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A Theological Introduction to the Book of Psalms

By J. Clinton McCann, Jr. Published ISBN: 9780687414680

Taking his point of departure from the newest frontier of research, McCann reads the psalms in the context of their final shape and canonical form. He interprets the psalms as… read more

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A Theological Introduction to the Old Testament

By Bruce C. Birch, David L. Petersen, Terence E. Fretheim, Walter Brueggemann Published ISBN: 9780687066766

This book has become a standard text in seminary and university classrooms. The purpose of this second edition is to help readers come to a critically informed understanding of… read more

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Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: 1 & 2 Thessalonians

By Victor Paul Furnish Published ISBN: 9780687057436

Accepting the widespread view that 1 Thessalonians is the earliest surviving Pauline letter, Furnish commends reading it as fully as possible on its own terms, without… read more

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Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: Acts

By Beverly Roberts Gaventa Published ISBN: 9780687058211

In a striking departure from customary readings of the Acts of the Apostles as the story of the growth of the church, Gaventa argues that Luke's second volume has to do with… read more

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Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: John

By D. Moody Smith Published ISBN: 9780687058129

In this volume, Smith views the Fourth Gospel within several contexts in order to illuminate its specific purposes and achievements. A growing consensus of recent scholarship… read more

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Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries: Ezekiel

By Nancy R. Bowen Published ISBN: 9781426704451

Explores Ezekiel--a story of trauma, holiness, and survival The Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries provide compact, critical commentaries on the books of the Old Testament for … read more

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Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries: Proverbs

By Christine R. Yoder Published ISBN: 9781426700019

Examines how the Book of Proverbs shapes moral imagination Proverbs shape our moral imagination. The Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries provide compact, critical commentaries on… read more

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Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries: Psalms 1-72

By Richard J. Clifford Published ISBN: 9780687027118

Clifford differs from other commentators on the Psalms chiefly in his concern with the inner dramatic logic of the Psalms - how they organize the experience and desires of the… read more

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An Introduction to Jesus and the Gospels

By Frederick J. Murphy Published ISBN: 9781426749155

“Jesus and the Gospels” is one of the most popular religion courses at colleges, and it is required at many seminaries and divinity schools. This textbook, written by an… read more