Paul: Apostle to the Nations, An Introduction
Who was Paul? What did he do? What did he write? Walter F. Taylor sets out to bring together a wealth of contemporary perspectives in a clear and accessible synthesis...
The Cry of Tamar: Violence against Women and the Church's Response, Second Edition
In this comprehensive, practical, and gripping assessment of various forms of violence against women, Pamela Cooper-White challenges the Christian churches to examine...
The Violence of Scripture: Overcoming the Old Testament's Troubling Legacy
No one can read far in the Hebrew Bible without encountering depictions of violence carried out by human beings, sometimes in the name of God, or indeed...
Paul: In Fresh Perspective
The letters of the Apostle Paul changed the world like no others before or since, and they continue to strike us afresh with their panoramic vision of human history and destiny.
Daughters of Miriam: Women Prophets in Ancient Israel
There are untold numbers of female prophets hiding in the masculine grammar and androcentric focus of the Hebrew scriptures. There are women-prophets in the...
Fortress Introduction to the Prophets
An experienced teacher of the prophetic materials provides students with an accessible entrée into this fascinating aspect of Hebrew Bible studies. The...
The Lord's Prayer: A Text in Tradition
This magisterial study surveys the contributions of biblical scholars and theologians from the early patristic writers to the modern era, from eastern and...
When the Powers Fall: Reconciliation in the Healing of Nations
Repressive authoritarian regimes are falling and fragile new democracies are emerging around the globe. How are long-standing conflicts and deep divisions...
Hollywood Dreams and Biblical Stories
An accomplished biblical scholar here juxtaposes movies and New Testament themes to uncover the mythic dimensions of each and to explore the primary...
A Theology of the Cross: The Death of Jesus in the Pauline Letters
In Paul's epistles the crucifixion story reveals a God who is free and in no way bound by human categories or expectations. Yet God in Christ chooses to be...
Hear Then the Parable: A Commentary on the Parables of Jesus
Hear Then the Parable is an innovative literary-social reading of all the parables of Jesus.
Fortress Introduction to the Gospels
With clarity and verve, Mark Allan Powell describes the contents and structure of the Gospels, their distinctive characteristics, and their major themes. An...
Documents and Images for the Study of the Gospels: Third Edition
Since its first appearance in 1980, Documents for the Study of the Gospels has been a highly regarded sourcebook for the study of the historical environment and the religious, philosophical, and literary texts comparable to aspects of the Gospels. In this third edition, David R. Cartlidge has added new discoveries...
Making Love with Scripture: Why the Bible Doesn’t Mean How You Think It Means
Arguments over Scripture have divided denominations, churches, and families, and these squabbles have led many to abandon the faith altogether. Jacob D. Myers, a rising scholar, has a solution to our problem with Scripture.
Paul and His Recent Interpreters
In the course of this masterly survey, Wright asks searching questions of all of the major contributors to Pauline studies in the last fifty years.
Paul and the Faithfulness of God: Christian Origins and the Question of God: Volume 4
Wright carefully explores the whole context of Paul's thought and activity—Jewish, Greek and Roman, cultural, philosophical, religious, and imperial-and shows how the apostle's worldview and theology enabled him to engage with the many-sided complexities of first-century life that his churches were facing.
Mark as Story: An Introduction to the Narrative of a Gospel, Third Edition
For thirty years, Mark as Story has introduced readers to the rhetorical and narrative skill that makes Mark so arresting and compelling a story...
Introducing the Bible: Second Edition
John Drane's survey provides an engaging general introduction to the persons, events, and cultural contexts of the Bible. Arranged historically, Drane's text...
Reading the Bible for All the Wrong Reasons
The Bible can be hazardous to one's health if read with faulty expectations. Writing with compassion and wit, Russell Pregeant shows that reading "without...
Documents and Images for the Study of Paul
The world surrounding Paul and the assemblies comes vividly to life here. Documents and Images for the Study of Paul gathers representative texts illustrating...
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