Book deals for Christian readers
Here are a whole pile of Kindle deals to get you started (note, most of these are academic references, but books you’d likely want in your library):
- Understanding the Koran by Mateen Elass—$2.99
- Becoming Conversant with the Emerging Church by D.A. Carson—$2.99 (US only)
- Nelson’s Complete Book of Bible Maps and Charts—$3.99
- The Inklings of Oxford by Harry Lee Poe—$5.98
- Ephesians by Clinton Arnold—$5.99
- Gum, Geckos, and God by James Spiegel—$5.99
- Intended for Pleasure by Ed Wheat—$2.99
- Zondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary—$5.99
- An Introduction to the New Testament by D.A. Carson and Douglas Moo—$5.99
- The Way of Wisdom by J.I.Packer—$5.99
- Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties by Gleason Archer—$4.27
- Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics by Walter Kaiser and Moises Silva—$5.99
- The New Matthew Henry Commentary—$7.99
- New Testament Theology by Leon Morris—$4.99
- Zondervan All-in-One Bible Reference Guide—$4.99
- An Old Testament Theology by Bruce Waltke—$9.99
- An Introduction to the Old Testament by Tremper Longman—$7.99
- Theology of the New Testament by Frank Thielman—$7.99
- Church History Volume 1 by Everett Ferguson—$7.99
Also on sale are a number of volumes from the ZECNT series:
- Galatians by Thomas Schreiner—$7.99
- Matthew by Grant Osborne—$9.99
- Ephesians by Clinton Arnold—$7.99
- James by Craig Blomberg—$4.99
- Luke by David Garland—$9.99
And a few volumes in the Expositors Bible Commentary series:
At Westminster, you can get a great deal on Resisting Gossip by Matthew C. Mitchell. Get a 10-volume pack for your small groups for $50 (includes five copies of the book and five participants guides), individual copies for $8 and digital editions for $4.
Finally, today’s $5 Friday deals at Ligonier include:
- The Truth of the Cross by R.C. Sproul (hardcover)
- The Christian Mind: 2012 national conference messages (DVD)
- Sola Scriptura: The Protestant Position on the Bible (ePub)
Our forefathers used to call this “the presidency of the Holy Spirit,” when the Lord himself would preside over the gathering of his people in such a way as gently, wonderfully to take charge.
I have seen this. Doubtless, many of you have as well.
David Murray engaging with Crispin Sartwell’s article at the Atlantic, Irrational Atheism: Not Believing in God Isn’t Always Based on Reasoned Arguments And That’s OK.
McDonalds vs organic food
This is amazing (be sure to turn on the subtitles):
This is a really good interview between Kevin Emmert and Oliver Crisp, author of Deviant Calvinism.
Rhetoric of decline is almost always rhetoric of persuasion. It aims to diagnose a problem and prescribe a solution. We must be careful to assure the prescriptions and their expected results don’t go beyond what God has actually promised.