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Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics

Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics

by Joel B. Green

This one-stop reference book on the vital relationship between Scripture and ethics offers helpful orientation and perspective for students, pastors, and scholars. Written to respond to the movement among biblical scholars and ethicists to recover the Bible for moral formation, it is the best reference work available on the intersection of these two fields. … Read more…

Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels

Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels

by Joel B. Green

The second edition of the Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels is a thoroughly reconstructed and revised version of the critically acclaimed 1992 first edition. Since that groundbreaking volume was published, a wave of Jesus and Gospel scholarship has crested and broken on the shores of a new century. Jesus has been proposed as sage, shaman, revolutionary,… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Gospel of Luke

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Gospel of Luke

by Joel B. Green

Comprehensive and accessible, the New International Commentary on the New Testament is one of the most highly regarded resources of current scholarship. Prepared by world-renowned authorities, it reflects exacting study of the original Greek and offers careful exegesis with preachers and teachers concerns in mind. Critical comments are footnoted; grammatical… Read more…

Practicing Theological Interpretation (Theological Explorations for the Church Catholic) Engaging Biblical Texts for Faith and Formation

Practicing Theological Interpretation (Theological Explorations for the Church Catholic) Engaging Biblical Texts for Faith and Formation

by Joel B. Green

Much is written about the theory of theological interpretation, but how does it apply to actually working with biblical texts? This volume shows that theological interpretation is not so much an exegetical method as it is a practice concerned with Scripture's role in the faith and formation of persons and church communities. Widely recognized biblical schola… Read more…

Body, Soul, and Human Life (Studies in Theological Interpretation) The Nature of Humanity in the Bible

Body, Soul, and Human Life (Studies in Theological Interpretation) The Nature of Humanity in the Bible

by Joel B. Green

Are humans composed of a material body and an immaterial soul? This view is commonly held by Christians, yet it has been undermined by recent developments in neuroscience. Exploring what Scripture and theology teach about issues such as being in the divine image, the importance of community, sin, free will, salvation, and the afterlife, Joel Green argues tha… Read more…

Narrative Reading, Narrative Preaching Reuniting New Testament Interpretation and Proclamation

Narrative Reading, Narrative Preaching Reuniting New Testament Interpretation and Proclamation

by Joel B. Green and Michael PasquarelloIII

There is often an unfortunate division between the technical work of biblical scholars and the practical work of preachers who construct sermons each week. These two fields of study, which ought to be mutually informed and supportive, are more often practically divided by divergent methods, interests, and goals. Narrative Reading, Narrative Preaching aims to… Read more…

The World of the New Testament Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts

The World of the New Testament Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts

by Joel B. Green and Lee Martin McDonald

This volume addresses the most important issues related to the study of New Testament writings. Two respected senior scholars have brought together a team of distinguished specialists to introduce the Jewish, Hellenistic, and Roman backgrounds necessary for understanding the New Testament and the early church. Contributors include renowned scholars such as L… Read more…

The New Testament and Ethics A Book-by-Book Survey

The New Testament and Ethics A Book-by-Book Survey

by Joel B. Green

This convenient text utilizes material from the well-received Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics to introduce students to the use of the New Testament for moral formation. This handy and affordable book-by-book survey of the New Testament contains key articles written by leading scholars and targeted to the needs of the classroom. It will serve as an excelle… Read more…

The Old Testament and Ethics A Book-by-Book Survey

The Old Testament and Ethics A Book-by-Book Survey

by Joel B. Green and Jacqueline E. Lapsley

The acclaimed Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics (DSE), written to respond to the movement among biblical scholars and ethicists to recover the Bible for moral formation, offered needed orientation and perspective on the vital relationship between Scripture and ethics. This book-by-book survey of the Old Testament features key articles from the DSE, bringing… Read more…

Conversion in Luke-Acts Divine Action, Human Cognition, and the People of God

Conversion in Luke-Acts Divine Action, Human Cognition, and the People of God

by Joel B. Green

Repentance and conversion are key topics in New Testament interpretation and in Christian life. However, the study of conversion in early Christianity has been plagued by psychological assumptions alien to the world of the New Testament. Leading New Testament scholar Joel Green believes that careful attention to the narrative of Luke-Acts calls for significa… Read more…

Recovering the Scandal of the Cross: Atonement in New Testament and Contemporary Contexts

Recovering the Scandal of the Cross: Atonement in New Testament and Contemporary Contexts

by Joel B. Green and Mark D. Baker

For the first-century Roman world the cross was first and foremost an instrument of shameful and violent execution. But early Christians, who had seen their world upended by the atoning power of the cross of Christ, came to view it in an entirely different light. Deeply scandalous, it was paradoxically glorious. For the cross of Christ marked the epochal sav… Read more…