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Luke and Vergil

by Dennis R. MacDonald

These two volumes of The New Testament and Greek Literature are the magnum opus of biblical scholar Dennis R. MacDonald, outlining the profound connections between the New Testament and classical Greek poetry....


So Many Christians, So Few Lions

by George Yancey & David A. Williamson

So Many Christians, So Few Lions is a provocative look at anti-Christian sentiments in America. This book does not attempt to discuss the prevalence of Christianophobia in the U.S., but rather to document it...


The Gospels and Homer

by Dennis R. MacDonald

The two volumes of The New Testament and Classical Greek Literature are the magnum opus of biblical scholar Dennis R. MacDonald, outlining the profound connections between the New Testament and classical Greek...


Historical Dictionary of the Seventh-Day Adventists

by Gary Land

Seventh-day Adventism was born as a radical millenarian sect in nineteenth-century America. It has since spread across the world, achieving far more success in Latin America, Africa, and Asia than in its native...


Political and Spiritual

by Roger S. Gottlieb

Roger S. Gottlieb is internationally known for his groundbreaking studies of religious environmentalism, passionate account of spirituality in an age of environmental crisis, and enlightening vision of the role...


God's Mechanics: How Scientists and Engineers Make Sense of Religion

by Guy Consolmagno

In God's Mechanics, Brother Guy tells the stories of those who identify with the scientific mindset?so-called "techies"?while practicing religion. A full fledged techie himself, he relates some classic philosophical...


Incompatible with God's Design

by Mary Jeremy Daigler

Incompatible with God’s Design is the first comprehensive history of the Roman Catholic women’s ordination movement in the United States. Mary Jeremy Daigler explores how the focus on ordination, and not...


The Darwin Effect

by Dr. Jerry Bergman

Dr. Miklos Nyiszli, an imprisoned doctor in the Auschwitz camp, wrote that Nazi doctors hoped studying twins would solve the problem of faster reproduction of superior races. Nazis hoped to have each German...


Iran Divided

by Shireen T. Hunter

Iranian politics after the revolution have been marked by sharp ideological divisions within the Islamic ranks. Many of the divisions and power struggles date back to the Shah’s era and the ideologically-diverse...


The Synaptic Gospel

by Christopher D. Rodkey

In this book, Christopher D. Rodkey asks how the brain worships and responds by engaging ideas from neurological science, philosophy, ritual theory, and religious education. From this exploration, two new paradigms...


Mystical Science and Practical Religion

by Richard Cimino

Mystical Science and Practical Religion examines the religious discourse employed by Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh applied science professionals and students, mainly engineers and Information Technology (IT) workers....


A History of Medieval Heresy and Inquisition

by Jennifer Kolpacoff Deane

In this concise and balanced survey of heresy and inquisition in the Middle Ages, Jennifer Kolpacoff Deane explores the increasingly bitter encounters between piety, reform, dissent, and the institutional Church...


Evaluating Ministry

by Jill M. Hudson

Grounding evaluation in the theological and organizational context of mission (everyone a minister), Hudson describes case studies of four successful evaluation models that include the whole church. She suggests...


Questions for Christians

by John Morreall

Questions for Christians: The Surprising Truths behind Basic Beliefs asks whether or not Christians today have gotten Jesus’ message right, drawing on the Bible and the history of Christianity for answers....


The Mythology of Eden

by Arthur George & Elena George

The biblical story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden is a cornerstone of Western civilization, yet there are still many mysteries concerning its origins and meaning. In The Mythology of Eden, Arthur and...


Your Brain Goes to Church

by Bob Sitze

The ever-provocative author and presenter Bob sitze explores the question: What does the human brain have to do with the beliefs, practices, and structures of congregations? Weaving together clear, accessible...


Religion in the New Europe

by Krzysztof Michalski

The articles in this volume deal with the role of Christianity in the definition of European identity. Europeans often identify advanced civilizations with secularity. But religion is very much alive in other...


Religion and Immigration

by Haddad, Jane L. Smith & Esposito

Since its inception, the United States has defined itself as a nation of immigrants and a land of religious freedom. But following September 11, 2001 American openness to immigrants and openness to other beliefs...


Faith-Based Policy

by John Chandler

In 2001, George W. Bush created the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. The driving force behind the policy was to create a “level playing field” where faith-based organizations...


Jesus Consumer

by Michael L. Klassen

Some scholars believe that Jesus’ punitive instructions about possessions and material goods amount to little more than antiquated sayings. By contrast, Jesus Consumer combines modern consumer research with...