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Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - New Testament Set (18 Vols.)

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - New Testament Set (18 Vols.)

by Robert L. Hubbard Jr., W. Ward Gasque and Robert K. Johnston

Each volume in the Understanding the Bible Commentary Series breaks down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. They present a careful section-by-section exposition of the biblical books with key terms and phrases highlighted and all Greek transliterat… Read more…

Finding God in the Movies 33 Films of Reel Faith

Finding God in the Movies 33 Films of Reel Faith

by Robert K. Johnston and Catherine M. Barsotti

You love movies. Who Doesn't?In Finding God in the Movies Catherine Barsotti and Robert Johnston show you how to combine your love of movies with your desire for God. Introducing thirty-three films of faith--ranging from Tender Mercies to X-Men--the authors identify and explore key biblical themes like forgiveness, faith, and repentance. An enthusiastic guid… Read more…

Reel Spirituality (Engaging Culture) Theology and Film in Dialogue

Reel Spirituality (Engaging Culture) Theology and Film in Dialogue

by Robert K. Johnston

Increasingly, thinking Christians are examining the influential role that movies play in our cultural dialogue. Reel Spirituality successfully heightens readers' sensitivity to the theological truths and statements about the human condition expressed through modern cinema. This second edition cites 200 new movies and encourages readers to ponder movie themes… Read more…

Useless Beauty Ecclesiastes through the Lens of Contemporary Film

Useless Beauty Ecclesiastes through the Lens of Contemporary Film

by Robert K. Johnston

How should Christians relate to the difficult and contradictory messages of modern movies? In Useless Beauty, Robert K. Johnston presents the bold position that films can be our "eyeglasses and hearing aids" in understanding the Book of Ecclesiastes. Taking up movies such as American Beauty, Magnolia, and About Schmidt, he addresses such biblical i… Read more…

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God's Wider Presence Reconsidering General Revelation

by Robert K. Johnston

What are we to make of those occasional yet illuminating experiences of God's presence that occur outside both church and Scripture? We may encounter God's revelatory presence as we experience a beautiful sunset, the birth of a child, or a work of art, music, or literature. While theologians have tended to describe such experiences abstractly as mere traces … Read more…