The August 2010 issue of Tabletalk continues our ongoing series on the history of the church by presenting highlights from the tenth century, including its historical, theological, and practical ramifications. Here is a list of helpful resources highlighting church history and eschatology that will complement your study through Tabletalk this month.
The Church in History by B.K. Kuiper
The Church in History is a readable survey of the history of God’s people from apostolic times to the present. It is recommended for anyone looking to get a big-picture view of the major events in church history.
Paperback, 412 Pages, (Retail $28) $22.40
Foundations of Grace by Steven J. Lawson
As this book demonstrates, the doctrines of grace are not inventions of the Synod of Dordt in the seventeenth century but are found throughout Scripture, from the beginning of Genesis to the end of Revelation.
Hardcover, 584 Pages, (Retail $28) $22.40
Meet the Puritans by Joel Beeke & Randall Pederson
This guide covers all the major puritans and their works that have been republished in recent years. Short biographical sketches of each puritan are given along with brief summaries of their unique theological contributions.
Hardcover, 896 Pages, (Retail $35) $28
Heroes of the Christian Faith by R.C. Sproul
Polycarp, Athanasius, Augustine, Aquinas, Luther, Calvin, and Edwards were all greatly used by God, and this series provides an introduction to their lives and impact.
4 CDs, (Retail $31) $24.80
Confessions by Saint Augustine
Augustine’s Confessions ranks as one of the most important works of Christian literature ever produced. Augustine describes his pilgrimage from pagan hedonist to Christian bishop, demonstrating the irresistible power of the sovereign grace of God.
Paperback, 352 pages, (Retail $10) $8
From Age to Age by Keith Mathison
In this new book, Keith A. Mathison examines the themes of biblical eschatology (doctrine of the last things) from Genesis to Revelation. It is recommended for helping us understand how God had a specific end in view from the very beginning of creation.
Hardcover, 832 Pages, (Retail $40) $32
_The Last Days According to Jesus by R.C. Sproul
_The Last Days According to Jesus examines our Lord’s Olivet Discourse, arguing that it was substantially fulfilled in AD 70.
2 DVDs, (Retail $60) $48
Paperback, 256 Pages, (Retail $17) $13.60