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  • I V P A c A d e m I c c A t A l o g Evangelically Rooted. Critically Engaged.

    s p r i n g 2 0 1 5

    “John Walton is a voice of reason and he has shown time and time again that we must learn to read the Bible as

    God gave it, not the way we’d like it to be.”

    —Scot McKnight, Northern Seminary

    think you know these foundational figures?

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    IVP Academic Catalog | Volume 76 | Spring 2015

    Contents

    IVP Academic Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

    New IVP Academic Titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

    Recent Releases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

    Commentaries and Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

    General Policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51

    IVP Sales Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

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    IVP Academic Staff

    Bob Fryling Publisher, InterVarsity Press (MA, Wheaton College Graduate School)

    BOB FRYLING, publisher of InterVarsity Press and vice president of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, has had a long-term calling to the academic world . He speaks often in areas of spiritual formation and culture and has coauthored three books with his wife, Alice .

    Andy Le Peau Associate Publisher, Editorial, InterVarsity Press

    ANDY LE PEAu has directed InterVarsity Press’s editorial efforts since the mid-1980s, often travel- ing to Europe to keep in touch with our inter- national partners . He is coauthor of Heart. Soul. Mind. Strength. and writes the blog Andy Unedited on the world of publishing .

    Dan Reid Senior Acquisitions Editor, IVP Academic (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary)

    DAN REID is senior acquisitions editor for refer- ence and academic books . For many years he was the developmental editor for IVP Academic’s award-winning New Testament dictionaries .

    David Congdon Associate Editor, IVP Academic (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary)

    DAVID CONGDON is associate editor for academic books . He oversees manuscripts in theology, phi- losophy, psychology and ethics .

    David W. McNutt Associate Editor, IVP Academic (PhD, University of Cambridge)

    DAVID McNuTT is associate editor for academic and reference books, and project editor for the Reformation Commentary on Scripture .

    Ethan McCarthy Editorial Assistant, IVP Academic (MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School)

    ETHAN McCARTHY is editorial assistant for IVP Academic . He works with editors in preparing aca- demic and reference books for publication .

    Jeff Crosby Associate Publisher, Sales & Marketing, InterVarsity Press (MLD, North Central College)

    JEFF CROSBY has overseen the sales and market- ing department for seventeen years . Prior to join- ing InterVarsity Press, he owned and managed a Logos Bookstore .

    Liz Klassen Sales & Marketing Manager, IVP Academic (MA, Wheaton College Graduate School)

    LIz kLASSEN promotes IVP Academic books to

    academic bookstores and libraries, and coordinates

    sales for our titles at numerous professional confer-

    ences throughout North America .

    Koert Verhagen Sales Manager—Trade, Academic and Special Markets (MA, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)

    kOERT VERHAGEN oversees trade, academic and special market accounts and manages sales at select general and academic retail conferences .

    Alisse Wissman Print Publicity Manager

    ALISSE WISSMAN leads the publicity team for InterVarsity Press and IVP Academic, securing book reviews and author interviews in magazines, journals and elsewhere .

    Krista Carnet Broadcast Publicity Manager

    kRISTA CARNET manages broadcast publicity for InterVarsity Press including select IVP Academic titles, securing author interviews on radio and tele- vision programs .

    Luke Miller Academic Sales & Marketing Coordinator

    LukE MILLER coordinates print and online advertising for IVP Academic titles . He also assists with book sales at academic conferences .

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    Old Testament Studies

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    AdAm And eve

    J o h n h . WA L T o n

    Genesis 2–3 and the human origins debate

    With a contribution by n. T. Wright

    March 2015

    272 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-2461-8,

    $17.00

    Related Titles

    Death Before the Fall,

    Ronald E . Osborn,

    978-0-8308-4046 -5,

    $25 .00

    The Lost World of

    Genesis One,

    John H . Walton,

    978-0-8308-3704-5,

    $17 .00

    John H . Walton

    The Lost World of Adam and Eve

    Genesis 2–3 and the Human Origins Debate

    ”Scholarly and readable, the text seen through Near

    Eastern eyes provides fascinating new insights into

    the question of human origins.”

    Denis Alexander, author, Creation or Evolution:

    Do We Have to Choose?

    For centuries the story of Adam and Eve has resonated richly

    through the corridors of art, literature and theology . But for

    many thinking Christians today who want to take seriously

    the authority of Scripture, insisting on a “literal” under-

    standing of Genesis 2–3 looks painfully like a “tear here”

    strip between faith and science .

    How can Christians of good faith move forward? Who were

    the historical Adam and Eve? In what cultural code was this

    couple, this garden, this serpent portrayed? With twenty-one

    propositions, John Walton now backlights this most elemental

    story with the ancient world of the biblical author, giving us the

    context and clarity to reset the discussion and move forward .

    Additionally, an illuminating excursus by N . T . Wright places

    Adam in the implied narrative of Paul’s theology .

    John H. Walton (PhD, Hebrew union College) is professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College and Grad-

    uate School . His books include The Lost World of Scripture, The

    Lost World of Genesis One, Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the

    Old Testament, The NIV Application Commentary: Genesis and

    The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament .

    Selected Propositions from Contents “Forming from Dust” and “Building from Rib” Are Archetypal Claims

    and Not Claims of Material Origins • Forming of Humans in

    Ancient Near Eastern Accounts Is Archetypal, So It Would

    Not Be unusual for Israelites to Think in Those Terms •

    The New Testament Is More Interested in Adam and Eve as

    Archetypes Than as Biological Progenitors • Though Some

    of the Biblical Interest in Adam and Eve Is Archetypal, Yet

    They Are Real People Who Existed in a Real Past • Adam

    Is Assigned as Priest in Sacred Space, with Eve to Help •

    The Garden Is an Ancient Near Eastern Motif for Sacred

    Space, and the Trees Indicate God as the Source of Life

    and Wisdom • Paul’s use of Adam Is More Interested in the

    Effect of Sin on the Cosmos Than in the Effect of Sin on

    Humanity and Has Nothing to Say About Human Origins • Excursus on Paul’s Use of Adam, by N . T . Wright • It Is Not

    Essential That All People Descended from Adam and Eve

  • 4 IVP ACADEMIC Spring 2015

    Christology

    R eeves

    Michael Reeves

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    Author of Delighting in the Trinity

    March 2015

    144 pages, paperback, 978-0-8308-4022-9,

    $16.00

    Related Titles

    Delighting in the

    Trinity,

    Michael Reeves,

    978-0-8308-3983-4,

    $16 .00

    Jesus Christ,

    Donald G . Bloesch,

    978-0-8308-2754 -1,

    $25 .00

    Michael Reeves

    Rejoicing in Christ

    ”Reeves shows that for believers, our life is from

    Christ, and Christ is our life! His account of Christian

    doctrine about Jesus is complimented with a treasure

    trove of historical artwork depicting Jesus, stimu-

    lating the mind as well as the heart.”

    Michael F. Bird, lecturer in Theology at Ridley,

    Melbourne, Australia

    ”This is how to write Christology: biblical, theological,

    historical, pastoral and spiritual! Theology at its best

    from one of today’s best theologians.”

    Simon Ponsonby, pastor of Theology,

    St Aldate’s Church, Oxford

    If we want to know who God is, the best thing we can do is

    look at Christ . If we want to live the life to which God calls

    us, we look to Christ . In Jesus we see the true meaning of the

    love, power, wisdom, justice, peace, care and majesty of God .

    Michael Reeves, author of Delighting in the Trinity,