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Counterpoints: Four Views on Divine Providence

Counterpoints: Four Views on Divine Providence

by William Lane Craig, Paul Kjoss Helseth, Gregory A. Boyd and Ron Highfield

Questions about divine providence have preoccupied Christians for generations: Are people elected to salvation? For whom did Jesus die? This book introduces readers to four prevailing views on divine providence, with particular attention to the question of who Jesus died to save (the extent of the atonement) and if or how God determines who will be saved (pr… Read more…

Counterpoints: Four Views on Eternal Security

Counterpoints: Four Views on Eternal Security

by Norman L. Geisler, Michael S. Horton, Stephen M. Ashby and J. Steven Harper

Does the Bible support the concept of 'once saved, always saved,' or can a person lose his or her salvation? How do the Scriptures portray the complex interplay between grace and free will? These and related questions are explored from different angles in this thought-provoking Counterpoints volume. The contributors each state their case for one of f… Read more…

Counterpoints: Four Views on Moving Beyond the Bible to Theology

Counterpoints: Four Views on Moving Beyond the Bible to Theology

by Walter C. Jr. Kaiser, Kevin J. Vanhoozer, William J. Webb and Daniel M. Doriani

The Bible has long served as the standard for Christian practice, yet believers still disagree on how biblical passages should be interpreted and applied. Only when readers fully understand the constructs that inform their process of moving from Scripture to theology---and those of others---can Christians fully evaluate teachings that claim to be “biblical… Read more…

Counterpoints: Four Views on the Book of Revelation

Counterpoints: Four Views on the Book of Revelation

by C. Marvin Pate, Robert L. Thomas, Kenneth L. Gentry Jr. and Sam Hamstra Jr.

Of all the books of the Bible, few are as fascinating or as bewildering as Revelation. Its images grip the imagination: four grim horsemen, the Antichrist, the ten-horned beast, the ultimate battle at Armageddon, and, of course, 666, the “mark of the beast,” variously interpreted to signify everything from Hitler and Krushchev to credit cards and the Int… Read more…

Counterpoints: Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism

Counterpoints: Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism

by R. Albert Mohler Jr., Roger E. Olson, Kevin Bauder and John G. Stackhouse, Jr.

Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism compares and contrasts four distinct positions on the current fundamentalist-evangelical spectrum in light of the history of American fundamentalism and evangelicalism. The contributors each state their case for one of four views on the spectrum of evangelicalism: Kevin T. Bauder: Fund… Read more…

Counterpoints: Five Views on Apologetics

Counterpoints: Five Views on Apologetics

by William Lane Craig, John M. Frame, Paul D. Feinberg, Gary R. Habermas and Kelly James Clark

The goal of apologetics is to persuasively answer honest objections that keep people from faith in Jesus Christ. But of several apologetic approaches, which is most effective? Five Views on Apologetics examines the “how-to” of apologetics, putting five prominent views under the microscope: Classical, Evidential, Presuppositional, Reformed Epistemology, a… Read more…

Counterpoints: Five Views on Law and Gospel

Counterpoints: Five Views on Law and Gospel

by Walter C. Jr. Kaiser, Willem VanGemeren, Douglas J. Moo, Greg L. Bahnsen and Wayne G. Strickland

Do the Law and the Gospel belong to two separate dispensations? Has the Gospel replaced the Law? What is the relevance of the Old Testament Law to our lives as Christians? Is there continuity between it and what Christ expects of us in the Gospel? It is no secret that Christians have differed widely on these questions. This book explores five major approache… Read more…

Counterpoints: Who Runs the Church

Counterpoints: Who Runs the Church

by Paige Patterson, Peter Toon, L. Roy Taylor and Samuel E. Waldron

Churches have split and denominations have formed over the issue of church government. Yet while many Christians can explain their particular church’s form of rule and may staunchly uphold it, few have a truly biblical understanding of it. What model for governing the church does the Bible provide? Is there room for different methods? Or is just one way th… Read more…

Counterpoints: Exploring the Worship Spectrum

Counterpoints: Exploring the Worship Spectrum

by Sally Morgenthaler, Robert Webber, Don Williams, Harold M. Best, Paul Zahl and Joe Horness

What does worship look like? Is there just one truly right way to worship? Are there any wrong ways? To what extent should our unity as believers manifest itself in unified public worship? Sadly, disagreement over how we should worship our loving God has sparked some most unloving attitudes among Christians. Exploring the Worship Spectrum seeks to correct th… Read more…

Counterpoints: Remarriage After Divorce in Today's Church

Counterpoints: Remarriage After Divorce in Today's Church

by Gordon J. Wenham, Craig S. Keener and William A. Heth

A biblical and practical case for three main evangelical views on remarriage after divorce Among born-again Christians, 27 percent have experienced divorce as compared to 24 percent in the general population. Yet no consensus exists among evangelicals on their views of remarriage, leaving many Christians confused. This single volume summarizes and explores t… Read more…

Counterpoints: Show Them No Mercy

Counterpoints: Show Them No Mercy

by Tremper Longman III, Eugene H. Merrill, C. S. Cowles and Daniel L. Gard

A discussion of various contemporary evangelical views of genocide in the Old Testament. Christians are often shocked to read that Yahweh, the God of the Israelites, commanded the total destruction---all men, women, and children---of the ethnic group know as the Canaanites. This seems to contradict Jesus’ command in the New Testament to love your enemies a… Read more…

Counterpoints: Evaluating the Church Growth Movement

Counterpoints: Evaluating the Church Growth Movement

by Elmer Towns, Craig Van Gelder, Charles E. Van Engen, Gailyn Van Rheenen and Howard A. Snyder

Gaining form and momentum over the second half of the 20th century, the Church Growth movement has become an enormous shaping force on the Western church today. You may love it, you may hate it, but you can’t deny its impact. But what exactly is Church Growth? In what ways has the movement actually brought growth to the church, and how effective has it bee… Read more…


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