November's New and Notable Books

What Is Biblical Theology?: A Guide to the Bible's Story, Symbolism, and Patterns by James M. Hamilton Jr. You Know the Bible’s Overarching Message?

Is the Bible just a random collection of old stories, or is there something more going on within the pages of Scripture? This introduction to biblical theology will help you read and interpret the Bible as one, coherent story. Examining Scripture’s key symbols, patterns, and themes, Hamilton helps us truly grasp—and be transformed by—the Bible’s unified message of redemption.

“Hamilton’s work represents biblical theology at its best.” —Kevin J. Vanhoozer, Research Professor of Systematic Theology, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

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From Heaven He Came and Sought Her: Definite Atonement in Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspective [Foreword by J. I. Packer] edited by David Gibson and Jonathan Gibson Most Comprehensive Resource on Definite Atonement To Date

With contributions from many respected theologians, this rigorous defense of definite atonement examines the doctrine from historical, biblical, theological, and pastoral perspectives—offering well-reasoned and winsome arguments with theological conviction and scholarly rigor.

Contributors include Henri A. Blocher, Sinclair B. Ferguson, Paul Helm, Robert Letham, John Piper, Thomas R. Schreiner, Carl R. Trueman, Raymond A. Blacketer, Amar Djaballah, Lee Gatiss, Matthew S. Harmon, Michael A. G. Haykin, David S. Hogg, Donald Macleod, J. Alec Motyer, Daniel Strange, Stephen J. Wellum, Garry J. Williams, and Paul R. Williamson.

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Ethics and Moral Reasoning: A Student's Guide by C. Ben Mitchell Marriage. Embryonic Stem Cell Research. Abortion.

Such generation-defining issues loom large in our society and demand a careful response from Christians. This accessible guide examines the history of ethical reflection from Moses to Kant, offering a robust foundation for ethical reasoning that will equip you to thoughtfully engage with our morally confused world.

“This series promises to provide students with an important key to unlock the treasure store of the Christian tradition.” —Gerald Bray, Research Professor, Beeson Divinity School

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Matthew: All Authority in Heaven and on Earth by Douglas Sean O'Donnell the Gospel of Matthew

In this reader-friendly commentary, seasoned pastor Doug O’Donnell leads us through the Gospel of Matthew, highlighting key themes and offering engaging illustrations. Designed to help Christians read and understand God’s Word, this commentary ultimately highlights Matthew’s call to all people to worship and obey Jesus, our humble King and gracious Savior.

“The single best resource for faithful Biblical exposition available today!” —Timothy George, Dean, Samford University, Beeson Divinity School

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