Updated April 27, will see a large number of Christian-themed movies hit the big screen and one of the most anticipated of them is Noahdirected by Darren Aronofsky and starring Oscar-winner Russell Crowe. Christians and those interested in a Biblical story thus need to be warned to use discernment and not support Hollywood as it exploits the Bible for gain and promotes a film that casts the God of the Bible in a bad light. Here is the trailer for the film:
The Pillar New Testament Commentary series is quickly establishing itself as the premier mid-level commentary series on the English text of Scripture but written with full awareness of the Greek and all the key exegetical debates that busy pastors and teachers need to know about.
Volumes such as James Edwards on Mark, D. And more of the same quality are continuing to appear.
I particularly appreciate the very full introduction, which covers many more topics than the usual introductions to a Pauline letter. Andrews Here 1 Corinthians emerges as a unified and comprehensive exercise in radical theological and ethical reorientation, whereas past interpretations all too often defined its purposes merely in terms of addressing a list of various concerns.
TownerNida Institute for Biblical Scholarship For the past generation research into and commentaries on 1 Corinthians have focused on clarifying the social and literary contexts of the letter.
And in demonstrating how much fresh light can be shed on the letter by taking account of that heritage, they also show that 1 Corinthians still has much to contribute to the discussion of present-day issues.
Written in an impressively clear manner and assuming a varied audience of students, pastors, and scholars, this new commentary represents a major contribution to recent discussion of this much-controverted Pauline letter.
Ciampa is director of the ThM program in biblical studies, associate professor of New Testament, and chair of the division of biblical studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. The Second Letter to the Corinthians Author: Seifrid offers a unified reading of 2 Corinthians, which has often been regarded as a composite of excerpts and fragments.
Mark Seifrid takes a distinctive approach to the commentator's task: MooKenneth T. Wessner Professor of New Testament, Wheaton College Seifrid brings extraordinary erudition, exegetical precision, and astute theological reflection to the interpretation of this poignant letter.
An outstanding addition to an excellent commentary series. Truett Theological Seminary Refusing to dice up 2 Corinthians into disparate fragments, this volume presents a coherent if afflicted and sometimes distraught apostle committed to the fulfillment of the mission he has received from the risen Christ.
At once a superb work of erudition and devotion. Seifrid is co-author of Justification and Variegated Nomism. The Letter to the Philippians Author:The Core Curriculum for Passing on the Faith. The Christian Discipleship Curriculum presents the “Core Curriculum,” focusing on five core areas of study: History, Literature, Worldview & Culture, Bible and Christian Character.
These areas of study comprise the “core curriculum” for passing on the faith to the next generation. Electronic New Testament Educational Resources by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D. "Believe what you Read; Teach what you Believe; Practice what you Teach" (Rite of Ordination of Deacons).
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These essays examine what the New Testament says about the subject of discipleship, highlight the features of both unity and diversity that appear throughout the New Testament/5(2). Grace Communion International is a denomination with 50, members worshiping in nations. We stress the love of God, the grace of Jesus Christ, and the communion of the Holy Spirit.
Discipleship is how the life, example, and teachings of Jesus touch our lives at the practical level. The Synoptic traditions, John, and Paul portray discipleship in ways that are distinct, yet complementary.
Following Christ looks at the different ways in which the New Testament deals with discipleship from the earliest writings of St. Paul through the Gospels and up to the Book of Revelation. Fall is a great time for fresh starts. The school and ministry years are starting, and our schedules are filling up, which means we need to start penciling in quiet time now!