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Holy People, Holy Land

Holy People, Holy Land

by Michael Dauphinais and Matthew Levering

Holy People, Holy Land is a mind-expanding journey through the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. The authors reveal that the Old Testament themes of land and Law, temple and covenant, all begin and end with God's gracious salvific work in Christ, who fulfills the Law, establishes perfect justice, and is the true Temple. Dauphinais and … Read more…

Brazos Theological Commentary: Ezra and Nehemiah

Brazos Theological Commentary: Ezra and Nehemiah

by Matthew Levering

This volume, like each in the Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible, is designed to serve the church--through aid in preaching, teaching, study groups, and so forth--and demonstrate the continuing intellectual and practical viability of theological interpretation of the Bible. Ezra & Nehemiah is the fourth volume in the series.… Read more…

The Theology of Augustine An Introductory Guide to His Most Important Works

The Theology of Augustine An Introductory Guide to His Most Important Works

by Matthew Levering

Most theology students realize Augustine is tremendously influential on the Christian tradition as a whole, but they generally lack real knowledge of his writings. This volume introduces Augustine's theology through seven of his most important works. Matthew Levering begins with a discussion of Augustine's life and times and then provides a full surv… Read more…

Vincent of Lérins and the Development of Christian Doctrine ()

Vincent of Lérins and the Development of Christian Doctrine ()

by Matthew Levering, Hans Boersma and Thomas G. Guarino

The theology of Vincent of Lérins is often reduced to a memorable slogan: "We hold that faith which has been believed everywhere, always, and by everyone." Thomas Guarino argues that this "Vincentian canon" has frequently been taken out of context. This book introduces Vincent's thought and its reception in Christian history, e… Read more…

Basil of Caesarea (Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality)

Basil of Caesarea (Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality)

by Matthew Levering, Hans Boersma and Stephen M. Hildebrand

Fourth-century church father Basil of Caesarea was an erudite Scripture commentator, an architect of Trinitarian theology, a founder of monasticism, and a metropolitan bishop. This introduction to Basil's thought surveys his theological, spiritual, and monastic writings, showing the importance of his work for contemporary theology and spirituality. It br… Read more…

Engaging the Doctrine of Revelation The Mediation of the Gospel through Church and Scripture

Engaging the Doctrine of Revelation The Mediation of the Gospel through Church and Scripture

by Matthew Levering

How do human beings today receive divine revelation? Where and in what ways is it mediated so that all generations can hear the fullness of the gospel? In this volume, distinguished theologian Matthew Levering shows that divine revelation has been truthfully mediated through the church, the gospel, and Scripture so that we can receive it in its fullness toda… Read more…

Engaging the Doctrine of the Holy Spirit Love and Gift in the Trinity and the Church

Engaging the Doctrine of the Holy Spirit Love and Gift in the Trinity and the Church

by Matthew Levering

A Distinguished Theologian on the Doctrine of the Holy SpiritDistinguished theologian Matthew Levering offers a historical examination of the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, defending an Augustinian model against various contemporary theological views. A companion piece to Levering's Engaging the Doctrine of Revelation, this work critically engages contempo… Read more…

Gregory of Nazianzus (Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality)

Gregory of Nazianzus (Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality)

by Matthew Levering, Hans Boersma and Brian Matz

An Accessible Introduction to Gregory of NazianzusBrian Matz, a respected scholar of the history of Christianity, provides an accessible and erudite introduction to the thought of fourth-century church father Gregory of Nazianzus. Matz explores Gregory's homilies, especially those that reveal Gregory's affirmation of the full deity of the Holy Spirit… Read more…

Was the Reformation a Mistake?

Was the Reformation a Mistake?

by Matthew Levering and Kevin J. Vanhoozer

Was the Reformation a mistake?In its actual historical context, it hardly seems fair to call the Reformation a 'mistake.' In 1517, the Church was in need of a spiritual and theological reform. The issues raised by Renaissance humanism - and by the profound corruption of the Church's leaders, the Avignon papacy, and the Great Schism in the fourtee… Read more…

Dying and the Virtues

Dying and the Virtues

by Matthew Levering

In this rich book Matthew Levering explores nine key virtues that we need to die (and live) well: love, hope, faith, penitence, gratitude, solidarity, humility, surrender, and courage.Retrieving and engaging a variety of biblical, theological, historical, and medical resources, Levering journeys through the various stages and challenges of the dying process,… Read more…

Athanasius (Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality)

Athanasius (Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality)

by Matthew Levering, Peter J. Leithart and Hans Boersma

This volume by a respected theologian offers fresh consideration of the work of famous fourth-century church father Athanasius, giving specific attention to his use of Scripture, his deployment of metaphysical categories, and the intersection between the two. Peter Leithart not only introduces Athanasius and his biblical theology but also puts Athanasius int… Read more…