Books & Media

The Regent Bookstore has one of the most comprehensive collections of theological titles in North America. In each issue, we feature the latest publications and audio recordings by our faculty and alumni.

Modern Technology and the Human Future: A Christian Appraisal

Craig M. Gay (IVP Academic)

Technology has always shaped human life and our understanding of what it means to be human. But does it actually encourage human flourishing? By exploring the doctrine of the incarnation and what it means for our embodiment, Craig Gay raises concerns about the theological implications of modern technologies and movements such as transhumanism, offering an alternative vision to the path of modern technology.

Acts of Interpretation: Scripture, Theology, and Culture

Edited by S. A. Cummins and Jens Zimmermann (Eerdmans Publishing Co.)

This book features essays by biblical scholars and theologians offering broad reflections on key interpretive issues, rich readings of challenging biblical texts, and interaction with the Christian exegetical tradition from Melito of Sardis to Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Mindful of the Bible’s role in relation to God’s purposes, people, and world, these essays together offer “acts of interpretation” that aim to advance the faithful and fruitful correlation of Scripture, theology, and culture. Contributors include: Hans Boersma, Edith M. Humphrey, Christopher R. Seitz, and Jens Zimmermann.

Every Step an Arrival: A 90-Day Devotional for Exploring God's Word

Eugene H. Peterson (WaterBrook Publishing)

Take ninety days and walk through the pages of the Bible with a definitive voice in Christian spirituality. Eugene Peterson provided brief commentary and challenging thoughts designed to stir the biblical imagination and encourage even the weary believer.

CSB Day-by-Day Chronological Bible

George H. Guthrie, CSB Bibles by Holman (Holman Bible Publishers)

Many people are unfamiliar with the stories of the Bible and how they fit together into the grand narrative of God's Word. God gave us the Bible to reveal great truth about himself and about our lives, and he wants to draw us into the ongoing story of what he is doing in the world. The CSB Day-by-Day Chronological Bible features a clear narrative approach to the Bible, arranging the complete text into a fresh chronological reading plan with daily readings guided by Dr. George Guthrie.

Perfectly Human: Nine Months with Cerian

Sarah C. Williams (Plough Publishing House)

Happily married and teaching history at the University of Oxford, Sarah Williams had credentials, success, and knowledge. It took someone who would never have any of these things to teach her what it means to be human. When her unborn daughter Cerian was diagnosed with a lethal skeletal dysplasia, Sarah knew they would only have a few fleeting months together. But in that time, Cerian would transform Sarah's understanding of beauty, worth, and the gift of life.

Becoming Gertrude: How Our Friendships Shape Our Faith

Janice Peterson (NavPress)

Join Jan in exploring the critical pieces of spiritual friendship: hospitality, encouragement, acceptance, serving, and caring. With seasoned wisdom and winsome stories, Jan uses personal experiences to walk you through what each of these things can mean in your life. You can have rich, rewarding, faith-filled friendships that emerge from the everyday rhythms of your days―and Becoming Gertrude will lead you on that journey.

Praying with the Arts: Illuminating the Church Year with Sacred Art

Louise Holert (InFocus Publishing)

Praying with the Arts, a prayer companion for individuals and groups, offers Scripture and art together for the purpose of “art for faith’s sake”— uniting mind and heart in a holistic receptivity to God: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. The thirty-two full color masterpieces of sacred art illustrate the major events in the life of Jesus Christ.  Beginning with the announcement of Jesus’ birth, to the celebration of Christ the King, Praying with the Arts celebrates the Church Year in Scripture and art.

The Message Devotional Bible: featuring notes and reflections from Eugene H. Peterson

Eugene H. Peterson (NavPress)

The Message Devotional Bible invites you on a journey—call it practicing resurrection, call it eating this book, or call it simply a long obedience in the same direction. From the pastor who translated the entire Bible, The Message Devotional Bible sets you on the right path—devoted not just to the Bible but to God, who, in Jesus, became flesh and blood and moved into the neighborhood.

Volume 30, Number 2, Winter 2018