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Unprotected Texts: The Bible's Surprising Contradictions about Sex and Desire

Author: 
Jennifer Wright Knust
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$15.99
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Paperback

Bible scholar Jennifer Wright Knust addresses the big questions that dominate today's discussions and debates when it comes to sex and the Bible

Jesus Wasn't Killed by the Jews: Reflections for Christians in Lent

Author: 
Jon M. Sweeney, editor
List Price: 
$19.00
Type: 
Paperback

The Passion narratives contain painful anti-Semitic tropes--particularly the Gospel of John, which is read world-wide every Holy Week. These readings have been used over the centuries to brand the Jewish people as "Christ-killers" and to justify discrimination and violence. Here, religious scholars and writers address the historical, theological, and exegetical considerations to be addressed by every Christian in order to move beyond this toxic history. Contributors include Walter Brueggemann, Mary Boys, Richard Lux, Wes Howard-Brook, Massimo Faggioli, Bishop Richard J.

The Words of Her Mouth: Psalms for the Struggle

Author: 
Martha Spong, editor
List Price: 
$16.95
Type: 
Paperback

The Words of Her Mouth: Psalms for the Struggle listens to and wrestles with ancient poems through the lenses of modern women: Martha Spong, Mihee Kim-Kort, Beth Richardson, Alicia Crosby, Marilyn Pagán-Banks, Julia Seymour, Kentina Washington-Leapheart, Jennifer Garrison Brownell, Katie Mulligan, and Layton Williams. 

Hearing John's Voice: Insights for Teaching and Preaching

Author: 
M. Eugene Boring
List Price: 
$29.99
Type: 
Paperback

This book is written in the conviction that the church is called into being and nourished by the Word of God that comes through Scripture. But how can Scripture offer any specific guidance for hearers lives today? What are modern readers to make of the dragons and slaughtered lambs in the book of Revelation? What are we to make of a man who turns water into wine while comparing himself to bread? Can people today know what the Bible says and means? 

The Night of His Birth

Author: 
Katherine Paterson; Lisa Aisato
List Price: 
$18.00
Type: 
Hardcover

Sing out, my soul, the wonder . . .

Mary’s baby has arrived, and she can’t contain her joy! As Joseph sleeps, she examines her newborn’s tiny mouth, his wild hair, his little hands. Yet what’s most wondrous is that this child is not just Mary’s own but a gift that God has shared with everyone.

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