The Drama of Doctrine: A Book Summary

The Drama of Doctrine: A Canonical-Linguistic Approach to Christian Theology by Kevin J. Vanhoozer. Westminster John Knox: Louisville, 2005. 493pp. $39.95. According to the author, “The present book sets forth a postconservative, canonical-linguistic theology and a...

Reclaiming the Center: A Book Summary

Reclaiming the Center: Confronting Evangelical Accommodation in Postmodern Times Millard J. Erickson, Paul Kjoss Helseth, Justin Taylor, eds. In an effort to respond to post-conservative evangelicals that have challenged the presuppositions and foundations of popular...

Beyond Foundationalism: A Book Summary

I was recently encouraged to post some book summaries I am writing for my Theological Methods seminar this semester. These are not summaries that would be up to the stellar quality found in a published magazine, but, I hope, are helpful nonetheless. Here is the first...

Engaging Contemporary Culture

Series of four lectures by Jerram Barrs: 1)Friday Night Session I: Cooperating with God’s Testimony in the Lives of Unbelievers 2) Echoes of Eden in Literature, Legend and Myth 3) The Evangelism of Jesus: Parables for a Mixed Gathering 4) Acts 17: Paul and the...

The Lure of Opposition

One of the traps I have seen set for me while studying – not that it has not been set before and not that I have not tripped it – is the desire to be a contrarian. You read all these books and you want really bad to make a name for yourself or show that...