Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes

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  • Author : E. Randolph Richards
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Pages : 240 pages
  • ISBN : 9780830863471
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 11 reviews
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Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes

Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes
  • Author : E. Randolph Richards,Brandon J. O'Brien
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 31 July 2012
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Brandon O'Brien and Randy Richards shed light on the ways that Western readers often misunderstand the cultural dynamics of the Bible. Identifying nine areas where commonplaces of modern Western thought diverge with the text, the authors ask us to reconsider long-held opinions about our most beloved book.

Misreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes

Misreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes
  • Author : E. Randolph Richards,Richard James
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 13 October 2020
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The Bible was written within collectivist cultures, and it's easy for Westerners to misinterpret—or miss—important elements. Combining the expertise of a biblical scholar and a missionary practitioner, this essential guidebook explores the deep social structures of the ancient Mediterranean, stripping away individualist assumptions and helping us read the Bible better.

Misreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes

Misreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes
  • Author : E. Randolph Richards,Richard James
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 29 September 2020
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The Bible was written within collectivist cultures, and it's easy for Westerners to misinterpret—or miss—important elements. Combining the expertise of a biblical scholar and a missionary practitioner, this essential guidebook explores the deep social structures of the ancient Mediterranean, stripping away individualist assumptions and helping us read the Bible better.

Paul Behaving Badly

Paul Behaving Badly
  • Author : E. Randolph Richards,Brandon J. O'Brien
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 01 November 2016
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Randolph Richards and Brandon O'Brien explore the complicated persona and teachings of the apostle Paul. Unpacking his personal history and cultural context, they show how Paul both offended Roman perspectives and scandalized Jewish sensibilities, revealing a vision of Christian faith that was deeply disturbing to others in his day and remains so in ours.

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Rediscovering Jesus
  • Author : David B. Capes,Rodney Reeves,E. Randolph Richards
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 08 August 2015
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2015 Readers' Choice Awards Honorable Mention Nijay Gupta's Best Academic NT Books of 2015, Honorable Mention, Best Textbook Who is your Jesus? Matthew's teacher? John's Word made flesh? Hebrews' great high priest? What if it turned out that your Jesus is a composite of your favorite selections from the New Testament buffet, garnished with some Hollywood and Americana? Rediscovering Jesus takes us on a gallery tour of biblical portraits of Jesus, from Matthew through Revelation. Our expert guides point out the background

Interpreter A Journal of Mormon Scripture Volume 12 2014

Interpreter  A Journal of Mormon Scripture  Volume 12  2014
  • Author : Daniel C. Peterson,Jeffrey M. Bradshaw,Daniel Oswald
  • Publisher : The Interpreter Foundation
  • Release : 20 December 2014
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This is volume 12 (2014) of Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture published by The Interpreter Foundation. It contains articles on a variety of topics including thoughts on reason and experience, two reviews of Wunderli's An Imperfect Book, a postmodernist reading of 1 and 2 Nephi, axes mundi in Mesoamerica and the Book of Mormon, a review of Hartley's Ngā Mahi: The Things We Need to Do, a note on the name Judah and antisemitism, an LDS/temple reading of the book of Job,

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Demanding Liberty
  • Author : Brandon J. O'Brien
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 24 April 2018
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Historian Brandon O'Brien unveils an untold story of religious liberty in America. Between theocracy and secularism, Baptist pastor Isaac Backus contended for a third way—religious liberty and freedom of conscience for all Americans, regardless of belief. Backus's ideas impacted his era, giving us insight into how people of faith today can navigate political debates and work for the common good.

A Little Book for New Bible Scholars

A Little Book for New Bible Scholars
  • Author : E. Randolph Richards,Joseph R. Dodson
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 09 May 2017
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Many young Bible scholars are passionate for the Scriptures. But is passion enough? Randolph Richards and Joseph Dodson encourage students of the Bible with wisdom from years of experience. Full of warmth, humor, and an infectious love for Scripture, this book invites a new generation of young scholars to dig into the complex, captivating world of the Bible.

Ministering in Patronage Cultures

Ministering in Patronage Cultures
  • Author : Jayson Georges
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 12 November 2019
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Patronage is a central part of global cultures and the biblical story of God's mission, yet many Westerners misunderstand or ignore this concept. In this resource for ministry practitioners and lay Christians alike, Jayson Georges brings his crosscultural experience and biblical insights to bear on the topic of patronage, with sections on cultural issues, biblical models, theological concepts, and missional implications.

Guiding Light

Guiding Light
  • Author : Kevin George Hovey
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 18 April 2019
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Rev. Dr. Alan Tippett was arguably one of the leading missiologists of the twentieth century. Through his prolific pen, poignant observations, and powerful insights he significantly influenced mission research and activity in the period of the 1960s to 1980s. This was particularly facilitated through his research, writing, and teaching at the Institute of Church Growth, Fuller Theological Seminary School of World Mission, and his inaugural editorship of the American Society of Missiology’s journal, Missiology: An International Review. Yet for

Beyond an Angry God

Beyond an Angry God
  • Author : Steve McVey
  • Publisher : Harvest House Publishers
  • Release : 01 August 2014
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How would your life change if you really believed and could even feel that God is absolutely crazy about you? Steve McVey’s penetrating new look at the transforming power of God’s grace leads you to that change. Steve unpacks the biblical revelation of the Trinity as a loving relationship, and he highlights the goal of history: God intends to include us in that circle of love! Steve answers troubling questions that can keep you from fully sensing God’

Why Science and Faith Belong Together

Why Science and Faith Belong Together
  • Author : Malcolm A. Jeeves
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 25 February 2021
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As we try to understand ourselves and the world we live in, all too often we look first to science—and then, if gaps remain in our understanding, we try to fill the gaps with reference to God and our faith. Such a “god-of-the-gaps” approach has a long history and is sadly alive and well today. This book was written to provide an alternative approach, posing this basic question: How can educated Christians maintain their intellectual honesty and, at the

Learning from a Legend

Learning from a Legend
  • Author : Jared E. Alcantara
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 30 September 2016
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In April 2015, America's last pulpit prince died. When Gardner C. Taylor (1918-2015), former senior pastor of Concord Baptist Church in Brooklyn, departed this life at the age of ninety-six, the United States lost one of the greatest preachers of the twentieth century. Unfortunately, not enough preachers today know his name or why his preaching can enrich and bless the church today. Learning from a Legend: What Gardner C. Taylor Can Teach Us about Preaching provides Christian preachers with much-needed lessons,

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  • Author : Myk Habets,Phil Halstead
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 02 May 2016
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The doing of theology comes in many different guises and styles. This volume is concerned with Integrative Theology, a discipline which serves participation in the mission of God. It is a practice of discernment by which we aim to be attentive to God in God's world, God's word, and God's work, so as to grow in our understanding of what God wants for and is doing in the world. We seek this knowledge so that we may align ourselves with

Overturning Tables

Overturning Tables
  • Author : Scott A. Bessenecker
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 03 December 2014
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12th Annual Outreach Resource of the Year Recommendation (Cross-Cultural) 2014 Best World Missions Book, from Byron Borger, Hearts and Minds Bookstore We are more than the businesses we have become. Much of Christian ministry has been shaped to operate not according to the witness of the Scriptures, but according to the values of the free market. We adopt metrics of success that have nothing to do with the state of people's souls or the seeding of the earth with the kingdom