For the Glory of God: Recovering a Biblical Theology of WorshipBaker Academic #ad - True worship, however, is our response to God's gracious revelation; in order to be acceptable to God, worship must be experienced on God's terms. Respected old testament scholar Daniel Block examines worship in the Bible, offering a comprehensive biblical foundation and illuminating Old Testament worship practices and principles.
The book, pastors, and pictures, illustrated with diagrams, will benefit professors and students in worship and Bible courses, charts, and church leaders. He develops a theology of worship that is consistent with the teachings of Scripture and is applicable for the church today. He also introduces readers to a wide range of issues related to worship.
For the Glory of God: Recovering a Biblical Theology of Worship #ad - Current discussions about worship are often driven by pragmatics and personal preferences rather than by the teaching of Scripture.
Christ-Centered Worship: Letting the Gospel Shape Our PracticeBaker Academic #ad - Here the bestselling author of christ-Centered Preaching brings biblical and historical perspective to discussions about worship, demonstrating that the gospel has shaped key worship traditions and should shape today's worship as well. This accessible and engaging book provides the church with a Christ-centered understanding of worship to help it transcend the traditional/contemporary worship debate and unite in ministry and mission priorities.
. The church's worship has always been shaped by its understanding of the gospel. Contemporary believers will learn how to shape their worship based on Christ's ministry to and through them. The book's insights and practical resources for worship planning will be useful to pastors, worship planning committees, worship leaders, missionaries, and worship and ministry students.
The Torah Story: An Apprenticeship on the PentateuchZondervan Academic #ad - Written in an engaging and accessible voice, the torah story emphasizes the content of the text itself, even while digging into difficult and complicated matters at a sophisticated level, moving beyond debating dates and theories of authorship into understanding how these five key books of the Bible help us understand the story of salvation.
Providing flexible options for further study, or study groups• challenge questions drawn from the chapter and biblical text • advanced questions for those who want deeper exploration of biblical contexts, language, individuals, each chapter includes the following:• Tips and tools for getting started • Questions that focus on key issues Key terms to look for • Outlines and summaries of the material • An interactive workshop designed for students, and exegetical or theological issues • Research project suggestions • Discussion activities using films to engage the biblical narrative selected chaptersA refreshingly new approach to the Torah―neither an introduction nor a commentary―The Torah Story provides a model of how to read Scripture intertextually.
The Torah Story: An Apprenticeship on the Pentateuch #ad - It leaves no doubt as to the overarching unity of the message and composition of the Pentateuch. Working knowledge of the Torah is essential for every serious student of the Scriptures.
Arminian Theology: Myths and RealitiesIVP Academic #ad - Myths addressed include: myth 1: arminian theology is the opposite of calvinist/reformed theology myth 2: a hybrid of calvinism and arminianism is possible myth 3: arminianism is not an orthodox evangelical Option Myth 4: The Heart of Arminianism Is Belief in Free Will Myth 5: Arminian Theology Denies the Sovereignty of God Myth 6: Arminianism Is a Human-Centered Theology Myth 7: Arminianism Is Not a Theology of Grace Myth 8: Arminians Do Not Believe in Predestination Myth 9: Arminian Theology Denies Justification by Grace Alone Through Faith Alone Myth 10: All Arminians Believe in the Governmental Theory of the Atonement.
In this book, roger olson sets forth classical Arminian theology and addresses the myriad misunderstandings and misrepresentations of it through the ages. Irenic yet incisive, olson argues that classical Arminian theology has a rightful place in the evangelical church because it maintains deep roots within Reformational theology, even though it maintains important differences from Calvinism.
The Trinity, Practically SpeakingIVP Books #ad - The father, the son, and the holy Spirit in the Bible and in Christian experience are all vital to the reality of salvation. It also involves a life-transforming communion of divine love. All three save. God is no longer viewed as a distant judge removed from the sorrows of earthly existence. Salvation can be seen as more than mere forgiveness of sins.
. There are benefits involved in understanding God as a communion of persons, a circle of love. A robust understanding of the Trinity fosters a more full and transformed Christian life. This book takes readers on a guided tour of the logic leading to understanding God as a Trinity. Three gods, or one, or three-in-one? since the word Trinity does not appear in the Bible, many people wonder whether the doctrine is anything more than an intellectual puzzle created by theologians.
The Trinity, Practically Speaking #ad - This point may not seem to be very significant until seen in the light of the basic premise of the entire Bible, namely, that only God can save Hosea 13:4.
The Complete Fairy Tales Penguin ClassicsPenguin Classics #ad - Within this familiar imaginative landscape, questioning the association of childhood with purity and innocence, his children's stories were profoundly experimental, and the need to separate fairy tale wonder from adult scepticism and disbelief. George macdonald occupied a major position in the intellectual life of his Victorian contemporaries.
Penguin Books. The subjects are those of traditional fantasy: good and wicked fairies, children embarking on elaborate quests, and journeys into unsettling dreamworlds. This volume brings together all eleven of his shorter fairy stories as well as his essay "The Fantastic Imagination".
The Holiness-Pentecostal Tradition: Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth CenturyEerdmans #ad - And can now be seen as a major Christian 'tradition' alongside the Roman Catholic, Orthodox, and Reformation Protestant traditions. The holiness-pentecostal Tradition will continue to be an important handbook for shaping our understanding of this phenomenon. Penguin Books. He also examines the rise of various mainline-church charismatic movements that have their roots in Pentecostalism.
Synan then chronicles the story of the spread of Pentecostalism around the world after the heady days of the Azusa Street awakening, with special attention given to the beginnings of the movement in those nations where Pentecostalism has become a major religious force. This could well be the major story of Christianity in the twentieth century, " writes Synan.
Pentecostalism has grown beyond a mere passing 'movement'. Called "a pioneer contribution" by church history when it was first published in 1971 as The Holiness-Pentecostal Movement in the United States, this volume has now been revised and enlarged by Vinson Synan to account for the incredible changes that have occurred in the church world during the last quarter of the twentieth century.
The Holiness-Pentecostal Tradition: Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century #ad - Synan brings together the stories of the many movements usually listed as "holiness, that was crystallized in the teaching of John Wesley, " and shows that there is an identifiable "second blessing" tradition in Christianity that began with the Catholic and Anglican mystics, " or "charismatic, " "pentecostal, and that was further perpetuated through the holiness and Keswick movements of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to the appearance of modern Pentecostalism.
The holiness pentecostal Tradition Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century.
Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey Encountering Biblical StudiesBaker Academic #ad - The holiness pentecostal Tradition Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century. Penguin Books. An accompanying website through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources offers a wide array of resources for students and professors. Resources for students include flash cards, self quizzes, and introductory videos.
Studying the new Testament can be an exciting--and intimidating--experience. Baker Academic. This readable survey is designed to make the adventure less daunting and more rewarding. Two experienced classroom teachers offer a new edition of their bestselling and award-winning textbook, now with updated content and a new interior design.
Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey Encountering Biblical Studies #ad - Other distinguishing features include:• abundant images, and charts--all in full color• sidebars that address ethical and theological concerns and provide primary source material• focus boxes isolating key issues• chapter outlines, maps, learning objectives, and summaries• study questionsStudents of the New Testament will find this introductory text both informative and engaging.
Resources for professors include discussion questions, suggestions for class activities, an instructor's manual, PowerPoint slides, and a test bank.
Renewal Theology: Systematic Theology from a Charismatic Perspective Three Volumes in OneZondervan Academic #ad - Previously published as three separate volumes, Renewal Theology represents the first exhaustive, balanced articulation of charismatic theology. Baker Academic. As theology, this work is an intellectual achievement. But it is much more than that. The holiness pentecostal Tradition Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century.
Renewal theology discusses: book one--god, and redemption - book Two--Salvation, the World, the Holy Spirit, and Christian Living - Book Three--The Church, the Kingdom, and Last Things. The author urges the church to undertake its task of theology in the proper spirit: - an attitude of prayer - a deepening sense of reverence - an ever-increasing purity of heart - a spirit of growing love - a theological approach rooted in the glory of God.
Renewal Theology: Systematic Theology from a Charismatic Perspective Three Volumes in One #ad - Penguin Books. Renewal theology deals with the full range of Christian truth from within the charismatic tradition. Done in such a spirit, theology becomes a faithful and powerful witness to the living God.
Global Pentecostalism: The New Face of Christian Social EngagementUniversity of California Press #ad - Baker Academic. The holiness pentecostal Tradition Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century. How and why is christianity's center of gravity shifting to the developing world? To understand this rapidly growing phenomenon, Donald E. The result is this vividly detailed book which provides the most comprehensive information available on Pentecostalism, the fastest-growing religion in the world.
. Rich with scenes from everyday life, the book dispel many stereotypes about this religion as they build a wide-ranging, nuanced portrait of a major new social movement. Penguin Books. Miller and tetsunao yamamori spent four years traveling the globe conducting extensive on-the-ground research in twenty different countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and Europe.