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AIMS OF JESUS

AIMS OF JESUS
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"Previously published by SCM Press Ltd., 2002."
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Ain't Too Proud to Beg: Living through the Lord's Prayer

Ain't Too Proud to Beg: Living through the Lord's Prayer
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Karl Barth's legendary image of preaching with the Bible in one hand and the newspaper in the other now has a matching image for praying. In Ain't Too Proud to Beg Telford Work encourages praying with a social documentary in one hand and the Lord's Prayer in the other. The result is neither a commentary on the Lord's Prayer nor a theology of prayer. Instead it is an exercise book that uses prayer to strengthen our theological muscles.
Work proposes that we take whatever is happening in our world -- a political election or the latest war will do -- and set the Lord's Prayer in the middle of it. Let that prayer shed light on the scene and expose what matters. Then pray it. Then look again and see how the prayer is a response to what matters. These three movements give structure to the book as a whole and to each chapter within it. Prayed this way, the Lord's Prayer is always new and never quite the same.
Ecumenical, evangelical, postmodern, and irenic in tone, Ain't Too Proud to Beg ends not with a neat scholarly wrap-up but with an open-ended -Amen- -- three sparkling, joyful sermons -- a fitting ending to Work's provocative exploration of prayer as a theological process.

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All Around Ministry

All Around Ministry
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One of Charles Haddon Spurgeon's most significant ministries was to the hundreds of preachers who were trained in the Pastors' College which he founded. In 1865 he began an Annual Conference for these men at which he customarily delivered a presidential address. The most outstanding of these were reprinted after his death in the form of this book. While Spurgeon is always both stimulating and challenging, the context in which these addresses were given brought the best out of him and gave them a unique quality. Full of biblical exposition, they also sparkle with a delightful wit. Here is Spurgeon at his finest as a man with a pastoral heart par excellence. An All-Round Ministry is a work to which Christian ministers and leaders will return again and again for direction, wisdom, and encouragement.
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All But Invisible Exploring Identity Questions at the Intersection of Faith Gender & Sexuality

All But Invisible Exploring Identity Questions at the Intersection of Faith Gender & Sexuality
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Author Nate Collins provides a theological framework for conceptualizing gender identity. He writes for believers who have a traditional sexual ethic and provides a compelling vision of gospel flourishing for gay and non-straight individuals.
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ALL THAT REALLY MATTERS OSI!

ALL THAT REALLY MATTERS OSI!
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Counsels readers on how to live according to Jesus's edict to love God completely and to love others as oneself, inviting readers to live more simply while explaining the reasons why people unnecessarily cling to self-improvement and perfection standards.
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AMERICAN EVANGELICALISM

AMERICAN EVANGELICALISM
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Evangelicalism is one of the strongest religious traditions in America today; 20 million Americans identify themselves with the evangelical movement. Given the modern pluralistic world we live in, why is evangelicalism so popular?

Based on a national telephone survey and more than three hundred personal interviews with evangelicals and other churchgoing Protestants, this study provides a detailed analysis of the commitments, beliefs, concerns, and practices of this thriving group. Examining how evangelicals interact with and attempt to influence secular society, this book argues that traditional, orthodox evangelicalism endures not despite, but precisely because of, the challenges and structures of our modern pluralistic environment. This work also looks beyond evangelicalism to explore more broadly the problems of traditional religious belief and practice in the modern world.

With its impressive empirical evidence, innovative theory, and substantive conclusions, "American Evangelicalism" will provoke lively debate over the state of religious practice in contemporary America.

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American Tradition in Literature 12th Edition

American Tradition in Literature 12th Edition
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Widely known as the anthology that best unites tradition with innovation, The American Tradition in Literature is proud to enter its fifth decade of leadership among textbook anthologies of American literature.

Each volume continues to offer a flexible organization, with literary merit as the guiding principle of selection. The new photos and illustrations illuminate the texts and literary/historical timelines help students put works in context.

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Americas Religious History Faith Politics & the Shaping of a Nation

Americas Religious History Faith Politics & the Shaping of a Nation
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Religion, race, and American history.

America's Religious History is an up-to-date, narrative-based introduction to the unique role of faith in American history. Moving beyond present-day polemics to understand the challenges and nuances of our religious past, leading historian Thomas S. Kidd interweaves religious history and key events from the larger story of American history, including:

  • The Great Awakening
  • The American Revolution
  • Slavery and the Civil War
  • Civil rights and church-state controversy
  • Immigration, religious diversity, and the culture wars
  • Useful for both classroom and personal study, America's Religious History provides a balanced, authoritative assessment of how faith has shaped American life and politics.

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    November 12, 2019

    AMOS HOSEA MICAH AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL

    AMOS HOSEA MICAH AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL
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    Eminently qualified to write this groundbreaking book, Philip King is known as both an archaeological and biblical authority. Defining biblical archaeology as the process of correlating archaeological evidence with the biblical record, he sees the function of this discipline as the illumination of the events recorded in the Bible in order to clarify the text. In Amos, Hosea, and Micah, King offers an enlightening and elegant commentary on the eight-century prophets from an archaeological perspective.

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    AMOS OTL

    AMOS OTL
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    The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys. The contributors are scholars of international standing.

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    June 1, 1969