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"Amillennialism 101" -- Audio and On-Line Resources

Essential Reference Books for a Home Library

  • Introduction to the New Testament, An
    by D. A. Carson, Douglas J. Moo, Dr. Leon Morris

    This is a great introduction to the various books of the New Testament.  If you've seen an A & E special on Jesus, or Paul, and are sick and tired of John Dominic Crossin and other critical scholars dismissing the historicity of the gospels or other New Testament writings, you need this book.  This should be required reading for all seminarians, but is also great to have on the bookshelf for use when needed.

     
  • New Testament Biblical Theology, A: The Unfolding of the Old Testament in the New
    by G. K. Beale

    This too is must reading--a useful and comprehensive treatment of the theology of the New Testament in its historical/canonical context (Biblical Theology).  Great for understanding basic categories like flesh and spirit, the two ages, justification and sanctification, etc.  Highly recommended.

     
  • New Bible Commentary
    IVP Academic

    People often ask me, "what commentary should I buy?"  While I am not a fan of one-volume commentaries (and I answer that question with another question, "what book of the Bible are you interested in?"), this really is the best and most up to date single-volume commentary in print.

     
  • Evangelical Dictionary of Theology (Baker Reference Library)
    Baker Academic

    This volume is indispensable.  Buy it!  Read it!  Use it!  A great reference to have close at hand.  When someone says "the Reformed teach . . " or "The Lutheran position is . . ." you can look it up for yourself!

     
  • Dictionary of Latin and Greek Theological Terms: Drawn Principally from Protestant Scholastic Theology
    by Richard A. Muller

    This is not what it seems.  This book is a real gem!  Even if you don't give a hoot about the meaning of Greek and Latin theological terms, you can get at some great theology by using the English term section at the back.  Questions about the Trinity?  Questions about person and nature language?  Questions about the sacraments and the terms theologians use?  This is the book to get.  Read it alongside of Berkhof, Bavinck or Turretin.  Very helpful. 

     
  • The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia: 4 Vol. Set
    William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company

    I use this set more than any other reference work I own.  Great articles on every major doctrine, person, place, and event in the Bible.  This one too is indispensable!

     
  • Introduction to the Old Testament
    by R. K. Harrison

    Rattled by some A & E documentary on ancient Israel?  Hear something in a "secrets of the Bible" special you were not sure about.  Harrison's volume will help.  Although a bit dated, this reference work still offers the best place to find the case for the Mosaic authorship of the Pentateuch, the unity of Isaiah, and an early date for the prophecy of Daniel.  Good ammunition against critical scholarship. 

     
  • Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament
    Baker Academic

    This volume is simply invaluable--a running commentary on the New Testament's use of the Old Testament.