volume history of Princeton Seminary1, 2 and now is the biographer of Dr William Childs Robinson, a man who had a great influence for good in […]

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Category Book Reviews
Date June 25, 2014
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Dr Nick Willborn, editor of the Trust’s recent new title Selected Writings of Benjamin Morgan Palmer, is interviewed by William Hill on the Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary podcast Confessing Our Hope.

Category Book Reviews
Date June 18, 2014
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Book Review: Beginning Biblical Hebrew: A Grammar And Illustrated Reader, John A. Cook and Robert D. Holmstedt [Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013], 324 pages, paperback, ISBN 978 0 80104 886 9. Of the writing of Hebrew textbooks there is no […]

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Category Book Reviews
Date June 16, 2014
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Sometimes a book surprises the Christian as he reads. A smallish paperback, a modest cover, an eclectic name1 might not at first glance cry: ‘Read me! Read me!’. But when the author’s name is Iain Murray, the Banner men will […]

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Category Book Reviews
Date June 11, 2014
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Surely the best books are those that keep close to Scripture, and we have never known a book that keeps closer than this. The Christian’s Great Enemy1 opens up, explains and applies 1 Peter 5:8-11 – Be sober, be vigilant; […]

Category Book Reviews
Date May 30, 2014
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‘an affordable paperback containing some of the most heavenly and sweet teaching I have ever had the pleasure of enjoying . . . You simply will not hear sermons like this today, but you can read 20 here that will […]

Category Book Reviews
Date May 7, 2014
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A review by Kenneth D. Macleod of David B. Calhoun’s Our Southern Zion: Old Columbia Seminary (1828-1927).1 The author has previously written two highly-interesting volumes on Princeton Theological Seminary, from its inception in 1812 until it was transformed into a […]

Category Book Reviews
Date April 8, 2014
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Book Review: God in the Whirlwind: How the holy-love of God reorients our world, David F. Wells [Nottingham: IVP, 2014], 272 pages, paperback. Starting with God in the Wasteland (1994), David Wells has written four influential books exposing and critiquing […]

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Category Book Reviews
Date April 4, 2014
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