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    Christianity at the Crossroads

    How the Second Century Shaped the Future of the Church

    by Michael J. Kruger

    Christianity in the twenty-first century is a global phenomenon. But in the second century, its future was not at all certain. Michael Kruger's introductory survey examines how Christianity took root in the second century, how it battled to stay true to the vision of the apostles, and how it developed in ways that would shape both the church and Western culture over the next two thousand years.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Exile: A Conversation with N. T. Wright

    Edited by James M. Scott
    Contributions by N. T. Wright

    N. T. Wright is well known for his view that the majority of Second Temple Jews saw themselves as living within an ongoing exile. This book engages a lively conversation with this idea, beginning with a lengthy thesis from Wright, responses from eleven New Testament scholars, and a concluding essay from Wright responding to his interlocutors.

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    The God of the Gospel

    Robert Jenson's Trinitarian Theology

    Strategic Initiatives in Evangelical Theology

    by Scott R. Swain

    Scott R. Swain provides what might be the definitive critical reading of Robert Jenson's trinitarian theology from an evangelical perspective. Setting Jenson within the larger story of the twentieth century trinitarian revival, Swain proposes constructive pathways back to a classical understanding of the Trinity.

    Advanced Advanced
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    Faithful Presence

    Seven Disciplines That Shape the Church for Mission

    by David E. Fitch

    How can the church engage the world, not by judgment nor accommodation but by becoming the good news in our culture? Offering seven distinct spiritual practices, David Fitch helps you re-envision church, what you do in the name of church, and the way you lead a church. Reimagine the church as the living embodiment of Christ, reflecting God's faithful presence to a desperate world.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Exploring Protestant Traditions

    An Invitation to Theological Hospitality

    by W. David Buschart

    W. David Buschart presents this richly informative field guide to eight prominent Protestant traditions. Clearly and evenhandedly, he traces the histories of each tradition, explains their interpretive approaches to Scripture and identifies their salient beliefs. As a result, you will gain a sense of what it's like to believe and worship in each tradition.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    The Story of Christian Theology

    Twenty Centuries of Tradition Reform

    by Roger E. Olson

    In his book, poised to become a standard historical theology textbook, Roger Olson takes us on a journey of events ranging from the apostolic fathers to the Reformation to the present.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Pocket History of Theology

    The IVP Pocket Reference Series

    by Roger E. Olson and Adam C. English

    Based on Roger Olson's widely acclaimed The Story of Christian Theology,this concise and informative guide surveys events, teachings and challenges to the Christian faith from the second to the twenty-first centuries.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Christianity and Western Thought

    From the Ancient World to the Age of Enlightenment

    Christianity Western Thought

    by Colin Brown

    Students, pastors and thoughtful Christians will benefit from this rich resource. The first in a three-volume work, Brown's easy-to-read, hard-to-put-down introduction to Christianity and Western thought focuses on developments from the ancient world to the Age of Enlightenment.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Biblical Interpretation: Past Present

    by Gerald L. Bray

    Gerald Bray sounds the call to draw biblical interpretation back to the heart of the church. Evangelical in perspective but ecumenical in both its historical breadth and its vision of the future, this introductory text is a comprehensive guide to biblical interpretation past and present that will benefit seminarians, pastors, teachers, and lay leaders alike.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    New Dictionary of Theology

    Historical and Systematic

    Edited by Martin Davie, Tim Grass, Stephen R. Holmes, John McDowell, and T. A. Noble
    Consulting Editor Kevin J. Vanhoozer, David Emmanuel Singh, and Roland Chia

    This classic one-volume reference work is now substantially expanded and revised to focus on a variety of theological themes, thinkers and movements. From African Christian Theology to Zionism, this volume of historical and systematic theology offers a wealth of information and insight for students, pastors and all thoughtful Christians.

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