The first of its kind, this book is a systematic representation of Lutheran feminist, womanist, and mujerista theologies. The book focuses on central themes that Luther addressed and that are representative of Lutheranism today, including justification by grace through faith and Luther’s theology of the cross.
Ten Lutheran ethicists explore Lutheran emphases, themes, and approaches to offer their account of Lutheran ethics as a way of life in today’s world. Writing in dialogue, they raise foundational concerns of biblical and theological sources and norms, of Christian freedom and responsibility, of call and social witness, of justice and formation in prayer. This is an excellent resource for classrooms, group discussion, and individual study, and includes a comprehensive bibliography.
A collection of primary texts regarding children and childhood from six major religions of the world, including Judaism and Christianity. Each of the six chapters, edited by specialists, focuses on one religious tradition and includes an introduction and a selection of primary texts ranging from the ancient to the contemporary.
A collection of essays by leading biblical scholars on child-related themes in particular books of the Bible. Contributors take a variety of approaches, including historical, literary, and theological and disclose a range of perspectives on children and child-adult relationships and responsibilities.
A collection of essays reviewing the life of the noted ecumenical scholar and professor, on the tenth anniversary of his death
Based on the NRSV and incorporating inclusive language for God, this volume mirrors Lectionary for Worship in format. Principles for revision are conservative and poetic in nature, carefully respecting the meaning and imagery of the original biblical text while attending to the sound of the readings in public proclamation.