By Richard D. Nelson
By Richard D. Nelson
By Charles J. Brannan
By Thomas C. Alexander
By Gary Edward Schnittjer
Working wisdom of the Torah is vital for each severe scholar of the Scriptures. Written in a fascinating and available voice, even whereas digging into tough and complex issues at a worldly point, The Torah tale emphasizes the content material of the textual content itself, relocating past debating dates and theories of authorship into realizing how those 5 key books of the Bible support us comprehend the tale of salvation. offering versatile strategies for extra learn, each one bankruptcy contains the subsequent: • tips and instruments for purchasing begun • Questions that target key concerns key phrases to seem for • Outlines and summaries of the cloth • An interactive workshop designed for college kids, contributors, or learn teams • problem questions drawn from the bankruptcy and biblical textual content • complicated questions when you wish deeper exploration of biblical contexts, language, and exegetical or theological matters • examine venture feedback • dialogue actions utilizing motion pictures to interact the biblical narrative (selected chapters) A refreshingly new method of the Torah—neither an creation nor a commentary—The Torah tale presents a version of the way to learn Scripture intertextually. It leaves doubtless as to the overarching cohesion of the message and composition of the Pentateuch.
By Peter Oakes
By Kyle Holt
From a personal day-by-day devotional, to the general public sharing of Bible-inspired textual content in a church surroundings, this ebook could be a instrument to assist deliver the scriptures alive for kids and adults alike. it may be used as a source for religious study and as a resource of inspiration.
By David W. Chapman,Eckhard J. Schnabel
By Stanley E. Porter,Cynthia Long Westfall
"Empire within the New testomony is a thought-provoking exploration into the present nation of analysis for this crucial subject. Porter and Westfall assemble jointly a various illustration of equipment and positions with reference to knowing the connection of empire to the recent testomony. this can be an indispensible quantity for these learning the content material and context of the recent testomony. It presents new interpretive insights that may enlighten either the overall reader and the college student."
--J. Brian Tucker
Moody Theological Seminary
"Not merely has the query of empire earned expanding cognizance in religious study, it poses a hard problem for Christians in North the United States and Europe. every one of those essays provides an important contribution to the bible study dialog in addition to nutrition for suggestion for modern believers. This e-book is appropriate for introductory and non-obligatory Bible classes, for pastors and curiosity laypersons, and for a number of church settings.
Lancaster Theological Seminary
"These essays additional identify the relevance of 'empire-critical' interpretations of the recent testomony, delivering new insights and pointing towards the potential of a coherent New testomony biblical theology explicitly engaged with empire."
United Theological Seminary
Stanley E. Porter is President and Dean, and Professor of latest testomony, at McMaster Divinity university in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He has released widely within the sector of recent testomony and Greek language and linguistics, together with New testomony Greek Papyri and Parchments (with Wendy Porter; 2008).
Cynthia lengthy Westfall is Assistant Professor of recent testomony at McMaster Divinity university in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She is the writer of A Discourse research of Hebrews (2006).
By Daniel G.K. Knezacek
By Robert S. Snow
"Building on Hooker's research of the Son of guy sayings in Mark, Snow argues that the time period as utilized by Mark redefines the which means of temple and shapes the recent covenant group round the agony and vindicated Son of guy. these weary of the outdated arguments will locate this thorough, intertextual, and narrative examine provides to their figuring out of Mark. an important addition."
--Kent Brower, Vice critical, Senior learn Fellow, and Senior Lecturer in bible study, Nazarene Theological collage, Manchester
"In this precise examine, Robert Snow takes on a tricky and nonetheless contested subject. He interacts thoughtfully with pertinent basic resources and scholarly discussions; and he bargains a cumulative and tough argument. The ensuing paintings calls for cautious attention in ongoing efforts to correlate constructively the real components and complex matters involved."
--Tony Cummins, Professor of non secular reviews, Trinity Western University
"Unlike so much reviews, Robert Snow's not just privileges OT texts (especially Daniel 7) over extracanonical assets (which are used basically to set up ancient chance of his conclusions) however it additionally and particularly takes heavily Mark's narrative portrayal of the Son of guy. The latter attribute permits him to contemplate intimately the total variety of Son of guy sayings within the Gospel, from these evincing Yahweh's authority on the earth (chapters 1, 2), to these facing pain (8, nine, 10), to these facing destiny judgment (8, thirteen, 14). Especially exciting is Snow's examining of Mark thirteen and 14, with the judicial coming of the exalted Son of guy and the developing of a brand new temple no longer made with fingers comprising Jesus' trustworthy followers. Kudos!"
--James W. Voelz, Dr. Jack Dean Kingsbury Professor of recent testomony Theology, Concordia Seminary
Robert S. Snow, PhD, is affiliate Professor of recent testomony reviews and Christian stories software Chair at Ambrose collage in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.