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A God Entranced Vision of All Things: The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

A God Entranced Vision of All Things: The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

by Mark Dever, Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols, John Piper, J. I. Packer, Sam Storms, Paul Helm, Mark Talbot, Noël Piper, Donald S. Whitney, Sherard Burns and Noël Piper

"Useful men are some of the greatest blessings of a people. To have many such is more for a people's happiness than almost anything, unless it be God's own gracious, spiritual presence amongst them; they are precious gifts of heaven." Certainly one of the most useful men in evangelical history was the man who preached those words, pastor and … Read more…

The Secret Providence of God

The Secret Providence of God

by John Calvin and Paul Helm

In 1558 John Calvin held a prominent position of leadership in the Reform movement. He had written prolifically and his works had been widely circulated-and critiqued. It was at this time that he penned an answer to a critique of his position on divine providence, as articulated in the 1546 edition of the Institutes. His polemical defense of his beliefs, The… Read more…

Reforming or Conforming? (Foreword by David F. Wells)

Reforming or Conforming? (Foreword by David F. Wells)

by David F. Wells, Greg Gilbert, Paul Helm, Paul Kjoss Helseth, Phil Johnson, Gary L. W. Johnson, Ronald N. Gleason, Paul Wells, John Bolt, Scott Clark, Jeffrey Waddington, Guy P. Waters, Martin Downes and Gary Gilley

Thirteen Reformed scholars take on postmodern evangelicals and provide a solid, biblical critique of their ideas. While self-described 'post-conservative evangelicals' enjoy increasing influence in the evangelical world, they represent a significant challenge to biblical faith. Popularizers like Brian McLaren (of Emergent Church fame) trade on the wo… Read more…

From Heaven He Came and Sought Her: Definite Atonement in Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspective

From Heaven He Came and Sought Her: Definite Atonement in Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspective

by Lee Gatiss, John Piper, J. I. Packer, Michael A. G. Haykin, Robert Letham, Thomas R. Schreiner, Paul Helm, Sinclair B. Ferguson, Carl R. Trueman, David Gibson, Jonathan Gibson, Henri A. Blocher, Raymond A. Blacketer, Amar Djaballah, Matthew S. Harmon, M Haykin, Mic Haykin and H

There is a palpable sense of confusion—and sometimes even embarrassment—with regard to so-called limited atonement today, pointing to the need for thoughtful engagement with this controversial doctrine. Incorporating contributions from a host of respected theologians, From Heaven He Came and Sought Her stands as the first comprehensive resource on def… Read more…

A Reader's Guide to the Major Writings of Jonathan Edwards

A Reader's Guide to the Major Writings of Jonathan Edwards

by Dane C. Ortlund, Sean Michael Lucas, Paul Helm, Rhys Bezzant, Joe Rigney, Nathan A. Finn, Gerald R. McDermott, Jeremy Kimble, Kenneth P Minkema, Robert W CaldwellIII and Michael McClenahan

Jonathan Edwards—widely considered one the most important theologians in American history—has influenced generation after generation with his transcendent vision of our great and glorious God. But reading his writings for the first time can be a daunting task. Here to be your trustworthy guides are some of the very best interpreters of Edwards, who walk … Read more…

Faith, Form, and Fashion

Faith, Form, and Fashion

by Paul Helm

This is a detailed examination of the theological innovations of Kevin Vanhoozer and John Franke. Each proposes that doctrinal and systematic theology should be recast in the light of postmodernity. No longer can Christian theology be foundational, or have a stable metaphysical and epistemological framework. Vanhoozer advocates a theo-dramatic reconstruction… Read more…

John Calvin (Afterword by R. C. Sproul): For a New Reformation

John Calvin (Afterword by R. C. Sproul): For a New Reformation

by K. Scott Oliphint, Burk Parsons, Stephen J. Nichols, Michael A. G. Haykin, J. V. Fesko, David B. Calhoun, Paul Helm, W. Robert Godfrey, Derek Thomas, Paul Wells, Guy P. Waters, Steven J. Lawson, Douglas Kelly, Joel Beeke and John W Tweeddale

More than 500 years ago, 16th-century Reformer John Calvin was born—a theologian whose teachings set the stage for reformation of the church around the world. The modern world is in continual need of his Christ-exalting doctrine and vision of the Christian life. In 20 essays by leading Reformed pastors and scholars, this primer explores Calvin’s life, t… Read more…