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RELATED TITLES UNIQUE SELLING POINTS 978-0-8254-4376-3 16.99 Paperback 6 x 9 176 pages Biblical Studies Old Testament Kregel Publications Rights World September 27 2015 Practical scriptural discussions of tough topics such as polygamy genocide and the role of women in the Old Testament The God of the Old Testament can seem very foreign to Christians. His actions appear to starkly contrast with the God of grace in the New Testament and with modern notions of justice and propriety. In this short volume Old Testament scholar Walter Kaiser devotes each chapter to a different difficult subject including creation the wrath of God the genocide of the Canaanites Gods knowledge of the future polygamy Satan the view of women and application of the Old Testament law. He addresses each topic in a practical accessible tone with pastoral insight and humor con- sistently focusing on the Scriptures. The reader will find that there are not two different gods in the Bible and that the Old Testament is not an antique artifact that should now be jettisoned from Christianity. The Old Testament and the God it depicts is One with the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. His actions when properly understood are not at variance with the New Testament rather a view of the beautiful unity in the Bible as a whole will strengthen the churchs faith and aid in Christian witness and apologetics. Walter C. Kaiser Jr. PhD Brandeis University is a prominent evangelical Old Testament scholar. He is the Colman M. Mockler Distinguished Professor of Old Testament and former president of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton Massachusetts. 12 THOUGHTFUL BOOKS ISBN 978-0-8254-4376-3 9 7 8 0 8 2 5 4 4 3 7 6 3 Tough Questions About God and His Actions in the Old Testament Walter C. Kaiser Jr. Show Me How to Answer Tough Questions 978-0-8254-3879-0 12.99 Study and discussion questions facilitate individual and group reflection Practical and apologetic in tone Always focused on the Scripture texts involved40 Questions About Interpreting the Bible 978-0-8254-3498-3 21.99 RELATED TITLES UNIQUE SELLING POINTS 978-0-7459-7027-1 29.95 Hardback 6.5 x 9.5 356 pages Biography Autobiography Religious Lion Books Rights NAR September 27 2015 The fascinating biography of the creator of Thomas the Tank Engine and friends The Reverend W. Awdry was a devoted pastor and family man who adored trains. He started to tell stories about Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends in order to entertain his son Christopher. Those stories have now gone on to entertain generations of children around the world. Because of his beliefs Awdry a convinced pacifist was thrown out of one curacy and denied another during World War II. He was a man of courage who believed that people should live by certain rules. He built the imaginary Island of Sodor on these rules and showed how those who transgressed them would always be punished but never scrapped as he said. The Thomas the Tank Engine Man is a charming biogra- phy and gives fascinating insight into the life of Reverend W. Awdry. First published twenty years ago before animation producer Britt Allcroft and voice actor Ringo Starr brought Thomas to a worldwide audience this biography is now fully revised and updated. Brian Sibley is a writer and broadcaster with a longstand- ing passion for the writings of C.S. Lewis. His books include The Land of Narnia and Shadowlands The True Story of C.S. Lewis and Joy Davidman. He is also known for his highly acclaimed BBC serializations of the Chronicles of Narnia and The Lord of the Rings. 12 CHRISTIAN LIVING ISBN 978-0-7459-7027-1 9 7 8 0 7 4 5 9 7 0 2 7 1 The Thomas the Tank Engine Man The Life of Reverend W. Awdry Brian Sibley The Oxford Inklings 978-0-7459-5634-3 16.95 Best-selling author Insight into the creation of the popular childrens character This year marks the 70th anni- versary of the first appearance of Thomas the Tank Engine J.R.R. Tolkien 978-0-7459-5514-8 16.95