Friday, February 22, 2013

Stay Sharp - Recommended Reading from Greg Strand

When asked what books Greg thought could be included on the booktable, he sent this list:

"For the message on The Historicity of Adam and Eve, I would suggest the following:

C. John Collins, Did Adam and Eve Really Exist? Who They Were and Why You Should Care (Wheaton: Crossway, 2011).

Peter Enns, The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say about Human Origins (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2012).

Norman Nevin, ed., Should Christians Embrace Evolution? Biblcial and Scientific Responses (Phillipsburg: P & R, 2011).

Todd Charles Wood and Paul Garner, eds., Genesis Kinds: Creationism and the Origin of Species (Wipf & Stock, 2009).

Francis Collins, The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief (Free Press, 2007).

J. P. Versteeg, Adam in the New Testament, 2nd ed. (Phillipsburg: P & R, 2012).

For “The Work of Christ, i.e. the Atonement,” I would suggest the following:

Steve Jeffery, Mike Ovey and Andrew Sach, Pierced for Our Transgressions: Rediscovering the glory of penal substitution (Wheaton: Crossway, 2007).

Scot McKnight, A Community Called Atonement: Living Theology (Nashville: Abingdon, 2007).

Peter Bolt, The Cross From a Distance: Atonement in Mark’s Gospel, New Studies in Biblical Theology 18 (Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2004).

I. Howard Marshall, Aspects of the Atonement: Cross and Resurrection in the Reconciling of God and Humanity (Carlisle: Paternoster, 2007).

Mark D. Baker and Joel B. Green, Recovering the Scandal of the Cross: Atonement in New Testament and Contemporary Contexts, 2nd ed. (Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2011).

Charles E. Hill and Frank A. James III, eds., The Glory of the Atonement: Biblical, Historical and Practical Perspectives (Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2004).

Leon Morris, The Apostolic Preaching of the Cross, 3rd ed. (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1965).

Ian J. Shaw and Brian H. Edwards, The Divine Substitute: The Atonement in the Bible and History (Leominister: Day One, 2006).

John R. W. Stott, The Cross of Christ (Downers Grove: IVP, 1986).

David Peterson, ed., Where Wrath and Mercy Meet: Proclaiming the Atonement Today (Carlisle: Paternoster, 2001).

Derek Tidball, David Hilborn and Justin Thacker, eds., The Atonement Debate: Papers from the London Symposium on the Theology of Atonement (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2008).

Robert A. Peterson, Salvation Accomplished by the Son: The Work of Christ (Wheaton: Crossway, 2011).

Bruce Demarest, The Cross and Salvation: The Doctrine of God, Foundations of Evangelical Theology (Wheaton: Crossway, 1997).

James Beilby and Paul R. Eddy, The Nature of the Atonement: Four Views The Nature of the Atonement: Four Views (Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2006).

J. I. Packer and Mark Dever, In My Place Condemned He Stood: Celebrating the Glory of the Atonement (Wheaton: Crossway, 2008).

Stephen R. Holmes, The Wondrous Cross: Atonement and Penal Substitution in the Bible and History (Carlisle: Paternoster, 2007).

J. Denny Weaver, The Nonviolent Atonement, 2nd ed. (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011).

Mark Dever and Michael Lawrence, It Is Well: Expositions on Substitutionary Atonement, 9Marks (Wheaton: Crossway, 2010).