Bargain Books [Vol. 3, #39]

October 28, 2010 — Leave a comment

 

In our continuing effort to fund the publication and free distribution of The Englewood Review, we are going to be collaborating more intentionally with Christian Book Distributors. Primarily, we will be offering you the opportunity to buy bargain books from CBD that we think of are interest. Buying books this way is a win / win / win proposition. You get great books for a great price, CBD gets the sale and we get an excellent referral fee from CBD.

This week’s Bargains:

31331: Theological Lexicon of the Old Testament, 3 Volumes Theological Lexicon of the Old Testament, 3 Volumes
By Hendrickson Publishers

$29.99 – Save 75%!!

In these volumes, outstanding scholars provide in-depth and wide-ranging investigations of the historical, semantic, and theological meanings of over 300 Old Testament concepts. Well-organized and clearly written articles analyze a significant portion of the Old Testament vocabulary. Further, terms are keyed to other standard reference works, such as Brown-Driver-Briggs, The Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament, Strong’s Concordance, and others. This resource can serve a wide audience, from professors and researchers to pastors and students of the Bible. Even readers with little or no knowledge of Hebrew can use it to their benefit.

226108: The Gospel According to Tolkien: Visions of the Kingdom in Middle-earth The Gospel According to Tolkien: Visions of the Kingdom in Middle-earth

By Ralph C. Wood / Westminster John Knox Press

$2.69 – Save 82%!!!

The Lord of the Rings is the touchstone modern but its Christian underpinnings have at times been . Wood fully reveals Tolkien’s sacramental themes: hope can be found in the midst of despair, charity can overcome vengeance, and faith can spring out of weakness. 184 pages, softcover.

705621: A Guide to Tolkien A Guide to Tolkien
By David Day / Chancellor Press

$1.99 – Save 87%!

Tolkien fans! Do you remember who the Ainur are? Who lives in Fangorn Forest? What are Oliphaunts? Where is the White Tower? This detailed A-to-Z guide to Tolkien’s writings has the answers! Essential for everybody who loves his works, it explains the creatures, plants, events, and places that make up Middle-earth. 271 pages, softcover from Chancellor.

32830: The Executed God: Way of the Cross in Lockdown America The Executed God: Way of the Cross in Lockdown America

By Mark Lewis Taylor / Augsburg Fortress

$1.99 – Save 89%!!!

Is there a contradiction in worshiping the Son of God, who was executed by the state, while supporting capital punishment? In this penetrating theological analysis, Taylor calls for a new understanding of the “way of the cross” and suggests ways Christians can resist and transform unjust systems of imprisonment and death. 208 pages, softcover from Fortress.