Arrived on New Academic the week of June 24, 2013

9780801039393The King in His Beauty: A Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments by Thomas R. Schreiner (Baker Academic. 9780801039393. Hardback. On sale for $27.99 through 7/20/13)

“A book that wonderfully unites all the books of the Bible. Few authors have the command of learning, the gift of teaching, and the heart for God that this volume reflects. Digest this book to elevate your grasp of the Bible and to find your soul riveted like never before to the King in his beauty.” —Robert W. Yarbrough

 

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1–3 John: Fellowship in God’s Family by David L. Allen (Preaching the Word Series. Crossway. 9781433502859. Hardback. $32.99)

1-3 John is a welcomed addition to the Preaching the Word series. The 22 studies in this volume reveal careful research, theological insight, and exegetical integrity. Anyone preaching or teaching through the epistles of John will be greatly assisted by this volume. David Allen has rendered a valuable service to the church of the Lord Jesus that will bear fruit for years to come.” —Daniel L. Akin

 

9781433514838Why We Belong: Evangelical Unity and Denominational Diversity edited by Anthony L. Chute, Christopher W. Morgan and Robert A. Peterson (Crossway. 9781433514838. Paperback. $18.99)

Gerald L. Bray (Anglican); Timothy F. George (Baptist); Douglas A. Sweeney (Lutheran); Timothy C. Tennent (Methodist); Byron D. Klaus (Pentecostal); Bryan Chapell (Presbyterian)

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9781433539008Can You Believe It’s True?: Christian Apologetics in a Modern and Postmodern Era by John S. Feinberg (Crossway. 9781433539008. Hardback. $40.00)

“John Feinberg is one of the most perceptive Christian thinkers of our time. In Can You Believe It’s True? he affords an accessible and helpful guide for pastors, ministerial students, and laypersons about how to articulate the truth of Christianity effectively in our postmodern era.” —Steve Lemke

 

9781433537837Letters and Life: On Being a Writer, On Being a Christian by Bret Lott (Crossway. 9781433537837. Hardback. $22.99)

Letters and Life is nothing less than an invaluable gift to the body of Christ. Let no serious believer who aspires to serious writing neglect to read it and to be encouraged, instructed, and blessed by it. A wise, wonderful, and desperately needed primer on what it means to be a genuine Christian writer and artist.” —Eric Metaxas

 

9780800699277The Message of Jesus: John Dominic Crossan and Ben Witherington III in Dialogue edited by Robert B. Stewart (Fortress Press. 9780800699277. Paperback. $25.00)

Surveying the Quest of the Historical Jesus—Robert B. Stewart
1. The Message of Jesus: A Dialogue—John Dominic Crossan and Ben Witherington III
2. The Place of Jewish Scripture in Jesus’ Teaching—Craig A. Evans
3. Standard and Poor: The Economic Index of the Parables—Amy-Jill Levine
4. Understanding and the Retrieval of Meaning: What Can We Know?—Stephen J. Patterson
5. How Matthew Helped Jesus Fulfill Prophecy—Robert J. Miller
6. Faith and the Historical Jesus: Does a Confessional Position and Respect for the Jesus Tradition Preclude Serious Historical Engagement?—Darrell L. Bock
7. The Historical Jesus from the Synoptics and the Fourth Gospel? Jesus the Purifier—Craig L. Blomberg
8. “The Law of Christ”: Paul’s Knowledge of the Jesus Tradition, Two Surprising Examples—David Wenham

 

9780825443183Sunday School that Really Excels: Real Life Examples of Churches with Healthy Sunday Schools by Steve R. Parr (Kregel. 9780825443183. Paperback. $14.99)

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CASCADE_TemplateThe Gospel according to Moses: Theological and Ethical Reflections on the Book of Deuteronomy by Daniel I. Block (Wipf & Stock. 9781610978637. Paperback. $43.00)

“Dan Block is one of the finest Old Testament exegetes of this generation. This collection of his thoughtful articles on Deuteronomy will be invaluable to anyone studying the book. His labors and analyses are a gift to both the academy and the Church.” —John H. Walton 

 

9780300148794Calvinism: A History by D. G. Hart (Yale University Press. 9780300148794. Hardback. $35.00)

“Darryl Hart has written a very useful book on a very big subject. For a religious tradition that has been both lionised and despised, Hart provides a nuanced sense of internal developments, internal differences, and (more recently) worldwide expansion. His ability to document the surprising adaptability of Calvinism – alongside the steady focus of Calvinists on divine sovereignty, salvation in Christ, and the transformation of creation – is the most striking of the book’s many virtues.” —Mark Noll

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