Reformers Blog — Mark Powell

Book Review: Post Christian (Gene Edward Veith Jr.)

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Book Review by Mark Powell Mark Powell is associate pastor at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, Sydney. Every now and again you read a book that you just can’t put down. For me, Veith’s latest work was one such book. In the space of one afternoon—and a very late night! —I ploughed through the more than 300-plus pages. I simply could not put it down. Veith provides one of the best analysis of contemporary though and culture currently in print. He tackles all this through four major sections: Reality (how we understand our existence especially since the Enlightenment), the Body (how we now...

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Book Review: Redemptive Reversal and the Ironic Overturning of Human Wisdom (G. K. Beale)

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Book Review by Mark Powell Mark Powell is associate pastor at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, Sydney. Biblical Theology has been one of the great re-discoveries with the reformed-evangelical church in the past one-hundred years. This approach views the Bible as a unity with one coherent message centring on the person and work of Christ. Thus, rather than come to the Scriptures looking for a proof text, Biblical Theology trains you to understand the content of God’s revelation in the context of its unfolding plan of salvation. Crossway Publishing is currently putting together an excellent series entitled “Short Studies in Biblical Theology”. Some...

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Book Review: The Other Worldview (Dr. Peter Jones)

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Book Review by Mark Powell Mark Powell is associate pastor at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, Sydney. Every now and again a book comes along that you cannot put down. And what can be even more surprising is that when you first picked up the book you didn’t think you would be captivated by it at all. For me, Peter Jones’ The Other Worldview, was just such a book. I was initially given it by a friend who thought I would be interested, and it has since become one of my all-time favourites. What is so good about this book? Well, Jones does...

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