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.
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.
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.
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.
Crises around race have put the church in a reactive, defensive posture, but Jesus wants more. He wants Christians to play offense by discipling people into a new humanity that pushes beyond mere diversity so that the church becomes the aroma of Christ to our culture and gains ground against the demonic foothold of racism in all its forms.
Does "saved through childbearing" in 1 Timothy 2:15 mean that women are slated primarily for rearing children? Sandra Glahn thinks that we have misunderstood Paul and the context to which he wrote. Combining spiritual autobiography with new research on the Greek goddess Artemis, Glahn lays a biblical foundation for God's view of women.
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.
An easy way to find your next textbook by field and subject: