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December 1, 2017

The story of the binding of Isaac presents problems and opportunities for people who seek to live faithfully in relationship with a God who surpasses ...

Armin Kohnle (Author) Linda M. Maloney (Translator)
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December 1, 2017

Armin Kohnle’s Martin Luther: Scholar, Heretic, Husband is an outstanding and visually rich introduction to the life and times of a man who changed society forever. Kohnle works chronologically through Luther’s life, from his early life and monastery years, through his years as a teacher, reformer, and family man in clear, quick moving prose.

Brian J. Wright (Author)
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December 1, 2017

Much of the contemporary discussion of the Jesus tradition has focused on aspects of oral performance, story telling, and social memory, on the premise that ...

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December 1, 2017

Discovering reliable information about women in early Christianity is a challenging enterprise. Most people have never heard of Bitalia, Veneranda, Crispina, Petronella, Leta, Sofia the ...

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November 15, 2017

The Protestant Reformation emphasized the centrality of Scripture to Christian life; the twentieth-century liturgical movement emphasized the Bible’s place at the heart of liturgy. But ...

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November 15, 2017

The prophet Haggai advocated for the rebuilding of the temple, destroyed by Babylon, in the tumultuous period of reconstruction under Persian dominion; so much is ...

Jordan J. Ryan (Author)
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November 15, 2017

Reviewing what we now know about actual synagogues in the land of Israel and their public role in Jewish life and culture, Jordan J. Ryan shows that Gospel narratives placed in synagogues accurately reflect the ancient synagogue setting. He argues for the historical plausibility of the setting of these narratives and suggests that synagogue research must be a starting point for their interpretation. He further argues that Jesus’s efforts at the restoration of Israel were intentionally aimed at the synagogue as an institution of public and political life. 

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