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Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1-2 Samuel (OT Vol 4)

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1-2 Samuel (OT Vol 4)

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…

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, Stanley N. Gundry, Peter J. Leithart and Jason S. Sexton

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…

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…