Finish Your Piper Collection — at Long Last
At one time, it would have cost you a pretty penny to finish off your Piper book collection.
A few fanatics would pony up what it took to obtain a Cambridge-University hardback or Baker softcover of John Piper's out-of-print dissertation Love Your Enemies. But most of us saner types, even if we claimed to have "read everything by Piper," never had access to the monograph he wrote in Germany in his mid-twenties.
But Crossway has stepped in to fill the gap. The just-released 2012 republication of Piper's dissertation retains the original text — "we have let it stand as it was for historical purposes," says Piper — and adds a new preface in which Piper reflects on the book, and his three years in Germany, now four decades later.
You might ask, Is there anything you'd change forty years later? Piper anticipates this question. He says he would not…