What does Paul mean when in Romans 8:29 he speaks of being "conformed to the image of his Son"? Is it a moral or spiritual or sanctifying conformity to Christ, or to his suffering, or does it point to an eschatological transformation into radiant glory? Haley Goranson Jacob points out that the key lies in the meaning of "glory" in Paul's biblical-theological perspective and in how he uses the language of glory in Romans.
We know that the earliest Christians sang hymns. But are some of these early Christian hymns preserved for us in the New Testament? Matthew Gordley takes a new look at didactic hymns in the Greco-Roman and Jewish world of the early church, considering how they might function in the New Testament and what they could tell us about early Christian worship.
Both the epistle to the Hebrews and the epistle of James generated much discussion and debate during the Reformation period, yet both of these letters have proven to be essential for Christians during the Reformation era and today. Edited by Ronald K. Rittgers, this RCS volume provides Reformation-era biblical commentary on Hebrews and James, drawing on Lutheran, Reformed, Anglican, Radical, and Roman Catholic resources.
I. Howard Marshall presents this abridged version of his full-scale and award-winning New Testament Theology. This concise version distills the essence of the larger volume in a little more than a third of the length of the original.
New Testament theology, maintains Donald Guthrie, centers on Jesus Christ--his person, work and mission--and is unified by repeated emphasis on the fulfillment of Old Testament promise, community, the Spirit and the future hope. Now in paperback, this comprehensive New Testament theology is a standard reference and text, reflecting mature conservative scholarship at its best.
Since its publication in 2000, Recovering the Scandal of the Cross has provoked thought among evangelicals about the nature of the atonement and how it should be expressed in today's various global contexts. In this second edition Green and Baker have clarified and enlarged the text to ensure its ongoing critical relevance.
I.Howard Marshall's New Testament theology guides students with its clarity and its comprehensive vision, delights teachers with its sterling summaries and perceptive panoramas, and rewards expositors with a fund of insights for preaching.
Thomas R. Schreiner gives a sound and insightful exposition and assessment of Paul's theology that is well-geared to the needs of seminary students and working pastors.
Previously published as The Indelible Image, Volume 2, Ben Witherington III offers the second of a two-volume set on the theological and ethical thought world of the New Testament. While the first volume focuses on expositional samplings of New Testament writers in context, this volume offers a more synthetic approach to the New Testament as a whole.
Previously published as The Indelible Image, Volume 1, Ben Witherington III offers the first of a two-volume set on the theological and ethical thought world of the New Testament. This volume focuses on expositional samplings of the theology and ethics of New Testament writers in context.
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