By Simon Chan
Now, in Grassroots Asian Theology, Simon Chan examines Asian Christianity at its day-by-day, maintaining point. There he uncovers a colourful theology that's authentically Asian and really attractive.
More than an insignificant survey, Grassroots Asian Theology makes a major and optimistic contribution to Asian theology. Organizing his dialogue below major subject matters of Christian theology, Chan appears to be like at how Christians have grappled with their dwelling religion within the context of Asian cultures and societies. Then, drawing at the church's broader culture, he issues the best way ahead. Chan not just probes and informs, he leads and demanding situations readers throughout cultures to obtain, stay and speak an actual Christian religion.
This is an important booklet for either outsiders and insiders to Asian Christianity, in addition to these attracted to the wider horizons of worldwide theology. Chan reminds us that real theologies are grounded specifically peoples, locations and cultures.
By John Timmerman
"Fatal Choice is not any traditional fantasy. It combines paintings heritage, philosophical discussion worthwhile of the Greeks, rigorous orthodox theology, and devoted biblical hermeneutics. All of those on a such a lot objectionable topic--at least to fashionable sensibilities--hell. John Timmerman pulls this off with the entire panache of C. S. Lewis. Like Elwin Ransom on the end of Out of the Silent Planet, you'll good query, 'Was this tale true?' it really is worthy a thought!"
--W. Andrew Hoffecker, Professor of Church historical past Emeritus, Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Mississippi
John Timmerman is a Professor of English at Calvin university. he's the writer of twenty-five books, lots of them for the Christian audience.
By William Lane Craig
Perfect as a textbook but very good for lay readers, this up to date version builds a good case for Christianity through utilizing the newest suggestion to middle theological themes.
J. Gresham Machen as soon as acknowledged, "False rules are the best hindrances to the reception of the gospel"-which makes apologetics that rather more very important. desirous to interact not only teachers and pastors yet Christian laypeople and seekers, William Lane Craig has revised and up to date key sections during this 3rd version of his vintage textual content to mirror the most recent paintings in astrophysics, philosophy, chance calculus, the arguments for the lifestyles of God, and Reformed epistemology.
His approach-that of confident apologetics-gives cautious awareness to an important questions and issues, together with: the connection of religion and cause, the lifestyles of God, the issues of old wisdom and miracles, the non-public claims of Christ, and the historicity of the resurrection of Jesus. He exhibits that there's stable cause to imagine Christianity is correct. As Craig says, "If you could have a legitimate and persuasive case for Christianity, you do not have to develop into a professional in comparative religions and Christian cults. a favorable justification of the Christian religion immediately overwhelms all competing international perspectives missing an both powerful case."
By Hans W. Frei,Mike Higton,Mark Alan Bowald,George Hunsinger
"Imagine the buzz that will accompany the invention of Brahms' sketches for a 5th symphony, or unpublished letters from Einstein at the thought of relativity. those items supply whatever comparable: Hans Frei's rising pondering biblical narrativity and theology. This quantity is additional proof of the seminal nature and carrying on with importance of Frei's shut theologizing."
--Kevin J. Vanhoozer, learn Professor of Systematic Theology, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
"Hans Frei used to be top-of-the-line American theologian of the 20th century, and his idea has if something grown in value considering that then. This fantastically edited number of more often than not unpublished fabric distills key issues of his considering on significant problems with Christian fact, biblical interpretation, and the way top to do theology. it's rigorous, persuasive, and specifically clever, and succeeds remarkably in having the ability even as not just to introduce Frei attractively to a brand new iteration but in addition to attract deeper those that be aware of him well."
--David F. Ford, Emeritus Regius Professor of Divinity, Cambridge University
Hans W. Frei (1922-1988) used to be some of the most very important American theologians of his new release. He spent nearly all of his occupation instructing at Yale Divinity tuition, the place he authored The id of Jesus Christ and The Eclipse of Biblical Narrative, a variety of essays, and an enormous number of unpublished works, that have seeing that been released posthumously: Types of Christian Theology, Theology and Narrative, and the impending Reading Faithfully: Writings from the Archives.
Mark Alan Bowald is affiliate Professor of faith & Theology at Redeemer college university. he's the writer of Rendering the be aware in Theological Hermeneutics: Mapping Divine and Human Agency.
Mike Higton is Professor of Theology and Ministry at Durham college. he's the writer of diverse books, together with Christ, windfall, and historical past: Hans W. Frei's Public Theology.
By Nathan D. Hieb
By R.C. Sproul,Thabiti Anyabwile,Alistair Begg,D.A. Carson,Sinclair B. Ferguson,W. Robert Godfrey,Steven J. Lawson,R.C. Sproul Jr.,Derek W.H. Thomas
Tragically, the holiness of God has been obscured in our time, and accordingly, the church's doctrine and ethics were tarnished, leisure has changed worship in lots of areas, the Gospel is misunderstood and missed, and the church assimilates itself to the tradition rather than looking to remodel it throughout the preaching of God's observe.
Holy, Holy, Holy: Proclaiming the Perfections of God bargains a corrective. right here, the holiness of God is outlined, explored, and praised by way of a lineup of best evangelical pastors and students, who express the way it impacts our worship, doctrine, and private walks with Christ.
Adapted from the lectures on the 2009 Ligonier Ministries nationwide convention, Holy, Holy, Holy unfolds the nature of God and the holiness that units Him aside. here's excessive theology in comprehensible language, bringing deeper wisdom of God and selling love for Him.
By Jens Zimmermann
To accomplish that calls for that we retrieve an old Christian humanism for our time. simply it will recognize and solution the overall call for for a standard humanity past non secular, denominational and secular divides. Incarnational Humanism hence issues the way in which ahead through pointing backward. instead of resorting to theological novelty, Zimmermann attracts at the wealthy assets present in Scripture and in its theological interpreters starting from Irenaeus and Augustine to de Lubac and Bonhoeffer.
Zimmermann masterfully attracts his entire learn jointly through presenting a fantastically evangelical philosophy of tradition. That philosophy grasps the hyperlink among the hot humanity inaugurated via Christ and all of humanity. during this approach he holds up an image of the general public ministry of the church as a witness to the world's reconciliation to God.
By Stephen R Holmes,Shawn Bawulski
Christian Theology: The Classics is a colourful creation to an important works of theology within the historical past of Christian concept. Exploring writings from the origins of Christianity to the current day, it examines the most influential theologians of all time, contemplating the context within which they have been writing and the lasting importance in their work.? masking thirty-one theological classics such as:
• Augustine of Hippo, at the Trinity
• Martin Luther, statement on Galatians
• John Calvin, The Institutes of The Christian Religion
• Jonathan Edwards, spiritual Affections
• St Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae
With a word list and descriptions of the foremost criticisms of every textual content, this publication is the best place to begin for an individual attracted to Theology and the heritage of Christian thought.
By Beverly Lanzetta
By Letty M. Russell