Wednesday, November 03, 2010

For the Fame of God's Name


Sam Storms and Justin Taylor recently edited a book entitled For the Fame of God's Name: Essays in Honor of John Piper. At first glance, this book looks interesting, but the cover does not really convey the content of this book. The table of contents, however, lifts this book to the top of my wish list:


Contents:
  • Contributors - 11

  • A Note to John Piper - 13
    Sam Storms and Justin Taylor

  • Part 1: John Piper
    1. A Personal Tribute to the Praise of God’s Infinite Glory and Abounding Grace - 17
    David Michael
    2. Three Doors Down from a Power Plant - 24
    David Livingston
    3. Who Is John Piper? - 36
    David Mathis

  • Part 2: Christian Hedonism
    4. Christian Hedonism: Piper and Edwards on the Pursuit of Joy in God - 49
    Sam Storms
    5. When All Hope Has Died: Meditations on Profound Christian Suffering - 70
    Mark R. Talbot

  • Part 3: The Sovereignty of God
    6. The Sovereignty of God in the Theology of Jonathan Edwards - 105
    Donald J. Westblade
    7. Prayer and the Sovereignty of God - 126
    Bruce A. Ware

  • Part 4: T he Gospel, the Cross, and the Resurrection of Christ
    8. What Is the Gospel?—Revisited - 147
    D. A. Carson
    9. Christus Victor et Propitiator: The Death of Christ, Substitute and Conqueror - 171
    Sinclair B. Ferguson
    10. The Role of Resurrection in the Already-and-Not-Yet Phases of Justification - 190
    G. K. Beale

  • Part 5: The Supremacy of God in All Things
    11. A Biblical Theology of the Glory of God - 215
    Thomas R. Schreiner
    12. The Kingdom of God as the Mission of God - 235
    Scott J. Hafemann
    13. The Mystery of Marriage - 253
    James M. Hamilton Jr.
    14. Pleasing God by Our Obedience: A Neglected New Testament Teaching - 272
    Wayne Grudem
    15. The Glory and Supremacy of Jesus Christ in Ethnic Distinctions and over Ethnic Identities - 293
    Thabiti Anyabwile
    16. Dethroning Money to Treasure Christ above All - 308
    Randy Alcorn
    17. “Abortion Is about God”: Piper’s Passionate, Prophetic Pro-Life Preaching - 328
    Justin Taylor
    18. A God-Centered Worldview: Recovering the Christian Mind by Rediscovering the Master Narrative of the Bible - 351
    R. Albert Mohler Jr.

  • Part 6: Preaching and Pastoral Ministry
    19. Proclaiming the Gospel and the Glory of God: The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards for Preaching - 369
    Stephen J. Nichols
    20. The Pastor and the Trinity - 386
    C. J. Mahaney
    21. The Pastor as Worshiper - 405
    Ray Ortlund
    22. The Pastor as Counselor - 419
    David Powlison
    23. The Pastor as Shepherd - 443
    Mark Dever
    24. The Pastor as Leader - 463
    John MacArthur
    25. The Pastor and His Study - 477
    William D. Mounce

  • Part 7: Ministries
    26. The Vision and Ministry of Desiring God - 499
    Jon Bloom
    27. The Vision and History of the Bethlehem Institute - 508
    Tom Steller

  • Subject Index 516

  • Person Index 525

  • Scripture Index 529

What do you think? Worth the $23?

~ Todd

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