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A Week in the Life Series

Ever wanted a first-century view of the world of the Gospels? In entertaining historical fiction, splashed with informative sidebars and images, the volumes in A Week in the Life Series give us a new view of Jesus' world and Bible-era culture. In these imaginative and entertaining narratives, New Testament scholars lead us behind the veil of centuries to see and experience the ...

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BioLogos Books on Science and Christianity

The BioLogos Foundation invites the church and the world to see the harmony between science and biblical faith as they present an evolutionary understanding of God's creation. BioLogos Books on Science and Christianity, a partnership between BioLogos and IVP Academic, aims to advance this mission by publishing a range of titles from scholarly monographs to textbooks to personal stories. The books ...

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Center for Pastor Theologians Series

by Gerald L. Hiestand and Todd Wilson

The Center for Pastor Theologians (CPT) is an evangelical organization dedicated to assisting pastors in the study and written production of biblical and theological scholarship for the ecclesial renewal of theology and the theological renewal of the church. The CPT believes that the contemporary bifurcation between the pastoral calling and theological formation has resulted in the loss of a distinctly ...

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Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

This group of books is published in partnership with the Christian Association for Psychological Studies. This joint publishing venture between IVP Academic and CAPS aims to promote the understanding of the relationship between Christianity and the behavioral sciences at both the clinical/counseling and theoretical/research levels. These books will be of particular value for students and practitioners, ...

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Christian Foundations

by Donald G. Bloesch

Donald G. Bloesch's seven-volume series is a comprehensive, systematic theology for the twenty-first century. Bloesch contributes significantly to late modern evangelical theology, exploring what an ancient faith has to say to perplexing new times. Christian Foundations will be of great help to all who want to hold to orthodoxy and honestly engage contemporary thought.

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Christian Worldview Integration Series

Series edited by J. P. Moreland and Francis J. Beckwith

Atheist philosopher Quentin Smith writes that theists "tend to compartmentalize their theistic beliefs from their scholarly work; they rarely assume and never argue for theism in their scholarly work."

The Christian Worldview Integration Series, edited by J. P. Moreland and Francis J. Beckwith, seeks to help Christians in the academy rise to the occasion and recapture lost territory in their ...

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Christianity and Western Thought Series

From Socrates and the Sophists to Kant, from Augustine to Aquinas and the Reformers, from Marx to Kierkegaard and Darwin to Freud, this series traces the turbulent, often tension-filled, always fascinating story of the thinkers, ideas and movements that have shaped our intellectual landscape. As a result, the study of history, science, psychology, philosophy, sociology and religion have never been ...

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Contours of Christian Philosophy

Edited by C. Stephen Evans

This series of introductory textbooks lays a solid foundation for philosophical probing while considering the implications of Christianity. The series currently features 5 volumes, including Science and Its Limits (which replaced an earlier volume, The Philosophy of Science).

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Contours of Christian Theology

Edited by Gerald L. Bray

Contours of Christian Theology is a series of concise introductory texts focused on the main themes of Christian theology. The authors introduce perennial questions and time-tested solutions while moving forward to explore contemporary issues and rework evangelical formulations of the faith.

Series editor Gerald Bray is joined by a select group of respected teachers and theologians, each committed ...

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Dynamics of Christian Worship

Worship of the triune God stands at the heart of the Christian life, so understanding the many dynamics of Christian worship—including prayer, reading the Bible, preaching, baptism, the Lord’s Supper, music, visual art, architecture, and more—is both a perennial and crucial issue for the church.

With that in mind, the Dynamics of Christian Worship (DCW) series seeks to enable Christians to ...

Ecumenical Dialogue Series
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Ecumenical Dialogue Series

Fostering Dialogue & Unity Across Christian Traditions

The Ecumenical Dialogue Series seeks to foster engaging dialogue across theological differences. In each of three volumes, contributors explore what it means to be Christian and what it means to identify with a specific tradition in Christianity—Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox. These charitable volumes ...

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Essential Studies in Biblical Theology

Series edited by Benjamin L. Gladd

Essential Studies in Biblical Theology (ESBT) explores the central or "essential” themes of the Bible's grand storyline. Whereas existing series on biblical theology are generally open-ended, the ESBT will be limited to ten or so volumes. By restricting the entire series, the scope of the project is established from the beginning.

Taking cues from Genesis 1-3, each author teases out a unique ...

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Exploring the Bible Series

These clearly written introductions offer a student-friendly approach that is rooted in up-to-date scholarship and actual classroom experience. Particularly aimed at students of theology, the Exploring the Bible Series introduces

  • Jewish and Roman background
  • literary genres and forms
  • conventional as well as new approaches to the study of Scripture
  • debated issues ...
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Hansen Lectureship Series

The Hansen Lectureship Series features reflections related to the imaginative work and lasting influence of seven British authors, including C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, George MacDonald, and Dorothy L. Sayers.

The books in the series are based on the Ken and Jean Hansen Lectureship, an annual lecture series hosted at the Marion E. Wade Center at Wheaton College, named in honor of former ...

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History of Evangelicalism Series

People, Movements and Ideas in the English-Speaking World

General Editor David W. Bebbington and Mark A. Noll

This series seeks to integrate the social and intellectual history of a diverse yet cohesive Christian movement over the last three hundred years. The associations, books, practices, beliefs, networks of influence and prominent individuals which descended from the eighteenth-century British and North American revivals all come into view. Accessible to a wide range of readers, the volumes of the ...

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How To Read Series

How to Read Series

We should read a poem very differently than we read a history book, and we read both of them differently than we'd read a novel. The same is true when it comes to our approach to Scripture. That's why this series does just what its name describes: helps you understand the proper way to read various books of the Bible.

You can read the Bible on your own, and its main themes will be clear enough. ...

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Introductions in Seven Sentences

What if large topics such as philosophy, theology, and biblical studies could be boiled down to seven key sentences each? What if just a few phrases could distill an overwhelming area of study into the seven most pointed teachings in that field? Introductions in Seven Sentences do just that. The accessible primers in this collection act as brief introductions to an academic field, ...

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IVP Bible Background Commentary Set

Includes: 2 books To understand and apply the Bible well, you need two crucial sources of information. One is the Bible itself. The other is an understanding of the cultural background of the passage you're reading. In verse-by-verse format, the IVP Bible Background Commentaries provide the crucial historical, social and cultural background you need for responsible—and rich—Bible study. ...

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Knowing God Through the Old Testament Set

In this one-of-a-kind three-volume set, Christopher J. H. Wright invites readers to look again at the narratives of the Old Testament to see the life of the Triune God as it unfolds for the first time in the covenant history of the people of Israel. In Knowing God the Father Through the Old Testament, Wright explores dominant images in the narratives, psalms and prophetic texts of the Old ...

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Little Books

IVP Academic's Little Books are where apprentices meet the masters. For the student they offer a starting point, an inspiring vision, and an opportunity to set their course into the future. Career scholars sum up their time-tested wisdom and pass it on to a new generation.

These are books to put in the hands of beginning students. Take them to a high point to catch a view of the horizons beyond. ...

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Missiological Engagements

Series edited by Scott Sunquist, Amos Yong, and John Franke

Missiological Engagements: Church, Theology and Culture in Global Contexts charts interdisciplinary and innovative trajectories in the history, theology and practice of Christian mission at the beginning of the third millennium.

Books in the series, both monographs and edited collections, will feature contributions by leading thinkers representing evangelical, Protestant, Roman Catholic and ...

New Studies in Biblical Theology
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New Studies in Biblical Theology

Addressing key issues in biblical theology, the works comprised by New Studies in Biblical Theology are creative attempts to help Christians better understand their Bibles. The NSBT series is edited by D. A. Carson and Benjamin L. Gladd, aiming to simultaneously instruct and to edify, to interact with current scholarship and to point the way ahead.

New Studies in Biblical Theology volumes ...

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Old Testament Theology Series

In three volumes John Goldingay explores Old Testament theology as narrative, belief and ethos in this masterful series. His Old Testament Theology is not only a scholarly contribution to the ongoing quest of understanding the theological dimensions of the First Testament. Preachers and teachers will prize it as a smart, informed and engaging companion as they read and re-present the First Testament ...

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Questions in Christian Philosophy

How do we know? What should we do? What is real? What is art?

Philosophy, which means "the love of wisdom," asks such questions in its pursuit of knowledge and understanding of all facets of life: existence, knowledge, ethics, art, and more. But what does it mean for Christians to pursue wisdom when Scripture affirms that the crucified and risen Christ is "the wisdom of God" ...

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Spectrum Multiview Book Series

Spectrum Multiview Books from IVP Academic offer a range of viewpoints on academic topics about which Christians clearly disagree. The unique format, pioneered by IVP in 1977 with the publication of The Meaning of the Millennium, gives proponents of major positions an opportunity to make their case. Each of the other contributors then offers a brief response. Books in the series range in ...