The 500th anniversary of Calvin’s birth last year prompted the publication of a spate of works celebrating his life and theology. Gordon’s vibrant new biography invites readers to see Calvin’s theological commitments in historical context.
Miss Manners’ Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior, by Judith Martin (Norton). Part etiquette manual, part psychology text, Miss Manners’ Guide has been a dependable source of insight and information over the years.
Living Gently in a Violent World
Stanley Hauerwas and Jean Vanier
Jesus and the God of Israel: God Crucified and Other Studies on the New Testament's Christology of Divine Identity
Christology and Science
F. LeRon Shults
This Mortal Flesh: Incarnation and Bioethics
Against the Tide: Love in a Time of Petty Dreams and Persisting Enmities
Trauma and Grace: Theology in a Ruptured World
Keeping House: The Litany of Everyday Life
Margaret Kim Peterson
Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation
Serene Jones of Yale University has been selected to be the first woman president of Union Theological Seminary in New York City. She will assume the presidency of the 172-year-old nondenominational seminary on July 1, succeeding Joseph Hough, who is retiring after serving since 1999.
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