Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary

18 May 2015

Book Giveaway and Some Summer Reading

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In a few days, we’re going to give away a couple of books to one of our readers. The books we are giving away are Five Views on Biblical Inerrancy and Four Views on the Historical Adam, both in the Counterpoints series published by Zondervan. In order to enter the drawing for these books, you need to leave a comment below. In your comment, please list two or three books you are hoping to read this summer.

I’ll start the ball rolling by offering a few titles from my summer reading list:

Baptists in America: A History by Thomas Kidd and Barry Hankins

Nothing: A Very Short Introduction by Frank Close

Perspectives on the Atonement: Three Views edited by Andrew Naselli and Mark Snoeberger

In order to be eligible for the drawing, comments must be posted before 11pm (EST) on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The winner will be announced on the blog the following day.

28 Responses

  1. Peter Albrecht

    A Systematic Theology of Biblical Christianity by Dr. Rolland McCune.

    The Pastoral Epistles by George Knight (part of the New International Greek Testament Commentary series).

  2. Kevin DeYoung’s new book on homosexuality.

    I’m continuing to read John Frame’s Systematic Theology, but not sure if I’ll finish it this summer! On page 786 out of >1100.

  3. Books on the docket for this summer include Kaiser’s Toward Old Testament Ethics, The World and the Word: An Introduction to the Old Testament, and The God Who Makes Himself Known by Blackburn.

  4. Ben

    Keller’s “Center Church”
    Dever & Dunlop’s “The Compelling Community”
    Bauder & Delnay’s “One in Hope and Doctrine”

    J.J., “Lone Star” is outstanding! It came highly recommended when I moved to Texas, and though it dragged at some points, it was well worth it.

  5. Abraham Armenta

    Chronicles of Narnia series and La Biblia de las Americas Spanish Bible Translation.

  6. Scott Christensen

    Walter C. Kaiser’s “Revive Us Again”
    Mark J. Boda, Gordon T. Smith, eds. “Repentance in Christian Theology”
    Kevin DeYoung, What Does the Bible really Teach About Homosexuality?”

  7. Brad Kelly

    The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

    Him We Proclaim: Preaching Christ from All the Scriptures, by Dennis E. Johnson

    Jesus’ Blood and Righteousness: Paul’s Theology of Imputation, by Brian Vickers

  8. Greidanus “The Modern Preacher and the Ancient Text”

    Clark “Thales to Dewey: a history of philosophy”

    Hays “From every People and Nation: a biblical theology of race”

  9. Aaron

    “The Art of Biblical Narrative” by Robert Alter

    “Invitation to the Classics” ed. Louise Cowan

    “Faith and Reason” by Nash

    “Perspectives on the Extent of the Atonement: 3 Views”

  10. Ryan Meyer

    One in Hope and Doctrine by Kevin Bauder and Robert Delnay
    The NT and the People of God by N. T. Wright

  11. Taigen Joos

    Know the Creeds and Councils, Justin Holcomb
    Letters of Samuel Rutherford, Andrew Bonar
    By the Waters of Babylon, Scott Aniol

  12. David Tue

    Biblical Words and Their Meaning by Moises Silva
    On the Incarnation by Athanasius of Alexandra

  13. David R. Alves

    Working through Michael Horton’s Ordinary as well as Paul Miller’s A Loving Life. I also want to check off more of the books I got/received from Shepherd’s Conference this year, like Packer’s Fundamentalism & the Word of God. Speaking of Packer, I think I’ll finally read his Knowing God.

    I’m glad one of the giveaways is the atonement book! I’ve had it on my to be read list.

  14. Doug Adamson

    Perspectives on Tithing: Four Views, edited by David Croteau.

    The Twilight of the American Enlightenment by George Marsden.

    Pulpit Crimes by James White

  15. Tripp Goodwin

    Wise Counsel: John Newton’s Letters to John Ryland Jr by Grant Gordon
    You Lift Me Up by Albert Martin
    The Hammer of God by Bo Geirtz

  16. Jason Woelm

    I plan to read The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit by George Smeaton, The Messianic Hope: Is the Hebrew Bible Really Messianic? By Michael Rydelinik, and What’s Best Next by Matt Perman.

  17. 1. Mapping Apologetics, by Brian Morley
    2. Justification and Variegated Nomism, edited by D. A. Carson and Peter O’Brien
    3. Pierced for Our Transgressions, by Steve Jeffrey, Michael Ovey, and Andrew Sach

  18. Kent Hobi

    Less than words can say

    Cultural literacy

    The Abolition of Man

    Recalling the Hope of Glory

  19. Jerry Goodwin

    From Heaven He Came And Sought Her
    For The Fame of God’s Name
    Baptist In America, A History

  20. Jonathan Cook

    Life in Christ by Jeremy Walker

    The Next Story by Tim Challies

    The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards Edited by Hart, Lucas, and Nichols

  21. Mitchell Killian

    Dismissing God – Bruce Lockerbie
    1776 – David McCullough
    The Martian – Andy Weir

  22. Caleb Stein

    Reading Koine Greek – Decker
    Haz la paz con tu pasado (Make Peace with Your Past) – Wright
    Nuevo manual de usos y costumbres de los tiempos bíblicos (The New Manual of Uses and Customs of Biblical Times) – Gower