Keith A. Burton traces the story of biblical Africa and the place of the Bible in the land of Ham. He ends with an examination of the modern era and the achievements of African Christianity. This invigorating work places the story of the Bible and African Christianity in a wider global context and challenges readers to think differently about history and the biblical world.
Many American Christians remain ignorant of black Pentacostalism. In this expansive historical overview, Estrelda Alexander recounts the story of African American Pentecostal origins and development. Whether you come from this tradition or you just want to learn more, this book will unfold all the dimensions of this important movement's history and contribution to the life of the church.
Saving the environment. Helping the poor. Stopping abortion. Feeding the hungry. Increasing fair trade. Eliminating pornography. Ending racism. Tim Stafford explores the patterns of successful and failed reform movements to highlight what activists today can learn.
In seventeen inspiring narratives Mark Noll and Carolyn Nystrom introduce a new and robust company of saints that has left a lasting imprint on the new Christian heartlands of Africa and Asia. Spanning a century, from the 1880s to the 1980s, their stories demonstrate the vitality of the Christian faith in a diversity of contexts.
John Wolffe provides an authoritative account of evangelicalism from the 1790s to the 1840s, making extensive use of primary sources. A compelling book, rich in detail, that will excite history buffs, students and professors, and any reader interested in the development of evangelicalism.
David W. Bebbington continues a compelling series of books charting the course of English-speaking evangelicalism over the last three hundred years. Evangelical culture at the end of the nineteenth century is set against the backdrop of imperial maneuverings in Great Britain and populist uprisings in the United States.
Donald K. McKim edits this revised and expanded edition of IVP's Historical Handbook of Major Biblical Interpreters. With six historical essays and over 200 in-depth articles regarding the principal players in the history of Biblical interpretation, this volume will serve as an invaluable tool for any serious student of the Bible or history of exegesis.
This volume provides a diversity of Reformation-era commentary on the text of Psalms 1-72, much of which appears here for the first time in English. Edited by Herman Selderhuis, this volume in the Reformation Commentary on Scripture series offers rich material for the theological and pastoral retrieval of Reformation exegesis.
In this new addition to the Reformation Commentary on Scripture, we read along as the Reformers return to the ancient stories of the six days of creation, the tragic fall of God?s creature and the catastrophe of the flood and apply them to the tumultuous age of the Reformation. Here is a primary source for biblical renewal in the church today.
Discover firsthand the Reformers' innovative readings of the Old Testament prophets Ezekiel and Daniel. Familiar passages like Ezekiel's vision of the wheels or Daniel's four beasts are revitalized as they take the stage at this pivotal moment in history.
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