Books by Publisher: Fortress Press

    Christian Understandings of the Trinity

    By Veli-Matti Karkkainen

    Paperback £15.95

    In this creative approach to the doctrine of the Trinity, author Veli-Matti Karkkainen focuses on keeping a dynamic balance between the intellectual-doctrinal and spiritual-charismatic approaches as parallel avenues towards theological understanding.

    Paul and Economics

    Paperback £24.20

    Addresses a variety of topics in contemporary discussion, including an overview of the Roman economy; the economic profile of Paul and of his communities, and stratification within them; architectural considerations regarding where they met; food and drink; idol meat and the Lord's Supper; material conditions of urban poverty

    Life, Works, and Witness of Tsehay Tolessa and Gudina Tumsa,

    Paperback £24.20

    This book opens a window into the lives and extraordinary witness of a Christian couple whose faithful life of service has earned the moniker of Ethopia's Bonhoeffer. Part One introduces the reader to the extant writings of Gudina Tumsa. Part Two is a highly personal account of Gudina and Tsehay's...

    Psalms Old and New: Exegesis, Intertextuality, and Hermeneutics

    By Ben Witherington

    Paperback £21.95

    Reading the Book of Psalms in its original context is the crucial prerequisite for reading its citation and use in later interpretation, including the New Testament writings, argues Ben Witherington III.

    Film as Cultural Artifact: Religious Criticism of World Cinema

    By Mathew P. John

    Paperback £24.20

    This book argues that "cultural anthropology" and "theology" offer two distinct, yet intrinsically connected theoretical frameworks to formulate a more "holistic" reading of religion from world cinema.

    Jerusalem and the One God

    By Othmar Keel

    Paperback £18.95

    Othmar Keel sketches in broad brush strokes the development of Israelite-Jewish monotheism and its integration of polytheistic symbols and perceptions. Abundant maps and illustrations enhance the volume.

    Racial Purity and Dangerous Bodies: Moral Pollution, Black Lives, and the Struggle for Justice

    By Rima L. Vesely-Flad

    Paperback £21.95

    Rima L. Vesely-Flad examines the religious and philosophical constructs of the black body in U.S. society, examining racialized ideas about purity and pollution as they have developed historically and as they are institutionalized today in racially disproportionate policing and mass incarceration.

    Biblical Interpretation in the Early Church

    By Michael Graves

    Paperback £15.95

    Biblical Interpretation in the Early Church is part of Ad Fontes: Early Christian Sources, a series designed to present ancient Christian texts essential to an understanding of Christian theology, ecclesiology, and practice.This volume focuses on how Scripture was interpreted and used for teaching by early Christian scholars and church leaders.

    Wealth and Poverty in Early Christianity

    By Helen Rhee

    Paperback Save £2.04 = £15.95

    Wealth and Poverty in Early Christianity is part of Ad Fontes: Early Christian Sources, a series designed to present ancient Christian texts essential to an understanding of Christian theology, ecclesiology, and practice.

    Insights from African American Interpretation

    By Mitzi J. Smith

    Paperback £18.95

    In this volume in the series Reading the Bible in the 21st Century: Insights, Mitzi J. Smith describes the distinctive African American experience of Scripture, from slavery to Black Liberation and beyond, and the unique angles of perception that an intentional African American interpretation brings to the text today.

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