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.
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.
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.
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.
This book shows that the "bread of life" discourse in John 6:51c-58 bears no Eucharistic overtones. It traces a Greek literary trope to show that John plays on shared cultural expectations in the ancient Mediterranean world.
Here John C. Yoder studies political culture and behavior in premonarchic Israel, focusing on the protagonists in the book of Judges. In a fascinating turn, he explores the variety of strategies these men and women of valor used to gain and consolidate their power.