After providing substantial background information on Paul's world, career, letters, gospel, spirituality, and theology, Gorman covers in full detail each of the thirteen Pauline epistles. Enhancing the text are questions for reflection and discussion at the end of each chapter as well as numerous photos, maps, and tables throughout.
The new introduction in this second edition helpfully situates the book within current approaches to Paul. Gorman also brings the conversation up-to-date with major recent developments in Pauline studies and devotes greater attention to themes of participation, transformation, resurrection, justice, and peace. Michael J. Gorman holds the Raymond E. A highly regarded New Testament scholar, he has also written Cruciformity , Inhabiting the Cruciform God , Becoming the Gospel , and several other works.
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The result is a thorough, balanced treatment of one of the most important figures in Christianity. Stanley E. Porter is president, dean, professor of New Testament, and holder of the Roy A. The definitive reference work on Augustine that scholars, from all fields of theological study, describe as "superb" and "indispensable" for students, scholars, libraries, and anyone interested in studying Augustine. While the work provides exhaustive resources on Augustine's own life and his theological and pastoral work, it also provides an exceptional wealth of information about scholarship, past and present on the great theologian.
Moreover, it documents the influence of Augustine on the Catholic Church, the Reformation and on great thinkers and theologians such as Kierkegaard, Luther, Erasmus, and Calvin. Topics range from archeology to martyrdom, from imagination to Augustine's personal friends. Allan D. He has written numberous books and essays on Augustine of Hippo and is a member of the Order of St.
Twentieth-century Dutch missiologist and prolific author J. Bavinck was committed to confronting the world with the saving message of Christ. In this first English translation of the Dutch work published in , Bavinck presents a cosmic kingdom vision and champions the coming of the kingdom of Christ as the basic message of the gospel. Bavinck eloquently challenges believers to live as kingdom people as he expresses a uniquely Reformed perspective on the eternal significance of our temporal world.
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His eschatological vision, which permeates the book, is now more relevant than ever as climate change, resource depletion, financial turmoil, and other issues increasingly threaten our world. Johan Herman Bavinck was the premier twentieth-century missiologist in the Dutch Calvinist tradition. A prolific author, he worked both as a pastor and as a professor in the Netherlands and Indonesia. Some choice writings of his are available in The J.
Bavinck Reader This highly acclaimed and widely used survey offers a concise, up-to-date summary of archaeological information as it pertains to the study of the Bible. With a good grasp of archaeological facts, knowledge of the archaeological sites and excavations, Thompson discusses adequately and, at times in some detail, artifacts that come from tells and tombs. As lecturer in Old Testament Studies at Baptist Theological College of New South Wales, Thompson knows how to relate the findings of archaeology to the wider interests of biblical study.
Thompson John A. Thompson was the first director of the Australian Institute of Archaeology in Melbourne. He held degrees from the University of Queensland and the University of Melbourne in science, the arts, and divinity. The Bible has plenty to say about human disability; most of it is negative.
Yet Amos Yong — a theologian whose life experience includes growing up alongside a brother with Down syndrome — argues that it is the way we read biblical texts, not the Bible itself, that causes us unthinkingly to marginalize those with disabilities. Applying a "hermeneutics of suspicion" to traditional methods of interpreting the Bible, Yong rereads and reinterprets texts from the Old Testament, John, Luke-Acts, and Paul from the perspective of people with disabilities.
Revealing and dismantling the underlying stigma of disability that exists even in the church, he shows how the Bible offers good news to people of all abilities — and he challenges churches to reorganize their practices as they strive to become more inviting, healing, and reconciling communities of faith. The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Nag Hammadi texts, and new Targums has greatly increased scholarly interest in the relationship between the New Testament and first-century Judaism. This critically acclaimed study sheds light on this relationship by exploring the methods the earliest Christians used to interpret the Old Testament.
By comparing the first Christian writings with Jewish documents from the same period, Longenecker helps to discern both the key differences between Christianity and Judaism and the Judaic roots of the Christian faith. The original content has been largely unchanged, though a new forty-one page preface has been included to interact with particular topics of importance. Additions to references in the footnotes concerning recent significant developments and corrections of content in the text have been made. This second edition of Biblical Exegesis in the Apostolic Period seeks to introduce new findings and research since the original release in A prominent New Testament scholar, Richard N.
He is now retired. His education includes B. He was also honored with a D. Author of numerous books, his volume of Word Biblical Commentary, Volume Galatians is currently available for download.bbmpay.veritrans.co.id/salamanca-expat-dating.php
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He is presently working on a major commentary on Paul's Epistle to the Romans, to be published in the New International Greek Testament Commentary series. Although scholars have studied ancient Israel for centuries, their purpose has for much of that time been primarily to illuminate and clarify the biblical story. Kelle describe how scholars have increasingly begun in recent years to tell the story of ancient Israel and its neighbors on its own terms, using both biblical and extra-biblical sources without privileging the biblical perspective.
Each chapter includes pull-boxes explaining key terms and concepts, discussion questions to deepen understanding, and suggestions for further reading. Brad E. In this latest addition to the Bible in Medieval Tradition series, Joy Schroeder provides substantial excerpts from seven noteworthy medieval biblical interpreters who commented on Genesis between the ninth and fifteenth centuries. Now available in English for the first time and representing a chronological and geographical range of authors—including Hildegard of Bingen, Nicholas of Lyra, and Denis the Carthusian—these clear, readable translations illustrate the rich diversity of medieval approaches to biblical interpretation.
The commentary covers the entire book of Genesis and includes an in-depth introduction by Schroeder that locates each of the medieval authors within his or her context. Joy A. Schroeder is professor of church history at Trinity Lutheran Seminary, professor of religion at Capital University, and holder of the Bergener Chair of Theology and Religion at both schools in Columbus, Ohio.
In this volume, part of the Bible in Medieval Tradition series, Joy Schroeder provides substantial excerpts from seven noteworthy biblical interpreters who commented on Jeremiah between the ninth and fifteenth centuries. Following a survey of early and medieval Christian authors and their interpretive approaches, Schroeder offers original translations from medieval commentators writing on twenty-four chapters of Jeremiah, including all chapters present in major western lectionaries.
In addition to her clear, readable renderings of texts from authors including Thomas Aquinas, Nicholas of Lyra, and Denis the Carthusian, Schroeder provides an introduction to each author represented, locating him within his historical and theological context. The well-chosen selections in this masterful volume illustrate the rich diversity of medieval approaches to biblical interpretation and offer an intriguing glimpse into the worldview of medieval commentators. In this wise little book Mouw defends Christian scholarship as an important and legitimate endeavor, responding in particular to those traditions that continue to be suspicious of intellectual pursuits.
Writing in an inviting, conversational style, Mouw reflects candidly on the faithful Christian cultivation of the life of the mind and offers gentle advice on how Christians, especially evangelicals, might fruitfully navigate the world of the academy as followers of Jesus. Richard J.
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Mouw is distinguished professor of faith and public life and former president of Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California. This classic defense of orthodox Christianity, written to counter the liberalism that arose in the early s, establishes the importance of scriptural doctrine and contrasts the teachings of liberalism and orthodoxy on God and man, the Bible, Christ, salvation, and the church.
It was named one of the top books of the millennium by World magazine and one of the top books of the twentieth century by Christianity Today. After a dispute against the emerging modernist theology at Princeton, Machen became one of the principal founders of Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, where he taught until his death. Hodge, and B. Warfield , and his works reflect their tradition of conservative, Calvinist orthodoxy. This book arose out of a methods seminar for graduate students at the beginning of their doctoral work. It is not only a practical resource for students studying church history and history of doctrine, but also for those interested in the areas of systematic and philosophical theology.
Church History offers graduate students who plan to become professional historians the guidelines, methods, and basic reference tools needed for successfully researching and writing in the disciplines of church history and theology.
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It is organized to aid students in the ability to define a topic, locate the source materials, and write quality papers. The bibliography and appendix are considered an integral part of the book, and students will find particularly useful the information on the use of computer applications in research. James E. Bradley is Geoffrey W. He received his B. He is the author of Religion, Revolution, and English Radicalism. Richard A.
Muller is the P. He acquired an M. Div from Union Theological Seminary and a Ph. Ferguson offers a genuine biblical theology of the church that the pastor, church leader, layperson and student will find informational and useful. Carefully grounding ecclesiology in the person and work of Christ, Ferguson unveils a comprehensive model of the church that is both biblically centered and relevant. After emphasizing the value of the Old Testament for the Christian, he presents three important images regarding the nature of the church: the people of God, the body of Christ, and the community of the Spirit.
His treatment of sin, the cross, and the human response to God is connected to his idea of ecclesiology.
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Worship, baptism, gifts, ministry, Christian ethics, discipline and unity are some of the major themes the author addresses. He is now professor emeritus in its College of Biblical Studies and distinguished scholar-in-residence. Although he retired from full-time teaching in to devote himself to research, he occasionally teaches a few classes at ACU. He is the author of many books, including Backgrounds of Early Christianity. This book explores anew the theme of creation in Scripture, tradition, and contemporary theology.
David Fergusson defends the classical account of creation out of nothing but pays more sustained attention than the Christian tradition typically has given to the holistic significance of the created world. Offering both doctrinal exposition and apologetic argument, Fergusson discusses creation in relation to the problem of evil and the fall, divine providence, deism, Darwinian evolution, environmental ethics, animal rights, even touching on the topic of extraterrestrial intelligence.
David Fergusson is professor of divinity and principal of New College at the University of Edinburgh.
In this book Rutledge addresses the issues and controversies that have caused pastors to speak of the cross only in the most general, bland terms, precluding a full understanding and embrace of the gospel by their congregations. She mines the classical writings of the Church Fathers, the medieval scholastics, and the Reformers as well as more recent scholarship, while bringing them all into contemporary context. Widely known for her preaching, Rutledge seeks to encourage preachers, teachers, and anyone else interested in what Christians believe to be the central event of world history.
Fleming Rutledge is an Episcopal priest widely recognized in North America and the UK as a preacher, lecturer, and teacher of other preachers. Her published sermon collections, most recently And God Spoke to Abraham: Preaching from the Old Testament , have received acclaim across denominational lines.
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