Download Jesus Our Redeemer: A Christian Approach to Salvation by Gerald O'Collins SJ PDF

By Gerald O'Collins SJ

Jesus Our Redeemer examines what it potential while Christians name Jesus their 'Redeemer' or 'Saviour'. It tackles such questions as: How can redemptive occasions long ago (Christ's existence, loss of life, and resurrection) lead to saving results within the current? Why do people desire redemption, either separately and jointly? What photos of God are implied via the saving motion of God and through human wishes? Gerald O'Collins SJ attracts at the scriptures, Christian
hymns and texts for worship, literature, the visible arts, and different resources. He examines 4 significant types of the way redemption via Christ has been notion to paintings: theories of deliverance, penal substitution, sacrifice, and remodeling love. He concludes by way of contemplating the outworking of salvation in the
life of the Church, the location of non-Christians, and the ultimate consummation of human existence and the created international on the finish of time.

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Download The Grand Humiliation : A Theology of Meaning and Purpose by Larry Vern Newman PDF

By Larry Vern Newman

"There was once a struggle fought within the heavens among the author God and Lucifer. That conflict—the insurrection of Lucifer and one 3rd of the angels—was settled aeons in the past and led to the defeat and expulsion of the angelic rebels from the heavenly realm and their confinement to the earth. The earth has been their criminal ever seeing that.
Satan was once unfastened to head anyplace he happy, yet now he's banished to this planet until eventually his folly is performed out within the grand humiliation thereby revealing the lie that he has promulgated, that the battle has no longer been gained, that he's nonetheless warring with God and therefore might win.
Mankind performs a primary function during this grand humiliation and whilst it really is complete there'll be doubtless through the Cosmos that God reigns supreme."

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Download The Renewal of All Things: An Alternative Missiology by Waldron Byron Scott PDF

By Waldron Byron Scott

common Salvation is a hotly debated doctrine this present day between Christians. within the Renewal of All issues Waldron Scott argues that it presents a extra appropriate and more suitable foundation for Christian undertaking in a globalized, pluralistic, and postmodern global than does the modern model.

"Scott rightly perceives that Christian theology must combine the truths of the biblical metanarrative with the insights of either classical theology and modern technology in trying to handle the missional matters dealing with the church this day. during this readable ebook he bargains a theologically adventurous and impressive try and do exactly that. no matter if readers disagree with a few of his conclusions, as i personally do, all will locate Scott's imaginative and prescient to be either beneficiant and thought-provoking."
--Gregory MacDonald
author of The Evangelical Universalist

"Provoctive and insightful . . . The Renewal of All issues will problem what you think that you recognize approximately God's plan for salvation . . . and divulge His love for us all in photograph element. even if you're a biblical student or a layperson, even if you think in Scott's conclusions or no longer, this booklet may have you delving deeper into God's note to discover its truths . . . a desirable read."
--Colin P. Watson, Sr.
Executive Minister, Madison street Christian Reformed Church
President, Christian Reformed international Missions

Waldron Scott, now retired, has served as normal Secretary of the area Evangelical Alliance; overseas box Director of The Navigators, President of yank Leprosy Missions, and President of Holistic Ministries foreign. he's the writer of Karl Barth's Theology of undertaking (1978); bring on Justice (1980); and What concerning the move? (2007).

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Download Christ's Basic Bodies: Embracing God's Presence, Power, and by Ralph. W. Neighbour Jr.,Mark Neubauer,Michael Mack,Randall PDF

By Ralph. W. Neighbour Jr.,Mark Neubauer,Michael Mack,Randall Neighbour

This publication finds the resource of stagnant small groups... concentrating on every thing other than the presence of Christ! Ralph Neighbour does a very good activity explaining the frame of mind of the present small workforce member, who worships a old Jesus, now not an enduring, indwelling Christ. Pastors comprehend this contrast, yet small teams usually are not choked with seminary graduates, are they? You and your small staff ministry can be powerfully impacted through what Neighbour has to provide during this e-book! For a pattern bankruptcy of this booklet, stopover at the publisher's website at touchusa.org.

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Download The Glory of Kings: A Festschrift in Honor of James B. by Peter J. Leithart,John Barach PDF

By Peter J. Leithart,John Barach

over the last numerous a long time, Reformed theologian and biblical pupil James B. Jordan has produced a distinct physique of labor. His electrifying commentaries and essays on Scripture, together with his penetrating writings on Trinitarian theology, liturgics, tune, and tradition have encouraged an increasing number of pastors and theologians. during this Festschrift, Jordan's neighbors and colleagues have a good time his contributions by means of utilizing his tools and insights to a number of biblical, theological, liturgical, and cultural questions. the distinction of Kings goals to convey Jordan's paintings to the eye of a much wider viewers and to introduce the paintings of a student that R. R. Reno has known as "one of crucial Christian intellectuals of our day."

"This Festschriftably honors Jim Jordan and his impressive physique of labor, which has illumined the glories of biblical constitution, symbolism, and typology like few others in our day. maybe his maximum legacy, even though, may be how he encouraged a brand new iteration to determine the Scriptures and God's international via new, extra perceptive eyes. a few of present day such a lot insightful Reformed pastors and academics stimulated through Jim have penned this wonderful selection of essays in his honor--a masterful tribute befitting a grasp scholar-teacher."
-Roy Atwood
President, New Saint Andrews College

"James B. Jordan is awesome. there are many Bible preachers in the United States who be aware of the Scriptures good. plenty of professors learn books in philosophy, heritage, and literature and feature all types of attention-grabbing issues to claim approximately tradition. Pundits domesticate a pointy, smelly, and readable type. yet Jim may be certain. Who else writes certain interpretations of the ebook of Daniel and costs Allen Tate's poetry? Who else can provide a lecture on echoes of Leviticus within the apocalyptic imaginative and prescient of Zechariah after which chat over cigars approximately Friedrich von Hayek and Richard Weaver? furthermore, who can hide this sort of variety with shiny photos, punchy taglines, and remarkable turns of word? now not many, that's why i have come to consider Jim Jordan as the most vital Christian intellectuals of our day."
-From the Foreword by means of R. R. Reno, Editor of First Things

Peter Leithart is Senior Fellow of Theology and Literature at New Saint Andrews university in Moscow, Idaho, and a pastor at Trinity Reformed Church. he's the writer of Deep Exegesis (2009) and protecting Constantine (2010).

John Barach is the pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Sulphur, Louisiana.

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Download Apologetics: A Justification of Christian Belief by John M. Frame PDF

By John M. Frame

during this broadly redeveloped and multiplied model of Apologetics to the respect of God (1994), popular theologian John body sheds mild at the message and approach to certainly Christian apologetics when it comes to facts, protection, and offense.

“John Frame’s Apologetics to the consideration of God caused a paradigm shift . . . in my knowing not just of apologetics yet of all different highbrow endeavors as a Christian. Ever given that then, it's been the 1st ebook i like to recommend to these searching for an creation to Christian apologetics.”
—James N. Anderson, Reformed Theological Seminary

“John body winsomely, patiently, and persuasively contends for the gospel and brings jointly an extraordinary mixture of big-picture considering, levelheaded mirrored image, biblical constancy, love for the gospel and the church, and skill to put in writing with care and clarity.”
—John Piper, Bethlehem collage and Seminary

“John body manages to take on the main tough difficulties dealing with a Christian who endeavors to shield the religion: the character of evil, international religions, using evidences, and lots more and plenty extra. And he does so with grace, theological acumen, and an enviable straightforwardness. . . . [An] terribly ecocnomic volume.”
—William Edgar, Westminster Theological Seminary

John M. body (A.B., Princeton college; B.D., Westminster Theological Seminary; M.A. and M.Phil., Yale collage; D.D., Belhaven university) is the J. D. Trimble Professor of Systematic Theology and Philosophy at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando and the writer of many books, together with the four-volume Theology of Lordship series.

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Download Theology and Literature after Postmodernity (Religion and by Zoë Lehmann Imfeld,Peter Hampson,Alison Milbank PDF

By Zoë Lehmann Imfeld,Peter Hampson,Alison Milbank

This quantity deploys theology in a reconstructive method of modern literary feedback, to validate and exemplify theological readings of literary texts as an artistic workout. It engages in a discussion with interdisciplinary methods to literature during which theology is alert and aware of the demanding situations following postmodernism and postmodern literary feedback. It demonstrates the scope and explanatory strength of theological readings throughout numerous texts and literary genres. Theology and Literature after Postmodernity explores a reconstructive method of analyzing and literary research within the college environment, with contributions from interdisciplinary students worldwide.

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Download Did Jesus Exist?: Are the Records about Him Reliable? (The by Don Stewart PDF

By Don Stewart

There are a few easy questions about Jesus that want answering ahead of we will be able to research something approximately Him. They contain the following:

1. Is it vital to ascertain the lifetime of Jesus Christ?
What makes Him so special?

2. Did Jesus relatively exist?
What is the evidence?

3. If He did exist, is the recent testomony account accurate?

4. Are there different debts of the lifetime of Jesus except the hot testomony that upload to our wisdom of Him?

5. What historic proof can we understand for convinced in regards to the lifetime of Jesus?

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Download African Voices: Towards African British Theologies (Global by Israel Oluwole Olofinjana PDF

By Israel Oluwole Olofinjana

Introducing an rising educational box referred to as African British Theologies, this e-book explores the numerous presence of African Christianity in Britain. that includes contributions from twelve scholarly African pastors engaged in ministry and theology in Britain, this booklet is a special expression of theology from African Christians, contextualizing the gospel for a multicultural British society.

Under 3 key parts of missiology, contextual positive theology and transformative sensible theology the individuals have interaction with themes reminiscent of opposite missiology, African pneumatology, prosperity gospel, and concrete venture. This booklet carefully examines new contexts of Christianity and articulates new theological views which are required to appreciate twenty-first-century ministry, not just in city Britain, but in addition around the world.

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Download The Cambridge Companion to Christian Doctrine (Cambridge by Colin E. Gunton PDF

By Colin E. Gunton

what's Christian doctrine? The fourteen in particular commissioned essays during this e-book serve to provide a solution to many points of that query. Written by way of prime theologians from the United States and Britain, the essays position doctrine in its atmosphere - what it's been traditionally, and the way it pertains to different kinds of tradition - and description valuable gains of its content material. They try and resolution questions corresponding to 'what has, and does, Christian doctrine train approximately God, the construction, the human situation and human behaviour?' and 'what is the half performed in Christian doctrine by means of the Trinity, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit?' New readers will locate this an obtainable and stimulating creation to the most subject matters of Christian doctrine, whereas complex scholars will discover a worthy precis of modern advancements which demonstrates the diversity, coherence and highbrow power of latest Christian thought.

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