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Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Reading the Parables

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Reading the Parables

by Richard Lischer

Parables make up one-third of Jesus' speech in the New Testament. In this volume, Richard Lischer provides an expert guide to these parables and proposes an important distinction between reading and interpreting the parables. Emphasizing the importance of reading the parables versus interpreting them, Lischer asserts that reading offer… Read more…

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Money and Possessions

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Money and Possessions

by Walter Brueggeman

The Bible is rich with complex and diverse material on the topic of money and possessions. Indeed, a close look at many scriptural texts reveals that economics is a core preoccupation of the biblical tradition. In this new work, highly regarded preacher and scholar Walter Brueggemann explores the recurring theme of money and possessions in… Read more…

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Miracles

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Miracles

by Luke Timothy Johnson

Miracles are not confined to the stories of Scripture; these signs of God’s presence and power in creation are experienced throughout our daily existence. Yet cultural challenges and modernity’s skepticism have marginalized belief in them as unreasonable and irrational, says Luke Timothy Johnson. In this excellent resource for church p… Read more…

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Canon and Creed

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Canon and Creed

by Robert W. Jenson

How does the church understand the relation between its Scripture and its creedal formulations? No one is more qualified to address that question than Robert W. Jenson, who shows how canon and creed work together and interact and that neither is an adequate or sufficient to guide Christian faith without the help of the other. His book will enable contemporar… Read more…

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Biblical Prophecy

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Biblical Prophecy

by Ellen F. Davis

In this fresh and expansive work, Ellen Davis offers a comprehensive interpretation of the prophetic role and word in the Christian scriptures. Davis carefully outlines five essential features of the prophetic role and then systematically examines seven representations of prophets and prophecies. Thoroughly theological, Davis's volume … Read more…

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Preaching in the New Testament (NSBT)

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Preaching in the New Testament (NSBT)

by Jonathan Griffiths

Many Christians share the assumption that preaching the word of God is at the heart of God's plans for the gospel in our age, that it is vital for the church's health, and that it is the central task of the pastor-teacher. Many helpful books on preaching are available. The vast majority are concerned with "how-to," but relatively few focus pr… Read more…

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Original Sin – Illuminating the Riddle (NSBT)

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Original Sin – Illuminating the Riddle (NSBT)

by Henri A. Blocher

We live in a world shot through with evil. The twentieth century has witnessed suffering and human cruelty on a scale never before imagined. Yet, paradoxically, in recent years the doctrine of original sin has suffered neglect and ridicule. In this philosophically sophisticated treatment of the biblical evidence for original sin, Henri Blo… Read more…

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Jesus and the Logic of History (NSBT)

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Jesus and the Logic of History (NSBT)

by Paul W. Barnett

At the heart of the Christian faith stands a man, Jesus of Nazareth. Few people seriously question whether Jesus existed in history. But many, influenced by the more skeptical scholars, doubt that the Christ of orthodox Christianity is the same as the Jesus of history. In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, his… Read more…

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Identity and Idolatry: The Image of God and Its Inversion (NSBT)

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Identity and Idolatry: The Image of God and Its Inversion (NSBT)

by Richard Lints

One of Desiring God's Top 15 Books of 2015 "So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them." (Genesis 1:27) Genesis 1:26-27 has served as the locus of most theological anthropologies in the central Christian tradition. However, Richard Lints observes t… Read more…

New Studies in Biblical Theology - The God Who Became Human: A Biblical Theology of Incarnation (NSBT)

New Studies in Biblical Theology - The God Who Became Human: A Biblical Theology of Incarnation (NSBT)

by Graham Cole

Preaching's Preacher's Guide to the Best Bible Reference for 2014 (Theology) Seeking an answer to Anselm's timeless question, "Why did God become man?" Graham Cole follows Old Testament themes of preparation, theophany and messianic hope through to the New Testament witness to the divinely foretold event. This … Read more…

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Hear, My Son: Teaching  Learning in Proverbs 1-9 (NSBT)

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Hear, My Son: Teaching Learning in Proverbs 1-9 (NSBT)

by Daniel J. Estes

Even a cursory reading of the book of Proverbs reveals that it is dominated by the subject of education, or personal formation. The voice of the teacher addressing his pupils resounds from its pages. A wide array of topics is presented, and frequent exhortations challenge the learner to hear and heed the teacher's instruction. This material, however, com… Read more…

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Five Festal Garments - Christian Reflections on the Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and Esther (NSBT)

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Five Festal Garments - Christian Reflections on the Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and Esther (NSBT)

by Barry Webb

These five Old Testament books, traditionally known simply as "the Scrolls," are among the most neglected parts of the Christian Bible. In Judaism, the Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and Esther were eventually adopted as lectionary readings for five of the major festivals. In Christian tradition, however, no consensus has emerged abo… Read more…


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