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The Battle for God

Reacting to a technologically driven world with liberal Western values, fundamentalists have not only increased in numbers, they have become more desperate, claims Armstrong…Yet she also acknowledges the irony of how fundamentalism and Western materialism seem to urge each other on to greater excesses. To “prevent an escalation of the conflict, we must try and understand the pain and perception of the other side…”

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The Irresistible Revolution: Living As an Ordinary Radical

In this book, Shane Claiborne describes an authentic faith rooted in belief, action, and love, inviting us into a movement of the Spirit that begins inside each of us and extends into a broken world.

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The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions

Was Jesus born of a virgin? Did he know he was the Messiah? Was he bodily resurrected from the dead? Did he intentionally die to redeem humankind? Was Jesus God? Two leading Jesus scholars with widely divergent …

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Topics: Theology & Religious Education. Ages: Adult. Resource Types: Books.

The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture: The Effect of Early Christological Controversies on the Text of he New Testament

In a study that explores the close relationship between the social history of early Christianity and the textual tradition of the emerging New Testament, Ehrman examines how early struggles between Christian “heresy” and “orthodoxy” affected the transmission of the documents over which, in part, the debates were waged. His thesis is that proto-orthodox scribes of the second and third centuries occasionally altered their sacred texts for polemical reasons…

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Topics: Theology & Religious Education. Ages: Adult. Resource Types: Books.

The Sins of Scripture: Exposing the Bible

The Bible contains many passages that believers and nonbelievers alike would recognize as appalling theology. Whether these texts are used to discriminate, oppress, or condemn, they distort the truth of Christianity and cast doubt upon the love …

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Topics: Theology & Religious Education. Ages: Adult. Resource Types: Books.
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