In 3 Crucial Questions about Spiritual Warfare, Clinton E. Arnold brings his exegetical skill and extensive knowledge of early Christianity to bear on the contemporary understanding of the spirit realm. Spiritual warfare is an integral part of the entire Christian experience, he explains. To think that a Christian could avoid spiritual warfare is like imagining that a gardener could avoid dealing with weeds. Our goal should be to gain an accurate and sober-minded understanding of spiritual warfare—not a view tainted by frightening superstitions and odd practices.
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Clinton Arnold uniquely combines the clear-headed thinking of a well-trained biblical and historical scholar with the heartbeat of an evangelist/minister. This work integrates readability, thorough biblicism, awareness of contemporary trends, and a refreshingly irenic spirit. It makes an important and significant contribution to the ongoing discussion on spiritual warfare. I place it on the top of my ‘must read’ list for any who are working through issues on this topic.
—A. Scott Moreau, professor, Wheaton College
Clinton E. Arnold is a professor of New Testament language and literature at the Talbot School of Theology. He is a noted authority on spiritual warfare, the editor of the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary: New Testament (4 vols.), and the author of Power and Magic: The Concept of Power in Ephesians, Powers of Darkness: Principalities and Powers in Paul’s Letters, and The Colossian Syncretism: The Interface between Christianity and Folk Belief at Colossae.