Logos Interview: Reformation Theology

July 4, 2017Martin Luther, Matthew Barrett, Reformation

Matthew Barrett, the general editor of  Reformation Theology: A Systematic Summary (Crossway), was recently interviewed by Daniel Motley of Logos Bible Software. Part 1 of this interview is available on Logos Talk. Part 2 of this interview is available on the more academic arm of Logos, The Lab. Here is an excerpt from Part 1: … 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

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