LECTOR'S GUIDE & COMMENTARY TO THE REVISED COMMON LECTIONARY - YEAR C by J. TED BLAKLEY
The Guide provides a brief, reliable commentary for each lectionary reading, & offers suggestions for how the text can be delivered so the biblical Story might have its full impact on the Christian community gathered for worship.
THE LOST GOSPEL Q: THE ORIGINAL SAYINGS OF JESUS by MARCUS BORG, ET AL.
The complete text of this lost Gospel--which is older than the four traditional Gospels and based on sayings in Aramaic--contains the original words, teachings, and ideas spoken by Jesus.
The Heart of a Calling: Practicing Christian Mindfulness in Congregational Ministry
The challenges faced by the church today call us to be more aware of the real presence of God in our lives--and to risk trusting the Spirit who leads us into God's dream.
LITTLE HISTORY OF RELIGION
In an era of hardening religious attitudes and explosive religious violence, this book offers a welcome antidote retelling the entire history of religion with deepest respect and a keen commitment to accuracy.
COMMENTARY ON THE AMERICAN PRAYER BOOK by MARION J. HATCHETT
Traces and comments upon the sources, history, and development of each of the rites and formularies of the book from the earliest known forms until the present day.
DAY THE REVOLUTION BEGAN by N.T. WRIGHT
N.T. Wright argues that Jesus’ crucifixion must be understood within the much larger story of God’s purposes to bring heaven and earth together. The Day the Revolution Began offers a grand picture of Jesus’ sacrifice and its full significance for the Chri
PAUL FOR EVERYONE: GALATIANS AND THESSALONIANS by N.T. WRIGHT
N. T. Wright's eye-opening comments on these letters are combined, passage-by-passage, with his fresh and inviting new translation of the Bible text.
THE GOSPEL OF JOHN: VOLUME TWO by WILLIAM BARCLAY
In this volume Barclay helps give the reader a sharpened perception of the emphases of this Gospel. Written during a time when heresies abounded, the Gospel of John clarifies both the humanity and deity of Jesus Christ.
The Difficult Words Of Jesus: A Beginner'S Guide To His Most Perplexing Teachings by Amy-Jill Levine
Amy-Jill Levine shows how these difficult teachings would have sounded to the people who first heard them, how have they been understood over time, and how we might interpret them in the context of the Gospel of love and reconciliation.
NEW TESTAMENT BASICS FOR CATHOLICS by JOHN BERGSMA
Award-winning author and theology professor John Bergsma follows up his popular Bible Basics for Catholics—which has sold more than 60,000 copies—with a more in-depth look at the New Testament.
ANGELS IN OUR MIDST
Angels In Our Midst is an inspirational coffee table book sharing the stories behind renowned artist Anne Neilson’s journey with the Angel Series, which began in 2003...has yielded incredible stories of hope, encouragement and joy, transcending the pages
SHORT STORIES BY JESUS
The renowned biblical scholar, author of The Misunderstood Jew, and general editor for The Jewish Annotated New Testament interweaves history and spiritual analysis to explore Jesus’ most popular teaching parables, exposing their misinterpretations and ma
HOW THE BIBLE ACTUALLY WORKS by PETER ENNS
"The Bible becomes a confusing mess when we expect it to function as a rule book for faith. But when we allow the Bible to determine our expectations, we see that Wisdom, not answers, is the Bible's true subject matter," writes Enns.
PAUL: THE PAGAN'S APOSTLE by PAULA FREDRIKSEN
A groundbreaking new portrait of the apostle Paul, from one of today's leading historians of antiquity. Often seen as the author of timeless Christian theology, Paul himself heatedly maintained that he lived and worked in history's closing hours.
THE MEANING OF THE BIBLE
The authors present more than random facts about the Hebrew Bible, more than a historical overview. Their aim is for true understanding of the life, culture, and practices of the ancient Israelites.