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Becoming John

The Making of a Passion Gospel

by Kari Syreeni

<p>In this new analysis of the Gospel of John, Kari Syreeni argues that the gospel is a heavily reworked edition of an earlier Johannine work, and that the original did not include Jesus' passion. Syreeni theorizes that the original gospel ended

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Becoming Like Jesus

Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit

by Christopher J. H. Wright

<p>In the last sermon he ever preached, John Stott echoed the Apostle Paul when he said that God’s greatest desire and plan for us is to become like his Son, Jesus Christ. BUT HOW? Stott prayed daily that God would bear the fruit of the Holy ...

ISBN: 9781783681235

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Before the Bible

The Liturgical Body and the Formation of Scriptures in early Judaism

by Judith H. Newman

<p><em>Before the Bible</em> reveals the landscape of scripture in an era prior to the crystallization of the rabbinic Bible and the canonization of the Christian Bible. Most accounts of the formation of the Hebrew Bible trace the origins of ...

ISBN: 9780190873509

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Benefaction and Patronage in Leadership

A Socio-Historical Exegesis of the Pastoral Epistles

by Nathan Nzyoka Joshua

<p>Since antiquity, many have come to view benefaction and patronage in a negative light, largely due to the increasingly immoral motives of those involved in systems that can be exploitative or corrupt. Dr Nathan Joshua provides a counter to ...

ISBN: 9781783685028

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Beyond Justice

Death and the Retribution Principle in the Book of Job

by Varunaj Churnai

<p>In recent decades, scholars have tended to interpret what Job says about death in one of two ways. They interpret it either as part of the broader reading of death in the Old Testament, or by imposing Ancient Near Eastern mythological ...

ISBN: 9781783684564

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Bible and Bedlam

Madness, Sanism, and New Testament Interpretation

by Dr. Louise J. Lawrence

<p><em>Bible and Bedlam</em> first critically questions the exclusion and stereotyping of certain biblical characters and scholars perceived as 'mad', as such judgements illustrate the 'sanism' (prejudice against individuals who are diagnosed or

ISBN: 9780567684332

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Bible Characters Visual Encyclopedia

by DK

A unique visual guide to more than 90 bible characters from the Old and New Testaments, from Adam and Eve to Jesus and the Apostles. <BR><BR>Packed with profiles of leaders, prophets, and apostles, Bible Characters Visual Encyclopedia tells ...

ISBN: 9780241309612

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Biblical Blaspheming

Trials of the Sacred for a Secular Age

by Yvonne Sherwood

<p>This book explores the strange persistence of 'blasphemy' in modern secular democracies by examining how accepted and prohibited ways of talking and thinking about the Bible and religion have changed over time. In a series of wide-ranging ...

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Biblical Criticism in Early Modern Europe

Erasmus, the Johannine Comma and Trinitarian Debate

by Grantley McDonald

<p>Medieval western theologians considered the Johannine comma (1 John 5:7-8) the clearest biblical evidence for the Trinity. When Erasmus failed to find the comma in the Greek manuscripts he used for his New Testament edition, he omitted it. ...

ISBN: 9781316789346

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Biblical Ethics and Social Change

by Stephen Mott

<p>This scholarly synthesis of biblical studies and Christian social ethics is designed to provide a biblical argument for intentional institutional change on behalf of social justice. Stephen Charles Mott provides a biblical and ethical guide ...

ISBN: 9780190207878

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Biblical Natural Law

A Theocentric and Teleological Approach

by Matthew Levering

<p>Natural law theory is controversial today because it presumes that there is a stable 'human nature' that is subject to a 'law.' How do we know that 'human nature' is stable and not ever-evolving? How can we expect 'law' not to constrict human

ISBN: 9780191609008

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Biblical Reception, 5

Biblical Women and the Arts

by David J. A. Clines, Diane Apostolos-Cappadona & Professor J. Cheryl Exum

<p>In this guest-edited issue of <em>Biblical Reception</em>, edited by Diane Apostolos-Cappadona, contributors examine the reception of the bible in art. Most of the contributions focus on biblical women, or on encounters with women in the ...

ISBN: 9780567685162

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Biblical Resistance Hermeneutics within a Caribbean Context

by Oral A. W. Thomas

<p>The Bible is of central importance within Caribbean life but is rarely used as an agent for social change. Caribbean biblical hermeneutics focus more on the meaning of biblical texts for today and less on the context in which the texts ...

ISBN: 9781134939848

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Biblical Terror

Why Law and Restoration in the Bible Depend Upon Fear

by Visiting Assistant Professor Jeremiah W. Cataldo

<p>For biblical authors and readers, law and restoration are central concepts in the Bible, but they were not always so. To trace out the formation of those biblical concepts as elements in defensive strategies, Cataldo uses as conversational ...

ISBN: 9780567670830

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Blessed Among Women?

Mothers and Motherhood in the New Testament

by Alicia D. Myers

<p>Mothers appear throughout the New Testament. Called &quot;blessed among women&quot; by Elizabeth in the Gospel of Luke, Mary, the mother of Jesus, is the most obvious example. But she is far from the only mother in this canon. She is joined ...

ISBN: 9780190677107

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Bloodline

Tracing God's Rescue Plan from Eden to Eternity

by Skip Heitzig

<p><strong>Discover the Savior on Every Page of Scripture</strong><br />  <br /> Did you know there is a scarlet thread woven all through the pages of God’s Word from Genesis to Revelation—telling the incredible story of all that Jesus would ...

ISBN: 9780736971966

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Bonhoeffer's Reception of Luther

by Michael P. DeJonge

<p>In Dietrich Bonhoefferâs writings, Martin Luther is ubiquitous. Too often, however, Bonhoefferâs Lutheranism has been set aside with much less argumentative work than is appropriate in light of his sustained engagement with Luther. As a ...

ISBN: 9780192518811

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Busyness

Finding God in the Whirlwind

by Juanita Ryan

<p>The purpose of this study guide is to seek answers to questions such as how can we learn to live centred in God's loving presence, in a way that allows all our activity to flow from that centre? How can we experience this change of heart that

ISBN: 9781785064203

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Characters and Characterization in Luke-Acts

by Dr Frank Dicken & Dr Julia Snyder

<p>Like all skilful authors, the composer of the biblical books of Luke and Acts understood that a good story requires more than a gripping plot - a persuasive narrative also needs well-portrayed, plot-enhancing characters. This book brings ...

ISBN: 9780567675651

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Children in Ancient Israel

The Hebrew Bible and Mesopotamia in Comparative Perspective

by Shawn W. Flynn

<p>Flynn contributes to the emerging field of childhood studies in the Hebrew Bible by isolating stages of a child's life, and through a comparative perspective, studies the place of children in the domestic cult and their relationship to the ...

ISBN: 9780191087028

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