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Holman Concise Bible Commentary

Holman Concise Bible Commentary

by David S. Dockery

With solid scholarship and exceptional clarity, the Holman Concise Bible Commentary gives readers a feel for the key themes and intentions of all 66 books in the Bible. But don’t mistake concise for incomplete; this volume also contains detailed introductions to the ten major units of Scripture (the Gospels, Paul’s letters, etc.), maps related to bib… Read more…

Art and Music

Art and Music

by David S. Dockery, Paul Munson, Joshua Farris Drake and David S. Dockery

God made us to enjoy beauty wherever we find it, whether it’s music or the visual arts.  But sin finds ways to obscure what is right in front of our eyes and ears. Drawing on years of teaching experience, two professors offer tips for understanding, evaluating, and appreciating art in all its forms while highlighting the important ways in which a… Read more…

The Great Tradition of Christian Thinking A Student

The Great Tradition of Christian Thinking A Student's Guide

by David S. Dockery, Timothy George, David S. Dockery and Timothy George

A college education becomes truly meaningful when faith affects what happens in the classroom every day. According to David Dockery and Timothy George, it’s only by stepping into the great tradition of Christian thinking that students can take hold of the true power of their education. They demonstrate that vibrant, world-changing Christianity is not a… Read more…

Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts

by David S. Dockery, David S. Dockery and Gene C. FantJr.

An excellent liberal arts education holds purpose-giving and society-shaping power. But how do we tap into that power and make the most of liberal learning for the glory of God? Professor Gene Fant teaches how to maximize a liberal arts education by outlining its history, criticisms, purposes, and benefits. Ultimately, he shows that liberal learning equips u… Read more…

Political Thought

Political Thought

by David S. Dockery, David S. Dockery and Hunter Baker

Politics affect everyone everywhere. Yet most people do not know how to communicate or think methodically (much less unemotionally) about the issues at hand. What we need is for our thinking to be grounded in the basic framework of order, freedom, justice, and equality. Award-winning professor Hunter Baker helps political amateurs gain a foundational underst… Read more…

Southern Baptist Identity

Southern Baptist Identity

by David S. Dockery, Timothy George, Richard Land, Russell D. Moore, R. Albert MohlerJr., Russell D. Moore, David S. Dockery, Timothy George, Daniel L. Akin, Paige Patterson, Ed Stetzer, R. Stanton Norman, Gregory A. Wills, Richard Land, James Leo Garrett, Morris H. Chapman, Jim Shaddix, Thom Rainer, M Day, Russell Moore and Mike Day

What was once a small, southern, predominantly white denomination has become America's largest evangelical denomination. Yet with the Southern Baptist Convention's growth have come the challenges of increasing fragmentation, theological controversy, and sweeping cultural change. These challenges have caused leaders and members to ask: What does it mean to be… Read more…

Philosophy: A Student

Philosophy: A Student's Guide

by David S. Dockery, David S. Dockery and David K. Naugle

Philosophy pervades every sphere of life from the defense of the gospel to the formulation of Christian doctrine to the daily decisions we make. In this work, distinguished professor David Naugle gives us a firm understanding of the basic issues, thinkers, and sub-disciplines in the field of philosophy as well as an invitation to engage with the contemporary… Read more…

Why We Belong

Why We Belong

by David S. Dockery, Christopher W. Morgan, Robert A. Peterson, Timothy George, Gerald Bray, David S. Dockery, Timothy George, Gerald Bray, Christopher W. Morgan, Robert A. Peterson, Bryan Chapell, Douglas A. Sweeney, Anthony L. Chute, Bryan D. Klaus and Timothy C. Tennent

Denominations. The mention of the word is often enough to spark strong reactions, regardless of whether one is for or against them. This hopeful new volume, made up of contributions from prominent evangelical leaders, argues for the importance of denominations, highlighting their significant strengths while acknowledging potential weaknesses. Contributors fr… Read more…

Psychology

Psychology

by David S. Dockery, David S. Dockery and Stanton L. Jones

In this accessible student’s guide, an experienced professor examines the study of psychology from a distinctly Christian perspective, introducing readers to key issues such as the origins of morality, nature vs. nurture, the relationship between the mind and the brain, and the concept of personal identity. Whether examining the history of psychologic… Read more…

Christian Worldview

Christian Worldview

by David S. Dockery, Philip Graham Ryken, David S. Dockery and Philip Graham Ryken

Everything we think, say, and do reflects our worldview. Whether we realize it or not, basic beliefs about God, humanity, history, and the future inevitably shape how we live. Philip Ryken, prolific author and president of Wheaton College, explains the distinguishing marks of the Christian worldview, helping us to engage thoughtfully with our increasingly p… Read more…

History

History

by David S. Dockery and Nathan A. Finn

A robust understanding of the past has the power to shape our perspective on the present and plans for the future. In this introduction to the study of history, a historian helps students grasp what it means to examine and explore history from a distinctly Christian perspective. In addition to opening students’ eyes to the riches of the past, this… Read more…