Book Review: Father, Son and Spirit: The Trinity and John's Gospel

Köstenberger, Andreas J. and Scott R. Swain. Father, Son and Spirit: The Trinity and John’s Gospel. New Studies in Biblical Theology 24. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2008. 224 pages. Softcover. $22.00.

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ISBNs: 0830826254 / 9780830826254

Table of Contents

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Book Review: The Book: A History of the Bible

Note: This article is reprinted with permission from As I See It, a monthly electronic magazine compiled and edited by Doug Kutilek. AISI is sent free to all who request it by writing to the editor at

The Book: A History of the Bible by Christopher de Hamel. London: Phaidon Press Ltd., 2001. 352 pp, paperback. $29.95
history_of_bible.jpgPerhaps a more precise subhead for this oversized book (9.5” x 8.25”) would be, “A selected study of the transmission of the Bible, from the production of the Vulgate to present day, with particular attention given to the Vulgate in medieval times, the translation of Luther, and the Bible in English.” Only regarding the transmission of the Vulgate is the presentation anything like comprehensive.

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Book Review: Polishing God's Monuments

Andrews, James. Polishing God’s Monuments: Pillars of Hope for Punishing Times. Wapwallopen, PA: Shepherd Press, 2007. Paperback, 286 pages. $14.95

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ISBNS: 097675827X / 9780976758273

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Book Review: Assist Me to Proclaim

Tyson, John R. Assist Me to Proclaim: The Life and Hymns of Charles Wesley. Library of Religious Biography. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2008. Paperback, 328 pages. $22.00

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ISBNs: 0802829392 / 9780802829399

Series: Library of Religious Biography

Series Editors: Mark A. Noll, Nathan O. Hatch, & Allen C. Guelzo

Special Features: A Note on the Sources, Index

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Book Review: The Crucifixion of Ministry

Purves, Andrew. The Crucifixion of Ministry: Surrendering Our Ambitions to the Service of Christ. Downers Grove, Ill: IVP, 2007. Paperback, 152 pages. $15.00

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Special Features: Case Studies for Reflection, Name Index, Scripture Index
Table of Contents & Excerpt

ISBNs: 0830834397 / 9780830834396

LCCN: BV4400.P87 / DCN: 253

Subjects: Christian Ministry, Pastoral Resources

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Book Review: To the Jew First

Bock, Darrell L. and Mitch Glaser, eds. To the Jew First: The Case for Jewish Evangelism in Scripture and History. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Academic, 2008. 347 pp. Softcover. $16.99.

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ISBNs: 0825436583 / 9780825436581

Contributors: Richard A. Averbeck, Craig A. Blaising, Darrell L. Bock, J. Lanier Burns, Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum, Mitch Glaser, Arthur F. Glasser, Walter C. Kaiser Jr., Kai Kjaer-Hansen, Barry R. Leventhal, Richard L. Pratt Jr., Michael Rydelnik, Mark A. Seifrid, and David L. Turner

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