Author: Ethel Herr
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Living at the Crossroads first lays out a brief summary of the biblical story and the most fundamental beliefs of Scripture. The book then tells the story of Western culture from the classical period to postmodernity.
Author: Michael W. Goheen
Publisher: Baker Academic
A biblical, clear, cogent, accessible, comprehensive, and practical summary of Christian belief by one of the most important and original American theologians of the last hundred years.
Author: John M. Frame
Publisher: P & R Publishing
The purpose of this book is to examine the principles behind this tradition, and to see how they can offer a new way forward in the search for a true, personal and dynamic 'spirituality' for today.
Author: Ralph Waller
Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian
Swirling tides of emerging religious, political, cultural, and personal independence clash in this excellent first book in THE SEEKERS.
Author: Ethel Herr
Publisher: Baker Books
She reveals how liturgical texts were written down and transmitted and locates these important manuscripts in the book culture of late antique Egypt.
Author: Ágnes T. Mihálykó
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
These books form the third section of the Hebrew Bible--the Writings/Ketuvim. Features: Introduction to the Bible; Introduction to the Writings; Women's Voices Today; Women's Voices Then; and Women's Voices: A Cautionary Note.
Author: David J. Zucker
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
New to this edition: * Coverage of new discoveries--including the Gospel of Judas Iscariot--and of recent advances in scholarship * A revised discussion of the history of Palestine and Judaism, which now appears much earlier in the book ...
Author: Bart D. Ehrman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
This book introduces students to Christian mysticism and modern critical responses to it.
Author: Louise Nelstrop
LITERATURE When we consider the relationship of Christianity with literature – poetry, fiction, essays, and drama – some of the same questions come up. For the first few centuries of Christianity, most Christian writing was in the form ...
Author: Timothy Dowley
Publisher: Fortress Press
Douglas Moo posits that 'James is reacting to a misunderstood Paulinism' (2000: 19), that is, James was writing a response to ... one particular reading of Paul which unduly sets him apart from other early Christian writers' (1996: 61).
Author: Margaret Aymer
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
This volume is a collection of selected readings that are of continuing significance for Christian apologetics.
Author: L. Russ Bush
... the religious dimension of his work and recognizes that Paracelsus was as much a social and religious controversialist as he was a medical controversialist.48 The gradual publication of critical editions of his religious writing ...
Author: Douglas H. Shantz
Publisher: JHU Press
An Introduction to Christian Ethics Paul J. Wadell. " Patristic Social Consciousness — the Church and the Poor , " William J. Walsh and John P. Langan show that a consistent theme of the earliest Christian writings was the dangers of ...
Author: Paul J. Wadell
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Explains literary forms used in Scripture -- myth, gospel, parable, allegory, letter, and others -- and shows how this knowledge is important in interpreting the Bible.
Author: Margaret Nutting Ralph
Publisher: Paulist Press
Introduction. What did monotheism mean for early Christians? When Paul tackled the issue of whether followers of Christ could in good conscience eat meat sacrificed to images of pagan gods, he conceded that “there are many gods and many ...
Author: Andrew Radde-Gallwitz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
It is thus less a question of the degree of "influence" of Greco-Roman or Jewish literary or philosophical elements on early Christian writing than of their integral relationship. The culture of the Roman Empire — Jewish, Greek, ...
Author: Averil Cameron
Publisher: Univ of California Press
An Introduction Alister E. McGrath. take them away, and put them to their proper use for the proclamation of the gospel. The fundamental theme is that of taking a way of thinking – or writing, or speaking – which had hitherto been put ...
Author: Alister E. McGrath
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
In Orosius, Old Testament history continues with the incarnation of Jesus Christ and the origin of the Apostolic Church. Writers had sought to reconcile these diverse traditions ever since the recognition of Christianity as a lawful ...
Author: Paolo Delogu
Publisher: Bristol Classical Press