Faith Seeking Understanding: An Introduction to Christian Theology, third ed.

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Eerdmans #ad - A superb, standard christian theology text for nearly a quarter century, Daniel Migliore's Faith Seeking Understanding explores all of the major Christian doctrines in freshly contemporary ways. All in all, a new generation of students, and contemporary challenges of Christian theology, eager to better understand the rich heritage, central themes, pastors, and Christian educators, will find both guidance and stimulation in Migliore's updated work.

This third edition offers new for further reading suggestions at the end of each chapter, and new material incorporated throughout, a substantial expansion of the glossary, including a section on Christians and Muslims. Further, between karl barth and friedrich nietzsche, the three imaginary theological dialogues culminating the book -- pointedly playful exchanges that have delighted countless readers -- are here joined by a fourth dialogue, on atheism.

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God--The World's Future: Systematic Theology for a New Era

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Fortress Press #ad - The third edition is thoroughly revised with updated chapters, additional chapters, updated annotations and bibliographies, and further elaborations in light of recent developments in method and theological reflection. Explicitly crafted to address our postmodern context, peters explains the whole body of Christian historical doctrine from within a “proleptic” framework, “whereby the gospel is understood as announcing the pre-actualization of the future consummation of all things in Jesus Christ.

Peters skillfully deploys this concept not only to organize the various theological areas or loci but also to rethink doctrines in light of key postmodern challenges from ecumenism, contemporary science, critical historical thinking, and gender and sexuality issues. God—the world’s future has been a proven and comprehensive textbook in systematic theology for over twenty years.

God--The World's Future: Systematic Theology for a New Era #ad - . This classic text opens up systematic theology in new dimensions, retrieving traditional categories and topics for a new generation of students and learners to give a fresh reading of Christian theology and articulation of the liberating message of the gospel of God’s grace for the future of the world.

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What Would Jesus Deconstruct? The Church and Postmodern Culture: The Good News of Postmodernism for the Church

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Baker Academic #ad - John D. Students of philosophy, and ministry, will welcome this provocative, theology, as well as others interested in engaging postmodernism and the emerging church phenomenon, religion, non-technical work. Caputo introduces the notion of why the church needs deconstruction, deconstructs idols of the church, and imagines the future of the church in addressing the practical implications of this for the church's life through liturgy, worship, positively defines deconstruction's role in renewal, preaching, and teaching.

This provocative addition to the church and Postmodern Culture series offers a lively rereading of Charles Sheldon's In His Steps as a constructive way forward.

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Fortress Introduction to Contemporary Theologies

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Fortress Press #ad - A reader-friendly, basic introduction that maps the central ideas of the major theologians of the twentieth century, easily accessible to both the theological student and the inquiring lay reader.

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Pocket Dictionary of Theological Terms The IVP Pocket Reference Series

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IVP Academic #ad - It's a must-have for every theological student. Among its three hundred-plus definitions areenglish terms, from accommodation to wrath of Godforeign terms, from Anselm of Canterbury to Ulrich ZwingliHere is an affordable and easily accessible resource for your theological readings, from a posteriori to via mediatheological movements and traditions, from the Alexandrian School to Wesleyanismtheologians, lectures and writing assignments.

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

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Greek-English Parallel New Testament ebook: NA28-ESV

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Crossway #ad - Features: Size: 6. 5" x 9. 25" 11-point lexicon type 1, 752 pages Black letter text Critical Apparatus Smyth-sewn binding. Simply formatted and easy to use, the Greek-English New Testament will be an invaluable resource for anyone studying and working from the New Testament in its original language. On each spread, 28th edition, one page displays the Nestle-Aland Greek text, while the adjacent page contains the corresponding ESV text.

Combining greek with the english standard version text, pastors, the Greek-English New Testament is an essential resource for students, and scholars who work with the Greek New Testament.

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How to Think Theologically

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Fortress Press #ad - Stone and duke contend that theology is not an optional, but one that every Christian person is called to do, esoteric discipline, and thus they welcome everyone to the essential, vibrant work of making religious sense of concrete life situations. The third edition of this popular book retains all of the lucid and lively text that marked the previous editions.

For over fifteen years, how to Think Theologically has served as the ideal primer on the work of theology for students at all levels of study. On this already strong foundation, case studies and bibliographies are updated, and several helpful pedagogical elements are added.

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Christological Controversy Sources of Early Christian Thought

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Fortress Press #ad - For more than thirty years, church history, the christological Controversy has been an essential text for courses in theology, and early Christianity that seek to better understand the development of Christology from its earliest roots to the Council of Chalcedon in 451. The volume gives modern readers an idea entry point into the issues by presenting clear, fresh translations of the most important primary sources, along with simple and informative introductions to explain the context of the writings.

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Basic Mathematics: An Introduction: Teach Yourself

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Teach Yourself #ad - Each chapter includes clear explanations, worked examples and test questions. An easy-to-follow guide, it will ensure you gain the confidence you need to tackle maths and overcome your fears. It offers simple explanations of all the key areas, percentages, including decimals, measurements and graphs, and applies them to everyday situations, games and puzzles to help you understand mathematics quickly and enjoyably.

Everything you need is here in this one book. Basic mathematics teaches you all the maths you need for everyday situations. If you are terrified by maths, this is the book for you. Do you shy away from using numbers? Basic Mathematics can help. At the end of the book there are challenges and games to give you new and interesting ways to practise your new skills.

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Theology: The Basics

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Wiley-Blackwell #ad - Completely updated and expanded, this third edition from one of the world's leading theologians introduces students to key theological issues, contextualizing them within the bible and the works of seminal theologians. Introduces readers to key theological issues such as god, faith, atonement, especially those of contemporary and feminist theologians maintains the user-friendly structure of the previous edition, and summarizes the contribution of a major theologian Expands the range of theological positions discussed within the book, with the addition of a new chapter on the Holy Spirit Now includes images and more pedagogical features to engage the reader Each chapter offers an overview of an important theme, creation, religious history, presents relevant biblical passages, and heaven Thoroughly updated, Jesus, salvation, the Holy Spirit, with the Apostle's Creed as a framework Concludes with suggestions on how readers can take their study further Can be used alongside the new edition of Theology: The Basic Readings for a complete overview of the field.

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Jesus & Personality Theory: Exploring the Five-Factor Model

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IVP Academic #ad - These factors, are openness to experienceconscientiousnessextroversionagreeablenessneuroticismHow does this Five-Factor Model fit with a Christian understanding of human nature? How does it compare or contrast with the way Jesus lived, sometimes called the Big Five and represented by the acronym OCEAN, taught and counseled? James Beck looks at prominent themes in the teaching and ministry of Jesus and how they relate to the five personality factors.

Here is a study of the christian implications of the new model--a study that will offer fresh insights for students, pastors and therapists alike. In recent years researchers in human personality have come to a rarely achieved near unanimous conclusion: human personality is structured around a very few major traits, probably five in number.

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