Online Reviews of Banner Books 2012 No. 2
‘Ah! the wonderful thought of it . . . of such a place as Heaven . . . The book . . . extols the joys and blessings that await us as Disciples of Christ in our future and eternal home’
[Harold Cameron on Paul D. Wolfe’s Setting Our Sights on Heaven.]
Below are links to selected online reviews of Banner titles, mostly posted February-March 2012. The views expressed are of course those of the respective bloggers. For each title mentioned, a link is also provided to the appropriate page of the Banner online Bookstore, where orders can be placed.
Setting Our Sights on Heaven: Why It’s Hard And Why It’s Worth It
by Paul D. Wolfe
Harold Cameron (Springbrook, Pennsylvania) on his eponymous blog.
Greg Metcalf (Longwiew, Washington) on his Gospel-driven Disciples blog.
John MacArthur: Servant of the Word and Flock
by Iain H. Murray
Dane Ortlund (Wheaton, Illinois) at The Gospel Coalition.
A Way to Pray: A Biblical Method for Enriching Your Prayer Life and Language by Shaping Your Words with Scripture
by Matthew Henry, edited and revised by O. Palmer Robertson
Harold Cameron (Springbrook, Pennsylvania) on his blog.
Revival and Revivalism: The Making and Marring of American Evangelicalism, 1750-1858
by Iain H. Murray
Bobby Jamieson (Louisville, Kentucky) in the 9Marks Journal.
Fraser: Not a Private Matter
by Fraser Tallach with John Tallach and David Tallach
Jeremy Roe (Ossett, West Yorkshire) at the Talking Shop blog.
My Life & Books: Reminiscences of S. M. Houghton
by Sidney M. Houghton
Jeremy Walker (Crawley, West Sussex) on his The Wanderer blog.
John Owen on the Christian Life
by Sinclair B. Ferguson
Erik Raymond (Omaha, Nebraska) on his Ordinary Pastor blog.
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