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Preaching Jesus Christ Today: Six Questions for Moving from Scripture to Sermon

Author: 
Annette Brownlee
List Price: 
$22.95
Type: 
Paperback

This book approaches preaching as a theological practice and a spiritual discipline in a way that is engaging, straightforward, and highly usable for busy preachers. Bringing to bear almost three decades of practical experience in the pulpit and the classroom, Annette Brownlee explores six questions to help preachers listen to Scripture, move from text to interpretation for weekly sermon preparation, and understand the theological significance of the sermon.

Not Your White Jesus: Following a Radical, Refugee Messiah

Author: 
Sheri Faye Rosendahl
List Price: 
$16.00
Type: 
Paperback

Jesus is not white. Jesus is not American. Jesus does not want to make America great. While many of us grew up looking at gleaming portraits of Jesus with blond, flowing hair and hearing sermons reaffirming that we have the answers to save a fallen world, the real Jesus—a Middle Eastern Jew preaching radical, humble, self-emptying love—calls us to a different life.

I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness

Author: 
Austin Channing Brown
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List Price: 
$25.00
Type: 
Hardcover

From a powerful new voice on racial justice, an eye-opening account of growing up Black, Christian, and female in middle-class white America. 

Austin Channing Brown's first encounter with a racialized America came at age 7, when she discovered her parents named her Austi

Learning to Speak God from Scratch: Why Sacred Words Are Vanishing - and How We Can Revive Them

Author: 
Jonathan Merritt
List Price: 
$15.99
Type: 
Paperback

As America rapidly becomes a pluralistic, postmodern society, many of us struggle to talk about faith. We can no longer assume our friends understand words such as grace or gospel. O

When Christians Were Jews: The First Generation

Author: 
Paula Fredriksen
List Price: 
$27.50
Type: 
Hardcover

A compelling account of Christianity’s Jewish beginnings, from one of the world’s leading scholars of ancient religion

How did a group of charismatic, apocalyptic Jewish missionaries, working to prepare their world for the impending realization of God's promises to Israe

Poetry and Theology in the Modernist Period

Author: 
Anthony Domestico
List Price: 
$29.95
Type: 
Hardcover

Following the religious turn in other disciplines, literary critics have emphasized how modernists like Woolf and Joyce were haunted by Christianity’s cultural traces despite their own lack of belief. In Poetry and Theology in the Modernist Period, Anthony Domestico takes a different tack, arguing that modern poets such as T. S. Eliot, W. H.

Why Religion?: A Personal Story

Author: 
Elaine Pagels
List Price: 
$27.99
Type: 
Hardcover

Why is religion still around in the twenty-first century? Why do so many still believe? And how do various traditions still shape the way people experience everything from sexuality to politics, whether they are religious or not? In Why Religion? Elaine Pagels looks to her own life to help address these questions.

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