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Adopted : the sacrament of belonging in a fractured world.

Nikondeha, Kelley.

(2018)  | 9780802874252 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 208pp
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Adoption is one of the most radically inclusive aspects of God's kingdom. All of us belong to God's family--Jesus as God's son and the rest of us as his adopted children. In Adopted Kelley Nikondeha explores how the Christian concept of adoption into God's family can broaden our sense of belonging....

The letter to the Galatians.

deSilva, David A.

(2018)  | 9780802830555 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 622pp | Availability last checked: 6/8/2018
AUD 92.95 (inc. GST), AUD 84.50 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018
Writing a commentary on Galatians is a daunting task. Despite its relative brevity, this Pauline letter raises a number of foundational theological issues, and it has played a vital role in shaping Christian thought and practice over the centuries.In this replacement of Ronald Y. K. Fung’s 1988 New...

Systematic theology.

Berkhof, Louis.

(2018)  | 9780802876324 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/8/2018
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Coming in September 2018
An enduring theological classic now available in paperbackThis complete edition of Louis Berkhof’s magnum opus includes both his Introductory Volume to Systematic Theology and his classic Systematic Theology. In his monumental treatment of the doctrines of the Reformed faith, Berkhof covers the full...

Jesus in Jerusalem : the last days.

Schnabel, Eckhard.

(2018)  | 9780802875808 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 704pp | Availability last checked: 6/8/2018
AUD 101.95 (inc. GST), AUD 92.68 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018
This is the first book to describe and analyze, sequentially and in detail, all the persons, places, times, and events mentioned in the Gospel accounts of Jesus’s last week in Jerusalem.Part reference guide, part theological exploration, Eckhard Schnabel’s Jesus in Jerusalem uses the biblical text and...

A commentary on the revelation of John.

Ladd, George Eldon.

(2018)  | 9780802875907 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 308pp | Availability last checked: 6/8/2018
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Coming in September 2018
New in the Eerdmans Classic Biblical Commentaries collectionIn this now-classic exposition of Revelation, first published in 1972, George Eldon Ladd offers a clear, engaging, and insightful reading of the Apocalypse that is ideal for the pulpit, classroom, or personal study.In a brief introduction Ladd...

The gospel of John : a theological commentary.

Ridderbos, Herman.

(2018)  | 9780802875952 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/8/2018
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Coming in September 2018
Series: Eerdmans Classic Biblical CommentariesNew in the Eerdmans Classic Biblical Commentaries collectionIn this commentary on John—originally published in Dutch in 1987 and translated into English a decade later—Herman Ridderbos engages the host of twentieth-century interpretations while also developing...

Hope, Not Fear: Approaching the End of Life with Peace

Blech, Rabbi Benjamin.

(2018)  | 9781538116647 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 26/2/2018
AUD 53.95 (inc. GST), AUD 49.05 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018
In Hope, Not Fear Benjamin Blech helps readers approach the end of life with calm. More than six years ago Blech was diagnosed with a fatal illness and given six months to live. Over the course of his career Rabbi Blech had counseled hundreds of people through the losses of loved ones and their own...

A history of biblical interpretation : the enlightenment through the nineteenth century.

Hauser, Alan J. Watson, Duane F.

(2018)  | 9780802842756 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 457pp
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A History of Biblical Interpretation provides detailed and extensive studies of the interpretation of the Scriptures by Jewish and Christian writers throughout the ages. Written by internationally renowned scholars, this multivolume work comprehensively treats the many different methods of interpretation,...

A documentary history of religion in America.

Carter, Heath W. Gaustad, Edwin S. Noll, Mark A.

(2018)  | 9780802873583 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | 4th ed.,  | book | 800pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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Up-to-date one-volume edition of a standard textFor decades students and scholars have turned to the two-volume Documentary History of Religion in America for access to the most significant primary sources relating to American religious history from the sixteenth century to the present. This fourth...

In the beauty of holiness : art and the bible in western culture.

Jeffrey, David L.

(2018)  | 9780802874702 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 320pp
AUD 74.95 (inc. GST), AUD 68.14 (ex. GST),
Beautifully illustrated work from an eminent authority on the Bible, art, and culture Beauty is a highly significant subject in the Bible. So is holiness. In this study of Christian fine art David Lyle Jeffrey explores the relationship between beauty and holiness as he integrates aesthetic perspectives...

The epistle to the romans.

Murray, John.

(2018)  | 9780802875884 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 736pp | Availability last checked: 6/8/2018
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Careful scholarship and spiritual insight characterize this enduring commentary by John Murray on Romans, first published in 1959 as part of the New International Commentary on the New Testament series.After a brief introduction to the authorship, occasion, setting, and message of the epistle, Murray...

Charred root of meaning : continuity, transgression, and the other in Christian tradition.

Rosemann, Philipp W.

(2018)  | 9780802863454 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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Ecologists tell us that periodic wildfires, though devastating, are necessary to the rhythm of nature. The death of the old allows something new to grow, sometimes straight back from the charred roots. Christian tradition functions much the same way, says Philipp Rosemann. In this book he examines how...

An introduction to the scriptures of Israel : history and theology.

Novick, Tzvi.

(2018)  | 9780802875426 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 213pp | Availability last checked: 6/8/2018
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In this textbook for Hebrew Bible courses, Tzvi Novick takes a thematic approach rather than a chronological one. Sorting the books according to their historical context, theological claims, and literary conventions, Novick explores the historical and intellectual development of the Hebrew Bible.With...

North American churches and the cold war.

Mojzes, Paul B.

(2018)  | 9780802875266 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 611pp | Availability last checked: 6/8/2018
AUD 117.95 (inc. GST), AUD 107.23 (ex. GST),
History textbooks typically list 1945–1990 as the Cold War years, but it is clear that tensions from that period are still influencing world politics today. While much attention is given to political and social responses to those first nuclear threats, none has been given to the reactions of Christian...

God's two words : law and gospel in Lutheran and reformed traditions.

Linebaugh, Jonathan.

(2018)  | 9780802874757 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 365pp | Availability last checked: 6/8/2018
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The distinction between God’s law and God’s gospel lies at the core of the Lutheran and Reformed traditions—and has long been a point of controversy between them. God’s Two Words offers new contributions from ten key Lutheran and Reformed scholars on the theological significance of the law-gospel distinction.Following...

Sacred signposts : words, water, and other acts of resistance.

Dueholm, Benjamin J.

(2018)  | 9780802874177 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 190pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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In our increasingly secular world, what good are the church’s sacred practices, and why do they even matter anymore? With insight, wit, and unsparing honesty, Benjamin Dueholm in this book explores the crucial place and power of Christian practices in ordinary, everyday life. Drawing on modern-day realities...


Thomas, Heath A.

(2018)  | 9780802868701 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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The book of Habakkuk has much to teach us about suffering and complaint, faith and fear, and the fidelity of God in times of trouble; it generates reflection on prayer, peace, violence, and faithfulness. In this volume—one of the few commentaries examining Habakkuk by itself—Heath Thomas explores this...

George Whitefield : evangelist for god and empire.

Choi, Peter Y.

(2018)  | 9780802875495 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 270pp | Availability last checked: 6/8/2018
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GEORGE WHITEFIELD (1714–1770) is remembered as a spirited revivalist, a catalyst for the Great Awakening, and a founder of the evangelical movement in America. But Whitefield was also a citizen of the British Empire who used his political savvy and theological creativity to champion the cause of imperial...

Rehearsing scripture : discovering god's word in community.

Florence, Anna Carter.

(2018)  | 9780802874122 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 215pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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SCRIPTURE. We can study it carefully. We can listen to sermons on it and read what the experts say about it. But in the end, says Anna Carter Florence, Scripture needs to be rehearsed and encountered—and we can do that best in community with others. In this book Florence offers concrete, practical tools...

The holy no : worship as a subversive act.

Hearlson, Adam.

(2018)  | 9780802873859 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 198pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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In this book Adam Hearlson argues that Christians can say a holy “no” to oppression and injustice through the church’s worship practices. “To speak the holy no,” Hearlson says, “is to refuse to be complicit in the oppression and violence of the ruling power. It is the courageous critique of the present...

Religions- und Weltanschauungsrecht: Eine EinfĂĽhrung

Czermak, Gerhard.

(2018)  | 9783662560778 | Springer | pbk. | 2,  | book | 396pp | Availability last checked: 31/7/2018
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Das Lehrbuch gibt eine kompakte Einführung in die theoretisch und praktisch wichtigsten Bereiche des Religionsrechts. Es will überzeugen durch klare rechtliche Grundbegriffe, Abkehr von einer einseitig kirchenzentrierten Sichtweise, besondere Berücksichtigung des Neutralitätsgebots, Aufgreifen vernachlässigter...

Historical Dictionary of Unitarian Universalism

Harris, Mark W.

(2018)  | 9781538115909 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 688pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 218.95 (inc. GST), AUD 199.05 (ex. GST),
The Unitarian Universalist religious movement is small in numbers, but has along history as a radical, reforming movement within Protestantism, coupled witha larger, liberal social witness to the world. Both Unitarianism andUniversalism began as Christian denominations, but rejected doctrinalconstraints...

Seeing god : the beatific vision in christian tradition.

Boersma, Hans.

(2018)  | 9780802876041 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 487pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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When we see God, are we looking with our physical eyes or with the mind’s eye? Both, says Hans Boersma in this sacramental and historical treatment of the beatific vision. Focusing on “vision” as a living metaphor, Boersma shows how the vision of God is accessible already today.Seeing God is a historical...

Flawed church, faithful god : a reformed ecclesiology for the real world.

Small, Joseph D.

(2018)  | 9780802876126 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 262pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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How can we reconcile the ideal church described by theology with the broken church that we see in the world? In this book Joseph Small argues that the church’s true identity is known somewhere in the tension between the two.Small revisits familiar ecclesiological concepts—including the body of Christ,...

On christian teaching : practicing faith in the classroom.

Smith, David I.

(2018)  | 9780802873606 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 182pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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The latest from an internationally recognized thinker at the intersection of faith and pedagogyChristian teachers have long been thinking about what content to teach, but little scholarship has been devoted to how faith forms the actual process of teaching. Is there a way to go beyond Christian perspectives...

Missional economics : biblical justice and Christian formation.

Barram, Michael.

(2018)  | 9780802875075 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 283pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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American Christians today, says Michael Barram, have a signifi­cant blind spot when it comes to economic matters in the Bible. In this book Barram reads biblical texts related to matters of money, wealth, and poverty through a missional lens, showing how they function to transform our economic reasoning.Barram...

Believe me : the evangelical road to Donald Trump.

Fea, John.

(2018)  | 9780802876416 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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A historian’s discerning, critical take on current American politics“Believe me” may be the most commonly used phrase in Donald Trump’s lexicon. Whether about building a wall or protecting a Christian heritage, the refrain has been constant. And to the surprise of many, a good 80 percent of white evangelicals...

Sources of the Christian self : a cultural history of Christian identity.

Houston, James M. Zimmermann, Jens.

(2018)  | 9780802876270 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 694pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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Using Charles Taylor’s magisterial Sources of the Self: The Making of the Modern Identity as a springboard, this interdisciplinary book explores lived Christian identity through the ages. Beginning with such Old Testament figures as Abraham, Moses, and David and moving through the New Testament, the...

Revelation and the end of all things.

Koester, Craig R.

(2018)  | 9780802875785 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | 2nd ed.,  | book | 226pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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Since its first publication in 2001, Revelation and the End of All Things has been a highly readable guide to one of the most challenging books in the Bible. Engaging the questions people most frequently ask about Revelation and sensationalistic scenarios about the end of the world, Craig Koester takes...

God, improv, and the art of living.

Dana, MaryAnn McKibben.

(2018)  | 9780802874641 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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“We’re all improvisers,” says MaryAnn McKibben Dana, whether we realize it or not. In this book McKibben Dana blends personal stories, pop culture, and Scripture into a smart, funny, down-to-earth guide to the art of living. Offering concrete spiritual wisdom through seven improv principles, she helps...

From good news to gospels : rediscovering the oral tradition about Jesus.

Wenham, David.

(2018)  | 9780802873682 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 144pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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What did the first Christians say about Jesus?The good news about Jesus spread like wildfire through the Roman Empire in the decades between his death and the writing of the first gospels—but how? What exactly did the first Christians say about Jesus?In From Good News to Gospels David Wenham delves...

The epistle to the Hebrews.

Bruce, F. F.

(2018)  | 9780802875891 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 448pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 67.95 (inc. GST), AUD 61.77 (ex. GST),
Series: Eerdmans Classic Biblical CommentariesNew in the Eerdmans Classic Biblical Commentaries collectionFor many readers the Epistle to the Hebrews is among the most difficult books of the New Testament. Understanding this rich, complex letter calls for a deep knowledge of its Old Testament underpinnings...

Faith and fossils : the bible, creation, and evolution.

Grabbe, Lester L.

(2018)  | 9780802869104 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 198pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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Many books have been written on the Bible and evolution by scientists, but this volume is written by a biblical specialist. In Faith and Fossils Lester Grabbe, a prominent Hebrew Bible scholar, examines the Bible in its ancient context and explores its meaning in light of emerging scientific evidence....

Mentoring : biblical, theological, and practical perspectives.

Murchison, D. Cameron. Thompson, Dean K.

(2018)  | 9780802874993 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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Positive mentoring relationships are essential to the formation of strong Christian leaders. This simple truth is often held as self-evident, but why? How can theological and biblical insights inform mentoring relationships? And what do these vital relationships look like across a range of Christian...

An introduction to Israel's wisdom traditions.

McLaughlin, John L.

(2018)  | 9780802874542 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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It can be a challenge to understand the Hebrew Bible’s wisdom literature and how it relates to biblical history and theology, but John L. McLaughlin makes this complicated genre straightforward and accessible.This introductory-level textbook begins by explaining the meaning of wisdom to the Israelites...

Outraged and Amazed: Transgressing the South in Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom!

Peckham, Joel.

(2018)  | 9781527508439 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 87pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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This monograph focuses on how Absalom, Absalom!’s complex narrative functions as a vehicle through which social order in the South is represented, challenged and renegotiated. Exploring Quentin Compson’s attempt to understand his own identity through the complicated and incomplete story of Thomas Sutpen,...


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