• 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.

  • An Introduction to Ecclesiology
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    An Introduction to Ecclesiology

    Historical, Global, and Interreligious Perspectives

    by Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen

    What is the church? In this thoroughly revised and updated text, Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen provides a wide-ranging survey of ecclesiology in the midst of rapid developments and new horizons. This unique primer not only orients readers to biblical, historical, and contemporary ecclesiologies but also highlights contextual and global perspectives.

  • Winsome Conviction
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    Winsome Conviction

    Disagreeing Without Dividing the Church

    by Tim Muehlhoff and Richard Langer

    In today's polarized context, Christians often have committed, biblical rationales for very different positions. How can Christians navigate disagreements with both truth and love? Tim Muehlhoff and Rick Langer provide lessons from conflict theory and church history on how to negotiate differing biblical convictions in order to move toward Christian unity.

  • The Magna Carta of Humanity
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    The Magna Carta of Humanity

    Sinai's Revolutionary Faith and the Future of Freedom

    by Os Guinness

    What kind of revolution brings true freedom to both society and the human soul? Cultural observer Os Guinness contrasts the secular French Revolution with the faith-led revolution of ancient Israel. Arguing that the story of Exodus is the richest vision for freedom in human history, his exploration offers a framework that charts the path to the future for America and the West.

  • 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.

  • The Mayflower Pilgrims Published By SPCK
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    The Mayflower Pilgrims

    Sifting Fact from Fable

    by Derek Wilson

    This riveting reassessment of the voyage of the Mayflower explores the background and motives of those who sailed in her, taking us closer to the real reasons behind the epic journey.

  • 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.

  • Paul's "Works of the Law" in the Perspective of Second-Century Reception
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    Paul's "Works of the Law" in the Perspective of Second-Century Reception

    by Matthew J. Thomas
    Foreword by Alister E. McGrath

    When Paul wrote that we are justified by faith apart from "works of the law" what did he mean? Matthew J. Thomas examines how Paul's second-century readers understood the conflicting interpretations, how their readings relate to "old" and "new" perspectives, and what their collective witness suggests about the apostle's own meaning.

  • Worshiping with the Reformers
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    Worshiping with the Reformers

    by Karin Maag

    In this RCS companion volume, Karin Maag takes readers inside the worshiping life of the church during the Reformation. Exploring several aspects of the church's worship, she considers what it was like to attend church, reforms in preaching, the function of prayer, how Christians experienced the sacraments, and the roles of both visual art and music in worship.

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