By Sean McDowell,Jonathan Morrow
By Peter J. Gentry,Stephen J. Wellum
In this abridgement of the groundbreaking book Kingdom via Covenant, a biblical pupil and a theologian provide readers an obtainable review of the overarching constitution of the Bible. Tracing the importance of the concept that of “covenant” via either the previous and New Testaments, this e-book charts a center manner among covenant theology and dispensationalism—exploring the covenantal framework undergirding the historical past of redemption.
By Paula M. Cooey
By Darren J. N. Middleton
Individual essayists rightly come to diversified conclusions approximately Christianity's worldwide personality. a few attach missionary paintings with colonialism in addition to cultural imperialism, for instance, and but others intensify how indigenous cultures amalgamate with Christianity's foreignness to supply enthralling, a number of identities. adjustments though, mom Tongue Theologies delves into the ethical and non secular concerns that come up out of the minimize and thrust of local responses to Western Christian presence and strain. finally, this anthology indicates the gift of listening for and to such responses, really in literary paintings, could be a much broader and deeper discernment of the benefits and demerits of post-Western Christianity, in particular for Christians dwelling within the so-called post-Christian West.
List of Contributors:
Di Gan Blackburn
Evgenia V. Cherkasova
Jack A. Hill
J. A. Jackson
Ellin Sterne Jimmerson
Catherine Winn Merritt
Darren J. N. Middleton
Mozella G. Mitchell
J. Stephen Pearson
Eric J. Sterling
"In an international the place the truth of globalization pervades our each event, it is just correct we should always now have a quantity that explores so ably the globalizing of Western Christianity-and not just its theology, however the technique of expressing that theology. The re-configuration, and on occasion new version, of Christian that means into neighborhood language, as impressively drawn right into a collective the following, invitations us now to imagine by way of a transnational aesthetic, one that incorporates new power for our realizing of 'transcendence'."
--Andrew W. Hass
University of Stirling
"This e-book provides the reader with a notable array of essays on Christianity in global literature outdoor the Western culture, from Christian groups either historical and glossy. It demonstrates the ability of poetry and fiction to light up the riches of a non secular culture that's able to remarkable cultural diversifications in a variety of political and traditionally outlined contexts. it's going to be greatly learn within the West as an excellent representation of resourceful and highbrow potential of the Christian church buildings either new and previous during the world."
University of Glasgow and Renmin collage of China
Darren J. N. Middleton is Professor of faith at Texas Christian collage. He has released six books, together with Theology after examining: Christian mind's eye and the facility of Fiction (2008).
By S. Bergmann,H. Bedford-Strohm,P. M. Scott
By David VanDrunen
Historians and theologians have lengthy famous that on the middle of the sixteenth-century Protestant Reformation have been 5 declarations, also known as the ‘solas’: sola scriptura, solus Christus, sola gratia, sola fide, and soli Deo gloria. those 5 statements summarize a lot of what the Reformation used to be approximately, and so they distinguish Protestantism from different expressions of the Christian religion. Protestants position final and ultimate authority within the Scriptures, recognize the paintings of Christ by myself as adequate for redemption, realize that salvation is by means of grace on my own via religion on my own, and search to do all issues for God’s glory.
In God’s Glory Alone—The Majestic center of Christian religion and Life, well known student David VanDrunen appears on the historic and biblical roots of the concept that all glory belongs to God on my own. He examines the improvement of this subject matter within the Reformation, in next Reformed theology and confessions, and in modern theologians who stay encouraged by means of the conviction that every one glory belongs to God. Then he turns to the biblical tale of God's glory, starting with the pillar of cloud and hearth published to Israel, carrying on with throughout the incarnation, demise, and exaltation of the Lord Jesus Christ, and culminating in Christ's moment Coming and the glorification of his humans. In mild of those fantastic biblical issues he concludes through addressing a number of of latest nice cultural demanding situations and temptations—such as distraction and narcissism—and reflecting on how dedication to God's glory by myself fortifies us to stay godly lives during this current evil age.
By Ronald H. Stone
By John J. Thatamanil
By Scott Testori
By Ashley John Moyse (editor),Ashley John Moyse,Scott A. Kirkland,John C. McDowell