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Word versus Deed: Resetting the Scales to a Biblical Balance

Word versus Deed: Resetting the Scales to a Biblical Balance

by Duane Litfin

The Bible teaches that the church is called to a balanced ministry of both preaching the gospel in words and showing it with deeds. Yet the church has often found it difficult to find and maintain this balance. Today some are emphasizing deeds at the expense of words, while others hold fast to “talking” and forsake the doing. This is an imbalance that mu… Read more…

Authenticity of the Gospels

Authenticity of the Gospels

by Peter L P Simpson

That the Gospels are the writings of their traditional Apostolic authors was long held to be settled truth. It was also long held that Matthew was first and as early as the 40sAD, followed by Mark and Luke, and lastly by John, and that all were written before about 70AD. These views have been doubted or denied by New Testament scholars from about the end of … Read more…

Gospels of the Marginalized

Gospels of the Marginalized

by Marvin W Meyer

The Gospels of the Marginalized provides an exciting new study of three of the most maligned figures in the New Testament story of Jesus: Thomas, usually considered the quintessential doubter among the disciples; Mary Magdalene, characterized as a repentant prostitute during much of the history of the church; and Judas Iscariot, presented as the despicable d… Read more…

Lectionary Commentary: Theological Exegesis for Sunday's Texts, Vol. 3: The Third Readings, The Gospels

Lectionary Commentary: Theological Exegesis for Sunday's Texts, Vol. 3: The Third Readings, The Gospels

by Roger E. Van Harn

Preaching pastors, ministers, and priests know how quickly Sundays come and go. The Lectionary Commentary, Vol. 3 will not slow the pace of the weekly calendar, but it will help assure that sermon preparation begins with a solid engagement with Scripture. This indispensable work gathers exegetical essays on biblical texts from the Revised Common Lectionary. … Read more…

The Historical Reliability of the Gospels

The Historical Reliability of the Gospels

by Craig L. Blomberg

For over twenty years, Craig Blomberg's The Historical Reliability of the Gospels has provided a useful antidote to many of the toxic effects of skeptical criticism of the Gospels. Offering a calm, balanced overview of the history of Gospel criticism, especially that of the late twentieth century, Blomberg introduces readers to the methods employed by Ne… Read more…

Interpreting the Gospel and Letters of John: An Introduction

Interpreting the Gospel and Letters of John: An Introduction

by Francis J. Moloney and Sherri Brown

Accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date, Interpreting the Gospel and Letters of John is an ideal text for students new to the discipline of biblical studies. Sherri Brown and Francis J. Moloney present a broad overview of the story of Christianity arising out of its Jewish foundations and proceed to guide readers expertly through the contents of the Gospel… Read more…

Are the Gospels Full of Contradictions?

Are the Gospels Full of Contradictions?

by Jonathan Morrow

From the complete book:Can a thoughtful person today seriously believe that God wrote a book? There are an unprecedented number of sophisticated attacks on the origin, credibility, and reliability of the Bible. It can be difficult to know what to say when skepticism and secularism take over so many conversations.Additionally, confusion and doubt about th… Read more…

Simple Harmony

Simple Harmony

by Larry Duggins

Many have experienced Christianity as a confusing list of restrictive rules designed to wring all of the joy out of life. Others seek to live as Christians without a clear understanding of what the focus of a Christian life should be, leaving them to wonder if Jesus had more in mind than regular Sunday morning worship attendance. What does a healthy Christia… Read more…

Oneness Embraced: A Kingdom Race Theology for Reconciliation, Unity, and Justice

Oneness Embraced: A Kingdom Race Theology for Reconciliation, Unity, and Justice

by Tony Evans

Oneness is hard to achieve. Let the kingdom unity of Scripture point the way.Today’s world is torn apart. Tension is everywhere. Brother is pitted against brother, sister against sister, citizen against citizen, even Christian against Christian. It’s so hard to find agreement—much less real harmony—in our polarized society. Can th… Read more…

Old Testament Theology: Israel's Faith

Old Testament Theology: Israel's Faith

by John Goldingay

Old Testament Theology: Israel's Faith is the second of John Goldingay's magisterial three-volume Old Testament Theology. The award-winning first volume, Old Testament Theology: Israel's Gospel, followed the story line of the First Testament, developing its narrative theology. This volume finds its point of departure in the Prophets… Read more…