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  • Classic Christianityby Thomas C. Oden

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 19.99

    For the first time, Thomas Oden's Systematic Theology classic series (individually titled The Living God , The Word of Life , and Life in the Spirit ) is available in one complete volume. A renowned theologian, Oden provides a consensus view of the Christian faith, delving deeply into ancient Christian tradition and bringing to the contemporary... more...

  • Predestinationby Peter J. Thuesen

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.89

    Predestination--the idea that God foreordains one's eternal destiny--is one of the most fascinating and controversial doctrines in Christianity. In this groundbreaking history, the first of its kind, Peter Thuesen shows that far from being only about the age-old riddle of divine sovereignty versus human free will, the debate over predestination is... more...

  • Church History, Volume One: From Christ to the Pre-Reformationby Everett Ferguson

    Zondervan 2013; US$ 35.24

    A church history text that integrates the events and development of the church with the social, economic, and intellectual history of the world around it. more...

  • The Bible Doesn't Say Thatby Dr. Joel M. Hoffman

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    The Bible Doesn't Say That explores what the Bible meant before it was misinterpreted over the past 2,000 years. Acclaimed translator and biblical scholar Dr. Joel M. Hoffman walks the reader through dozens of mistranslations, misconceptions, and other misunderstandings about the Bible. In forty short, straightforward chapters, he covers morality,... more...

  • Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modernby Morwenna Ludlow

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    The fourth-century Christian thinker, Gregory of Nyssa, has been the subject of a huge variety of interpretations over the past fifty years. Morwenna Ludlow analyses these recent readings, and asks: What do they reveal about modern and postmodern interpretations of the Christian past? What do they say about the nature of Gregory's writing? more...

  • Christianity for the Rest of Usby Diana Butler Bass

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24

    For decades the accepted wisdom has been that America's mainline Protestant churches are in decline, eclipsed by evangelical mega-churches. Church and religion expert Diana Butler Bass wondered if this was true, and this book is the result of her extensive, three-year study of centrist and progressive churches across the country. Her surprising findings... more...

  • The Faithby Brian Moynahan

    The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 31.00

    Beginning with the birth of Jesus and tracing the religion established by his followers up to the present day, The Faith is a comprehensive exploration of the history of Christianity. Judiciously covering all the signal moments without bogging down in minutia, author Brian Moynahan's superbly written and generously illustrated book is of central... more...

  • Revival of the Gnostic Heresyby Joe E. Morris

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    In this rigorous analysis, Morris draws parallels between Fundamentalist methods of biblical interpretation and the early Christian heresy of Gnosticism. more...

  • Religious Identity in an Early Reformation Communityby Michele Zelinsky Hanson

    BRILL 2008; US$ 158.00

    Based on Sixteenth-Century interrogation records, this book provides a rare insight into the religious lives of ordinary people, challenging the importance of belief in constructing religious identities and revealing the potential for accommodation during the controversies of the early Reformation. more...

  • The Secrets of Judasby James M. Robinson

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.46

    The discovery of a previously lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot has electrified the Christian community. What Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John tell us about Judas, the disciple who betrayed Jesus, is inconsistent and biased. Therefore, the revelation of an ancient gospel that portrays this despised man as someone who saw his role in the Passion of Christ... more...