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Incredible Mysteries of the Bible

Incredible Mysteries of the Bible

by Stephen M. Miller

Where was the garden of Eden?What happened to the ark of the covenant?What is the unforgivable sin Jesus spoke of?If you’ve ever wondered about these or other questions while reading the Bible, then this is the book for you. Here is a fascinating look at some of the most perplexing mysteries found in the pages of the Bible. Drawing from the latest research… Read more…

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Encountering the Holy Land: Audio Lectures
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Encountering the Holy Land: Audio Lectures

by Carl G. Rasmussen and Carl G. Rasmussen

The Zondervan Biblical and Theological Lectures series provides a unique audio learning experience. Unlike a traditional audiobook’s direct narration of a book’s text, Encountering the Holy Land: Audio Lectures include high quality live-recordings of college-level lectures that cover the important points from each subject as well as relevant mate… Read more…

Life of Christ

Life of Christ

by Larry Richards and Robert C. Girard

Discover Jesus: Son of Man, Son of GodGet up close and personal with Jesus, His teachings, and what they mean for you today. The Smart Guide to the Bible: The Life of Christ takes you on location so you can absorb the historical and prophetic context into which Jesus was born, lived, died, came alive again, and ascended to His rightful place in Hea… 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…

Seven Events That Shaped the New Testament World

Seven Events That Shaped the New Testament World

by Warren Carter

This useful, concise introduction to the worlds around the New Testament focuses on seven key moments in the centuries before and after Jesus. It enlightens readers about the beginnings of the Christian movement, showing how religious, political, and economic factors were interwoven in the fabric of the New Testament world.Leading New Testament scholar Warre… Read more…

Since the Beginning: Interpreting Genesis 1 and 2 through the Ages

Since the Beginning: Interpreting Genesis 1 and 2 through the Ages

by Kyle R Greenwood

Few passages in the Hebrew Bible have been subject to more scrutiny than Genesis 1 and 2. In this volume, a diverse international team of experts guides readers through interpretations of the Genesis creation stories throughout history, inviting them to consider perspectives from the earliest times to the present. The book offers an accurate description of h… Read more…

The World David Knew: Connecting the Vast Ancient World to Israel's Great King
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The World David Knew: Connecting the Vast Ancient World to Israel's Great King

by Randy Southern and Leonard Greenspoon

The World David Knew will reveal to readers how the story of David fits into major events in the world of his time. The profound contrast between story and facts will take the reader on an intriguing and thought-provoking journey into the compelling challenges of David's life as a shepherd boy turned king and the powerful faith of one of the Bible&#… Read more…

Concise Background Of The New Testament, A

Concise Background Of The New Testament, A

by William A. Simmons

Dr. William Simmons' "A Concise Background Of The New Testament" is a valuable resource for understanding Israel's history, culture and religion as it impacts the life and ministry of Jesus and the experience of the early church. This work contains over 1100 linked scripture references and words throughout the text that are linked to… Read more…

Bringing the Word to Life: Engaging the New Testament through Performing It

Bringing the Word to Life: Engaging the New Testament through Performing It

by Richard Ward and David Trobisch

The New Testament books were written to be read aloud. The original audiences of these texts would have been unfamiliar with our current practice of reading silently and processing with our eyes rather than our ears, so we can learn much about the New Testament through performing it ourselves. Richard Ward and David Trobisch are here to help. Bringing the Wo… Read more…

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Jesus, the Middle Eastern Storyteller

Jesus, the Middle Eastern Storyteller

by Gary M. Burge

Storytellers made history, and Jesus was the greatest of them all. But how can modern readers know what he actually meant in such iconic parables as the Prodigal Son and the Good Samaritan? Jesus, the Middle Eastern Storyteller combines the readability of a popular novel and the authority of scholarship to uncover the hidden meaning of references too often m… Read more…

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Reconstructing the Gospel: Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion
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Reconstructing the Gospel: Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion

by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

"I am a man torn in two. And the gospel I inherited is divided." Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove grew up in the Bible Belt in the American South as a faithful church-going Christian. But he gradually came to realize that the gospel his Christianity proclaimed was not good news for everybody. The same Christianity that sang, "Amazing grace, how sweet th… Read more…

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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