Wayne Grudem's Systematic Theology is now available in paperback. The Christian church has a long tradition of studying theology and doctrine organized around fairly standard categories such as the Word of God, redemption, and Jesus Christ. This introductory textbook has several distinctive features including a strong emphasis on the scriptural basis of each doctrine, clear writing, a contemporary approach, and personal application questions at the end of each chapter.
The Bible's plurality of voices often leads to a multiplicity of interpretations. How can readers acknowledge this diversity and still be responsible expositors of Scripture? Offering an in-depth examination, respected scholars address biblical hermeneutics in relation to theological, scriptural, kerygmatic, historical, critical, relational, and ecclesial responsibility.
Charles A. Wanamaker, in The Epistles to the Thessalonians incorporates a social science approach to the study of 1 and 2 Thessalonians, taking into full account the social context that gave rise to Paul's correspondence.
Few pastors continue to read their Hebrew Old Testament after seminary, often because many words have to be looked up in the dictionary. The Reader's Hebrew-English Lexicon of the Old Testament, now complete in one volume, enables the pastor and the student to read the Hebrew Old Testament with relative ease.
Come, Let Us Reason: New Essays in Christian Apologetics is the third book in a series on modern Christian apologetics. Nineteen essays raise classical philosophical questions in fresh ways, address contemporary challenges for the church, and deepen the thinking of the next generation of apologists.
James Byrd offers the first comprehensive analysis of how American revolutionaries defended their patriotic convictions through scripture. Indeed, many colonists saw the Bible as primarily a book about war. When war came, preachers and patriots alike turned to scripture not only for solace but for exhortations to fight.
John Stott embarks on a compelling study that first defends the basic claims of Christianity and then defines the proper outworkings of those main beliefs in the daily lives of believers. Here is a sound, sensible guide for all who are seeking an intellectually satisfying presentation of the Christian faith.