By Francis X. Clooney
By Francis X. Clooney
By David M. Gides
“David Gides's nuanced interpretation of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's theology and perform is a vital contribution to scholarship in this key determine . . . His research of Bonhoeffer is usually a provocative case research of the connection among theological rules and the difficult realities of violence and conflict. modern theologians and social ethicists trying to form a Christian reaction to battle and oppression would receive advantages from reflecting on Gides's capable presentation of Bonhoeffer's personal struggle.”
—Daniel velocity Thompson
Associate Professor of Theology, St. Mary's college, San Antonio, Texas
Author, "The Language of Dissent: Edward Schillebeeckx at the trouble of Authority within the Catholic Church"
“This combative publication . . . bargains an instantaneous problem to the broader global of Bonhoeffer scholarship. . . . Gides argues strongly opposed to what he claims is an uncritical use via Bonhoeffer students of memorable quotations out in their unique context to set up a questionable continuity in his church-world theology. Gides highlights . . . discontinuities he perceives among an prior immersion in a two-sphered truth and Bonhoeffer's later confirmation of the reconciled fact of God's incarnate interventions within the human international. . . . Bonhoeffer's moral consistency, instead of a developmental continuity, conferred validity to his exemplary achievements.”
—Geffrey B. Kelly
Professor of Systematic Theology, los angeles Salle college, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
David M. Gides holds a doctorate in ancient theology from Fordham University. He is a member of the foreign Bonhoeffer Society. He is now an self sufficient pupil residing close to Indianapolis, Indiana.
By Michael Horton
The approach of theology often called Calvinism has been immensely influential for the previous years, however it is frequently encountered negatively as a fatalistic trust method that confines human freedom and renders human motion and selection inappropriate. Taking us past the caricatures, Michael Horton invitations us to discover the lessons of Calvinism, additionally generally called Reformed theology, through displaying us the way it is biblical and God-centered, best us to reside our lives for the distinction of God. Horton explores the historic roots of Calvinism, strolling readers in the course of the special often called the “Five Points,” and inspiring us to contemplate its wealthy assets for religion and perform within the twenty first Century. As a spouse to Roger Olson’s opposed to Calvinism, readers should be in a position to examine contrasting views and shape their very own evaluations at the benefits and weaknesses of Calvinism.
By Dave Gipson
In YOUR BRAIN'S TOO SMALL FOR GOD, Dave Gipson makes use of his mischievous humorousness and hot center to guide humans from religious darkness tiny a religion that is either average and much past reason.
By Brian John Karcher
I are looking to take you on a trip via those debates, as I stumble upon them, so one can remove darkness from new methods for the yankee Christian church to revisit the Bible, get rid of hostility, and confirm each person for who they're on their trip. Can the church do that in our lifetime? I say definite, the church can and needs to. not just can the church get rid of the hostility, I see that the church has already navigated tricky, antagonistic concerns long ago. the easiest instance i locate of the Christian church navigating a difficult factor is the controversy that raged like wildfire within the first century church--the circumcision debate.
By Terryl L. Givens
By Karin Holsinger Sherman
"Karin Holsinger Sherman has written a gorgeous exposition of my books. via deciding upon an underlying, nonviolent 'question of being,' she has united their issues in a deeply perceptive method. i'm thankful to her for her work."
--James Douglass, Catholic employee, founding father of Mary's condo and floor 0 middle for Nonviolent motion
“More than simply an excellent exposition of the improvement and considered James Douglass, A query of Being sheds gentle on an entire new release which grappled with the connection among spirituality and social engagement. good researched, traditionally astute, truly written, and nuanced in its criticisms, . . . Holsinger Sherman’s synthesis of Douglass’s ethic of ‘cross and state’ round an ‘ontology of nonviolence’ is inventive and opens up a brand new course of common perform for all these engaged within the pursuit of peace.”
--Joseph P. Chinnici, OFM, Franciscan university of Theology and American Catholic ancient Association
“Like a very good gardener, Holsinger has a tendency the sphere of theologian and activist Jim Douglass's lifestyles paintings. here's scholarship at its absolute best. not just is Holsinger pointing us to at least one of an important prophets of our time; she additionally creates an area the place the seeds of his proposal can flourish into strong fruit. I wolfed this ebook just like the first strawberries of spring.”
--Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, writer of To Baghdad and Beyond
Karin Holsinger Sherman acquired her master's measure in Christian spirituality from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. She and her husband presently live in Cambridge, England.
By Jack Wisdom
As the writer says in his creation, “This is a ebook approximately repentance -- actual blood-and-guts repentance -- that begins with a damaged middle and produces a noticeably new mind set and performing; repentance that permeates each point of our lives; repentance that prepares us to reside as electorate and brokers of the dominion of God during this rebellious global; repentance as a tradition and a strategy that's necessary to following Jesus each day.”
Jack knowledge is a practising legal professional in Houston. he's a graduate of Trinity college and the collage of Houston legislations heart. ahead of turning into an legal professional he was once a Dallas police officer, accomplished seminary at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and served as a full-time employees member of younger existence. He and his spouse Diana have grownup daughters. They stay in Houston and are individuals of Ecclesia.
By Geffrey B. Kelly,F. Burton Nelson,Renate Bethge
The rate of ethical Leadership probes the spirituality of this contemporary Christian martyr and indicates how his religious existence shaped him into a great ethical chief in a interval recognized for grievous immorality. Geffrey Kelly and F. Burton Nelson discover Bonhoeffer's spirituality within the context of his lifestyles tale, his paintings for social justice, his Christocentric theology, his emphasis on discipleship, his preaching, and his prolific writing.
By Oliver D. Crisp