Book Summary and Review: Salvation Accomplished by the Son: The Work of Christ, by Robert A. Peterson
Book Reviews / June 26, 2017

Title: Salvation Accomplished by the Son: The Work of Christ Author: Robert A. Peterson Publisher: Crossway, 2012 Length: 619 pages Reviewer: Lance Quinn Available on Amazon Recommended. What could be more edifying for the Christian than to read about the life and ministry of Jesus Christ?  Robert A. Peterson, Professor of Systematic Theology at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, has written Salvation Accomplished by the Son: The Work of Christ, a lengthy summation of the Person and Work of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  What is both a rare and  commendable feature about this book is how Peterson provides excellent, detailed, and lucid exposition of virtually every Old Testament and New Testament passage which either anticipates or explains the various aspects of the earthly (and beyond) work of Jesus.  He provides significant exegesis in order to substantiate his various perspectives on the work of Christ, especially where disagreements and disputes have arisen.  The book is an attempt by Peterson to comprehensively portray a distillation of the entire biblical teaching on the doctrine of salvation. In the first section of the book (21—269), Peterson capably fills out our understanding of what he calls the nine “saving events” of Christ.  Obviously,…