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The Dangers of Christian Practice: On Wayward Gifts, Characteristic Damage, and Sin

Author: 
Lauren F. Winner
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$28.00

Challenging the central place that “practices” have recently held in Christian theology, Lauren Winner explores the damages these practices have inflicted over the centuries

Sometimes, beloved and treasured Christian practices go horrifyingly wrong, extending violence ra

New Vision for an Old Story: Why the Bible Might Not Be the Book You Think It Is

Author: 
Anne Robertson
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$18.99
Type: 
Paperback

When Anne Robertson asked a bunch of people on the street what came to mind when they heard the word Bible, she was met with a flood of mixed responses—words like wisdomliesfaithrulesancient historybigotrypoison, and many more.

Paul: A Biography

Author: 
N.T. Wright
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$29.99
Type: 
Hardcover

In this definitive biography, renowned Bible scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author N. T. Wright offers a radical look at the apostle Paul, illuminating the humanity and remarkable achievements of this intellectual who invented Christian theology—transforming a faith and changing the world.

Courageous Faith: How to Rise and Resist in a Time of Fear

Author: 
Emily C. Heath
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$20.00
Type: 
Paperback

For Christians, resistance is written right into our baptismal vows. Following Christ means resisting oppression and evil wherever we might find it. Doing that work requires us to first rise up, face our fears, and cultivate courage that can sustain us for the journey.

New Testament Christological Hymns: Exploring Texts, Contexts, and Significance

Author: 
Matthew E. Gordley
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$28.00
Type: 
Paperback

We know that the earliest Christians sang hymns. Paul encourages believers to sing "psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs." And at the dawn of the second century the Roman official Pliny names a feature of Christian worship as "singing alternately a hymn to Christ as to God." But are some of these early Christian hymns preserved for us in the New Testament? Are they right before our eyes? New Testament scholars have long debated whether early Christian hymns appear in the New Testament.

A Lens of Love: Reading the Bible in Its World for Our World

Author: 
Jonathan L. Walton
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$16.00
Type: 
Paperback

In order to engage the Bible in the spirit of justice, compassion, and love, Jonathan L. Walton suggests reading the Bible in its world for our world. Perfect for individual or group study, A Lens of Love helps Christians to read and interpret the Bible morally and confidently as they engage society's pressing issues.

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