Among titles published in North America in 1978 these twenty-five choice books are intended to indicate the wide range of religious topics on which evangelicals are writing works of merit. (Some of these topics are surveyed at great length in the following pages.) Many of the books focus on issues of controversy within evangelicalism and society as a whole. Differing stances are taken and naturally we do not agree with them all. We are pleased, however, to commend these books to all who want to serve God better and who want to know more about the beliefs and practices of evangelicals. The books are listed alphabetically by author or editor.
Eerdmans’ Family Encyclopedia of the Bible (Eerdmans) edited by Pat Alexander. Splendidly illustrated and accurate guide to Bible life and times for every home.
Essentials of Evangelical Theology, two volumes (Harper & Row) by Donald Bloesch. A major work by a widely known systematic theologian.
The Foundation of Biblical Authority (Zondervan) edited by James Montgomery Boice. Essays that present a scholarly case for the inerrancy of the Scriptures.
Historical Theology: An Introduction (Eerdmans) by Geoffrey Bromiley. A survey focusing on leading theologians.
The New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology, three volumes (Zondervan) edited by Colin Brown. A top quality reference work is now complete.
Paul: Apostle of the Heart Set Free (Eerdmans) by F. F. Bruce. A lifetime of scholarly study of the apostle and his environment is distilled in this book.
Horizons of Science (Harper & Row) edited by Carl Henry. Essays by leading scholars, especially on ethical questions raised by biomedical advances.
Communicating Christ Cross-Culturally (Zondervan) by David Hesselgrave. A comprehensive ...1
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