New release: just in time for Lent! "The Cross in Contexts: Suffering and Redemption in Palestine"

"The Cross in Contexts: Suffering and Redemption in Palestine" Authors : Mitri Raheb and Suzanne Watts Henderson.  This book answers a very important question :"Why did Jesus die? And in what ways did his crucifixion offer redemption to the world?"

Those questions, which lie at the heart of Christian faith, remain a pressing concern for theological reflection. What sets this work apart is that the authors -- a Palestinian theologian from Bethlehem and a New Testament scholar from the United States -- explore the meaning of the cross in light of both first and twenty-first century Palestinian contexts. Together, their insights coalesce around themes that expose the divine power of the cross both for Jesus' first followers and for contemporary readers alike.

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