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Product Description: How can one preach effectively on the death of Jesus to a world jaded by stories of suffering and violence? This exegetical book -- written collectively by six authorities on Scripture -- sheds new light on the tremendous power of preaching to challenge and enlarge the world of the listeners...read more

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9781556352140 | Wipf & Stock Pub, February 1, 2007, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: How can one preach effectively on the death of Jesus to a world jaded by stories of suffering and violence?
9780687034468 | Abingdon Pr, December 1, 1989, cover price $16.00

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Product Description: In this book, four distinguished scholars level a powerful critique of the rapid expansion of the emerging American empire and its oppressive and destructive political, military, and economic policies. Arguing that a global Pax Americana is internationally disastrous, the authors demonstrate how America's imperialism inevitably leads to rampant irreversible ecological devastation, expanding military force for imperialistic purposes, and a grossly inequitable distribution of goods--all leading to the diminished well-being of human communities...read more

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9780664230098 | Westminster John Knox Pr, May 17, 2006, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: In this book, four distinguished scholars level a powerful critique of the rapid expansion of the emerging American empire and its oppressive and destructive political, military, and economic policies.

Product Description: Masao Abe is widely acknowledged as a leader in the worldwide dialogue on Buddhism. A profound scholar of Buddhism and of Christian theology, his critical and constructive reflections culminate in the seminal essay that is the cornerstone of this volume...read more

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9780883446706 | Orbis Books, June 1, 1990, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Masao Abe is widely acknowledged as a leader in the worldwide dialogue on Buddhism.

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Product Description: This splendid introductory textbook for Christian theology presents two essays by leading scholars on each of the major theological questions. William Placher provides an excellent discussion of the history and current state of each doctrine while the essays explore the key elements and contemporary issues relating to these important theological concepts...read more

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9780664223953 | 1 edition (Westminster John Knox Pr, September 1, 2003), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This splendid introductory textbook for Christian theology presents two essays by leading scholars on each of the major theological questions.

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Product Description: In a reader-friendly, question-and-answer format, John B. Cobb, Jr., the foremost process theologian, addresses many questions and misunderstandings about process theology. He writes for everyday people of faith, seeking to put process ideas into plain language with clear implications for faithful living...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780827229990 | Chalice Pr, August 1, 2003, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: In a reader-friendly, question-and-answer format, John B.

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Product Description: In this earnest discussion, revolutionary theologian John Cobb Jr. implores Christian churches to take a more active role in the solution of contemporary issues such as food security and the ever-expanding world population, the welfare system, civil and human rights, the war on drugs, abortion, immigration, and the destruction of ecosystems...read more
By John B. Cobb (editor) and Progressive Christians Uniting (other contributor)

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9780664225896 | Westminster John Knox Pr, February 1, 2003, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In this earnest discussion, revolutionary theologian John Cobb Jr.

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Product Description: Donna Bowman utilizes the work of process thinker Alfred North Whitehead to develop a doctrine of election that dialogues with the view of Reformed theologian Karl Barth. Taking seriously Barth's contention that election is the best of all words that can be spoken about God, Bowman reinterprets Whitehead's description of God's provision of the initial aim to each entity as the central cosmological and theological fact of universal election...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Donna Bowman and John B. Cobb (foreword by)

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9780664224943 | 1 edition (Westminster John Knox Pr, April 1, 2002), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Donna Bowman utilizes the work of process thinker Alfred North Whitehead to develop a doctrine of election that dialogues with the view of Reformed theologian Karl Barth.

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Product Description: Few questions are as persistent and nettling for Christians as those posed by religious pluralism. Are Christians to see themselves as having an exclusive take on religious truth? Is knowledge of Jesus Christ necessary to a person's salvation? What are Christians to make of the manifest insights and wisdom of other religious traditions? In this lucid and sensitively written book, renowned theologian John Cobb tackles such concerns...read more
By John B. Cobb (editor) and Mobilization for the Human Family (other contributor)

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9780800634834 | Fortress Pr, March 1, 2002, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Few questions are as persistent and nettling for Christians as those posed by religious pluralism.

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Product Description: Develops a naturalistic postmodern perspective to make constructive proposals about a wide range of topics now in public discussion. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780791451656 | State Univ of New York Pr, November 1, 2001, cover price $59.50 | About this edition: Develops a naturalistic postmodern perspective to make constructive proposals about a wide range of topics now in public discussion.

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9780791451663 | State Univ of New York Pr, November 1, 2001, cover price $31.95

Winner of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order 1992, Named New Options Best Political BookEconomist Herman Daly and theologian John Cobb, Jr., demonstrate how conventional economics and a growth-oriented industrial economy have led us to the brink of environmental disaster, and show the possibility of a different future.Named as one of the Top 50 Sustainability Books by University of Cambridges Programme for Sustainability Leadership and Greenleaf Publishing.

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9780807047057 | 2 upd exp edition (Beacon Pr, April 1, 1994), cover price $41.00 | About this edition: Winner of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order 1992, Named New Options Best Political BookEconomist Herman Daly and theologian John Cobb, Jr.

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9780807047163 | 2 edition (Beacon Pr, January 17, 2001), cover price $20.00

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Product Description: Book by Cobb, John B., Jr. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781570752711 | Orbis Books, December 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Book by Cobb, John B.

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Product Description: Western society has moved from a period in which Christianity was the dominant spiritual force to one of nationalism, then to making the economy the object of public devotion. Today this is challenged by those seeking the health of the Earth and all its inhabitants...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780312218386 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 1, 1999, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Western society has moved from a period in which Christianity was the dominant spiritual force to one of nationalism, then to making the economy the object of public devotion.

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Product Description: Book by Daly, Herman E.y John B. Cobb

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9789681641238 | 1 edition (Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, June 16, 1998), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Book by Daly, Herman E.

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Product Description: The task of interpreting the religious significance of Jesus Christ takes shape in this book with the tension determined by two goals: fidelity to the classical Christological tradition, which draws our attention to Jesus in the first place, and plausibility with respect to all forms of contemporary knowledge...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By John B. Cobb (foreword by) and Wesley J. Wildman

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9780791435953 | State Univ of New York Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $59.50 | About this edition: The task of interpreting the religious significance of Jesus Christ takes shape in this book with the tension determined by two goals: fidelity to the classical Christological tradition, which draws our attention to Jesus in the first place, and plausibility with respect to all forms of contemporary knowledge.

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Product Description: What has happened to the once robust mainline church in the United States? Decrying the professionalization of theological education, Cobb calls for the church to return to its theological vocation so that its members can in turn resume their passionate commitment to faith.

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9780664257200 | Westminster John Knox Pr, January 1, 1997, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: What has happened to the once robust mainline church in the United States?

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Product Description: A distinguished thinker ponders the meaning of Wesley's theology. John B. Cobb, Jr., draws on the historical, critical, and literary work that has characterized Wesley studies in recent years, but moves beyond them to propose one way of reconstructing and reappropriating essential elements of Wesley's thought in service of the church's life and mission...read more

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9780687007691 | Abingdon Pr, April 1, 1995, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: A distinguished thinker ponders the meaning of Wesley's theology.

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Product Description: The message of this book is that, for the good of the church and of the world, pastors and laypeople need to rescue Christian thinking from the intellectual ether and return it to real life where it belongs. In the past generation or so, most Christians have come to think of theology as something obscure and irrelevant to their lives...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780827221222 | Chalice Pr, September 1, 1994, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The message of this book is that, for the good of the church and of the world, pastors and laypeople need to rescue Christian thinking from the intellectual ether and return it to real life where it belongs.

Product Description: Many critics of mainstream economics have been calling for a new compass to guide national economic policies because the existing one, the GNP, is broken. They propose a "green national product" which would address the long-term health of the planet and its inhabitants, and focus on sustainability...read more

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9780819193216 | Univ Pr of Amer, March 1, 1994, cover price $85.50 | About this edition: Many critics of mainstream economics have been calling for a new compass to guide national economic policies because the existing one, the GNP, is broken.

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Product Description: Many critics of mainstream economics have been calling for a new compass to guide national economic policies because the existing one, the GNP, is broken. They propose a 'green national product' which would address the long-term health of the planet and its inhabitants, and focus on sustainability...read more

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9780819193223 | Univ Pr of Amer, March 1, 1994, cover price $48.99 | About this edition: Many critics of mainstream economics have been calling for a new compass to guide national economic policies because the existing one, the GNP, is broken.

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Product Description: This book challenges Christians to think. Committed lay Christians, says Cobb, are already theologians; he wants them to realize this and then to become good theologians. Laypersons are just as capable as professional theologians of intellectual hard work, but they no longer expect the church to ask this of them...read more

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9780687287529 | Abingdon Pr, September 1, 1993, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: This book challenges Christians to think.

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Product Description: Where is God when a child runs in front of a car? This primer introduces the reader to a new way of understanding God that offers us a more meaningful and clearer vision of God and the world we live in.

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9780827229457 | Chalice Pr, September 1, 1993, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Where is God when a child runs in front of a car?

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