Category Archives: Book Reviews

Introducing Dr David Gooding (Author)

Author and Bible teacher David W Gooding, MA, PhD, (born 1925) was for many years professor emeritus of Old Testament Greek at Queen’s University, Belfast, and a member of the Royal Irish Academy. Throughout his long life, Professor Gooding travelled extensively expounding the Word of God and authored numerous highly recommended volumes, most of which are […]

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12 Must-Have Books on Calvinism

Theologically sound, well-written books on the subject of election and predestination, that avoid the extremes of “limited atonement” (Calvinism) on the one hand, and the “falling away” doctrine (Arminianism) on the other, can be hard to come by. Listed here are 12 volumes that engage with the Biblical text using a proper grammatical-historical hermeneutic and […]

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Introducing Jim Flanigan (Author)

Mr James (Jim) Moorhead Flanigan (1931-2014), from Northern Ireland, had a long a fruitful speaking and writing ministry that lasted more than 40 years. He travelled widely throughout the UK, Ireland, North America, Australia, South Africa and Israel, always leaving behind him a savour of Christ. He was known for his personal godliness, his Christ-exalting ministry and […]

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Introducing Dr. Mark Sweetnam (Author)

Dr Mark Sweetnam, a professor at Trinity College, Dublin, has published widely on a range of topics, including articles on Donne, Shakespeare, Alexander Montgomerie, early-modern preaching and millennialism. Four of his books will be of particular interest to Webtruth readers. In Worship – The Christian’s Highest Calling (9781909789104), Dr Sweetnam seeks first to define worship – never […]

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15 Must-Have Books on Eschatology

A sizeable portion of the Bible is devoted to covering events that are eschatological. That is to say, they haven’t happened yet. “Last things”, “future events” and “prophetic truths” are scattered liberally throughout both the Old and New Testaments. One could hardly be a Christian and not have an interest in the meaning of such […]

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Review of “The New Calvinists”, a book by E.S. Williams

The following review is taken from the Precious Seed magazine Volume 70 Number 2 – May 2015 “For those who do not follow events in evangelical circles, this book will seem to have little relevance. “Whether it is ‘old Calvinism’, or so-called ‘new Calvinism’, many may feel that the turmoil affecting those of a Reformed […]

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A Universe from Nothing by Lawrence M. Krauss

Richard Dawkins, the world’s most famous atheist, highlights two books as particularly significant. Says he, “If On the Origin of Species [by Charles Darwin, 1859] was biology’s deadliest blow to supernaturalism, we may come to see A Universe From Nothing [by Lawrence M. Krauss, 2012] as the equivalent from cosmology. The title means exactly what […]

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