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    Living Wisely with the Church Fathers

    by Christopher A. Hall

    Early Christians lived in a culture not unlike our own—in love with empire, infatuated with sex, tolerant of all gods but hostile to the One. Christopher Hall takes us back to that time, conversing with Christian leaders around the ancient Mediterranean world and exploring how this cloud of witnesses challenges us to live an ethical life as a Christ follower.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Exile: A Conversation with N. T. Wright

    Edited by James M. Scott

    N . T. Wright is well known for his view that the majority of Second Temple Jews saw themselves as living within an ongoing exile. This book engages a lively conversation with this idea, beginning with a lengthy thesis from Wright, responses from eleven New Testament scholars, and a concluding essay from Wright responding to his interlocutors.

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    Why the Rest Hates the West

    Understanding the Roots of Global Rage

    by Meic Pearse

    For anyone who's wondered why people around the world seem to hate the West so much, Historian Meic Pearse offers thoughtful, balanced and challenging answers. He shows how many of the underlying assumptions of Western civilization directly oppose and contradict the cultural and religious values of significant people groups and provides a starting point for dialogue and reconciliation.

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    The Devoted Life

    An Invitation to the Puritan Classics

    Edited by Kelly M. Kapic and Randall C. Gleason

    Notable scholars like Mark Noll and Sinclair Ferguson invite you to sit at the feet of classic Puritain writers to experience a living, three-dimensional portrait of the devoted life that emphasizes the Christian experience of communion with God, corporate revival, biblical preaching and the sanctifying working of God's Holy Spirit. Edited by Kelly M. Kapic and Randall C. Gleason.

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    The First Christian Centuries

    Perspectives on the Early Church

    by Paul McKechnie

    Here is a scholarly examination by Paul McKechnie of select topics in understanding how early Christianity grew to become the religion of the Roman Empire by the fourth century. Topics include growth of the church, Christians in Caesar's palace, Gnosticism and more.

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    God's Judgments

    Interpreting History and the Christian Faith

    by Steven J. Keillor

    What do God's judgments have to do with history? Using historical events, Steven J. Keillor pursues the thesis that divine judgment can be a fruitful category for historical investigation, and that Christianity is an interpretation of history more than a worldview or philosophy.

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    The History of Christian Thought

    by Jonathan Hill

    In this lively and accessible introduction, Jonathan Hill offers a wealth of insight into the history of Christian thought and the colorful personalities who gave it shape and form.

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    Defending Constantine

    The Twilight of an Empire and the Dawn of Christendom

    by Peter J. Leithart

    Peter Leithart weighs what we've been taught about Constantine and claims that in focusing on these historical mirages we have failed to notice the true significance of Constantine and Rome baptized. He reveals how beneath the surface of this contested story there lies a deeper narrative--a tectonic shift in the political theology of an empire--with far-reaching implications.

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    Early Libyan Christianity

    Uncovering a North African Tradition

    Early African Christianity Set

    by Thomas C. Oden

    Thomas C. Oden reaches back to the earliest days of Christianity to uncover a fertile North African community nearly lost to posterity. Set against this vibrant scene in Libya, well known figures like Tertullian and Sabellius are seen in a new light while lesser known martyrs and bishops find their rightful place in Christian history.

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    The Great Theologians

    A Brief Guide

    by Gerald R. McDermott

    Gerald R. McDermott surveys the teachings of eleven of the greatest theologians down through history from Origen to Karl Barth.

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