Book Review: Under and Open Heaven

Theology Still Matters

Under an Open Heaven Is written by Dr. John Johnson who is a professor of pastoral theology at Western Seminary.  Dr. Johnson also has over thirty years of pastoral experience.  The book is 264 pages long, and looks at thirteen selections from John’s gospel that help bring new life to the people of Christ.

The thirteen selections make up the thirteen chapters of the book and look at the conversations that our Lord had with Nathaniel, His own mother, Nicodemus, the woman at the well, the man at the pool of Bethesda, the feeding of the 5,000, the blind man, the upper room, and his resurrection.  Each selection is engaging and challenges the reader to apply the teaching in its modern context.

This book is not an in depth exegesis of the Gospel account, but reads more like a devotional in many aspects.  One of the ways this is noticeable…

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