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Christology

High King of Heaven Theological & Pastoral Perspectives on the Person & Work of Jesus

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Featuring contributions from Al Mohler, John MacArthur, Mark Dever, and more

Curating insights from some of America's greatest Christian minds, High King of Heaven is a series of reflections on Christology, one of the church's central doctrines. It contains essays from over twenty well-known pastors and theologians, including John MacArthur, Mark Dever, Albert Mohler, Miguel Nuñez, and Ligon Duncan.

Each essay not only elucidates an aspect of Christ's person and work, but also demonstrates how it applies to the life of the church. After reading High King of Heaven, readers will:

  • Have a deeper understanding of Jesus' nature and redemptive work
  • Be inspired to worship Christ with greater passion and reverence
  • Come away motivated and equipped to defend the orthodox view of Christ
  • Be equipped to better teach and preach about Jesus' divinity and humanity
  • Be conversant with current challenges and debates in the area of Christology
  • There are some subjects you can never out-study, and Christology is one of them. Any Christian who wants a greater appreciation for the work of our Lord and Savior, who wants to worship Him in spirit and truth, and who wants increased confidence in the church's historic confessions concerning Him will delight in High King of Heaven.

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    HISTORICAL JESUS

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    Recent years have seen an explosion of talk about the historical Jesus from scholarly settings as well as media outlets (including sensational TV documentaries and national magazines). How is the student of the Bible to assess these various claims about Jesus? And what difference does knowledge of his time and place make for Christian faith, theological thinking, and historical research? James Charlesworth presents the solid results of modern study into the life and times of Jesus, especially regarding the role of the Essenes, the significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the nature of messianic expectation, and much more. No one today is better equipped than James Charlesworth to lead students through the thickets of controversy that surround much of contemporary historical Jesus research.

    This Abingdon Essential Guide will fulfill the need for a brief, substantive, yet highly accessible introduction to this core area of New Testament studies. Drawing on the best in current scholarship, written with the need of students foremost in mind, addressed to learners in a number of contexts, this Essential Guide will be the first choice of those who wish to acquaint themselves or their students with the broad scope of issues, perspectives, and subject matters relating to modern quests for the historical Jesus. It will also be a preferred text for those who need or want to refresh their knowledge regarding the context within which Jesus lived in preparation for leading church discussion groups in studies of the Gospels.
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    January 1, 2008

    HISTORICAL JESUS WHAT CAN WE KNOW & HOW

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    Historical Jesus asks two primary questions: What does -historical- mean? and How should we apply this to Jesus?
    Anthony Le Donne begins with the unusual step of considering human perception -- how sensory data from sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell are interpreted from the very beginning by what we expect, what we've learned, and how we categorize the world. In this way Le Donne shows how historical memories are initially formed. He continues with the nature of human memory and how it interacts with group memories. Finally, he offers a philosophy of history and uses it to outline three dimensions from the life of Jesus: his dysfunctional family, his politics, and his final confrontation in Jerusalem.
    This little book is ideal for those with no background in religious studies -- even those with no faith -- who wish to better understand who Jesus was and how we can know what we do know about him.
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    February 1, 2011

    HOW GOD BECAME JESUS THE REAL ORIGINS OF

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    In his recent book How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher From Galilee historian Bart Ehrman explores a claim that resides at the heart of the Christian faith-- that Jesus of Nazareth was, and is, God. According to Ehrman, though, this is not what the earliest disciples believed, nor what Jesus claimed about himself.

    The first response book to this latest challenge to Christianity from Ehrman, How God Became Jesus features the work of five internationally recognized biblical scholars. While subjecting his claims to critical scrutiny, they offer a better, historically informed account of why the Galilean preacher from Nazareth came to be hailed as "the Lord Jesus Christ." Namely, they contend, the exalted place of Jesus in belief and worship is clearly evident in the earliest Christian sources, shortly following his death, and was not simply the invention of the church centuries later.

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    March 25, 2014

    ILLUSTRATED LIFE OF JESUS POCKET REFEREN

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    The tranquil Sea of Galilee at sunrise, the snow-capped peaks of Mount Hermon, and the majestic temple in Jerusalem: see where Christ walked, preached, and ministered in this pocket-size edition of Illustrated Life of Jesus. More than 250 full-color photos and graphics add clarity to significant artifacts and locations related to his teaching and time on earth. They are paired with an illuminating narrative by noted theologian Herschel H. Hobbs who retraces Christ's life from the announcement of his birth to his glorious ascension.
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    April 1, 2011

    In Search of Christ in Latin America From Colonial Image to Liberating Savior

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    IVP Academic is pleased to release this important work, originally published in Spanish as En busca de Cristo en América Latina, for the first time in English.
  • Offers theological, historical, and cultural analysis of Latin American understandings of Christ
  • Discusses the sixteenth-century Spanish Christ, popular religiosity, and developed theological reflection
  • Covers the full spectrum of theological traditions in Latin America
  • Examines the figure of Jesus Christ in the context of Latin American culture of the twentieth century
  • Places liberation theology within its social and revolutionary context
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    INCARNATION OP!!

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    Illuminated by a series of fine art paintings, Alister McGrath's new volume seeks to engage both the mind and the imagination as he explores why the Church set its faith and hope on the extraordinary, brilliant and bold idea that Jesus Christ is God incarnate. Poetry, prayer and theological reflection are interwoven with commentary on the ideas conveyed through works such as Dante Gabriel Rossetti's Ecce Ancilla Domini, Jacopo Bassano's Miraculous Draught of Fishes and Vincent Van Gogh's Good Samaritan.
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    August 1, 2005

    INTRODUCING FEMINIST CHRISTOLOGIES

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    Introductions in Feminist Theology (IFT) explores various theological topics that challenge patriarchal theology and suggest liberating alternatives. The authors and editors seek to expand theological discourse by providing reliable guides to the history of thinking, current issues and debates, and possible future developments in feminist theology.This imaginative book challenges the oppressive model of an all-powerful God and highlights feminist interpretations of Christ across the globe.The book attempts to chart a course from questioning the relevance of a male savior to women -- to the many faces of Christ that have emerged from the lives of women (Jesus as lover, friend, or shaman, amongst other things) -- to a place of reflection about the nature of Christological thinking in the twenty-first century.Introducing Feminist Christologies probes the following: -- Does Christianity have anything to offer women and can women find Jesus?-- What kind of God are we proclaiming in a world of oppression?-- Is Christianity too patriarchal and outmoded to make a difference in the world or to act as a positive environment for women?-- Can women continue to interact with a figure that has historically been used against them?Theology lived by women is not about systems of dogma, doctrines, and categories... Once women start theological reflection from their own embodied experience and from the earth, the face of theology changes, writes Lisa Isherwood.
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    Jesus & the Victory of God

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    A major scholarly contribution to the current quest for the historical Jesus.
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    September 1, 1994

    Jesus According to Scripture OP!!

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    In recent years, historians and biblical scholars have been in active pursuit of the Jesus of history. These efforts have relied heavily on extrabiblical documents, since many historians consider the Bible to be propagandistic and biased. Darrell Bock, however, argues that when read together, the Gospels provide a clear picture of Jesus and his unique claims to authority. Jesus according to Scripture seeks to show the coherent portrait of Jesus that emerges from the Gospels, a portrait that is rooted in history and yet has produced its own historical and cultural impact. Now available in paper, Jesus according to Scripture is an excellent textbook for courses on the life of Jesus at both the advanced college and seminary levels. Pastors, teachers, and all those interested in Jesus and the Gospels will also enjoy this scholarly yet accessible book.
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    Jesus According to the New Testament

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    New Testament scholar James D. G. Dunn has published his research on Christian origins in numerous commentaries, books, and essays. In this small, straightforward book designed especially for a lay audience, Dunn focuses his fifty-plus years of scholarship on elucidating the New Testament witness to Jesus, from Matthew to Revelation. Dunn's Jesus according to the New Testament constantly points back to the wonder of those first witnesses and greatly enriches our understanding of Jesus.

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    JESUS CHRIST & THE LIFE OF THE MIND

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    New paperback edition of an acclaimed Christocentric theology for evangelical intellectual life
    Already an acclaimed Christocentric theology for contemporary evangelical intellectual life, Mark Noll's Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind (2011) significantly updates Noll's critical assessment of evangelical Christian scholarship in his landmark Scandal of the Evangelical Mind (1994). In this newer book -- now in paperback -- Noll charts a positive way forward for evangelical thinking and learning.
    Noll's Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind shows how the orthodox Christology confessed in the ancient Christian creeds, far from hindering or discouraging serious scholarship, can supply the motives, guidance, and framework for learning. Christian faith, Noll argues, can richly enhance intellectual engagement in the various academic disciplines -- and he demonstrates how by applying his insights to the fields of history (his own area of expertise), science, and biblical studies in particular.
    In a substantial postscript Noll candidly addresses the question How fares the -evangelical mind- today? as he highlights -hopeful signs- of intellectual life in a host of evangelical institutions, individuals, and movements.
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