The Explorations in Biblical Theology series addresses the needs for quality literature that attracts believing readers to good theology and builds them up in their faith. Each title in the series combines solid content with accessibility and readability – a valuable addition to the library of any college student, thoughtful lay reader, seminarian, or pastor.
Series Editor: Robert A. Peterson
Election and Free Will: God’s Gracious Choice and Our Responsibility by Robert A. Peterson
Released: 10/5/2007 | Pages: 224 | Price: $17.99
Summary: Traces Scripture’s teaching on election through the Bible and explains biblically the doctrine of free will. It tackles objections to predestination and concludes with applications of this neglected biblical teaching.
Released: 11/7/2008 | Pages: 240 | Price: $14.99
Summary: Traces the theme of Holy Spirit empowerment from Genesis to Revelation, giving special attention to the Spirit’s involvement in the life, ministry, and mission of Jesus Christ.
The Nearness of God: His Presence with His People by J. Lanier Burns
Released: 10/1/2009 | Pages: 272 | Price: $17.99
Summary: Christianity is unique because of the intimate nature of the relationship between God and his people. Burns develops the Christ-centeredness of God’s ‘nearness’ throughout Scripture by keynoting the Son’s incarnation in John’s gospel.
Our Secure Salvation: Preservation and Apostasy by Robert A. Peterson
Released: 11/1/2009 | Pages: 256 | Price: $14.99
Summary:This is a fresh restatement of the case for the preservation of the saints, especially valuable in light of the insecurity of much of postmodern life.
The Elder: Today’s Ministry Rooted in All of Scripture by Cornelis Van Dam
Released: 11/1/2009 | Pages: 304 | Price: $17.99
Summary: A biblical look at the office of elder from its beginnings in the Old Testament. This office blesses God’s church today if understood and enacted according to a biblical pattern.
Released: 11/1/2010 | Pages: 240 | Price: $17.99
Summary:Arguing that it is theology applied, Morgan lays out a biblical theology of the epistle of James that connects its particulars to the big picture of the Bible.
Wisdom Christology: How Jesus Becomes God’s Wisdom for Us by Daniel Ebert IV
Released: 5/20/2011 | Pages: 240 | Price: $17.99
Summary: Christology functioned as wisdom in the early church. A study of selected New Testament texts reveals this apostolic pattern and equips Christians to follow Jesus, the wisdom of God.
Released: 4/13/2012 | Pages: 240 | Price: $17.99
Summary: Hans Bayer explores the dynamic relationship between Jesus and his disciples in Mark’s gospel—showing how Jesus radically transforms them from self-dependent to God-dependent, beginning with their hearts.
Life Everlasting: The Unfolding Story of Heaven by Dan C. Barber and Robert A. Peterson
Released: 7/23/2012 | Pages: 256 | Price: $17.99
Summary: Life Everlasting is about heaven—our final salvation. In looking forward to our participation in the new heavens and new earth, we often seek information in the wrong places, so what does the Bible actually say?
Released: 4/15/2013 | Pages: 240 | Price: $17.99
Summary: This book defends the doctrine of monergism (the teaching that regeneration is exclusively the work of God) by demonstrating its strong biblical support and also examining Reformed theologians and confessions.
Upcoming Book in Series
A Theology of Matthew: Jesus Revealed as Deliverer, King, and Incarnate Creator by Charles L. Quarles
To be released: 11/15/2013 | Pages: 240 | Price: $17.99
Series Editor: Robert A. Peterson is professor of systematic theology at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated with his BS from Philadelphia Biblical University, received his MDiv from Biblical Theological Seminary in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, and obtained his PhD from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey.