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The New Testament and the People of God (Christian Origins and the Question of God, #1)
Part of a five-volume project on the theological questions surrounding the origins of Christianity, this book offers a reappraisal of literary, historical and theological readings of the New Testament…
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One of the most important theologians of the twentieth century illuminates the relationship between ourselves and the teachings of Jesus in this classic text on ethics, humanism, and civic duty.

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Like Eugene Peterson's other books on pastoring, Under the Unpredictable Plant is full of stimulating insights, candid observations, and biblically grounded prescriptions. Yet this book emanates with …
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It’s time to change the way we see babies.
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Baptism: A Biblical Study
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We all know that baptism is mentioned in the Bible. Jesus was even baptized. But why? What is the purpose of baptism? Cottrell has taken each biblical account of baptism and analyzed it's meaning and …
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