The Problem of Evil and the Power of God

by Atle Ottesen Søvik

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€130,00
$157.00
ISBN13: 
9789004205604
E-ISBN: 
9789004205611
Publication Date: 
May 2011
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Hardback
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x, 268 pp.
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1876-1518
Volume: 
8

By Arne Redse, Volda University College, Volda, Norway

This book is an attempt at contextualizing the Christian doctrine of justification by faith – as an act of God’s grace alone. The target is Chinese contexts as influenced by the New Confucian idea of attaining sagehood by means of self-cultivation.
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004302570
E-ISBN: 
9789004302587
Publication date: 
November 2015
€89,00
$115.00

Joshua D. Broggi, University of Oxford

Diversity in the Structure of Christian Reasoning makes an argument about the nature of interpretive conflicts in modern theology. Using two examples from World Christianity, it examines the hermeneutical changes wrought when scripture crosses cultural boundaries.
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004298033
E-ISBN: 
9789004298057
Publication date: 
June 2015
€57,00
$72.00

Dorothy BEA Akoto-Abutiate, Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, USA.

Proverbs and the African Tree of Life is Dorothy BEA Akoto-Abutiate’s argument that African folk sayings must be seen as the full-blown tree on to which the Biblical Proverbs can be “grafted” (that is, taught), be learned, understood and appropriated in Africa.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004274402
E-ISBN: 
9789004274471
Publication date: 
August 2014
€54,00
$66.00

by Elina Hankela, University of Helsinki

In Ubuntu, Migration and Ministry Elina Hankela engages with the socio-moral meanings of ubuntu (Nguni: humanness/humanity) in contemporary Johannesburg drawing on ethnographic fieldwork at the Central Methodist Mission, a Johannesburg inner-city church that has been re-shaped in the face of...
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Volume: 
15
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004271869
E-ISBN: 
9789004274136
Publication date: 
May 2014
€72,00
$91.00

Susannah Ticciati, King’s College London, UK.

In A New Apophaticism Susannah Ticciati draws on Augustine to develop an apophatic theology for the twenty-first century. The central hypothesis is that God-language has the purpose of transforming human beings into better signs of God.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004257719
E-ISBN: 
9789004258143
Publication date: 
September 2013
€126,00
$159.00

By Nathan Crawford, Loyola University, Chicago

In Theology as Improvisation, Nathan Crawford reimagines the possibilities for how theology thinks God within a postmodern world. By engaging a number of thinkers in conversation, he navigates the nature of thinking God in a postmodern world.
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Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004245969
E-ISBN: 
9789004245983
Publication date: 
February 2013
€121,00
$152.00

By Mari-Anna Pöntinen, Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Mission

In African Theology as Liberating Wisdom; Celebrating Life and Harmony in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Botswana, Mari-Anna Pöntinen analyses contextual interpretations of the Christian faith in this church. These interpretations draw from the Tswana tradition and liberation in Christ.
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004245952
E-ISBN: 
9789004245976
Publication date: 
February 2013
€121,00
$152.00

By Amos Yong, Regent University, Virginia

This project at the interface of Buddhist-Christian studies, comparative theology, and Christian systematic theology proceeds by way of exploring questions related to the presence and activity of the Holy Spirit in a 21st century world of many faiths.
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Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004231177
E-ISBN: 
9789004231245
Publication date: 
July 2012
€152,00
$184.00

By Kari Storstein Haug

This book argues that an approach to Buddhist-Christian dialogue where biblical texts are analyzed by placing Christian and Buddhist perspectives side by side is a method which provides a good platform for further in-depth dialogue.
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Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210110
E-ISBN: 
9789004227125
Publication date: 
March 2012
€154,00
$186.00

By Aleksi Kuokkanen

Inspired by the Catholic theologian Hans Küng, this book searches for a model for global ethics by analysing the contemporary philosophical discussion. It demonstrates that the Western model is unable to reckon with exclusivism and difference and presents an alternative model.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004205680
E-ISBN: 
9789004224339
Publication date: 
January 2012
€186,00
$225.00

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