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A Little Guide to Christian Spirituality

Navigating the contemporary spiritual maze is a challenge. This book will help readers: • Think clearly about Christian spirituality • Understand its basic dynamics, and • Utilize classic and contemporary resources with discernment Join Glen on his sabbatical pilgrimages to Iona Abbey in Scotland, spiritually significant sites in Italy and Turkey, and renewal centers in North America. Listen as he provides brief profiles of memorable...

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On the Historicity of Jesus: Why We Might Have Reason for Doubt

The assumption that Jesus existed as a historical person has occasionally been questioned in the course of the last hundred years or so, but any doubts that have been raised have usually been put to rest in favor of imagining a blend of the historical, the mythical and the theological in the surviving records of Jesus. Carrier re-examines the whole question and finds compelling reasons to suspect the more daring assumption is correct...

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Law and Protestantism: The Legal Teachings of the Lutheran Reformation

The Lutheran Reformation of the early sixteenth century brought about immense and far-reaching change in the structures of church and state, and in religious and secular ideas. This book investigates the relationship between the law and religious ideology in Luther's Germany, showing how they developed in response to the momentum of Lutheran teachings and influence. John Witte, Jr. argues that it is not enough to understand the Refor...

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8 Reasons Your Life Matters

"If I were to disappear, would anybody notice?" Each of us has asked that question in dark, honest moments. In his first nonfiction book, 8 Reasons Your Life Matters, bestselling author John Herrick combines personal struggles with biblical insight. Injecting eight chapters with humor, memoir moments, and a postmodern perspective on life, Herrick shares eight reasons your life matters: Your Life is More Permanent than Your Struggles ...

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Alleged Discrepancies of the Bible

In Alleged Discrepancies of the Bible, John Haley directly addresses questions surrounding common misunderstandings of Scripture. This book is essential for your personal library because it explains questionable passages, helps answer skeptics' questions, and contains valuable resource material. Haley lifts the mystery surrounding the supposed contradictions in the Bible and sheds new light on confusing passages. As you study God's W...

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Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors

With breathtaking illustrations and informative text, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns magnificently captures the world of Islam, celebrating its beauty and traditions for even the youngest readers. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, this entrancing volume is equally at home in the classroom as it is being read to a child on a parent's lap.

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Die Vernunft des Glaubens: Eine Einführung in die Fundamentaltheologie

Im Spannungsfeld von Glaube, Vernunft und Wahrheitsfrage bewegen sich die vielfältigen Ansätze der Fundamentaltheologie. Markus Knapp gibt einen kompakten Überblick über die Geschichte dieser Disziplin, von ihrem Entstehen aus der apologetischen Tradition bis hin zu den bedeutendsten Ansätzen in der katholischen und evangelischen Theologie. Er stellt die wichtigsten Themen der Fundamentaltheologie und deren Diskussionsstand kenntnisr...

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4 Maccabees: Introduction And Commentary on the Greek Text in Codex Sinaiticus

This commentary examines 4 Maccabees as a contribution to the ongoing reformulation of Jewish identity and practice in the Greek-speaking Diaspora. It analyzes the Jewish author’s interaction with, and facility in, Greek rhetorical conventions, ethical philosophy, and literary culture, giving attention also to his use and interpretation of texts and traditions from the Jewish Scriptures and other Hellenistic Jewish writings. The comm...

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Covenantal Rights

  Covenantal Rights is a groundbreaking work of political theory: a comprehensive, philosophically sophisticated attempt to bring insights from the Jewish political tradition into current political and legal debates about rights and to bring rights discourse more fully into Jewish thought. David Novak pursues these aims by presenting a theory of rights founded on the covenant between God and the Jewish people as that covenant is...

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Aristaenetus, Erotic Letters

The first complete English translation of Aristaenetus in nearly three centuries Through allusion and adaption of earlier authors, Aristaenetus recounts tales that are the stuff of comedy, erotic poetry, and ancient novel. Here we read of lovers who use every trope of erotic literature to praise their beloveds in over-the-top speeches. Aristaenetus amazes us with tales of paramours hatching complicated schemes to achieve their desire...