Roger Olson delves into many of the significant issues raised by the popular book The Shack, such as forgiving those who have done us great evil, how God acts in the world, how God is three persons in one and what difference this makes to us. While he offers his own criticisms of the book, he largely finds the truth about God in The Shack.
Allan Coppedge offers a comprehensive picture of the inexhaustible nature of God, which is one of holiness reflected in actions that are best described in the language of diverse roles.
Thomas McCall presents a trinitarian reading of Christ's darkest moment--the moment he cried, "My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?" McCall analyzes the biblical texts alongside interpretations offered by the church fathers, the Reformers and modern theologians, seeking to recover the true poignancy of the orthodox perspective on the cross.
The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit in the Bible (and in Christian experience) are all vital to the reality of salvation. But since the word "Trinity" does not appear in the Bible, many people wonder whether the doctrine is anything more than an intellectual puzzle created by theologians. This book leads readers step-by-step to a robust understanding of God as a Trinity.
Udo Middelmann, president of the Francis A. Schaeffer Foundation, argues for a belief in God?s radical innocence as a third way between deterministic and "openness" views of divine sovereignty.
Ron Highfield traces the genealogy of the modern self from Plato, Descartes and Locke to Charles Taylor's landmark Sources of the Self. What emerges is a stark portrait of the modern ideal of self-governance and the crisis it provokes for a Christian view of human identity, freedom and dignity found in God.
For over 40 years, J. I. Packer's classic has been an important tool to help Christians around the world discover the wonder, the glory and the joy of knowing God. Explaining both who God is and how we can relate to him, this thought-provoking work seeks to transform and enrich the Christian understanding of God.
This volume offers partristic commentary edited by Gerald L. Bray on the first article of the Nicene Creed. Readers will gain insight into the history and substance of what the early church believed about God the Father.
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