Approaching the Atonement
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Approaching the Atonement

The Reconciling Work of Christ

by Oliver D. Crisp

Theologian Oliver Crisp explores the meaning of the cross and the various ways that the death of Jesus has been interpreted in the church's history—from ransom theory in the early church to penal substitutionary theory to more recent feminist critiques. What emerges is a more complex, expansive, and fruitful understanding of the atonement and its significance for the Christian faith today.

Approaching the Study of Theology
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Approaching the Study of Theology

An Introduction to Key Thinkers, Concepts, Methods & Debates

by Anthony C. Thiselton

From the opening pages of the Bible, we learn of God as one who communicates with humankind. This introduction to theology from Anthony Thiselton is divided into three parts, first mapping the main approaches, then introducing the major ideas and thinkers, and finally giving concise explanations of all the words and phrases readers need to know.

Arminian Theology
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Arminian Theology

Myths and Realities

by Roger E. Olson

Roger Olson sets forth classical Arminian theology and addresses the myriad misunderstandings and misrepresentations of it through the ages. For anyone interested in the Calvinist/Arminian debate, this irenic yet incisive book argues that classical Arminian theology has a rightful place in the evangelical church because of its deep roots within Reformational theology.

Assessment for Counseling in Christian Perspective
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Assessment for Counseling in Christian Perspective

Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

by Stephen P. Greggo

Assessment in counseling is an ongoing and dynamic routine to encourage movement in a productive direction toward what is truly best. In this Christian perspective on assessment, Stephen P. Greggo equips counselors to put assessment techniques into practical use, charting a course for care that brings best practices of the profession together with practices of Christian discipleship.

Atonement
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Atonement

The Person and Work of Christ

by Thomas F. Torrance
Edited by Robert T. Walker

This companion volume to T. F. Torrance's Incarnation: The Person and Life of Christ presents the material on the work of Christ, centered in the atonement, given originally in his lectures delivered to his students in Christian Dogmatics on Christology at New College, Edinburgh, from 1952-1978.

Authentic Communication
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Authentic Communication

Christian Speech Engaging Culture

Christian Worldview Integration Series

by Tim Muehlhoff and Todd Lewis

What could be more natural, more human, than communication? But we all learn quickly enough that good communication is not always natural. There is much to learn from Scripture and from the academic study of human communication. In this book Tim Muehlhoff and Todd Lewis are able guides, aiding us in understanding the broad field of human communication in Christian perspective.

Authentic Human Sexuality
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Authentic Human Sexuality

An Integrated Christian Approach

by Judith K. Balswick and Jack O. Balswick

Informed by sociology, psychology, and theology, this updated edition of an established textbook investigates how human sexuality originates both biologically and socially. Laying the groundwork for a normative Christian interpretation of sexuality, this work explores what authentic sexuality looks like as well as forms of "inauthentic sexuality" such as sexual harassment, pornography, and rape.

Balm in Gilead
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Balm in Gilead

A Theological Dialogue with Marilynne Robinson

Wheaton Theology Conference Series

Edited by Timothy Larsen and Keith L. Johnson
Contributions by Timothy George, Han-luen Kantzer Komline, Lauren F. Winner, Patricia Andujo, Tiffany Eberle Kriner, Marilynne Robinson, and Rowan Williams

Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Marilynne Robinson is one of the most eminent public intellectuals in America today, and her writing offers probing meditations on the Christian faith. Based on the 2018 Wheaton Theology Conference, this volume brings together the thoughts of leading theologians, historians, literary scholars, and church leaders who engaged in theological dialogue with Robinson's work—and with the author herself.

Baptism
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Baptism

Three Views

Spectrum Multiview Book Series

Edited by David F. Wright
Contributions by Sinclair B. Ferguson, Bruce A. Ware, and Tony Lane

In Baptism: Three Views, editor David F. Wright has provided a forum for thoughtful proponents of three principal evangelical views on baptism to state their case, respond to the others, and then provide a summary response and statement. Sinclair Ferguson sets out the case for infant baptism, Bruce Ware presents the case for believers' baptism, and Anthony Lane argues for a mixed practice.

Bearing God's Name
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Bearing God's Name

Why Sinai Still Matters

by Carmen Joy Imes
Foreword by Christopher J. H. Wright

What does the Old Testament—especially the law—have to do with your Christian life? In this warm, accessible volume, Carmen Joy Imes takes readers back to Sinai, arguing that we've misunderstood the command about "taking the Lord's name in vain." Instead, Imes says that this command is really about "bearing God's name," a theme that continues throughout the rest of Scripture.

Beauty, Order, and Mystery
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Beauty, Order, and Mystery

A Christian Vision of Human Sexuality

Center for Pastor Theologians Series

Edited by Gerald L. Hiestand and Todd Wilson

Based on the 2016 conference of the Center for Pastor Theologians, this volume brings together the reflections of church leaders and academic theologians on the theme of human sexuality. Contributors engage with Scripture, draw on examples from church history, and delve into current issues in contemporary culture, including embodiment, marriage, homosexuality, pornography, transgenderism, and gender dysphoria.

Becoming a Pastor Theologian
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Becoming a Pastor Theologian

New Possibilities for Church Leadership

Center for Pastor Theologians Series

Edited by Todd Wilson and Gerald L. Hiestand

The Center for Pastor Theologians (CPT) seeks to overcome the bifurcation that has developed between the roles of pastor and theologian. Based on the first CPT conference in 2015, this volume brings together the reflections of church leaders and academic theologians to consider how these roles might be reconnected once again.

Beyond Bumper Sticker Ethics
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Beyond Bumper Sticker Ethics

An Introduction to Theories of Right and Wrong

by Steve Wilkens

Steve Wilkens exposes the complex ethical systems lurking behind the most common slogans of our culture, offering a Christian evaluation of each. In this revised and expanded edition, the author has updated his introductory remarks about each ethical system and has included new chapters on evolutionary ethics and narrative ethics.

Beyond the Modern Age
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Beyond the Modern Age

An Archaeology of Contemporary Culture

by Bob Goudzwaard and Craig G. Bartholomew

Modernity, according to Bob Goudzwaard and Craig Bartholomew, is not a single ideology but rather a tension between four worldviews. In conversation with students from around the world and drawing upon a variety of sources and disciplines, the authors propose ways to transcend modernity and address global crises.

Biblical Hermeneutics
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Biblical Hermeneutics

Five Views

Spectrum Multiview Book Series

Edited by Stanley E. Porter, Jr. and Beth M. Stovell

This book presents proponents of five approaches to biblical hermeneutics and allows them to respond to each other. The five approaches are the historical-critical/grammatical (Craig Blomberg), redemptive-historical (Richard Gaffin), literary/postmodern (Scott Spencer), canonical (Robert Wall) and philosophical/theological (Merold Westphal) views.

Biblical Interpretation: Past & Present
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Biblical Interpretation: Past & Present

by Gerald L. Bray

Gerald Bray sounds the call to draw biblical interpretation back to the heart of the church. Evangelical in perspective but ecumenical in both its historical breadth and its vision of the future, this introductory text is a comprehensive guide to biblical interpretation past and present that will benefit seminarians, pastors, teachers, and lay leaders alike.

Biblical Theology
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Biblical Theology

The God of the Christian Scriptures

by John Goldingay

John Goldingay takes the New Testament as a portal into the complete canon of Scripture. Without searching out an overarching unity, he allows Scripture's diversity and tensions to remain, letting Scripture speak to us in its own voice. This landmark biblical theology is hermeneutically dexterous, biblically expansive, and nourishing to mind, soul and proclamation.

Biblical Theology According to the Apostles
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Biblical Theology According to the Apostles

How the Earliest Christians Told the Story of Israel

New Studies in Biblical Theology

by Chris Bruno, Jared Compton, and Kevin McFadden
Series edited by D. A. Carson

How did the apostles understand the Old Testament? The New Testament's explicit summaries of the Old Testament story of Israel give readers direct access into the way the earliest Christians did biblical theology. This NSBT volume examines the passages in the Synoptic Gospels, Acts, Paul's letters, and Hebrews which recount the characters, events, and institutions of Israel's story.

Black Fire
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Black Fire

One Hundred Years of African American Pentecostalism

by Estrelda Y. Alexander

Many American Christians remain ignorant of black Pentacostalism. In this expansive historical overview, Estrelda Alexander recounts the story of African American Pentecostal origins and development. Whether you come from this tradition or you just want to learn more, this book will unfold all the dimensions of this important movement's history and contribution to the life of the church.

Bloody, Brutal, and Barbaric?
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Bloody, Brutal, and Barbaric?

Wrestling with Troubling War Texts

by William J. Webb and Gordon K. Oeste

Christians cannot ignore the intersection of religion and violence. In our own Scriptures, war texts that appear to approve of genocidal killings and war rape raise hard questions about biblical ethics and the character of God. Have we missed something in our traditional readings? Identifying a spectrum of views on biblical war texts, Webb and Oeste pursue a middle path using a hermeneutic of incremental, redemptive-movement ethics.

Bound for the Promised Land
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Bound for the Promised Land

New Studies in Biblical Theology

by Oren Martin
Series edited by D. A. Carson

In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Oren Martin demonstrates how, within the redemptive-historical framework of God's unfolding plan, the land promise to Israel advances the place of the kingdom that was lost in Eden, anticipating the even greater land, prepared for all of God's people, that will result from the person and work of Christ.

Brown Church
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Brown Church

Five Centuries of Latina/o Social Justice, Theology, and Identity

by Robert Chao Romero

The Latina/o culture and identity have long been shaped by their challenges to the religious, socio-economic, and political status quo. Robert Chao Romero explores the "Brown Church" and how this movement appeals to the vision for redemption that includes not only heavenly promises but also the transformation of our lives and the world.

Bulls, Bears and Golden Calves
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Bulls, Bears and Golden Calves

Applying Christian Ethics in Economics

by John E. Stapleford

John Stapleford interacts with seven standard introductory economics texts to show how ethics are inextricably intertwined with economic life and analysis. This revised and expanded edition includes discussions of entitlements, global poverty, government debt, healthcare reform and immigration reform.

Business as Mission
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Business as Mission

A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice

by C. Neal Johnson
Foreword by Steven Rundle

C. Neal Johnson offers the first comprehensive guide to business as mission (BAM) for practitioners. He provides conceptual foundations for understanding BAM's unique place in global mission and prerequisites for engaging in it. Then he offers practical resources for how to do BAM, including strategic planning and step-by-step operational implementation.

Business Ethics in Biblical Perspective
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Business Ethics in Biblical Perspective

A Comprehensive Introduction

by Michael E. Cafferky

Michael Cafferky sets a new standard in the field of business ethics with this comprehensive textbook from a Christian perspective. Using twelve biblical themes to evaluate contemporary ethical approaches and concerns, he covers consumer behavior, management, accounting, marketing, corporate responsibility and more.