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From Biblical Criticism to Biblical Faith : Essays in Honor of Lee Martin McDonald
By author: Craig A. Evans
Product Code: H727
ISBN: 9780881460520
Pages: 450
Product Format: Hardback
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From Biblical Criticism to Biblical Faith offers cutting-edge essays in the three discipline areas of theological education: History and Exegesis, Canon and Theology, and Christian Life and Ministry.
God of Mercy : Aelfric's Sermons And Theology
By author: Carmen Acevedo Butcher
Product Code: P328
ISBN: 9780865549944
Pages: 163
Product Format: Paperback
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God of Mercy introduces and contains seventeen classic Old English sermons by the tenth-century Benedictine monk, Ælfric, translated for the first time into Modern English. God of Mercy presents the theologically and spiritually attractive work of this important early monk. At the heart of this book is The Rule of St. Benedict, around which this tenth-century monk ordered his spiritual and earthly existence.
Good News After Auschwitz? : Christian Faith in a Post-Holocaust World
By author: John K. Roth
Product Code: H520
ISBN: 9780865547018
Pages: 215
Product Format: Hardback
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What can a credibility-challenged Christianity contribute to a post-Holocaust world? Many argue that in a post-Holocaust world, Christians must address their own culpability in the destruction of Europe’s Jewry. If post-Holocaust Christians only lament Christianity’s sin, which has been catastrophically destructive in its anti-Jewish manifestations, the tradition will be ultimately left with little to say and no credibility. Post-Holocaust Christians must emphasize positive differences that Christianity can make, including • Repentant honesty about Christianity’s anti-Jewish history • New appreciation for the Jewish origins of Christianity, the Jewish identity of Jesus, and the continuing vitality of the Jewish people and their traditions • Welcome liberation from liturgies and biblical interpretations that promote harmful Christian exclusivism • Deepened understanding that the core of Christian practice is to love—inclusively and hospitably—one’s neighbors as oneself Informed by the best Holocaust scholarship and written in an accessible style, these essays show that God’s embodied presence in the world provides life and hope that even the Holocaust cannot destroy.
Irigaray and Kierkegaard: On the Construction of the Self
By author: Helene Tallon Russell
Product Code: P394
ISBN: 9780881461664
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Pages: 264
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Irigaray and Kierkegaard: On the Construction of the Self is a creative construction of selfhood that begins by critiquing embedded assumptions that dominate current discourse. This book both evaluates the supreme value ascribed to the quality of oneness in the Western theological tradition and suggests alternative conceptualizations of selfhood.
Is God a Christian? Creating a Community of Conversation
By author: R. Kirby Godsey
Product Code: P532
ISBN: 9780881465761
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Format: Paperback / softback
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In a world composed of almost seven billion people, about 2.2 billion of them claim to be Christian. And while Christianity is continuing to grow at a modest rate, other religions are growing at a faster pace. Some scholars predict that Islam will overtake Christianity as the world’s largest religion by the middle of the twenty-first century. Predictions aside, religions are competing for the world stage, and in the competition, Christians seem certain that God is on their side. Christians often think and behave as though God is a Christian. This book is written to ask if that assumption is true and to foster a more open conversation about other world religions. The world has grown too small and the stakes for mankind have grown too high for any of us to engage our faith as if our understanding of God represents the only way God’s presence may be known in the world.

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