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Encountering the Book of Romans: A Theological Survey (Encountering Biblical Studies)
Douglas J. Moo

Baker Academic, 2014

In this updated edition of his successful textbook, a leading evangelical New Testament scholar offers a guide to the book of Romans that is informed by current scholarship and written at an accessible level. The new edition has been updated throughout and features a new interior design. After addressing introductory matters and laying the groundwork for reading Romans, Douglas Moo leads readers through the weighty argument of this significant ...


The Christian Theological Tradition, 3rd Edition

Pearson, 2008

This text helps students acquire a basic theological literacy in key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and in Christianity's encounter with culture at large. Historically arranged, it also addresses five major themes of systematic theology: revelation, God, creation, Jesus, and church.


Theological Foundations: Alternate Edition

Anselm Academic, 2011

Theological Foundations: Concepts and Methods for Understanding Christian Faith, Revised Edition is a thorough, concise, and comprehensive introductory theology text that has been revised with customer requests in mind. This prominent book on theology begins with a new introduction that centers the text on the Mystery of God. Its twelve body chapters unfold Christian theology by exploring its roots in the sacred scriptures; discussing the New ...


Theological Dictionary of the New Testament: Abridged in One Volume

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1985

One of the most widely respected theological dictionaries put into one-volume, abridged form. Focusing on the theological meaning of each word, the abridgment contains English keywords for each entry, tables of English and Greek keywords, and a listing of the relevant volume and page numbers from the unabridged work at the end of each article or section.


Theological Anthroplogy (Sources of Early Christian Thought)
Patout J. Burns

Fortress Press, 1981



Introducing the New Testament: A Historical, Literary, and Theological Survey
Mark Allan Powell

Baker Academic, 2009

This beautifully written and engaging survey offers an up-to-date New Testament introduction for undergraduate students and general readers. Powell presents disputed and controversial issues fairly, neither dictating conclusions nor privileging skepticism over faith-based perspectives. The book is written in a lively and engaging style and includes helpful sidebars, maps, tables, charts, glossary, diagrams, and suggestions for further reading. ...


Theological-Political Treatise: Gebhardt Edition
Benedictus de Spinoza, Samuel Shirley, ...

Hackett Pub Co, 2001

Rational examination of the Old Testament to show that freedom of thought and speech is consistent with the religious life. True religion consists in practice of simple piety, independent of philosophical speculation. Also unfinished essay on theory of government founded on common consent. One of Spinoza’s most important works. R. Elwes translation.


Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament
R Laird Harris, Gleason L Archer Jr., ...

Moody Publishers, 2003

Extensive, scholarly discussion of every Hebrew word of theological significance in the Old Testament. Keyed to Strong's Concordance. Reprint of former two volume edition, now combined into one volume.


Pocket Dictionary of Theological Terms
Stanley J. Grenz, David Guretzki, ...

IVP Academic, 1999

Beginning to study theology is like stepping into a conversation that has been going on for two thousand years. How do you take part in this conversation—or even make sense of it—if you don't understand the vocabulary or know the contributions made by other participants? The Pocket Dictionary of Theological Terms is the perfect companion to your theological studies. Among its three hundred-plus definitions are English terms, from ...


A Theological Introduction to the Old Testament: 2nd Edition
Bruce C. Birch, Walter Brueggemann, ...

Abingdon Press, 2005

This book has become a standard text in seminary and university classrooms. The purpose of this second edition is to help readers come to a critically informed understanding of the Old Testament as the church's scripture. This book introduces the Old Testament both as a witness of ancient Israel and as a witness to the church and synagogue through the generations of those who have passed these texts on as scripture. The authors of this ...


Theological Worlds: Understanding the Alternative Rhythms of Christian Belief
W. Paul Jones

Abingdon Press, 1989

By exploring five common Christian perspectives ("theological worlds"), this volume helps readers understand the basis of their own Christian attitudes, identify the sources of their confusions about life and the church, and come to a deeper appreciation of the assumptions and motivations of others. Author W. Paul Jones demonstrates that each of the five "theological worlds" has a legitimate basis in both Scripture and tradition.  He explores ...


Theological Bible Commentary

Westminster John Knox Press, 2009

Most one-volume Bible commentaries focus on standard scholarly issues, answering questions such as, who wrote the book? who was addressed? and how is the book structured? In contrast, this is the first one-volume commentary to emphasize theological questions: what does each biblical book say about God? how does the book describe God and portray God's actions? and who is God in these biblical books? This volume meets the need for a resource that ...


Theological Turning Points: Major Issues in Christian Thought
Donald K. McKim

Westminster John Knox Press, 1989

In this volume, Donald McKim traces the historical and systematic development of eight major Christian doctrines from early centuries to the present. Clearly written and amply documented, this introductory handbook features primary sources and extensive endnotes. It covers: the Trinity, Christology, Ecclesiology, Anthropology, Soteriology, Authority, the Sacraments, and Eschatology, concentrating on the decisive points in the development of the ...


Theological Interpretation of the New Testament: A Book-by-Book Survey

Baker Academic, 2008

This convenient text utilizes material from the awardwinning Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible (D.T.I.B.) to introduce students to the Bible and theological interpretation through a comprehensive book by book survey of the New Testament. The articles, authored by respected scholars, make unique contributions to the study of theological interpretation of Scripture.Theological Interpretation of the New Testament provides a ...


Theological Reflection: Methods (v. 1)
Elaine Graham, Heather Walton, ...

SCM Press, 2005

This is the first in a two part project, aimed at postgraduates and academics interested in the expanding volume of work and research surrounding theological reflection. Brought together in Volume one is a comprehensive collection of models of theological reflection. By bringing this diverse collection together in one place, the editors create a unique reference work that allows a clear and visible contrast and comparison as each model is ...


The Theological Origins of Modernity
Michael Allen Gillespie

University Of Chicago Press, 2009

Exposing the religious roots of our ostensibly godless age, Michael Allen Gillespie reveals in this landmark study that modernity is much less secular than conventional wisdom suggests. Taking as his starting point the collapse of the medieval world, Gillespie argues that from the very beginning moderns sought not to eliminate religion but to support a new view of religion and its place in human life. He goes on to explore the ideas of such ...


Theological Roots of Pentecostalism
Donald W. Dayton

Baker Academic, 1987

Pentecostalism is one of the most dynamic forces in twentiethcentury Christianity. From fastgrowing denominations such as the Assemblies of God to popular television ministries such as "The 700 Club," the fruits of Pentecostalism can be seen throughout modern Christian life. In this landmark study, Donald Dayton explains how Pentecostalism grew out of Methodism and the nineteenthcentury holiness revivals. He finds evidence of Wesleyan teaching ...


Holy People, Holy Land: A Theological Introduction to the Bible
Michael Dauphinais, Matthew Levering

Brazos Press, 2005

The Bible doesn't come with a secret decoder ring, which means that it is left to church theologians to make sense of the Bible's many intricate and overlapping themes. Over the centuries, the church has identified several themes--such as love and covenant--that have helped the faithful to better understand a sometimes bewildering book. In Holy People, Holy Land, authors Dauphinais and Levering make the case that holiness--which they define as ...


The Art of Theological Reflection
Patricia O'Connell Killen, John de Beer

The Crossroad Publishing Company, 1994

Here is a book for the millions of Christians who want to make a vital connection between their faith and their lives. The authors describe theological reflection as "the artful discipline of putting our experience into conversation with the heritage of the Christian tradition." Their practical book provides a way for all of us to experience greater meaning in life and a more tangible sense of God's creative presence.


Theological Foundations: Concepts and Methods for Understanding Christian Faith
SJ PhD J.J. Mueller

Anselm Academic, 2007

Here, a team of award-winning teaching scholars has come together to create an introductory text that offers a truly unique and innovative contribution to the discipline of theological studies. This "first book" provides students of any religious tradition with the foundational skills, vocabulary, conceptual understanding, and research abilities that they need to succeed in theology and religious studies. Theological Foundations provides ...



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