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Adam and the Genome Reading Scripture after Genetic Science

Adam and the Genome Reading Scripture after Genetic Science

by Scot McKnight, Tremper LongmanIII, Dennis R. Venema and Daniel Harrell

Genomic science indicates that humans descend not from an individual pair but from a large population. What does this mean for the basic claim of many Christians: that humans descend from Adam and Eve?Leading evangelical geneticist Dennis Venema and popular New Testament scholar Scot McKnight combine their expertise to offer informed guidance and answers to … Read more…

Church in the Present Tense (ēmersion: Emergent Village resources for communities of faith) A Candid Look at What's Emerging

Church in the Present Tense (ēmersion: Emergent Village resources for communities of faith) A Candid Look at What's Emerging

by Scot McKnight, Jason Clark, Kevin Corcoran and Peter Rollins

Much has been written by practitioners advocating the emerging church phenomenon, but confusion about the nature and beliefs of those who identify with the emerging church still exists. Now that the movement has aged a bit, the time has come for a more rigorous, scholarly analysis. Here four influential authors, each an expert in his field, discuss important… Read more…

Introducing New Testament Interpretation (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

Introducing New Testament Interpretation (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

by Scot McKnight

This volume discusses various hermeneutical methods used in understanding the New Testament such as word studies, grammatical analysis, New Testament background, theological synthesis, textual criticism, and use of the Old Testament in the New.… Read more…

Acts of the Apostles

Acts of the Apostles

by James D. G. Dunn and Scot McKnight

Authored by one of the world's leading New Testament scholars, this commentary on the Acts of the Apostles was originally published in 1996. James Dunn first takes the reader through questions of authorship, audience, date, purpose, and literary structure. He then considers the kind of history writing that we find in the narrative of Acts, delineates the… Read more…

Interpreting the Synoptic Gospels (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

Interpreting the Synoptic Gospels (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

by Scot McKnight

McKnight critiques various interpretive methods and suggests how students with some knowledge of Greek can benefit from different analyses.… Read more…

Difference Makers An Action Guide for Jesus Followers

Difference Makers An Action Guide for Jesus Followers

by Scot McKnight and M. Scott Boren

Christians want to make a difference, but sometimes the ministry bar is raised so high that only those who are "go-getters" can do it. Mission work can look like a drastic life change, unattainable to those who aren't in full-time ministry. So the average church member is left without a mission.Pastor and author M. Scott Boren shows how ordinar… Read more…

The Face of New Testament Studies A Survey of Recent Research

The Face of New Testament Studies A Survey of Recent Research

by Grant R. Osborne and Scot McKnight

In The Face of New Testament Studies, editors Scot McKnight and Grant R. Osborne bring together New Testament experts who track developments in their specialized fields of research-and why those developments are important. It provides scholars and students with a useful survey of the "state-of-the-question" in New Testament Studies.… Read more…

Kingdom Conspiracy Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church

Kingdom Conspiracy Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church

by Scot McKnight

An Award-Winning Challenge to Popular Ideas of the KingdomAccording to Scot McKnight, "kingdom" is the biblical term most misused by Christians today. It has taken on meanings that are completely at odds with what the Bible says and has become a buzzword for both social justice and redemption. In Kingdom Conspiracy, McKnight offers a sizzling bibli… Read more…

Giving Church Another Chance Finding New Meaning in Spiritual Practices

Giving Church Another Chance Finding New Meaning in Spiritual Practices

by Scot McKnight and Todd D. Hunter

Everybody wants to be spiritual. But nobody wants to be religious. Everybody is looking for a rich spiritual life. But nobody is looking to church. As a pastor, Todd Hunter found himself disillusioned, burned out and needing to drop out of traditional forms of church. He experimented with house churches and other options but was still dissatisfied. … Read more…


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