Am I Still My Brother’s Keeper? : Biblical Perspectives on Poverty

University Press of America - This powerful book reveals what we can learn about poverty from a biblical context and how we might appropriate those insights to fight poverty in our own communities. Wafawanaka surveys the Hebrew Scriptures and challenges those with power and resources to reevaluate their response to the poor.





Biblical Exegesis: A Beginner's Handbook

Westminster John Knox Press - This new edition retains the features of the early editions: a minimum of technical terms, solid introductory guidelines in exegetical methods, and a valuable presentation of exegetical theory and practice. It is ideal for general introductory exegesis courses, introductions to the Old and New Testaments, and introduction to preaching, as well as for pastors and lay leaders.

John hayes and carl holladay have thoroughly revised and expanded this best-selling textbook, adding new chapters on emerging methods of interpretation and the use of computer technology for exegesis. All bibliographies have been updated, and Scripture has been converted to the NRSV. Westminster John Knox Press.





Handbook of Biblical Criticism, Fourth Edition

Westminster John Knox Press - Westminster John Knox Press. Westminster John Knox Press. Updates in this edition also include an expanded dictionary of terms, names, phrases, and frequently used abbreviations, as well as a bibliography that includes the most up-to-date date publications. The handbook of biblical criticism is a valuable introductory textbook and a reliable guide for pastors, laypersons, and scholars whose expertise lies in other fields.

. Thoroughly revised to include the newest methods, recent discoveries, the Handbook of Biblical Criticism is designed to be a starting point for understanding the vast array of methods, and developments in the field of biblical criticism over the past decade, approaches and technical terms employed in this field.

Handbook of Biblical Criticism, Fourth Edition - The fourth edition of this best-selling textbook continues to be a valuable resource for the beginning student in the critical study of the Bible.





Elements of Biblical Exegesis: A Basic Guide for Students and Ministers

Baker Academic - Westminster John Knox Press. Condition: New. Isbn13: 9780801046407. The new edition addresses more fully the meaning of theological interpretation and provides updated print and internet resources for those who want to pursue further study in any aspect of exegesis. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Designed for students, teachers, and ministers, this hands-on guide breaks the task down into seven distinct elements. In this revised and expanded edition of Elements of Biblical Exegesis: A Basic Guide for Students and Ministers, Michael J. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Appendixes offer three sample exegesis papers and practical guidelines for writing a research exegesis paper.

Elements of Biblical Exegesis: A Basic Guide for Students and Ministers - Gorman presents a straightforward approach to the complex task of biblical exegesis. For each of these, gorman supplies a clear explanation, practical hints, and suggested exercises to help the reader develop exegetical proficiency. Tracking provided on most orders. Westminster John Knox Press.





When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself

Moody Publishers - Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! It encourages us to see the dignity in everyone, to empower the materially poor, and to know that we are all uniquely needy—and that God in the gospel is reconciling all things to himself. When helping hurts shows how some alleviation efforts, failing to consider the complexities of poverty, have actually and unintentionally done more harm than good.

Westminster John Knox Press. Condition: New. When Helping Hurts. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Focusing on both north american and majority world contexts, When Helping Hurts provides proven strategies for effective poverty alleviation, catalyzing the idea that sustainable change comes not from the outside in, but from the inside out.

When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself - Westminster John Knox Press. But it looks ahead. With more than 300, 000 copies in print, When Helping Hurts is a paradigm-forming contemporary classic on the subject of poverty alleviation. Poverty is much more than simply a lack of material resources, and it takes much more than donations and handouts to solve it.

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Jesus and Money: A Guide for Times of Financial Crisis

Brazos Press - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! For all witherington's scholarship, this work should nonetheless be accessible to most readers. Library journal Westminster John Knox Press. Condition: New. Isbn13: 9780801046407. When Helping Hurts. In the wake of a sobering global recession, many Christians realize they need to rethink their approach to money.

Here respected new testament scholar Ben Witherington III explores what the Bible does--and doesn't--say about money. Tracking provided on most orders. Along the way, he critiques the faith-promise and health-and-wealth approaches to these issues, showing what good stewardship of God's possessions really looks like.

Jesus and Money: A Guide for Times of Financial Crisis - This book examines scripture with diligence and intelligence, seeking the teachings of Jesus and his followers on wealth, giving, poverty, and debt. Westminster John Knox Press. Now in paperback, money and debt, this book clearly and concisely examines what Jesus and his earliest followers taught about wealth and poverty, and tithing and sacrificial giving to help readers understand the proper role of money in modern Christian life.





The New Interpreter's Study Bible: New Revised Standard Version With the Apocrypha

Abingdon Press - The new interpreter s study Bible New Revised Standard Version With the Apocrypha. Isbn13: 9780801046407. Condition: New. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Westminster John Knox Press. Westminster John Knox Press. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders.

When Helping Hurts. In this new edition based on the new Revised Standard Version of the Bible with Apocrypha, sixty distinguished scholars have provided background and insight on the biblical text. The new interpreter’s study Bible brings the best of biblical scholarship to the service of the Church. Features include extensive historical and theological annotations on the biblical text; brief introductions and outlines for each biblical book; excursuses giving further background and insight regarding particular themes and passages; and nineteen commissioned maps detailing the biblical world at various historical periods.





What They Don't Tell You: A Survivor's Guide to Biblical Studies

Westminster John Knox Press - Brown provides basic information about the Bible and biblical criticism. Westminster John Knox Press. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Condition: New. Tracking provided on most orders. Westminster John Knox Press. He defines the jargon and and presents the variety of perspectives students will encounter in the classroom.

Isbn13: 9780801046407. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. He also clarifies the difference between biblical studies and Bible study, gives a brief history of scholarship, and furnishes an overview of the methods of biblical interpretation. When Helping Hurts. He uses his experiences as both a student and a teacher to offer wise advice about what to expect if you want to be an astute reader of the Bible.

What They Don't Tell You: A Survivor's Guide to Biblical Studies - Michael brown wants to help students understand the mind-set and presuppositions behind the academic discipline of biblical studies. The new interpreter s study Bible New Revised Standard Version With the Apocrypha.





Jesus and the Disinherited

Beacon Press - Westminster John Knox Press. The new interpreter s study Bible New Revised Standard Version With the Apocrypha. Only through self-love and love of one another can God's justice prevail. Westminster John Knox Press. Hatred does not empower--it decays. Isbn13: 9780801046407. Condition: New. When Helping Hurts. In this classic theological treatise, the acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman 1900-1981 demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and disenfranchised.

Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Tracking provided on most orders. Jesus is a partner in the pain of the oppressed and the example of His life offers a solution to ending the descent into moral nihilism.





Wealth As Peril and Obligation: The New Testament on Possessions

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company - Westminster John Knox Press. Westminster John Knox Press. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! The result is a practical, biblical statement on wealth and ownership that can help Christians and Churches come to grip with the economic ethical issues of the day.

Tracking provided on most orders. Isbn13: 9780801046407. Demonstrates that Scripture can both form and inform contemporary thinking on wealth issues. The new interpreter s study Bible New Revised Standard Version With the Apocrypha. Condition: New. Used book in Good Condition. When Helping Hurts. Wheeler provides a careful interpretation of key New Testament texts.





Readings in World Christian History

Orbis Books - When Helping Hurts. Used book in Good Condition. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! The new interpreter s study Bible New Revised Standard Version With the Apocrypha. Orbis Books. Tracking provided on most orders. Isbn13: 9780801046407. This companion to history of the World Christian Movement explores how varied and multi-cultural Christian origins and history really are.

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