Archives for April 6, 2014

Does God Change?

Does God Change?I don't remember when it happened, but I remember the shock I felt when I first encountered the idea that God cannot change—as an idea I was supposed to believe as an evangelical Christian. It was probably sometime during seminary, but it may have been before in some college religion class. I'm almost certain I never heard it growing up in my evangelical church—except as an expression of God's faithfulness to himself and to us (viz., that God cannot become someone other than h … [Read more...]

Good Books on the Holy Spirit?

This fall (2014) I will be teaching an elective seminar on the Holy Spirit. I want to make sure I am aware of the best books IN PRINT (that's very important) about the Holy Spirit from a broadly orthodox Christian perspective. What are your suggestions? What do you consider really good books of a theological nature about the Holy Spirit? Here are some conditions: one volume, in print, scholarly but not too technical (roughly seminary level), biblically and theologically based (not based on some … [Read more...]