About the Series: Edinburgh Companions to Global Christianity Series The “Edinburgh Companions to Global Christianity Series” is a comprehensive series that covers key facts and analyses on various regions around the world regarding the Christian faith. It offers reliable demographic information and original interpretative essays by indigenous scholars and practitioners, and is considered to be … Continue reading Book Review: Christianity in North Africa and West Asia
We are pleased to announce we have a new book coming from beloved author Michele Howe titled, Deliver Us! This book was originally going to be published later this year, but we felt it was right to push it forward due to the world's current shared crisis of COVID-19. This pandemic was a huge surprise … Continue reading Finding Hope in the Psalms During COVID-19: A Q&A with Michele Howe, the Author of “Deliver Us”
By Meg Rusick, Marketing & Communications Manager Looking to the Past As we approach our American Thanksgiving, I’m reminded of those who struggled in the past to ensure our religious freedom to celebrate national holidays. Before the first New England colonists even shared a meal with their Native American neighbors in the early seventeenth century, … Continue reading 5 Quotes about Peace, Grace, and Thanksgiving from the English Puritans
We are pleased to announce that our new book, A Book-by-Book Guide to Septuagint Vocabulary (Hendrickson), is releasing in the coming weeks. It is currently on pre-order sale for 50% off as well!
What Is It?
This book fills an important gap in the market by providing a tool to help those reading the Septuagint “get up the learning curve” with Septuagint vocabulary. Surprisingly, there’s no comparable resource out there in an accessible form.
The book consists of 28 chapters that present vocabulary lists for specific sections of the Septuagint corpus. Within each chapter, vocabulary is arranged according to frequency for that section of the Septuagint, which allows users to focus on the most important words (by frequency) within sections of most importance to them. Each list consists of twenty words, which we deemed to be an ideal size for memorization. And each chapter includes enough lists (typically over a…
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By Meg Rusick, Marketing & Communications Manager Even for those who know ancient Hebrew well, the book of Proverbs can be a difficult one to read. Its short and pithy sayings are at best mysterious, and at worst confusing. It doesn’t always seem to follow a logical stream of consciousness, and at times seems to … Continue reading 4 Tips for Reading the Book of Proverbs in Biblical Hebrew
by Meg Rusick, Marketing & Communications Manager Recently we attended Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary’s orientation week, to meet with students and showcase our array of biblical studies and language reference books. One of the most common questions we heard was about the main differences between the Nestle-Aland Novum Testamentum Graece (NA28) and Greek New Testament, 5th Revised … Continue reading What’s the difference between the NA28 and the UBS5? Plus a FREE printable resource.
Nathan G. John* is a missionary/university professor and I, Dave C. Deuel, am a pastor/seminary professor. Between us, we hope that we have enough in-reach to local church and missions leadership. We enjoy a close rapport with our colleagues in churches and missions organizations whom we want to challenge with the message of Disability in … Continue reading “It is time to give!”: How Disability in Mission Strives to Empower Those with Disabilities
By Levi Bakerink, Academic Sales Representative The concept of “confession” usually carries negative connotations. We confess feelings of guilt and shame to one another. If a defendant pleads guilty, it’s a confession of their crime. Within religious contexts, confession might bring images of cathedrals, booths, and acts of penance. Even the Foo Fighters’ confession in … Continue reading Living All of Life to the Glory of God: Herman Bavinck’s Theology of Confession
By Amy Paulsen-Reed, Academic Sales Manager, Key Account Sales Rep, and Acquisitions Editor, and Jocelyn Lee, Editorial/Marketing Intern In our darkest moments, our instinct is to reach for answers. Even veteran Christians sometimes struggle to reconcile the truths they’ve learned about God in the Bible with the suffering they see in their own lives. For … Continue reading The Problem of Suffering: Excerpts from Job: The Faith to Challenge God
Jonathan G. Kline’s 2 Minutes a Day Biblical Language Series is well known for its accessible and attractive content and formatting. His latest project is A Proverb a Day in Biblical Hebrew, a book/devotional designed to help readers of all levels of Hebrew competence meditate on and understand the concise and sometimes mysterious sayings found in … Continue reading Interview with Jonathan G. Kline about A Proverb a Day in Biblical Hebrew