The Gospel Mystery of Sanctification – Reprinted!

  This is very good: Reformation Heritage Books (RHB) recently reprinted Walter Marshall's 1692 publication, The Gospel Mystery of Sanctification.  Marshall was a 17th century English Puritan (nonconformist) who struggled with spiritual depression (i.e. lack of assurance and peace) for a time.  He read Baxter extensively, but questioned it for its legalism.  A discussion with Thomas… Continue reading The Gospel Mystery of Sanctification – Reprinted!

Psalms, Worship, and Prayer

The selections of articles about the psalter and Christian worship in Sing a New Song are outstanding.  Here's a helpful discussion in chapter 11, "Psalmody and Prayer" written by John Fesko. "We live in a culture that desires near-constant entertainment, so it should not be much of a surprise to find an entertainment-driven understanding of… Continue reading Psalms, Worship, and Prayer

Book Giveaway: “Athanasius” by Simonetta Carr

 Thanks to the publishers (RHB) and author (Simonetta Carr), we're pleased to announce a book giveaway: Athanasius, the latest book in the RHB series "Christian Biographies for Young Readers."  As we've mentioned here before, Andrew and I are not overly creative when it comes to things like this, so here's the deal: the tenth person to email… Continue reading Book Giveaway: “Athanasius” by Simonetta Carr

Athanasius: Christian Biographies for Young Readers

 The latest biography in the Reformation Heritage Book series "Christian Biographies for Young Readers" has recently been released.  This one, written by Simonetta Carr, is on Athanasius (d. 373), a bishop in Alexandria who was a leading contender against the Arian heresy.  The book is just over 60 pages long, and, as noted, written in a… Continue reading Athanasius: Christian Biographies for Young Readers

Puritan Treasures for Today

  I recently purchased three books from Reformation Heritage's series called "Puritan Treasures for Today."  I'm familiar with these authors (Greenhill, Swinnock, and Flavel), so I was interested to see if these books are advertised correctly: are they readable for today's average Christian?  In a word, and having read two of the three, yes, they are… Continue reading Puritan Treasures for Today