New Testament Commentary
Apocalypticism, Prophecy, and Magic in Early Christianity: Collected Essays
Apocalypticism, Prophecy, and Magic in Early Christianity
Collected Essays
Paperback      ISBN: 0801035945
A collection of significant essays by a senior New Testament scholar treating important aspects of the social, literary, historical, and theological worlds of the book of Revelation and other apocalyptic writings.
The First Coming: How the Kingdom of God Became Christianity
The First Coming
How the Kingdom of God Became Christianity
Hardcover      ISBN: 0394511980
This synthesis of recent research by Protestant and Catholic theologians presents what is known about the actual life of Jesus and the apocalyptic time in which he lived and traces the progress of the Church's interpretation of his life and work
The First Urban Christians: The Social World of the Apostle Paul
The First Urban Christians
The Social World of the Apostle Paul
Paperback      ISBN: 0300032447
Analyzes the letters of the disciple Paul in order to discover what life was like for the early Christians in Antioch, Corinth, Ephesus, and Thessalonica
From Jesus to Christ: The Origins of the New Testament Images of Jesus
From Jesus to Christ
The Origins of the New Testament Images of Jesus
Paperback      ISBN: 0300084579
In this exciting book, Paula Fredriksen explains the variety of New Testament images of Jesus by exploring the ways that the new Christian communities interpreted his mission and message in light of the delay of the Kingdom he had preached. A new introduction reviews the most recent scholarship on Jesus and its implications for both history and theology. "Brilliant and enjoyable. . . . Magisterial."—Géza Vermés, Times Literary Supplement "Brilliant and lucidly written, full of original and fascinating insights."—Reginald H. Fuller, Journal of the American Academy of Religion "This is a first-rate work of a first-rate historian."—James D. Tabor, Journal of Religion "Fredriksen confronts her documents—principally the writings of the New Testament—as an archaeologist would an especially rich complex site. With great care she distinguishes the literary images from historical fact. As she does so, she explains the images of Jesus in terms of the strategies and purposes of the writers Paul, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John."—Thomas D’Evelyn, Christian Science Monitor
The Good Heart: A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus
The Good Heart
A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus
Paperback      ISBN: 0861711386
The Nobel Peace Prize-winner and world-renowned religious leader of the Buddhists of Tibet offers stirring and insightful comments on well-known passages from each of the four Gospels in a model of inter-religious dialogue. Reprint. LJ. PW. IP.
The Good Heart: A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus
The Good Heart
A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus
Paperback      ISBN: 1614293252
One of the world's most loved spiritual teachers comments on popular passages from the four Gospels, providing a unique reading and Buddhist perspective on the Sermon of the Mount, the Resurrection, the Beatitudes, parables, and other selections. IP.
Gospel Deeps: Reveling in the Excellencies of Jesus
Gospel Deeps
Reveling in the Excellencies of Jesus
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1433526409
Award-winning writer and popular pastor Jared Wilson helps readers to see the pertinence and profundity of the gospel as he examines the astonishing things God has done in and through Christ.
The Jefferson Bible: The Life And Morals of Jesus of Nazareth
The Jefferson Bible
The Life And Morals of Jesus of Nazareth
Paperback      ISBN: 0486449211
Thomas Jefferson regarded Jesus as a moral guide rather than a divinity, and in The Jefferson Bible, he highlights Christ's ethical teachings from the Gospels. Discarding the scriptures' supernatural elements and dogma, this volume reflects the deist view of religion, focusing on Jesus' message of absolute love and service.
Matthew 8-15
Matthew 8-15
Hardcover      ISBN: 0802407633
These study guides, part of a set from noted Bible scholar John MacArthur, take readers on a journey through biblical texts to discover what lies beneath the surface, focusing on meaning and context, and then reflecting on the explored passage or concept. With probing questions that guide the reader toward application, as well as ample space for journaling, The MacArthur Bible Studies are invaluable tools for Bible students of all ages. This work on Matthew 8-15 is part of a New Testament commentary series which has as its objective explaining and applying Scripture, focusing on the major doctrines and how they relate to the whole of the Bible.This New Testament commentary series reflects the objective of explaining and applying Scripture, focusing on the major doctrines and how they relate to the whole of Scripture. This volume is a study of chapters 8-15 of the book of Matthew.
Meaning and Truth in 2 Corinthians
Meaning and Truth in 2 Corinthians
Paperback      ISBN: 0802803512