New Books

The Quran with Christian Commentary

Our second October book of the month is The Quran with Christian Commentary by Gordon Nickel. It offers an English translation of the Quran, notes discussing specific passages, and articles by experts, including one by Ayman S. Ibrahim (LeaderStudies) on violence in the Quran.

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Why the Church?

Our first October book of the month is Why the Church? A Contemporary Perspective on the Role of the Church in the Arab World. It includes articles in Arabic by Yohanna Katanacho (LeaderStudies; 2019 ScholarLeader of the Year), Salim Munayer (LeaderStudies; 2009 ScholarLeader of the Year), and Rula Mansour (Women’s PeerLeader Forum).

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Theology of Reconciliation in the Context of Church Relations: A Palestinian Christian Perspective in Dialogue with Miroslav Volf

Our second September book is Theology of Reconciliation in the Context of Church Relations: A Palestinian Christian Perspective in Dialogue with Miroslav Volf by Rula Mansour (Women’s PeerLeader Forum). By analyzing intra-church conflicts and splits in the Arab context, Rula crafts a Middle Eastern approach to Christian peacemaking. She encourages Christians around the world to

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Reading the Gospel of John through Palestinian Eyes

September’s first book-of-the-month is by Yohanna Katanacho (LeaderStudies; 2020 ScholarLeader of the Year). Reading the Gospel of John through Palestinian Eyes will guide you to understand Christ’s life from the point of view of someone close to His culture – with a particularly rich emphasis on Christ’s miracles in the Palestinian setting.

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Perception and Identity

Our June book of the month is Perception and Identity by Seblewengel Daniel, Head of Academic Affairs at Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology and a participant in the Women’s PeerLeader Forum. This book helps global Christians understand Ethiopia’s diverse Christian traditions. It discusses avenues for unity, grounded in God’s Word and shared belief in the

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Ruth

Havilah Dharamraj’s commentary on the book of Ruth is our May book of the month. In this season of loneliness, uncertainty, and scarcity, may you find encouragement in Havilah’s discussion of God’s steadfast love and provision. Havilah attends the Women’s PeerLeader Forum and wrote a beautiful meditation on it.

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Russian Baptist Mission Theology

Our April book of the month, Russian Baptist Mission Theology in Historical and Contemporary Perspective, is by Andrey Kravstev, a graduated LeaderStudies recipient. (From Langham Publishing, October 2019.) In this book, you can learn about how Russian Baptists developed a unique theology of evangelism while they were isolated by the Soviets. As we, too, are

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All Things New

In these gloomy winter months, we celebrate “All Things New,” which has a contribution by Nelson Morales, a member of the SL fellowship, and which was published by Langham Global Library. This book will refresh you with Majority World perspectives on the hope of Christ’s return and the world’s ultimate renewal in His love.

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Desi Diaspora

We celebrate with Suraja Raman, whose article was published in “Desi Diaspora” (ed. Sam George of the Lausanne Movement and published by SAIACS, a VSI school). If you’re interested in what it means to teach cross-culturally for Indians living in Africa, you will find this piece helpful.

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How Long, O Lord?

We celebrate Athena Gorospe’s latest book, co-edited with Charles Ringma and published by Langham at the beginning of this year. This collection of essays calls the Church to be a source of peace and reconciliation in societies around the world.

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