IVP Academic Books
Taking a literary approach to the Old Testament in this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Stephen G. Dempster traces the story of Israel through its family lines and locales—and reflects on its meaning for New Testament revelation.
In Timothy Gombis's dramatic reading of Ephesians we are drawn into a theological and cultural engagement with this epochal story of redemption. The Drama of Ephesians stands in the space between commentaries and specialized studies in Ephesians. Here you will renew your excitement for studying, preaching and teaching this great letter of Paul.
It is time to revisit the central New Testament claim that in Jesus Christ a new quality of human relationship is possible. Bruce Milne builds on this claim to contend that all Christian congregations are called to be centers of reconciliation, where the principal differences separating human beings are overcome through the presence of God's Holy Spirit.
Richard F. Lovelace draws from biblical models and church history to present a comprehensive approach to spiritual renewal. Considering such practical issues as renewal of the local congregation, the ways revivals go wrong, and Christian approaches to the arts and social justice, Lovelace's classic is for all who long to revitalize the church.
In this clear and concise introduction to second-century christologies, James Papandrea sets out five of the principal images of Christ that dominated the postapostolic age. Between varieties of adoptionism and brands of gnosticism, Papandrea helps us see how Logos Christology was forged as the beginning of the church's orthodox confession.
In this clear and concise introduction to second-century christologies, James Papandrea sets out five of the principal images of Christ that dominated the postapostolic age. Between varieties of adoptionism and brands of Gnosticism, Papandrea helps us see how Logos Christology was forged as the beginning of the church's orthodox confession.
In a two-volume work, Eckhard J. Schnabel offers a comprehensive and defiinitive examination of the first century of missionary expansion—from Jesus to the last of the apostles.
An international team of top scholars introduces a pivotal, early moment in the history of orthodox doctrine through the lives and works of key second and third century Christians.
Thomas C. Oden reaches back to the earliest days of Christianity to uncover a fertile North African community nearly lost to posterity. Set against this vibrant scene in Libya, well known figures like Tertullian and Sabellius are seen in a new light while lesser known martyrs and bishops find their rightful place in Christian history.