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Release date: 
December 15, 2015

The first two chapters of 1 Corinthians have played a significant role in the history of Christian theology. Interpreting the central event in Christianity, the crucifixion of Jesus, Paul reflects on the wisdom and foolishness of God in the “word of the cross.” 

Release date: 
December 15, 2015

Applying criteria for the identification of biblical Hebrew poetry, Jason M. H. Gaines distinguishes a nearly complete poetic Priestly stratum in the Pentateuch ("Poetic-P"), coherent in literary, narrative, and ideological terms, from a later prose redaction ("Prosaic-P"), which is fragmentary, supplemental, and distinct in thematic and theological concern.

Joshua W. Jipp (Author)
Release date: 
December 1, 2015

Until recently, many scholars have read Paul’s use of the word Christos as more of a proper name (“Jesus Christ”) than a title, Jesus the Messiah. 

E. P. Sanders (Author)
Release date: 
December 1, 2015

E. P. Sanders offers an expansive introduction to the apostle, navigating some of the thorniest issues in scholarship in language accessible to the novice and seasoned scholar alike. 

James W. Barker (Author)
Release date: 
December 1, 2015

The relationship between John and the Synoptics is a perennial question, and Matthew has long been considered the least likely written source of the Fourth Gospel. In an ambitious reappraisal, James Barker demonstrates John’s use of Matthew. 

Dennis Ngien (Author) Robert Kolb (Author of the Foreword)
Release date: 
December 1, 2015

It is easy to forget how often Luther’s concerns turned toward helping the common person understand and take comfort from God’s word. In this volume, Dennis Ngien helps contemporary readers engage Luther’s commentary on the lament psalms.  

Release date: 
December 1, 2015

With humor and examples drawn from art and life, Helen-Ann Hartley argues that to appreciate fully the Bible’s richness and diversity, we have to wrestle critically and creatively with themes that attract us and repel us. 

 

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