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    The Lord Is Good

    Seeking the God of the Psalter

    Studies in Christian Doctrine and Scripture

    by Christopher R. J. Holmes

    The good that God does—and that God calls us to do—is anchored in the fullness of good that God is. In this SCDS volume, Christopher R. J. Holmes explores the divine attribute of God’s goodness by offering a theological interpretation of the Psalter and engaging with the church’s rich theological tradition, especially Augustine and Aquinas.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Old Testament Theology for Christians

    From Ancient Context to Enduring Belief

    by John H. Walton

    The Old Testament was written for us, but not to us. Inviting us to leave our modern Christian preconceptions behind, John Walton contends that we will only grasp the Old Testament’s theology when we are immersed in its Ancient Near Eastern context, being guided by what the ancient authors intended as they wrote within their cognitive environment.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    The Analogy of Faith

    The Quest for God's Speakability

    Strategic Initiatives in Evangelical Theology

    by Archie J. Spencer

    If God is transcendent, how can human beings speak meaningfully about him? The answer lies in analogy, which recognizes both similarity and dissimilarity between God and our God-talk. In his erudite study, Archie Spencer argues for a christological account of analogy as the answer to the problem of God's speakability.

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    The Revelation of God

    Contours of Christian Theology

    by Peter Jensen

    Peter Jensen examines the role of the Bible in divine revelation, beginning from biblical categories of the knowledge of God and the gospel. In the Contours of Christian Theology.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    The People's Book

    The Reformation and the Bible

    Wheaton Theology Conference Series

    Edited by Jennifer Powell McNutt and David Lauber

    The Bible played a vital role in the lives, theology, and practice of the Protestant Reformers. These essays from the 2016 Wheaton Theology Conference bring together the reflections of church historians and theologians on the nature of the Bible as "the people's book," considering themes such as access to Scripture, the Bible's role in worship, and theological interpretation.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    God's Rivals

    Why Has God Allowed Different Religions? Insights from the Bible and the Early Church

    by Gerald R. McDermott

    Gerald R. McDermott explores the question, "Why are there other religions?" He looks at teaching from the Old and New Testaments and from a number of key teachers from the early church to suggest an answer to this perplexing but intriguing question.

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    Can Evangelicals Learn from World Religions?

    Jesus, Revelation Religious Traditions

    by Gerald R. McDermott

    More than ever before, Christians need to explain why they follow Jesus and not the Buddha or Confucius or Krishna or Muhammed. This evangelical theology of religions addresses the problem of truth and revelation, and takes seriously the normative claims of other traditions. McDermott shows readers what Christians can learn from world religions without sacrificing the finality of Christ.

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    Holy Scripture

    Revelation, Inspiration Interpretation

    Christian Foundations

    by Donald G. Bloesch

    Donald G. Bloesch sets out the pivotal evangelical doctrines of the Bible's revelation, inspiration and interpretation.

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    Theology's Epistemological Dilemma

    How Karl Barth and Alvin Plantinga Provide a Unified Response

    Strategic Initiatives in Evangelical Theology

    by Kevin Diller

    Karl Barth and Alvin Plantinga are not thought of as theological allies. Barth is famous for his opposition to philosophy's role in theology, while Plantinga is famous for his emphasis on warranted belief. Kevin Diller argues that they actually offer a unified response to the central epistemological dilemma in theology.

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    First Theology

    God, Scripture Hermeneutics

    by Kevin J. Vanhoozer

    Blazing a pathway for recovering the unity of biblical studies and theological reflection, Kevin J. Vanhoozer addresses the challenges presented by the contemporary so-called postmodern situation, especially deconstructionism.

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