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Crystal L. Hall (Author)
Release date: 
October 1, 2019

Insights from Reading the Bible with the Poor provides a spirited introduction to methodologies and strategies for reading the Bible “from below.” Drawing on the lineage of various methods of reading the Bible with the poor, the book invites poverty and biblical study into dialogue with real-world organizing to seek justice for those most often treated as “Other.”  For any reader interested in community organizing as well as students of the Bible.

Release date: 
October 1, 2019

In the second edition of this well-known textbook, Mark Allen Powell offers an accessible and trustworthy introduction to the contents, structure, and themes of the New Testament Gospels. Written as an basic introduction for Gospels courses at the undergraduate to early seminary level, Powell surveys the genre of the Gospels, their political, religious, and social worlds, and key methods of approaching early Christian texts. This second edition features a new chapter on the historical Jesus.

Release date: 
October 1, 2019

Travel with bestselling author Brian McLaren as he follows his love of nature (specifically tortoises) all the way to the Galapagos Islands. Experience the beauty and fragility of this extraordinary place as McLaren reflects on how his faith has evolved and how the natural world awakens his soul.

Release date: 
September 17, 2019

Most of us are going through the motions when it comes to faith, believing we've found all the relevant answers to life's questions. When we make certainty and correct belief the end goal of faith, we miss out on the chance to know God more deeply. Our questions and doubts, push us closer to a God we can actually believe in--rather than further from a God we think we can contain.

Kim-kwong Chan (Author)
Release date: 
September 3, 2019

The Understanding World Christianity series is organized geographically, by nation and region. Noted experts, in most cases native to the area of focus, present a balanced history of Christianity and a detailed discussion of the faith as it is lived today. This volume on China is an ideal introduction for anyone who wishes to know how Christianity is lived in the Chinese context.

Christian Piatt (Author)
Release date: 
September 3, 2019

Using the annual lectionary as his guide, Christian Piatt has developed a devotional that allows us to read through major parts of the Old and New Testaments. Every week has four Scripture readings, glossary terms, deeper thoughts, and a closing prayer. Start anywhere. Set it down and come back to it. Use it as an in-depth study guide or a daily devotional. There's no "wrong way" to use Surviving the Bible.

Release date: 
September 3, 2019

In this second of three volumes addressing Luther's outlaw God, Steven D. Paulson uses several biblical figures to illustrate Luther's understanding of law and gospel and what this means for preaching. With remarkable depth and clarity Paulson explores the question: Where do we find a gracious God? Luther's answer was: not in the law! Where then? Only in the publicly executed and hated God, Jesus Christ, hidden in the cross.

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