“Big kids make bad citizens.”
Deaver does a great job on a narrow topic for a narrow constituency.
In the Incarnation, does it make a difference whether the Father sends the Son or the Son sends the Father? Although most Christians would answer with a resounding “yes,” gender egalitarians, in their pursuit of radical equality between the sexes, appear to be suggesting otherwise. On the surface, connection of gender equality with the Trinity [...]
Humans are created good but broken. Every aspect of their being is affected.
Millions of people have bought Man’s Search for Meaning. It’s author, Victor Frankl, saw that, not simply in terms of the book’s success, but in terms of the emptiness that so many people must be feeling.
Benner provides an excellent model for counseling with just enough counseling content and technique to communicate how it would work.
SFPC is a compelling approach to counseling that gains its power from some rather simple, well-known principles–
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Bible is one of approximately 30 titles in the “Complete Idiot’s” Series.
Boys are risk takers. Girls are risk-averse. The eyes of boys are adept at detecting motion. The eyes of girls are better at identification. Girls hear better than boys. Girls navigate by landmarks processed in the cerebrum. Boys navigate by a built-in compass located in the hippocampus. Young boys cannot articulate their emotions. Young girls [...]
The Prayer of Jabez by Bruce Wilkinson has stimulated a whole line of niche books– The Prayer of Jabez… for women, for men, for little ones, for kids, for teenagers….
Reading in Communion deals with the relationship between the Bible and contemporary ethical issues. Its premises are that Christians must “embody” Scripture by developing moral and theological judgments needed to recognize Scripture’s claim on their lives.
Mays’ thesis is that the root metaphor of Psalms is the proclamation “the LORD reigns.”
Ferguson’s intent in writing Backgrounds of Early Christianity was neither to produce a history of the ancient world nor to synthesize ancient culture, philosophy, and religion in accordance with some interpretive scheme.
McRay’s intent for Archaeology and the New Testament is to provide a one-volume introductory book with “up-to-date archaeological site information along with important information about the overall archaeological enterprise.”
Although Oden has extensive background in the modern methods of ministry, he has largely eschewed them in favor of ancient beliefs and practices grounded in scripture and tradition. Almost every paragraph bears witness with extensive references to ancient sources.
R.E. Clements, Wisdom in Theology, The Didsbury Lectures, 1989. 188 pp. The Paternoster Press, Carlisle; and Wm B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, 1992. $16.99.Copyrighted Image
As its title indicates, Pastor combines pastoral theology with advice on the practice of ordained ministry.
A concerned parent has written us about The Handmaid’s Tale (Boston: Houghton Miflin, 1986) by Margaret Atwood being required reading in the English 3 advanced placement course in the Judson Independent School District (ISD).
Peculiar Speech by William Willimon is almost 15 years old, but it remains a storehouse of quotable observations on the interrelationships between preaching, the church, scripture, and baptism.
According to Stanton and Maier, compassionate societies never create fatherless and motherless families … (my comments in parenthesis)