Ever wanted a first-century view of the world of the Gospels? In entertaining historical fiction, splashed with informative sidebars and images, this series gives us a new view of Jesus' world and Bible-era culture. Allowing what we do know to conjure possible events, these biblical fiction books from New Testament scholars are a fun and informative journey into the lost stories of the ancient near east.
BioLogos Books on Science and Christianity aims to advance the mission of BioLogos by inviting the church and the world to see the harmony between science and biblical faith as they present an evolutionary understanding of God's creation. This series includse a range of titles from faithful Christian scholars.
Based on annual CPT conferences, the volumes in the Center for Pastor Theologians Series bring together the reflections of church leaders and academic theologians to consider how pastoral ministry and theological scholarship might be reconnected once again for the theological renewal of the church and the ecclesial renewal of theology.
This joint publishing venture between IVP Academic and CAPS aims to promote the understanding of the relationship between Christianity and the behavioral sciences at both the clinical/counseling and theoretical/research levels. These books will be of particular value for students and practitioners, teachers and researchers.
A comprehensive, systematic theology for the twenty-first century, Donald Bloesch's seven-volume series will be of great help to all who want to hold to orthodoxy and honestly engage contemporary thought.
The Christian Worldview Integration Series, edited by J. P. Moreland and Francis J. Beckwith, seeks to promote a robust personal and conceptual integration of Christian faith and learning. The series includes junior and senior level textbooks focused on individual academic disciplines such as education, psychology, literature, politics, science, communications, biology, philosophy and history.
Three volumes survey the dynamic interplay of Christianity and Western thought from the earliest centuries through the twentieth century. This series traces the turbulent, often tension-filled, always fascinating story of the thinkers, ideas and movements that have shaped our intellectual landscape. As a result, the study of history, science, psychology, philosophy, sociology and religion have never been the same.
This series of introductory textbooks lays a solid foundation for philosophical probing while considering the implications of Christianity. The series currently features 5 volumes, including Science and Its Limits (which replaced an earlier volume, The Philosophy of Science).
This series of concise introductory-level textbooks focuses on the main themes of Christian theology--exploring perennial questions and their time-tested solutions while moving forward to consider contemporary issues and rework evangelical formulations of the faith.
The Dynamics of Christian Worship series seeks to enable Christians to grow in their understanding of the many aspects of Christian worship. By harvesting the fruits of biblical, theological, historical, practical, and liturgical scholarship and by drawing from a wide range of worshiping contexts and denominational backgrounds, this series seeks to deepen both the theology and practice of Christian worship for the life of the church.
Africa has played a decisive role in the formation of Christian culture from its infancy. Some of the most decisive intellectual achievements of Christianity were explored and understood in Africa before they were in Europe. In these three volumes theologian Thomas C. Oden offers a portrait that challenges prevailing notions of the intellectual development of Christianity from its early roots to its modern expressions.
How is it that a first-generation Jewish messianic movement undertook a mission to the pagan world and rapidly achieved a momentum that would have a lasting impact on world history? In this monumental two-volume study, Eckhard Schnabel provides a unified and detailed picture of the rise and growth of early Christian mission.
Essential Studies in Biblical Theology explores the central or "essential” themes of the Bible's grand storyline. Taking cues from Genesis 1-3, each author teases out a unique theme throughout the entire sweep of the history of redemption. Written for students, church leaders and laypeople, the ESBT is intended to be an introduction to core biblical-theological themes of the Bible—accessible, yet rich in content.
The Explorer's Guide Series acts as a guide for those who are exploring some of the great Christian texts and theologians from the church's history. Written by scholars with years of expertise, these volumes will acquaint readers with the sometimes unfamiliar context in which these classic texts were written and help readers navigate the rich yet often complex terrain of Christian theology.
Up-to-date, reliable, balanced and clearly organized, these paperback volumes of the Exploring the Bible Series make scholarship on the Old and New Testaments accessible to contemporary students and readers. Each volume brims with helpful features to facilitate learning, including maps, charts, graphs, timelines and glossaries.
Based on the annual lecture series hosted at Wheaton College's Marion E. Wade Center, volumes in the Hansen Lectureship Series reflect on the imaginative work and lasting influence of seven British authors: Owen Barfield, G. K. Chesterton, C. S. Lewis, George MacDonald, Dorothy L. Sayers, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Charles Williams.
The five volumes in the History of Evangelicalism series tell an international story that reaches back three hundred years and encompasses the people, movements, and ideas rising out of the revivals of the eighteenth century.
We should read a poem very differently than we read a history book, and we read both of them differently than we'd read a novel. The same is true when it comes to our approach to Scripture. That's why this series from Tremper Longman does just what its name describes: helps you understand the proper way to read various books of the Bible.
What if large topics such as philosophy, theology, and biblical studies could be boiled down to seven key sentences each? The accessible primers in this collection act as brief introductions to an academic field, with simple organization: seven key sentences that give readers a birds-eye view of the most pivotal truths on that subject.
In verse-by-verse format, the IVP Bible Background Commentaries provide the crucial historical, social and cultural background you need for responsible—and rich—Bible study. They each include a glossary of cultural terms and important historical figures, maps and charts, up-to-date bibliographies, and introductory essays about cultural background information for each book of the Old and New Testaments.
In this one-of-a-kind three-volume set, Christopher J. H. Wright invites readers to look again at the narratives of the Old Testament to see the life of the Triune God as it unfolds for the first time in the covenant history of the people of Israel.
These brief books offer students an opportunity to sit down with accomplished scholars and learn of the challenges and thrills, the promise and dreams of pursuing an academic calling. Career scholars sum up their time-tested wisdom and pass it on to a new generation, empowering their imaginations and kindling the virtues they will need to prosper in the field.
Missiological Engagements charts interdisciplinary and innovative trajectories in the history, theology and practice of Christian mission at the beginning of the third millennium. Books in the series, both monographs and edited collections, will feature contributions by leading thinkers who work within or across the range of biblical, historical, theological and social scientific disciplines.
Theology is flourishing in dynamic and unexpected ways in the twenty-first century. Featuring new monographs with cutting-edge research, New Explorations in Theology provides a platform for constructive, creative work in the areas of systematic, historical, philosophical, biblical, and practical theology.
Addressing key issues in biblical theology, the works comprised by New Studies in Biblical Theology are creative attempts to help Christians better understand their Bibles. Edited by D. A. Carson, they aim to simultaneously instruct and to edify, to interact with current scholarship and to point the way ahead.