Beginning Biblical Studies, Revised Edition, Item 7050

Beginning Biblical Studies
Revised Edition ©2013

  • Translation of Scripture passages changed from NABRE to NRSV.
  • Revisions to the original amplify the religious breadth of the material with fuller treatment of Jewish, Orthodox, and Protestant perspectives.
  • Updated scholarship.
  • New as well as improved maps and time lines.
  • New appendix on archaeology and the Bible.
  • More photographs and new sidebars.
  • Expanded recommended resources.
  • Additional edits ensure inclusive content and tone respect the diversity of readers’ beliefs and traditions.

 

Theological Foundations, Revised Edition, Alternate Edition, Item 7036

Theological Foundations Revised and Expanded

Revised Edition ©2011

  • The revised edition has been expanded to include the topics most requested by professors.
  • A new introduction by Daniel Finucane helps students to engage in the text.
  • A new chapter introduces the study of the mystery of God, central to the study of theology.
  • A new chapter describes the changing contours of Christianity in the modern era, with an emphasis on Protestantism, Evangelicalism, and Fundamentalism.
  • The text has been re-edited for enhanced readability and sensitivity to the religious diversity of the classroom.

 

Theological Foundations, Revised Edition, Item 7035

Theological Foundations Concepts and Methods for Understanding Christian Faith

Revised Edition ©2011

  • The revised edition has been expanded to include the topics most requested by professors.
  • A new introduction by Daniel Finucane helps students to engage in the text.
  • A new chapter introduces the study of the mystery of God, central to the study of theology.
  • A new chapter describes the changing contours of Christianity in the modern era, with an emphasis on Protestantism, Evangelicalism, and Fundamentalism.
  • The text has been re-edited for enhanced readability and sensitivity to the religious diversity of the classroom.
  • The reference librarian guide for doing college research has been updated, with research sections streamlined for easier use of resources.

 

Christian Thought and Practice, A Primer, Revised Edition, Item 7069

Christian Thought and Practice A Primer, Revised Edition

Revised Edition ©2015

  • A new chapter (10), “Contemporary Spirituality and Christian Thought,” addresses up-to-date directions and concerns of modern Christians, including diversity, environmentalism, and liberation movements.
  • A new chapter (11), “Global Christianity,” deals with problems of colonialism and post-colonialism, and the distinctive issues facing Christians in Africa, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and North America.
  • Chapter 2 in the first edition has now been split into two chapters: “A Scriptural Foundation for Christian Theology” and “Tradition, Reason, and Experience as Foundations of Christian Theology.” All of these topics now receive more in-depth coverage.
  • Chapter 5, “Christian Doctrines,” has been reorganized and expanded to serve as a more effective introduction to systematic theology as it is traditionally structured.
  • Chapter 9, formerly “Christianity and the World,” has been renamed “Christianity and Ethics” to better reflect the subject matter. Content has been expanded and reorganized in response to suggestions from instructors working in the field of Christian ethics.
  • A glossary has been added in place of the lists of key terms that formerly appeared in each chapter.
  • Lists of resources in individual chapters now include websites and films, offering options for further study.
  • Illustrations have been added to each chapter, with captions that reinforce and expand on the subject matter under discussion.

 

Catholic Ethics in Today’s World, Revised Edition, Item 7033

Catholic Ethics in Today’s World
Revised Edition ©2011

  • Rewritten for clarity and to reflect recent developments
  • The chapter on business ethics discusses new factors causing the United States recent recession
  • The chapter on international economic ethics is updated regarding efforts at international debt relief
  • The chapter on justified war addresses issues related to the continued fighting in Afghanistan
  • The chapter on medical ethics has been expanded into two chapters
  • The chapter on sexual ethics has been updated to reflect student perspectives

First Edition ©2008

 

Reason, Faith, and Tradition, Revised Edition, Item 7065

Reason, Faith, and Tradition Explorations in Catholic Theology

Revised Edition ©2015

  • The revised edition includes information about linking to digital resources, mainly videos and readings that amplify a topic or support student research.
  • The cover, trim, and layout the book have been changed.
  • Images have been added.
  • The presentation on the historical Jesus has expanded to two chapters in order to provide fuller discussion of the humanity of Jesus and historical critical methods.
  • The chapter on Christology has been expanded to include an overview of the Christology of the early Church councils.
  • The original chapter on ecclesiology has been divided into two chapters, with one devoted to the Catholic Church’s relationship with other Christian churches and other religions.
  • Updating has been done in order to focus more clearly on the relationship of faith and reason and to provide more examples.

 

Health Care Ethics, Revised Edition, Item 7034

Health Care Ethics Theological Foundations, Contemporary Issues, and Controversial Cases

Revised Edition ©2011

  • The revised edition has been thoroughly redesigned to create a more readable, enjoyable experience.
  • All chapters have been updated with new materials, cases, suggested readings, and multimedia aids.
  • Updated chapters include new discussion of stem-cell research, the involvement of the pharmaceutical industry in clinical research, end-of-life planning, and more.
  • New chapters, “Professionalism and the Patient-Physician Relationship” and “Health Care Reform,” reflect current concerns.
  • Chapter discussion questions now include those on social ethics.
  • Social dimension and analysis has been added to each chapter.

 

Encountering Ancient Voices, Second Edition, Item 7026

Encountering Ancient Voices A Guide to Reading the Old Testament

Second Edition ©2010

  • Added a key to biblical texts discussed in the book
  • Written in a more inclusive tone
  • Miscellaneous minor edits made throughout book

First Edition ©2006

 

Jesus in the Gospels and Acts, New Edition, Item 7052

Jesus in the Gospels and Acts Introducing The New Testament

New Edition ©2013

  • The cover and layout of the book have been changed.
  • More photographs and artwork are included.
  • The new edition includes minor updates to the content.
  • The first edition’s endnotes have been converted to footnotes.