What does God's creation of humanity through the process of evolution mean for how we think about human flourishing? Combining scientific evidence with wisdom from the Bible and Christian theology, this introduction explores how the field of evolutionary psychology can be a powerful tool for understanding human nature and our distinctively human purpose.
Grace Ji-Sun Kim explores the historical origins and theological implications of the myth of the white male God. Examining the roots of the distortion and its harmful impact on the world, Kim shows what it looks like to recover the biblical reality of a nonwhite, nongendered God, leading us to a more just faith and a better church and world.
In this NSBT volume, James Hely Hutchinson explores the perplexity of Psalm 89, tackling a range of matters that contribute to our understanding of the contours of redemptive history, with the overall aim to enhance our grasp of God's breathtaking salvation plan, ability to handle Scripture aright, and worship of the Master.
In this volume, Christian literary writers of the Chrysostom Society reflect on Advent and Christmastide as a bright and meaningful season of anticipation and glory. Through forty-two readings from the first Sunday of Advent through Epiphany, contributors prepare us in watchful waiting for the coming of Jesus.
Number of Studies: 42
In John's Gospel, the Father and Son are described as being "in one another." This NSBT volume from Clive Bowsher shows that union with Christ in John's Gospel and letters is the in-one-another relationship of believers with the Father and Son by the Spirit—the intimate, loving, relational participation of the believer and God.
Churches must both consider the theology of disability and also become places where people with disabilities lead. Moving beyond paternalistic views of disability, this book encompasses cutting-edge theological ethics as well as practical examples of how church leaders and congregants can foster genuinely inclusive leadership teams.
The Neo-Calvinist tradition is well-equipped to offer wisdom on the arts to the whole body of Christ. Edited by art scholar Roger Henderson and Marleen Hengelaar-Rookmaaker, daughter of Hans Rookmaaker, this volume brings together history, philosophy, and theology to consider the relationship between the arts and the Neo-Calvinist tradition.
Despite its importance in the New Testament, relatively little has been written about Psalm 110. By considering how David brought together priesthood and kingship in a single figure, Matthew Emadi uncovers the theological foundations of Psalm 110, showing that Melchizedek's royal priesthood is tied to both creation and redemption.
The more we understand how Scripture came to be, the more we discover its power and truth. Unpacking how the history of the Bible bolsters our faith, historian Susan Lim explains how Christians came to accept certain documents as inspired and how the books we now call the Bible came to be assembled and canonized as authoritative.
How might we reclaim the universality of the church without losing its local situatedness? In this SCDS volume, C. Ryan Fields juxtaposes the Free Church tradition with its Episcopal counterpart, arguing that the Free Church tradition can helpfully inform our understanding of the one body of Christ while remaining true to its local roots.
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