Category Archives: Book reviews

The Righteousness of God by Charles Lee Irons (review)

Review by Matthew Monkemeier Irons, Charles Lee. The Righteousness of God: A Lexical Examination of the Covenant-Faithfulness Interpretation. WUNT 2.386. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015. Very few word-groups are as consequential for how we understand Paul as the “righteousness” (δικ-) word-group, … Continue reading

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Review: An Invitation to Analytic Christian Theology, by Thomas McCall

Thomas H. McCall, An Invitation to Analytic Christian Theology (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2015. 192 pp. $22.00 (paperback)   Kevin W. Wong, Wheaton College   Introduction              Too often earnest theological inquiry cannot even begin since participants are deadlocked … Continue reading

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Review: The Earliest Christologies, by James Papandrea

James L. Papandrea, The Earliest Christologies: Five Images of Christ in the Postapostolic Age (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2016. 144 pp. $18.00 (paperback) Kevin W. Wong, Wheaton College Introduction             A student attending seminary or Bible college, with their … Continue reading

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Review: Forsaken, by Thomas McCall

Thomas H. McCall, Forsaken: The Trinity and the Cross, and Why It Matters (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2012. 171 pp. $20.00 (paperback) Kevin W. Wong   Introduction Many a theologian lament that the common Evangelical church-goer is biblically and … Continue reading

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Review: Old Testament Pseudepigrapha: More Noncanonical Scriptures, edited by Bauckham, Davila, and Panayotov

Bauckham, Richard, James R. Davila, and Alexander Panayotov, eds. Old Testament Pseudepigrapha: More Noncanonical Scriptures. Vol. 1. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2013. Old Testament Pseudepigrapha: More Noncanonical Scriptures (henceforth OTPMNS1) is the first of two volumes that seek to supplement the … Continue reading

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Reviewing Adam Johnson’s Atonement: A Guide for the Perplexed

The latest issue of the Journal of Analytic Theology has just been released. This issue is huge, and full of great-sounding articles with a number of high caliber scholars. Also included is a book review from myself for Adam Johnson‘s book Atonement: … Continue reading

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Review: Systematic Theology, by John Frame

John Frame, Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Christian Belief (Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R, 2013), 1219 pages.| P&R John Frame, J. D. Trimble Professor of Systematic Theology and Philosophy at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, has already authored a number of sizeable works in … Continue reading

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