Item Type: Books

THEOLOGY

Streufert, Mary J. , ed. Transformative Lutheran Theologies: Feminist, Womanist, and Mujerista Perspectives., Minneapolis: Fortress Press 2010

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.

Bloomquist, Karen L., ed. The Doctrine of Justification: Its Reception and Meaning Today., Lutheran University Press 2003

ETHICS

Bloomquist, Karen L., ed. Lutheran Ethics at the Intersections of God’s One World., LWF Studies 2005
Bloomquist, Karen L., and Musa Panti Filibus, eds. So the Poor Have Hope and Injustice Shuts Its Mouth., LWF Studies 2007
Bloomquist, Karen L. and Stumme, John R., eds. The Promise of Lutheran Ethics., Minneapolis: Fortress Press 1998

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.

THEOLOGY

Bunge, Marcia J. and Don S. Browning, eds. Children and Childhood in World Religions: Primary Sources and Texts., New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press 2009

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.

Bunge, Marcia J., ed., ed. Children, Adults, and Shared Responsibilities: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives., Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press 2012
Bunge, Marcia J., Terence E. Fretheim, and Beverly Roberts Gaventa, eds. The Child in the Bible., Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans 2008

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.

WORSHIP AND PREACHING

Ramshaw, Gail and Gordon Lathrop, eds. Readings for the Assembly, Year A., Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress 1995

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.

THEOLOGY

Marit A. Trelstad, ed. Cross Examinations: Readings on the Meaning of the Cross Today., Minneapolis: Fortress Press 2006

This exciting volume gathers theologians and historians who have thought through critical and constructive issues regarding the meaning of the cross for today‘s Christians. Following an expert introduction to the issues and options by editor Marit Trelstad, each author addresses the Christian symbol of the cross in the context of current theological, sociological, political, or environmental issues.