Apostle Paul


Wrestling with Paul

Frances Taylor Gench doesn't ignore difficult texts about women; she wrestles with them. That's because she is committed to the Bible as scripture.


New Testament

Take & Read

James: Diaspora Rhetoric of a Friend of God, by Margaret Aymer. Margaret Aymer’s primer orients readers to key critical debates concerning James, relying on recent scholars’ proposals about its structure and rhetoric.


How to Read the Bible, by Harvey Cox

For the Bible to belong not only to the church or the academy but to the people, a guidebook is needed. Harvey Cox provides one.


Paul and the Faithfulness of God, by N. T. Wright

N.T. Wright aims to show how Paul's story of the crucified and risen Messiah is at the same time the story of Israel rescued from extended exile.


Redeeming Our Sacred Story, by Mary C. Boys

Spring books

Mary Boys offers concrete proposals for how the story of Jesus’ crucifixion can be told faithfully in the presence of Jewish conversation partners.


Saint Saul, by Donald Harman Akenson

Outside the Four Gospels, the New Testament yields precious little about Jesus," writes John P. Meier, a prominent Catholic biblical scholar and author of A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus.