The First Thousand Years

The First Thousand Years: A Global History of Christianity

Publisher’s Description: How did a community that was largely invisible in the first two centuries of its existence go on to remake the civilizations it inhabited, culturally, politically, and intellectually? Beginning with the life of Jesus, Robert Louis Wilken narrates…
Schaeffer on the Christian Life

Schaeffer on the Christian Life: Countercultural Spirituality

Publisher’s Description: Francis Schaeffer was one of the most influential apologists of the 20th century. Through his speaking, writing, and filmmaking, Schaeffer successfully transformed the way people thought of the Christian faith, from a rather private kind of piety to…
The Psalter Reclaimed

The Psalter Reclaimed: Praying and Praising with the Psalms

Publisher’s Description: One of the most respected Old Testament scholars of our time introduces us to the history of scholarship on the Psalter and provides hermeneutical guidelines for interpreting the book– making accessible to us the transforming messages of the…
Faith of Our Fathers

A Christian Introduction to History

In this inaugural episode of Faith of Our Fathers, Charles Williams and Jonathan Brack discuss a Christian approach to studying history. They seek to explore the basic question: What value is there in studying history, and in particular, church history? Download…
R. L. Dabney

Simplicity in Preaching

In his 1853 address to the Society of Alumni of Union Theological Seminary in Virginia, R. L. Dabney advocated for simplicity in pulpit style. Dabney calls preachers to what I would call “immediacy.” The preacher must approach this serious task naturally, not by…
Bible, pen, and glasses

Preparing to Preach

In this week’s episode we discuss sermon preparation. As the panel considers the kind of work that must go on before a preacher is ready to preach, we discuss things like: the importance of prayer; the reading, re-reading and meditation…
Johannes Oecolampadius

Johannes Oecolampadius

Dr. Diane Poythress joins us to speak about the important reformer of Basel, Johannes Oecolampadius. Though Oecolampadius’ influence was extraordinary, many English-speaking historians and theologians are not familiar with his life and work. Dr. Poythress introduces us to Oecolampadius and…
Paul at the Areopagus

Denotation, Connotation, and the Biblical “Paradigm”

In a recent blog post, Michael Horton shares a number of helpful points about the mindset of unbelief. In what presents itself as objectivity, the unbeliever actually brings a host of baggage with him or her. This is especially the…
Carl Trueman

Carl Trueman: Luther on Justification and Sanctification

The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals have released the first two episodes of The Mortification of Spin with Carl Trueman and Todd Pruitt. It’s billed as a bi-weekly casual conversation about things that count. In the inaugural episode, “Rock Star Pastors in Las…
The Unbelievers

Dawkins and Krauss Featured in New Atheism Documentary

Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss, figureheads of the “new atheism,” are featured in a forthcoming documentary titled The Unbelievers. The film follows Dawkins, an evolutionary biologist, and Krauss, a theoretical physicist, around the world as they promote their particular scientific…


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