Book Notices -- By: Anonymous

Journal: Bibliotheca Sacra
Volume: BSAC 136:542 (Apr 1979)
Article: Book Notices
Author: Anonymous

Book Notices

The Living God. By Robert Culver. Wheaton, IL: SP Publications, Victor Books, 1978. 143 pp. Paper, $2.95.

This practical survey of the doctrine of God is comprehensive in scope, though necessarily limited in depth. It should prove a helpful study guide for individual reading or group discussion. A leader’s guide is available for group use.

F. D. Lindsey

Jesus Christ: The God-Man. By Bruce A. Demarest. Wheaton, IL: SP Publications, Victor Books, 1978. 132 pp. Paper, $2.95.

This book is a part of the Victor Books “Know and Believe Series.” The author is associate professor of systematic theology at the Conservative Baptist Theological Seminary in Denver. The book is designed for individual reading as well as group study for which a leader’s guide is available. The areas covered are those usually covered in a book on Christology. This reviewer recommends the volume for group or individual study. The presentation is clear, concise, and comprehensive.

R. P. Lightner

The Approaching Day of Glory. By Basil C. Mowll. Eastbourne, E. Sussex: Prophetic Witness Publishing House, 1978. 38 pp. Paper, 30p.

This brief summary of the approaching coming of Christ written from the pretribulational, premillennial point of view emphasizes the necessity of accepting Christ as Savior before the rapture. The treatment

is brief and practical, and provides an outline of end-time events with many references to Scripture. This work will be helpful, especially to lay students of the doctrine.

J. F. Walvoord

The Prophets, Neviim: A New Translation of the Holy Scriptures according to the Traditional Hebrew Text. 2d ed. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1978. xviii + 898 pp. Cloth, $9.00; leather, $15.00.

This second publication of the Jewish Publication Society translation of the Hebrew Bible is to be welcomed by all students of the Old Testament. The Prophets is the title given to the second section of the Hebrew canon of the Old Testament, and includes Joshua through 2 Kings (except for Ruth), Isaiah through Ezekiel, and the twelve Minor Prophets. The wealth of current data from the ancient Near East is consistently consulted and referred to frequently in the notes. The scholars involved in this project include such notable figures as H. L. Ginsberg, Harry M. Orlinsky, and Ephraim A. Speiser.

W. R. Bodine

The Bible Jesus Read Is Exciting. By Thomas S. McCall and Zola Levitt. Garden City, ...

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