By Kevin Bauder,R. Albert Mohler Jr.,John G. Stackhouse Jr.,Roger E. Olson
Four perspectives at the Spectrum of Evangelicalism compares and contrasts 4 distinctive positions at the present fundamentalist-evangelical spectrum in mild of the background of yankee fundamentalism and evangelicalism. The participants each one kingdom their case for one among 4 perspectives at the spectrum of evangelicalism: -Kevin T. Bauder: Fundamentalism -R. Albert Mohler Jr.: Conservative/confessional evangelicalism -John G. Stackhouse Jr.: primary evangelicalism -Roger E. Olson: Postconservative evangelicalism each one writer explains his place, that is critiqued via the opposite 3 authors. The interactive and fair-minded nature of the Counterpoints structure permits the reader to contemplate the strengths and weaknesses of every view and draw educated, own conclusions. The Counterpoints sequence presents a discussion board for comparability and critique of alternative perspectives on matters very important to Christians. Counterpoints books handle different types: Church existence and Bible & Theology. whole your library with different books within the Counterpoints series.
By Sherry Phinisey,Donna Carstensen
By Charles H. Kraft
If you're skeptical about--yet intrigued by--the factor of non secular energy for at the present time, Charles Kraft offers a biblical, moderate apologetic for a realm too usually ignored. He describes his personal paradigm shift about the energy of Jesus to heal and unfastened others, and explains persuasively why each Christian will be faced with this "missing dimension."
Confronting Powerless Christianity will encourage a higher religion that's robust sufficient to heal, to unfastened humans from emotional wounds and to lead to genuine lifestyles change.
By Florence C. Hsia
Though Jesuits assumed numerous roles as missionaries in past due imperial China, their such a lot memorable guise used to be that of medical professional, whose maps, clocks, astrolabes, and armillaries reportedly astonished the chinese language. however the icon of the missionary-scientist is itself a posh fable. Masterfully correcting the traditional tale of China Jesuits as uncomplicated conduits for Western technological know-how, Florence C. Hsia exhibits how those missionary-scientists remade themselves as they negotiated where of the profane sciences in a spiritual enterprise.
Sojourners in a wierd Land develops a family tree of Jesuit conceptions of clinical existence in the chinese language undertaking box from the 16th via eighteenth centuries. reading the broadcast list in their endeavors in average philosophy and arithmetic, Hsia identifies 3 versions of the missionary guy of technological know-how through their genres of writing: challenge heritage, travelogue, and educational assortment. Drawing at the heritage of early glossy Europe’s clinical, spiritual, and print tradition, she makes use of the elaboration and reception of those clinical personae to build the 1st collective biography of the Jesuit missionary-scientist’s many incarnations in past due imperial China.
By Samya Johnson,L. McAlister
By Alemayehu Mekonnen
This ebook addresses the motives and the implications of tradition swap in Ethiopia, from Haile Selassie to the current, in line with thorough educational study. even if the ebook is written from an evangelical standpoint, it invitations Ethiopians from all spiritual, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds to mirror on their earlier, study their current and to have interaction in cohesion with variety to stand the long run. It additionally appeals to the judgment of right and wrong of world and nearby powers who've been at once and ultimately considering the affairs of Ethiopia.
By Mark Ireland
By Susan R Andrews
Rev. Andrews says "it is a privilege and pleasure to bare a God with pores and skin on -- a fleshy observe that will get up off the pages of the Bible and walks into our lives."
God With dermis On for Cycle C by means of Susan Andrews may also help any pastor looking
• clean homiletical ways to the lectionary texts
• preaching illustrations
• a clearer figuring out of scripture passages
• grownup examine and dialogue groups
• own devotions and biblical studies on each one Sunday’s readings.
Some of the sermon titles during this publication are:
• the long run current (Luke 1:39-45 [46-55])
• How clever Is God’s layout? (Matthew 2:1-12)
• Holy Happiness (Luke 6:17-26)
Susan R. Andrews lately retired because the normal Presbyter on the Hudson River Presbytery, is the daughter and granddaughter of Presbyterian pastors. A graduate of Wellesley collage, Andrews acquired her M.Div. from Harvard Divinity university and her D.Min.from McCormick Theological Seminary. earlier than her current place, Andrews had served as a parish pastor for a few years in 3 varied congregations situated in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. Susan enjoys examining, mountain climbing, touring, and her grandchildren.
By Roger J. Gench
While city pastors dedicate time and effort to the entire average calls for of ministry, additionally they grapple with demanding situations endemic to urban existence. attaining a degree of stability amid those competing calls for and duties will be daunting. utilizing his studies as a pastor in city settings for almost 3 a long time, Roger J. Gench bargains pastors a detailed examine the demanding situations that come from being taken with city ministry.
all through, he integrates memoir, sermons, and essays on social ministry, and reflections at the theology and spirituality of parish existence. In every one bankruptcy, Gench deals his personal tales and reflections after which invitations readers to contemplate the relevance for his or her personal ministry. city pastors won't purely locate themselves with regards to Gench's reviews yet also will discover functional aid for his or her ministry.
By Annie Blazer