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CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP IN A CHANGING WORLD
Perspectives from Africa and Europe
Christian Perspectives on Leadership and Social Ethics Series Vol. 3
How can leaders live their Christian values in a world which is changing at an ever faster pace and getting more complex every day? In this volume, more than a dozen authors from Africa and Europe present the topic of Christian leadership either from a theoretical perspective or through case studies presenting and evaluating practical aspects of Christian leadership in a variety of cultural and organizational settings. Jack Barentsen co-authored a chapter on Jeremiah and crisis leadership.
DISPENSATIONALISM TOMORROW AND BEYOND
This book in honor of Dr. Charles Ryrie was written by scholars who hold to the same basic view of Dispensationalism for which he is noted. In their chapters they address subjects related directly or indirectly to that system of theology. This book in honor of Dr. Charles Ryrie…
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CHRISTIAN CIVILIZATION
The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization is a comprehensive reference work on the history and impact of Christianity. Over 1,400 entries provide an in-depth and dynamic look at Christianity both through its history and the way it has shaped societies around the world.
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION
In The Encyclopedia of Christian Education, contributors explore the many facets of Christian education in terms of its impact on curriculum, literacy, teacher training, outcomes, and professional standards. This encyclopedia is the first reference work devoted exclusively to chronicling the unique history of Christian education across the globe, illustrating how Christian educators pioneered such educational institutions and reforms as universal literacy, home schooling, Sunday schools, women’s education, graded schools, compulsory education of the deaf and blind, and kindergarten.
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CHRISTIAN LITERATURE
Covering 2,000 years, The Encyclopedia of Christian Literature is the first encyclopedia devoted to Christian writers and books. In addition to an overview of the Christian literature, this two-volume set also includes 40 essays on the principal genres of Christian literature and more than 400 bio-bibliographical essays describing the principal writers and their works.
The Encyclopedia of Christianity in the United States outlines the myriad roles Christianity has played and continues to play. This masterful five-volume reference work includes biographies of major figures in the Christian church in the United States, influential religious documents and Supreme Court decisions, and information on theology and theologians, denominations, faith-based organizations, immigration, art—from decorative arts and film to music and literature—evangelism and crusades, the significant role of women, racial issues, civil religion, and more.
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
The Encyclopedia of Political Science offers scholars and students easy access to the essential concepts in political science in the early twenty-first century. Organized by traditional subfields, such as political theory, comparative politics, international relations, and public policy, it also incorporates those fields that have emerged more recently, for example, race and ethnicity, gender studies, and political economy.
THE END OF LEADERSHIP?
Leadership and Authority at Crossroads
Christian Perspectives on Leadership and Social Ethics Series Vol. 4
The End of Leadership outlines a response to the deep and dramatic changes currently taking place in leadership, power and authority, as observed in our societies. Jack Barentsen wrote on authority as a biblical and theological concept that is vital for good leadership.
The Essential Handbook of Denominations and Ministries is your easy-to-use guide to more than two hundred of the largest denominations and three hundred ministries in the United States. The entry for each organization includes a brief history, a contemporary profile, and discussion on doctrinal emphases, creeds, membership, and interdenominational and ecumenical alliances.
FORGED FROM REFORMATION
Forged from the fires of the Reformation’s heightened attention to the Bible and its details, a more refined and systematic dispensational understanding has developed and continues to be shaped. This book, written by a diverse and accomplished group of dispensational scholars, articulates in each and every chapter how, five-hundred years later, dispensational thought upholds and advances the legacy of the Reformation unlike any other theological system in Christian tradition.
THE GENESIS FACTOR
This powerful and needed defense of Genesis includes contributors Henry M. Morris, Christopher Cone, Terry Mortenson, Eugene Merrill, Ron J. Bigalke Jr., Tas Walker, Jonathon Henry, Larry Vardiman, John Whitcomb, and Donald DeYoung. From fossil evidence, geologic evidence, and historic evidence, and more, The Genesis Factor reinforces the validity of the scriptural account of Creation, the Great Flood, and the Tower of Babel.
Loss of Control or Adaptive Identity Construction?
Christian Perspectives on Leadership and Social Ethics Series Vol. 5
Diversity has been a leadership topic since at least the 1990’s. Since then, socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, religious and ethical diversity continues to increase through massive migration and digital media. This increasing complexity of diversity is now labeled as “superdiversity”. Jack Barentsen wrote chapters on how increasing is a challenge also for pastoral or religious leadership.
LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, AND SPIRITUALITY
Christian Perspectives on Leadership and Social Ethics Series Vol. 1
In a world of managerial discourse, measurement and control, leaders and workers alike cry out for inspiration and innovation in a way that respects their humanity. Spirituality as the search for meaning and a healthy work/life balance is therefore no longer an esoteric phenomenon but part of mainstream leadership. Jack Barentsen wrote on innovation and spirituality.
The purpose of this writing is to provide a unique study of economy, government, and religion in the last days. The theological perspective presented in each of the chapters is premillennial and pretribulational.
The first book of its kind, Progressive Dispensationalism presents a comprehensive and collaborative look at the arguments against, and the errors within, the progressive dispensationalist movement. The authors begin with a history of dispensationalism and then provide detailed examinations of sixteen key issues, including the hermeneutics of progressive dispensationalism; the relationship between covenants and dispensations; the Abrahamic, Land, Davidic, and New Covenants; cessationism; and the dangers of progressive dispensationalism to premillennial theology.
Revelation Hoofbeats is a compilation work by eighteen authorities in the field of Bible prophecy (some internationally known). All the authors are careful in saying that Bible prophecy is not being fulfilled today, but “God is setting the stage for key players and events that will be in place when the riders of Apocalypse come forth.”
WATCHING GOD WORK
Ministry Among the Macushi
Miriam Abbott and Jane Burns wanted to serve God, but they never imagined that He would choose them to bring His written Word – for the first time ever – to an entire tribe of people. Watch and be challenged as God enables Miriam and Jane to reach the Macushi people through medical evangelism, literacy, translation, radio broadcasts, education, and more.
WHAT IS DISPENSATIONALISM?
What is Dispensationalism? features twelve chapters and four appendices that address big questions about Christianity from a dispensationalist perspective. Each chapter includes additional articles, graphics, summaries, and wide margins.