Archives for October 2013

Arrived on New Academic the Week of October 21, 2013


Justification and the Gospel: Understanding the Contexts and Controversies by Michael Allen (Baker Academic. 9780801039867. Paperback. $21.99)

Reading the Bible with Martin Luther: An Introductory Guide by Timothy Wengert (Baker Academic. 9780801049170. Paperback. $17.99)

Teenagers Matter: Making Student Ministry a Priority in the Church by Mark Cannister (Baker Academic. 9780801048524. Paperback. $21.99)

NT Commentary Survey 7th ed by D.A. Carson (Baker Academic. 9780801039904. Paperback. $16.99)

How We Got the NT Text: Text, Transmission, Translation by Stanley Porter (Baker Academic. 9780801048715. Paperback. $21.99)

iGgods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives by Craig Detweiler (Brazos Press. 9781587433443. Paperback. $17.99)

Justification Reconsidered: Rethinking a Pauline Theme by Stephen Westerholm (Eerdmans. 9780802869616. Paperback. $15)

Killing Sin Habits: Conquering Sin with Radical Faith by Stuart Scott (Focus Publishing. 9781936141159. Paperback. $10.95)

Recovering the Full Mission of God: A Biblical Perspective on Being, Doing and Telling by Dean Flemming (IVP Academic. 9780830840267. Paperback. $24)

The Question Of Canon: Challenging the Status Quo in the New Testament Debate by Michael Kruger (IVP Academic. 9780830840311. Paperback. $24)

Introducing Eastern Orthodox Theology by Andrew Louth (IVP Academic. 9780830840458. Paperback. $20)

Evidence-Based Practices for Christian Counseling and Psychotherapy by Worthington, Johnson, Hook, Aten (IVP Academic. 9780830840274. Paperback. $30)

Disunity In Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart by Christen Cleveland (IVP Books. 9780830844036. Paperback. $16)

Get Real Sharing Your Everyday Faith Every Day by John Leonard (New Growth Press. 9781939946232. Paperback. $17.99)

Evangelical Theology: A Biblical and Systematic Introduction by Michael Bird (Zondervan. 9780310494416. Hardback. $49.99)

Christology Ancient & Modern: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics by Oliver Crisp (Zondervan. 9780310514961. Paperback. $22.99)

New titles leading up to ETS next month

One of the exciting things each year in the LifeWay Campus Stores is the release of so many great titles leading up to ETS in November. In the past couple of days, many of the titles from IVP, Baker, Eerdmans and Zondervan pictured at the bottom of this post have arrived on New Academic. As you have time, stop by your local LifeWay Campus Store to take a look at them.

Also, be on the lookout for N.T. Wright’s Paul and the Faithfulness of God. This is9780800626839 the highly anticipated two-book fourth volume in his magisterial series from Fortress Press. Your local LifeWay Campus Store should have it soon (and at  one of the best prices around on it as soon as it releases!).


Arrived on New Academic the week of October 14, 2013

3774In Search of Deep Faith: A Pilgrimage into the Beauty, Goodness and Heart of Christianity by Jim Belcher (IVP Books. 9780830837748. Paperback. $17.00)

"Winston Churchill famously said, ‘The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.’ My friend Jim Belcher points the way forward by taking us on a compelling journey back through time and place in search for the ways in which the Christian faith has impacted the world, transformed people and shaped cultures. The fruit of Jim’s year-long pilgrimage throughout Europe, In Search of Deep Faith is a personal, probing and provocative adventure into the robust realism of the Christian faith. Highly recommended." —Tullian Tchividjian

T9780062023179he Screwtape Letters: Annotated Edition by C. S. Lewis (HarperOne. 9780062023179. Hardback. $26.99)

Now, for the first time, The Screwtape Letters is presented with its full text alongside helpful annotations provided by Lewis enthusiast and dramatist Paul McCusker. The notes include literary, theological, and biographical information to enhance Lewis’s core themes and demystify complex ideas. McCusker also guides readers to concepts and references from the beloved author’s other treasured volumes to deepen and enrich this timeless classic.

N.T. Wright’s “Paul and the Faithfulness of God: Volume 4”


UPDATE: this book should be on New Academic today (10/30/13) and tomorrow in most of the LifeWay Campus Stores.

In a few weeks, we’ll have N.T. Wright’s two-book fourth volume Paul and the Faithfulness of God (9780800626839) on New Academic. Although it retails for $89, you’ll be able to buy it for only $59 (plus tax) in the LifeWay Campus Stores. Here are a few videos of the author talking about this newest volume in the Christian Origins and the Question of God series.

Arrived on New Academic the Week of September 30, 2013

9781433681509Seasons of a Leader’s Life: Learning, Leading, and Leaving a Legacy by Jeff Iorg (B&H Books. 9781433681509. Paperback. $14.99. SALE – $8.99 through 10/26/13)

In Seasons of a Leader’s Life, seminary president Jeff Iorg identifies Peter from The Bible as someone who lives through all three phases in the New Testament. In the Gospels he was a learner. In Acts he was a leader. In 1 and 2 Peter he wrote his legacy.


9781433519710Preaching: A Biblical Theology by Jason C. Meyer (Crossway. 9781433519710. Paperback. $22.99)

In Preaching: A Biblical Theology, pastor Jason Meyer examines the biblical precedent for preaching in both the Old and New Testaments and offers practical guidance related to the what,how, and why of expository preaching for today.

The most comprehensive biblical theology on the topic, this resource will help you identify good preaching and embrace it as a means to encounter—and be transformed by—the living God.


9780802869623Cross and Kremlin: A Brief History of the Orthodox Church in Russia by Thomas Bremer (Eerdmans. 9780802869623. Paperback. $26.00)

The first chapter gives a concise chronology from the tenth century through the present day. The following chapters highlight several important issues and aspects of Russian Orthodoxy — church-state relations, theology, ecclesiastical structure, monasticism, spirituality, the relation of Russian Orthodoxy to the West, dissidence as a frequent phenomenon in Russian church history, and more.


9780525952459HWalking with God through Pain and Suffering by Timothy Keller (Penguin. 9780525952459. Hardback. $26.95. SALE – $18.87 through 10/26/13)

Walking with God through Pain and Suffering is the definitive Christian book on why bad things happen and how we should respond to them. The question of why there is pain and suffering in the world has confounded every generation; yet there has not been a major book from a Christian perspective exploring why they exist for many years.