As a small group leader, I have searched for a book to provide a basic knowledge of early Christian doctrine, how it developed, and how it remained true to the New Testament. While I could reach for my Jaroslav Pelikan books, something more simplistic is needed for those small group meetings. My fantasy book needs […]
SPCK has the title in June (around the 20th) while Baker has it is in November, just in time for SBL: This book proposes to introduce and discuss the relationship between historical criticism and Christian theology, in the hope of addressing the relative paucity of evangelical engagement with historical-critical scholarship. The book posits that this […]
Benson, Bruce Ellis, and James Smith. Liturgy as a Way of Life: Embodying the Arts in Christian Worship. Baker Academic, 2013. Bruce Ellis Benson has not improvised this book, which may or may not be an ironic way to introduce a volume dedicated to improvising our liturgical response to the divine. Instead, he is meticulously designed […]
I’ve been thinking about what to do next in my rather large small group (Sunday School). Last time, we got into a brief but good discussion on who decided what books and even why we follow the Hebrew rather than the Greek like Jesus… LIKE JESUS DID YOU BLOODY HERETICS. Anyway, these two titles from […]
You can find it here, or… Academic Catalog Theological, Historical & Ethical Studies (pages 1-15) PDF Bible & Interpretation (pages 16-36) PDF Practical Theology, Spirituality & Formation (pages 37-42) and Also of Interest to the Academy (pages 43-46) PDF Complete List, Indexes, Policies, and Order Form (pages 47-108)PDF
Carter, Warren. Seven Events That Shaped the New Testament World. Baker Academic, 2013. ___ Warren Carter never fails to delight in bringing the context of the ancient world to bear on the shape and telling of Scripture. His latest work does not fail to continue this track, but takes a broader reach and appeal than […]
Apologetics is changing. Yes, the stereotype of the white man in a suit that simply loves to argue and has a special place in his heart for the teleological argument is still around, but more and more people are realizing that while Christianity can certainly be defended historically, evidentially, and logically, reason only gets us […]
That’s the first one… find the rest here. Beale’s book, Commentary on the New Testament’s Use of the Old Testament, is a fantastic one. I have it on Logos, but have not yet gotten a chance to purchase his latest.
This useful, concise introduction to the worlds around the New Testament focuses on seven key moments in the centuries before and after Jesus. It enlightens readers about the beginnings of the Christian movement, showing how religious, political, and economic factors were interwoven in the fabric of the New Testament world. Leading New Testament scholar Warren […]
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