• The Theology of Jeremiah
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    The Theology of Jeremiah

    The Book, the Man, the Message

    by John Goldingay

    How do we think about the theology of the book of Jeremiah? John Goldingay considers the prophet Jeremiah himself, his individual circumstances and those of Judah, and his message. As we view the book of Jeremiah in its entirety, we learn about God, Israel as the people of God, the nature of wrongdoing and prophecy, and what we know about the future.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hosea
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    Hosea

    An Introduction and Commentary

    Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries

    by Robin Routledge
    Series Editor David G. Firth
    Consulting Editor Tremper Longman III

    With its bold and uncomfortable imagery of an adulterous woman spurning the love of her youth, Hosea tells the story of God's faithful and enduring love, his righteous judgment, and his continuing offer of reconciliation and restoration. This Tyndale commentary from Robin Routledge explores the historical, cultural, literary, and theological dimensions of the book of Hosea.

  • Wisdom from Babylon
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    Wisdom from Babylon

    Leadership for the Church in a Secular Age

    by Gordon T. Smith

    What does it mean to provide leadership for the church in an increasingly secular context? Analyzing the phenomenon of secularization in the West and charting common Christian responses, this indispensable resource from Gordon Smith discusses the competencies and capacities essential for cultivating distinctively Christian leadership today.

  • 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.

  • Nahum, Habakkuk and Zephaniah
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    Nahum, Habakkuk and Zephaniah

    An Introduction and Commentary

    Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries

    by S. D. Snyman
    Series Editor David G. Firth
    Consulting Editor Tremper Longman III

    Nahum's prophecy of Nineveh's coming destruction. Habakkuk's probing dialogue with the Lord of Israel. Zephaniah's warning to Jerusalem's last great king. In this Tyndale commentary, the texts of these minor but important prophets receive a fresh analysis as S. D. Snyman considers each book's historical setting, structure, literary features, and theological themes.

  • 1 and 2 Samuel
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    1 and 2 Samuel

    An Introduction and Commentary

    Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries

    by V. Philips Long
    Series Editor David G. Firth
    Consulting Editor Tremper Longman III

    The stories of Samuel, Saul, and David are among the most memorable in the Old Testament, yet they are bound up in the larger story of God's purpose for his people. In this Tyndale Commentary, V. Philips Long explores the meaning of the biblical history of Israel's vital transition from a confederation of tribes to nationhood under a king.

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