Stalder asks how Palestinian Christians have read the Old Testament in the period before and under the British Mandate and in light of the foundation of the modern State of Israel. He outlines a future hermeneutic that respects religious communities without writing off the Old Testament prematurely.
In this exciting new work, Jonathan Master examines the Westminster Confession's consensus position on assurance, explores how it was immediately expanded, and what it means for the growing Reformed tradition today.
The notion of a distinct "wisdom tradition" in ancient Israel has a long history—but does it have a basis in the evidence? Mark R. Sneed argues for a redefinition of the wisdom literature as a loosely cohering collection of books aimed at educating scribal apprentices in moral instruction and the art of living.
Joining the recent call to theological interpretation of Scripture, Rhyne R. Putman provides a constructive model that forwards a descriptive and normative pattern for reading Scripture and theological tradition together.
Here V. George Shillington seeks to understand both James and Paul as Jews engaged in different but complementary missions and concludes that the tension between those missions indicates a conflict between different politics of identity.
Can experiences of God serve to inform and justify our theological beliefs and practices? The central claim in this work is that there is a radical mistake in many contemporary accounts that require grounding a theological story of God's availability to us in experience in a prior general philosophical theory of perception.