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A Clear and Present Word

The Clarity of Scripture

New Studies in Biblical Theology

by Mark D. Thompson
Series Editor D. A. Carson

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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Original Sin

Illuminating the Riddle

New Studies in Biblical Theology

by Henri Blocher
Series Editor D. A. Carson

In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Henri Blocher offers a philosophically sophisticated treatment of the biblical evidence for original sin, interacting with the best theological thinking on the subject and showing that while the nature of original sin is a mystery only belief in it makes sense of evil and wrongdoing.

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Now Choose Life

Theology and Ethics in Deuteronomy

New Studies in Biblical Theology

by Gary Millar
Series Editor D. A. Carson

In this NSBT volume, Dr. J. Gary Millar provides a careful and perceptive analysis of Deuteronomy's ethical teaching set in the context of the book's theology. After discussing how Deuteronomy has been understood by other scholars, he sets out his own interpretation, dealing with its ethics in the light of key themes in the book: covenant, journey, law and the nations.

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Contagious Holiness

Jesus' Meals with Sinners

New Studies in Biblical Theology

by Craig L. Blomberg
Series Editor D. A. Carson

Jesus' "table fellowship" with sinners in the Gospels has been widely agreed to be historically reliable, but scholarly disputes continue. In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Craig L. Blomberg engages with the debate, surveying the relevant biblical texts and their background, concluding with contemporary applications.

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God the Peacemaker

How Atonement Brings Shalom

New Studies in Biblical Theology

by Graham Cole
Series Editor D. A. Carson

What does God intend for his broken creation? In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Graham A. Cole seeks to answer this question by setting the atoning work of the cross in the broad framework of God's grand plan to restore the created order, and places the story of Jesus, his cross and empty tomb within it.

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Five Festal Garments

Christian Reflections on the Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and Esther

New Studies in Biblical Theology

by Barry G. Webb
Series Editor D. A. Carson

In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Barry Webb offers fresh and illuminating perspectives on the "festival garments" of love, kindness, suffering, vexation and deliverance through a study of The Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and Esther.

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In Search of Christ in Latin America

From Colonial Image to Liberating Savior

by Samuel Escobar
Foreword by C. René Padilla

Noted theologian Samuel Escobar offers a magisterial survey and study of Christology in Latin America. Presented for the first time in English, this rich resource starts with the first Spanish influence and moves through popular religiosity and liberationist themes in Catholic and Protestant thought of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, culminating in an important description of the work of the Latin American Theological Fraternity.

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The God Who Trusts

A Relational Theology of Divine Faith, Hope, and Love

by Wm. Curtis Holtzen
Foreword by John Sanders

The Bible resounds with affirmations that God is faithful and trustworthy. But might he also exhibit faith and trust? Wm. Curtis Holtzen contends that because God is a being of relational love and exists in relationship with humans, then God is a God who trusts. Holtzen argues that understanding the relationship between divine trust and human faith can give us a fuller, truer picture of who God is and who we are.

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"He Descended to the Dead"

An Evangelical Theology of Holy Saturday

by Matthew Y. Emerson

The descent of Jesus Christ to the dead has been a fundamental tenet of the Christian faith, as indicated by its inclusion in both the Apostles' and Athanasian Creeds. But it has also been the subject of suspicion and scrutiny, especially from evangelicals. Led by the mystery and wonder of Holy Saturday, Matthew Emerson offers an exploration of the biblical, historical, theological, and practical implications of the descent.

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"He Descended to the Dead"

An Evangelical Theology of Holy Saturday

by Matthew Y. Emerson

The descent of Jesus Christ to the dead has been a fundamental tenet of the Christian faith, as indicated by its inclusion in both the Apostles' and Athanasian Creeds. But it has also been the subject of suspicion and scrutiny, especially from evangelicals. Led by the mystery and wonder of Holy Saturday, Matthew Emerson offers an exploration of the biblical, historical, theological, and practical implications of the descent.