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Haugeanism (A Brief Sketch of the Movement and Some of Its Chief Exponents; BY M. O. Wee; Imprint: Wipf and Stock). "Haugeanism has maintained from the very first that every believer has the right publicly to testify concerning his faith, basing this contention on the teaching of the Word of God as to 'the universal priesthood of believers.' They had also demanded that this activity should be free within the congregation, that is, not under the control of the clerical office, but…

FAITH, LOVE, AND MERCY (Homilies for Catholic Life; by Richard R. Roach; edited by Peter Weigel; foreword by Peter Ely; preface by Anthony Annett; Imprint: Wipf and Stock). Faith, Love, and Mercy is a selection from the weekly homilies of noted moral theologian and pastor Fr. Richard Roach SJ, who retired from university teaching to lead a small island parish in his last decade. His theologically rigorous yet accessible writing reflects decades-long contemplation on the significance of...

Fighting the Good Fight (A Life in Defense of the Faith; BY John Warwick Montgomery; Imprint: Wipf and Stock). John Warwick Montgomery is considered to be one of the foremost living apologists for classical, biblical Christianity. A renaissance scholar with a flair for controversy, he lives in France, England and the United States. His international activities have brought him into personal contact with some of the most exciting events of our time: not only was he in China In June 1989…

Dying and Deliverance (Searching Paul's Law-Gospel Tension; BY Gary E. Gilthvedt; FOREWORD BY Arland J. Hultgren; Imprint: Wipf and Stock). The purpose of this book is a search for understanding of Paul's witness about the distinction between the Word of God as Law, and the Word of God as Gospel. To some this may sound strange. But the Letter to the Galatians, direct from the Apostle to one of the churches he founded, manifests the tension between law and gospel, along with their…

WESLEY: APOSTOLIC MAN (Some Reflections on Wesley's Consecration of Dr. Thomas Coke; by Edgar W. Thompson; Imprint: Wipf and Stock). In Wesley: Apostolic Man, Edgar Thompson distinguishes four elements in the spiritual composition and churchmanship of John Wesley: (1) Acceptance of the Holy Scriptures as the Rule of Faith and Practice (2) Reverence for the usages of the Primitive Church (3) A warm and unquenchable love for the Church of England (4) A constant and unshakable conviction...

Crux (The Place of the Cross in the Process of Transformation; BY Dave Andrews; Imprint: Wipf and Stock). What was Jesus hoping to accomplish by laying down his life for his friends? And what has his death on the cross 2000 years ago got to do with us today? These are the questions CRUX answers, by re-examining the place of the story of the cross in the process of transformation. This book contends that the cross has the power to inspire a faith that can challenge the status quo and…

The Way to Faith (An Examination of Newman's Grammar of Assent as a Response to the Search for Certainty in Faith; BY David A. Pailin; Imprint: Wipf and Stock). Contemporary uncertainty about faith finds its roots in the nineteenth century. The first chapter of this book indicates how philosophical, ethical, scientific, literary, historical, and democratic developments during that century brought about a fundamental crisis for faith. This crisis was reflected in Newman's attempts, both...

He Spoke in Parables (BY Gordon J. Keddie; Imprint: Wipf and Stock). As long as the world lasts, the parables will call people to faith in Christ. Their very simplicity shines brightly with the gracious invitation to repent, to believe, and to be reconciled to God, through the same Jesus who first uttered them so long ago. In this contemporary study, Gordon Keddie seeks to retain the essential simplicity of the parables by the lightest touch of exposition, allowing them to live and move...

A Restless Faith (Leaving Fundamentalism in a Quest for God; BY Keith Mascord; Imprint: Wipf and Stock). This book tells the story of Keith's restless journey of faith, from his early days at Prairie Bible Institute in Canada, through positive encounters with Anglican evangelicalism in Australia, and into a more restful and sustainable faith. The book charts a way forward for people who feel they must choose between fundamentalism and jettisoning their faith altogether.

SON OF MARY (The Family of Jesus and the Community of Faith in the Fourth Gospel; by Margaret Wesley; Imprint: Wipf and Stock). Son of Mary offers new solutions to some persistent exegetical problems in the interpretation of three of the most puzzling passages in the Gospel of John, and does so in a way that illuminates the social-cultural context to the New Testament world. Old Testament resonances are heard here afresh: The miracle at Cana is seen in the light of God's people living…