Category Reviews

Review: Embracing Hopelessness (2017)

De la Torre argues that hopelessness is the only means by which a person could hope to rid the world of injustice–because hope engenders complacency with the status quo.


The Postmodernists Are at It Again! A Critical Review of Love Thy Body (2018)

Lest we get muddled from here, let’s be perfectly clear. This book is not good. Despite the plethora of reviews to the contrary, Love Thy Body is sloppy and poorly argued. As a work of Philosophy–that is, as a work that critically reviews, evaluates, and appraises other philosophical ideas–it’s sophomoric.

Review: Willing to Believe (1997)

R.C. Sproul died at the end of 2017, and as a way of honoring his legacy Baker Books republished his Willing to Believe: Understanding the Role of the Human Will in Salvation. Sproul marches through two thousand years of dogmatic history as it pertains to questions of salvation, determinism, and freedom. He finds much to appreciate […]

Review: Faith in a Hidden God (2017)

Elizabeth Palmer published a reworked version of her PhD dissertation under the title Faith in a Hidden God: Luther, Kierkegaard, and the Binding of Isaac (2017). The work is included in Fortress Press’s Emerging Scholars series, which highlights “innovative and creative” projects from individuals entering the professional phase of their academic careers. The dissertative origins of Faith […]

Review: Your God is Too Glorious (2018)

For a simple introduction to a theology of the cross, Your God is Too Glorious serves well.