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In this grab bag, we have 8 e-books from Intervarsity Press. The prices and sale dates that they have provided are under each book cover.
Publisher: Intervarsity Press
Price: $2.99 (May 9-10)
Today a renewed and vigorous scholarly quest for the historical Jesus is underway. In the midst of well-publicized and controversial books on Jesus, N. T. Wright’s lectures and writings have been widely recognized for providing a fresh, provocative and historically credible portrait. Now this paperback edition of Wright’s classic work contains the same original content plus even more insight with an all-new introduction by the author.
Out of his own commitment to both historical scholarship and Christian ministry, Wright challenges us to roll up our sleeves and take seriously the study of the historical Jesus. He writes, “Many Christians have been, frankly, sloppy in their thinking and talking about Jesus, and hence, sadly, in their praying and in their practice of discipleship. We cannot assume that by saying the word Jesus, still less the word Christ, we are automatically in touch with the real Jesus who walked and talked in first-century Palestine. . . . Only by hard, historical work can we move toward a fuller comprehension of what the Gospels themselves were trying to say.”
The Challenge of Jesus poses a double-edged challenge: to grow in our understanding of the historical Jesus within the Palestinian world of the first century, and to follow Jesus more faithfully into the postmodern world of the twenty-first century.
Gospel e-books is working together with Christian publishers to allow you to choose what e-books you’d like to have discounted. Cast your vote below and the book with the most votes in each poll will be placed on sale soon after. If there are less than 100 total votes in a particular poll, the winning book will not be discounted.
Kregel: The Peaceful Wife by April Cassidy vs. To Love, Honor, and Vacuum by Sheila Wray Gregoire
Crossway: Biblical Theology: How the Church Faithfully Teaches the Gospel by Nick Roark and Robert Cline vs. Biblical Theology in the Life of the Church: A Guide for Ministry by Michael Lawrence
New Leaf: Don’t Miss the Boat by Paul Taylor vs. Inside Noah’s Ark: Why it Worked by Laura Welch
Intervarsity Press: Small Faith-Great God by N. T. Wright vs. The Challenge of Jesus: Rediscovering Who Jesus Was and Is by N. T. Wright
Christian Focus: A Christian’s Pocket Guide to Good Works and Rewards: In this Life and the Next by Mark Jones vs. A Christian’s Pocket Guide to Mary: Mother of God? by Leonardo De Chirico
Reformation Heritage: To Win Our Neighbors for Christ: The Missiology of the Three Forms of Unity by Wes Bredenhof vs. Theodorus Frelinghuysen’s Evangelism: Catalyst to the First Great Awakening by Scott Maze