From among scores of outstanding books by evangelicals appearing during 1973, the editors recommend these twenty-five works on general subjects to be especially worthy of consideration. Since Canon Press is our book publishing division, we have excluded its titles from this list (except for two volumes prepared under the direction of Baker).
Eerdmans’ Handbook to the Bible, edited by David and Pat Alexander (Eerdmans, 680 pp., $12.95). One of the few books of which it can truly be said that every family should have one.
Beyond Science by Denis Alexander (Holman, 222 pp., $4.95). A scientist tells of the limitations of his field and presents an able defense of the evangelical faith.
The Evangelical Renaissance by Donald Bloesch (Eerdmans, 165 pp., $2.95 pb). A good overview of contemporary evangelical thought that includes a long-needed appreciation of the contributions of the earlier Pietist movement.
The Message of the New Testament by F. F. Bruce (Eerdmans, 120 pp., $1.95 pb). Probably the best available introduction.
Calvin’s New Testament Commentaries by John Calvin (twelve volumes, Eerdmans, 4,281 pp., $75.80 the set). Begun in 1959, this new translation under the editorship of David and Thomas Torrance was completed last year with the volumes on Matthew, Mark, Luke, James, and Jude.
Psychology For Church Leaders by Gary Collins (four volumes, Creation, 789 pp., $19.80 and $11.80 pb the set). Begun in 1971, this set looks at normal human development (Man in Transition), counseling techniques (Effective Counseling), abnormal behavior (Fractured Personalities), and learning, emotions, and relationships (Man in Motion).
Contemporary World Theology by Harvie Conn (Presbyterian and Reformed, 155 pp., $2.95 pb). Two-thirds of the ...1
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