Academic eBooks at Low Prices! Theology, Philosophy, Sex and Gender, and More

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We hand-picked a few thoughtful works that are worth your attention, and put them in our brief Academic eBook Sale (November 14-20, 2016).

These eBooks cover a breadth of biblical and theological topics, but don’t miss the small selection of works about sex, gender, and the church.

The deals include:

Black and White Bible, Black and Blue Wife: My Story of Finding Hope after Domestic Abuse by Ruth A. Tucker is 60% off Prostitutes and Polygamists: A Look at Love, Old Testament Style  by David T. Lamb is 60% off Four Views on Hell (Second Edition with all new contributors) edited by Preston Sprinkle is 68% off Kierkegaard: A Single Life by Stephen Backhouse is 39% off Five Views on the Church and Politics edited by Amy E. Black is 68% off God’s Glory Alone: The Majestic Heart of…

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Abuse of Male Headship – An Excerpt from Black and White Bible, Black and Blue Wife

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In her upcoming book Black and White Bible, Black and Blue Wife, Ruth Tucker recounts her story of abuse at the hands of her husband, in hope that it would help other women caught in a cycle of domestic violence.

She makes a compelling case for mutuality in marriage by weaving her shocking story and stories of other women together with powerful stories of husbands who truly have demonstrated Christ’s love to their wives. Including reflections on biblical, theological, historical, and contemporary issues surrounding domestic violence, Tucker helps women and men become more aware of potential dangers in a doctrine of male headship.

Engage with this excerpt as she details a flashpoint in her journey:

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3 Ways the Gospel Reoriented a 1st-Century ISIS Leader: Race, Patriarchy, Class

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Malestrom by Carolyn Custis James

The images have been chilling and all too common: Masked figures staring into the camera in the desert or at sea-side locations before beheading Christians.

What if one of them wanted to talk with you about a dream he had where a man said, ‘You are killing my people’?

That’s what happened to a Middle East YWAM worker. He was introduced to an ISIS fighter who had killed many Christians and wanted to follow Jesus after dreaming of a man in white.

Sound familiar?

Like Saul of Tarsus, Muslims gripped by the malestrom are being radically transformed because of their encounters with Jesus. According to Carolyn Custis James, author of Malestrom, this makes perfect sense: “Jesus’ gospel has a subversive power to reach behind enemy lines, draw men to Jesus, and…

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