J. Alexander Rutherford

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J. Alexander Rutherford

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James Rutherford is a PhD Student at Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia, writing on the intersection between the Bible, metaphysics, and Christology. Before this, he graduated from Pacific Life Bible College with a Bachelor of Pastoral Leadership and Regent college with a Master of Arts in Theological Studies, majoring in Hebrew, and a Master of Theology (ThM), majoring in Old Testament.
When not writing or studying, he enjoys cooking for and hiking with his wife Nicole and daughter Aliyah.

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J. Alexander Rutherford I am currently workng on four books pertaining to the Biblical book Habakkuk. The first is a major commentary on the Hebrew text to be accompanied by …moreI am currently workng on four books pertaining to the Biblical book Habakkuk. The first is a major commentary on the Hebrew text to be accompanied by a 12 week bible study guide, a paragraph-by-paragraph commentary, and an intermediate reader of Habakkuk's Hebrew text. (less)
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Review of Untangling Emotions

Emotions are notoriously difficult. Many Christians are unsure of what to do with their own emotions and those of others. Many find themselves at the extremes of either accepting the intuitive authority of their emotions or dismissing any meaningful role for emotions in the Christian life. J. Alasdair Groves and Winston T. Smith have provided … Continue reading Review of Untangling Emotions

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Thinking Through Creation by Christopher Watkin
" Kenny wrote: "Grateful for your reviews. Do you have suggestions of further reading on what you describe as the redemptive-historical transformation o ...more "
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The Doctrine of Scripture by Mark D. Thompson
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I have a keen interest in the doctrine of Scripture—convinced as Schaeffer was that it is a watershed which will determine where Christian’s land on any number of issues (see his The Great Evangelical Disaster). Right understanding of Scripture, of i ...more
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Divine Attributes by John C. Peckham
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Within Evangelicalism, the doctrine of God has become a battlefield on which is fought a war of theological method. Rhyne Putman and Craig Carter are representative of the extreme sides of inductive (or abductive) and deductive theological methods. S ...more
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Chosen But Free by Norman L. Geisler
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I found this book deeply unsatisfying and thoroughly unpersuasive. There are lots of reasons for this; his exegesis is the most concerning.
Geisler argues for what he calls "Moderate Calvinism," but it is hard to see what his position has in common wi
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The Two Kingdoms by W. Bradford Littlejohn
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The Two Kingdoms: A Guide for the Perplexed is not merely an introduction to Reformation Two Kingdoms thought but also a corrective of the so-called “Reformed Two Kingdoms” position espoused by David VanDrunen, among others. W. Bradford Littlejohn is

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The Trauma of Doctrine by Paul C. Maxwell
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Contemplating God with the Great Tradition by Craig A. Carter
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I do not believe the decree(s) solve the problems with TCT with which I am concerned. My primary concerns are methodologic
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Better Together by Jim Tomberlin
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Better Together has many helpful and thought-provoking things to say for those considering a church merger, but it lacks theological depth for a book about the Church and churches. Jim Tomberlin and Warren Bird write in response to the growing number ...more
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"This book had a bit of an identity crisis itself. It's rich with detailed stories of specific mergers. Like, a lot of examples given. At times it would give easy to navigate lists of what needs to be considered, while at other times there would be ex" Read more of this review »
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