Category Archives: Books

Glaube

Mohr Siebeck sent this volume (encyclopedia really) for review some time back and I’ve finally worked through the massive work.  My review will post tomorrow.  But take note, it will assert that there’s a bit good, a bit bad, and … Continue reading

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Basel 1516: Erasmus’ Edition of the New Testament

The authors of this very useful new book are Kaspar von Greyerz/Silvana Seidel Menchi/Martin Wallraff It contains the following: Preface The Novum Instrumentum 1516 and its Philological Background Mark Vessey: Basel 1514: Erasmus’ Critical Turn – Erika Rummel: Biblical Humanism … Continue reading

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Proof Edits

We’re at the proof editing stage of this beauty- bit.ly/2mUojC7, and V&R is a pleasure to work with as are all of our contributors.  What a smart bunch of gifted writers.   Finally, I have to say, Jon Balserak is the … Continue reading

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Une histoire de la Réforme protestante en Suisse (1520-1565)

Le 9 mars 1522, une petite assemblée réunie autour du réformateur Ulrich Zwingli mange ostensiblement des saucisses en pleine période de carême, en totale opposition avec les prescriptions alimentaires qui régissent ce temps de renoncement aux plaisirs du monde. La … Continue reading

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Why You’re Here: Ethics for the Real World

What are Christians to be and to do in the world? What does faithfulness look like in these complex and confusing times? Christians are often told either to take over the world in God’s name or to withdraw into faithful … Continue reading

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Kritiker und Exegeten: Porträtskizzen zu vier Jahrhunderten alttestamentlicher Wissenschaft

Rudolf Smend presents many important representatives of the Old Testament studies. Thereby he places emphasis on the scholars and their group of persons, but also discusses the historical contexts and contextual factors of the schools of thought.  His goal is … Continue reading

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Martin Luther: Rebel in an Age of Upheaval

No other German has shaped the history of early-modern Europe more than Martin Luther. In this comprehensive and balanced biography we see Luther as a rebel, but not as a lone hero; as a soldier in a mighty struggle for … Continue reading

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Oswald Myconius: Briefwechsel 1515–1552

This two volume edition of the letters of Oswald Myconius will be a boon to students of the Swiss Reformation. Oswald Myconius (1488–1552) war Schulmeister in Basel, Zürich und Luzern, Mitarbeiter und erster Biograph Zwinglis und ab 1532 als Münsterpfarrer … Continue reading

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Special Offer: “Christ Our Captain: An Introduction to Huldrych Zwingli”, and “Through The Year With Zwingli and Bullinger”

I’m offering the PDFs of the intro to Zwingli AND the Devotional for $15.  Get them both and learn about Zwingli and become more spiritual at the same time!  Follow the Paypal link and the PDFs will be sent straightaway. … Continue reading

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Christian Dogmatics: An Introduction

This one- volume systematic theology presents an accessible, orthodox overview of the Christian faith for students, teachers, pastors, and serious lay readers. Cornelis van der Kooi and Gijsbert van den Brink not only cover all the traditional themes-creation, sin, Jesus … Continue reading

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Martin Luther

This encyclopedia is a collaboration of the leading scholars in the field of Reformation research and the thought, life, and legacy of influence – for good and for ill – of Martin Luther. In 2017 the world marks 500 years … Continue reading

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Das Geheimnis der dunklen Truhe

Was gibt es Langweiligeres für zwei Geschwister im Teenageralter, als in den Ferien zu ihrem Urgroßvater geschickt zu werden? Nichts los, keine Freunde ringsum, irgendwo in einem alten Pfarrhaus nahe Magdeburg – das klingt auch für Daniel und Kirsten nach … Continue reading

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Martin Bucer (1491–1551): Collected studies on his life, work, doctrine, and influence

This forthcoming volume will doubtless be of interest to all. This present volume aims to stimulate Bucer-research as it brings together a selection of the best of De Kroon’s and Van ’t Spijker’s articles some of which appear for the … Continue reading

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The Brill Story

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Subtle Citation, Allusion, and Translation in the Hebrew Bible

Biblicists have long been aware that some compositions in the Bible cite and allude to other compositions. At times these practices are obvious; often, however, they are not. Essays in this volume focus on subtle, not-so-obvious, unrecognized cases of citation … Continue reading

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This Looks Quite Interesting

Christian Dogmatics: An Introduction. This one-volume systematic theology presents an accessible, orthodox overview of the Christian faith for students, teachers, pastors, and serious lay readers. Cornelis van der Kooi and Gijsbert van den Brink not only cover all the traditional … Continue reading

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Luther and Calvinism

This new work was unveiled at the Refo500 Conference in Wittenberg some weeks back. In this volume renowned authors in the disciplines of Reformed theology and scientific Luther-research document the international scientific research on the reception of Martin Luther in Calvinism. … Continue reading

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For Your Reading Pleasure

Mohr has some new works that may interest you guys (gals, people, undecided, and indeterminate)- Frick, Peter Understanding Bonhoeffer In this volume, Peter Frick attempts to answer the question of how to understand Bonhoeffer. By examining different aspects of his … Continue reading

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The Logos ‘Free Book of the Month’ For June

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