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    Mary for Evangelicals

    Toward an Understanding of the Mother of Our Lord

    by Tim Perry
    Foreword by William J. Abraham

    Is Mary for evangelicals? Should there be such a thing as an evangelical Mariology? Is she Our Lady, too?Timothy S. Perry addresses the increasing theological interest in Mary and the current place of Mariology in Evangelical-Roman Catholic dialogue.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Jesus Is Lord, Caesar Is Not

    Evaluating Empire in New Testament Studies

    Edited by Scot McKnight and Joseph B. Modica
    Foreword by Andy Crouch

    This volume brings together respected biblical scholars to evaluate the turn toward "empire criticism" in recent New Testament scholarship. While praising the movement for its deconstruction of Roman statecraft and ideology, the contributors also provide a salient critique of the anti-imperialist rhetoric pervading much of the current literature.

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    Images of Salvation in the New Testament

    by Brenda B. Colijn

    "The New Testament does not develop a systematic doctrine of salvation," writes Brenda Colijn. "Instead, it presents us with a variety of pictures taken from different perspectives." Students of the New Testament and of theology will both find their vision broadened and their understanding deepened by this rich, informative study. As the author seeks to understand their implications for people of faith, she uncovers how New Testament images provide the building blocks of the master story of redemption.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Hard Sayings of the Bible

    The Hard Sayings Series

    by Walter C. Kaiser, Jr., Peter H. Davids, F. F. Bruce, and Manfred Brauch

    Now in paperback, Hard Sayings of the Bible has explanations for over five hundred of the most troubling verses to test the minds and hearts of Bible readers. Verse by verse, four distinguished Bible scholars take you behind the scenes to find succinct solutions to the most difficult verses in Scripture.

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    Contextualization in the New Testament

    Patterns for Theology and Mission

    by Dean Flemming

    To provide a model for today's missionary efforts, Dean Flemming examines how the New Testament authors--particularly in Acts, Paul's letters and the Gospels--contextualized the gospel for particular cultures and/or communities.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Ministry by the Book

    New Testament Patterns for Pastoral Leadership

    by Derek Tidball

    Focusing on pastoral leadership within local churches or groups of churches, Derek Tidball provides a comprehensive survey of the variety of ministry models and patterns found in the New Testament with applications for today's ministry.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    A Beginner's Guide to New Testament Exegesis

    Taking the Fear out of Critical Method

    by Richard J. Erickson

    Richard Erickson offers a thoroughly accessible and student-friendly guide to the essential methods of interpreting the Greek New Testament. He holds out manageable goals and expectations--and encouragement. Numerous aids and illustrations clarify, summarize and illuminate the principles. A weath of exercises connected to each chapter are available on the Internet.

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    Paul's Theology of Preaching

    The Apostle's Challenge to the Art of Persuasion in Ancient Corinth

    by Duane Litfin

    Duane Litfin, former president of Wheaton College, explores how Paul's theology of preaching can inform the church's preaching today. Through a detailed study of 1 Corinthians 1-4, Litfin shows how Paul's method of proclamation differed from Greco-Roman rhetoric and how Pauline preaching can be a model for the contemporary preaching task.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Economic Parables

    The Monetary Teachings of Jesus Christ

    by David Cowan

    Financial expert David Cowan reflects on the economic parables of Jesus to understand life in an increasingly globalized economy. Jesus' words shed light on a broad range of fiscal issues from paying bills to wise investment to just socio-economic conditions.

    Introductory Introductory

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