By Catherine Petrany
By Tom Hale,Steve Thorson
The knowledge present in God's note is undying, as suitable this present day as whilst it was once first written. And the problem for believers is still unchanged: how can we follow those truths to our daily world?
The utilized remark sequence is a clean method of religious study, connecting nice knowledge along with your lifestyles at the present time. each one Scripture passage is more suitable with insights on key subject matters and ideas. Featured articles supply a deeper examine crucial options, whereas the modern language permits effortless analyzing. and since a few matters are open to interpretation for dialogue, now we have incorporated views from major theologians from all backgrounds and denominations. The result?
An interactive method of Scripture that might problem your rules and construct your faith—which is what examining the Bible is all about.
By David Cohen
By Nathan E. Jones,Steve Howell
Gain a richer, deeper, and lasting religion in God as you shuttle in addition to the Minor Prophets all alone own religion trips. sign up for Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi as they discover the realities of a religion which may stand up to loss, injustice, confusion, guilt, and rather a lot more.
These twelve messengers of God realized belief and obedience in the course of nice demanding situations. consequently, they found self belief, reliance, credibility, trust, and trust—discoveries which are nonetheless fascinating and appropriate to us today!
Their classes and their religion in God should be yours. Are you prepared for a religion trip with the Minor Prophets?
By Robert Cohen
As a non secular chief and pioneering nutritionist of the 19th and 20th centuries, Ellen G. White had a profound impact on hundreds of thousands of individuals around the world. but, few outdoor the Seventh-day Adventist Church have recognized of her work—until now. during this precise publication, Robert Cohen provides Ellen White’s so much insightful quotations on wellbeing and fitness and food, and helps them with present clinical proof that ensure her views.
Here are 500 of White’s “pearls of wisdom”—words which are as functional, insightful, and ethical as they're exact. accrued from her many works, those vintage quotations fantastically current her ideals, from her stand as an ardent vegetarian to her view of dairy items. even if visible as a slice of heritage, a ebook of prophetic knowledge, or a suitable advisor to way of life, God’s Nutritionist offers either a beacon of sunshine and a course of truth.
By Hermann Gunkel
Hermann Gunkel's groundbreaking Schöpfung und Chaos, initially released in German in 1895, is the following translated in its entirety into English for the 1st time. even supposing on hand in basic terms in German, this paintings via Gunkel has had a profound effect on sleek biblical scholarship.
Discovering a host of parallels among the biblical production debts and a Babylonian construction account, the Enuma Elish, Gunkel argues that old Babylonian traditions formed the Hebrew people's perceptions either one of God's inventive job initially of time and of God's re-creative job on the finish of time.
Including illuminating introductory items by way of eminent student Peter Machinist and by way of translator okay. William Whitney, Gunkel's Creation and Chaos will entice critical scholars and students within the region of biblical studies.
By Robert Geis
By Peter J. Leithart
Deftly guiding readers via “the four,” Peter Leithart delves into either the original point of view of every gospel and their unifying witness to Jesus. The gospels are riddled with topics and kinds; Leithart unearths them and explains the previous testomony prophecies that intertwine with those apostolic books, in addition to their underlying literary constructions. He discusses the relationship of the books, displaying how the timeline of the 4 gospels lace jointly, and lays out Israel's historical past best as much as John the Baptist's birth.
For an individual navigating the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, The 4 provides you with your bearings.
By Norman K. Gottwald
PART 1: tools, versions, AND COMPARATIVE STUDIES
What Does Sociology need to Do with The Bible?
The Bible and financial Ethics
Social type as an Analytic and Hermeneutical class in Biblical Studies
Social classification and beliefs in Isaiah 40-55: An Eagletonian Reading
Ideology and Ideologies in Israelite Prophecy
Periodization, Interactive strength Networks, and Teleogical Constraints in Hebrew Bible Studies
Icelandic and Israelite Beginnings: A Comparative Probe
Structure and beginning of the Early Israelite and Iroquois "Confederacies"
PART 2: TRIBUTES TO COLLEAGUES
James Muilenburg: Superlative Teacher
David Jobling: Fearless Frontiersman
Marvin L. Chaney, grasp Social Critic
Jack Elliott: Breacher of Boundaries
"This selection of Norman Gottwald's eloquent and thought-provoking essays, a few of them by no means earlier than released, offers very important insights into the pioneering paintings of the writer, whose predicament for social justice in present day international intersects together with his quest to appreciate the socio-political trajectories and ideological formulations of old Israel. moreover, different essays that pay tributes to different students display his delicate and effective interactions along with his mentors and co-workers in addition to the profundity of his proposal processes."
--Carol Meyers, Duke college; writer of Rediscovering Eve: historic Israelite ladies in Context
"Norman Gottwald has committed a life-time to the intersections among social justice and leading edge, rigorous research of biblical texts. This book--the first of 3 volumes--is a end result and testimony to this paintings via one of many really nice biblical students of the final sixty years."
--Roland Boer, amazing study Professor, Renmin collage of China, Beijing; learn Professor, college of Newcastle, Australia
"Among the infrequent few in biblical scholarship with actually overseas popularity and value, Norman Gottwald holds a contrast that's special. As instructor, author, editor, speaker, and organizer whose management spans greater than six many years, he stands unequalled within the mix of leading edge study, probing inquiry, eloquent readability, well known succeed in, moral engagement, and breadth of world significance marking a life of fulfillment. this is often the excellence embodied during this welcome number of his work."
--Robert B. Coote, previous testomony emeritus, San Francisco Theological Seminary
Norman okay. Gottwald, Professor Emeritus of outdated testomony at ny Theological Seminary, is the writer of various groundbreaking works, together with The Tribes of Yahweh, The Hebrew Bible: A Socio-literary Introduction, and Politics in old Israel.