• Conspicuous in His Absence
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    Conspicuous in His Absence

    Studies in the Song of Songs and Esther

    by Chloe T. Sun

    In the biblical canon, two books lack any explicit reference to the name of God: Song of Songs and Esther. What is the nature of God as revealed in texts that don't use his name? Exploring the often overlooked theological connections between these two Old Testament books, Chloe T. Sun takes on the challenges of God's absence and explores how we think of God when he is perceived to be silent.

  • Commentaries on Job, Hosea, Joel, and Amos
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    Commentaries on Job, Hosea, Joel and Amos

    Ancient Christian Texts

    Edited by Thomas P. Scheck
    by Julian of Eclanum

    In this ACT volume, Thomas Scheck provides a new translation of Julian of Eclanum's commentaries on Job, Hosea, Joel, and Amos. Gain insight into how early Christians read texts such as God's speech to Job, Hosea's symbolic representation of God's unending love for a faithless Israel, Joel's anticipation of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, and Amos's call for social justice.

  • Science and the Doctrine of Creation
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    Science and the Doctrine of Creation

    The Approaches of Ten Modern Theologians

    Edited by Geoffrey H. Fulkerson and Joel Thomas Chopp

    Exploring the theological reception of developments of modern science, this collection of studies from the Henry Center's Creation Project examines how influential modern theologians—from the turn of the nineteenth century through the present—have engaged the scientific developments of their times in light of the doctrine of creation.

  • Reading While Black
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    Reading While Black

    African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope

    by Esau McCaulley

    Reading Scripture from the perspective of Black church tradition can help us connect with a rich faith history and address the urgent issues of our times. Demonstrating an ongoing conversation between the collective Black experience and the Bible, New Testament scholar Esau McCaulley shares a personal and scholarly testament to the power and hope of Black biblical interpretation.

  • Salvation to the Ends of the Earth
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    Salvation to the Ends of the Earth

    A Biblical Theology of Mission

    New Studies in Biblical Theology

    by Andreas J. Köstenberger
    With T. Desmond Alexander
    Series Editor D. A. Carson

    The saving mission of Jesus constitutes the foundation for Christian mission, and the Christian gospel is its message. This second edition of a classic NSBT volume emphasizes how the Bible presents a continuing narrative of God's mission, providing a robust historical and chronological backbone to the unfolding of the early Christian mission.

  • Biblical Theology According to the Apostles
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    Biblical Theology According to the Apostles

    How the Earliest Christians Told the Story of Israel

    New Studies in Biblical Theology

    by Chris Bruno, Jared Compton, and Kevin McFadden
    Series Editor D. A. Carson

    How did the apostles understand the Old Testament? The New Testament's explicit summaries of the Old Testament story of Israel give readers direct access into the way the earliest Christians did biblical theology. This NSBT volume examines the passages in the Synoptic Gospels, Acts, Paul's letters, and Hebrews which recount the characters, events, and institutions of Israel's story.

  • Hebrews
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    Hebrews

    An Introduction and Commentary

    Tyndale New Testament Commentaries

    by David G. Peterson
    Series Editor Eckhard J. Schnabel
    Consulting Editor Nicholas Perrin

    The letter to the Hebrews provides an amazing combination of warnings and assurances to encourage Christians to persevere in faith, hope, and love. In this Tyndale commentary, David G. Peterson shows how the author expounds the implications of the gospel with pastoral insight and sensitivity, producing a "word of exhortation" that reaches across the centuries to speak to our lives today.

  • Tethered to the Cross
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    Tethered to the Cross

    The Life and Preaching of Charles H. Spurgeon

    by Thomas Breimaier

    What guided English Baptist minister Charles H. Spurgeon's reading of Scripture? Tracing the development of Spurgeon's thought and his approach to biblical hermeneutics throughout his ministry, theologian and historian Thomas Breimaier argues that Spurgeon viewed the entire Bible through the lens of the cross of Christ.

  • Misreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes
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    Misreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes

    Patronage, Honor, and Shame in the Biblical World

    by E. Randolph Richards and Richard James

    The Bible was written within collectivist cultures, and it's easy for Westerners to misinterpret—or miss—important elements. Combining the expertise of a biblical scholar and a missionary practitioner, this essential guidebook explores the deep social structures of the ancient Mediterranean, stripping away individualist assumptions and helping us read the Bible better.

  • Reading Scripture as the Church
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    Reading Scripture as the Church

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Hermeneutic of Discipleship

    New Explorations in Theology

    by Derek W. Taylor

    The Bible is meant to be read in the church, by the church, as the church. Following the example of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Derek Taylor argues that we should regard the reading of Scripture as an inherently communal exercise of discipleship. In conversation with other theologians, Taylor shares how this approach to Scripture can engender a faithful hermeneutical community.

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