Description : This magnum opus is not another catalogue of the forms of biblical literature, but a deeply reflected account of the significance of form itself. Buss writes out of his experience in Western philosophy and the intricate involvement of biblical criticism in philosophical history. Equally, biblical criticism and the development of notions of form are related to social contexts, whether from the side of the aristocracy (tending towards generality) or of the bourgeois (tending towards particularity) or of an inclusive society (favouring a relational view). Form criticism, in Buss's conception, is no mere formal exercise, but the observation of interrelationships among thoughts and moods, linguistic regularities and the experiences and activities of life. This work, with its many examples from both Testaments, will be fundamental for Old and New Testament scholars alike.
Description : Published in 1908, this book draws on a variety of sermons written by Rev. Morris Josephs, to provide a message on Judaism. Designed to create a discourse for universal readership this book covers topics such as the ethics of Jewish life, the perception of the world vs Judaism, and the religious experience of Judaism.
Description : This book contains inspirational sermons based on the Word of God under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. This book will speak to the heart of all believers and will inspire them to continue to live a life that is pleasing to God. This book is to lift up the name of Jesus, the Christ, allowing Him to draw all men, women, boys, and girls to Him according to the Scriptures as stated in the gospel of John 12:32 when Jesus said, And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me. To God Be the Glory!
Description : This imperative resource addresses the need for understanding basic Christian teachings. It makes the theological content of the Bible accessible to a wide audience, in an easy-to-follow format. Fifteen key Christian doctrines are explored chapter-by-chapter, including: The Personal God, Sanctification, Christian Living: Responsibilities to Others and Nature, Jesus Christ, and more. Each of these chapters includes a detailed outline and complete citations. This is an unparalleled, affordable resource for ministers and laymen alike who want a more in-depth resource at their fingertips, and who long to be more thoroughly grounded in their faith. Special Features: - Includes approximately 35,000 Scripture references from the popular New International Version
Description : This is a completely revised edition of Gold Medallion Award-winning Expositor’s Bible Commentary. This revised commentary has undergone substantial revisions that keep pace with current evangelical scholarship and resources. Just as its previous edition, it offers a major contribution to the study and understanding of the Scriptures. Providing pastors and Bible students with a comprehensive and scholarly tool for the exposition of the Scriptures and the teaching and proclamation of the gospel, this ten-volume reference work has become a staple of seminary and college libraries and pastors’ studies worldwide. Its fifty-six contributors—thirty of them are new—represent the best in evangelical scholarship committed to the divine inspiration, complete trustworthiness, and full authority of the Bible.As before, The Expositor’s Bible Commentary features full NIV text, but also refers freely to other translations and to the original languages. In addition to its exposition, each book of the Bible has an introduction, outline, and an updated bibliography. Notes on textual questions and special problems are correlated with the expository units; transliteration and translation of Semitic and Greek words make the more technical notes accessible to readers unacquainted with the biblical languages. In matters where marked differences of opinion exist, commentators, while stating their own convictions, deal fairly and irenically with opposing views.
Description : The Africa Bible Commentary is a unique publishing event—the first one-volume Bible commentary produced in Africa by African theologians to meet the needs of African pastors, students, and lay leaders. Interpreting and applying the Bible in the light of African culture and realities, it furnishes powerful and relevant insights into the biblical text that transcend Africa in their significance. The Africa Bible Commentary gives a section-by-section interpretation that provides a contextual, readable, affordable, and immensely useful guide to the entire Bible. Readers around the world will benefit from and appreciate the commentary’s fresh insights and direct style that engage both heart and mind. Key features: · Produced by African biblical scholars, in Africa, for Africa—and for the world · Section-by-section interpretive commentary and application · More than 70 special articles dealing with topics of key importance in to ministry in Africa today, but that have global implications · 70 African contributors from both English- and French-speaking countries · Transcends the African context with insights into the biblical text and the Christian faith for readers worldwide