New Release: The Apostle Paul and the Christian Life

Cover ArtThe new perspective on Paul has been criticized by some as not having value for ordinary Christians living ordinary lives. In this volume, world-renowned scholars offer a response to this question: How does the apostle Paul understand the Christian life? They explore the implications of the new perspective on Paul for the Christian life as well as the church.

Contributors include James D. G. Dunn, Lynn Cohick, Timothy Gombis, Tara Beth Leach, Bruce Longenecker, Scot McKnight, Patrick Mitchel, and N. T. Wright. This book makes a fresh contribution to the new perspective on Paul conversation and offers important new insights into the orientation of the Christian life.

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“Although the new perspective on Paul has been controversial, it has also been a great impetus toward rethinking theology and practice, not least in forcing us to see how the issues of grace and race are indelibly bound up together. In this volume, McKnight and Modica lead an international team of biblical scholars in thinking through what it means to say that God saves Jews and gentiles through faith in Jesus, and how this shapes mission, ethics, holiness, community, and the Christian life. A stimulating and stirring read about what Paul means today!”—Michael F. Bird, Ridley College

“‘Can these dry bones (of academic theories) live?’ This question—the ‘so what’ factor—is not asked often enough in academia. But this book commences with the ‘so what’ question in regard to the new perspective on Paul. In recent years, some have declared the new perspective to be passé at best and dead at worst. The contributors to this book make a cogent case not only that the new perspective is still a compelling reading of Paul in his context but also that it draws out a depth and vitality in his theology and spirituality that can guide the Christian life and the church’s life today.”—Nijay K. Gupta, George Fox Evangelical Seminary

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Scot McKnight (PhD, University of Nottingham), Julius R. Mantey Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, Illinois, is a world-renowned scholar, writer, and speaker. His blog, Jesus Creed, is one of the most popular and influential evangelical blogs. He has authored or edited more than fifty books, including Kingdom Conspiracy, The King Jesus Gospel, and Sermon on the Mount.

Joseph B. Modica (PhD, Drew University) is university chaplain and associate professor of biblical studies at Eastern University in St. David’s, Pennsylvania. McKnight and Modica are coeditors of Jesus Is Lord, Caesar Is Not: Evaluating Empire in New Testament Studies.

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New Release: Neither Complementarian nor Egalitarian

Cover ArtRegarding gender relations, the evangelical world is divided between complementarians and egalitarians. While both perspectives have much to contribute, the discussion has reached a stalemate.

Michelle Lee-Barnewall critiques both sides of the debate, challenging the standard premises and arguments and offering new insight into a perennially divisive issue in the church. She brings fresh biblical exegesis to bear on our cultural situation, presenting an alternative way to move the discussion forward based on a corporate perspective and on kingdom values.

The book includes a foreword by Craig L. Blomberg and an afterword by Lynn H. Cohick.

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“Imagine using core biblical themes like corporateness, servant leadership, mutuality, and unity to discuss issues of the relationship of men and women to one another in the church. Imagine focusing not on power or rights but on the example of Christ. If you imagine reframing the gender discussion in helpful ways, then you will be interested in Neither Complementarian nor Egalitarian…. Read this book no matter which side of the debate you are on––and think afresh.”—Darrell L. Bock, Dallas Theological Seminary

“The church’s debate over gender and leadership has become an intractable problem because we have adopted the model of the world, where leadership is about equality, rights, privilege, power, and position. Michelle Lee-Barnewall calls for a radical paradigm shift that adopts the upside-down values of the kingdom of God, where humility, love, service, unity, and responsibility replace power, privilege, and position as the guiding principles for true servant leadership. If put into practice, this book would transform not only the gender debate but also the prevailing model for all Christian leadership.”—Mark L. Strauss, Bethel Seminary San Diego

“This well-written book offers a gentle word of correction to sincere Christ followers who are honestly trying to search for biblical truth. It’s a perspective-giving message that describes in biblical terms the only way to establish church unity, and it issues a quiet, radical call for pastors and church elders to imitate Christ and the apostles and recall the real cost of discipleship. I highly recommend it as a required textbook for seminary leadership courses.”—Sarah Sumner, author of Men and Women in the Church

“In a debate often polarized by shrill rhetoric, Lee-Barnewall rightly urges us instead to take each passage and argument on its own terms and to put kingdom principles first. Regardless of whether one agrees with every detail of Lee-Barnewall’s reconstruction, her spirit and larger vision offer a constructive way forward, including a willingness to hear and learn from those with whom we may not agree on every point.”—Craig S. Keener, Asbury Theological Seminary

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Michelle Lee-BarnewallMichelle Lee-Barnewall (PhD, University of Notre Dame) is associate professor of biblical and theological studies at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, in La Mirada, California. She is the author of Paul, the Stoics, and the Body of Christ.

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New Release: Making All Things New

Cover ArtMany people think eschatology refers to events occurring at the end of history. In this book, two scholars with expertise in biblical eschatology argue that God’s kingdom breaking into this world through Jesus Christ has inaugurated a new creation, a reality that should shape pastoral leadership and be reflected in the life and ministry of the church.

Brief and accessibly written, this book articulates the practical implications of G. K. Beale’s New Testament Biblical Theology and features an introductory chapter by Beale. Each chapter concludes with practical suggestions and a list of books for further study.

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“The book is filled with practical suggestions, but what makes it unique and powerful is that the practical implications are rooted in what the Scriptures teach about eschatology. Readers will be instructed, edified, and encouraged.”—Thomas R. Schreiner, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

“In this book two younger scholars, with the assistance of Greg Beale, show what it means to be end-time people. They offer some great theological reflections and practical advice on how to lead people who are waiting with patience and purpose for the day when God is all in all.”—Michael F. Bird, Ridley College

“Here is where ecclesiology and eschatology meet….Gladd and Harmon offer skillful guidance on how a biblical understanding of the end times is crucial to the church’s ministry and to its very identity for today.”—Daniel M. Gurtner, Bethel Seminary

“Gladd and Harmon offer a biblically thick description of Scripture’s redemptive narrative…. A very helpful combination of scholarly precision and pastoral sensitivity.”—Darian Lockett, Talbot School of Theology

“A clear and helpful guide….Gladd and Harmon have done us a great service by demonstrating in a compelling way why eschatology matters in the life of the church.”—Chris Bruno, author of The Whole Story of the Bible in 16 Verses

“Gladd and Harmon apply to pastoral ministry the inaugurated eschatology they learned from Greg Beale. The book repeatedly moves from sound exegesis to theology to application.”—Andy Naselli, Bethlehem College and Seminary

“What a marvelous book!….Gladd and Harmon have achieved the rare feat of writing a book that is both substantive and useful, insightful and practical, scholarly and churchly—a model of what I would call ‘ecclesial theology.’ I recommend it highly!”—Todd Wilson, Calvary Memorial Church

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Benjamin L. GladdBenjamin L. Gladd (PhD, Wheaton College) is assistant professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. He has coauthored two books with G. K. Beale, Hidden but Now Revealed: A Biblical Theology of Mystery and The Story Retold: A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the New Testament (forthcoming).

Matthew S. HarmonMatthew S. Harmon (PhD, Wheaton College) is professor of New Testament studies at Grace College and Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, Indiana. He is the author of a commentary on Philippians and of forthcoming commentaries on Galatians and 2  Peter and Jude.

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New Release: The Priority of Christ

Cover ArtNow in hardcover with a new preface from Bishop Robert Barron.

For a long time, Christians have tried to bridge the divide between Christianity and secular liberalism with philosophy and theology. Bishop Robert Barron shows that the answer to this debate—and the way to move forward—lies in Jesus. Barron transcends the usual liberal/conservative or Protestant/Catholic divides with a postliberal Catholicism that brings the focus back on Jesus as revealed in the New Testament narratives.

Barron’s classical Catholic postliberalism will be of interest to a broad audience including not only the academic community but also preachers and general readers interested in entering the dialogue between Catholicism and postliberalism.

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“This stunning summa for a ‘postliberal Catholicism’ will at once subvert any tendency among the faithful to demand a facile ‘fix,’ as well as offer lucid direction for anyone daring to undertake a pilgrimage of understanding–in and with the Christ.” – David B. Burrell, University of Notre Dame / Tantur Ecumenical Institute

“Drawing deftly on Aquinas, Newman, Lonergan, Balthasar, and many others, Barron convincingly explains what a postliberal Catholic theology might be.” – Bruce Marshall, Southern Methodist University

“Barron expertly weaves together Thomistic and Balthasarian motifs into a robust short summa that treats Jesus Christ, God the Trinity, the created order, and Christian ethics. Readers seeking spiritual and intellectual renewal will be revitalized by this much-needed book, which overflows with love of God and his path of salvation.” – Matthew Levering, Mundelein Seminary

“Broad in reference and informed by the homilist’s touch, The Priority of Christ will be an important contribution to a conversation the Church must have.” – Richard A. Rosengarten, University of Chicago

“A magnum opus. . . . Barron has made a signal contribution to contemporary Catholic theology.” – William L. Portier, Commonweal

“Extremely well-written, informative, and insightful.” – Stephen H. Webb, Reviews in Religion & Theology

“Strikingly readable and saturated with what one might call ‘first-order’ doctrinal claims instead of primarily methodological navel-gazing.” – Daniel J. Treier, Modern Theology

“Barron’s wonderful book The Priority of Christ brings postliberalism back to its Catholic home. . . .A downright lovely book, written with a kind of winsome literary flair that exhibits the inviting clarity of a master teacher. Highly recommended for sharp undergraduates; required reading for graduate students and scholars.” – James K. A. Smith, Religious Studies Review

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Robert BarronRobert Barron (STD, Institut Catholique de Paris) is auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. He founded Word on Fire, a Catholic ministry of evangelism, and previously served as rector of Mundelein Seminary and president of the University of Saint Mary of the Lake. Barron has written numerous books, including Catholicism (over 100,000 copies sold), Exploring Catholic Theology, The Priority of Christ, 2 Samuel in the Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible series, The Strangest Way: Walking the Christian Path (winner of a Catholic Press Association Book Award), and Heaven in Stone and Glass.

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New Release: Adoptive Youth Ministry

Cover ArtKids desperately need healthy, committed adults who can help them thrive in their faith and become active participants in the life of the church. This requires the efforts of the whole faith community.

Chap Clark, one of the leading voices in youth ministry today, brings together twenty-four experts from a variety of denominations and traditions to offer a comprehensive introduction to adoptive youth ministry, a theologically driven, academically grounded, and practical youth ministry model. The book shows readers how to integrate emerging generations into the family of faith, helping young adults become active participants in God’s redemptive community.

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“Chap is this generation’s youth ministry professor, and his insight is deeply appreciated and respected….I will tell everyone I know in youth ministry to read this book.”—Jim Burns, president, HomeWord

“Chap Clark has done us a great favor by providing insights from a wide range of thoughtful and mature leaders who have given decades to youth ministry.”—Ken Knipp, vice president of training, Young Life

“Those of us in youth ministry and those of us teaching youth ministry will long be grateful for this new paradigm.”—Len Kageler, Nyack College

Adoptive Youth Ministry will change the character and culture of your student ministry.”—Ron Hunter, director and cofounder, D6 Conference

“Chap Clark has brought together today’s brightest youth ministry minds to compile the definitive guide for the theory and practice of reaching teenagers.”—Jim Candy, youth ministry veteran, author, and church planter

“Can hardly be neglected by anyone wanting to be informed about the current state of, and challenges facing, youth ministry.”—Dean Borgman, founder and director, Center for Youth Studies

Adoptive Youth Ministry will stimulate the kinds of discussions that will form and forge the nature of youth ministry for decades to come.”—Greg Stier, founder and CEO, Dare 2 Share

“Clark’s adoption youth ministry paradigm offers a reenvisioned lens through which to see youth ministry—a radically welcoming and inclusive spiritual kinship with teens linked together through a solidarity of love, grace, and mercy.”—Fernando Arzola Jr., Nyack College

“This is not just a book. It’s a youth worker’s toolkit essential for building a deeper and more effective youth ministry.”—Megan Hutchinson, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

“Essential reading for anyone working in Christian education.”—Chris King, president, Dallas Christian School

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Chap ClarkChap Clark (PhD, University of Denver) is professor and chair of the youth, family, and culture department at Fuller Theological Seminary, where he is also a coordinator of Fuller Studio. He is on the teaching team at Harbor Christian Center Church in Gig Harbor, Washington, is president of ParenTeen, and works closely with Young Life. Clark has authored or coauthored numerous books, including Hurt 2.0 and Sticky Faith. Follow him on Twitter: @chapclark

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New Release: Using and Enjoying Biblical Greek

Cover ArtMany who study biblical Greek despair of being able to use it routinely, but veteran instructor Rodney Whitacre says there is hope! By learning to read Greek slowly, students can become fluent one passage at a time and grasp the New Testament in its original language.

Whitacre explains how to practice meditation on Scripture (lectio divina) in Greek, presenting a workable way to make Greek useful in life and ministry. Ideal for classroom use and for group or individual study, this book helps students advance their knowledge of Greek and equips them to read the original texts with fluency and depth.

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“This is a book of strategies—strategies for increasing one’s working vocabulary, strategies for developing fluency and even immediacy in reading the Greek text, strategies for analyzing sentences to understand their constituent parts and internal relations, strategies for overcoming (at last!) the divide between academic study of the Greek text and devotional appropriation. The person who employs these strategies, even selectively, will assuredly drink more deeply of what the biblical text has to offer those who read it in its own mother tongue.”—David A. deSilva, Ashland Theological Seminary

“I have watched numerous seminary graduates let their Greek slip and then resolve to get back into it. They usually start, needlessly so, with lesson 1 of their first-year Greek grammar and never make it to the really useful material they ought to be reviewing. Whitacre’s book is the perfect one-stop shop for the kind of review they need…. I am unaware of any resource like it.”—Craig L. Blomberg, Denver Seminary

“Long known as a master in the essential profession of teaching Koine Greek, Whitacre has done what very few can. Here is a primer for reading Greek fluently that takes one from a review of the basic elements of the language; through the most up-to-date linguistic analysis of sentence and discourse structure, verbal aspect, and the art of ‘mapping’ complex sentences; to the life-changing practice of meditating on the Greek text!….I will be using and recommending this pedagogical tour de force for years to come!”—Scott Hafemann, University of St. Andrews

“Rodney Whitacre has put students of Greek in his debt once again! This uniquely useful text will not only help folks improve their knowledge of and pleasure in reading the New Testament in Greek but will also help them to see how it can enrich their devotional life as they learn how to meditate on the Scriptures as the church has done through the centuries. Highly recommended!”—Roy E. Ciampa, Nida Institute for Biblical Scholarship

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Rodney A. Whitacre (PhD, University of Cambridge) is professor emeritus of biblical studies at Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, Pennsylvania. He is the author of A Patristic Greek Reader and John in the IVP New Testament Commentary.

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New Release: Effective Generational Ministry

Cover ArtUnderstanding generational differences is a key to effective ministry in a multigenerational church. Too many churches and parachurch organizations know too little about the similarities and differences among the three largest generations that make up the American populace today, and the church often suffers because of it. Effective Generational Ministry offers students and practitioners cutting-edge research and biblical analysis of Boomers (1946-1964), GenXers (1965-1981), and Millennials (1982-2001) so churches can minister more effectively within and across generational lines.

The authors, one an expert on generational differences and the other a respected New Testament scholar, represent different generations and areas of expertise. Effective Generational Ministry explores key characteristics of each generation based on empirical research, provides biblical-theological analysis of generational attributes, and offers specific suggestions for ministry with and for each generation. The book also provides proven examples of intergenerational ministry.

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“In a culture marked by generational challenges and conflicts, Christian leaders need solid resources to help them navigate a complex and ever-changing terrain. Effective Generational Ministry equips ministers to effectively know, love, and serve the entire body of Christ. Combining biblical and social science insights with clear ministry applications, the authors offer a well-defined pathway for shepherding, teaching, mentoring, and discipleship in the twenty-first century.”—David Setran, Wheaton College

Effective Generational Ministry by Sbanotto and Blomberg is a well-written and helpful book with both practical and biblical guidelines for ministering well to Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials. I highly recommend it!”—Siang-Yang Tan, Fuller Theological Seminary

“Sbanotto’s capacity to ask questions in her research that make generational studies suddenly relevant for anyone involved in ministry is a rare and welcome gift. To have this coupled with the careful critique and seasoned insight of Blomberg’s long years of biblical study creates a text that is every bit as formational as informational. Adopt this as a text and you can count on many lively conversations! Effective Generational Ministry delivers!”—Chris Kiesling, Asbury Theological Seminary

“In Effective Generational Ministry, Sbanotto and Blomberg travel the worlds of sociology, anthropology, theology, biblical studies, and ecclesiology on behalf of the church to help congregations navigate differences across Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials. Their book is fresh, well researched, and encouraging. It reveals the wonderful array of differences among these three generational cohorts and how to meet their specific needs in the church. This book will keep church leaders well prepared to engage in effective ministry for generations to come.”—Matthew D. Kim, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

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Elisabeth A. Nesbit Sbanotto (PhD, University of Arkansas) is assistant professor of counseling at Denver Seminary and the author of Generational Affiliation as a Component of Culture. She is a registered psychotherapist and maintains a private counseling practice in Littleton, Colorado.

Craig L. Blomberg (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is distinguished professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary, where he has taught for more than twenty-five years. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Can We Still Believe the Bible?, A Handbook of New Testament Exegesis, Jesus and the Gospels, The Historical Reliability of the Gospels, Preaching the Parables, Making Sense of the New Testament, and commentaries on Matthew, 1 Corinthians, and James.

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New Release: Conversion in Luke-Acts

Cover ArtRepentance and conversion are key topics in New Testament interpretation and in Christian life. However, the study of conversion in early Christianity has been plagued by psychological assumptions alien to the world of the New Testament. Leading New Testament scholar Joel Green believes that careful attention to the narrative of Luke-Acts calls for significant rethinking about the nature of Christian conversion.

Drawing on the cognitive sciences and examining key evidence in Luke-Acts, this book emphasizes the embodied nature of human life as it explores the life transformation signaled by the message of conversion, offering a new reading of a key aspect of New Testament theology.

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“Joel Green takes our understanding of repentance and conversion in Luke-Acts, and indeed the whole New Testament, to a new level of methodological sophistication. He delves into important aspects of modern cognitive studies and theory as a tool for understanding human experience and concludes that repentance/conversion (rightly regarded as synonymous) must be viewed as a holistic, embodied phenomenon….Green also correctly emphasizes that conversion is not just a once-for-all experience but rather constitutes the beginning of a lifelong journey within the context of the faith community.” – David Aune, University of Notre Dame

“Joel Green offers a provocative and uncommonly helpful analysis of a subject that has become increasingly important….He opens up for readers fresh ways of thinking about Luke’s two volumes as well as the meaning of religious conversion and its embodied enactment in a lifelong journey shared with a community of others and marked by a set of sustained practices. I enthusiastically recommend this work!” – John T. Carroll, Union Presbyterian Seminary

“Joel Green offers a fresh account of conversion in Luke-Acts that is exegetically fruitful and eminently readable. Green’s cognitive approach expertly explores the communal, embodied nature of Lukan conversion and examines passages both expected and unexpected along the way. Students and scholars alike will find Green’s navigation of Luke’s narrative theology of conversion a welcome read.” – Brittany E. Wilson, Duke University Divinity School

“Joel Green shows that Luke’s understanding of what we call ‘conversion’ involves not merely a change in thinking or of opinion but an entire reorientation of life, connected both with God’s summons to his people in earlier biblical history and with a need for perseverance. This is a decisively fresh work on a vital topic.” – Craig Keener, Asbury Theological Seminary

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Joel B. Green (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is dean of the School of Theology, professor of New Testament interpretation, and associate dean for the Center for Advanced Theological Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including the Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics, the Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, The World of the New Testament, Introducing the New Testament, and commentaries on Luke and 1 Peter. He is also editor-in-chief of the Journal of Theological Interpretation.

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New Release: Theology without Borders

Cover ArtEveryone knows the nature of Christianity has changed and the church is growing rapidly outside the West. But there is no consensus as to what this means for doing theology. Must Western theology be exported? Should Westerners rethink their views of God and the Bible in the light of non-Western thinkers?

Theology without Borders argues that the current demographics of Christianity demand that theology becomes a comparative exercise in which different voices reflect their different settings and begin to learn from each other. It also describes the challenges such a project raises.

This concise introduction provides an overview of an emerging global discussion in theology by modeling this discussion from two different perspectives. Combining the voices of a Western and a non-Western theologian, it integrates Western theological tradition with emerging global perspectives, exploring the major issues involved in rethinking theology in light of the explosion of world Christianity.

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“The most important theological development in the latter twentieth century was the birth of contextual theologies reflecting various cultures, social conditions, and ways of experiencing the gospel. The great task of this century will be to promote a faithful dialogue among these theologies. The present book is a significant contribution, pointing and opening the way for this task.” – Justo L. Gonzalez, author of A History of Christian Thought

“Demonstrates brilliantly how theologians’ contexts shape both the form and content of their theologies. The book is an important contribution to discourse on the necessity of a cross-contextual mind-set for constructing theology in this era of global Christianity.” – Victor I. Ezigbo, Bethel University

“This insightful volume exemplifies what theological education needs to become now that Christianity is a genuinely worldwide movement.” – Douglas Jacobsen, author of Global Gospel

“This cowritten volume is a valuable and catalytic resource for the pursuit and practice of a deeply faithful Christianity in a world of great cultural diversity.” – Vincent Bacote, Wheaton College

“This inspiring text challenges Eurocentrism in theology and explores the contours of a global theology that is truly multicultural, transnational, and transcontinental….Both beginners in theology and seasoned scholars will learn much from it.” – Kwok Pui-lan, author of Postcolonial Imagination and Feminist Theology

“Steps beyond Western and non-Western paradigms and invites us to a genuinely global conversation where East, West, and South discuss theology together around the same table….Essential reading for anyone studying and doing theology in the twenty-first century.” – Gene L. Green, Wheaton College and Graduate School

“A valuable contribution to a developing conversation about the status of Western theology after the demographic shifts that are changing the face of global Christianity.” – Adonis Vidu, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

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William A. DyrnessWilliam A. Dyrness (DTheol, University of Strasbourg; Doctorandus, Free University) is dean emeritus and professor of theology and culture at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, and is the author of several books on global theology.

Oscar García-JohnsonOscar García-Johnson (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is associate dean of the Center for the Study of Hispanic Church and Community at Fuller Theological Seminary, where he also serves as associate professor of theology and Latino/a studies. He is the author of The Mestizo/a Community of the Spirit: A Latino/a Postmodern Ecclesiology and other writings from the Global South.

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New Release: Invitation to the Septuagint, 2nd Edition

Cover ArtThis comprehensive yet user-friendly primer to the Septuagint (LXX) acquaints readers with the Greek versions of the Old Testament. It is accessible to students, assuming no prior knowledge about the Septuagint, yet is also informative for seasoned scholars. The authors, both prominent Septuagint scholars, explore the history of the LXX, the various versions of it available, and its importance for biblical studies.

This new edition has been substantially revised, expanded, and updated to reflect major advances in Septuagint studies. Appendixes offer helpful reference resources for further study.

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“A full tour of Septuagint studies….The first edition, whose excellent reputation is entirely deserved, will be superseded by this second edition. Completely reworked and admirably up to date, it relates constructively to some criticisms expressed about the first edition. This book merits a place in the library of anyone seriously interested in the study of the Bible.” – Jan Joosten, University of Oxford

“This new edition has incorporated the most up-to-date scholarship in the same informed and accessible style as the first….This volume should be on the shelf of all who are interested in this corpus, whether they are general readers or specialists.” – Benjamin G. Wright, Lehigh University

Invitation is the best entry-level introduction to the burgeoning and complex field of Septuagint studies, bar none….A must for every student and scholar of the Septuagint.” – Peter J. Gentry, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

“Not only an excellent tool for newcomers but also a prominent reference work for seasoned scholars on the history of Septuagint studies and on the current state of research in a rapidly expanding field of study.” – Gert J. Steyn, University of Pretoria

“The authors have succeeded in doing justice to one of the most complex subjects in biblical studies.” – Myrto Theocharous, Greek Bible College

“For years I have been using and recommending Invitation to the Septuagint as an excellent, reader-friendly introduction to an often complex field of study….An admirable achievement.” – Robert J. V. Hiebert, Trinity Western University

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Karen H. JobesKaren H. Jobes (PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary) is Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis, Emerita at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. She is the author of several books, including 1 Peter in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (BECNT) and the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on 1-3 John (2015 ECPA Gold Medallion).

Moisés SilvaMoisés Silva (PhD, University of Manchester) has taught biblical studies at Westmont College, Westminster Theological Seminary, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He lives in Litchfield, Michigan.

 

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