Logos Bundle

Wipf and Stock has included Christ and the New Creation in its “Topics in Biblical Studies” bundle for Logos. The package is currently 25% for those who pre-order. Other titles in the set include:

  • Beyond Christian Folk Religion: Re-Grafting Into Our Roots (Romans 11:17-23) by Edward A. Beckstrom
  • Impeccable Solomon? A Study of Solomon’s Faults in Chronicles by Yong Ho Jeon
  • Rereading the Biblical Text: Searching for Meaning and Understanding by Claude F. Mariottini
  • Seven Congregations in a Roman Crucible: A Commentary on Revelation 1-3 by Richard E. Oster, Jr.
  • A Transformative Reading of the Bible: Explorations of Holistic Human Transformation by Yung Suk Kim

Thanks to Cliff Kvidahl for the head’s up.

Book Available on Amazon

For the 3 of you that are interested, my book is now available on Amazon.

Here’s the book description:

In Christ and the New Creation, Matthew Emerson takes a fresh approach to understanding New Testament theology by using a canonical methodology. Although typically confined to Old Testament theology, Emerson sees fruitfulness in applying this method to New Testament theology as well. Instead of a thematic or book-by-book analysis, Emerson attempts to trace the primary theological message of the New Testament through paying attention to its narrative and canonical shape. He concludes that the order of the books of the New Testament emphasize the story of Christ’s inauguration, commissioning, and consummation of the new creation.

Christ-Centered Commentary Series

1 and 2 Timothy and Titus is the first commentary from the Christ-Centered Commentary Series is now for sale on Amazon. It looks like this volume is written by the series editors David Platt, Danny Akin, and Tony Merida. This commentary series niche is to take large key verses within large chunks of texts and show how they apply to Christ. If you are looking for a commentary that gives you big-picture, Christological landscapes of whole books give this series your attention.

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Book Notice: The King in His Beauty

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I could not be more excited about this book. Schreiner is an excellent biblical theologian, and *finally* we are seeing a bit more production in the area of whole Bible biblical theologies. I also am excited to see his organization of the book around God, his people, and the land.

The volume is slated for publication in June 2013 by Baker Academic.