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Journal of Theology Archives

The Mid-America Journal of Theology is a collection of scholarly articles and book reviews published once a year, typically in the fall. Unsolicited articles and book reviews are accepted for consideration for publication.

  • Editor's Introduction
  • Commemorative Articles
  • Micellaneous Articles
  • Book Reviews and Short Notices
    • Nathan Brummel. William Ames. A Sketch of the Christian’s Catechism, Classic Reformed Theology.
    • Brian Allred. Michael F. Bird. Introducing Paul.
    • Mark D. Vander Hart. Manfred T. Brauch. Abusing Scripture: the Consequences of Misreading the Bible.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman. Hans Burger. Being in Christ: A Biblical and Systematic Investigation in a Reformed Perspective.
    • Cornelis P. Venema. John Calvin. Institutes of the Christian Religion. 1541 French Edition.
    • Daniel R. Hyde. Phyllis Mack Crew. Calvinist Preaching and Iconoclasm in the Netherlands, 1544-1569.
    • J. Mark Beach. Mark Driscoll & Gerry Breshears. Death by Love: Letters from the Cross.
    • Cornelis P. Venema. W. Robert Godfrey. John Calvin: Pilgrim and Pastor.
    • Alan D. Strange. Stewart Goetz and Charles Taliaferro. Naturalism.
    • Cornelis P. Venema. Bruce Gordon. Calvin.
    • Brian Allred. Michael Horton. Christless Christianity: The Alternative Gospel of the American Church.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman. Evan B. Howard. The Brazos Introduction to Christian Spirituality.
    • Wes Bredenhof. J. Nelson Jennings. God the Real Superpower: Rethinking Our Role in Missions.
    • J. Mark Beach. Timothy Keller. The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the
      Christian Faith.
    • J. Mark Beach. Anthony N.S. Lane. A Reader’s Guide to Calvin’s Institutes.
    • Alan D. Strange. Mark J. Larson. Calvin’s Doctrine of the State: A Reformed Doctrine and its American Trajectory, the Revolutionary War, and the Founding of the Republic.
    • Mark D. Vander Hart. Peter Leithart. 1 & 2 Kings. Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible.
    • Charles Telfer. Tremper Longman III and Peter Enns, eds. Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry and Writings.
    • J. Mark Beach. Bruce L. McCormack, editor. Engaging the Doctrine of God: Contemporary Protestant Perspectives.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman. Douglas J. Moo. The Letters to the Colossians and to Philemon.
    • J. Mark Beach. Robert A. Peterson. Election and Free Will: God’s Gracious Choice and Our Responsibility.
    • Alan D. Strange. Stuart Robinson. The Church of God as an Essential Element of the Gospel.
    • Alan D. Strange. Garth M. Rosell. The Surprising Work of God: Harold J. Ockenga, Billy Graham, and the Rebirth of Evangelicalism.
    • Daniel R. Hyde. David P. Scaer. Law and Gospel and the Means of Grace, Confessional Lutheran Dogmatics VIII.
    • Cornelis P. Venema. Herman J. Selderhuis. John Calvin: A Pilgrim’s Life.
    • Daniel R. Hyde. Peter Toon. Knowing God through the Liturgy.
    • Cornelis P. Venema. Machiel A. van den Berg. Friends of Calvin.
    • J. Mark Beach. J. van Genderen and W. H. Velema. Concise Reformed Dogmatics.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman. H. van den Belt. The Authority of Scripture in Reformed Theology: Truth and Trust, Studies in Reformed Theology, vol. 17.
    • J. Mark Beach. Willem van ’t Spijker, editor. The Church’s Book of Comfort.
    • Nathan Brummel. Cornelis P. Venema. Children at the Lord’s Table? Assessing the Case for Paedocommunion.
    • J. Mark Beach. David F. Wells. The Courage to Be Protestant: Truth-lovers, Marketers, and Emergents in the Postmodern World.
  • Editor's Introduction
  • Articles
  • An Article of Herman Bavinck
  • Miscellaneous Articles
  • Homiletica et Homiliae
  • Church Planting Workshop
  • Book Reviews and Short Notices
    • Cornelis P. Venema. Craig D. Allert. A High View of Scripture? The Authority of the Bible and the Formation of the New Testament Canon.
    • Cornelis P. Venema. Wallace M. Alston Jr. and Michael Welker, editors. Reformed Theology: Identity and Ecumenicity II: Biblical Interpretation in the Reformed Tradition.
    • Mark D. Vander Hart. Bill T. Arnold and Bryan E. Beyer. Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey.
    • Brian Allred. Jerram Barrs. The Heart of Prayer: What Jesus Teaches Us.
    • J. Mark Beach. Herman Bavinck. Essays on Religion, Science, and Society.
    • J. Mark Beach. Herman Bavinck. Reformed Dogmatics—Volume 4: Holy Spirit, Church, and New Creation.
    • Cornelis P. Venema. Robert M. Bowman Jr. and J. Ed Komoszewski. Putting Jesus in His Place: The Case for the Deity of Christ.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman. Craig A. Boyd. A Shared Morality: A Narrative Defense of Natural Law Ethics.
    • Valentine Alpuche. M. Daniel Carroll R. Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church, and the Bible
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman. D. A. Carson, Christ and Culture Revisited.
    • J. Mark Beach. D. A. Carson. Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor: The Life and Reflections of Tom Carson.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman. J. Daryl Charles. Retrieving the Natural Law: A Return to Moral First Things.
    • J. Mark Beach. John W. Cooper. Panentheism—the Other God of the Philosophers: from Plato to the Present.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman. Rodney J. Decker. Koine Greek Reader: Selections from the New Testament, Septuagint, and Early Christian Writers.
    • Paul R. Ipema. James A. De Jong. Henry J. Kuiper: Shaping the Christian Reformed Church, 1907-1962.
    • J. Mark Beach. Arthur H. DeKruyter, with Quentin J. Schultze. The Suburban Church: Practical Advice for Authentic Christianity.
    • Nathan Brummel. Arie de Reuver. Sweet Communion: Trajectories of Spirituality from the Middle Ages through the Further Reformation.
    • Jacques Roets. Iain M. Duguid. Esther & Ruth. Reformed Expository Commentary. Daniel. Reformed Expository Commentary.
    • Mark D. Vander Hart. Mark D. Futato. Interpreting the Psalms: An Exegetical Handbook.
    • Brian Allred. Nicolaas H. Gootjes. The Belgic Confession: Its History and Sources.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman. Amy Laura Hall. Conceiving Parenthood: American Protestantismand the Spirit of Reproduction.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman. David M. Hoffeditz and J. Michael Thigpen. iVocab: Biblical Greek. See and Hear Flashcards on Your MP3 Player, Cell Phone, and Computer.
    • Cornelis P. Venema. Steve Jeffery, Michael Ovey, and Andrew Sach. Pierced for Our Transgressions: Rediscovering the Glory of Penal Substitution.
    • Cornelis P. Venema. Brad Jersak and Michael Hardin, editors. Stricken by God? Nonviolent Identification and the Victory of Christ.
    • Alan D. Strange. Timothy Keller. The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism.
    • Jacques Roets. Temper Longman III. Immanuel in our Place: Seeing Christ
      in Israel’s Worship.
    • Alan D. Strange. John R. Muether. Cornelius Van Til: Reformed Apologist andChurchman.
    • Alan D. Strange. Roger E. Olson. Reformed and Always Reforming: The Postconservative Approach to Evangelical Theology.
    • Richard Zekveld. Peter J. Schakel. Is Your Lord Large Enough? How C. S. Lewis Expands Our View of God.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman. Thomas R. Schreiner. New Testament Theology: Magnifying God in Christ.
    • Mark D. Vander Hart. Christopher J. H. Wright. Knowing God the Father through the Old Testament.
  • Editor's Introduction
  • Articles
  • Symposium: Revisiting the Division of 1937: The Orthodox Presbyterian Church in It's America Ecclesiastical Context
  • Homiletica et Homiliae
  • Book Reviews and Short Notices
    • J. Mark Beach. Anderson, Owen. Benjamin B. Warfield and Right Reason: The Clarity of General Revelation and Function of Apologetics.
    • Cornelis P. Venema. Aune, David E., editor. Rereading Paul Together: Protestant and Catholic Perspectives on Justification.
    • Cornelis P. Venema. Bateman, Herbert W., IV, editor. Four Views on the Warning Passages in Hebrews.
    • J. Mark Beach. Beeke, Joel R. and Randall J. Pederson. Meet the Puritans: With a Guide to Modern Reprints.
    • Cornelis P. Venema. Brownson, James V. The Promise of Baptism: An Introduction to Baptism in Scripture and the Reformed Tradition.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman. Carter, Craig A. Rethinking Christ and Culture: A Post-Christendom Perspective.
    • Mark D. Vander Hart. Chisholm, Robert B. Jr. Interpreting the Historical Books: An Exegetical Handbook.
    • J. Mark Beach. Franke, John R. Barth for Armchair Theologians.
    • Dan Donovan. Geisler, Norman. Systematic Theology, 4 volumes.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman. Grabill, Stephen J. Rediscovering the Natural Law in Reformed Theological Ethics.
    • Alan D. Strange. Hart, D. G. and John R. Meuther. Seeking a Better Country: 300 Years of American Presbyterianism
    • J. Mark Beach. Helm, Paul. John Calvin’s Ideas.
    • Paul R. Ipema. Johnson, Gary L. W. and Guy P. Wateres, editors. By Faith Alone: Answering the Challenges to the Doctrine of Justification.
    • Jacques Roets. Lawson, Steven J. The Expository Genius of John Calvin.
    • J. Mark Beach. McGowan, A. T. B., editor. Always Reforming: Explorations in Systematic Theology.
    • Jacques Roets. Murray, Iain H. Wesley and the Men Who Followed.
    • Alan D. Strange. Oliphint, K. Scott. Reasons for Faith: Philosophy in the Service of Theology.
    • Cornelis P. Venema. Sauter, Gerhard. Protestant Theology at the Crossroads: How to Face the Crucial Tasks for Theology in the Twenty-First Century.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman. Selderhuis, Herman J. Calvin’s Theology of the Psalms.
    • Cornelis P. Venema. Smidt, Corwin, Donald Luidens, James Penning, and Roger Nemeth. Divided by a Common Heritage: The Christian Reformed Church and the Reformed Church in America at the Beginning of the New Millennium.
    • Mark D. Vander Hart. Sunukjian, Donald R. Invitation to Biblical Preaching: Proclaiming Truth with Clarity and Relevance.
    • Alan D. Strange. Sweeney, Douglas A. and Allen C. Guelzo. The New England Theology: From Jonathan Edwards to Edwards Amasa Park.
    • Mark D. Vander Hart. Witvliet, John D. The Biblical Psalms in Christian Worship: A Brief Introduction & Guide to Resources.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman. Zahl, Paul F. M. Grace in Practice: A Theology of Everyday Life.
  • Editor's Introduction
  • Articles
  • Notationes
  • Homiletica et Homiliae
  • Book Reviews and Short Notices
    • Alan D. Strange: Asbridge, Thomas. The First Crusade, A New History: The Roots of Conflict between Christianity and Islam.
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Bacote, Vincent E. The Spirit in Public Theology: Appropriating the Legacy of Abraham Kuyper
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Bartholomew, Craig G. and Michael W. Goheen The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story
    • J. Mark Beach: Bavinck, Herman. Reformed Dogmatics, vol. 2: God and Creation
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Beeke, Joel R. Overcoming the World: Grace to Win the Daily Battle
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman: BibleWorks. Version 6.0. ©2003. Licensed by BibleWorks
    • J. Mark Beach: Blomberg, Craig L. Preaching the Parables: From Responsible Interpretation to Powerful Proclamation
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Boersma, Hans. Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Bullinger, Heinrich. The Decades of Henry Bullinger, 4 vols.
    • Cornelis P. Venema: DeKoster, Lester. Light for the City: Calvin’s Preaching, Source of Life and Liberty
    • Mark D. Vander Hart: Dobson, John H. Learn Biblical Hebrew, 2nd ed.; and MARK D. FUTATO. Beginning Biblical Hebrew
    • Charles K. Telfer: Dobson, John H. Learn New Testament Greek, 3rd ed.
    • J. Mark Beach: Golding, Peter. Covenant Theology: The Key of Theology in Reformed Thought and Tradition
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Gordon, Bruce and Emidio Campi, eds. Architect of Reformation: An Introduction to Heinrich Bullinger, 1504-1575
    • J. Mark Beach: Hart, Trevor. Karl Barth: Toward a Reading of His Theology
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Hill, Charles E. and Frank A. James III, eds. The Glory of the Atonement: Biblical, Historical & Practice Perspectives: Essays in Honor of Roger Nicole
    • Alan D. Strange: Holifield, E. Brooks. Theology in America: Christian Thought from the Age of the Puritans to the Civil War
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Marshall, I. Howard. Beyond the Bible: Moving from Scripture to Theology
    • Alan D. Strange: McGrath, Alister. The Twilight of Atheism: The Rise and Fall of Disbelief in the Modern World
    • J. Mark Beach: Moreau, A. Scott, Gary R. Corwin, and Gary B. McGee. Introducing World Missions: A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey
    • J. Mark Beach: Muller, Richard A. Post-Reformation Reformed Dogmatics: The Rise and Development of Reformed Orthodoxy, ca. 1520-1725, vol. 3: The Divine Essence and Attributes
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Schnabel, Eckhard J. Missions in Early Chrisitanity, vol. 1: Jesus and the Twelve, vol. 2: Paul and the Early Church
    • Alan D. Strange: VanDrunen, David A. The Pattern of Sound Doctrine: Systematic Theology at the Westminster Seminaries: Essays in Honor of Robert B. Strimple
    • Wes Bredenhof: Visser, Paul J. Heart for the Gospel, Heart for the World: The Life and Thought of a Reformed Pioneer Missiologist, Johan Herman Bavinck [1895-1964]
    • J. Mark Beach: Ward, Roland S. The Westminster Confession of Faith: A Study Guide—New Expanded Edition
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Waters, Guy Prentiss. Justification and the New Perspective on Paul: A Review and Response
  • Editor's Introduction
  • Articles
  • Book Reviews and Short Notices
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Bock, Darrell L. Jesus according to Scripture: Restoring the Portrait from the Gospels
    • Richard J. Blauw: Boston, Thomas. (edited by Don Kistler) The Crook in the Lot: The Sovereignty and Wisdom of God Displayed in the Afflictions of Men
    • J. Mark Beach: Feinberg, John S. No One Like Him: The Doctrine of God
    • Mark D. Vander Hart: Fitzpatrick, Elyse. Idols of the Heart: Learning to Long for God Alone
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Frame, John M. The Doctrine of God
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Gathercole, Simon J. Where is Boasting? Early Jewish Soteriology and Paul’s Response in Romans 1-5
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Helm, Paul, and Carl R. Trueman The Trustworthiness of God: Perspectives on the Nature of Scripture
    • J. Mark Beach: Holmes, Stephen R. God of Grace and God of Glory: An Account of the Theology of Jonathan Edwards
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Instone-Brewer, David Divorce and Remarriage in the Bible: The Social and Literary Context
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Logos Research Systems. Logos Bible Software Series X – Scholar’s Library (Libronix Digital Library System 2.0). Biblical Languages Supplement.
    • Alan D. Strange: Marsden, George, M. Jonathan Edwards: A Life
    • Alan D. Strange: Mathison, Keith A. The Shape of Sola Scriptura
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman: O’Donovan, Oliver. Common Objects of Love: Moral Reflection and the Shaping of Community. The 2001 Stob Lectures.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Old, Hughes Oliphant. The Reading and Preaching of the Scriptures in the Worship of the Christian Church, volume 4: The Age of the Reformation
    • J. Mark Beach: Pauw, Amy Plantinga- The Supreme Harmony of All: The Trinitarian Theology of Jonathan Edwards
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Penning, James M. and Corwin E. Smidt. Evangelicalism the Next Generation: Does Conservative Protestantism Have a Future?
    • J. Mark Beach: Plantinga, Cornelius Jr. Engaging God’s World: A Christian Vision of Faith, Learning, and Living
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Riddlebarger, Kim. A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times
    • Mark Vander Hart: Ross, Allen P. Holiness to the LORD: A Guide to the Exposition of the Book of Leviticus
    • Alan D. Strange: Steward, John W. and James H. Moorehead. Charles Hodge Revisited: A Critical Appraisal of His Life and Work
    • Alan D. Strange: Stackhouse, John G. Jr. Humble Apologetics: Defending the Faith Today
    • Mark D. Vander Hart: Terrien, Samuel. The Psalms: Strophic Structure and Theological Commentary
    • J. Mark Beach: Vos, Johannes G. (edited by G. I. Williamson) The Westminster Larger Catechism: A Commentary
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Ward, Rowland S. God and Adam: Reformed Theology and the Creation Covenant
  • Articles
  • Book Reviews and Short Notices
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Bolt, John. A Free Church, A Holy Nation: Abraham Kuyper's American Public Theology
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Boyd, Gregory and Paul R. Eddy. Across the Spectrum: Understanding Issues in Evangelical Theology
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Edwards, James R. The Gospel according to Mark. Pillar New Testament Commentary
    • J. Mark Beach: Frame, John M. No Other God: A Presponse to Open Theism
    • J. Mark Beach: Hare, John E. God's Call: Moral Realism, God's Commands, and Human Autonomy
    • Mark D. Vander Hart: Hegeman, David Bruce. Plowing in Hope: Toward a Biblical Theology of Culture
    • Mark D. Vander Hart: Horton, Michael. A Better Way: Rediscovering the Drama of God-centered Worship
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Klooster, Fred H. Our Only Comfort: A Comprehensive Commentary on the Heidelberg Catechism.
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Kuyper, Abraham (Translated by Marvin Kamps) Particular Grace: A Defense of God's Sovereignty in Salvation
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Lillback, Peter A. The Binding of God: Calvin's Role in the Development of Covenant Theology.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Moo, Douglas J. The Letter of James.
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Mouw, Richard J. He Shines in all that's Fair: Culture and Common GraceStob Lectures 2000.
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Muller, Richard A. The Unaccommodated Calvin: Studies in the Foundation of a Theological Tradition.
    • Alan D. Strange: Nichols, Stephen J. (with a forward by Samuel T. Logan Jr.) Jonathan Edwards: A Guided Tour of His Life and Thought.
    • Alan D. Strange: Olinger, Danny E. and David K. Thompson, editors. History for a Pilgrim People: The Historical Writings of Charles G. Dennison.
    • J. Mark Beach: Pinnock, Clark H. Most Moved Mover: A Theology of God's Openness.
    • J. Mark Beach: Rehnman, Sebastian. Divine Discourse: the Theological Methodology of John Owen.
    • Cornelis P. Venema: Shepherd, Norman. The Call of Grace: How the Covenant Illuminates Salvation and Evangelism.
    • Alan D. Strange: Sproul, R.C. Jr. Tearing Down Strongholds and Defending the Truth
    • J. Mark Beach: Van Asselt, Willem J. The Federal Theology of Johannes Cocceius (1603-1669). Studies in the History of Christian Thought, edited by Robert J. Bast. Translated by Raymond A. Blacketer.
    • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Verhey, Allen. Remembering Jesus: Christian Community, Scripture, and the Moral Life
    • J. Mark Beach: Welch, Edward T. Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave--Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel.
    • Alan D. Strange: White, James R. Dangerous Airwaves: Harold Camping Refuted and Christ's Church Defended.
  • Editor's Introduction
  • Articles
  • Book Reviews and Short Notices
    • The Lord's Supper
      • J. Mark Beach: Davis, Thomas. The Clearest Promises of God: The Development of Calvin's Eucharistic Teaching
      • Cornelis P. Venema: Elwood, Christopher. The Body Broken: The Calvinistic Doctrine of the Eucharist and the Symbolization of Power in Sixteenth-Century France
      • Roger Sparks: Keddie, Gordon J. The Lord's Supper Is a Celebration of Grace: What the Bible Teaches about Communion
      • Alan D. Strange: Kilmartin, Edward J. The Eucharist in the West
      • Mark D. Vander Hart: Marty, Martin. The Lord's Supper (expanded edition)
      • Mark D. Vander Hart: Moloney, Francis J. A Body Broken for a Broken People: Eucharist in the New Testament (revised edition)
      • William H. Kooienga: Motyer, Steve. Remember Jesus: A User's Guide to Understanding and Enjoying Holy Communion
      • Mark D. Vander Hart: Senn, Frank C. A Stewardship of the Mysteries
      • Alan D. Strange: Tyndale, William. An Answere Vnto Sir Thomas Mores Dialoge
      • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Van't Spijker, W., W. Balke, K. Exalto, and L. Van Driel, editors. Bij brood en beker. Leer en gebruik van het heilig avondmaal in het Nieuwe Testament en in de geschiedenis van de westerse kerk (2nd edition)
      • J. Mark Beach: Vermigli, Peter Martyr. The Oxford Treatise and Disputation: On the Eucharist, 1549. The Peter Martyr Library Volume Seven
      • Cornelis P. Venema: Welker, Michael. What Happens in Holy Communion?
    • Varia
      • J. Mark Beach: Dawn, Marva J. A Royal "Waste" of Time: The Splendor of Worshiping God and Being Church for the World
      • Alan D. Strange: Edgar, William. Lifting the Veil: The Face of Truth
      • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Fraser, Peter and Vernon Edwin Neal. ReViewing the Movies: A Christian Response to Contemporary Film
      • Cornelis P. Venema: Horton, Michael S., editor. A Confessing Theology for Postmodern Times
      • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Lugo, Luis E. Religion, Pluralism, and Public Life: Abraham Kuyper's Legacy for the Twenty-First Century
      • Jacques Roets: Murray, Iain H. Evangelicalism Divided: A Record of Crucial Changes in the Years 1950 to 2000
      • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Veith, Gene Edward Jr. and Christopher L. Stamper. Christians in a .com World: Getting Connected without Being Consumed
  • Editor's Introduction
  • Articles
  • Book Reviews and Short Notices
    • Baptism
      • J. Mark Beach: Beasley-Murray, G.R. Baptism in the New Testament
      • J. Mark Beach: Booth, Robert R. Children of the Promise: The Biblical Case for Infant Baptism
      • Roger W. Sparks: Bridge, Donald and David Phypers. The Water that Divides: A Survey of the Doctrine of Baptism
      • Bruce H. Hollister: Crooks, Rodgers M. Salvation's Sign and Seal: The Case for Infant Baptism
      • Cornelis P. Venema: Dale, James W. Classic Baptism: An Inquiry into the Meaning of Baptizo as Determined by the Usage of Classical Greek Writers;
        Judaic Baptism: An Inquiry into the Meaning of Baptizo as Determined by the Usage of Jewish and Patristic Writers;
        Johannic Baptism: An Inquiry into the Meaning of the Baptizo as Determined by the Usage of the Johannine Writings;
        Christic and Patristic Baptism: An Inquiry into the Meaning of Baptizo as Determined by the Usage of Christic and Patristic Writers
      • Alan D. Strange: Hamilton, David S.M. Through the Waters: Baptism and the Christian Life
      • Nelson D. Kloosterman: Porster, Stanley E. and Anthony R. Cross, editors. Baptism, the New Testament and the Church: Historical and Contemporary Studies in Honour of R.E.O. White
      • Jacques Roets: Root, Michael and Risto Saarinen, editors. Baptism and the Unity of the Church
      • Mark D. Vander Hart: Stevenson, Kenneth. The Mystery of Baptism in the Anglican Tradition
      • Mark D. Vander Hart: Westerink, H. A Sign of Faithfulness: Covenant and Baptism
      • Cornelis P. Venema: Wilson, Douglas. To a Thousand Generations: Infant Baptism, Covenant Mercy for the People of God
    • Varia
      • J. Mark Beach: Audi, Robert, general editor. The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy, Second edition
      • Cornelis P. Venema: Beeke, Joel R. and Sinclair B. Ferguson, editors. Reformed Confessions Harmonized: with an Annotated Bibliography of Reformed Doctrinal Works
      • Cornelis P. Venema: Gerrish, B.A. Saving and Secular Faith: An Invitation to Systematic Theology
      • J. Mark Beach: Kung, Hans. Great Christian Thinkers
      • Cornelis P. Venema: Rohls, Jan. Reformed Confessions: Theology from Zurich to Barmen
      • J. Mark Beach: Ziefle, Helmut W. Modern Theological German: A Reader and Dictionary (two volumes in one)


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