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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…

King Jesus Gospel

King Jesus Gospel

by Scot McKnight and N. T. Wright and Dallas Willard

Contemporary evangelicals have built a "salvation culture" but not a "gospel culture." Evangelicals have reduced the gospel to the message of personal salvation. This book makes a plea for us to recover the old gospel as that which is still new and still fresh. The book stands on four arguments: that the gospel is defined by the apostles in 1… Read more…

It Takes a Church to Baptize: What the Bible Says about Infant Baptism

It Takes a Church to Baptize: What the Bible Says about Infant Baptism

by Scot McKnight, Todd Hunter and Gerald McDermott

The issue of baptism has troubled Protestants for centuries. Should infants be baptized before their faith is conscious, or does God command the baptism of babies whose parents have been baptized?Popular New Testament scholar Scot McKnight makes a biblical case for infant baptism, exploring its history, meaning, and practice and showing that infant baptism i… 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…

Blue Parakeet

Blue Parakeet

by Scot McKnight

Why Can’t I Just Be a Christian?” Parakeets make delightful pets. We cage them or clip their wings to keep them where we want them. Scot McKnight contends that many, conservatives and liberals alike, attempt the same thing with the Bible. We all try to tame it. McKnight’s The Blue Parakeet has emerged at the perfect time to cool the flames … Read more…

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Blue Parakeet

by Scot McKnight, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

Why Can’t I Just Be a Christian?”Parakeets make delightful pets. We cage them or clip their wings to keep them where we want them. Scot McKnight contends that many, conservatives and liberals alike, attempt the same thing with the Bible. We all try to tame it.McKnight’s The Blue Parakeet has emerged at the perfect time to cool the flames of a world … 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…

King Jesus Gospel
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King Jesus Gospel

by Scot McKnight, N. T. Wright and Dallas Willard, N. T. Wright and Dallas Willard, Maurice England and Maurice England

Contemporary evangelicals have built a "salvation culture" but not a "gospel culture." Evangelicals have reduced the gospel to the message of personal salvation. This book makes a plea for us to recover the old gospel as that which is still new and still fresh. The book stands on four arguments: that the gospel is defined by the apostles in 1… 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 ordinary … Read more…

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One.Life

by Scot McKnight, Gabe Lyons, Gabe Lyons, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

What is the “Christian life” all about?Studying the Bible, attending church, cultivating a prayer life, witnessing to others—those are all good. But is that really what Jesus has in mind?The answer, says Scot McKnight in One.Life, lies in Jesus’ words, “Follow me.”What does it look like to follow Jesus, and how will doing so change the way we liv… 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…

Salvation by Allegiance Alone: Rethinking Faith, Works, and the Gospel of Jesus the King

Salvation by Allegiance Alone: Rethinking Faith, Works, and the Gospel of Jesus the King

by Scot McKnight and Matthew W. Bates

We are saved by faith when we trust that Jesus died for our sins. This is the gospel, or so we are taught. But what is faith? And does this accurately summarize the gospel? Because faith is frequently misunderstood and the climax of the gospel misidentified, the gospel's full power remains untapped. While offering a fresh proposal for what faith means wi… Read more…


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