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For Us and for Our Salvation: The Doctrine of Christ in the Early Church

For Us and for Our Salvation: The Doctrine of Christ in the Early Church

by Stephen J. Nichols

The belief that Christ is the God-man is definitive of Christian orthodoxy and imperative to a right understanding of the gospel. By the middle of the fifth century, the church had wrestled with many challenges to the biblical portrayal of Christ and, in response to those challenges, had formulated the doctrine of Christ that remains the standard to this day… Read more…

The Reformation: How a Monk and a Mallet Changed the World

The Reformation: How a Monk and a Mallet Changed the World

by Stephen J. Nichols

Mention history and some might struggle to stifle a yawn. But when presented as a narrative it can often be compelling reading. Stephen J. Nichols takes a key period in time, the Reformation, and presents its major players in a fresh way. From Martin Luther, a simple monk who wielded the mallet, to kings and queens, this book goes behind the scenes to uncove… Read more…

Calvin on the Christian Life: Glorifying and Enjoying God Forever

Calvin on the Christian Life: Glorifying and Enjoying God Forever

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols and Michael Horton

John Calvin, a man adored by some and maligned by others, stands as a legendary figure in Christian history. In Calvin on the Christian Life, professor Michael Horton offers us fresh insights into the Reformer’s personal piety and practical theology by allowing Calvin to speak in his own words.Drawing not only from his Institutes and biblical commentarie… Read more…

Luther on the Christian Life: Cross and Freedom

Luther on the Christian Life: Cross and Freedom

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols, Carl R. Trueman and Robert Kolb

Martin Luther’s historical significance can hardly be overstated. Known as the father of the Protestant Reformation, no single figure has had a greater impact on Western Christianity except perhaps Augustine. In Luther on the Christian Life, historian Carl Trueman introduces readers to the lively Reformer, taking them on a tour of his historical context, … Read more…

Ancient Word, Changing Worlds: The Doctrine of Scripture in a Modern Age

Ancient Word, Changing Worlds: The Doctrine of Scripture in a Modern Age

by Stephen J. Nichols and Eric T. Brandt

Belief in the Bible as God's authoritative revelation to humanity forms the bedrock of the Christian faith, laying the groundwork for nearly everything in the practice of theology. For the last 150 years or so, this doctrine has been put under the microscope of the modern age, with focused attention-and criticism-falling on three main subject areas: the … Read more…

Wesley on the Christian Life: The Heart Renewed in Love

Wesley on the Christian Life: The Heart Renewed in Love

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols and Fred Sanders

It is hard to overstate the significance of John Wesley’s legacy for the church today. As the founder of Methodism, Wesley’s theology continues to fascinate historians and energize Christians across denominational lines. From his revivalist enthusiasm to his teaching on Christian perfection, Wesley’s writings exude evangelistic zeal and a passion for f… Read more…

Bonhoeffer on the Christian Life: From the Cross, for the World

Bonhoeffer on the Christian Life: From the Cross, for the World

by Justin Taylor and Stephen J. Nichols

The abundance of conferences, lectures, and new books related to Dietrich Bonhoeffer attests to the growing interest in his amazing life and thought-provoking writings. The legacy of his theological reflections on the nature of fellowship, the costliness of grace, and the necessity of courageous obedience has only been heightened by the reality of how he die… Read more…

Welcome to the Story: Reading, Loving, and Living God's Word

Welcome to the Story: Reading, Loving, and Living God's Word

by Stephen J. Nichols

Stephen Nichols wants to help readers experience the Bible more fully. He writes: “We have been given a book that is unlike any other book in human history, a book that transcends all human wisdom, insight, and expertise. We have been given the Word of God, the words of eternal life. And we, all of us, are invited to take up and read these words.”Welcome… Read more…

Edwards on the Christian Life: Alive to the Beauty of God

Edwards on the Christian Life: Alive to the Beauty of God

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols, Dane C. Ortlund and George M. Marsden

Jonathan Edwards is widely hailed as the greatest theologian in American history. In Edwards on the Christian Life, Dane Ortlund invites us to explore the great eighteenth-century pastor’s central passion: God’s resplendent beauty.Whether reflecting on the nature of love, the preeminence of Scripture, or the glory of the natural world, the concept of b… Read more…

Augustine on the Christian Life: Transformed by the Power of God

Augustine on the Christian Life: Transformed by the Power of God

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols and Gerald Bray

Augustine is widely considered to be one of the most influential theologians of all time and stands as a giant among giants in the history of the Christian faith. However, while many Christians are familiar with the broad strokes of his theology, few readers today have explored the riches of his spiritual life. In this addition to Crossway’s growing Theolo… Read more…

Warfield on the Christian Life (Foreword by Michael A. G. Haykin): Living in Light of the Gospel

Warfield on the Christian Life (Foreword by Michael A. G. Haykin): Living in Light of the Gospel

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols, Michael A. G. Haykin and Fred G. Zaspel

Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield has been described as one of the most influential and important theologians in American history, second only to Jonathan Edwards. A prolific writer, he published on a wide variety of theological topics.Warfield scholar Fred Zaspel focuses here on Warfield’s writing on the subject of the Christian life. The gospel, the good ne… Read more…

The Inerrant Word: Biblical, Historical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspectives

The Inerrant Word: Biblical, Historical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspectives

by Mark Dever, J. Ligon Duncan, Stephen J. Nichols, Kevin DeYoung, R. Albert MohlerJr., John MacArthur, R. C. Sproul, Michael J. Kruger, Sinclair B. Ferguson, Carl R. Trueman, Nathan Busenitz, Alistair Begg, William Barrick, Greg Beale, Abner Chou, J. Duncan and Frame

Because God has made himself known in his Word, a commitment to a high view of Scripture is of paramount importance. Sadly, more and more people—not only from outside the church but also from within—are denying the complete truthfulness of God’s Word.Edited by pastor John MacArthur, this compilation of essays by a host of evangelical pastors, theologia… Read more…


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