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Crossing Boundaries, Redefining Faith (Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Emerging Church Movement; EDITED BY Michael Clawson, April Stace; FOREWORD BY Josh Packwood; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). The Emerging Church Movement, an eclectic conversation about how Christianity needs to evolve for our postmodern world, has been breaking traditional bounds and stirring up controversy for more than two decades. This volume is the first academic work to adopt an interdisciplinary approach…

Crossing Boundaries, Redefining Faith (Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Emerging Church Movement; EDITED BY Michael Clawson, April Stace; FOREWORD BY Josh Packwood; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). The Emerging Church Movement, an eclectic conversation about how Christianity needs to evolve for our postmodern world, has been breaking traditional bounds and stirring up controversy for more than two decades. This volume is the first academic work to adopt an interdisciplinary approach…

Vocation in Christ (Naga Christian Theology in Conversation with Karl Barth; BY Imliwabang Jamir; FOREWORD BY Patrick R. Keifert; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). Karl Barth (1886-1968), as a young Swiss pastor in Safenwil, struggled to make an organic connection between "the newspaper [contemporary sociopolitical events] and the New Testament." When he discovered "a strange new world of God within the Bible," God became the subject matter for renewing and transforming the world. This...

Vocation in Christ (Naga Christian Theology in Conversation with Karl Barth; BY Imliwabang Jamir; FOREWORD BY Patrick R. Keifert; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). Karl Barth (1886-1968), as a young Swiss pastor in Safenwil, struggled to make an organic connection between "the newspaper [contemporary sociopolitical events] and the New Testament." When he discovered "a strange new world of God within the Bible," God became the subject matter for renewing and transforming the world. This...

BRIMMING WITH GOD (Reflecting Theologically on Cases in Ministry; edited by Barbara J. Blodgett, Matthew Floding; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). The yearning to be a theologian is widespread. Pastors, students, supervisors, and mentors all wish to think theologically about their ministries but often feel inadequately prepared. This book seeks to respond by showcasing a variety of approaches to theological reflection brought to bear upon actual situations in ministry. It is written by...

Brimming with God: Reflecting Theologically on Cases in Ministry

BLOOD CRIES OUT (Pentecostals, Ecology, and the Groans of Creation; edited by A. J. Swoboda; foreword by Steven Bouma-Prediger; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). John McConnell Jr. was the famed founder and visionary of Earth Day. McConnell's vision was one of creating a day of remembrance, solitude, and action to restore the broken human relationship to the land. Little acknowledged are McConnell's religious convictions or background. McConnell grew up in a Pentecostal home. In fact...

BLOOD CRIES OUT (Pentecostals, Ecology, and the Groans of Creation; edited by A. J. Swoboda; foreword by Steven Bouma-Prediger; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). John McConnell Jr. was the famed founder and visionary of Earth Day. McConnell's vision was one of creating a day of remembrance, solitude, and action to restore the broken human relationship to the land. Little acknowledged are McConnell's religious convictions or background. McConnell grew up in a Pentecostal home. In fact...

Rooted and Grounded (Essays on Land and Christian Discipleship; EDITED BY Ryan Dallas Harker, Janeen Bertsche Johnson; FOREWORD BY Luke Gascho; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). For many of us, the connection between the ecological crisis and humanity's detachment from the land is becoming increasingly clear. In biblical terms, adam (humanity) has severed itself from the adamah (soil), and we (creation) are reaping the consequences. This collection of essays, and the conference from which…

Rooted and Grounded (Essays on Land and Christian Discipleship; EDITED BY Ryan Dallas Harker, Janeen Bertsche Johnson; FOREWORD BY Luke Gascho; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). For many of us, the connection between the ecological crisis and humanity's detachment from the land is becoming increasingly clear. In biblical terms, adam (humanity) has severed itself from the adamah (soil), and we (creation) are reaping the consequences. This collection of essays, and the conference from which…

Empire from the Margins (Religious Minorities in Canada and the South African War; EDITED BY Gordon L. Heath; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). At the beginning of the twentieth century, there were a number of smaller religious bodies that sought to develop religious and national identity on the margins—something especially difficult when the nation was at war in South Africa. This book examines rich and varied extant sources that provide helpful windows into the wartime experience of…

Empire from the Margins (Religious Minorities in Canada and the South African War; EDITED BY Gordon L. Heath; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). At the beginning of the twentieth century, there were a number of smaller religious bodies that sought to develop religious and national identity on the margins—something especially difficult when the nation was at war in South Africa. This book examines rich and varied extant sources that provide helpful windows into the wartime experience of…

Metaphors and Social Identity Formation in Paul's Letters to the Corinthians (BY Kar Yong Lim; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). Why did Paul frequently employ a diverse range of metaphors in his letters to the Corinthians? Was the choice of these metaphors a random act or a carefully crafted rhetorical strategy? Did the use of metaphors shape the worldview and behavior of the Christ-followers? In this innovative work, Kar Yong Lim draws upon Conceptual Metaphor Theory and Social Identity...

Metaphors and Social Identity Formation in Paul's Letters to the Corinthians (BY Kar Yong Lim; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). Why did Paul frequently employ a diverse range of metaphors in his letters to the Corinthians? Was the choice of these metaphors a random act or a carefully crafted rhetorical strategy? Did the use of metaphors shape the worldview and behavior of the Christ-followers? In this innovative work, Kar Yong Lim draws upon Conceptual Metaphor Theory and Social Identity...

Spiritual Complaint (The Theology and Practice of Lament; EDITED BY Miriam Bier, Tim Bulkeley; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). Personal and communal tragedies provoke intense emotions. In Scripture such emotions were given expression in complaints or laments. Such laments are the most frequent genre of psalm and are also found in the prophets and elsewhere in the Bible. The book of Lamentations is even named for this human response to tragedy. Yet neither lament nor complaint seems to be...

Spiritual Complaint (The Theology and Practice of Lament; EDITED BY Miriam Bier, Tim Bulkeley; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). Personal and communal tragedies provoke intense emotions. In Scripture such emotions were given expression in complaints or laments. Such laments are the most frequent genre of psalm and are also found in the prophets and elsewhere in the Bible. The book of Lamentations is even named for this human response to tragedy. Yet neither lament nor complaint seems to be...

Azusa, Rome, and Zion (Pentecostal Faith, Catholic Reform, and Jewish Roots; BY Peter Hocken; FOREWORD BY Christoph Schonborn; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). Azusa, Rome, and Zion offers historical, theological, and spiritual reflections on major movements of the Holy Spirit in modern times. The author shows where the lived experience of these movements challenges received theological concepts and categories, and indicates how engagement with these challenges can contribute to Christian...

Azusa, Rome, and Zion (Pentecostal Faith, Catholic Reform, and Jewish Roots; BY Peter Hocken; FOREWORD BY Christoph Schonborn; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). Azusa, Rome, and Zion offers historical, theological, and spiritual reflections on major movements of the Holy Spirit in modern times. The author shows where the lived experience of these movements challenges received theological concepts and categories, and indicates how engagement with these challenges can contribute to Christian...

Wisdom and the Renewal of Catholic Theology (Essays in Honor of Matthew L. Lamb; EDITED BY Thomas P. Harmon, Roger W. Nutt; FOREWORD BY Michael Novak; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). For more than fifty years, Fr. Matthew L. Lamb has been one of the major figures in American Catholic theology through his writing, teaching, and involvement in scholarly societies. Over a decade ago, Fr. Lamb moved from the Department of Theology at Boston College to develop the graduate programs in…

Our society overly materialistic essay format Topic 2 " Our society is overly materialistic. We center our lives on acquiring material things at the expense of such traditional values as family and education.

C.S. Lewis and Christian Postmodernism (Word, Image, and Beyond; BY Kyoko Yuasa; FOREWORD BY Bruce L. Edwards; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). Employing a postmodernist literary approach, this book identifies C. S. Lewis both as an antimodernist and as a Christian postmodernist who tells the story of the gospel to twentieth- and twenty-first-century readers. Lewis is popularly known as an able Christian apologetic writer, talented in explaining Christian beliefs in simple, logical terms…

C.S. Lewis and Christian Postmodernism (Word, Image, and Beyond; BY Kyoko Yuasa; FOREWORD BY Bruce L. Edwards; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). Employing a postmodernist literary approach, this book identifies C. S. Lewis both as an antimodernist and as a Christian postmodernist who tells the story of the gospel to twentieth- and twenty-first-century readers. Lewis is popularly known as an able Christian apologetic writer, talented in explaining Christian beliefs in simple, logical terms…

The Spirituality of Following Jesus in John's Gospel (An Investigation of Akolouthein and Correlated Motifs; BY Sean Seongik Kim; FOREWORD BY D. G. van der Merwe; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). Research on “following Jesus” has mostly been done in terms of what Jesus’ followers ought to do. In this unprecedented study, Kim presents “following Jesus” in John’s Gospel through the perspective of what Jesus does for his followers. “Following Jesus” is a journey towards the place where Jesus...

The Spirituality of Following Jesus in John's Gospel (An Investigation of Akolouthein and Correlated Motifs; BY Sean Seongik Kim; FOREWORD BY D. G. van der Merwe; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). Research on “following Jesus” has mostly been done in terms of what Jesus’ followers ought to do. In this unprecedented study, Kim presents “following Jesus” in John’s Gospel through the perspective of what Jesus does for his followers. “Following Jesus” is a journey towards the place where Jesus...

Evangelical Calvinism (Volume 2: Dogmatics and Devotion; EDITED BY Myk Habets, Bobby Grow; FOREWORD BY Oliver D. Crisp; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). Continuing the discussion initiated in volume one, volume two of Evangelical Calvinism further articulates the central motifs of this mood within Reformed theology by examining themes having to do with dogmatics and devotion. After further clarifying the methodological and dogmatic aspects common to an Evangelical Calvinism, the heart of…

Continuing the discussion initiated in volume one, volume two of Evangelical Calvinism further articulates the central motifs of this mood within Reformed theol

Christian Responses to Terrorism (The Kenyan Experience; EDITED BY Gordon L. Heath, David K. Tarus; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). How should Christians respond to terrorism and terrorists in their midst? Terrorism is a global problem, and no society on earth faces it alone. The mainly Christian society of Kenya has suffered more than most as it attempts to counter the threat of al-Shabaab. Some pastors have asked for permission to carry guns. Many Christians support government military...

Christian Responses to Terrorism (The Kenyan Experience; EDITED BY Gordon L. Heath, David K. Tarus; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). How should Christians respond to terrorism and terrorists in their midst? Terrorism is a global problem, and no society on earth faces it alone. The mainly Christian society of Kenya has suffered more than most as it attempts to counter the threat of al-Shabaab. Some pastors have asked for permission to carry guns. Many Christians support government military...

Union with God in Christ (Early Christian and Wesleyan Spirituality as an Approach to Islamic Mysticism; BY Matthew Friedman; FOREWORD BY A. H. Mathias Zahniser; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). A significant number of Muslim communities throughout the world reflect varying degrees of involvement in Islamic mysticism. What bridges are present in this context that will facilitate not only evangelism, but also discipleship and community formation? Matthew Friedman guides the reader on a…

Union with God in Christ (Early Christian and Wesleyan Spirituality as an Approach to Islamic Mysticism; BY Matthew Friedman; FOREWORD BY A. H. Mathias Zahniser; Imprint: Pickwick Publications). A significant number of Muslim communities throughout the world reflect varying degrees of involvement in Islamic mysticism. What bridges are present in this context that will facilitate not only evangelism, but also discipleship and community formation? Matthew Friedman guides the reader on a…

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