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Jesus Christ Today: The Historical Shaping of Jesus for the Twenty-First Century
By author: Edgar V. McKnight
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P395
ISBN: 9780881461671
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $32.00
Jesus’ identity is not simply “out there” to be discovered scientifically. Jesus’ identity is shaped historically in believers’ experience with him. This book addresses twenty-first-century Christians who are challenged intellectually and spiritually to read the Gospels’ story of Jesus in light of what contemporary scholarship offers for understanding the first-century prophet from Nazareth.

John Robinson and the English Separatist Tradition
Edited by: Timothy George
Product Code: P006
ISBN: 9780865540439
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $35.00
This study examines the writings of John Robinson, the pastor of the English Separatists or Plymouth Pilgrims, focusing on the tension between a sectarian ecclesiology and a predestinarian theology to explain the Separatist tradition.

Loving Beyond Your Theology: The Life and Ministry of Jimmy Raymond Allen
By author: Larry L. McSwain
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H805
ISBN: 9780881462050
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
Jimmy Allen served as the last “moderate” president of the Southern Baptist Convention concluding his second term in 1979, the first year of the emergence of a new “fundamentalist” leadership of the convention. His life parallels the movement of Baptists in the South from a folk people rooted in a predominantly rural ethos into an urban, increasingly educated, and diverse people.

MMBB: A Pioneer in Employee Benefits—The First 100 Years
By author: Everett C. Goodwin
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H849
ISBN: 9780881463835
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
The Ministers and Missionaries Benefit Board (MMBB) was authorized in 1911 by the Northern Baptist Convention and chartered in New York State in 1913 “to promote interest in the better maintenance of the ministry.” Its core purpose was the provision of pensions to aged or disabled ministers. At MMBB’s creation, American philanthropy was in transition from patterns of traditional charity to new structures designed to provide fundamental solutions to social and economic problems based on principles of business and science.

More Witnesses to the Baptist Heritage: Twenty-Four More Baptists Every Christian Should Know
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P632
ISBN: 9780881468069
Availability: In stock
Price: $28.00
MORE WITNESSES TO THE BAPTIST HERITAGE continues telling the story of the rich and often overlooked diversity of Baptist life. Highlighted in this volume are Obadiah Holmes, Thomas Grantham, Anne Steele, Ann Hasseltine Judson, William Knibb, John Mason Peck, Emily Chubbuck Judson, William J. Simmons, Fannie Exile Scudder Heck, Henry L. Morehouse, Hannah Marie Norris Armstrong, Augustus H. Strong, John Clifford, Virginia Broughton, Leslie Lee Gwaltney, Clarence Leonard Jordan, Joseph Martin Dawson, Fannie Lou Hamer, Eric Charles Rust, Prathia Hall, Cora Anne Davis, Addie Davis, William J. Reynolds, and Glen Harold Stassen.

Not An Easy Journey: Some Transitions In Baptist Life
Edited by: Walter B Shurden
Product Code: P289
ISBN: 9780865549333
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $35.00
Walter Shurden is a longtime champion of the role of freedom in the Baptist tradition. Recognizing that freedom alone is not the whole story, Shurden also speaks to and from other cardinal Baptist convictions. Some of these materials appear for the first time and consist of speeches and addresses that Shurden has made at crucial points in recent Baptist life in America in the latter twentieth century.

Nurturing the Vision: First Baptist Church, Raleigh, 1812-2012
By author: W. Glenn Jonas Jr.
Product Code: H845
ISBN: 9780881462838
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
The First Baptist Church of Raleigh, North Carolina was established on March 8, 1812. Throughout two centuries of existence it has become one of the most prominent Baptist churches in North Carolina and has been a steady presence for the religious community in the city of Raleigh. This book examines the rich, 200-year history of this historic congregation from its inception in 1812 to the present. More than just a simple history of a congregation, the church’s history is recounted within its context, nationally, regionally, and within the broader context of Baptist history.

One Untimely Born : The Life And Ministry of the Apostle Paul
By author: Cate
Product Code: P329
ISBN: 9780865549951
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $25.00
One Untimely Born traces the life and ministry of Paul. Written by a committed Christian scholar and pastor, the book tells a compelling story about this remarkable man who described himself in his rela-tionship to the Lord Jesus Christ as “one untimely born” (1 Cor 15:8). This book presents the story of Paul's life and work in clear, straightforward prose. It establishes a clear and compelling chronology for the major events of Paul's life and resolves some of the enduring controversies about this remarkable man.

Our Sufficiency Is of God: Essays on Preaching in Honor of Gardner C. Taylor
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P465
ISBN: 9780881464450
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $25.00
Resources for preachers steadily appear, called forth by the perennial need on the part of working pastors for helpful and inspirational materials backed by tested experience, reverent scholarship, and creative insights. The essays in this book are of that cast, and each essay is the work of an experienced practitioner-scholar in the field of preaching. The chapters focus on the preaching ministry of Gardner Calvin Taylor, in whose honor the volume was prepared. They are offered, with affection and esteem, by colleagues, students, and friends, fellow preachers all, whose own attempts to speak the unsearchable riches of Christ owe much to the life and labors of Gardner C. Taylor.

Pilgrim Pathways : Essays in Baptist History in Honour of B.R. White
By author: William H. Brackney
Product Code: H507
ISBN: 9780865546875
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $45.00
The essays in Pilgrim Pathways: Essays in Baptist History in Honour of B.R. White explores the lasting influence of one of the most prominent scholars of the history of Christianity. Topics examined in this book include: Baptist identity in light of historic patterns and transatlantic treatments, the theology of children, the rise of Baptist hymnody as an indicator of Baptist piety, and the application of Baptist principles in context. Readers will find this an indispensible book for understanding both the ideas of White and the early history of Protestantism in Europe.

Portraits of Courage: Stories of Baptist Heroes
By author: Julie Whidden Long
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P343
ISBN: 9780881461091
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $16.00
Portraits of Courage is the story of fourteen Baptist heroes and is written for first-time readers of Baptist History and for Youth. As such, it is the only book of its kind. Long writes with lively prose about a select group of individuals who led outstanding Christian lives while serving as Baptists.

Religious Faith, Torture, and Our National Soul
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P411
ISBN: 9780881462036
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $28.00
This collection of essays suggests that American counterterrorism policies in the Bush years were immoral, unwise, and un-American, and offers considerable detailed analysis to back up such claims. Several dozen specialists in various aspects of law, ethics, politics, and religion analyze both how our nation drifted into such egregious policies and what resources can be drawn upon to pull us out of them, once and for all.

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