The Gospel in a Pluralist Society
by Lesslie Newbigin
Mission. This breathtaking vision rearticulates the faith in its own apostolic integrity, and shows how to live it out viably and confidently in the very pluralistic culture it transcends.
Dogmatics in Outline
by Karl Barth
Jesus Christ. Barth's explosive lectures on the Apostles' Creed move modern obsessions to the sidelines. They respect the ancient centrality of Jesus Christ and unpack Christ's implications for everything.
Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body
by John Paul II
Humanity. John Paul II's brilliant theology of the body can train evangelicals to approach creation, biology, gender, family, marriage, and psychology in disciplined Christian ways.
Last things. Wright reminds us that the apostles taught the good news of the kingdom that gives God's creation a present as well as future hope.
Sin and grace. Forde recovers these classic Protestant doctrines, which are necessary to challenge our false social and personal optimism.
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