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Philosophy: A Short Visual Introduction, Scott Paeth Sep 2015

Philosophy: A Short Visual Introduction, Scott Paeth

Scott R. Paeth

Philosophy: A Short, Visual Introduction is the ideal path to understanding the philosophical ideas that influence Christian theology.

Scott Paeth's fast-paced introduction covers the most important movements and thinkers with precision and clarity. The major ideas are creatively illustrated by artist Joseph Novak, whose crisp, modern style brings big concepts to life for readers.

The result is an articulate, no-nonsense approach that guides readers from the ideas of ancient philosophers to contemporary thinkers and movements that impact Christians today.

Philosophy is part of the Christianity and the Liberal Arts series, which recognizes that many Christians are eager to deepen ...


Revivals: Of Antigone, William Robert Dec 2014

Revivals: Of Antigone, William Robert

William Robert

No abstract provided.


Understanding The Haggadah: The Step-By-Step Seder Companion, Andrew Blitman Dec 2013

Understanding The Haggadah: The Step-By-Step Seder Companion, Andrew Blitman

Andrew Blitman

A sleek and simple 15-step guide to understanding the celebration of Passover, "Understanding the Haggadah" is meant to be read as a companion to the traditional Pesach Haggadah. Esteemed Jewish sources (primarily the Kabbalah and Talmud) are used to succinctly explain the purpose of each step of the Passover Seder. A must-read for the Passover Seder.


“Birthright 2012: A Voyage Into The Heart And Soul Of Israel”, Book Club Dec 2013

“Birthright 2012: A Voyage Into The Heart And Soul Of Israel”, Book Club

Andrew Blitman

No abstract provided.


The Niebuhr Brothers For Armchair Theologians, Scott Paeth Dec 2013

The Niebuhr Brothers For Armchair Theologians, Scott Paeth

Scott R. Paeth

This volume offers a compelling introduction to the life, times, and theological thought of H. Richard and Reinhold Niebuhr--the two most important American theologians of the twentieth century. Although the Niebuhr brothers shared the same heritage and experienced many of the same formative moments, their thought diverged at key points as their lives and careers developed. Scott R. Paeth's expert introduction to the Niebuhr brothers explores this history and the enduring influence of the Niebuhrs on religious and political thought. This lively introduction, which includes witty illustrations from Ron Hill, is an essential resource for understanding these enduring theological ...


Shaping Public Theology: Selections From The Writings Of Max L. Stackhouse, Scott Paeth, E. Harold Brietenberg, Hak Joon Lee Nov 2013

Shaping Public Theology: Selections From The Writings Of Max L. Stackhouse, Scott Paeth, E. Harold Brietenberg, Hak Joon Lee

Scott R. Paeth

Max L. Stackhouse is one of the most prolific and influential American theologians of the last half century, and he has been widely recognized for his contributions to the emerging field of public theology. This volume compiles some of Stackhouse's most significant shorter writings. These selections make clear his central role in the development of public theology as a distinct disciplinary perspective in the fields of Christian theology and theological ethics. Shaping Public Theology serves as an introduction to Stackhouse's extensive corpus; readers will see the depth and breadth of his comprehensive public theology while also gaining insight ...


Beginning A Sketch Of Accumulation By Dispossession In Contemporary Cambodia., Erik Davis Jun 2013

Beginning A Sketch Of Accumulation By Dispossession In Contemporary Cambodia., Erik Davis

Erik W. Davis

No abstract provided.


"Birthright Inspiration", Sergio Carmona Dec 2012

"Birthright Inspiration", Sergio Carmona

Andrew Blitman

No abstract provided.


September Strike Action In Cambodia, And Its Aftermath, Erik Davis Mar 2011

September Strike Action In Cambodia, And Its Aftermath, Erik Davis

Erik W. Davis

This article examines the enormous 'General Strike' in Cambodia's garment sector in September 2010, and explains how union leadership styles doomed the nearly successful strike.


Tremper Longman Interviewed By Jerry Rushford, Jerry Rushford Dec 2009

Tremper Longman Interviewed By Jerry Rushford, Jerry Rushford

Jerry Rushford

Old Testament scholar Tremper Longman is the Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, and a prolific author of books on Christianity. On the occasion of his visit to Pepperdine University to give the Frank Pack Distinguished Lecture, Longman sat down with Jerry Rushford, director of Church Relations, to discuss the inspiration for his work.


Trials: Of Antigone And Jesus, William Robert Dec 2009

Trials: Of Antigone And Jesus, William Robert

William Robert

No abstract provided.


John Stackhouse Interviewed By Jerry Rushford, Jerry Rushford Jan 2009

John Stackhouse Interviewed By Jerry Rushford, Jerry Rushford

Jerry Rushford

Prolific author and scholar John Stackhouse comes to Pepperdine as the featured lecturer of the fifth annual Frank Pack Distinguished Christian Scholar Lecture Program. In this episode, Jerry Rushford, director of church relations at Pepperdine University, speaks with Stackhouse about his talk, "Can God be Trusted? Faith and the Challenge of Evil." The title of the lecture comes from Stackhouse's book of the same name, in which he critically examines the doubts about a loving God that arise out of difficult situations.


Leonard Allen Interviewed By Jerry Rushford, Jerry Rushford Dec 2008

Leonard Allen Interviewed By Jerry Rushford, Jerry Rushford

Jerry Rushford

Leonard Allen, director and editor-in-chief of the Abilene Christian University Press and Leafwood Publishing, speaks with Jerry Rushford, director of Church Relations, to discuss the world of Christian publishing and education. A nationally acclaimed scholar, Allen is the author or co-author of numerous books, including Discovering Our Roots: The Ancestry of Churches of Christ.


Lauren Winner Interviewed By Jerry Rushford, Jerry Rushford Dec 2007

Lauren Winner Interviewed By Jerry Rushford, Jerry Rushford

Jerry Rushford

Lauren Winner, author of the books, Girl Meets God, Mudhouse Sabbath, and Real Sex: The Naked Truth about Chastity, recently sat down with Pepperdine's Jerry Rushford to discuss her writing. She has appeared on PBS's Religion and Ethics Newsweekly and has written for The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post Book World, Publishers Weekly, Books and Culture, and Christianity Today. Her essays have been included in The Best Christian Writing for the years 2000, 2002, 2004, and 2006. Winner has degrees from Duke, Columbia, and Cambridge universities, and holds a Ph.D. in history. The former ...


A Guide To The Church : Its Origin And Nature, Its Mission And Its Ministries, Lawrence Porter Dec 2007

A Guide To The Church : Its Origin And Nature, Its Mission And Its Ministries, Lawrence Porter

Rev. Lawrence B. Porter, Ph.D

No abstract provided.


Has God Said?: Scripture, The Word Of God, And The Crisis Of Theological Authority, John Morrison Dec 2005

Has God Said?: Scripture, The Word Of God, And The Crisis Of Theological Authority, John Morrison

John D. Morrison

No abstract provided.


Knowledge Of The Self-Revealing God In The Thought Of Thomas Forsyth Torrance, John Morrison Dec 2004

Knowledge Of The Self-Revealing God In The Thought Of Thomas Forsyth Torrance, John Morrison

John D. Morrison

No abstract provided.


Standing Before God, Asher Finkel, Lawrence Frizzell Dec 1980

Standing Before God, Asher Finkel, Lawrence Frizzell

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

This festschrift, in honor of John M. Oesterreicher, contains twenty-four essays and reflections on worship in scriptures and prayer in Jewish and Christian traditions.


The Pharisees And The Teacher Of Nazareth, Asher Finkel Dec 1973

The Pharisees And The Teacher Of Nazareth, Asher Finkel

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

This work compares and contrasts the teachings of the Pharasaic order and the teachings of Jesus within the Sitz im Leben of first century Judea.