Historiae ecclesiasticae collecta: a weekly roundup of blogs, articles, books, and more

By Dustin Bruce

Registration is now open for “Whitefield & the Great Awakening,” a conference of the AFCBS. The conference will run October 21–22 on the beautiful campus of Southern Seminary. Find out more here.

Also, take an associated course with Dr. Michael Haykin and receive Master’s level course credit. Conference registration is included with tuition.


  1. Fred Sanders reflects on this week’s Future of Protestantism debate with Prescriptions for Protestants.
  2. Video from Wheaton College’s recent conference, “The Spirit of God: Christian Renewal in the Community of Faith, have now been made available online. There are several sessions that may peak your historical interest.
  3. On Doctrina Coram Deo, Shawn Wilhite reviews Rowan Greer’s Captain of Our Salvation: A Study in the Patristic Exegesis of Hebrews.
  4. Sharon James writes on “The Life and Significance of Ann Hasseltine Judson (1789-1826)” in the recent issue of SBTS Journal of Missions.
  5. On The Church Society blog, Simon Tomkins cleverly presents “An interview with the Archbishop of Canterbury.”
  6. Check out this “Coffee Table Talk at the Café Einstein Stammhaus in Berlin” about the study of early Christianity at Marginalia Review of Books.
  7. Check out John Fea’s recent interview of Luke Harlow based on his forthcoming book, Religion, Race, and the Making of Confederate Kentucky (Cambridge University Press, May 2014).
  8. Also, check out John Fea’s upcoming project writing a history of the American Bible Society.
  9. Check out this post on the Crossway Blog, “Martyn Lloyd-Jones: The World’s Best Grandfather.”
  10. Finally, on the Founder’s Blog, check out two posts by Tom Nettles, “Fuller the Non-Calvinist” and “Fullerite: the Doctrine of Inability.”

Recent Book Releases

  1. John Calvin as Sixteenth-Century Prophet by Jon Balserak. Oxford.
  2. Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer by Charles Marsh. Knopf.
  3. The Letters of Heloise and Abelard: A Translation of Their Collected Correspondence and Related Writings (New Middle Ages), ed. Mary Martin McLaughlin and Bonnie Wheeler. New Middle Ages.
  4. While not a recent release, Steve Weaver informs us as to how some copies of Jonathan Arnold’s, The Reformed Theology of Benjamin Keach (1640-1704) have been made available to those of us on this side of the pond.

From the Fuller Center

  1. Steve Weaver announces that registration is now open for the Fuller Center’s Fall conference on “George Whitefield and the Great Awakening.”
  2. Contributor Evan Burns posts on Adoniram Judson’s declaration that “The Best of All Is, God With Us.”
  3. Also, Michael Haykin presents “Andrew Fuller on the extent of the atonement: A surrejoinder to Drs. Allen and Caner.”

What did I miss this week?  Share in the comments or on Twitter: @AFCBS or @dustinbruce.

 Note: Inclusion of an article, book, or any other form of media on the Historiae ecclesiasticae collecta does not constitute a theological endorsement by the compiler, Michael Haykin, the Andrew Fuller Center or Southern Seminary.


Dustin Bruce lives in Louisville, KY where he is pursuing a PhD in Biblical Spirituality at Southern Seminary. He is a graduate of Auburn University and Southwestern Seminary. Dustin and his wife, Whitney, originally hail from Alabama.