• Exodus Old and New
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    Exodus Old and New

    A Biblical Theology of Redemption

    Essential Studies in Biblical Theology

    by L. Michael Morales
    Series edited by Benjamin L. Gladd

    With Israel's exodus out of Egypt, God established a pattern for the salvation of all his people—Israel and the nations—through Jesus Christ. In this ESBT volume, L. Michael Morales examines three redemption movements in Scripture: the exodus out of Egypt, the second exodus foretold by the prophets, and the new exodus accomplished by Jesus.

  • Discerning Ethics
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    Discerning Ethics

    Diverse Christian Responses to Divisive Moral Issues

    Edited by Hak Joon Lee and Tim Dearborn
    Foreword by Mark Labberton

    The number of ethical issues that demand a response from Christians today is almost dizzying. How can Christians navigate such matters? With an unflinching yet irenic approach, this volume invites engagement with the biggest ethical issues by drawing on real-life experiences and offering a range of responses to some of the most challenging moral questions confronting the church today.

  • God in Himself
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    God in Himself

    Scripture, Metaphysics, and the Task of Christian Theology

    Studies in Christian Doctrine and Scripture

    by Steven J. Duby

    How do we know God? Can we know God as he is in himself? Theologians have argued for the role of natural and supernatural revelation, while others have argued that we know God only on the basis of the incarnation. In this SCDS volume, Steven J. Duby casts a vision for integrating natural theology, the incarnation, and metaphysics in a Christian description of God in himself .

  • The Holy Spirit in the New Testament
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    The Holy Spirit in the New Testament

    A Pentecostal Guide

    by William A. Simmons

    With an ever-increasing number of Christians worldwide self-identifying as Pentecostal or charismatic, the church needs a Spirit-centered interpretation of Scripture informed by a Pentecostal lens. In this accessible New Testament introduction, each chapter explores the presence of the Spirit in a biblical book, then offers devotional applications to help readers respond to the text.

  • Rebels and Exiles
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    Rebels and Exiles

    A Biblical Theology of Sin and Restoration

    Essential Studies in Biblical Theology

    by Matthew S. Harmon

    We all share an experience of exile—of longing for our true home. In this ESBT volume, Matthew S. Harmon explores how the theme of sin and exile is developed throughout Scripture, tracing a common pattern of human rebellion, God's judgment, and the hope of restored relationship, beginning with the first humans and concluding with the end of exile in a new creation.

  • The Myth of the American Dream
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    The Myth of the American Dream

    Reflections on Affluence, Autonomy, Safety, and Power

    by D. L. Mayfield

    Affluence, autonomy, safety, and power—the central values of the American dream. But are they compatible with Jesus' command to love our neighbor as ourselves? In essays grouped around these four values, D. L. Mayfield asks us to pay attention to the ways they shape our own choices, and the ways those choices affect our neighbors.

  • Questions of Context
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    Questions of Context

    Reading a Century of German Mission Theology

    Missiological Engagements

    by John G. Flett and Henning Wrogemann

    Wrestling with questions of context is essential for how we understand mission, theology, and the embodiment of the Christian faith. Showcasing many German missiological works available in English for the first time, this longitudinal study tackles the history and dynamics of contextualization and sheds new light on the state of missiology today.

  • Seeing by the Light
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    Seeing by the Light

    Illumination in Augustine's and Barth's Readings of John

    Studies in Christian Doctrine and Scripture

    by Ike Miller

    How can we understand God's revelation to us? Exploring both Augustine's and Karl Barth's readings of the Johannine literature, Ike Miller casts a broader vision of divine illumination, arguing for a fully Trinitarian view of illumination that forms not just our intellect, but also appeals to the affections and encourages our ethical action.

  • Recapturing an Enchanted World
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    Recapturing an Enchanted World

    Ritual and Sacrament in the Free Church Tradition

    Dynamics of Christian Worship

    by John D. Rempel
    Foreword by Gordon T. Smith

    While the Free Churches rightly sought to cleanse the church of the abuses of sacramentalism, in that process they also set aside some of the church's historic practices and theology. In response to this liturgically thin space, Mennonite theologian and minister John D. Rempel considers the role of the sacraments and ritual within the Free Church tradition, helping us perceive the sacramental nature of our faith and worship.

  • Joshua, Judges, Ruth
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    Joshua, Judges, Ruth

    Reformation Commentary on Scripture

    by N. Scott Amos

    The Reformers of the sixteenth century found theological significance in Old Testament narratives such as Ruth's response to her mother-in-law Naomi. In this volume of the Reformation Commentary on Scripture, N. Scott Amos guides readers through a wealth of early modern commentary on the Old Testament books of Joshua, Judges, and Ruth.

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