What's So Funny About God?
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What's So Funny About God?

A Theological Look at Humor

by Steve Wilkens

Jokes often touch on the biggest topics of our existence, but many Christians haven't taken humor seriously. This insightful yet delightful crash course from philosopher Steve Wilkens argues that viewing Scripture and theology through the lens of humor helps us understand the gospel and avoid the pitfalls of both naturalism and gnosticism, while facilitating a humble, honest, and appealing approach to faith.

When Athens Met Jerusalem
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When Athens Met Jerusalem

An Introduction to Classical and Christian Thought

by John Mark Reynolds

John Mark Reynolds's book When Athens Met Jerusalem provides students a well-informed introduction to the intellectual underpinnings of Western civilization and highlights how certain intellectual trends are eroding those very foundations.

When Children Come Out
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When Children Come Out

A Guide for Christian Parents

by Mark A. Yarhouse and Olya Zaporozhets

When a child comes out as LGBTQ+, Christian parents often find themselves in unfamiliar terrain. This hopeful resource delivers research-based insights for parents and church leaders, offering stories and advice from other parents while reframing the focus from fear-based choices towards practical counsel for maintaining and deepening relationships.

Who Needs Theology?
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Who Needs Theology?

An Invitation to the Study of God

by Stanley J. Grenz and Roger E. Olson

Stanley J. Grenz and Roger E. Olson show what theology is, what tools theologians use, why every believer (advanced degrees or not) is a theologian, and how the theological enterprise can be productive and satisfying.

Who Shall Ascend the Mountain of the Lord?
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Who Shall Ascend the Mountain of the Lord?

A Biblical Theology of the Book of Leviticus

New Studies in Biblical Theology

by L. Michael Morales
Series edited by D. A. Carson

How can creatures made from dust become members of God's household "forever"? In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Michael Morales explores the narrative context, literary structure and theology of Leviticus, following its dramatic movement from the tabernacle to the temple—and from the earthly to the heavenly Mount Zion in the New Testament.

Why Business Matters to God
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Why Business Matters to God

(And What Still Needs to Be Fixed)

by Jeff Van Duzer

This book explores the nature and meaning of doing business and finds it calls for much more than most think. Seattle Pacific School of Business Dean Jeff Van Duzer presents a robust Christian approach that integrates biblical studies with the disciplines of business and displays a vision of business that contributes to the very purposes of God.

Why Church History Matters
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Why Church History Matters

An Invitation to Love and Learn from Our Past

by Robert F. Rea

Does it matter how Christians in other times and places thought? For many contemporary Christians, questions about the role and value of church history can be difficult to tackle. Veteran teacher Bob Rea addresses these barriers, skillfully explaining not only why church history matters, but the difference it makes for life and ministry.

Why Church?
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Why Church?

A Basic Introduction

by Scott W. Sunquist
Foreword by Richard J. Mouw

Is a church just something we create to serve our purposes or to maintain old traditions? Or is it something more vital, more meaningful, and more powerful? In this introduction to the nature of the local church, historian and missionary Scott Sunquist brings us a portrait of the church in motion, clarifying the two primary purposes of the church: worship and witness.

Winsome Persuasion
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Winsome Persuasion

Christian Influence in a Post-Christian World

by Tim Muehlhoff and Richard Langer
Foreword by Quentin J. Schultze

The task of bearing faithful witness to Jesus in our post-Christian society is complicated. What should our interactions with the dominant cultural ethos look like? How might we be both persuasive and civil? Integrating communications and theology, this model for cultural engagement offers a compelling vision of public engagement that is both shrewd and gracious.

Wisdom from Babylon
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Wisdom from Babylon

Leadership for the Church in a Secular Age

by Gordon T. Smith

What does it mean to provide leadership for the church in an increasingly secular context? Analyzing the phenomenon of secularization in the West and charting common Christian responses, this indispensable resource from Gordon Smith discusses the competencies and capacities essential for cultivating distinctively Christian leadership today.

With the Clouds of Heaven
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With the Clouds of Heaven

The Book of Daniel in Biblical Theology

New Studies in Biblical Theology

by James M. Hamilton, Jr.
Series edited by D. A. Carson

Perceiving a hole in evangelical biblical theology that should be filled with a robust treatment of the book of Daniel, James Hamilton delves into the book's rich contribution to the Bible's unfolding redemptive-historical storyline. This New Studies in Biblical Theology volume addresses key questions and examines the literary structure, visions, heavenly beings and typological patterns.

Women in Ministry
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Women in Ministry

Four Views

Spectrum Multiview Book Series

Edited by Bonnidell Clouse and Robert G. Clouse
Contributions by Robert Culver, Susan T. Foh, Walter L. Liefeld, and Alvera Mickelsen

Should women teach men? Should they exercise authority over men? What about ordaining women? Even those who agree that Scripture must determine our answers do not agree on what it teaches. In this volume deeply committed evangelicals Robert D. Culver, Susan T. Foh, Walter L. Liefeld, and Alvera Mickelsen present their own views and respond to the others.

Words of Life
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Words of Life

Scripture as the Living and Active Word of God

by Timothy Ward

Timothy Ward offers an excellent, lucid exposition of the nature and function of Scripture, expressed in a form appropriate for the tweny-first century, grounded in the relevant scholarship, and standing firmily in line with the best of the theological traditions.

Worship and the Reality of God
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Worship and the Reality of God

An Evangelical Theology of Real Presence

by John Jefferson Davis

Professor John Jefferson Davis shows what's really needed for the renewal of worship in our evangelical churches. Moving far beyond the "worship wars" Davis provides profound theological analysis and fresh recommendations to help us recognize obstacles to worship and learn to rightly respond to the glory and gracious real presence of God among us in our worship.

Worship and the World to Come
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Worship and the World to Come

Exploring Christian Hope in Contemporary Worship

Dynamics of Christian Worship

by Glenn Packiam

How is our Christian hope both expressed and experienced in contemporary worship? In this Dynamics of Christian Worship volume, pastor, theologian, and songwriter Glenn Packiam explores what Christians sing about when they sing about hope and what kind of hope they experience when they worship together.

Worship by Faith Alone
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Worship by Faith Alone

Thomas Cranmer, the Book of Common Prayer, and the Reformation of Liturgy

Dynamics of Christian Worship

by Zac Hicks

What does "gospel-centered" worship look like for today's church? Scholar, worship leader, and songwriter Zac Hicks contends that this idea can be found in Thomas Cranmer's theology of worship, which was shaped by the Protestant principle of justification by faith alone and reflected in his 1552 edition of the Book of Common Prayer.

Worship, Community and the Triune God of Grace
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Worship, Community and the Triune God of Grace

by James B. Torrance

Refuting the notion that the doctrine of the Trinity may be indispensable for the creed but remote from life and worship, James B. Torrance points us to the indispensable "who" of worship--the triune God of grace. He demonstrates why trinitarian theology is the very essence of Christian confession.

Worshiping with the Church Fathers
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Worshiping with the Church Fathers

by Christopher A. Hall

Christopher Hall invites us to accompany the church fathers as they enter the sanctuary for worship and the chapel for prayer. He also takes us to the wilderness, where we learn from the early monastics as they draw close to God in their solitary discipline. Readers will enjoy a rich and rare schooling in developing their spiritual life in this unique survey of the life of worship from the perspective of the early Church.

Worshiping with the Reformers
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Worshiping with the Reformers

by Karin Maag

In this RCS companion volume, Karin Maag takes readers inside the worshiping life of the church during the Reformation. Exploring several aspects of the church's worship, she considers what it was like to attend church, reforms in preaching, the function of prayer, how Christians experienced the sacraments, and the roles of both visual art and music in worship.

Wrestling with Job
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Wrestling with Job

Defiant Faith in the Face of Suffering

by Bill Kynes and Will Kynes

The unique richness of the book of Job cannot be simply explained—it must be experienced. In this collaboration between pastor father and scholar son Bill and Will Kynes, you will find exposition, spiritual application, and a deeper look at the thornier aspects of the text, equipping you to consider how you too might practice defiant faith.

Written on the Heart
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Written on the Heart

The Case for Natural Law

by J. Budziszewski

J. Budziszewski presents and defends the natural-law tradition by expounding the work of leading architects of the theory, including Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas and John Locke.