Craig Bartholomew and the Kuyperian Tradition

IVP Academic will soon (April 24th) publish a new volume on retrieving the Kuyperian tradition by Craig Bartholomew, H. Evan Professor of Philosophy and Religion & Theology at Redeemer University College. Contours of the Kuyperian Tradition: A Systematic Introduction aims to identify "the key themes and ideas that define this tradition, including worldview, sphere sovereignty, … Continue reading Craig Bartholomew and the Kuyperian Tradition

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Christ and the New Creation Kindle Edition

I just received word from Wipf and Stock that my book is now available in Kindle format. I neglected to change my Greek fonts when it was published in print, which is why there's been a delay with the electronic format. Thankfully I had some time to comb through it last week and get the … Continue reading Christ and the New Creation Kindle Edition

The Thorny Issue of Historical Background Research

I just sent in a review of David DeSilva's recent book, The Letter to the Hebrews in Social Scientific Perspective (Cascade Companions; Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2012). As the title indicates, it is a social scientific study of Hebrews. In the review I articulated my concern with some fundamental assumptions with this approach to biblical studies, … Continue reading The Thorny Issue of Historical Background Research

NT Wright on Justification…Again

Well maybe you live under a rock and don't know this yet, but NT WRIGHT IS PUBLISHING A BOOK ON PAUL. AND IN IT HE WILL DISCUSS JUSTIFICATION. I think people's brains might explode over this, either because of the length of the book or because we're going to have to re-hash the "justification as … Continue reading NT Wright on Justification…Again

Logos Bundle

Wipf and Stock has included Christ and the New Creation in its "Topics in Biblical Studies" bundle for Logos. The package is currently 25% for those who pre-order. Other titles in the set include: Beyond Christian Folk Religion: Re-Grafting Into Our Roots (Romans 11:17-23) by Edward A. Beckstrom Impeccable Solomon? A Study of Solomon's Faults … Continue reading Logos Bundle

Book Available on Amazon

For the 3 of you that are interested, my book is now available on Amazon. Here's the book description: In Christ and the New Creation, Matthew Emerson takes a fresh approach to understanding New Testament theology by using a canonical methodology. Although typically confined to Old Testament theology, Emerson sees fruitfulness in applying this method … Continue reading Book Available on Amazon

Christ-Centered Commentary Series

1 and 2 Timothy and Titus is the first commentary from the Christ-Centered Commentary Series is now for sale on Amazon. It looks like this volume is written by the series editors David Platt, Danny Akin, and Tony Merida. This commentary series niche is to take large key verses within large chunks of texts and show … Continue reading Christ-Centered Commentary Series

Book Notice: The King in His Beauty

I could not be more excited about this book. Schreiner is an excellent biblical theologian, and *finally* we are seeing a bit more production in the area of whole Bible biblical theologies. I also am excited to see his organization of the book around God, his people, and the land. The volume is slated for … Continue reading Book Notice: The King in His Beauty