All Blog Posts With Tag: Review

Our God Loves Justice: An Introduction to Helmut Gollwitzer by Dr. W. Travis McMaken is my favorite book published in 2017. I know I said this about another book, but that was before I read McMaken's "Golli" (a nickname bestowed upon Gollwitzer by his students, and my nickname for this book)[1]. […]
David Bentley Hart's The New Testament: A Translation is my favorite book published in 2017—and this is a huge compliment because I read many excellent books in the last year. I've always enjoyed reading different translations of the bible, and I try to read a different translation each year; so I […]
Stephen D. Morrison is a friend of mine, and we've had correspondence for years, especially through the Karl Barth Discussion Group (KBDG). So I was encouraged to see KBDG mentioned in the acknowledgements of his new book, Karl Barth In Plain English.  Stephen is a lay theologian, like myself, and one of the few, […]
David Guretzki's An Explorer's Guide to Karl Barth is a hitchhiker's guide to Karl Barth for the average joe. Karl Barth is notoriously difficult to epitomize and summarize, and other so-called "introductory" books on Karl Barth are very, very difficult to read. Guretzki's Karl Barth is a book that I feel comfortable giving to […]
The God Who Saves: A Dogmatic Sketch by David W. Congdon is a brilliant and well written theological book, and my favorite book published in 2016. In The God Who Saves, Congdon leverages his expertise in Bultmann's existential theology and acute knowledge of Karl Barth to produce this eye-popping dogmatic sketch of a universalist […]