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Resources by Joel B. Green

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Conversion in Luke-Acts Divine Action, Human Cognition, and the People of God

Conversion in Luke-Acts Divine Action, Human Cognition, and the People of God

by Joel B. Green

Repentance and conversion are key topics in New Testament interpretation and in Christian life. However, the study of conversion in early Christianity has been plagued by psychological assumptions alien to the world of the New Testament. Leading New Testament scholar Joel Green believes that careful attention to the narrative of Luke-Acts calls for significa… Read more…

Recovering the Scandal of the Cross Atonement in New Testament and Contemporary Contexts

Recovering the Scandal of the Cross Atonement in New Testament and Contemporary Contexts

by Joel B. Green and Mark D. Baker

For the first-century Roman world the cross was first and foremost an instrument of shameful and violent execution. But early Christians, who had seen their world upended by the atoning power of the cross of Christ, came to view it in an entirely different light. Deeply scandalous, it was paradoxically glorious. For the cross of Christ marked the epochal sav… Read more…


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