Putting body and bones to the biblical stories, Brakeman explores the passions of biblical women, such as Sarah's laughter, Jephthah's daughter's anger, and...
Issues surrounding homosexuality threaten to divide the Christian churches and the people within them. This unique resource presents short pieces from some...
In this theological resource for spiritual transformation and social change, Carter Heyward rethinks the figure and import of Jesus for church, academy, and...
The figure of Satan has for centuries embodied or incarnated absolute evil. Existing alongside more intellectualist interpretations of evil, Satan has figured...
This book equips readers for the vibrant work of making religious sense of concrete life situations.
Jean Zaru, the longtime activist and Quaker leader from Ramallah, here brings home the pain and central convictions that animate Christian nonviolence and...
Jürgen Moltmann's distinctive insights in trinitarian theology - especially about the relations within God and God's presence in creation - are...
We live in an age of vast and rapid destruction of habitats and species. Yet Christianity holds great potential for healing this situation. Indeed, the Bible...
In the hundred years since The Women's Bible , giant strides have been made in feminist interpretation of the Bible. Now comes the first comprehensive...
Preaching, and the discipline of preaching, is at a crossroads. The changing realities of church and theological education, the diversity of our classrooms, and our increasingly complex community contexts leave us in search of tools to help train a rising generation of preachers for a future whose contours are far from clear. In Ways of the Word, a dynamic team of master preachers, Sally A. Brown and Luke A. Powery, speaks with one voice their belief that preaching is a witness to the ongoing work of God in the world.
This supplemental theology text prepares students for articulating their Christian beliefs in a religiously and culturally diverse world.
Peterson places the questions of the church's identity and mission into a conversation with the primary ecclesiological paradigms of the past century.
Is war inevitable? Is it so woven into the fabric of our being that it always was and always will be? "Early Christians," says Maguire, "were...
The rapidly deteriorating situation in Israel/Palestine has dashed hopes of any imminent peace or even accommodation between the Israeli people and the...
In an age marked by controversy over public support of religious schools, federal encouragement of religious providers of social services, and sexuality...
Professor Hall has written a major work on an agonizing subject, at once brilliant, comprehensive, and thought provoking. In contrast to many writers who...
This is the definitive biography of Reverend Bob Childress of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Often compared to Mark Twain's tales of the Mississippi, the style...
Using the annual lectionary as his guide, Christian Piatt has developed a devotional that allows us to read through major parts of the Old and New Testaments. Every week has four Scripture readings, glossary terms, deeper thoughts, and a closing prayer. Start anywhere. Set it down and come back to it. Use it as an in-depth study guide or a daily devotional. There's no "wrong way" to use Surviving the Bible.
These days sexual sin is far less about sex and far more about the misuse of power and exploitation of vulnerability. It's time to redraw the ethical map...
The Way of Jesus Christ discusses the following topics: 1. The symbol of the way embodies the aspect of process and brings out christology's alignment...
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