||Book Summary|| The vast majority of current Bible study books and methods aim to help the reader understand what biblical texts meant for their original audience so that its message can be faithfully applied to modern audiences. This process is essentially a two-way dialogue: there is the text, and there is the reader. David Parris’ Reading the Bible with Giants promotes the value of a third voice. This third dialogue partner is the history of interpretation that stands between us and the original writing of the text.
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||Book Summary|| This book offers some probing questions for how Christians think about issues surrounding same-sex attraction. It also suggests ways that Christians can help those who struggle with same-sex attraction.
||Book Summary|| This book highlights the way in which Christians from the past with an entrepreneurial bent have used their wealth to promote the cause of the gospel, and sets out the vision he has for Christians continuing to do so today.
||Book Summary|| This short book describes changes to the institution of marriage in New Zealand in 1850, 1950, and the early 2000s, and investigates how legislation has accelerated these changes.
||Book Summary|| The purpose of this book is to encourage Christians in ministry to shift their focus from “trellis-work” to “vine-work”.