When There Are No Easy Answers: Thinking Differently About God, Suffering, and Evil

When There Are No Easy Answers considers the problem of grief from every angle, just as the Feinbergs walked through it in their journey. It confronts the question of justice, examines the nature of God, and argues for the reality of grace. Feinberg explores the biblical reasons against the use of traditional clich├ęs and platitudes, especially by those in ministry, and lays out alternatives that can actually comfort and encourage the person who is struggling or grieving. Continue reading When There Are No Easy Answers: Thinking Differently About God, Suffering, and Evil

Man, Myth, Messiah: Answering History’s Greatest Question

The search for the historical Jesus continues to be headline news. Any speculative theory seems to get instant attention as the debate rages about His real identity and the claims made in His name. Did Jesus really exist? Is there real historical evidence that demonstrates that He lived and actually said and did the things the Gospels record? Is there any validity to the speculative claims that the Jesus story was a myth, borrowed from a variety of pagan cultures of the ancient world? Continue reading Man, Myth, Messiah: Answering History’s Greatest Question

Unchanging Witness: The Consistent Christian Teaching on Homosexuality in Scripture and Tradition

In Unchanging Witness, Donald Fortson and Rollin Grams articulate the consistent orthodox view on homosexuality by presenting primary sources throughout Christian history and by interpreting the biblical texts in their cultural contexts. The first part of the book examines church history from the patristic period to the present day, and the second part engages biblical texts in light of Ancient Near Eastern, Jewish, Greek, and Roman primary sources. Continue reading Unchanging Witness: The Consistent Christian Teaching on Homosexuality in Scripture and Tradition

Everyone’s a Theologian: An Introduction to Systematic Theology

Many people react negatively to the word theology, believing that it involves dry, fruitless arguments about minute points of doctrine. Yet as Dr. R.C. Sproul argues, everyone is a theologian. Any time we think about a teaching of the Bible and strive to understand it, we are engaging in theology. Therefore, it is important that we put the Bible’s varied teachings together in a systematic fashion, using proper, time-tested methods of interpretation so as to arrive at a theology that is founded on truth. Continue reading Everyone’s a Theologian: An Introduction to Systematic Theology