The Jesus of the Gospels is a reliable guide to the Gospels from one of the most reliable guides in biblical scholarship. The book strikes an effective balance for lay people interested in a supplement to their reading of the Gospels.
New Testament Introduction
Chuck Ivey is joined by Benjamin Gladd, associate professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary. Dr. Gladd has coauthored a unique New Testament introduction called The Story Retold: A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the New Testament, published by IVP Academic. You can read our review here.
New Testament introductions can be an invaluable tool for the student of the Bible. They typically provide a starting point for teachers and students of the Bible to go into more depth. More detailed than notes in a study Bible, but not as specific as a commentary, introductions fill an important gap.
How far should professing Christians go in pursuit of unity? When and how should we disagree with each other? Are there ever circumstances when we should break fellowship? The thorough look into church history in The Story of Creeds and Confessions serves as a helpful reminder to seek and speak the truth humbly and in love.