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Athanasius (Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality)

Athanasius (Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality)

by Matthew Levering, Peter J. Leithart and Hans Boersma

This volume by a respected theologian offers fresh consideration of the work of famous fourth-century church father Athanasius, giving specific attention to his use of Scripture, his deployment of metaphysical categories, and the intersection between the two. Peter Leithart not only introduces Athanasius and his biblical theology but also puts Athanasius int… Read more…

Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition

Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition

by Hans Boersma

The cross is central to understanding Christian theology. But is it possible that our postmodern setting requires a new model of understanding the cross? Hans Boersma's Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross proposes an understanding of the atonement that is sensitive both to the Christian tradition and to the postmodern critiques of that tradition. His fr… Read more…

Vincent of Lérins and the Development of Christian Doctrine ()

Vincent of Lérins and the Development of Christian Doctrine ()

by Matthew Levering, Hans Boersma and Thomas G. Guarino

The theology of Vincent of Lérins is often reduced to a memorable slogan: "We hold that faith which has been believed everywhere, always, and by everyone." Thomas Guarino argues that this "Vincentian canon" has frequently been taken out of context. This book introduces Vincent's thought and its reception in Christian history, e… Read more…

Basil of Caesarea (Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality)

Basil of Caesarea (Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality)

by Matthew Levering, Hans Boersma and Stephen M. Hildebrand

Fourth-century church father Basil of Caesarea was an erudite Scripture commentator, an architect of Trinitarian theology, a founder of monasticism, and a metropolitan bishop. This introduction to Basil's thought surveys his theological, spiritual, and monastic writings, showing the importance of his work for contemporary theology and spirituality. It br… Read more…

Sacramental Preaching Sermons on the Hidden Presence of Christ

Sacramental Preaching Sermons on the Hidden Presence of Christ

by Eugene Peterson and Hans Boersma

Leading Scholar Offers a Theological Approach to PreachingThis primer on the ministry of preaching connects reading the Bible theologically with preparing and preaching sermons. Hans Boersma explains that exegesis involves looking beyond the historical and literal meaning of the text to the hidden sacramental reality of Christ himself, which enables us to re… Read more…

Gregory of Nazianzus (Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality)

Gregory of Nazianzus (Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality)

by Matthew Levering, Hans Boersma and Brian Matz

An Accessible Introduction to Gregory of NazianzusBrian Matz, a respected scholar of the history of Christianity, provides an accessible and erudite introduction to the thought of fourth-century church father Gregory of Nazianzus. Matz explores Gregory's homilies, especially those that reveal Gregory's affirmation of the full deity of the Holy Spirit… Read more…