Josephus, the Essential Works
A Condensation of Jewish Antiquities and the Jewish War
Hardcover ISBN: 082543260x
(Updated, full-color edition) Jewish Antiquities and The Jewish War take on a brilliant new dimension in this revised edition of the award-winning translation and condensation. Now with color photographs, charts, and maps.
Biblical Perspectives on Evangelism
Living in a Three-Storied Universe
Paperback ISBN: 0687412331
In this timely and provocative work, Walter Brueggemann applies his experience and skills in the area of biblical interpretation to the theme of evangelism. He argues for the importance of considering afresh how the Bible itself thinks and speaks about evangelism, how it enacts the dramatic claims of the "good news." Brueggemann here describes evangelism as a drama in three scenes, concerning (1) God's victory over the forces of chaos and death, (2) the announcement of that victory, and (3) its appropriation by those who hear the announcement. This same dramatic sequence, as he shows, is many time re-enacted in the Bible; the times and circumstances of the re-enactment may differ, but the essential message, as well as the structure of its presentation, remains the same.
Why Christianity Must Change or Die
A Bishop Speaks to Believers in Exile
Paperback ISBN: 0060675365
A spokesman for liberal Christianity argues that the Christian religion must move to a spirituality based on thought and love, and away from blind faith and damnation, discussing the dangers of fundamentalism, the role of women, and more. Reprint. Tour.
Friends of God and Prophets
A Feminist Theological Reading of the Communion of Saints
Paperback ISBN: 0826411983
"[Johnson's] book should be read slowly, thoughtfully and prayerfully by Christians of all denominations, for it has much to say about belonging to the communion of all the saints." -Christian Century
Jesus in Contemporary Scholarship
Paperback ISBN: 1563380943
An accessible guide through the growing maze of literature and research on Jesus. Examines issues in contemporary Jesus research and looks at the potential of current research for helping rethink Jesus' identity and the implications for the reader and the church.