Barrett’s Reformation Book Notes, Part 3

December 29, 2017Book Notes, Matthew Barrett

Today I continue to highlight some of the many publications this year on Reformation history and theology in light of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. This is Part 3 (see Part 1 and Part 2) of the series. Andrew Pettegree. Brand Luther: How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Center of Publishing, Made … Read More

Barrett’s Reformation Book Notes, Part II

December 13, 2017Book Notes, Matthew Barrett

Today I continue to highlight some of the many publications this year on Reformation history and theology in light of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. This is Part 2 (see Part 1) of a four-part series. Chris Wickham. Medieval Europe: From the Breakup of the Western Roman Empire to the Reformation. Yale University Press, 2016, … Read More

Barrett’s Reformation Book Notes — Part 1

December 5, 2017Book Notes, Matthew Barrett

Today I continue to highlight some of the many publications this year on Reformation history and theology in light of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. This will be Part 1 of several more Reformation Book Notes to come. Martin Luther: The Ninety-Five Theses and Other Writings. Penguin Classics, 2017. For years now Penguin has … Read More

Barrett’s Book Notes: 2,000 Years of Christ’s Power and A History of the English Speaking Peoples

June 23, 2017Book Notes, Matthew Barrett

2,000 Years of Christ’s Power. By Nick Needham. Mentor/Christian Focus, 2016. There are many different “Church History” textbooks available to students. However, if I was to pick one set that I would recommend to the beginner student, it would be Nick Needham’s four volumes, 2,000 Years of Christ’s Power. In my experience, few teachers and … Read More

Barrett’s Book Notes: Neo-Evangelicals, Luther, Aquinas, and more

January 23, 2017Book Notes, Matthew Barrett

Awakening the Evangelical Mind: An Intellectual History of the Neo-Evangelical Movement, by Owen Strachan Zondervan, 2015 If you want to understand Evangelicalism today then it is essential to know something about the neo-evangelical movement of the early twentieth-century and its key representatives. Doing so will only help the evangelical today identify that which sets him … Read More