Really Bad Girls of the Bible
More Lessons from Less-Than-Perfect Women
Paperback ISBN: 1578561264
Christian readers will delight in this wicked tour of the most controversial ladies of the bible, from the well-known Jezebel to more obscure femmes such as the Adulteress and the Medium of En Dor. Original.
The Dead Sea Scrolls Deception
Paperback ISBN: 0671797972
The authors explore the reasons why much of the content of the Dead Sea scrolls has remained concealed from the general public, arguing that the scrolls offer an alternative version of the origins of Christianity
Word Biblical Commentary
Hardcover ISBN: 0849902479
The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and theological evidence. The result is judicious and balanced insight into the meanings of the text in the framework of biblical theology. These widely acclaimed commentaries serve as exceptional resources for the professional theologian and instructor, the seminary or university student, the working minister, and everyone concerned with building theological understanding from a solid base of biblical scholarship.
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
Complete Book of Bible Trivia
Paperback ISBN: 0842304215
People who love the Bible and trivia will enjoy J. Stephen Lang's The Complete Book of Bible Trivia. With over 4,500 questions divided into 14 topical sections, trivia buffs will be tested on such topics as Crimes and Punishments, Military Matters, Things to Eat and Drink, and Matters of Life and Death. Answers are conveniently placed on the following page.
The Acts of the Apostles
Hardcover ISBN: 0814658075
The Acts of the Apostles is really the second volume in the two-part writing scholars call Luke-Acts. It continues the story begun in the Gospel of Luke, showing how the Good News offered by Jesus to the outcast of the people was eventually extended to the end of the earth," so that Gentiles as well as Jews came to share in the blessings of God. This commentary treats Luke-Acts as an apologetic history. It takes with equal seriousness both Luke's literary artistry and his historical interests, fitting his methods comfortably within the ancient standards of historiography. This perspective illustrates in particular that Luke's historical narrative serves a definite religious intent. Tracing that intent through the specific contours of Luke's story is the special contribution of this commentary. "