Steve Jeffery is a pastor at Holy Trinity, Lyonsdown, in North London. He has a MS and PhD in experimental physics from Oxford University.
Michael Ovey is principal of Oak Hill Theological College. He has a PhD in Trinitarian theology from King’s College, London.
Andrew Sach studied theology at Oak Hill and is now on the staff of St Helen’s, Bishopsgate, in central London. He has a PhD from York University.
John Piper (DTheol, University of Munich) is teacher and founder of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College and Seminary. He served for 33 years as pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis and is author of more than 50 books, including Desiring God, Don’t Waste Your Life, This Momentary Marriage, Bloodlines, and Does God Desire All to Be Saved?
The book is written for the serious and thoughtful general reader.
Although the book is comprehensive on this particular subject, what would have been very helpful is the authors present the weakness of the alternative cases.
The doctrine of the atonement is central to Christianity and this book defends the HISTORIC view of penal substitution.
Opposite the title page of Pierced for Our Transgressions, Rediscovering the Glory of Penal Substitution is Isaiah 53:5, the verse bearing the title of the work. Read morePublished 14 months ago by CRing
Note: This book was reviewed as part of a TMS grad project assignment. This book was reviewed by Steve Cha, author of the hit book, Hollywood Mission: Possible: Piercing the... Read morePublished 15 months ago by DJ
Really thorough presentation of the doctrine of penal substitutionary atonement - the doctrine that states that Christ Jesus died in our place to pay the penalty for our sins... Read morePublished 16 months ago by AJ Roberts
Exactly what took place on the cross with Christ shedding His blood as the prefect, spotless Lamb of God is one of, if not the most important doctrines of all of theology. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Michael C. Boling
In the forward John Piper writes, "Those who try to rescue the love of God by minimizing the wrath of God, undermine not only the love of God but also his demand that we love our... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Don Haflich
This is one of the best resources along with The Cross of Christ to explain the death and resurrection of Jesus. And why it had to happen.Published 22 months ago by Scott Tidwell
This book reveals that Jesus took our shame, our guilt and sufferings. He has paid the price for our trangressions. It leads us to a place of thanks giving and worship.Published on January 24, 2013 by Margaret Saltroe
I started reading Pierced For Our Transgressions with great interest and read on with deepening dismay. Read morePublished on December 4, 2012 by Mr. Oliver Harrison
The sermon that changed my life was one explaining the doctrine of penal substitution. I was a little girl, listening to words and seeing the face of Jesus on the cross, dying in... Read morePublished on July 22, 2012 by Rebecca Stark