Four View on Hell supplies a means of exposure to perspectives that are presently being entertained within the pale of evangelicalism, generously conceived. All in all, regardless of whether or not one resonates with the viewpoints it adumbrates, this book nevertheless is to be commended for its lucid explication of four contemporary outlooks on the subject of hell.
Here is a modern classic on Christology, freshly translated by Jo Bennett (and edited by R. David Nelson) from the German work, Der auferweckte Gekreuzigte, which was originally published in 1994.
After an extended season of neglect and derision, it seems as if the doctrine of divine providence is once again becoming an object of interest and attention. In recent years, a number of informed and engaging treatments of providence – and the corresponding doctrine of creation – have emerged.
The first volume of the Leiden Synopsis (under review here) was published in late 2014 and covers the first 23 of the 52 total disputations. Topics included are: sacred theology, Holy Scripture, God, creation, providence, angels, humanity, sin, the Sabbath and the Lord’s Day, and law and gospel.
I am currently preaching a series in the book of Ruth, and have had the opportunity to put Block’s commentary through the paces, as a homiletic aid. After doing so, I must admit that I am more than a smidge impressed. In terms of its value to someone who is preparing to teach or preach, this commentary ranks highly.