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Baptism: Three Views

By: Wright, David F.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: IVP Academic, September 2009


The Christian church confesses "one baptism." But the church's answers to how, whom and when to baptize, and even what it means or does, are famously varied. This book provides a forum for thoughtful proponents of three principal evangelical views to state their case, respond to the others, and then provide a summary response and statement. Sinclair Ferguson sets out the case for infant baptism, Bruce Ware presents the case for believers' baptism, and Anthony Lane argues... View more info

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Exploring the Worship Spectrum: Six Views (Counterpoints)

By: Basden, Paul

Price: $17.99

Publisher: Zondervan, April 2004


What does worship look like? Is there just one truly right way to worship? Are there any wrong ways? To what extent should our unity as believers manifest itself in unified public worship? Sadly, disagreement over how we should worship our loving God has sparked some most unloving attitudes among Christians. Exploring the Worship Spectrum seeks to correct this. It provides a forum for presentation, critique, and defense of six prominent worship styles: *Formal-Liturgical... View more info

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Five Views on Law and Gospel

By: Bahnsen, Greg L.

Price: $24.99

Publisher: Zondervan, October 1996


Do the Law and the Gospel belong to two separate dispensations? Has the Gospel replaced the Law? What is the relevance of the Old Testament Law to our lives as Christians? Is there continuity between it and what Christ expects of us in the Gospel? It is no secret that Christians have differed widely on these questions. This book explores five major approaches to this important biblical topic that have developed in Protestant circles. Each of the five authors presents his... View more info

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Five Views on Sanctification

By: Dieter, Melvin E.

Price: $19.99

Publisher: N/A, October 1996


Christians generally recognize the need to live a holy, or sanctified, life. But they differ on what sanctification is and how it is achieved.Five Views on Sanctification brings together in one easy-to-understand volume five major Protestant views on sanctification. Writing from a solid evangelical stance, each author describes and defends his own understanding of the doctrine, and responds as well to the views of the other authors. This book addresses such practical que... View more info

Five Views on the Church and Politics (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology)

By: N/A

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Zondervan, December 2015


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Four Views of Youth Ministry and the Church

By: Wesley Black, Chap Clark, Malan Nel, Mark Senter

Price: $17.99

Publisher: Zondervan/Youth Specialties, February 2001


Join the conversation as experts propose, defend, and explore Four Views of Youth Ministry and the Church.In a dialog that often gets downright feisty, four youth ministry academicians delineate their distinct philosophical and ecclesiological views regarding how youth ministry relates to the church at large--and leave a taste of what's profound and what's not in these four typologies: Inclusive congregational (Malan Nel). What happens when a church thoroughly integrates... View more info

Four Views on Christianity and Philosophy (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology)

By: N/A

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Zondervan, September 2016


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Four Views on Divine Providence (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology)

By: Dennis Jowers, William Lane Craig, Ron Highfield, Gregory A. Boyd, Paul Kjoss Helseth

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Zondervan, March 2011


Questions about divine providence have preoccupied Christians for generations: Are people elected to salvation? For whom did Jesus die? This book introduces readers to four prevailing views on divine providence, with particular attention to the question of who Jesus died to save (the extent of the atonement) and if or how God determines who will be saved (predestination).But this book does not merely answer readers' questions. Four Views on Divine Providence helps reader... View more info

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Four Views on Eternal Security

By: J. MATTHEW PINSON, STANLEY N. GUNDRY

Price: $17.99

Publisher: Zondervan, May 2002


Does the Bible support the concept of 'once saved, always saved, ' or can a person lose his or her salvation? How do the Scriptures portray the complex interplay between grace and free will? These and related questions are explored from different angles in this thought-provoking Counterpoints volume. The contributors each state their case for one of four prominent views on eternal security: classical Calvinist, moderate Calvinist, reformed Arminian, and Wesleyan Arminian... View more info

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Four Views on Hell

By: Walvoord, John

Price: $16.99

Publisher: Zondervan, January 1997


Most contemporary Christians acknowledge the doctrine of hell, but they'd rather not think about how God punishes the wicked. The authors of Four Views on Hell meet this subject head-on with different views on what the Scriptures say. Is hell to be understood literally as a place of eternal smoke and flames? Or are such images simply metaphors for a real but different form of punishment? Is there such a thing as 'conditional immortality, ' in which God annihilates the so... View more info

Four Views on Hell: Second Edition (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology)

By: N/A

Price: $18.99

Publisher: Zondervan, March 2016


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Four Views on Moving beyond the Bible to Theology (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology)

By: Gundry, Stanley N.

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Zondervan, October 2009


The Bible has long served as the standard for Christian practice, yet believers still disagree on how biblical passages should be interpreted and applied. Only when readers fully understand the constructs that inform their process of moving from Scripture to theology---and those of others---can Christians fully evaluate teachings that claim to be 'biblical.'Here, scholars who affirm an inspired Bible, relevant and authoritative for every era, present models they consider... View more info

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Four Views on Salvation in a Pluralistic World

By: Dennis L. Okholm

Price: $17.99

Publisher: Zondervan, August 1996


To read the New Testament is to meet the Old Testament at every turn. But exactly how do Old Testament texts relate to their New Testament references and allusions? Moreover, what fruitful interpretive methods do New Testament texts demonstrate? Leading biblical scholars Walter Kaiser, Darrel Bock and Peter Enns each present their answers to questions surrounding the use of the Old Testament in the New Testament.Contributors address elements such as Divine and human auth... View more info