Books by Publisher: Fortress Press,U.S.

    Liquid Scripture: The Bible in a Digital World

    By Jeffrey S. Siker

    Paperback £18.95

    Jeffrey S. Siker reviews the latest research on how the reading brain processes digital texts and into how churches use digital Bibles, and synthesizes the advantages and risks of the digitized Bible. Siker's conclusions merit serious reflection in classrooms and churches alike.

    Cross Vision

    By Gregory A. Boyd

    Hardback £16.70

    The Old Testament God of wrath and violence versus the New Testament God of love and peace-it's a difference that has troubled Christians since the first century. Now, Gregory A. Boyd proposes the "cruciform hermeneutic," a way to read the Old Testament portraits of God through the lens of Jesus'...

    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

    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

    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.

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