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The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus

The True Life and Trials of Nicholas of Myra

Adam C. English

With his rosy cheeks and matching red suit—and ever-present elf and reindeer companions—Santa Claus may be the most identifiable etc...

Bonhoeffer's Black Jesus

Harlem Renaissance Theology and an Ethic of Resistance

Reggie L. Williams

Dietrich Bonhoeffer publicly confronted Nazism and anti-Semitic racism in Hitler's Germany. The Reich's political ideolog etc...

Seriously Dangerous Religion

What the Old Testament Really Says and Why It Matters

Iain Provan

The Old Testament is often maligned as an outmoded and even dangerous text. Best-selling authors like Richard Dawkins, Karen Arms etc...

Destroyer of the gods

Early Christian Distinctiveness in the Roman World

Larry W. Hurtado

"Silly," "stupid," "irrational," "simple." "Wicked," "hateful," " etc...

Muslims and the Making of America

Amir Hussain

"There has never been an America without Muslims"—so begins Amir Hussain, one of the most important scholars and teache etc...

Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels

Richard B. Hays

The claim that the events of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection took place "according to the Scriptures" stands at th etc...

Redeeming Mulatto

A Theology of Race and Christian Hybridity

Brian Bantum

The theological attempts to understand Christ's body have either focused on "philosophical" claims about Jesus' etc...

Introduction to the New Testament

Reference Edition

Carl R. Holladay

Christian interpretation of the Bible is not a simple task. While finding both its beginning and end in the theological claim tha etc...

Evangelicalism in America

Randall Balmer

Evangelicalism has left its indelible mark on American history, politics, and culture. It is also true that currents of American etc...


The Power of Memory in a Culture of Terror

Angela D. Sims

Lynched chronicles the history and aftermath of lynching in America. By rooting her work in oral histories, Angela D. Sims gives etc...

The Place of Imagination

Wendell Berry and the Poetics of Community, Affection, and Identity

Joseph R. Wiebe

Wendell Berry teaches us to love our places—to pay careful attention to where we are, to look beyond and within, and to live in w etc...

Global Christianity and the Black Atlantic

Tuskegee, Colonialism, and the Shaping of African Industrial Education

Andrew E. Barnes

Many Europeans saw Africa’s colonization as an exhibition of European racial ascendancy. African Christians saw Africa’s subjugat etc...

Jewish Justice

The Contested Limits of Nature, Law, and Covenant

David Novak

In Jewish Justice David Novak explores the continuing role of Judaism for crafting ethics, politics, and theology. Drawing on sou etc...

The Psalter as Witness

Theology, Poetry, and Genre

W. Dennis Tucker, Jr., W. H. Bellinger, Jr.

The Psalter as Witness considers the complexity of the Psalms as well as their role in bearing witness to the theological claims etc...

Human in Death

Morality and Mortality in J. D. Robb's Novels

Kecia Ali

Kecia Ali’s Human in Death explores the best-selling futuristic suspense series In Death, written by romance legend Nora Roberts etc...
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