How You Can Preach the Purpose and Theology of the Book of Daniel
With so much global uncertainty and unease, it’s easy to forget what the book of Daniel reminds us: God is the King of kings!
Old Testament scholar Wendy L. Widder explores this crucial anthem in her new Daniel commentary (Story of God Bible Commentary series). While Christians have been obsessed with how Daniel reveals end-times events, she argues we’ve often missed its pivotal message—one we need now more than ever:
God is in control, no matter how things look, and his kingdom will one day fill the earth. (14)
Widder explains that this message grows out of the book’s primary theme: the kingdom of God. “The book reveals why God is the king of all kings, and it offers perspective on how citizens of his kingdom should live while they…
Christianity Today’s 2015 Book Awards: The Unbelievable Gospel & The Crucified King
Each year Christianity Today announces a selection of books they feel are most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture. We are pleased the editors have selected two Zondervan Academic titles for inclusion in their 2015 list.
The Unbelievable Gospel, by Jonathan Dodson, was selected as the winner of the Apologetics/Evangelism category. The Crucified King, by Jeremy Treat, received an Award of Merit for its important contribution to Theology/Ethics.
Both books represent the crop of important resources released this year by Zondervan Academic authors touching on the Bible, the church, and other perennial matters of faith. Get more information on these books below, and engage them yourself to understand why CT Magazine believes these books will impact the life of the Church next year, and in the years to come.
Apologetics/Evangelism: The Unbelievable Gospel
Jonathan Dodson’s aim in The…