Constantine Campbell investigates the function of verbal aspect within the NT Greek narrative. He simplifies the concept without getting caught up using overly technical terms. The book includes exercises, an answer key, glossary of key concepts, an appendix covering space and time, and an index to Scripture cited.
In The Mission of God's People, Chris Wright shows how God's big-picture plan directs the purpose of God's people, the church. Wright's pioneering 2006 book, The Mission of God, revealed that the typical Christian understanding of 'missions' encompasses only a small part of God's overarching mission for the world.
In this volume theologian Douglas Harink looks at 1 & 2 Peter through the theological lens of Christians living in empire. Harinck believes there is a rich theology and continuities waiting to be taken from the world of Peter's readers and brought thoughtfully in our own.
The Genius of Luther's Theology offers a unique approach to the study of the great German reformer, Martin Luther. Robert Kolb and Charles Arand offer an introduction to two significant themes that form the heart of Luther's theology. The first theme concerns what it means to be truly human.
In his new book, The Rage Against God Peter Hitchens, brother of prominent atheist Christopher Hitchens, chronicles his personal journey through disbelief into a committed Christian faith. With unflinching openness and intellectual honesty, Hitchens describes the personal loss and philosophical curiosity that led him to abandon Christianity and then come back.
Neo-Calvinism, the New Perspective on Paul, the emerging church---many Christians are fascinated by the socially active faith of these contemporary movements. But can we be culturally engaged and committed to the gospel? VanDrunen highlights biblical distinctions between honorable and holy tasks, and shows how to take part in society while retaining our identity as believers.
Interest in Christian spirituality however is on the rise. Pop-culture expert Barry Taylor exhorts Christians to embrace new vehicles for communicating the truth of the Gospel, or become a thing of the past. Taking snapshots from numerous fields - including theology, cultural studies, sociology, and pop culture - he explores the broad spectrum of factors affecting religious life today.
The World and the Word is a fresh introduction to the Old Testament driven largely by the fact that so much Christian preaching and teaching today increasingly ignores what is eighty percent of the Bible. Authors Eugene Merrill, Mark Rooker, and Michael Grisanti work through the text, theology, and background of the Old Testament.