• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Other Side of the Wall
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    The Other Side of the Wall

    A Palestinian Christian Narrative of Lament and Hope

    by Munther Isaac

    Christians have lived in Palestine since the earliest days of the Jesus movement, yet they are often unheard and ignored in the midst of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. With both lament and hope, Palestinian pastor Munther Isaac offers a theology of the land and a vision for a shared land that belongs to God, where there are no second-class citizens of any kind.

  • "Here Are Your Gods"
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    "Here Are Your Gods"

    Faithful Discipleship in Idolatrous Times

    by Christopher J. H. Wright

    Christians desperately need to name and expose the modern-day false gods of prosperity, nationalism, and self-interest. Combining a biblical study of idolatry with practical discipleship, Old Testament scholar Christopher J. H. Wright calls readers to fight the temptation of idolatry as we consider connections between Old Testament patterns and today's culture.

  • Including the Stranger
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    Including the Stranger

    Foreigners in the Former Prophets

    New Studies in Biblical Theology

    by David G. Firth
    Series Editor D. A. Carson

    The Old Testament, particularly the Former Prophets, has been regarded as having a negative attitude towards foreigners. In this NSBT volume, David Firth argues that the Former Prophets subvert the exclusivist approach in order to show that the people of God are not defined by ethnicity but rather by their willingness to commit themselves to the purposes of Yahweh.

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