Prayerbook of the Bible is a classic of Christian spirituality. In this theological interpretation of the psalms, Bonhoeffer describes the moods of an individual's relationship with God and also the turns of love and heartbreak, of joy and sorrow, that are themselves the Christian community's path to God.
Life Together and Prayerbook of the Bible Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, Vol. 5 #ad - Dietrich bonhoeffer works, a sixteen volume series, offers a fresh, with introductions, annotations, critical translation of Bonhoeffer's writings, and interpretations. The treatise contains bonhoeffer's thoughts about the nature of Christian community based on the common life that he and his seminarians experienced at the seminary and in the "Brother's House" there.
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Who Is the Holy Spirit?: Biblical Insights into His Divine Person Hobbs College LibraryB&H Academic #ad - Yarnell focuses on identifying characteristics of the person of the Holy Spirit himself, rather than discussing the work of the Spirit solely in the context of salvation and sanctification, or external signs and wonders. Who is the holy spirit? aims to help people see who the Holy Spirit is through Scripture’s description of him, offering biblical insights into the identity of the third person of the Trinity.
Who the holy spirit is determines what the Holy Spirit does. With consideration for the Spirit’s identity derived from both Old and New Testament accounts, author Malcolm B.
Upon This Rock: A Baptist Understanding of the ChurchB&H Academic #ad - Caner, james Leo Garrett, Jr. And byron McWilliams. A recent conference at southwestern baptist theological Seminary featured speakers addressing topics set forth in the article on “The Church” in the Southern Baptist Convention’s Baptist Faith and Message statement. Duesing, david Allen, Emir F. Upon this rock gathers those presentations and answers such questions as:• what is the basis for our denominational distinctives?• are they merely a collection of “faded traditions” or true doctrinal necessities rooted in the Bible alone?• Are they theologically rich cornerstones of faith that easily transcend time, Paige Patterson “Observing the Two Ordinances of Christ”, culture, and preference?Contributors include Malcolm B Yarnell III “Upon This Rock I Will Build My Church: A Theological Exposition of Matthew 16:13-20”, Thomas and Joy White “Church Officers and Gender: Can Women Be Pastors? Or Deacons?” and Bart Barber “A Denomination of Churches: Biblical and Useful” as well as Jason G.
A Theology for the ChurchB&H Academic #ad - Albert Mohler, Jr. Paige patterson, and Mark Dever among others will also appeal to the broader evangelical community. Included in this revision are new chapters on theological method from a missional perspective Bruce Ashford and Keith Whitfield and theology of creation, providence, and Sabbath that engages current research in science and philosophy Chad Owen Brand.
A Theology for the Church #ad - Chapters on special revelation David Dockery and human nature John Hammett have also been updated. The revised edition of a theology for the church retains its original structure, God, Christ, organized under these traditional theological categories: revelation, humanity, the church, the Holy Spirit, salvation, and last things.
Each chapter within these sections contains answers to the following four questions: What does the Bible say? What has the church believed? How does it all fit together? How does this doctrine impact the church today? Contributions from leading Baptist thinkers R.
The Freedom of a ChristianFortress Press #ad - Perhaps no work of martin luther's so captures the revolutionary zeal and theological boldness of his vision as The Freedom of a Christian. Yet, it is not easily accessible today. Marktranvik's new translation of Luther's treatise brings alive the social, historical, and ecclesial context of Luther's treatise.
This is the first of a set of student guides to key Reformation treatises by Martin Luther, concentrating on those most widely used in college settings.
Discipleship Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, Vol. 4FORTRESS PRESS #ad - Our struggle today is for costly grace. And with that sharp warning to his own church, which was engaged in bitter conflict with the official nazified state church, Dietrich Bonhoeffer began his book Discipleship formerly entitled The Cost of Discipleship. Freshly translated from the german critical edition, Discipleship provides a more accurate rendering of the text and extensive aids and commentary to clarify the meaning, context, and reception of this work and its attempt to resist the Nazi ideology then infecting German Christian churches.
Discipleship Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, Vol. 4 #ad - Fortress press. Every call of jesus is a call to death, " Bonhoeffer wrote. His own life ended in martyrdom on April 9, 1945. Cheap grace is the mortal enemy of our church. Originally published in 1937, it soon became a classic exposition of what it means to follow Christ in a modern world beset by a dangerous and criminal government.
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Three TreatisesFortress Press #ad - This new edition of three treatises will continue to be a popular resource for individual study, church school classes, and college and seminary courses. The translations of these treatises are all taken from the American edition of Luther's Works. Chief among these are the three treatises written in 1520
Fortress press. The freedom of a christian gives a concise presentation of Luther's position on the doctrine of justification by faith. Martin luther posted his Ninety-five Theses on the church door at Wittenberg in 1517. To the christian nobility of the german Nation is an attack on the corruption of the church and the abuses of its authority, bringing to light many of the underlying reasons for the Reformation.
Three Treatises #ad - In the three years that followed, Luther clarified and defended his position in numerous writings. In these writings luther tried to frame his ideas in terms that would be comprehensible not only to the clergy but to people from a wide range of backgrounds. The second treatise, the babylonian Captivity of the Church, contains Luther's sharp criticism of the sacramental system of the Catholic church.
You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church . . . and Rethinking FaithBaker Books #ad - Is the church losing the next Generation?More than half of all Christian teens and twentysomethings leave active involvement in church. Kinnaman, parents, youth leaders, lasting faith, offers ideas for pastors, and educators to pass on a vibrant, with the help of contributors from across the Christian spectrum, and ideas for young adults to find themselves in wholehearted pursuit of Christ.
Fortress press. Based on research conducted by the barna group, you Lost Me exposes ways the Christian community has failed to equip young adults to live "in but not of" the world--to follow Christ in the midst of profound cultural change. The faith journeys of the next generation are a challenge to the established church, but they can also be a source of hope for the community of faith.
You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church . . . and Rethinking Faith #ad - This wide-ranging study debunks persistent myths about young dropouts and examines the likely consequences for young adults and for the church if we maintain the status quo.
Leaving Church: A Memoir of FaithHarperOne #ad - I expected to love the children who hung on my legs after Sunday morning services until they grew up and had children of their own. Some-times i even keep the sabbath with a cup of steaming Assam tea on my front porch, watching towhees vie for the highest perch in the poplar tree while God watches me. This book is my attempt to do that.
Taylor has five successful years that see significant growth in the church she serves, but ultimately she finds herself experiencing Fortress press. This beautiful book is rich with wit and humanness and honesty and loving detail. I cannot overstate how liberating and transforming I have found Leaving Church to be.
Leaving Church: A Memoir of Faith #ad - Frederick Buechner, author of Beyond Words. The adjustment from city life to country dweller is something of a shock - Taylor is one of the only professional women in the community - but small-town life offers many of its own unique joys. But it is the life that has turned out to be mine, and the central revelation in it for me - that the call to serve God is first and last the call to be fully human - seems important enough to witness to on paper.
These days i earn my living teaching school, and while i still dream of opening a small restaurant in Clarkesville or volunteering at an eye clinic in Nepal, not leading worship, there is no guarantee that I will not run off with the circus before I am through. I even expected to be buried wearing the same red vestments in which I was ordained.
After nine years serving on the staff of a big urban church in Atlanta, Barbara Brown Taylor arrives in rural Clarkesville, Georgia population 1, 500, following her dream to become the pastor of her own small congregation.
Ethics Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, Vol. 6Fortress Press #ad - This edition allows scholars, theologians, ethicists, and serious Christians to appreciate the cogency and relevance of Bonhoeffer's vision. The crown jewel of bonhoeffer's body of work, Ethics is the culmination of his theological and personal odyssey. Though caught up in the vortex of momentous forces in the Nazi period, politics, Bonhoeffer systematically envisioned a radically Christocentric, purposefully recasting Christians' relation to history, incarnational ethic for a post-war world, and public life.
This beautiful book is rich with wit and humanness and honesty and loving detail. I cannot overstate how liberating and transforming I have found Leaving Church to be. Frederick Buechner, author of Beyond Words. Fortress Press. Based on careful reconstruction of the manuscripts, freshly and expertly translated and annotated, this new critical edition features an insightful Introduction by Clifford Green and an Afterword from the German edition's editors.
Ethics Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, Vol. 6 #ad - Fortress press.
Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian in CommunityHarperOne #ad - This beautiful book is rich with wit and humanness and honesty and loving detail. I cannot overstate how liberating and transforming I have found Leaving Church to be. Frederick Buechner, author of Beyond Words. Giving practical advice on how life together in Christ can be sustained in families and groups, Life Together is bread for all who are hungry for the real life of Christian fellowship.
Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian in Community #ad - Fortress Press. Fortress press. HarperOne. In life together, renowned christian minister, professor, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and author of The Cost of Discipleship recounts his unique fellowship in an underground seminary during the Nazi years in Germany.