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Evangelical Theology

Evangelical Theology

by Michael F. Bird

Evangelical Theology is a systematic theology written from the perspective of a biblical scholar. Michael F. Bird contends that the center, unity, and boundary of the evangelical faith is the evangel (= gospel), as opposed to doctrines like justification by faith or inerrancy. Using the gospel as a theological leitmotif, this text presents an authentically e… Read more…

Counterpoints (32 Volume Collection)

Counterpoints (32 Volume Collection)

by Mark L. Strauss, Michael F. Bird, Paul E. Engle, Wayne Grudem, Ardel Caneday, Kenneth Berding, Stanley N. Gundry, Darrell Bock, John H. Armstrong, Matthew Barrett, Paul Basden, James R. Beck, Steven B. Cowan and William Crockett

The Counterpoints Series provides a variety of viewpoints on various widely discussed theological topics. Unlike many theological works, the different views are all presented by well-known authors and scholars who actually advocate the view in question. The views are also presented in a debate-like format with rebuttals by the other authors included after … Read more…

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New Testament in its World Text & Audio Lecture Collection

New Testament in its World Text & Audio Lecture Collection

by Michael F. Bird and N. T. Wright

Finally: an introduction that captures the excitement of the early Christians, helping today's readers to think like a first-century believer while reading the text responsibly for today. The New Testament in Its World is your passageway from the twenty-first century to the era of Jesus and the first Christians. In short, The New Test… Read more…

New Testament in Its World

New Testament in Its World

by Michael F. Bird and N. T. Wright

Finally: an introduction that captures the excitement of the early Christians, helping today's readers to think like a first-century believer while reading the text responsibly for today. The New Testament in Its World is your passageway from the twenty-first century to the era of Jesus and the first Christians. A highly-readable, one… Read more…

What Christians Ought to Believe Text & Audio Lecture Collection

What Christians Ought to Believe Text & Audio Lecture Collection

by Michael F. Bird and Michael F. Bird

Modern Christians have often hesitated to embrace the ancient creeds because of our “nothing but the Bible” tradition. In What Christians Ought to Believe Michael Bird opens our eyes to the possibilities of the Apostle’s Creed as a way to explore and understand the basic teachings of the Christian faith. In this special Olive Tree co… Read more…

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How God Became Jesus

How God Became Jesus

by Michael F. Bird

In his recent book How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher From Galilee historian Bart Ehrman explores a claim that resides at the heart of the Christian faith--- that Jesus of Nazareth was, and is, God. According to Ehrman, though, this is not what the earliest disciples believed, nor what Jesus claimed about himself. The first response bo… Read more…

New Testament in Its World: Audio Lectures, Part 1 of 2
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New Testament in Its World: Audio Lectures, Part 1 of 2

by Michael F. Bird, N. T. Wright, Michael Bird and N Wright

The Zondervan Biblical and Theological Lectures series provides a unique audio learning experience. Unlike a traditional audiobook's direct narration of a book's text, The New Testament in Its World: Audio Lectures includes high quality live-recordings of college-level lectures that cover the important points from each subject as well as relevant mat… Read more…

New Testament in Its World: Audio Lectures, Part 2 of 2
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New Testament in Its World: Audio Lectures, Part 2 of 2

by Michael F. Bird, N. T. Wright, Michael Bird and N Wright

The Zondervan Biblical and Theological Lectures series provides a unique audio learning experience. Unlike a traditional audiobook's direct narration of a book's text, The New Testament in Its World: Audio Lectures includes high quality live-recordings of college-level lectures that cover the important points from each subject as well as relevant mat… Read more…

New Testament in Its World Workbook

New Testament in Its World Workbook

by Michael F. Bird and N. T. Wright

This workbook accompanies The New Testament in Its World by N. T. Wright and Michael F. Bird. Following the textbook's structure, it offers assessment questions, exercises, and activities designed to support the students' learning experience. Reinforcing the teaching in the textbook, this workbook will not only help to enhance their understanding of … Read more…

Romans: Story of God Bible Commentary (SGBC)

Romans: Story of God Bible Commentary (SGBC)

by Michael F. Bird

A new commentary for today's world, The Story of God Bible Commentary explains and illuminates each passage of Scripture in light of the Bible’s grand story. The first commentary series to do so, SGBC offers a clear and compelling exposition of biblical texts, guiding everyday readers in how to creatively and faithfully live out the Bible in their own … Read more…

Four Views on the Apostle Paul: Audio Lectures
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Four Views on the Apostle Paul: Audio Lectures

by Luke Timothy Johnson, Thomas Schreiner, Michael F. Bird, Thomas R. Schreiner, Douglas A. Campbell, Michael Bird, Mark D Nanos, Douglas Campbell, Mark Nanos and Luke Johnson

The Zondervan Biblical and Theological Lectures series provides a unique audio learning experience. Unlike a traditional audiobook's direct narration of a book's text, Four Views on the Apostle Paul: Audio Lectures include high quality live-recordings of college-level lectures that cover the important points from each subject as well as relevant mate… Read more…

Are You the One Who Is to Come?: The Historical Jesus and the Messianic Question

Are You the One Who Is to Come?: The Historical Jesus and the Messianic Question

by Michael F. Bird and Stanley Porter

Did Jesus claim to be the long-awaited "messiah"? Going against much contemporary scholarship, Australian scholar Michael Bird argues that he did. He begins by exploring the messianic expectations in the Old Testament and Second Temple Jewish literature. Next, Bird points out weaknesses in current arguments that "Messiah," or "Christ,"… Read more…


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