Archives For Theology

 

Here are a some excellent theology* books that will be released this month:

* broadly interpreted, including ethics, church history, biblical studies, and other areas that intersect with theology

    

Church in Ordinary Time: A Wisdom Ecclesiology

Amy Plantinga Pauw

Eerdmans
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Prophetic in Reconciliation
 

Intercultural Ministry:
Hope for a Changing World
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Grace Ji-Sun Kim /
Jann Aldredge-Clanton, Eds.

Paperback: Judson Press. 2017
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Reviewed by Kevin Book-Satterlee
 
 
One of the most important starting points for bringing differing people together is being open with one’s own story and understanding of their story. The act of being self-reflective auto-locates a person within their social imaginary. If anything is taken from Kim and Aldredge-Clanton’s book, Intercultural Ministry: Hope for a Changing World, it is the persistence of self-reflexivity as a foundation for bringing people together. Nearly every case study in the book begins their success and recovers from their failures by fostering a place of telling and admitting their story; an open space for people to participate, dialogue, and forge paths of coming together where they might not have before. Each and every author demonstrate a commitment to forming an intercultural, inclusive faith community, and the case studies within this book can serve as encouraging examples for both the novice and the experienced embarking upon this path. The book is as confessional as it is encouraging.

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2017 Fall Books Preview!

September 1, 2017 — Leave a comment

 

25 of the Best New Books to Watch for this Fall…

Including ones by Wendell Berry, Ta-Nehisi Coates,
Brene Brown, Mary Oliver, and MORE

 

[ Christian Faith in Practice ]  [ Theology ]
[ History / Biography ]  [ Nonfiction ]  [ Fiction ]
[ Young Readers ]  [ Poetry ]

 

*** Our Most Anticipated Book ***

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

  

Persons: The Difference between `Someone’ and `Something’

Robert Spaemann

 

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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
(NT Wright, Madeleine L’Engle, Michael Pollan, MORE )

 

THEOLOGY CLASSICS –
15 Essential Ebooks Under $3ea!
  

 

Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader
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#1:
Paul and the Faithfulness of God: Two Volumes in One Ebook

N.T. Wright

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Fortress Press has just launched a major ebook sale.

 

Most of their ebook catalog (800+ titles) is on sale for $4.99 or less! Featuring books by  Brueggemann, N.T. Wright, and MORE

 

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Below you will find a few recommended deals from the sale.

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The Crucifixion of the Warrior God:
Volumes 1 & 2

Gregory Boyd
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The Land: Revised Edition

Walter Brueggemann
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Paul and the Faithfulness of God: Two Book Set

N.T. Wright
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This extraordinary new collection of poems was released this spring…
 
 

The Virginia State Colony for
Epileptics and Feebleminded: Poems

 
Molly McCully Brown

 
Paperback: Persea Books, 2017
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Earlier this week, the poet did a striking interview with NPR’s Terry Gross, in which we talks about faith and disability and our bodies, and reads portions of her poems:

I highly recommend given it a listen here:

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

  

Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God: The Scandalous Truth of the Very Good News

Brian Zahnd

Watch a trailer video for this book… 

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One of the best new theology books of this month will release next week… 

Cross Vision: How the Crucifixion of Jesus Makes Sense of Old Testament Violence
Greg Boyd

Paperback: Fortress Press, 2017
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Get a sneak peek of this book in the trailer video…
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