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  • Invitation To Biblical Interpretation Study Guide (Student/Study Guide)

    $11.99

    This four-page study guide distills the essentials of the hermeneutical triad interpretation method for easy consultation. Perfect as a study guide for students and a reference for pastors or anyone doing exegesis. This laminated resource serves as a companion guide to Invitation to Biblical Interpretation, second edition.

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  • Scripture As Communication

    $32.99

    Jeannine Brown, a seasoned teacher of biblical interpretation, believes that communication is at the heart of what happens when we open the Bible. We are actively engaging God in a conversation that can be life changing. In this guide to the theory and practice of biblical hermeneutics, Brown emphasizes the communicative nature of Scripture, proposing a communication model as an effective approach to interpreting the Bible. The new edition of this successful textbook has been revised and updated to interact with recent advances in interpretive theory and practice.

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  • Invitation To Biblical Interpretation 2nd Edition

    $51.99

    An authoritative guide to accurately interpreting and applying God’s Word

    In this second edition of Invitation to Biblical Interpretation, Andreas Kostenberger leads the reader step-by-step through the process of interpreting and applying God’s Word.

    The primary principle is the hermeneutical triad, which consists of history, literature, and theology. Readers are equipped to explore the historical background of a biblical passage, analyze its literary genre and features, and derive its theological meaning in light of the biblical canon. Numerous examples are provided throughout to illustrate the concepts. A concluding chapter provides direction on practical application, preaching, and helpful tools for Bible study.

    Additional features include key words and definitions at the end of each chapter, study questions, and practical exercises for applying the material. An appendix lists numerous resources for Bible study, including recommended commentaries for every book of the Bible.

    The second edition updates these resources, as well as the sources cited throughout, and includes a revised chapter on the Old Testament canon. Instructors, students, pastors, and anyone who desires to interpret Scripture accurately will find this volume to be an indispensable addition to their library.

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  • Scripture And Its Interpretation

    $36.00

    Top-notch biblical scholars from around the world and from various Christian traditions offer a fulsome yet readable introduction to the Bible and its interpretation. The book concisely introduces the Old and New Testaments and related topics and examines a wide variety of historical and contemporary interpretive approaches, including African, African-American, Asian, and Latino streams. Contributors include N. T. Wright, M. Daniel Carroll R., Stephen Fowl, Joel Green, Michael Holmes, Edith Humphrey, Christopher Rowland, and K. K. Yeo, among others. Questions for reflection and discussion, an annotated bibliography, and a glossary are included.

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  • Women In The Bible

    $40.00

    What was it like to be a woman in the biblical period? It depended, in part, on who you were: a queen, a judge, a primary wife, a secondary wife, a widow, a slave, or some other kind of ordinary woman. In Women in the Bible, Jaime Clark-Soles investigates how women are presented in Scripture, taking into account cultural views of both ancient societies as well as our own. While women today are exercising leadership in churches across a number of denominations and our scholarly knowledge related to women in the Bible has grown immensely, challenges remain. Most of Christendom still excludes women from religious leadership, and many Christians invoke the Bible to circumscribe women’s leadership in the public square and in the home as well. It is more urgent than ever, therefore, to investigate closely, honestly, and intrepidly what the Bible does and doesn’t say about women.

    In a multipronged approach, Clark-Soles treats well-known biblical women from fresh perspectives, highlights women who have been ignored, and recovers those who have been erased from historical memory by particular moves made in the transmission and translations of the text. She explores symbolic feminized figures like Woman Wisdom and the Whore of Babylon and reclaims the uses of feminine imagery in the Bible that often go unnoticed. Chapters focus on themes of God’s relationship to gender, women and violence, women as creators, and women in the ministry of both Jesus and Paul. Clark-Soles aims to equip clergy and other leaders invested in the study of Scripture to consider women in the Bible from multiple angles and, as a result, help people of all genders to live God’s vision of better, more just lives as we navigate the challenges of our complex, globally connected world.

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  • Reading Scriputre As The Church

    $40.00

    The Bible is meant to be read in the church, by the church, as the church. Although the practice of reading Scripture has often become separated from its ecclesial context, theologian Derek Taylor argues that it rightly belongs to the disciplines of the community of faith. He finds a leading example of this approach in the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who regarded the reading of Scripture as an inherently communal exercise of discipleship. In conversation with other theologians, including John Webster, Robert Jenson, and Stanley Hauerwas, Taylor contends that Bonhoeffer’s approach to Scripture can engender the practices and habits of a faithful hermeneutical community. Today, as in Bonhoeffer’s time, the church is called to take up and read.

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  • Biblical Theme Of Peace Shalom

    $39.95

    Preaching the Gospel is at the heart of ministry and is often the core of the pastor’s job. It’s also often the most public part of the profession. Week after week, the pastor must deliver a message to the congregation that is both cogent and relevant to the lives of the people in the pews. Much study and research goes into the crafting of this message. Pastors begin this study in seminary, and it becomes a life-long pursuit.

    In Peace / Shalom, James Durlesser and Ron Love have created a volume designed to not only provide thorough exegesis of the biblical theme of Peace / Shalom, but also how that exegesis can be applied to the daily living of the Christian. Throughout this book, the reader will not only find information about how the subject of peace permeates the scriptural canon but will also discover many ways to help the person in the pew have a better understanding of Peace in Scripture as it applies to today’s world, and how it applies to their individual lives.

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  • Thiselton On Hermeneutics

    $96.50

    Anthony Thiselton’s masterful work in the field of hermeneutics has impacted countless students and scholars over the past several decades. Especially influential was his Two Horizons (1980), a call to take seriously the contexts of both the reader and the text. Thiselton’s work continues to carry much weight, yet there has been no single place to go to access a helpful array of his writings — until now.

    Thiselton on Hermeneutics provides select expositions and critical discussions of hermeneutics as a multidisciplinary area. Biblical interpretation, philosophical hermeneutics, literary theory, postmodernism, and Christian theology genuinely interact in these forty-two studies to form a coherent whole. Thiselton’s unique interactive and multidisciplinary approach shines through the volume. Ten of these essays — almost a quarter of the collection — are new (never published before) or quite recent.

    Theologians, biblical scholars, philosophers, and many other academics will appreciate this distillation of the pioneering perspectives and creative insights of Anthony C. Thiselton.

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  • Hermeneutica De Los Escritores

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    Como reconocer los principios y practicas de los escritores biblicos. Los cristianos de hoy no pueden emplear una vision verdaderamente biblica de la Biblia a menos que comprendan por que los profetas y los apostoles interpretaron las Escrituras de la manera en que lo hicieron. Con este fin, Abner Chou propone una hermeneutica de obediencia, en la que los creyentes aprenden a interpretar las Escrituras de la manera en que lo hicieron los autores biblicos, incluyendo la comprension del uso del Antiguo Testamento en el Nuevo Testamento.

    Christians today cannot employ a truly biblical view of the Bible unless they understand why the prophets and apostles interpreted Scripture the way they did. To this end, Abner Chou proposes a hermeneutic of obedience, in which believers learn to interpret Scripture the way the biblical authors did, including understanding the New Testament’s use of the Old Testament.

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  • Reading Romans With Eastern Eyes

    $25.00

    Introduction
    1. How To Read With Eastern Eyes
    2. Paul’s Mission Frames His Message (Rom 1, 15)
    3. Dishonoring God And Ourselves (Rom 1-2)
    4. Distinguishing Us And Them (Rom 2)
    5. Christ Saves God’s Face (Rom 3)
    6. Who Is Worthy Of Honor? (Rom 4)
    7. Faith In The Filial Christ (Rom 5-6)
    8. The Hope Of Glory Through Shame (Rom 5-8)
    9. Shamed From Birth? (Rom 7)
    10. They Will Not Be Put To Shame (Rom 9-11)
    11. Honor One Another (Rom 12-13)
    12. The Church As Harmonious Society (Rom 14-16)
    Discussion Guide
    Bibliography
    Author Index
    Subject Index
    Scripture Index

    Additional Info
    What does it mean to read with Eastern eyes? According to Jackson Wu, an Eastern perspective is in many ways culturally closer to that of the first-century world. Cultural values of honor and shame, social status, tradition, hierarchy, and relationships are similar in both East Asia and the New Testament.

    As readers, we bring our cultural understanding and values to the text. Our biases and background influence what we observe-and what we overlook. Wu aims to help us develop our Eastern lenses in order to interpret Scripture well and gain insights we might have missed.

    In Reading Romans with Eastern Eyes, Wu demonstrates how an Eastern perspective sheds light on Paul’s most complex letter. When read this way, we see how honor and shame shape so much of Paul’s message and mission.

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  • Interpreting The Gospels And Acts

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    In this final volume of the Handbooks for New Testament Exegesis series, David Turner provides a comprehensive guide for interpreting and conveying the lives of Jesus and his early followers. Key background information such as literary genres, historical setting, and theological themes lay the groundwork for properly reading these five books. This is followed by practical guidance on textual issues and original-language exegesis passages from the Gospels and Acts. The final chapter offers an extensive bibliography of books and digital resources useful for instructors, students, and church leaders alike. Interpreting the Gospels and Acts is an essential resource for anyone teaching and preaching these foundational books.

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  • Sleuthing The Bible

    $25.00

    Why is there crime-scene tape on my Bible? Elementary, my dear reader.There is an element of detective work to biblical scholarship that entails sniffing out and interpreting clues that often escape the notice of readers. John Kaltner and Steven L. McKenzie introduce the art of sleuthing the Bible, providing the necessary training to hunt for clues and piece them together to understand the larger picture.Sleuthing the Bible helps answer questions that occur during thoughtful examination of the Bible and provides exercises enabling readers to work through biblical passages on their own. Kaltner and McKenzie analyze two kinds of clues: (1) Smoking Guns- those that are obvious upon any close reading of biblical texts, and (2) Dusting for Prints-those that are more subtle or hidden from nonspecialists because of their unfamiliarity with the languages, culture, and larger content of the Bible.Written in a jargon-free and accessible style, Sleuthing the Bible is an ideal resource for anyone who wants to dig deeper into the biblical text.

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  • Guide To Interpreting Scripture

    $12.99

    According to Dr. Michael Kyomya, misconceptions about what the Bible actually says can breed confusion and false ideas about God and the Christian life. Therefore, it is critically important that you know how to interpret Scripture carefully. Dr. Michael Kyomya explains what interpretation is, why it is important, how to do it, and the pitfalls to avoid. He illustrates his points with examples from his own experience and from sermons he has heard in Africa. Dr. Kyomya makes it clear that interpretation is not just something for scholars, but also is useful when preparing a sermon or a Sunday school lesson, as well as in your own personal study of the Bible. The writing is simple and clear, and the illustrations are both amusing and informative. Full of ways to enrich personal study of the Bible, this guide will equip you with the knowledge and instruction you need.

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  • Lost World Of The Torah

    $22.00

    Introduction
    Proposition 1: The Old Testament Is An Ancient Document
    Proposition 2: The Way We Interpret The Torah Today Is Influenced By The Way We Think Law And Legislation Work
    Proposition 3: Legal Collections In The Ancient World Are Not Legislation
    Proposition 4: Ancient Near Eastern Legal Collections Teach Wisdom
    Proposition 5: The Torah Is Similar To Ancient Near Eastern Legal Collections And Therefore Also Teaches Wisdom, Not Legislation
    Proposition 6: The Israelite Covenant Effectively Functions As An Ancient Near Eastern Suzerainty Treaty
    Proposition 7: Holiness Is A Status, Not An Objective
    Proposition 8: Ancient Near Eastern Ritual Served To Meet The Needs Of The Gods
    Proposition 9: Ancient Israelite Ritual Serves To Maintain Covenant Order Because Yahweh Has No Needs
    Proposition 10: The Torah Is Similar To Ancient Near Eastern Legal Collections Because It Is Embedded In The Same Cultural Context, Not Because It Is Dependent On Them
    Proposition 11: The Differences Between The Torah And The Ancient Near Eastern Legal Collections Are Found Not In Legislation But In The Order Founded In The Covenant
    Proposition 12: Torah Is Situated In Context Of The Ancient World
    Proposition 13: Torah Is Situated In The Context Of The Covenant
    Proposition 14: Torah Is Situated In The Context Of Israelite Theology Regarding Yahweh’s Presence Residing Among Them
    Proposition 15: Discussions Of Law In The New Testament Do Not Tell Us Anything About Old Testament Torah In Context
    Proposition 16: The Torah Should Not Be Divided Into Categories To Separate Out What Is Relevant
    Proposition 17: Torah Was Never Intended To Provide Salvation
    Proposition 18: Divine Instruction Can Be Understood As A Metaphor Of Health Rather Than A Metaphor Of Law
    Proposition 19: We Cannot Gain Moral Knowledge Or Build A System Of Ethics Based On Reading The Torah In Context And Deriving Principles From It
    Proposition 20: Torah Cannot Provide Proof-Texts For Solving Issues Today
    Proposition 21: The Ancient Israelites Would Not Have Understood The Torah As Providing Divine Moral Instruction
    Proposition 22: A Divine Command Theory Of Ethics Does Not Require That The Torah Is Moral Instruction
    Proposition 23: Taking The Torah Seriously Means Understanding What It Was Written To Say, Not Converting It Into Moral Law
    Appendix 1: The Decalogue
    Sayings 1-4
    Sayings 5-10
    Further Reading
    Subject Index
    Scripture Index

    Additional Info
    Our handling of what we call biblical law veers between controversy and neglect.

    On the one hand, controversy arises when Old Testament laws seem either odd beyond comprehension (not eating lobster) or positively reprehensible (executing children). On the other, neglect results when we consider the law obsolete, no long carrying any normative power (tassels on clothing, making sacrifices). Even readers who do attempt to make use of the Old Testament law often find it either irrelevant, hopelessly laden with thou shalt nots, or simply so confusing that they throw up their hands in despair. Despite these extremes, people continue to propose moral principles from these laws as the biblical view and to garner proof texts to resolve issues that arise in society. The result is that both Christians and skeptics regularly abuse the Torah, and its true message often lies unheard.

    Walton and Walton offer in The Lost World of the Torah a restorative vision of the ancient genre of instruction for wisdom that makes up a significant portion of the Old Testament. In the ancient Near East, order was achieved through the wisdom of those who governed society. The objective of torah was to teach the Israelites to be wise about the kind of order needed to receive the blessings of God’s favor and presence with the context of the covenant. Here readers will find fresh insight on this fundamental genre of the Old Testament canon.

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  • Inexpressible : Hesed And The Mystery Of Gods Loving Kindness

    $17.00

    Preface: The Untranslatable Defining The Inexpressible
    Introduction: A Word On The Meaning Of Words

    Part I. The God Of Hesed
    1. Opening The Door
    2. The Definitive Encounter
    3. Slow To Anger
    4. Like No Other God
    5. An Everlasting Refrain
    6. A Prayer Of Honest Rage

    Part II. The Objects Of Hesed
    7. When Dinah Held My Hand
    8. The Heseds Of David
    9. Ethan: I Will Sing
    10. Moses: In The Morning
    11. Jeremiah: I Am Hesed
    12. Hosea: A Novel Of Hesed

    Part III. Hesed Finally Defined
    13. Hesed And Truth
    14. On Jesus’ Lips
    15. How To Amaze Jesus
    16. The One Who Showed Hesed
    17. Paul And The Path To Redemption

    Part IV. An Instinct For Hesed
    18. Here, Rabbi, Take My Seat
    19. Hesed In Post-AD 70 Judaism
    20. Gemilut Hesed And Tikkun Olam

    Conclusion: Do Justice, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly: The Monumental Nature Of Kindness
    Afterword
    Acknowledgments
    Appendix A: Occurrences Of Hesed In Scripture
    Appendix B: Comparison Of Translations
    Appendix C: A Vocabulary Of Associated Words
    Appendix D: For Further Study
    Notes
    Bibliography
    Scripture Index

    Additional Info
    God’s identity is beyond what we could ever fully express in human words. But Scripture uses one particular word to describe the distinctiveness of God’s character: the Hebrew word hesed.

    Hesed is a concept so rich in meaning that it doesn’t translate well into any single English word or phrase. Michael Card unpacks the many dimensions of hesed, often expressed as lovingkindness, covenant faithfulness, or steadfast love. He explores how hesed is used in the Old Testament to reveal God’s character and how he relates to his people. Ultimately, the fullness of hesed is embodied in the incarnation of Jesus.

    As we follow our God of hesed, we ourselves are transformed to live out the way of hesed, marked by compassion, mercy, and faithfulness. Discover what it means to be people of an everlasting love beyond words.

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  • Bible Unwrapped : Making Sense Of Scripture Today

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    Many people have questions about Scripture they are too afraid to ask. Drawing from the best of contemporary biblical scholarship and the ancient well of Christian tradition, scholar and preacher Meghan L. Good helps readers consider why the Bible matters. The Bible Unwrapped delves into issues like biblical authority, literary genre, and Christ-centered hermeneutics, and calls readers beyond either knee-jerk biblicism, on the one hand, or skeptical disregard on the other. Instead, Good invites readers to faithful reading, communal discernment, and deep and transformative wonder about Scripture. Join an honest conversation about the Bible that is spiritually alive and intellectually credible. Read the ancient story of God in the world. You may even learn to love it.

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  • Bible Unwrapped : Making Sense Of Scripture Today

    $17.99

    Many people have questions about Scripture they are too afraid to ask. Drawing from the best of contemporary biblical scholarship and the ancient well of Christian tradition, scholar and preacher Meghan L. Good helps readers consider why the Bible matters. The Bible Unwrapped delves into issues like biblical authority, literary genre, and Christ-centered hermeneutics, and calls readers beyond either knee-jerk biblicism, on the one hand, or skeptical disregard on the other. Instead, Good invites readers to faithful reading, communal discernment, and deep and transformative wonder about Scripture. Join an honest conversation about the Bible that is spiritually alive and intellectually credible. Read the ancient story of God in the world. You may even learn to love it.

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  • All Things New

    $16.99

    New York Times bestselling author John Eldredge offers readers a breathtaking look into God’s promise for a new heaven and a new earth.

    This revolutionary book about our future is based on the simple idea that, according to the Bible, heaven is not our eternal home–the New Earth is. As Jesus says in the gospel of Matthew, the next chapter of our story begins with the renewal of all things, by which he means the earth we love in all its beauty, our own selves, and the things that make for a rich life: music, art, food, laughter and all that we hold dear. Everything shall be renewed when the world is made new.

    More than anything else, how you envision your future shapes your current experience. If you knew that God was going to restore your life and everything you love any day; if you believed a great and glorious goodness was coming to you–not in a vague heaven but right here on this earth–you would have a hope to see you through anything, an anchor for your soul, an unbreakable spiritual lifeline, reaching past all appearances right to the very presence of God (Hebrews 6:19).

    Most Christians (most people for that matter) fail to look forward to their future because their view of heaven is vague, religious, and frankly boring. Hope begins when we understand that for the believer nothing is lost. Heaven is not a life in the clouds; it is not endless harp-strumming or worship-singing. Rather, the life we long for, the paradise Adam and Eve knew, is precisely the life that is coming to us. And that life is coming soon.

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  • Early Christian Readings Of Genesis One

    $38.00

    Acknowledgments
    Abbreviations
    Introduction

    Part I: Understanding The Context
    1. Who Are The Church Fathers, And Why Should I Care?
    2. How Not To Read The Church Fathers
    3. What Does Literal Mean? Patristic Exegesis In Context

    Part II: Reading The Fathers
    4. Basil The Literalist?
    5. Creation Out Of Nothing
    6. The Days Of Genesis
    7. Augustine On In The Beginning
    8. On Being Like Moses

    Bibliography
    Author Index
    Subject Index
    Scripture Index

    Additional Info
    Do the writings of the church fathers support a literalist interpretation of Genesis 1? Young earth creationists have maintained that they do. And it is sensible to look to the Fathers as a check against our modern biases.But before enlisting the Fathers as ammunition in our contemporary Christian debates over creation and evolution, some cautions are in order. Are we correctly representing the Fathers and their concerns? Was Basil, for instance, advocating a literal interpretation in the modern sense? How can we avoid flattening the Fathers’ thinking into an indexed source book in our quest for establishing their significance for contemporary Christianity?Craig Allert notes the abuses of patristic texts and introduces the Fathers within their ancient context, since the patristic writings require careful interpretation in their own setting. What can we learn from a Basil or Theophilus, an Ephrem or Augustine, as they meditate and expound on themes in Genesis 1? How were they speaking to their own culture and the questions of their day? Might they actually have something to teach us about listening carefully to Scripture as we wrestle with the great axial questions of our own day?Allert’s study prods us to consider whether contemporary evangelicals, laudably seeking to be faithful to Scripture, may in fact be more bound to modernity in our reading of Genesis 1 than we realize. Here is a book that resets our understanding of early Christian interpretation and the contemporary conversation about Genesis 1.

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  • Hermeneutic Of Wisdom

    $30.00

    An experienced teacher offers an innovative hermeneutical approach, showing how the whole Bible can be understood as a wisdom text that shapes its readers morally.

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  • From Hermeneutics To Exegesis

    $29.99

    Interpreting the Bible requires theoretical discernment and practical know-how.

    A book that focuses solely on interpretive methods or deals exclusively with the philosophical underpinnings of interpretation fails to provide a full picture of how to read and study Scripture. Beginning with hermeneutics, Matthew Malcolm surveys the history of the discipline, engages with important theological issues, and arrives at a memorable depiction of what happens when fruitful interpretation takes place. After covering these foundational elements, Malcom focuses on exegesis. He helps readers understand the issues at stake in interpreting biblical passages, and provides a straightforward guide to writing an exegesis paper.

    Academically solid without being overwhelmingly detailed, this is a reliable guide to the important path from hermeneutics to exegesis.

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  • Hermeneutics Of The Biblical Writers

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    Learn to interpret the Bible from the biblical writers themselves

    A method of interpretation–a hermeneutic–is indispensable for understanding Scripture, constructing theology, and living the Christian life, but most contemporary hermeneutical systems fail to acknowledge the principles and practices of the biblical writers themselves.

    Christians today cannot employ a truly biblical view of the Bible unless they understand why the prophets and apostles interpreted Scripture the way they did. To this end, Abner Chou proposes a hermeneutic of obedience, in which believers learn to interpret Scripture the way the biblical authors did?including understanding the New Testament’s use of the Old Testament. Chou first unfolds the prophetic hermeneutic of the Old Testament authors, and demonstrates the continuity of this approach with the apostolic hermeneutic of the New Testament authors.

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  • Introducing Medieval Biblical Interpretation

    $33.00

    This introductory guide offers a thorough overview of medieval biblical interpretation.

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  • Spirit Hermeneutics : Reading Scripture In Light Of Pentecost

    $40.00

    How do we hear the Spirit’s voice in Scripture? Once we have done responsible exegesis, how may we expect the Spirit to apply the text to our lives and communities? In Spirit Hermeneutics biblical scholar Craig Keener addresses these questions, carefully articulating how the experience of the Spirit that empowered the church on the day of Pentecost can-and should-dynamically shape our reading of Scripture today.

    Keener considers what Spirit-guided interpretation means, explores implications of an epistemology of Word and Spirit for biblical hermeneutics, and shows how Scripture itself models an experiential appropriation of its message. Bridging the Word-Spirit gap between academic and experiential Christian approaches, Keener’s Spirit Hermeneutics narrates a way of reading the Bible that is faithful both to the Spirit-inspired biblical text and to the experience of the Spirit among believers.

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  • Introduction To Biblical Interpretation Workbook (Workbook)

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    This workbook accompanies the third edition of Introduction to Biblical Interpretation by William W. Klein, Craig L. Blomberg, and Robert L. Hubbard Jr. Following the textbook’s structure, it offers readings, activities, and exercises designed to teach students how to understand and apply the Bible. This workbook gives students a chance to get hands-on experience in interpreting biblical texts as they are guided along by insightful questions and pointers from the authors. Ultimately the workbook is designed to get students interacting with the content of the textbook and with the biblical text in a way that helps reinforce classroom learning, while at the same time giving both student and instructor a way to gauge how well the student is learning the material from the textbook. The third edition of a classic hermeneutics textbook sets forth concise, logical, and practical guidelines for discovering the truth in God’s Word. A valuable tool for readers who desire to understand and apply the Bible, this text: Defines and describes hermeneutics, the science of biblical interpretation Suggests effective methods to understand the meaning of the biblical text Surveys the literary, cultural, social, and historical issues that impact any text Evaluates both traditional and modern approaches to Bible interpretation Examines the reader’s role as an interpreter of the text and helps identify what the reader brings to the text that could distort its message Tackles the problem of how to apply the Bible in valid and significant ways today Provides an extensive and revised annotated list of books that readers will find helpful in the practice of biblical interpretation

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  • Re Imagining The Bible For Today

    $31.00

    The early 21st century has seen an unexpected rise of new or rediscovered ways of reading the Bible, both in academic circles and in churches, with surprising results. These ancient texts appear to have a message that resonates with discussions in society at large. This textbook seeks to reclaim the Bible for a Christianity that is open to society and keen on participating in conversation about today’s major issues; a Christianity that is relevant to the personal spirituality of people who aren’t too sure what to believe and how to exercise faith.

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  • Interpreting Old Testament Wisdom Literature

    $35.00

    In popular perception, Wisdom literature is a self-help or philosophy section of the Old Testament library-the odd and interesting bits of canonical mortar between History and Prophets. Themes that are prominent elsewhere in the Old Testament receive only scant attention in the wisdom books. Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes focus on everyday life rather than on God’s special dealings with the nation of Israel. But Old Testament scholarship has come to see the wisdom of the wise as reflecting an aspect of the Israelite worldview, not something totally foreign. The covenant beliefs are presupposed, even if rarely rising to the surface. Wisdom must be learned from parents, teachers, and friends, but it is ultimately a gift from God-not primarily intellectual but intensely practical. The issues addressed-justice, faith, wealth, suffering, meaning, sexuality-are highly relevant today. The focus of this volume is on both wisdom books and wisdom ideas. The first section surveys recent developments in the field of Old Testament wisdom, and the second section discusses some issues that have arisen in Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes, and examines the Song of Songs as a wisdom text. The final section explores wisdom in Ruth, in some Psalms, and in the broader field of Old Testament narrative (from Joshua to Esther), while also examining wisdom, biblical theology, the concept of retribution in wisdom, and the vexed issue of divine absence. The following contributors are featured: Christopher B. AnsberryCraig G. BartholomewLennart BostrAmRos ClarkeKatharine J. DellDavid G. FirthGregory GoswellErnest C. LucasBrittany N. MeltonSimon StocksLindsay Wilson

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  • Beyond Dogmatism And Innocence

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    Prior to the Second Vatican Council, neoscholastic approaches to the interpretation of the scriptures, dogmas, and tradition came to reflect and represent the position of the official magisterium. Since the council, we have witnessed, on the one hand, the proliferation of methodological developments in the fields of hermeneutics and critical theory, while, on the other hand, the current contested interpretation of the council has brought the term hermeneutics back onto theology’s front burner.

    This collection of scholarly essays has three aims. The first is to identify dominant trends in philosophical hermeneutics and in critical theories that have been influential in Catholic theology since the time of Vatican II. The second is to identify the most important disputed issues in hermeneutics and critical theory that bear upon the work of the theologian. The third is to develop constructive proposals that would set the stage for our ongoing discussions in the field and would point to specific applications of hermeneutical and critical-theoretical understandings in theology.

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  • Handbook To Old Testament Exegesis

    $35.00

    Designed for both Hebrew and non-Hebrew students, A Handbook to Old Testament Exegesis offers a fresh, hands-on introduction to exegesis of the Old Testament. William P. Brown begins not with the biblical text itself but with the reader, helping students to identify their own interpretive lenses before engaging the biblical text. Brown guides the student through a wide variety of interpretive approaches, including modern methodologies?feminist, womanist, Latino/a, queer, postcolonial, disability, and ecological approaches?alongside more traditional methods. This allows students to critically reflect on themselves as bona fide interpreters. While covering a wide range of biblical passages, Brown also highlights two common biblical texts throughout the work to help show how each interpretive approach highlights different dimensions of the same texts. Students will appreciate the value of an empathetic inquiry of Scripture that is both inclusive of others and textually in-depth.

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  • Introduction To Biblical Interpretation Third Edition

    $49.99

    Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, now in its third edition, is a bestselling hermeneutics textbook that sets forth concise, logical, and practical guidelines for discovering the truth in God’s Word. With updates and revisions throughout that keep pace with current scholarship, this book offers students the best and most up-to-date information needed to interpret Scripture. Introduction to Biblical Interpretation: Defines and describes hermeneutics, the science of biblical interpretation Suggests effective methods to understand the meaning of the biblical text Surveys the literary, cultural, social, and historical issues that impact any text Evaluates both traditional and modern approaches to Bible interpretation Examines the reader’s role as an interpreter of the text and helps identify what the reader brings to the text that could distort its message Tackles the problem of how to apply the Bible in valid and significant ways today Provides an extensive and revised annotated list of books that readers will find helpful in the practice of biblical interpretation Used in college and seminary classrooms around the world, this textbook is a trusted and valuable tool for students and other readers who desire to understand and apply the Bible.

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  • Hermeneutica

    $14.99

    Una orientacion acertada y sensible para ayudar a todo creyente a investigar las escrituras y descubrir sus significados y trascendencia. Dr. Phillips provee las reglas elementales para el estudio de la Palabra de Dios. -l introduce los grandes principios de la interpretacion biblica; ensena como entender los simbolos de pactos y exenciones, parabolas y profecias en la Biblia y ofrece recursos practicos tales como una resena de las escrituras, armonia de los evangelios y un resumen de la historia de la Biblia.

    [Wise, sensible guidance to help any believer dig into the Scriptures and search out meaning and significance. Dr. Phillips provides the ground rules for studying God’s Word. He introduces the great principles of biblical interpretation; teaches how to understand symbols in the Bible’s discussion of covenants and dispensations, parables, and prophecy; and offers practical resources such as a survey of Scripture, a harmony of the Gospels, and a summary of Bible history and names.]

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  • Ancient Apocryphal Gospels

    $40.00

    In this reader-friendly guide, Markus Bockmuehl offers a sympathetic account of the ancient apocryphal Gospel writings, showing their place within the reception history and formation of what was to become the canonical fourfold Gospel. Bockmuehl begins by helping readers understand the early history behind these noncanonical Gospels before going on to examine dozens of specific apocryphal texts. He explores the complex oral and intertextual relationships between the noncanonical and canonical Gospels, maintaining that it is legitimate and instructive to read the apocryphal writings as an engagement with the person of Jesus that both presupposes and supplements the canonical narrative outline. Appropriate for pastors and nonspecialists, this work offers a fuller understanding of these writings and their significance for biblical interpretation in the church.

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  • Companion To The Old Testament

    $40.00

    This book provides intelligent enrichment for encounters with the Old Testament, the first part of the Christian Bible. There are chapters on its five main sections: the Pentateuch, the Historical Books, Poetry and Wisdom, the Prophetic Books, and the Apocrypha/Deutero-Canon. Each of the core chapters covers three areas: an introduction to the general significance of each section in its ancient context; a survey of major ways these sacred texts have been interpreted in the global history of Christianity; and suggestions for how its texts apply to Christian ministry and mission today. These areas are often treated separately by scholars, but this book usefully offers an integrated overview of these areas that will inform and inspire, and serve the interests and needs of students and general readers alike.

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  • Knowing Scripture (Expanded)

    $17.00

    The Bible is the written Word of God, and it is treasured by many. But it is also an ancient book about people and cultures very different than us. Thus, while we know we should read it, many of us have a hard time understanding the Bible. In this expanded edition of Knowing Scripture, R. C. Sproul helps us dig out the meaning of Scripture for ourselves. The author says, The theme of this book is not how to read the Bible but how to study the Bible. He presents in simple, basic terms a commonsense approach to studying Scripture and gives eleven practical guidelines for biblical interpretation and applying what we learn. With a minimum of technical jargon, Sproul tackles some of the knotty questions regarding differences of interpreting the Bible, including discovering the meanings of biblical wordsunderstanding Hebrew poetry, proverbs and parablesapproaching historical and didactic passagesbeing careful with predictive prophecydiscerning how culture conditions the Biblechoosing and using Bible translations, commentaries, Bible software and other helpsKnowing Scripture is a basic book for both beginning Bible readers and experienced students of Scripture.

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  • Hermeneutics As Apprenticeship

    $28.00

    Offers a fresh approach to the art of biblical interpretation, focusing on the ways Scripture itself forms its readers as wise and faithful interpreters.

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  • Spirit Hermeneutics : Reading Scripture In The Light Of Pentecost

    $48.00

    Biblical-theological reflection supporting a dynamic, experiential, Spirit-guided reading of Scripture

    How do we hear the Spirit’s voice in Scripture? Once we have done responsible exegesis, how may we expect the Spirit to apply the text to our lives and communities? In ‘Spirit Hermeneutics’ biblical scholar Craig Keener addresses these questions, carefully articulating how the experience of the Spirit that empowered the church on the day of Pentecost can – and should – dynamically shape our reading of Scripture today.

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  • Encountering The Bible

    $25.00

    This book aims to equip those who want to finding ways of making the Bible more useful for today’s Church and to help them explore the difficulties of trying to use an ancient text as a guide for contemporary faith.

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  • Saving The Bible From Ourselves

    $20.00

    Does the Bible need to be saved? Over the course of the centuries, Bible scholars and publishers have increasingly added helps chapter divisions, verses, subheads, notes to the Bible in an effort to make it easier to study and understand. In the process, however, these have led to sampling Scripture rather than reading deeply. According to author Glenn R. Paauw, the text has become divorced from the Bible’s literary and historical context, leading to misinterpretation and a narrow, individualistic and escapist view of salvation. Rather than being a culture-shaping force, the Bible has become a database of quick and easy answers to life’s troubling questions. But these deficiencies can be corrected by engaging in what the author calls big readings. In these pages Paauw introduces us to seven new (to us) understandings of the Bible as steps on the path to recovering one deeply engaged Bible. With each new Bible presented, deficiencies in how we currently interact with the Bible are explored, followed by recommendations for a new practice. The Bible’s transformative power is recovered when we remove the chains Christians have applied to it over the centuries. The Bible does not need to be saved because of any defect in itself, but because we have distorted and misread it.Saving the Bible from Ourselves provides students of the Bible a new paradigm for reading and living the Bible well.

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  • Manifesto For Theological Interpretation

    $34.00

    Recent decades have witnessed a renaissance of theological interpretation. Craig Bartholomew, coauthor of the bestselling The Drama of Scripture, and Heath Thomas bring together a team of specialists to articulate a multifaceted vision for returning rigorous biblical interpretation to the context of the church. Developed by the internationally recognized Scripture and Hermeneutics Seminar, this book is designed to bring clarity and unity to the enterprise of theological interpretation. It positively integrates multiple approaches to interpreting the Bible, combining academic rigor with pastoral sensitivity for professors, students, and church leaders.

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  • Reading The Bible With Richard Hooker

    $79.00

    SKU (ISBN): 9781506410784Daniel EppleyBinding: Cloth TextPublished: 2016Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishers – 1517 Media Print On Demand Product

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  • Making Love With Scripture

    $16.99

    Nothing has been more contentious in the history of Christianity than the meaning of the Bible, and that debate continues today. 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 young scholar, has a solution to the problem with scripture. The instability of the Bible’s meaning, he argues, is not a weakness but a strength, and it can benefit conservatives and liberals alike.

    In a conversational style peppered with pop culture references, Myers provides a variety of tools for readers of the Bible, helping the experienced and inexperienced alike appreciate the sacred text in new ways. Finally, he proposes the intriguing alternative of an erotic interpretation, one that makes love with the Bible and opens new vistas of understanding.

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  • Why Mission

    $32.99

    Recent years have seen heightened efforts at reading the New Testament in terms of God’s mission. This has pressed against commitments to a dispassionate reading of the New Testament books in favor of a self-involved, missiological reading. This book harvests recent efforts as well as extends the conversation by an approach that takes seriously the contribution of diverse New Testament voices. This book contributes to New Testament studies, but also serves related discussions in missiology and evangelism. Reframing New Testament Theology is a series that fulfills the need for brief, substantive, yet highly accessible introductions to central questions and themes raised by study of the New Testament. A significant defining question will serve as the point of departure and will frame the discussion. Students will be drawn into an active, theological engagement with the New Testament and related materials by the subsequent analysis.

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  • Bible In The Contemporary World

    $23.50

    A crucial responsibility for Christian interpreters of Scripture today, Richard Bauckham insists, is to seek to understand our contemporary context and to explore the Bible’s relevance to it in ways that reflect serious critical engagement with that context. In The Bible in the Contemporary World Bauckham models how this task can be carried out.

    Bauckham calls for our reading of Scripture to lead us into increased engagement with the important issues of today’s world, including globalization, environmental degradation, and widespread poverty. He works to bring biblical texts into relationship with these contemporary realities by means of the Bible’s metanarrative of God and the world, in which God’s purpose takes effect in the salvation and fulfillment of the world as his cherished creation.

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  • Introduction To Womanist Biblical Interpretation

    $30.00

    An Introduction to Womanist Biblical Interpretation provides a much-needed introduction to womanist approaches to biblical interpretation. It argues that womanist biblical interpretation is not simply a byproduct of feminist biblical interpretation but part of a distinctive tradition of African American women’s engagement with biblical texts. While womanist biblical interpretation is relatively new in the development of academic biblical studies, African American women are not newcomers to biblical interpretation.

    Written in an accessible style, this volume highlights the importance of both the Bible and race in the development of feminism and the emergence of womanism. It provides a history of feminist biblical interpretation and discusses the current state of womanist biblical interpretation as well as critical issues related to its development and future. Although some African American women identify themselves as womanists, the term, its usage, its features, and its connection to feminism remain widely misunderstood. This excellent textbook is perfect for helping to introduce readers to the development and applications of womanist biblical interpretation.

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  • Hermeneutics Of Doctrine

    $61.50

    SKU (ISBN): 9780802874221Anthony ThiseltonBinding: Trade PaperPublished: 2015Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. Print On Demand Product

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  • Interpreting Prophetic Literature

    $25.00

    Exegeting a text-burrowing deep into its history, language, and literary structure-is an indispensable skill for any serious student of the Bible. Given their theological richness and poetic power, the prophetic texts of the Hebrew Bible would seem to be prime candidates for exegetical examination, but they often pose difficulty. In this book, James Nogalski offers solid, practical guidance on how to read and exegete a prophetic text in its literary, historical, and conceptual contexts. Assuming no prior knowledge of Hebrew, Nogalski devises an exegetical method that focuses on the distinctive elements of prophetic literature, rather than on the narrative material one finds in practically all introductions to exegesis. He provides clear examples for understanding poetic texts, prophetic genres, changing voices, and other important aspects of these texts. This book offers essential tools to help readers navigate the particular challenges and opportunities of interpreting the prophets.

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  • Reading The Bible In The Age Of Crisis

    $49.00

    Part I: Global Crisis And The Practice Of Biblical Studies
    Introduction-Bruce Worthington
    1. Reading The Bible Through A Hermeneutic Of The Poor-Liz Theoharis And Willie Baptist
    2. Occupy My Desk-Neil Elliott
    3. Solidarity! Conditions Apply-Christina Petterson
    Part II: Global Crisis And The First Testament
    4. On The Feasibility Of Subsistence Economies-Roland Boer
    5. Occupying The Temple In Ancient Judah: Resisting Debt Abuses, From Jerusalem To Wall Street-Matthew J. M. Coomber
    6. The Global Crisis Of Debt: The Ideology Of Empire And Postcolonial Reflections On Naboth’s Vineyard-Robert Wafawanaka
    7. Food, Power, And Ecological Hermeneutics: Reading The Joseph Story While Eating GMOs-Gregory Fewster
    Part III: Global Crisis And The Second Testament
    8. Homelessness, Neoliberalism, And Jesus’ Decision To Go Rogue: An Analysis Of Matthew 4:12-25-Robert Myles
    9. Romans 13:1-7, With An Eye To Global Capital-Bruce Worthington
    10. Occupy Solomon’s Portico-Jonathan Bernier
    11. On Trying To Praise The Mutilated World: Reading Revelation In The Midst Of Ecological Crisis-Ryan Leif Hansen
    12. Postscript: Political Exegesis, Then And Now-Richard Horsley

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    We live in an age in which economic, ecological, and political crises are not the exception, but the rule. The Cold War polarities that shaped an earlier political exegesis have been replaced; increasingly, crisis is the engine of a global turbo-capitalism.

    Here, biblical scholars and activists describe and exemplify the shape of a biblical interpretation that takes contemporary crisis seriously. Succinct opening essays summarize the salient aspects of our critical situation; in later parts, contributions address themes of economic, political, and environmental crisis in dialogue with biblical texts.

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  • Understanding Genesis : How To Analyze Interpret And Defend Scripture

    $16.99

    There are many opinions on the Book of Genesis and subsequent interpretations. What does the book of Genesis really mean and how can we defend the proper interpretation against those who disagree? Is there one correct interpretation of the Bible, or are there many? What did the author of Genesis intend and how can we possibly know, or is the important thing only what the Bible means to you?

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  • For The Love Of Gods Word

    $36.99

    An introduction to a clear method of biblical interpretation

    For the Love of God’s Word is an abridged, less technical version of Kostenberger and Patterson’s acclaimed Invitation to Biblical Interpretation. Students, teachers, and pastors alike will find this introduction to biblical hermeneutics to be an accessible resource with both breadth and substance.

    Built on the premise that every passage requires careful scrutiny of its historical setting, literary dimension, and theological message, this volume teaches a simple threefold method that is applicable to every passage of Scripture regardless of genre. In addition, the book sets forth specific strategies for interpreting the various genres of Scripture, from poetry to epistle to prophecy. A final chapter is devoted to helpful Bible study resources that will equip the reader to apply Scripture to life.

    This book will serve as a standard text for interpreting Scripture that is both academically responsible and accessible for pastors, teachers, and college students. This volume will enable students of Scripture to grow in love for God’s Word as they grow in the disciplines of study and discernment.

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  • Why The Church

    $32.99

    Given the way many in the West have read the New Testament in the last century, the church might be regarded as an afterthought at best. But at the worst, it can be viewed as an unnecessary, perhaps even problematic, institutionalization of genuine faith especially in our post-denominational context. These perspectives fly in the face of the robust ecclesiological concerns and commitments of the New Testament documents when read as witnesses from, to, and for congregations of God’s people.

    For Wall, the problem is spiritual because fewer go to find God in church. Why the church? Because this peculiar fellowship of saints, whose loving communion is with the risen One, has been appointed by the triune God as God’s herald. With its sacred vocation, every demonstration of the church’s oneness, holiness, catholicity, and apostolicity-each eschatological mark enabled and brought to maturity by God’s grace-is the concrete means to address our theological crisis. This book will contribute to New Testament studies but also serve related discussions in theology and church history. Reframing New Testament Theology is a series that fulfills the need for brief, substantive, yet highly accessible introductions to central questions and themes raised by New Testament study.

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  • Cleansed Lepers Cleansed Hearts

    $49.00

    Illnesses are perceived and understood differently across cultures and over time. Traditional interpretations of New Testament texts frame the affliction lepra (leprosy) as addressed either by ritual cleansing or miraculous healing. But as Pamela Shellberg shows, these interpretations are limited because they shift modern ideas of leprosy to a first-century context without regard for how the ancients themselves thought about lepra. Reading ancient medical texts, Shellberg describes how Luke might have perceived lepra and used the language of clean and unclean and demonstrates how Luke’s first-century understandings shaped his report of Peter’s dream in Acts 10 as a warrant for Gentile inclusion.

    For Luke, cleansing was how the favor of God announced by Isaiah was extended to Gentiles, and the stories of Jesus’ cleansing of leprous bodies in the Gospel are the pattern for the divine cleansing of Gentile hearts in Acts. Shellberg illuminates Luke’s understanding of cleansing as one of his primary expressions of the means of God’s salvation and favor, breaking down and breaking through the distinctions between Jew and Gentile. Shellberg’s conclusions take up the value of Luke’s emphasis on the divine prerogative to declare things clean for discussions of inclusion and social distinction today.

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  • Disarming Scripture : Cherry Picking Liberals Violence Loving Conservatives

    $17.95

    A GOD OF LOVE AND GENOCIDE? For many Christians the problem of violence in Scripture can result in a crisis of faith–especially when we see how such passages have been used throughout history to justify horrific bloodshed in God’s name. Moving beyond typical conservative and liberal approaches, which seek to either defend or whitewash over violence in the Bible, Disarming Scripture takes a surprising yet compelling approach: Learning to read the Bible like Jesus did. Along the way the book deals with some very big issues, ranging from passages commanding genocide and infanticide in the Old Testament to passages in the New Testament that have been used to justify slavery, child abuse, and state violence. The take-away is an approach to Scripture that not only sees questioning as an acceptable part of a healthy faith, but as an absolutely essential part of it.

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  • Biblical Prophecy : Interpretation Resources For The Use Of Scripture In Th

    $40.00

    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, Daviss volume provides both instruction and insight for understanding prophecy in Christian tradition and discipleship. This volume concludes with a rich discussion of practical matters, including the relationship between Christian discipleship and prophetic interpretation and the role of biblical prophecy in interfaith contexts.

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  • Reading The Parables

    $40.00

    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 offers a kind of breathing space to explore historical, literary, theological, and socio-political dimensions of the parables and their various meanings, whereas interpreting implies an expert and critical position that must be defended.

    In this volume, Lischer lays out four theories for reading parables: 1) parables obscure truth; 2) parables teach many truths; 3) parables teach one truth; and 4) parables undermine the truth. Ultimately, he concludes that biblical parables undermine dominant myths called othe trutho to shine light on the Truth that is Jesus, Gods presence with us.

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  • Inductive Bible Study

    $38.00

    Two seasoned educators provide step-by-step instructions on how to think inductively and do inductive Bible study, demonstrating the practice of that approach.

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  • Is Calvinism Biblical

    $14.00

    This book was written by an experienced pastor, church planter, and missionary. It is another example of Dr. Abram’s candid, careful and correct examination of a false system of theology, Calvinism, in light of Bible truth. He has made what is sometimes confusing very understandable for the ordinary Christian who longs for Bible truth. Dr. Abrams includes key historical information about John Calvin himself which is both accurate and enlightening. He breaks down the teaching and claims of the Calvinistic system of theology and then examines key Bible passages that are often used to support Calvinism. You will read this book with great profit if you are searching for the plain Biblical truth concerning this subject.

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  • Biblical Interpretation : An Integrated Approach

    $36.00

    The third edition of Biblical Interpretation focuses on the three worlds of biblical interpretation–the world behind the text, the world of the text, and the world in front of the text. A fourth section helps readers combine the three worlds into an integrated hermeneutical strategy. Clear explanations of the various interpretive approaches are supported by helpful biblical examples. Key terms and study questions at the end of each chapter make this book ideal for classroom use. Succinct synopses highlight a host of distinct approaches to understanding the Bible. The third edition includes new synopses and an updated bibliography to help readers keep pace with the most recent developments in biblical interpretation.

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  • Pentateuch

    $40.00

    This book introduces students with a little background in biblical studies to the scholarly study of the Pentateuch (Genesis to Deuteronomy). Existing introductions to the Pentateuch are either mainly concerned with historical criticism or taken up with a survey of the contents of the five books, or both. This book is distinctive in that every chapter is concerned with the whole Pentateuch, and in that it approaches the subject from three completely different points of view, following the way in which biblical scholarship has developed over the past 30 years. The first part attempts to understand the text as it stands, as narrative, law and covenant. The second surveys the work that has been done on the history and development of the text, and its historicity. The third is concerned with its reception and interpretation. There are many detailed examples throughout, and aids to study include tables and boxes in the text, questions to enable students to come to grips with the issues either in private study or in class, and detailed guides to further reading.

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  • Violence In Scripture

    $40.00

    The Bible frequently depicts God as angry and violent, and also sometimes depicts human violence as positive or even as commanded by God. This forms one of the most vexing problems in approaching Scripture and in interpreting the Bible for preaching and teaching today. In this volume, Creach first examines the theological problems of violence and categorizes the types of violence that appear in scripture. Then, he wrestles with the most important biblical texts on violence to work through specific interpretational issues. This new volume in the Interpretation: Resources for Use of Scripture in the Church series will help preachers and pastors interpret those difficult texts, encouraging them to face violence in the Bible with honesty.

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  • Horizons In Hermeneutics

    $41.50

    From essays that focus on the horizon of the text through to essays that consider the horizon of the twenty-first century church, this collection invites reflection on the illumination that hermeneutical awareness brings to biblical interpretation. This Festschrift in honor of Anthony C. Thiselton aims to consider, exemplify, and build upon his insights in philosophical hermeneutics and biblical studies, particularly in relation to Paul and his writings.

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