We get it—choosing Christmas gifts for everyone on your shopping list can be quite a challenge! Luckily, IVP has something to offer every reader in your life, from kids to theology fans to Bible study buffs and beyond. This week, you’ll find giftable books for the whole family on sale for up to 50% off (including free US shipping). Simply use promo code XMAS21 to save on select sale books.
(Offer valid on select titles November 23 - 29, 2021)
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In this boxed four-volume set that began with the bestselling Sensible Shoes, author Sharon Garlough Brown invites you to join in the journeys of Hannah, Meg, Mara and Charissa as they—and you—gain a new understanding of friendship, spiritual truths and a deeper life with God.
This three-volume encyclopedia offers unparalleled, comprehensive coverage of the people, places and ideas of ancient Christianity, with 3,220 articles by an international team of 266 scholars, covering eight centuries and drawing upon fields from archaeology, architecture, and biography to ecclesiology, geography, and theology.
This unique thirty-volume series from general editor Thomas C. Oden—now in paperback for the first time—offers you the opportunity to study for yourself key writings of the early church fathers. Arranged canonically and employing the RSV, each volume allows the living voices of the church in its formative centuries to speak as they engage the sacred page of Scripture.
Combining three volumes into one, Knowing God Through the Old Testament brings together three of Christopher J. H. Wright's best loved books: Knowing God the Father Through the Old Testament, Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament, and Knowing the Holy Spirit Through the Old Testament.
These three guides to prayer and reflection combine excerpts from the writings of the church fathers as found in the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture with a simple structure for daily or weekly reading and prayer. There are 52 weeks of readings in each volume, following the weekly lectionary cycles A, B or C.
Isaiah's got too many things on his mind, so Mom helps him imagine each of his worries as a block stashed in his backpack. As Isaiah imagines hiking through the woods carrying his worry pack, he discovers the joy and relief of trusting Jesus with his worries. This beautifully illustrated children's book also includes tools to help parents engage in conversation about the content.
Church is more than just a building—it's a gathering of God's people to celebrate who he is and all that he has done. It's also where we learn about God's vision for justice and unity! Told in a delightful rhyme, this colorfully illustrated children's book also includes tools to help parents engage in conversation about the content.
Around Christmas we think a lot about presents, but have you ever wondered why we give gifts? Learn about the life of Saint Nicholas and discover why he became known as one of the greatest giftgivers of all time. Told as a delightful poem, this colorfully illustrated children's book also includes tools to help parents engage in conversation about the content.
Combining a joyful poem from the much-celebrated poet Luci Shaw with playful cut-paper art, this delightful book helps us experience the goodness of God's gifts of hope and love. Meant for children and the adults who read with them, this colorfully illustrated children's book also includes tools to help parents engage in conversation about the content.
Celebrate IVP's seventy-fifth anniversary with this limited-edition desk calendar! Each day features an insightful quote or classic image from an IVP book, showcasing the diversity of authors, topics, and genres we've published over the decades. The IVP 2022 Day-to-Day Calendar is a perfect gift for book lovers, IVP fans, and anyone wondering what to read next.
Reading Scripture from the perspective of Black church tradition can help us connect with a rich faith history and address the urgent issues of our times. Demonstrating an ongoing conversation between the collective Black experience and the Bible, New Testament scholar Esau McCaulley shares a personal and scholarly testament to the power and hope of Black biblical interpretation.
Wine is a wonderful, lavish, and mysterious gift from God. Gisela Kreglinger, the daughter of a vintner and trained as a theologian, invites us to discover wine as part of a more full-bodied Christian spirituality. Along with bread, wine is the gift we receive at the table of communion. Through these gifts we experience God's glorious and loving presence among us, feeding and nurturing us in body, soul, and spirit.
How diverse are your friendships? In a time when cultural divides are expanding, we can learn to see every human from God's perspective instead of through the lenses of prejudice and bias. Through vivid stories from several countries, MelindaJoy Mingo models reaching across cultures, showing the beauty of diverse friendships.
What's the Bible really all about? How do all the different pieces fit together? The 30-Minute Bible helps you discover the big picture of the Bible—in thirty minutes a day for thirty days. Including lovely illustrations, each of these thirty short readings contains a Bible passage and a short explanation of how the passage fits into the Bible's wider narrative.
Number of Studies: 30
The First Nations Version (FNV) recounts the Creator's Story—the Christian Scriptures—following the tradition of Native storytellers' oral cultures. While remaining faithful to the original language of the New Testament, the FNV is a dynamic equivalence translation that captures the simplicity, clarity, and beauty of Native storytellers in English.
While many saw a confident, six-foot-five Black man, A. D. "Lumkile" Thomason lived most of his life deeply wounded by encounters with violence, abandonment, and family tragedy. Tracing how the art of Jay-Z gave voice to his own longings and how the gospel of Jesus brought him healing, A. D.'s powerful story gives you permission to be Black, to be Christian, and to be the person God has made you to be.
Framed around one ordinary day, this book explores daily life through the lens of liturgy, small practices, and habits that form us. Each chapter looks at something author Tish Harrison Warren does in a day—making the bed, brushing her teeth, losing her keys—and relates it to spiritual practice as well as to our Sunday worship.
Biblical Christianity is not just for white Westerners—it's good news for all of us. Theologian and community activist Antipas L. Harris responds to young Americans who struggle with the perception that Christianity is detached from matters of justice, identity, and culture, affirming that the Bible promotes equality for all people.
Most Bible translations bend the text toward us, making the rough bits more palatable to our modern sensibilities. In this Old Testament translation, John Goldingay sets our expectations off balance by inviting us to hear the strange accent of the Hebrew text unbaptized in pious religiosity. Translating consistently, word by word, this unique interpretation allows us to read the sacred text through fresh eyes.
Is it really possible to enjoy the Old Testament? Eric Seibert understands why many Christians find this part of the Bible confusing, theologically troubling, or just uninteresting. Offering dozens of practical exercises for hands-on interaction with the text, this unique resource equips readers with a variety of creative approaches to bring even the seemingly dry passages to life.
Have you ever felt too progressive for conservatives, but too conservative for progressives? It's easy for faithful Christians to grow disillusioned with civic engagement or fall into tribal extremes. Representing the AND Campaign, the authors of this book lay out the biblical case for political engagement and help Christians navigate the complex world of politics with integrity.
Taylor Schumann survived a school shooting, yet she was left with permanent wounds, both visible and invisible. Weaving her own incredible story into a larger conversation about gun violence in America, Taylor shares another painful truth: Christians have largely been silent on this issue. With compassion and honesty, she encourages readers to join her in taking action for a safer future.
In life we get opportunities to make decisions that will either change our lives for the better or pose problems for years to come. Exploring these "hinge moments," Gordon College president Michael Lindsay shares faith-based stories of success and failure from his ten-year study of other leaders, providing both practical and spiritual insights for making the most of each stage of life.
We can see the injustice and inequality in our lives and in the world. But how, exactly, does one reconcile? Based on her extensive work with churches and organizations, Rev. Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil has created a roadmap to show us the way. This revised and expanded edition shows us how to take the next step into unity, wholeness, and justice.
What do you do when it seems like everybody else is getting their dreams and you're not? Heather Thompson Day shows us what we can do to shape ourselves while waiting, so we are ready when it's our turn. Unpacking comparison and instant gratification, she teaches how we can cultivate perspectives and practices that help us trust God while we're waiting for our turn to come.