Faithful: A Theology of Sex Ordinary Theology #ad - As part of zondervan’s ordinary Theology series, Faithful takes a deeper look at a subject Christians talk about often but not always thoughtfully. In faithful, author beth felker jones sketches a theology of sexuality that demonstrates sex is not about legalistic morals with no basis in reality but rather about the God who is faithful to us.
In hosea 2:19-20 god says to israel, in steadfast love, “I will take you for my wife forever; I will take you for my wife in righteousness and in justice, and in mercy.
A Little Book for New Theologians: Why and How to Study Theology Little BooksIVP Academic #ad - Whenever we read, hear or say anything about God, think, we are doing theology. Theology is about life, " writes Kapic. In the tradition of helmut thielicke's A Little Exercise for Young Theologians, Kelly Kapic offers a concise introduction to the study of theology for newcomers to the field. This brief, clear and lively primer draws out the relevance of theology for Christian life, worship, mission, witness and more.
A Little Book for New Theologians: Why and How to Study Theology Little Books #ad - It is not a conversation our souls can afford to avoid. ". Yet theology isn't just a matter of what we think. Not only concerned with content and method, Kapic explores the skills, attitudes and spiritual practices needed by those who take up the discipline. He highlights the value and importance of theological study and explains its unique nature as a serious discipline.
It affects who we are.
The Story of God: A Narrative TheologyBeacon Hill Press of Kansas City #ad - Since its publication in 1994, The Story of God has played an important role in implementing and advancing the study of narrative theology. Updated and revised to include current language and ideologies, this new edition provides readers with an even more engaging and accessible introduction to Christian theology.
Drawing from scripture, everyday experience, and contemporary reflection, Michael Lodahl weaves together the stories and themes of the Bible to present a compelling picture of the grand story of God and the amazing love He has for His people. One of the first books to formulate and examine Wesleyan theology using the Bible’s overarching story, it continues to serve as a popular text in colleges and universities and as a reliable resource for ministers and theologians.
The Story of God: A Narrative Theology #ad - Unlike other books, the story of god uses the flesh-and-blood stories of the Bible to help readers see the complete picture of God s love for the world and in doing so, which use a topical or systematic approach to understanding theology, gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Christian faith.
Essential Beliefs: A Wesleyan PrimerBeacon Hill Press of Kansas City #ad - From discussions about the trinity to sanctification and the church, the idea that Christianity is relational and centered on a loving relationship with God through Christ by the Holy Spirit is always present. Written by educators and pastors from different backgrounds and cultures, Essential Beliefs is an indispensable benefit for those wanting a deeper grasp of the Christian faith.
Essential Beliefs: A Wesleyan Primer #ad - Distinguishing the essentials from the nonessentials seems impossible. The theologians who contributed to this work do not lose sight of these distinctive features. Christians believe many different things. Is there any way to make sense of it all?Essential Beliefs approaches the myriad of Christian beliefs from the Wesleyan perspective, setting apart and highlighting the most significant doctrines.
From the outset, the book emphasizes that Christian theology must not only be informative but also transformative; it is, above all, a call to the love of God and neighbor.
Being Consumed: Economics and Christian DesireEerdmans #ad - Examining pathologies of desire in contemporary "free market" economies, Being Consumed puts forth a positive and inspiring vision of how the body of Christ can engage in economic alternatives. At every turn, cavanaugh illustrates his theological analysis with concrete examples of Christian economic practices.
Being Consumed: Economics and Christian Desire #ad - Should christians be for or against the free market? for or against globalization? How are we to live in a world of scarcity? William Cavanaugh uses Christian resources to incisively address basic economic matters -- the free market, globalization, consumer culture, and scarcity -- arguing that we should not just accept these as givens but should instead change the terms of the debate.
Among other things, in the Eucharist, Cavanaugh discusses how God, forms us to consume and be consumed rightly.
Soul Virgins: Redefining Single SexualitySexual Wholeness Resources #ad - Providing a much-needed spiritual perspective to the sexuality debate, the authors tackle difficult topics from a biblical foundation to help single adults establish practical models for maintaining purity and creating a healthy sexuality. But many single adults are tired of the "how far is too far?" approach because it doesn't go far enough.
Sex and sexuality are hot topics these days. Why does the discussion stop at the physical? what about the deeper spiritual and relational aspects of sexuality? Pioneering Christian sex therapists Doug Rosenau and Michael Todd Wilson team up in this helpful and hopeful book about understanding sexuality and intimacy beyond what our "do it if it feels good" culture says it is.
Soul Virgins: Redefining Single Sexuality #ad - Rosenau and wilson provide a 3-d discussion of body, soul, and spirit that proves sexuality is ultimately more about relational intimacy than just the physical act of sex. Originally published in Paperback by Baker Books. With real-life personal stories, Soul Virgins helps singles accept their sexuality as a godly discipline.
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Discipleship Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, Vol. 4FORTRESS PRESS #ad - Every call of jesus is a call to death, " Bonhoeffer wrote. Fortress press. At its center stands an interpretation of the Sermon on the Mount: what Jesus demanded of his followers-and how the life of discipleship is to be continued in all ages of the post- resurrection church. 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.
Cheap grace is the mortal enemy of our church. Used book in Good Condition. His own life ended in martyrdom on April 9, 1945. 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. Our struggle today is for costly grace.
Discipleship Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, Vol. 4 #ad - 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.
Across the Spectrum: Understanding Issues in Evangelical TheologyBaker Academic #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This new edition of a popular text presents an accessible yet comprehensive primer that helps readers understand the breadth of viewpoints on major issues in evangelical theology, with chapters using the popular three- or four-views book format. The second edition retains the helpful features of the first edition--end-of-chapter "For Further Reading" sections and an extensive glossary--and adds an appendix that addresses thirteen peripheral issues in contemporary evangelicalism.
Across the Spectrum: Understanding Issues in Evangelical Theology #ad - They lay out the biblical, theological, and philosophical arguments for each position in point-counterpoint fashion and discuss possible objections. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Isbn13: 9780801037931. Tracking provided on most orders. Condition: New. Fortress press. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.
The authors carefully examine positions taken by evangelical scholars on seventeen seminal issues.
Sex for Christians: The Limits and Liberties of Sexual LivingEerdmans #ad - Condition: New. Now considered a classic statement on sex and sexuality from a Christian perspective, Lewis B. Used book in Good Condition. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! The first, its sinful distortions, " overviews human sexuality -- its created goodness, "Sex and Christian People, and its redeemed potential -- what we are as human sexual beings.
And with the hindsight of two decades since sex for Christians first came out, Smedes presents an even stronger statement of his two sources of authority: the Bible's moral standards regarding sex, and the authority of reality as we discern it. Smedes's attempt to present "a christian perspective for a truly human sexual life" has resulted in a sexual morality that, within a biblical perspective, is as liberating as it is limiting.
Sex for Christians: The Limits and Liberties of Sexual Living #ad - Isbn13: 9780801037931. Tracking provided on most orders. Part two, "sex and married people, " and part three, "Sex and Single People, " are about sexual behavior in each succeeding stage of life -- the things we do as sexual beings. With the addition of an extensive epilogue, cohabitation, homosexuality, Smedes brings his text into clear focus with today's pressing issues -- AIDS, and the need to develop Christian strategies regarding sex.
Fortress press. Smedes's sex for christians offers a frank yet compassionate discussion that is refreshingly open-minded and strongly biblical. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.
Pilgrim Theology: Core Doctrines for Christian DisciplesZondervan Academic #ad - Also included are sidebars showing the key distinctions readers need to grasp on a particular subject, and questions at the end of each chapter for individual, helpful charts and tables illuminating exegetical and historical topics, classroom, and small group reflection. Pilgrim theology will help undergraduate students of theology and educated laypersons gain an understanding of the Christian tradition’s biblical and historical foundations.
Fortress press. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Used book in Good Condition. Pilgrim theology distills the distinctive benefits of this approach into a more accessible introduction designed for classroom and group study. In this book, michael horton guides readers through a preliminary exploration of Christian theology in “a Reformed key.
Pilgrim Theology: Core Doctrines for Christian Disciples #ad - Horton reviews the biblical passages that give rise to a particular doctrine in addition to surveying past and present interpretations. Condition: New. The 2011 award-winning publication the christian Faith garnered wide praise as a thorough, the classical elements of systematic theology, well-informed treatment of the philosophical foundations of Christian theology, and exegesis of relevant biblical texts.
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A Celebration of Sex: A Guide to Enjoying God's Gift of Sexual IntimacyThomas Nelson #ad - Condition: New. Fortress press. Dr. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Isbn13: 9780801037931. Tracking provided on most orders. A celebration of sex: a Guide to Enjoying God's Gift of Sexual Intimacy. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Douglas rosenau is a licensed psychologist, and a Christian sex therapist who has for the past seventeen years used his training in theology and counseling to help Christian couples enrich and reclaim God's wonderful gift of sexuality within marriage.
A celebration of sex answers specific, often unasked questions about sexual topics, presents married couples with detailed techniques and behavioral skills for deepening sexual pleasure and intimate companionship, and is an excellent tool for premarital education. Previous edition: 0785273662 Used book in Good Condition.