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Robert Kolb (Author)
Release date: 
January 1, 2017

Galvanized by Erasmus' teaching on free will, Martin Luther wrote De servo arbitrio, or The Bondage of the Will, insisting that the sinful human will could not turn itself to God. In this first study to investigate the sixteenth-century reception of De servo, Robert Kolb unpacks Luther's theology and recounts his followers' ensuing disputes until their resolution in the Lutheran churches' 1577 Formula of Concord. 

Release date: 
December 1, 2016

Foreign missionaries who served in China ran the gamut of Christians, with differing views of their religion and differing ideas of how to spread it. When all foreign missionaries were forced to leave China in 1949 many thought their effort had been in vain. Yet some scholars predict that soon China will be the country with the largest Christian population in the world. Kathleen L. Lodwick tells the story of Christianity in China. It’s essential reading for anyone wanting to understand the contemporary phenomena that is Christianity in China.

Release date: 
December 1, 2016

Kevin Douglas Hill looks at his earlier writing and argues that without that earlier work he would not have been prepared to confess the Holy Spirit’s divine nature and role in creating the world.

Release date: 
November 1, 2016

A Generous Symphony offers an appraisal of Balthasar’s literary achievement and explicates his literary criticism as a distinctive theology of revelation.

Tim Dowley (Author)
Release date: 
November 1, 2016

Consciously written for students at any level, the volume is perfect for independent students, as well as those in structured courses.

Release date: 
November 1, 2016

The essays of this book explore different dimensions of Pompeii’s potential to refine our lenses for interpreting the texts and situations of early Christianity.

Paula Gooder (Author)
Release date: 
November 1, 2016

Journey to the Manger explores the New Testament's various accounts of the birth of Jesus and their implications for the powerful and the poor alike. Engaging seriously with biblical scholarship, she uncovers key similarities in the Gospel accounts and focuses on their shared understanding of these significant events.

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