The interaction with contemporary scholarship coupled with fresh interpretations and applications make this course immeasurably valuable. It presents a mature reflection on Paul's theological masterwork in Romans. It will both teach and edify even when, here or there, the student may opt for a different interpretation.
Pastors, teachers, and students will appreciate the verse-by-verse interpretation of the NIV text, masterful research, and practical applications.
The intent is to impress upon the reader the importance of understanding Mark on its own terms as a narrative. You will discover the purpose of Scripture, rules and tools of interpretation, and how it will benefit you personally.
In additional to the traditional topics, the additional topics of creationism, the devil, miracles, the virgin birth and more are explored. It weaves together personalistic and sacramentalistic understandings of Jesus, the church, and its mission in order to elaborate the meaning of the Christian belief in God.
It deals with a wide range of issues within Christian theology with attention to psychological significance and meaning. Rather, the growth of Christianity in Latin America, Africa and parts of Asia is eclipsing that of the Western church. In the third millennium of the Christian era, Christian mission is truly global, with missionaries from all places going to all peoples. Veteran missiologist Samuel Escobar presents this introduction to Christian mission today.
He explores the new realities of our globalized world and assesses the context of a changing mission field that is simultaneously secular and syncretistic. He also sets forth a thoroughly biblical theology of missions, considering how God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit are at work around the world, with implications for how Christians are to go about the task of global mission. Gain insight into a variety of topics including redemption, salvation, the church, and the kingdom, and better understand how God works in your own life.
Philosophical theology draws in the connections between secular thought and theological reasoning.
Among the many topics discussed are baptism, the nature of the self, the foreknowledge and providence of God, the interpretation of Genesis , the destiny of the unevangelized, and the nature of hell. Presented in layman's terms which allows the reader to actually digest the material rather than chew on it for days in an attempt to acquire the flavor of it. Required Text s : "We Believe Relating the gospel events to the world we live in today, "The Jesus I Never Knew" gives a moving and refreshing portrait of the central figure of history.
Lewis sought to explain and defend the beliefs that nearly all Christians at all times hold in common. His simple yet deeply profound classic, originally delivered as a series of radio broadcasts, is a book to be thoroughly digested by believers and generously shared with skeptics. Required Text s : Mere Christianity by C. Its object, source, and norm is the God of the gospel. It is a theology which, says Barth, "nourished by the hidden sources of the documents of Israel's history, first achieved unambiguous expression in the writings of the New Testament evangelists, apostles, and prophets; it is also, moreover, the theology newly discovered and accepted by the Reformation of the sixteenth the century.
This course encapsulates a number of his key ideas, and has been used as a succinct, accessible introduction to his thought for nearly half a century. Why All the Controversy? Is He Relevant? Does It Matter to Me? But that project reached its limitations as well. This research has been renewed in what has been called the "Third Quest.
New American Commentary Studies in Bible and Theology. 1–10 of 10 Titles. Sort: Newest First That You May Know. by Christopher D. Bass. December Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Christopher David Bass received his Ph.D. in New The fifth book of the New American Commentary Studies in Bible & Theology series, That You May Know closely examines the theme of eternal salvation.
Wright, one of the most prominent voices in New Testament research today, concisely explores what he sees as the six major questions historical Jesus research must always address. It is one of the main ethical theories studied in all introductory courses on Christian ethics. This dynamic, dialogical basis for ethics is an open framework.
This is applied it to a host of tough, real-life dilemmas such as affirmative action, end-of-life decisions, medical ethics, truth telling, environmental justice, and war-making.
Childs, Jr.. Rooted in the Catholic tradition, this overview will also appeal to non-Catholics interested in virtue ethics. Mattison III. Presents Christian ideas towards a resolution, while leaving the reader with several possibilities, none of which are ideal, but all of which could be real. Stivers, Christine E. What separates this book from others is its clarity, both of language and organization. This book treats history as the story of people-their motivations, the issues they grapple with, the decisions they made--and the result that is history reads like a story almost as dramatic and moving as a novel.
As we consider their lives, we behold the glory and majesty of God and find power to overcome our weaknesses. By focusing on the social, political, economic, and religious contexts of the Reformation, this course weaves together a remarkable overview of the complex, often obscure, history of Europe in this formative period. Work, Family and Religion in Contemporary Society discusses how churches and synagogues today are beginning to adapt to the reality of the American family: dual-career marriages, high levels of divorce, interfaith marriages, partnerships that may not be marriages.
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Annual conference, resources to purchase, links. National Association of Catholic Chaplains A professional association for certified chaplains and CPE supervisors who participate in the healing mission of Jesus Christ, providing standards, certification, education, advocacy and professional development for members. National Association of Church Personnel Administrators A membership organization dedicated to the development and promotion of just personnel practices rooted in gospel values. National Association of Lay Ministry Professional organization that supports, educates and advocates for lay ministers and promotes the development of lay ministry in the Catholic Church.
Membership is open to any self-defined lay minister. Annual conference, biannual newsletter, other resources. National Association of Pastoral Musicians Resources and membership for musicians and clergy. National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry Organization which serves adult diocesan leaders who foster ministry to, with, by and for youth within their dioceses. North American Association of Christians in Social Work A national organization supporting the integration of Christian faith and professional social work practice.
Society of Biblical Literature Publishers of the Journal of Biblical Literature and the largest biblical scholarship society in the world. Spiritual Directors International Throughout human history, individuals have been called to accompany others seeking the Mystery we name God. In this time, Spiritual Directors International responds to this call by tending the holy around the world and across traditions. Journal, newsletter, events and resources. Publications America Jesuit weekly with news, opinion, book reviews and articles.
First Things Monthly journal advocating a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society. Homiletic and Pastoral Review This online version of the Jesuit periodical offers many online articles going back to and is a resource for liberation, feminist, narrative, or social scientific hermeneutics.
The Living Pulpit This online quarterly journal focuses thematically on issues in preaching. National Catholic Reporter Independent newsweekly reporting on the Church and society. Anthony Messenger Franciscan magazine offering inspirational and educational Roman Catholic spirituality resources. Louis Review Weekly newspaper of the Archdiocese of St. Spirituality Today Archive of this quarterly journal, published from — by the Dominican province of St.
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The Tablet British newspaper covering the international Church. Bible Gateway You can cross-reference multiple Bible translations at one time. This site offers several different languages, and passage and word search engines. Bible Study Tools Crosswalk. Quick Links.
Cain is a farmer, and he brings some of the fruit of the ground, with no indication in the biblical text that this is the first or the best of his produce Gen. Scofield intended to provide a concise yet complete tool to help the new reader of the Bible. At sixteen he became a Methodist and was converted. Adam Clarke Commentary Adam Clarke Author of one of the most respected interdenominational commentaries ever written, Adam Clarke shows his Godly respect for the Bible as well as his courage to give his opinion on many difficult and controversial questions other commentaries often avoid. Cornelius a Lapide, S. Drawing from the scholarship of twenty contributors under the editorship of William Robertson Nicoll, this massive reference work contains textual, literary, and grammatical commentary on nearly every Greek word in the entire New Testament Justin Edwards' Family Bible New Testament Justin Edwards The Family Bible "with brief notes and instruction [com-and cross references], designed to give the results of critical investigation, and to assist the Reader to understand the meaning of the Holy Spirit in the inspired word" was first published in 3 volumes in by the American Tract Society. This is an outline of commentaries and commentators.
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