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If this book succeeds in leading readers to a deeper love of God's word it will have served a valuable purpose.
George brings a theologian's eye for grand detail to his study, and the result is thoroughly academic yet immensely readable.
This renewed focus on Scripture is the subject of Timothy George's new book Reading Scripture with the Reformers.
I noticed this work on Amazon in 2012, and decided to recently check it out for myself. Though of a manageable size, Reading Scripture with the Reformers contains innumerable... Read morePublished 22 months ago by T. Hooker
Reading Scripture flows quite well. The writing style is neither dry or dull but quite lively, something of a page turner, if you will. Read more
It's good as a summary of Protestantism.
I really disagree with some of the teaching,however. Read more
I found this book to very helpful for historical study. While it wasn't quite what I expected when I requested it, George does such a good job weaving together historical narrative... Read morePublished on December 15, 2012 by Nate Claiborne
Timothy George's earlier book on the 'Theology of the Reformers' was an excellent introduction to the primary theological ideas of Luther, Calvin, Zwingli and Menno, in their... Read morePublished on September 16, 2012 by Dr. B. E. Kelly
If you have subscribed to the Reading Scripture with the Reformers commentary series, don't put this book aside. Read morePublished on September 12, 2012 by Robert Veale
If there is one thing that could be said to be true across many divides is a timeless desire for renewal to something foundational within a people, group or ideology. Read morePublished on August 14, 2012 by Life Long Reader
OK. So why should I care what men who lived centuries ago believed?
The "imperialism of the present" would tell me they are irrelevant. Read more