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Counterpoints: Four Views on Moving Beyond the Bible to Theology

Counterpoints: Four Views on Moving Beyond the Bible to Theology

by Walter C. Jr. Kaiser, Kevin J. Vanhoozer, William J. Webb and Daniel M. Doriani

The Bible has long served as the standard for Christian practice, yet believers still disagree on how biblical passages should be interpreted and applied. Only when readers fully understand the constructs that inform their process of moving from Scripture to theology---and those of others---can Christians fully evaluate teachings that claim to be “biblical… Read more…

Slaves, Women and Homosexuals: Exploring the Hermeneutics of Cultural Analysis

Slaves, Women and Homosexuals: Exploring the Hermeneutics of Cultural Analysis

by Darrell L. Bock and William J. Webb

In Slaves, Women Homosexuals William J. Webb tackles some of the most complex and controversial issues that have challenged the Christian church--and still do. He leads you through the maze of interpretation that has historically surrounded understanding of slaves, women and homosexuals, and he evaluates various approaches to these and other biblical-e… Read more…

Corporal Punishment in the Bible A Redemptive-Movement Hermeneutic for Troubling Texts

Corporal Punishment in the Bible A Redemptive-Movement Hermeneutic for Troubling Texts

by William J. Webb

William Webb confronts those often avoided biblical passages that call for the corporal punishment of children, slaves and wrongdoers. How should we understand and apply them today? Are we obligated to replicate those injunctions today? Or does the proper interpretation of them point in a different direction? Webb notes that most of the Christian c… Read more…

Bloody, Brutal, and Barbaric?: Wrestling with Troubling War Texts

Bloody, Brutal, and Barbaric?: Wrestling with Troubling War Texts

by William J. Webb and Gordon K Oeste

2020 Word Guild Awards Shortlist — Biblical Studies 2020 Association of University Presses Design Show — Book, Jacket, and Covers Christians cannot ignore the intersection of religion and violence, whether contemporary or ancient. In our own Scriptures, war texts that appear to approve of … Read more…