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Spring 2008

  • N. T. Wright: Evil and the Justice of God

    NTWright-EvilJusticeGodN. T. Wright, Evil and the Justice of God (Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2006), 176 pages, ISBN 9780830833986. Though he admits he is not an expert on evil (17), N. T. Wright writes Evil and the Justice of God in light of a new concentration on ... Read More
  • Interview with J. P. Moreland

    J. P. MorelandThe Pneuma Review editorial committee is excited about a new book by J. P. Moreland called Kingdom Triangle: Recover the Christian Mind, Renovate the Soul, Restore the Spirit’s Power. After Dr. Moreland agreed to interview with us, we wrote to him: The mission of the Foundation ... Read More
  • J. P. Moreland: Kingdom Triangle

    JPMoreland-KingdomTriangle J. P. Moreland, Kingdom Triangle: Recover the Christian Mind, Renovate the Soul, Restore the Spirit’s Power (Zondervan, 2007), 237 pages, ISBN 9780310274322. I want to foment a revolution in Evangelical life… My purpose is to mobilize, inspire, envision, and instruct an army of men and women ... Read More
  • The Holy Spirit’s Amazing Work of Art

    © Stan MyersA fresh reminder from Chas Carrin about how amazing the Bible is and how the Spirit speaks through it today. Pentecost exploded onto the ancient world with such power that it forever altered the work of scribes and the production of books. The overwhelming demand for ... Read More
  • Spring 2008: Other Significant Articles

    spring_primula-flower-border-1440603-m  Mark Noll, “America’s Two Foundings” First Things 178 (December 2007), pages 29-34. Historian Mark Noll argues that the religious landscape that existed at the founding of the United States underwent a dramatic change after 1800 and leading up to the Civil War. In order to clarify ... Read More
  • David Ravenhill: Surviving the Anointing

    DRavenhill-SurvivingAnnointing  David Ravenhill, Surviving the Anointing: Learning to Effectively Experience and Walk In God’s Power (Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image, 2007), 198 pages, ISBN 0768424437. David Ravenhill, son of the late Leonard Ravenhill, served in pastoral ministry for a number of years, in more recent times he has ... Read More
  • Gordon Fee: Pauline Christology

    GFee-PaulineChristology-9780801049545  Gordon D. Fee, Pauline Christology: An Exegetical-Theological Study (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2007), 707 pages, ISBN 9781598560350. Gordon D. Fee, Professor Emeritus of New Testament Studies at Regent College in Vancouver, and noted Pauline scholar, offers exhaustive coverage of Pauline Christology in this book. Readers of the ... Read More
  • Christian Collins Winn: From the Margins

    CCollinsWinn-FromTheMargins  Christian T. Collins Winn, ed., From the Margins: A Celebration of the Theological Work of Donald W. Dayton (Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock, 2007), 433 pages, ISBN 9781556351358. The editor of this volume has accomplished his purpose (publishing a Festschrift), celebrating the work of Donald ... Read More
  • Clive Calver: Descending Like a Dove

    CCalver-DescendingLikeDove  Clive Calver, Descending Like a Dove: The Truth About the Holy Spirit (Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House, 2004) 177 pages, ISBN 1591852900. More than 20 years ago, David Wilkerson voiced concern about a “Christless Pentecost.”1 Today, the concern is about a Spiritless Pentecost, a charismatic experience ... Read More
  • Knowledge with Zeal: Biblical Examples of Using God-Anointed Intellect in His Service

    4ScholarsBible  Introduction In Matthew 22:37 Jesus commanded all believers to love God with all of their heart, strength, and mind, and to love their neighbor as themselves, stating that the Law and the Prophets were predicated on these two commandments. Loving God will all of one’s mind ... Read More
  • Keith Warrington: Discovering the Holy Spirit in the New Testament

    KWarrington-DiscoveringHolySpiritNewTestament  Keith Warrington, Discovering the Holy Spirit in the New Testament (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2005), 230 pages, ISBN 9781565638716. Every pastor should have in their library this reference on the work of Holy Spirit in the New Testament. It is a scholarly and a practical book; ... Read More
  • Spring 2008: Suggested Reading

    Postmodernism_theme      Suggestions for Further Reading Readers have suggested the following as places to find good articles online for further reading on this important subject.   Brian McLaren, “Good Marginal Thinking: The heroes of church history began as reflective Christians who doubted what everyone else took for granted” Leadership ... Read More
  • Tony Richie on dispensationalism

    CDGP Hope for World #3305    From the Conversations with Readers department appearing in the Spring 2008 issue.   In Tony Richie’s review of Roland Chia, Hope for the World: A Christian Vision of the Last Things (IVP, 2005), Pastor Richie says “While Chia briefly notes ‘historic premillennialism,’ he focuses almost exclusively ... Read More
  • Answers to Questions with Philip Ryken

    Postmodernism_theme  Note from the Editors: Pastor Ryken has graciously taken time to answer questions that readers of this discussion have raised about how the church should respond to postmodernism.   Question from reader: Why does it seem that some of the great themes of the past are fading ... Read More
  • Coming Out of the Hangar: Confessions of an Evangelical Deist

    Power of the Cross  Never seen a miracle? Still believe in them?   Waiting for the Breakthrough I have never seen a miracle. Not one I recognized. I have prayed for folks who were sick—sick with cancer, disease, or some disability. No one was supernaturally healed when I prayed. I have ... Read More
  • Is the Reformation Over?

    MNoll-CNystrom-IsTheReformationOver  Mark A. Noll and Carolyn Nystrom, Is the Reformation Over?: An Evangelical Assessment of Contemporary Roman Catholicism (Baker Academic, 2005), 272 pages, ISBN 0801027977. “Is the Reformation Over?” This is the question raised in a recent book by Mark Noll and Carolyn Nystrom. In this work, ... Read More
  • Stephen Sizer: Christian Zionism

    SSizer-ChristianZionism-9781844740505  Stephen Sizer, Christian Zionism: Road-map to Armageddon? (Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2005), 298 pages, ISBN 9780830853687. An explosion of Evangelicalism (predominantly Pentecostalism) across Latin America during the 1980s quickly captured the attention of sociologists. Since then, this ripe field of research has been extended to include ... Read More
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