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  • Rethinking "Gnosticism"by Michael Allen Williams

    Princeton University Press 1999; US$ 55.00 US$ 50.05

    Most anyone interested in such topics as creation mythology, Jungian theory, or the idea of "secret teachings" in ancient Judaism and Christianity has found "gnosticism" compelling. Yet the term "gnosticism," which often connotes a single rebellious movement against the prevailing religions of late antiquity, gives the false impression of a monolithic... more...

  • The Heresy of Orthodoxy (Foreword by I. Howard Marshall)by ; Andreas J. stenberger; Michael J. Kruger; I. Howard Marshall

    Crossway 2010; US$ 19.99

    This polemic against the "Bauer-Ehrman Thesis" examines modern New Testament criticism against orthodoxy in early Christianity. Throughout, vigilance is shown toward the modern adherence to postmodern ideals of diversity. more...

  • The Secret Providence of Godby John Calvin; Paul Helm

    Crossway 2010; US$ 15.99

    This new edition reintroduces John Calvin's neglected work on the doctrine of divine providence. Includes an introduction and notes by prominent British theologian Paul Helm. more...

  • The Paraphrase of Shem (NH VII,1)by Michel Roberge

    BRILL 2010; US$ 122.00

    This book presents the first comprehensive interpretation of the Paraphrase of Shem, Codex VII,1 in the Coptic Nag Hammadi Library. The lenghty introduction discusses the literary genre of the treatise, its plan and system, its situation among the Gnostic systems, its provenance and date. The translation sets out the text in paragraphs, with headings... more...

  • Miracle on Hope Hillby Carol Kent; Jennie Afman Dimkoff

    Howard Books 2011; US$ 16.99

    A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader. more...

  • Flora Tells a Storyby Michael Kaler

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2008; US$ 48.95

    In early Christianity, many people were inspired to write gospels, treatises, letters, and stories celebrating the new faith, but not all of these writings are found in the New Testament. One such story from an unknown author is the Coptic, gnostic Apocalypse of Paul , a tale of the apostle Paul's ascent to the heavens that was lost for millennia... more...

  • Providence and the Problem of Evilby Richard Swinburne

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 54.99

    Richard Swinburne offers an answer to one of the most difficult problems of religious belief: why does a loving God allow humans to suffer so much? Swinburne argues that God wants much more for us than pleasure or freedom from suffering: he wants us to learn and to love, to make the choices which make great differences for good or evil to each other,... more...

  • When Life Hurtsby Philip Yancey

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 5.99

    Many strong believers begin to feel disillusioned with God or to doubt their faith when faced with great pain or suffering. Even the strongest believers may begin to wonder where God is when they need him most or why he doesn't seem to care. In this book Philip Yancey inspires those for whom life hurts to look beyond their immediate suffering and to... more...

  • Der östliche Manichäismus ? Gattungs- und Werksgeschichteby Zekine Özertural; Jens Wilkens

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 141.14

    Die Abhandlungen der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen sind das wichtigste wissenschaftliche Publikationsorgan der Göttinger Akademie. In dieser Reihe veröffentlichen vor allem die Akademiemitglieder und Mitarbeiter an den Forschungsunternehmen der Akademie die Ergebnisse ihrer Forschungen aus dem gesamten Bereich der Geisteswissenschaften... more...

  • The Relentless Tenderness of Jesusby Brennan Manning; Larry Crabb

    Baker Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.00

    Undertakes the impossible task of explaining the two very different sides of the Son of God--his explosive power and his incredible tenderness--and calls us to "adopt the astonishing life of a committed disciple." more...