A Place to Stand

May 29, 2017Matthew Barrett, Reformation

Primer, the journal of FIEC, has released a new issue: “A Place to Stand.” In light of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, this issue is devoted to the doctrine of justification. Contributors to this issue of Primer include Paul Gibson, Gregg Allison, David Starling, Steve Timmis, as well as Matthew Barrett, executive editor of … Read More

How should we then live?

February 14, 2017Interviews, Matthew Barrett

Recently I was cleaning out an old box full of articles when I stumbled across a dated cassette and workbook packet that was designed for church groups. The cassette tapes (published by Gospel Films) were recordings of Francis Schaeffer’s teaching series, “How Shall I Then Live? The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture.” … 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