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New Covenant as a Paradigm for Optimal Relations

New Covenant as a Paradigm for Optimal Relations

by Pablo Polischuk

The New Covenant as a Paradigm for Optimal Relations regards the New Covenant primarily as a gracious and merciful redemptive deal, springing from God's unilateral, unconditional, and proactive initiative. The New Covenant is adopted as representing both a salvific and an exemplary paradigm that displays God's gracious and merciful ways toward his ch… Read more…

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

14th Annual Outreach Magazine Resource of the Year, Cross-Cultural Category 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 functi… Read more…

The Liberty Book: How Freedom Can & Will Be Won

The Liberty Book: How Freedom Can & Will Be Won

by John Bona and Don Schanzenbach

News reports bring to our ears daily stories of further intrusion in our lives and increased regulations too many to number. America is losing its heritage of God-given freedoms, which were originally derived from biblical teaching. We sense that our well-sung liberties are being lost to a point of no return.  The Liberty Book examines the Christian roo… Read more…

The Invisible Bestseller: Searching for the Bible in America

The Invisible Bestseller: Searching for the Bible in America

by Kenneth A Briggs

A personal and journalistic inquiry into the Bible's disappearance from American life In The Invisible Bestseller veteran religion writer Kenneth Briggs asks how the Bible remains the best-selling book of all time, while fewer Americans than ever can correctly articulate what it says, much less how it might offer guidance for their lives. How c… Read more…

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America Discovers C. S. Lewis

America Discovers C. S. Lewis

by K Alan Snyder

The continuing interest in the works of C. S. Lewis, long after his death in 1963, is a testament to the influence his writings have had on the English-speaking world, not to mention the many translations of his works into other languages. His own home nation of Great Britain was actually slower in appreciating his offerings than the United States. Lewis'… Read more…

Picking Fights with the Gods

Picking Fights with the Gods

by Paul Gilk

The common understanding of "apocalypse" suggests End Times, Armageddon, and the end of the world. But the Greek word apokalypsis means none of these things. What it does mean is uncovering, disclosing, and revelatory.… Read more…

Encounters with Luther: New Directions for Critical Studies

Encounters with Luther: New Directions for Critical Studies

by Kirsi I Stjerna and Brooks Schramm

Encounters with Luther offers in one volume original primary research from an international and ecumenical pool of scholars. It examines Luther and Lutheran theological traditions along with their historical foundations and with a focus on relevant contemporary issues and ecumenical collegiality. Topics range from sacraments and marriage to violence and gend… Read more…

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Mind and the Machine

Mind and the Machine

by Matthew T Dickerson

Are humans just complex biochemical machines, mere physical parts of a causally closed materialist universe? Are we approaching the so-called "Singularity" when human consciousness can (and will) be downloaded into computers? Or is there more to the human person--something that might be known as soul or spirit? As this book makes clear, the answers t… Read more…

Kingdom Ethics, 2nd ed.: Following Jesus in Contemporary Context

Kingdom Ethics, 2nd ed.: Following Jesus in Contemporary Context

by David P. Gushee and Glen H. Stassen

"Kingdom Ethics is arguably the most significant and comprehensive Christian ethics textbook of our time.” — Michelle A. Clifton-Soderstrom, North Park Theological SeminaryChristian churches across the spectrum, and Christian ethics as an academic discipline, are often guilty of evading what Jesus actually said about moral life, focusing… Read more…

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Advocating for Justice: An Evangelical Vision for Transforming Systems and Structures

Advocating for Justice: An Evangelical Vision for Transforming Systems and Structures

by Gregg Okesson, F David Bronkema, Robb Davis, Stephen Offutt and Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy

Christians are increasingly interested in justice issues. Relief and development work are important, but beyond that is a need for advocacy. This book shows how transforming systems and structures results in lasting change, providing theological rationale and strategies of action for evangelicals passionate about justice. Each of the authors contributes both… Read more…

Us versus Us

Us versus Us

by Andrew Marin

Would you believe that 86 percent of LGBT people—from the proud marcher at the Pride Parade to the quiet, closeted teen—spent their childhood in church? More than half of them left those religious commu-nities as adults; three out of four would be happy to come back.For decades now we have found our-selves caught up in a culture war: us versus them. Good… Read more…

How to Survive the Apocalypse: Zombies, Cylons, Faith, and Politics at the End of the World

How to Survive the Apocalypse: Zombies, Cylons, Faith, and Politics at the End of the World

by Robert Joustra and Alissa Wilkinson

Incisive insights into contemporary pop culture and its apocalyptic bentThe world is going to hell. So begins this book, pointing to the prevalence of apocalypse — cataclysmic destruction and nightmarish end-of-the-world scenarios — in contemporary entertainment. In How to Survive the Apocalypse Robert Joustra and Alissa Wilkinson examine a numbe… Read more…

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