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The People Are Holy : The History And Theology of Free Church Worship
Product Code: P301
ISBN: 9780865549524
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Using biblical and historical data, this book first describes the biblical and theological basis for worship in the Free Church tradition, then shows how this tradition is expressed in worship at special occasions as well as in traditional services.

Saints and Rebels: Seven Nonconformists in Stuart England
By author: Greaves
Product Code: P315
ISBN: 9780865549791
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Commonly simplified in the study of Stuart England, Nonconformity is, as shown in this book by Professor Greaves, instead a diverse subject. Professor Greaves defends his view in this compilation of portraits of seven distinct individuals who took part in the Nonconformist tradition.

Augustus H. Strong: And the Dilemma of Historical Consciousness
By author: Wacker
Product Code: P316
ISBN: 9780865549807
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In this study, Professor Wacker examines the life of Augustus Strong, one of the most influential church leaders in America, and explores his conviction that faith stands above history even though humans are “fragile creations of time and place.”

Vale of Tears : New Essays on Religion And Reconstruction
Product Code: P322
ISBN: 9780865549876
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Vale of Tears offers new, critical essays by historians, social scientists, and scholars of religious studies on the epoch of Reconstruction. The range of contributors to the project, including Gaines Foster and Paul Harvey, will draw a great deal of attention from Southern historians, literary scholars, and scholars of American religion.

One Untimely Born : The Life And Ministry of the Apostle Paul
By author: Cate
Product Code: P329
ISBN: 9780865549951
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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.

The Spirit Divided : Memoirs of Civil War Chaplains-The Union
Product Code: H715
ISBN: 9780865549968
Product Format: Hardback
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The Spirit Divided is a collection of letters, reports, and recollections in which Union army chaplains describe their motives and methods, their failures and achievements. Some threw away their somber black uniforms and became dashing staff officers. Scorning these “chaplains militant,” others were, in the words of a battlefield journalist, “bearers of the cup of cold water and the word of good cheer.

The Axioms of Religion
By author: C. Douglas Weaver
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P392
ISBN: 9780881461640
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Most observers consider E. Y. Mullins, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary from 1899 to 1928, to be the most influential Southern Baptist theologian and denominational leader of the twentieth century. His book, The Axioms of Religion (1908) is considered his most-creative and most-enduring work. The book was received as virtual orthodoxy by Baptists around the world. Complete with a critical introduction, this volume sets a new standard in Mullins study and in the study of Baptist history by restoring Mullins to his rightful place.

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
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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.

Religious Faith, Torture, and Our National Soul
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P411
ISBN: 9780881462036
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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.

Christianity: A Biblical, Historical, and Theological Guide for Students
Product Code: P412
ISBN: 9780881462043
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Christianity: A Biblical, Historical, and Theological Guide for Students is specifically designed to be used as a textbook for a course called “Introduction to Christianity.” The text is the product of more than a decade of classroom work and will provide students with a general introduction to the Christian religion, giving particular emphasis to the biblical, historical, and theological traditions within Christianity. In addition to its primary purpose as a textbook, this book will prove useful to anyone who may be interested in Christianity, from non-Christian inquirers to lay persons in weekly Sunday-school classes.

The Awakening of the Freewill Baptists: Benjamin Randall and the Founding of an American Religious Tradition
By author: Scott Bryant
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H815
ISBN: 9780881462166
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In the last decades of the eighteenth century, Benjamin Randall (1749–1808) was one of the principle founders of the Freewill Baptist movement in colonial New England. Randall was one of the many eighteenth-century colonists that enjoyed a conversion experience as a result of the revival ministry of George Whitefield. His newfound spiritual zeal prompted him to examine the scriptures on his own, and he began to question the practice of infant baptism. Randall completed his separation from the Congregational church of his youth when he contacted a Baptist congregation and submitted himself for baptism.

Francis Johnson and the English Separatist Influence
By author: K Scott Culpepper
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P426
ISBN: 9780881462388
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Francis Johnson and the English Separatist Influence is the first thorough treatment of Francis Johnson as the central focus of an academic work. Francis Johnson’s quest to create a perfectly ordered, scriptural, Christian congregation led him to fiery debates with the most influential leaders of his day. A curious mix of the noble and ignoble, Francis Johnson was a man of contradictions. Johnson’s own journey from radical Puritan to fervent Separatists, and finally rediscovery of the importance of reconnecting with the larger Christian tradition is one that vitally speaks to our current pluralistic context.

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