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    The Problem with Paul

    by Brian J. Dodd

    With a pastor's heart and a scholar's insight, Brian Dodd helps us to bridge the gap between Paul's world and our own, providing the perspective we need to make sense of both the man and his message.

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    Science, Creation and the Bible

    Reconciling Rival Theories of Origins

    by Richard F. Carlson and Tremper Longman III

    Physicist Richard Carlson and biblical scholar Tremper Longman address the long-standing problem of how to relate scientific description of the beginnings of the universe with the biblical creation passages found in Genesis. Experts in their respective fields, these two authors provide a way to resolve seeming conflicting descriptions.

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    The Lost World of Genesis One

    Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate

    The Lost World Series

    by John H. Walton

    With an astute mix of cultural critique and biblical scholarship, John H. Walton presents and defends twenty propositions supporting a literary and theological understanding of Genesis 1 within the context of the ancient Near Eastern world and unpacks its implications for our modern scientific understanding of origins.

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    The Lost World of Adam and Eve

    Genesis 2-3 and the Human Origins Debate

    The Lost World Series

    by John H. Walton
    Contributions by N. T. Wright

    What if reading Genesis 2–3 in its ancient Near Eastern context shows that the creation account makes no claims regarding Adam and Eve's material origins? John Walton's groundbreaking insights into this text create space for a faithful reading of Scripture along with full engagement with science, creating a new way forward in the human origins debate.

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    Genesis in Space and Time

    by Francis A. Schaeffer

    Francis Schaeffer challenges the modern skeptical view of Genesis as a collections of myths to show why the book?s first eleven chapters stand as a solid, space-time basis for responding to the questions that trouble our era.

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    Jesus Behaving Badly

    The Puzzling Paradoxes of the Man from Galilee

    by Mark L. Strauss

    The Jesus everybody likes, says Mark Strauss, is not the Jesus found in the Gospels. He preached about hell far more than the apostle Paul. He told his followers to hate their families. Not one of his twelve apostles was a woman. When we unpack these puzzling paradoxes and more, we gain greater insight into Jesus' countercultural message and mission.

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    The Historical Reliability of John's Gospel

    Issues Commentary

    by Craig L. Blomberg

    Because the twentieth century search for the historical Jesus so heavily favored the Synoptic Gospels, we are long overdue for a reassessment of the evidence presented in the Gospel of Johnl. Craig L. Blomberg offers a foundational introduction and commentary, focusing with intelligence and care on the historicity of John's Gospel.

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    The Historical Reliability of the Gospels

    by Craig L. Blomberg

    For over twenty years, Craig Blomberg's The Historical Reliability of the Gospels has provided a useful antidote to many of the toxic effects of skeptical criticism of the Gospels. He offers an overview of the history of Gospel criticism. Thoroughly updated edition with added footnotes and two new appendixes.

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    Fabricating Jesus

    How Modern Scholars Distort the Gospels

    by Craig A. Evans

    Why are scholars so prone to fabricate a new Jesus? Why is the public so eager to accept such claims without question? What methods and assumptions predispose scholars to distort the record? Is there a more sober approach to finding the real Jesus? Craig Evans offers a sane approach to examining the sources for understanding the historical Jesus.

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    Jesus and the Logic of History

    New Studies in Biblical Theology

    by Paul W. Barnett

    In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Historian Paul W. Barnett presents clear, careful and convincing evidence that the Christ of orthodox Christianity is the same as the Jesus of history.

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