Key Questions about the Christian Faith


By: Goldingay, John


ISBN: 9780801039546

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A highly respected author and scholar, John Goldingay brings his strong knowledge of the Hebrew Scriptures and his deep appreciation of the New Testament to offer biblical and practical answers to twenty-five serious theological questions, including: Who Is God? How Do God’s Love and God’s Wrath Relate to Each Other? Does God Have Surprises? What Does It Mean to Be Human? Can We Make Sense of Death and Suffering? What Is Sin? What Is the People of God? (A Narrative Answer) What Is the People of God? (An Answer in Images) What Is a Covenant? What Is the Meaning of Sacrifice? Why Circumcision? Should I Tithe Net or Gross? Was the Holy Spirit Active in First Testament Times? How Does Prayer Work? What Is Israel’s Place in God’s Purpose? Is Election Fair? What Is the Relationship between Creation and Salvation? How Does the First Testament Look at Other Religions? Is Leadership Biblical? Is God in the City? Does God Care about Animals? What Is a Family? What Does the Bible Say about Women and Men? What Might the Song of Songs Do for People? How Should We Think about Same-Sex Relationships? Old Testament professors and students, pastors, and educated lay readers will appreciate Goldingay’s passion for his subject.