Resources by Roger E. Olson for The Bible Study App - Olive Tree Bible Software

Build Your Ultimate Study Bible

Resources by Roger E. Olson

For The Bible Study App

God in Dispute

God in Dispute

by Roger E. Olson

God in Dispute creatively explores the history of Christian thought by imagining a series of twenty-nine dialogues and debates among key figures throughout church history. It traces the history of theology via such conversation partners as Augustine and Pelagius, Calvin and Arminius, Barth and Brunner, and Bultmann and Pannenberg. Each imagined dialogue incl… Read more…

For and Against Calvinism

For and Against Calvinism

by Michael Horton and Roger E. Olson

Two-book pack containing award-winning author Michael Horton’s For Calvinism and Roger Olson’s Against Calvinism. Taking us beyond the caricatures, Michael Horton invites us to explore the teachings of Calvinism, also commonly known as Reformed theology, by showing us how it is biblical and God-centered, leading us to live our lives for the glory of G… Read more…

Against Calvinism

Against Calvinism

by Roger E. Olson

Calvinist theology has been debated and promoted for centuries. But is it a theology that should last? Roger Olson suggests that Calvinism, also commonly known as Reformed theology, holds an unwarranted place in our list of accepted theologies. In Against Calvinism, readers will find scholarly arguments explaining why Calvinist theology is incorrect and how … Read more…

Reclaiming Pietism Retrieving an Evangelical Tradition

Reclaiming Pietism Retrieving an Evangelical Tradition

by Roger E. Olson and Christian T. Collins Winn

The historical movement known as Pietism emphasized the response of faith and inward transformation as crucial aspects of conversion to Christ. Unfortunately, Pietism today is often equated with a “holier-than-thou” spiritual attitude, religious legalism, or withdrawal from involvement in society.In this book Roger Olson and Christian Collins Winn argue … Read more…

The Mosaic of Christian Belief: Twenty Centuries of Unity & Diversity

The Mosaic of Christian Belief: Twenty Centuries of Unity & Diversity

by Roger E. Olson

An ECPA 2003 Gold Medallion Finalist! The story of Christian theology has often been divisive and disjointed. Providing this companion volume to his earlier work The Story of Christian Theology, Roger E. Olson thematically traces the contours of Christian belief down through the ages, revealing a pattern of both unity and diversity. He finds a consensus o… Read more…

Finding God in the Shack: Seeking Truth in a Story of Evil and Redemption

Finding God in the Shack: Seeking Truth in a Story of Evil and Redemption

by Roger E. Olson

The Shack has touched millions of readers with its portrayal of a compassionate God in the face of great evil. Many have identified with the main character's Great Sadness, the terrible burden of grief that often accompanies and follows a deep loss, for the Great Sadness is part of the human condition. And it compels us to ask, Where is God? Who is God? Rog… Read more…

The Journey of Modern Theology: From Reconstruction to Deconstruction

The Journey of Modern Theology: From Reconstruction to Deconstruction

by Roger E. Olson

Modernity has been an age of revolutions—political, scientific, industrial and philosophical. Consequently, it has also been an age of revolutions in theology, as Christians attempt to make sense of their faith in light of the cultural upheavals around them, what Walter Lippman once called the 'acids of modernity.' Modern theology is the result of this str… Read more…