Category Archives: Calvinism

Book Write-Up: Excusing Sinners and Blaming God

Guillaume Bignon.  Excusing Sinners and Blaming God: A Calvinist Assessment of Determinism, Moral Responsibility, and Divine Involvement in Evil.  Pickwick, 2018.  See here to purchase the book. Guillaume Bignon is a French analytic philosopher and computer scientist.  He used to … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Divine Will and Human Choice, by Richard A. Muller

Richard A. Muller.  Divine Will and Human Choice: Freedom, Contingency, and Necessity in Early Modern Reformed Thought.  Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. I will quote the description of the book on Amazon, then I … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Attributes of God, volume 2, by A.W. Tozer

A.W. Tozer.  The Attributes of God: Volume 2: Deeper Into the Father’s Heart.  Chicago: WingSpread Publishers (an imprint of Moody Publishers), 2015.  See here to purchase the book. A.W. Tozer was a pastor and Christian author who lived from 1897 … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life, by Jeremy Pierre

Jeremy Pierre.  The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience.  Greensboro, NC: New Growth Press, 2016.  See here to purchase the book. Jeremy Pierre teaches biblical counseling at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he is also the … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Calvinism and the Problem of Evil

David E. Alexander and Daniel M. Johnson, ed.  Calvinism and the Problem of Evil.  Eugene: Pickwick Publications (an Imprint of Wipf and Stock), 2016.  See here to purchase the book. Calvinism is a Christian belief system that holds that God, … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Vos’ Reformed Dogmatics, volume 1, Theology Proper

Geerhardus Vos.  Reformed Dogmatics, Volume One: Theology Proper.  Translated and edited by Richard B. Gaffin, Jr, with Kim Batteau, Annemie Godbehere, and Roelof von Ijken.  Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press, 2012-2014.  See here to purchase the book. Geerhardus Vos lived from … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Common Grace, volume I, by Abraham Kuyper

Abraham Kuyper.  Common Grace: God’s Gifts for a Fallen World.  Volume I: The Historical Section.  Ed. Jordan J. Ballor and Stephen J. Grabill.  Transl. Nelson D. Kloosterman and Ed M. van der Maas.  Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press, 2016.  See here … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Wittenberg vs. Geneva, by Brian W. Thomas

Brian W. Thomas.  Wittenberg vs. Geneva: A Biblical Bout in Seven Rounds on the Doctrines that Divide.  Irvine, CA: New Reformation Publications, 2015.  See here to buy the book. I have long wondered what exactly the difference is between Lutheranism … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Chosen People, by A. Chadwick Thornhill

A. Chadwick Thornhill.  The Chosen People: Election, Paul and Second Temple Judaism.  Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2015.  See here to purchase the book. In the New Testament, there is talk about election and God choosing people before the foundation of … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: A Graceful Uprising, by Jonathan Jones II

Jonathan Jones II.  A Graceful Uprising: How Grace Changes Everything.  Dallas: Start2Finish Books, 2015.  See here to buy the book. A Graceful Uprising is about God’s grace, and it focuses on Paul’s Epistle to the Romans.  In terms of uniqueness, … Continue reading

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