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Release date: 
November 5, 2019

Judith is an ancient Jewish novella about a woman who saves Jerusalem by killing an invading general. Included in some early Christian versions of the Old Testament, its imagery and use of biblical motifs have played an important role in the Western tradition ever since. This commentary provides a detailed analysis of the text's composition and its meaning in its original historical context. It thoroughly surveys the history of Judith scholarship and the book's history of interpretation in paintings, sculpture, music, drama, and literature.

Charles C. West (Author)
Release date: 
November 5, 2019

This book tells the story of Charles West, one of the architects of the modern ecumenical movement. By connecting his past experiences to modern challenges, he outlines a new ecumenical way of relating biblical faith to the realities of the world, not least in matters of peace, racial justice, combating poverty and promoting justice amid rapid social and technological change.

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November 5, 2019

Law and Theology offers the definitive account of the relationship between law and theology in the Christian tradition. Drawing on biblical texts and classic authors from the early church to the modern period, David W. Opderbeck, examines key legal questions and controversial case studies from an interdisciplinary perspective. Opderbeck brings real-world cases to life, examining the ins and outs of the most important legal questions facing American civic and religious life.

Release date: 
November 5, 2019

This work offers a series of theological explorations into questions of both contemporary and enduring interest in the Hindu tradition. These reflections build dialogical bridges with other religious traditions around matters of shared concern, including the nature of theology, vocation, social justice, nationalism, and violence and non-violence. In exploring these issues, Rambachan draws deeply from authoritative Hindu sources and offers an interpretation of the Hindu tradition to meet the challenges of the modern world.

Release date: 
October 1, 2019

In this searing and personal book, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza bridges the gap between academia and activism, bringing the wisdom of the streets to the work of scholarship, all for the sake of marginalized communities. This interdisciplinary work draws on continental philosophy, queer theology, and critical class theory in accessible and artful ways that explain the project of activist theology. It breaks new ground and summons all to radical acts of labor to build bridges with difference.

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September 3, 2019

In this second of three volumes addressing Luther's outlaw God, Steven D. Paulson uses several biblical figures to illustrate Luther's understanding of law and gospel and what this means for preaching. With remarkable depth and clarity Paulson explores the question: Where do we find a gracious God? Luther's answer was: not in the law! Where then? Only in the publicly executed and hated God, Jesus Christ, hidden in the cross.

Todd H. Green (Author)
Release date: 
September 3, 2019

The Fear of Islam investigates the context of Western views of Islam and offers an introduction to the historical roots and contemporary causes of Islamophobia. In this second edition, Green brings the reader up to date, examining the Islamophobic rhetoric of the 2016 US presidential election, the ongoing success of populist movements in Europe, and the rise in anti-Muslim legislation and hate crimes on both sides of the Atlantic.

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