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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
Type: 
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

Hearing John's Voice: Insights for Teaching and Preaching

Author: 
M. Eugene Boring
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$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.

Not Scattered or Confused: Rethinking the Urban World of the Hebrew Bible

Author: 
Mark McEntire
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$40.00
Type: 
Paperback

The Hebrew Bible displays a complicated attitude toward cities. Much of the story tells of a rural, agrarian society, yet those stories were written by people living in urban environments. Moreover, cities frequently appear in a negative light; the Hebrew slaves in the book of Exodus were forced to build cities, and the book of Samuel’s critique of monarchy assumes an urban setting that supports that monarchy.

An On-Going Imagination: A Conversation about Scripture, Faith, and the Thickness of Relationship

Author: 
Walter Brueggemann & Clover Reuter Beal
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$18.00
Type: 
Paperback

Biblical scholar Walter Brueggemann has always excelled at making the Bible approachable and engaging. Drawn from a series of public conversations with Brueggemann and his former student and longtime friend Clover Reuter Beal, An On-Going Imagination explores Brueggemann’s most influential biblical-theological concepts and methods: Why should we still bother with the Bible today? What is the purpose of prayer, and what can it do for our lives?

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