How did one of last century's most celebrated liberals change so dramatically? In this intellectual and spiritual memoir, Thomas Oden journeys from conservative rural Methodism in Oklahoma to free-spirited theological innovation in the land of academia and back to the foundations of ancient Christianity.
Though many have given up on the church, God has not. Bishop Claude Alexander shows how early Christians did not always understand what the church was supposed to be, but God worked in them anyway. By the power of the Holy Spirit, we too can be transformed by Jesus and model to the world what it means to know him–as the church.
Discover the wonder of the cosmos as you follow the journey of one proton from the beginning of creation all the way through history to today. Combining mind-bending scientific knowledge with storytelling and insights from theology, this gripping narrative provides a fresh look at cosmology, evolutionary biology, and the good news of God.
How should we understand the significance of the story of Joseph within redemptive history? This NSBT volume from Samuel Emadi offers a comprehensive canonical treatment of the Joseph narrative, considering Genesis 37–50 in its own literary and theological context and culminating in the New Testament's portrayal of Jesus as an antitypical, new and final Joseph.
In this insightful and accessible commentary, Nicholas Perrin examines Luke's Gospel section-by-section, exploring the context in which it was written, providing astute commentary, and then unpacking its theology. Part of the Tyndale New Testament series, this commentary offers thorough understanding of Luke's content and structure, as well as its continued relevance for today.
How has our understanding of cultural and historical context shaped our views on atonement? Combining missiology, theology, and biblical studies, theologian Jackson W. draws from the entire biblical canon to help Christians interpret Scripture more faithfully and form a richer, more robust theology of atonement.
Every generation faces the temptation to wander from Christian teaching, and so every generation must be awakened again to the thrill of orthodoxy. Returning to the church's creeds, Trevin Wax beckons us away from the broad yet ultimately boring road toward the straight and narrow path, where true adventures can be found.
In this engaging book, Michael Reeves presents an introduction to Christianity that is rooted in the triune God. Drawing from church history down to the present, this resource, now available in the IVP Signature Collection, provides a rich, enjoyable portrait of basic Christian beliefs, opening up the life-changing truths of our faith.
Though fidelity to the common good ought to define our politics, the modern revolutions of the West have poisoned common life in America. Uninterested in the cultural wars that have often characterized American Christianity, Jake Meador casts a vision for an antiracist, anticapitalist, and profoundly pro-life Christian political approach rooted in the givenness and goodness of the created world.
In this commentary on 2 Corinthians, Scott Manetsch guides readers through both familiar voices and lesser-known figures of the early modern period from a diversity of theological traditions, including Lutherans, Reformed, Radicals, Anglicans, and Roman Catholics. This volume will open the Reformation's resources to preachers, scholars, and all who would be newly created in Christ.
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