Pocket Dictionary of Theological Terms The IVP Pocket Reference Series #ad - . It's a must-have for every theological student. Beginning to study theology is like stepping into a conversation that has been going on for two thousand years. How do you take part in this conversation―or even make sense of it―if you don't understand the vocabulary or know the contributions made by other participants?The Pocket Dictionary of Theological Terms is the perfect companion to your theological studies.
Created for Community: Connecting Christian Belief with Christian LivingBaker Academic #ad - Stanley grenz, construct a helpful theology that is biblical, one of the leading evangelical scholars of his era, and Jay Smith, historical, an expert on Grenz's theological legacy, and contemporary. The third edition includes a foreword by John Franke, a new preface and afterword, resources for further study, and updated footnotes.
The book's easy-to-use format includes end-of-chapter discussion questions and connects theological concepts with current cultural examples. This revised edition of a classic college-level introduction to theology presents the core doctrines of the Christian faith, encouraging readers to connect belief with everyday life.
Who Needs Theology?: An Invitation to the Study of GodIVP Academic #ad - To many christians theology is something alien, overly intellectual and wholly unappealing. Yet theology--most simply, the knowledge of God--is essential to the life and health of the church. In this short introduction, show what theology is, stanley grenz and Roger Olson, what tools theology uses, two theologians who care deeply about the witness of ordinary Christians and the ministry of the church, why every believer advanced degrees or not is a theologian and how the theological enterprise can be productive and satisfying.
Who Needs Theology?: An Invitation to the Study of God #ad - Their clear, easily understood book is ideal for students, church study groups and individual Christians who want to strengthen understanding, belief and commitment by coming to know God more fully. Even seminary students are known to balk at the prospect of a course on theology.
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Pocket Dictionary of Biblical Studies: Over 300 Terms Clearly & Concisely Defined The IVP Pocket Reference SeriesIVP Academic #ad - Patzia and Anthony J. Whether you are studying old testament or New Testament or both at once, this little book is your private tutor, your ever-ready guide to over three hundred biblical-studies terms. The study of anything seems to generate its own special vocabulary, and biblical studies is no different.
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Pocket Dictionary of Biblical Studies: Over 300 Terms Clearly & Concisely Defined The IVP Pocket Reference Series #ad - So many words about the Word. Here's your glossary for reading course textbooks, your decoder for listening to lectures, your review sheet for cramming for finals and your "help" key for writing research papers. Among the more than 300 terms defined you'll discovertypes of biblical criticism, from aleppo Codex to Zadokite Documentliterary features, from acrostic to woe oracletheories, from Frühkatholizismus to Wissenschaftancient texts, from agrapha to vaticinium ex eventuGerman terms, from the Augustinian hypothesis to the Yahwist sourcetextual criticism terms, from genre criticism to tradition criticismGreek and Latin terms, from codex to Western textWritten by Arthur G.
Theology: The BasicsWiley-Blackwell #ad - Completely updated and expanded, this third edition from one of the world's leading theologians introduces students to key theological issues, contextualizing them within the bible and the works of seminal theologians. Introduces readers to key theological issues such as god, jesus, creation, presents relevant biblical passages, the holy spirit, with the addition of a new chapter on the Holy Spirit Now includes images and more pedagogical features to engage the reader Each chapter offers an overview of an important theme, atonement, religious history, and heaven Thoroughly updated, salvation, and summarizes the contribution of a major theologian Expands the range of theological positions discussed within the book, especially those of contemporary and feminist theologians Maintains the user-friendly structure of the previous edition, faith, with the Apostle's Creed as a framework Concludes with suggestions on how readers can take their study further Can be used alongside the new edition of Theology: The Basic Readings for a complete overview of the field.
Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living TheologicallyBaker Academic #ad - Sidebars made up of illustrative quotations, key Scripture passages, classic hymn texts, and devotional poetry punctuate the chapters. Beth felker jones helps students articulate basic Christian doctrines, think theologically so they can act Christianly in a diverse world, and connect Christian thought to their everyday life of faith.
This book, written from a solidly evangelical yet ecumenically aware perspective, models a way of doing theology that is generous and charitable. In order to grow into more faithful practitioners of Christianity, we need to engage in the practice of learning doctrine and understanding how it shapes faithful lives.
Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically #ad - This introductory theology text explains key concepts in Christian doctrine and shows that doctrine is integrally linked to the practical realities of Christian life. It attends to history and contemporary debates and features voices from the global church.
Theology as DiscipleshipIVP Academic #ad - First things' year in booksfor many people, academic, the word "theology" evokes something dry, irrelevant and disconnected from the everyday concerns of life. Theology not only leads to discipleship, but is itself a way of following after Christ in faith. He presents the discipline of theology as one of the ways we participate in the life of the triune God.
If academic theology is to be genuinely theological, then it has to be carried out in obedience to Jesus Christ and in service to the church. Unlike other introductions, theology as Discipleship avoids the usual overview of doctrines according to the creed, which traditionally move from the Trinity to eschatology.
Theology as Discipleship #ad - We surely would not say that about god, so why is our talk about God any different?In this engaging and accessible introduction, Keith Johnson takes a fresh look at theology. Johnson instead explains the content of theology by describing the Christian life―being in Christ, hearing God's Word, sharing the mind of Christ.
Without suggesting it should be removed from the academy, Johnson argues that theology has to be integrally connected to the traditions and practices of the church.
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Faith Seeking Understanding: An Introduction to Christian Theology, third ed. #ad - All in all, a new generation of students, eager to better understand the rich heritage, and Christian educators, central themes, pastors, and contemporary challenges of Christian theology, will find both guidance and stimulation in Migliore's updated work. A superb, standard christian theology text for nearly a quarter century, Daniel Migliore's Faith Seeking Understanding explores all of the major Christian doctrines in freshly contemporary ways.
God--The World's Future: Systematic Theology for a New EraFortress Press #ad - The third edition is thoroughly revised with updated chapters, updated annotations and bibliographies, additional chapters, and further elaborations in light of recent developments in method and theological reflection. God—the world’s future has been a proven and comprehensive textbook in systematic theology for over twenty years.
This classic text opens up systematic theology in new dimensions, retrieving traditional categories and topics for a new generation of students and learners to give a fresh reading of Christian theology and articulation of the liberating message of the gospel of God’s grace for the future of the world.
God--The World's Future: Systematic Theology for a New Era #ad - . Explicitly crafted to address our postmodern context, peters explains the whole body of Christian historical doctrine from within a “proleptic” framework, “whereby the gospel is understood as announcing the pre-actualization of the future consummation of all things in Jesus Christ. Peters skillfully deploys this concept not only to organize the various theological areas or loci but also to rethink doctrines in light of key postmodern challenges from ecumenism, contemporary science, critical historical thinking, and gender and sexuality issues.
Jesus & Personality Theory: Exploring the Five-Factor ModelIVP Academic #ad - Jesus & Personality Theory: Exploring the Five-Factor Model #ad - In recent years researchers in human personality have come to a rarely achieved near unanimous conclusion: human personality is structured around a very few major traits, probably five in number. These factors, are openness to experienceconscientiousnessextroversionagreeablenessneuroticismHow does this Five-Factor Model fit with a Christian understanding of human nature? How does it compare or contrast with the way Jesus lived, sometimes called the Big Five and represented by the acronym OCEAN, taught and counseled? James Beck looks at prominent themes in the teaching and ministry of Jesus and how they relate to the five personality factors.
Here is a study of the christian implications of the new model--a study that will offer fresh insights for students, pastors and therapists alike.