Finally, Greg Nichols has published the long-awaited first volume of his Lectures in Systematic Theology. This offering focuses on theology proper and provides a good example of systematic theology that is exegetically driven and pastorally applied. To learn more about the book (and why you should get a copy!) check out Dr. Brian Borgman's helpful review published on Reformation21, the first part of which I've copied below with permission.
With the release of Lectures in Systematic Theology: the Doctrine of God, Greg Nichols has given us a feast that is marvelously pastoral and practical, deeply theological and consistently exegetical. In this work, Nichols approaches systematic theology as one deeply influenced by Professor John Murray. Rather than simply stating propositions and listing proof texts, Nichols exegetes the "epitomizing texts" that relate to each topic. As a Confessional Baptist who is immersed in historic Reformed theology, Nichols seeks to stress the doctrinal distinctiveness of the Second London Confession. That being said, this work is not simply historical theology for Reformed Baptists. Nichols' commitment is first and foremost to the authority of Scripture and biblical exegesis. Accordingly, he has made historical theology a servant to exegesis, and has combined a fine analytical mind with a warm, God-exalting heart.... Read the entire review here.