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A Clear and Present Word

The Clarity of Scripture

New Studies in Biblical Theology

by Mark D. Thompson

A lack of confidence in the clarity or perspicuity of Scripture is apparent in Western Christianity. In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Mark Thompson restates the doctrine of the clarity of Scripture. He surveys past and present objections, engages with contemporary hermeneutical challenges, and expounds the living God as the Guarantor of his accessible, written Word.

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A Gracious and Compassionate God

Mission, Salvation and Spirituality in the Book of Jonah

New Studies in Biblical Theology

by Daniel C. Timmer

In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume on Jonah, Daniel Timmer seeks to secure the book's ongoing relevance for biblical theology and for the spiritual life. Timmer examines Jonah's historical backgrounds and Christocentric orientation, hoping to bring clarity to problems of mission and religious conversion raised by the text.

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A History of Western Philosophy

From the Pre-Socratics to Postmodernism

by C. Stephen Evans

Plato. Aristotle. Augustine. Hume. Kant. Hegel. Every student of philosophy needs to know the history of the philosophical discourse such giants have bequeathed us. Philosopher C. Stephen Evans brings his expertise to this daunting task as he surveys the history of Western philosophy, from the Pre-Socratics to Nietzsche and postmodernism—and every major figure and movement in between.

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A Little Book for New Bible Scholars

Little Books

by E. Randolph Richards and Joseph R. Dodson

Many young Bible scholars are passionate for the Scriptures. But is passion enough? Randolph Richards and Joseph Dodson encourage students of the Bible with wisdom from years of experience. Full of warmth, humor, and an infectious love for Scripture, this book invites a new generation of young scholars to dig into the complex, captivating world of the Bible.

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A Little Book for New Historians

Why and How to Study History

Little Books Series

by Robert Tracy McKenzie

Veteran historian Robert Tracy McKenzie offers a concise, clear, and beautifully written introduction to the study of history. Laying out necessary skills, methods, and attitudes for historians in training, this resource is loaded with concrete examples and insightful principles that show how the study of history—when faithfully pursued—can shape your heart as well as your mind.

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A Little Book for New Scientists

Why and How to Study Science

Little Books

by Josh A. Reeves and Steve Donaldson

Many young Christians interested in the sciences have felt torn between two options: remaining faithful to Christ or studying science. In this concise introduction, Josh Reeves and Steve Donaldson provide both advice and encouragement for Christians in the sciences to bridge the gap between science and Christian belief and practice.

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A Little Book for New Theologians

Why and How to Study Theology

Little Books

by Kelly M. Kapic

In this quick and vibrant book, Kelly Kapic presents the nature, method and manners of theological study for newcomers to the field. He emphasizes that theology is more than a school of thought about God, but an endeavor that affects who we are. "Theology is about life," writes Kapic. "It is not a conversation our souls can afford to avoid."

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A Mouth Full of Fire

The Word of God in the Words of Jeremiah

New Studies in Biblical Theology

by Andrew G. Shead

In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Andrew Shead examines Jeremiah's commissioning, embodiment of the word of God, covenant preaching and "oracles of hope." He shows how a differentiation between the divine "word" and the prophet's "words" enables the word of God to function as an organizing center for the book's theology.

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A Pastoral Rule for Today

Reviving an Ancient Practice

by John P. Burgess, Jerry Andrews, and Joseph D. Small

How can pastors thrive amid the demands of being preacher, therapist, administrator, and CEO? We need a contemporary pastoral rule: a pattern for ministry that encourages and enables pastors to focus on what is most important in their pastoral task. Written by three veteran pastors, this book gives examples of pastoral rules in communities throughout the church's history, providing concrete advice on how pastors can develop and keep a pastoral rule today.

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A Reader's Guide to the Bible

by John Goldingay

Approaching the Bible for the first time can be intimidating. Where should you begin? John Goldingay’s reliable and clear guide to exploring the Bible places the biblical books in their times and settings, and then lays out a memorable pattern for understanding the Bible as the story of God and his people, the word of God to his people, and the people’s response to God.