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Counterpoints: Four Views on the Church's Mission

Counterpoints: Four Views on the Church's Mission

by Christopher J. H. Wright, John R. Franke, Jonathan Leeman and Peter J. Leithart

This book articulates various evangelical views regarding the church's mission and provides a healthy, vigorous, and gracious debate on this controversial topic. In a helpful Counterpoints format, this volume demonstrates the unique theological frameworks, doctrinal convictions, and missiological conclusions that inform and distinguish the views:Soteriol… Read more…

Counterpoints: Five Views on Biblical Inerrancy

Counterpoints: Five Views on Biblical Inerrancy

by R. Albert Mohler Jr., Peter Enns, Michael F. Bird, John R. Franke and Kevin J. Vanhoozer

There is little doubt that the inerrancy of the Bible is a current and often contentious topic among evangelicals. Five Views on Biblical Inerrancy represents a timely contribution by showcasing the spectrum of evangelical positions on inerrancy, facilitating understanding of these perspectives, particularly where and why they diverge. Each essay in Five Vie… Read more…

Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1-2 Samuel: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1-2 Samuel: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

by Thomas C. Oden and John R. Franke

The Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture does what very few of today's students of the Bible could do for themselves. With the aid of computer technology, the vast array of writings from the church fathers—including much that is available only in the ancient languages—have been combed for their comment on Scripture. From these results, scholars … Read more…

Barth for Armchair Theologians

Barth for Armchair Theologians

by John R. Franke

This volume introduces readers to the life and thought of Karl Barth (1886-1968), one of the most important theologians since the Reformation era. Featuring the Armchair series' characteristic whimsical illustrations, Barth for Armchair Theologians surveys Barth's theology as it emerges and culminates in his monumental Church Dogmatics as well as how… Read more…

The Character of Theology: An Introduction to Its Nature, Task, and Purpose

The Character of Theology: An Introduction to Its Nature, Task, and Purpose

by John R. Franke

Theology done in today's context is strikingly different from past evangelical approaches. In this new project John Franke, writing with our postmodern world in mind, reflects these directions. He offers an introduction to theology that covers the usual territory, but does so attuned to today's ecclesial and cultural context.In contradistinction to m… Read more…