Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible
Revised and Expanded Fourth Edition
Since its initial publication, Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible has established itself as the indispensable authoritative textbook and reference on the subject. In this thoroughly revised fourth edition, Emanuel Tov has incorporated the insights of the last ten years of scholarship.
De-Westernizing Spiritual Formation
In Our Unforming: De-Westernizing Spiritual Formation, Cindy S. Lee proposes that the church needs to reimagine spiritual formation--to unform the ways Western-dominated church leaders have understood formation and to create a more robust spirituality, one that will hold the complexities of a multicultural God and the God-human relationship.
For Every Matter under Heaven
Preaching on Special Occasions
In For Every Matter under Heaven: Preaching on Special Occasions, Beverly Zink-Sawyer and Donna Giver-Johnston offer a process for creating biblically grounded, relevant sermons for events that arise from calendars, celebrations, or circumstances by considering the occasion, the gathered listeners, and the ways God is at work in that season.
Lay Pastoral Care
A Narrative Approach
Pastoral Care: A Narrative Approach offers guidance for care companions across a spectrum of care. Grounded in narrative theory, Joretta L. Marshall and Christie Cozad Neuger describe practices--based on mutual learning, deepening spiritual growth, and collaborative support--that inform lay care companioning. Curriculum support is included.
The Politics of God
Christian Theologies and Social Justice, Thirtieth Anniversary Edition
This anniversary edition of The Politics of God includes a major new preface, in which Tanner addresses the changes in the social and political situation that have accumulated in the decades since the book's publication and resituates her argument for a new generation of theologians and activists.
The Arc of Truth
The Thinking of Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s significance for humanity is not only exemplified in his contributions as a preacher, pastor, civil rights leader, and world figure--he was and remains equally impactful as a theologian, philosopher, and ethicist whose life and thought evince an enduring search for and commitment to truth.
Who They Were, How They’ve Been Remembered, and Why They Still Fascinate
The Magi examines the Magi story, its enrichments and expansions in apocryphal writing and early Christian preaching, its artistic expressions, and its modern legacy in writing and music. The book explores the fascination the Magi story elicits in both ancient and modern readers and what the legacy tells us about its storytellers--and ourselves.
Mother of the Lamb
The Story of a Global Icon
Mother of the Lamb tells the remarkable story of a Byzantine icon: the Virgin of the Passion. Matthew Milliner traces the history, evolution, and theological significance of one of the most pervasive images of our time.
Sustaining While Disrupting
The Challenge of Congregational Innovation
In Sustaining While Disrupting: The Challenge of Congregational Innovation, Frederick Douglas Powe Jr. and Lovett H. Weems Jr. show church leaders how to sustain and strengthen the churches they serve while guiding the critical innovation required to address a context vastly different from the one that current assumptions and behaviors fit.
Prophetic Radicalism for Pulpit and Pew
Sacred Anthropology aims to equip pastors to lead congregations in times of social crisis. Tyshawn Gardner envisions the pastor as a "sacred anthropologist," argues for prophetic radicalism as a pastoral paradigm, and challenges churches to be engaged in the political and social transformation of their community.
Beverly Zink-Sawyer, Donna Giver-Johnston
Joretta L. Marshall, Christie Cozad Neuger
Richard F. Young
Jennifer Hornyak Wojciechowski
F. Douglas Powe Jr., Lovett H. Weems Jr.