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Fall 2015

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Amy Frykholm (Author)
Release date: 
October 1, 2016

With engaging sketches of the book of Daniel to contemporary America, Amy Frykholm offers a tour through more than two millennia of Christian thought on the future. Frykholm outlines the enduring fascination believers have had for future events and the myriad ways they have articulated their beliefs about what the future holds.

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December 18, 2015

The eighth-century BCE Isaiah of Jerusalem, the so-called First Isaiah, is one of the most important theological voices in the Bible. J. J. M. Roberts makes good use of his broad comparative knowledge of ancient Near Eastern historical and religious sources in providing a fresh and original interpretation of this prophet’s genuine oracles.

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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.” 

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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.

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December 15, 2015

Luther Refracted speaks to the currency that Luther’s life and thought continue to enjoy in today’s Christian reflection. The contributors, representing a variety of Christian denominations, demonstrate Luther’s impact on their own traditions and, together with the Lutheran respondents, encourage a fresh understanding of the Reformer.

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. 

 

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. 

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