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Scripture and Tradition (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology) What the Bible Really Says

Scripture and Tradition (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology) What the Bible Really Says

by Craig Evans, Lee McDonald and Edith M. Humphrey

In some of the church's history, Scripture has been pitted against tradition and vice versa. Prominent New Testament scholar Edith Humphrey, who understands the issue from both Protestant and Catholic/Orthodox perspectives, revisits this perennial point of tension. She demonstrates that the Bible itself reveals the importance of tradition, exploring how … Read more…

A New Perspective on Jesus (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology): What the Quest for the Historical Jesus Missed

A New Perspective on Jesus (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology): What the Quest for the Historical Jesus Missed

by James D. G. Dunn, Craig Evans and Lee McDonald

In this compelling study, renowned author James D. G. Dunn provides a critique of the quest for the historical Jesus. Dunn claims that the quest has been misguided from the start in its attempt to separate the historical Jesus from the Christ of faith.Dunn argues that Jesus scholars have consistently failed to recognize how the early disciples' pre-Easte… Read more…

How We Got the New Testament (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology) Text, Transmission, Translation

How We Got the New Testament (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology) Text, Transmission, Translation

by Stanley E. Porter, Craig Evans and Lee McDonald

A recognized expert in New Testament Greek offers a historical understanding of the writing, transmission, and translation of the New Testament and provides cutting-edge insights into how we got the New Testament in its ancient Greek and modern English forms. In part responding to those who question the New Testament's reliability, Stanley Porter rigorou… Read more…

Defending Substitution (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology) An Essay on Atonement in Paul

Defending Substitution (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology) An Essay on Atonement in Paul

by Craig Evans, Lee McDonald and Simon Gathercole

In recent decades, the church and academy have witnessed intense debates concerning the concept of penal substitution to describe Christ's atoning sacrifice. Some claim it promotes violence, glorifies suffering and death, and amounts to divine child abuse. Others argue it plays a pivotal role in classical Christian doctrine. Here world-renowned New Testa… Read more…

The Heartbeat of Old Testament Theology (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology) Three Creedal Expressions

The Heartbeat of Old Testament Theology (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology) Three Creedal Expressions

by Mark J. Boda and Craig Evans

This volume explores the theological heartbeat of the Old Testament by examining three big ideas that communicate the Old Testament's redemptive theology. Highly respected scholar Mark Boda shows how three creedal expressions--the narrative, character, and relational creeds--recur throughout the Old Testament and express its core redemptive theology, in … Read more…

The Divine Christ (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology): Paul, the Lord Jesus, and the Scriptures of Israel

The Divine Christ (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology): Paul, the Lord Jesus, and the Scriptures of Israel

by Craig Evans and David B. Capes

For the past century, scholars have debated when and how a divine Christology emerged. This book considers the earliest evidence we have, the letters of Paul. David Capes, a veteran teacher and highly regarded scholar, examines Paul's letters to show how the apostle constructed his unique portrait of Jesus as divine through a rereading of Israel's Sc… Read more…

Reformed and Always Reforming (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology) The Postconservative Approach to Evangelical Theology

Reformed and Always Reforming (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology) The Postconservative Approach to Evangelical Theology

by Roger E. Olson, Craig Evans and Lee McDonald

The community of evangelicals sometimes seems so broad as to defy definition, but theological conservatism has been one consistent marker. Now, says theologian Roger Olson, postconservatism is moving beyond conventional battles against liberalism and heresy to posit a dynamic and realistic approach. While conservatives strive to preserve tradition and protec… Read more…

Exploring the Origins of the Bible (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology) Canon Formation in Historical, Literary, and Theological Perspective

Exploring the Origins of the Bible (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology) Canon Formation in Historical, Literary, and Theological Perspective

by Craig A. Evans, Craig Evans, Lee McDonald and Emanuel Tov

How did the Bible we have come to be? What do biblical scholars mean when they talk about canon, the Septuagint, the Apocrypha, or the Masoretic Text? All this biblical study is interesting, but does it really matter? Leading international scholars explain that it does. This thought-provoking and cutting-edge collection will help you go deeper in your unders… Read more…

Finally Feminist (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology) A Pragmatic Christian Understanding of Gender

Finally Feminist (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology) A Pragmatic Christian Understanding of Gender

by Craig Evans, Lee McDonald and John G. StackhouseJr.

Discussions about gender continue in many Christian denominations. With good people and solid arguments on each side of the divide, there seems to be little hope for a synthesis or even constructive dialogue. In this brief book, John Stackhouse proposes a way forward.Stackhouse provides biblical, theological, and practical arguments for his own understanding… Read more…