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Fall 2015

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Amy Frykholm (Author)
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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

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.

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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.” 

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. 

Paul Badham (Author)
Release date: 
December 1, 2015

Many think that belief in life after death flies in the face of what science has discovered. Paul Badham explores the grounds on which the hope of immortality, central for Christian doctrine, can be revitalized today. 

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