• Worship by Faith Alone: Thomas Cranmer, the Book of Common Prayer, and the Reformation of Liturgy, By Zac Hicks
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    Worship by Faith Alone

    Thomas Cranmer, the Book of Common Prayer, and the Reformation of Liturgy

    Dynamics of Christian Worship

    by Zac Hicks
    Foreword by Ashley Null

    What does "gospel-centered" worship look like for today's church? Scholar, worship leader, and songwriter Zac Hicks contends that this idea can be found in Thomas Cranmer's theology of worship, which was shaped by the Protestant principle of justification by faith alone and reflected in his 1552 edition of the Book of Common Prayer.

  • The Next Worship: Glorifying God in a Diverse World, By Sandra Maria Van Opstal
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    The Next Worship

    Glorifying God in a Diverse World

    The IVP Signature Collection

    by Sandra Maria Van Opstal
    Foreword by Mark Labberton

    How do we help our congregations navigate the journey of worshipping in a multicultural context? Innovative worship leader Sandra Van Opstal gives leaders and churches guidance, providing biblical foundations for multiethnic worship and practical tools for planning services that reflect God's invitation for all peoples to praise him.

  • Untangling Critical Race Theory: What Christians Need to Know and Why It Matters, By Ed Uszynski
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    Untangling Critical Race Theory

    What Christians Need to Know and Why It Matters

    by Ed Uszynski
    Foreword by Preston Sprinkle and Crawford Loritts

    What is Critical Race Theory, and how should Christians engage it? Ed Uszynski carefully unpacks what critical race theorists seek to accomplish and what Christians can learn from them. In this guide, he carefully explores CRT's roots, context, and tenets, revealing common distortions and providing responsible answers to legitimate concerns.

  • The Wonders of Creation: Learning Stewardship from Narnia and Middle-Earth, By Kristen Page
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    The Wonders of Creation

    Learning Stewardship from Narnia and Middle-Earth

    Hansen Lectureship Series

    by Kristen Page
    Contributions by Christina Bieber Lake, Noah J. Toly, and Emily Hunter McGowin

    In this insightful exploration of Narnia and Middle-earth, Biologist Kristen Page discovers what we these beloved fictional landscapes might teach us about our real-life landscapes and how to become better stewards of God's good creation.

  • To Think Christianly: A History of L'Abri, Regent College, and the Christian Study Center Movement, By Charles E. Cotherman
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    To Think Christianly

    A History of L'Abri, Regent College, and the Christian Study Center Movement

    by Charles E. Cotherman
    Foreword by Kenneth G. Elzinga

    In this comprehensive history, Charles Cotherman traces the stories of notable study centers and networks, as well as their influence on twentieth-century Christianity. Beginning with the innovations of L'Abri and Regent College, Cotherman sheds new light on these defining places in evangelicalism's life of the mind.

  • Sermons That Sing: Music and the Practice of Preaching, By Noel A. Snyder
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    Sermons That Sing

    Music and the Practice of Preaching

    Dynamics of Christian Worship

    by Noel A. Snyder
    Foreword by Jeremy Begbie

    Preaching and music are both regular elements of Christian worship, yet they often don't interact or inform each other in meaningful ways. Theologian, pastor, and musician Noel A. Snyder considers how preaching that seeks to engage hearts and minds might be helpfully informed by musical theory—so that preachers might craft sermons that sing.

  • The Art of New Creation: Trajectories in Theology and the Arts, Edited by Jeremy Begbie and Daniel Train and W. David O. Taylor
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    The Art of New Creation

    Trajectories in Theology and the Arts

    Studies in Theology and the Arts Series

    Edited by Jeremy Begbie, Daniel Train, and W. David O. Taylor

    Creation and the new creation are inextricably bound, for the God who created the world is the same God who promises a new heaven and a new earth. Bringing together theologians, biblical scholars, and artists, this volume based on the DITA10 conference at Duke Divinity School explores how the relation between creation and the new creation is informed by and reflected in the arts.

  • Ministers of a New Medium: Broadcasting Theology in the Radio Ministries of Fulton J. Sheen and Walter A. Maier, By Kirk D. Farney
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    Ministers of a New Medium

    Broadcasting Theology in the Radio Ministries of Fulton J. Sheen and Walter A. Maier

    by Kirk D. Farney
    Foreword by Mark A. Noll

    Kirk D. Farney explores the work of Fulton J. Sheen and Walter A. Maier as groundbreaking leaders combining theology and technology to spread the gospel in the "Golden Age" of radio. With careful attention to both the theological content and the cultural influence of these masters of a new medium, this study sheds new light on the history of media and Christianity in the United States.

  • Speaking Across Generations: Messages That Satisfy Boomers, Xers, Millennials, Gen Z, and Beyond, By Darrell E. Hall
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    Speaking Across Generations

    Messages That Satisfy Boomers, Xers, Millennials, Gen Z, and Beyond

    by Darrell E. Hall
    Foreword by Haydn Shaw

    Different generations communicate differently. With fresh research from the Barna Group on how generations communicate, Darrell Hall sheds light on how each generation receives verbal messages, from Boomers and Xers to millennials and Gen Z. Discover how generational science can bridge the gap between speaker and listener so people of all generations can hear clearly.

  • Seeing Is Believing: The Revelation of God Through Film, By Richard Vance Goodwin
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    Seeing Is Believing

    The Revelation of God Through Film

    Studies in Theology and the Arts Series

    by Richard Vance Goodwin

    In this study in IVP Academic's STA series, theologian Richard Goodwin considers how the images that constitute film might be a conduit of God's revelation. By considering works by Stanley Kubrik, Martin Scorsese, Terrence Malick, and more, Goodwin argues that by inviting emotional responses, film images can be a medium of divine revelation.

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