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These essays, edited by Bradley G. Green, offer insightful analysis of and commentary on eight key theologians, from Irenaeus to Aquinas, along with critical assessment of how evangelicals should view and appropriate the insights of these thinkers with the intention to cultivate minds that think well about God and live in his light.
What did C. S. Lewis think about truth, goodness and beauty? David J. Baggett, Gary R. Habermas and Jerry L. Walls edit this overview of Lewis's philosophical thinking on arguments for Christianity, the character of God, theodicy, moral goodness, heaven and hell, a theory of literature and the place of the imagination.
Can the intellectual life be a legitimate Christian calling? James Sire brings wit and wisdom to this question in his deeply personal exploration of how to think well for the glory of God and the sake of his kingdom, showing how to cultivate intellectual virtues—habits of the mind—that will strengthen you in pursuit of your calling.
We often think of "spiritual growth" as a matter of behavior, but in reality spiritual growth is a matter of the heart. In Making Spiritual Progress Allen Ratta introduces a revolutionary system for monitoring your motivations—faith, hope and love, the virtues out of which spiritual growth grows.
After studying at Oxford University and finding God, Carolyn Weber grappled with a new invitation: to think bigger about love. Through Weber's personal story of courtship, marriage, and parenthood, as well as spiritual, theological, and literary reflection, this memoir explores what life looks like when we choose to love God first.
We are taught to doubt but commanded to believe. Somehow we think that admitting to doubt is tantamount to insulting God. But doubt is not a sign of spiritual weakness--rather it's an indication of spiritual growing pains, says Alister McGrath. He explores the origin and nature of doubt and the specific doubts that often plague Christians in a postmodern culture.
We tend to think about God in isolation, but Mark Scandrette contends that Jesus offers something more. Here Scandrette draws from his experience as a spiritual director and leader of an intentional community, plus the best thinking on kingdom spirituality, to help your group experience a vibrant life lived together, in the way of Jesus.
God has a bad reputation. Many think of God as wrathful and angry, smiting people right and left for no apparent reason. In this book David Lamb unpacks the complexity of the Old Testament to explore the true character of God. He sheds light on problematic passages and gives coherence to our understanding of God in both the Old and New Testaments.
John Howard Yoder, author of The Politics of Jesus, was best known for his writing on Christian pacifism. This volume—based on lectures recorded in 1973—shows he was a profound missiologist as well. Yoder weaves together biblical, theological, practical and interreligious reflections to think about mission beyond Christendom.
Keith A. Burton traces the story of biblical Africa and the place of the Bible in the land of Ham. He ends with an examination of the modern era and the achievements of African Christianity. This invigorating work places the story of the Bible and African Christianity in a wider global context and challenges readers to think differently about history and the biblical world.