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Crossing Cultures in Scripture: Biblical Principles for Mission Practice

Crossing Cultures in Scripture: Biblical Principles for Mission Practice

by Marvin J. Newell and Patrick Fung

From Genesis to Revelation, the Bible is a crosscultural book. Scripture is full of narratives of God's people crossing cultures in pursuit of God's mission. Biblical texts shed light on mission dynamics: Sarah and Hagar functioning in an honor-shame culture, Moses as a multicultural leader, Ruth as a crosscultural conversion, David and Uriah illustr… Read more…

Christian History Made Easy

Christian History Made Easy

by Timothy Paul Jones

Christian History Made Easy: WINNER of the Christian Retailers' Choice Awards 2010 for the "most significant new life-changing products in the Christian retail industry" in the Christian Education category This fantastic book summarizes the most important events in Christian history from the time of Jesus to today in 12 easy ch… Read more…

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The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts

The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts

by Joel B. Green and Lee Martin McDonald

This volume addresses the most important issues related to the study of New Testament writings. Two respected senior scholars have brought together a team of distinguished specialists to introduce the Jewish, Hellenistic, and Roman backgrounds necessary for understanding the New Testament and the early church. Contributors include renowned scholars such as L… Read more…

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Scripture and Cosmology: Reading the Bible Between the Ancient World and Modern Science

Scripture and Cosmology: Reading the Bible Between the Ancient World and Modern Science

by Kyle Greenwood

Christians often claim to hold a biblical worldview. But what about a biblical cosmos view? From the beginning of Genesis we encounter a vaulted dome above the earth, a "firmament," like the ceiling of a planetarium. Elsewhere we read of the earth sitting on pillars. What does the dome of heaven have to do with deep space? Even when the biblical… Read more…

Monastic Prisons and Torture Chambers

Monastic Prisons and Torture Chambers

by Ulrich L Lehner

Following the Council of Trent (1545-1563), Catholic religious orders underwent substantial reform. Nevertheless, on occasion monks and nuns had to be disciplined and--if they had committed a crime--punished. Consequently, many religious orders relied on sophisticated criminal law traditions that included torture, physical punishment, and prison sentences. U… Read more…

From God To Us Revised and Expanded How We Got Our Bible

From God To Us Revised and Expanded How We Got Our Bible

by Norman L. Geisler and William E. Nix

Where did the Bible come from? How do we know the right books are in the Bible? Does the Bible contain errors? What are the oldest copies we have of the Bible? How do we know that the Bible hasn't been changed over the years? Why are there so many translations of the Bible, and which one should I use? These are just some of the important questions ab… Read more…

Illustrated Introduction to Jesus's Life and Ministry

Illustrated Introduction to Jesus's Life and Ministry

by Henry H. Halley

Derived from Halley’s Bible Handbook, a world-renowned, accessible guide to the Bible now in its twenty-fifth edition, this digital short explains simply and clearly who Jesus was, what He was like, and what He did to save humanity from sin and death. Clear and understandable, An Illustrated Introduction to Jesus’ Life and Ministry will be useful fo… Read more…

This Beautiful Book

This Beautiful Book

by Steve Green

In This Beautiful Book, Steve Green - founder of The Museum of the Bible - highlights life-changing themes woven through the mosaic of the Bible's various stories, reveals a new way to engage Scripture as a whole, and inspires deep appreciation for the Bible's connection to your life.The most popular and culture-shaping text in the world, t… Read more…

America's Christian History - Sample

America's Christian History - Sample

by Dr. H. Wayne House

This product is a free sample that introduces America's Christian History explored fully in the premium title America's Christian History. One can say without fear of credible contradiction that the overwhelming majority of the founders attended or belonged to Christian churches, and embraced the Bible as the revelation of God. … Read more…

The Canon Debate

The Canon Debate

by Lee Martin McDonald and James A. Sanders

What does it mean to speak of a "canon" of scripture? How, when, and where did the canon of the Hebrew Bible come into existence? Why does it have three divisions? What canon was in use among the Jews of the Hellenistic diaspora? At Qumran? In Roman Palestine? Among the rabbis? What Bible did Jesus and his disciples know and use? How was the New Test… Read more…

Amazing Discoveries That Unlock the Bible

Amazing Discoveries That Unlock the Bible

by Douglas Connelly

What was unearthed in Solomon’s great cities? Where did archaeologists learn about the great flood? How do these discoveries reveal secrets about King Herod? The events of the Bible may have happened long ago and far away, but they happened to real people living in real places. Modern archaeologists have made stunning finds over the past century or so that… Read more…

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Doctor Always On Call

Doctor Always On Call

by Robert H Morris

Robert Morris II recorded eight hours of interviews with his father, Robert Morris, MD (1904-1990), from which he drafted an autobiography and presented it to his dad on his 85th birthday. Until Dr. Morris’ death 15 months later, they collaborated to correct and add to the original memories. Dr. Morris’ career was unique in several ways: He dropp… Read more…


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