Read articles and interviews on biblical theology, brought to you by IVP Extra.
Seminary shaped Makayla Payne in countless ways, but one of the greatest gifts it gave her was how it deepened her appreciation for different church traditions and global perspectives. Read these five ways that theological education can expand your outlook and introduce you to impactful resources for Scripture study.
In her book "Nobody's Mother," New Testament scholar Sandra Glahn digs deep into evidence about the ancient Greek goddess Artemis of the Ephesians from both biblical and classical sources in order to bring into focus Paul's teaching in 1 Timothy. Read this interview to learn more about her thoughts on scholarship, mentoring, and the role of story in academic writing.
All Christian worship is led by the Holy Spirit. But is there a distinctive theology of Pentecostal worship? In this interview, author Steven Felix-Jager discusses Spirit-led doxology, implications for the global church, and his own experience of sensing the presence of the Holy Spirit in worship.
How can we as Christians practice defiant faith in the face of suffering? In their book "Wrestling with Job," Bill Kynes, a lifelong pastor, and his son Will Kynes, a Job scholar, guide readers on a journey through the book of Job. In this interview, they discuss their writing process, their personal connections to the book, and Job's powerful lessons on perseverance.
As Christians, we are People of the Book, called to proclaim God's kingdom to the world. IVP senior editor Al Hsu dives into the history of the Bible as a written document and the theological basis for our role as heralds who "publish" God's good news.
In this original article, leading Christian historian, author, and professor Mark Noll expounds on the state of evangelicalism today. Building on the work of other scholars and his experience as coeditor of the History of Evangelicalism Series, Noll shares how world Christianity has shaped what we now know as the evangelical movement.