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Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die by John Piper

By John Piper

WHY? an important questions a person can ask are: Why used to be Jesus Christ crucified? Why did he endure loads? What has this to do with me? ultimately, who despatched him to his sdeath? the reply to the final query is that God did. Jesus used to be God's Son. The soreness was once unsurpassed, however the entire message of the Bible ends up in this resolution. The critical factor of Jesus' demise isn't the reason, however the meaning-God's that means. that's what this e-book is set. John Piper has accrued from the hot testomony fifty purposes. no longer fifty reasons, yet fifty purposes-in solution to an important query that every people needs to face: What did God in attaining for sinners like us in sending his Son to die?

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Bible History by Cunradus Schlapperitzi

By Cunradus Schlapperitzi

РАРИТЕТ, ЭКСКЛЮЗИВ С благоговейным трепетом предлагаю вам в продолжение серии Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts from Western Europe Подборка средневековых манускриптов эпохи Возрождения библейскую историю "в картинках ". В руках нам не придется подержать такую книжку, так хоть краем глаза на нее взглянуть.

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A Vision for the Church: Studies in Early Christian by Markus Bockmuehl, Visit Amazon's Michael B. Thompson Page,

By Markus Bockmuehl, Visit Amazon's Michael B. Thompson Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Michael B. Thompson,

What's the Church? probably extra importantly, what's it intended to be? How did its earliest individuals comprehend this physique of which that they had turn into a part?This is a textbook number of fifteen essays by means of a global team of recent testomony specialists. The

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Sex Working and the Bible by Avaren Ipsen

By Avaren Ipsen

Intercourse operating and the Bible translates tales of biblical prostitution with activist intercourse staff and accommodates their social thought of prostitution to interact present liberation and feminist readings. via interpreting with intercourse employee rights activists, designated and tough interpretations have been produced. The intercourse employee Outreach venture (SWOP-USA) performed workforce readings of 4 biblical narratives: the tale of Rahab in Joshua 2 and six, the tale of Solomon and the 2 prostitutes of one Kings 3:16-28, the anointing lady traditions (Jn 12:1-8/Mk 14:3-9/Mt 26:6-13/Lk 7:36-50) and the apocalyptic imaginative and prescient of the whore Babylon in Revelation 17-19. Rahab is learn as a rebellious police snitch who aspects with the revolutionaries. the tale of Solomon's riddle is interpreted as a parody in line with intercourse employee stories of a corrupt justice method. Anointing girl is explored as a prostitute avatar of the Goddess of affection who plays an act of erotic worship with Jesus. The whore Babylon is tested in gentle of the violence skilled via intercourse employees. This learn additionally demonstrates and demanding situations interpretive traits that make intercourse staff invisible in feminist and liberation readings of biblical prostitution. The e-book concludes with thoughts for an inclusive liberation hermeneutic that engages intercourse employee standpoints.

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On Who Is God? (A Book You'll Actually Read) by Mark Driscoll

By Mark Driscoll

Transparent, biblical solutions to a couple of the main tough and debatable questions on God-all in a single concise booklet you are going to truly learn! filled with monstrous fact, this little ebook might be learn on usual in a single hour. Mark Driscoll, one in every of America's such a lot influential pastors, tackles 5 of the main arguable matters approximately God over which numerous religions and philosophies collide: wisdom of God, views of God, the character of God, the incarnation of God, and worship of God. appendices comprise a listing of loose on-line assets for extra learn at the lifestyles and nature of God and a steered interpreting checklist masking approximately each a possibility factor that results in a correct knowing of God. On who's God? is a part of a chain of cheap and available books that supply transparent, biblical solutions to tricky theological questions and controversies. via this sequence, readers gets an effective and easy creation to a tremendous doctrine via spending a little bit time.

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This Jesus: Martyr, Lord, Messiah by Markus Bockmuehl

By Markus Bockmuehl

This concise yet very thought-provoking paintings at the historic Jesus by way of Markus Bockmuehl posits that the old guy of Jesus can't be separated from the Christ of religion. Taking a standard argument and imprinting it with the best scholarship, Bockmuehl refers to quite a lot of canonical and non-canonical ancient texts, starting from Roman historians Tacitus and Suetonius to Jewish historian Josephus, and during Christian resources in addition to the Gospels. His end means that Jesus used to be certainly the Messiah, yet now not the Messiah anticipated through his contemporaries.

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The Blackwell Companion to Christian Spirituality by Arthur Holder

By Arthur Holder

Christian spirituality has lately emerged as a special (and turning out to be) educational box in universities, faculties, and theological colleges. The Blackwell significant other to Christian Spirituality is a complete single-volume advent to the topic which takes a completely interdisciplinary, commonly ecumenical strategy. like every volumes within the Blackwell partners to faith sequence, The Blackwell spouse to Christian Spirituality represents the main major fresh scholarship and data within the box.

Without trying to impose a unmarried definition of Christian spirituality upon its members, the better half displays an knowing of the sector because the learn of the lived event of Christian religion and discipleship. The six components of the quantity take care of techniques to the examine of Christian spirituality, biblical foundations, ancient advancements, theological views, interdisciplinary discussion companions, and chosen detailed subject matters in modern Christian spirituality.

This quantity could be of curiosity to students within the box and in different similar disciplines, to undergraduate and graduate scholars in theology and spiritual stories, and to Christians of all denominations who wish to examine extra in regards to the perform of religion.

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