By Edmund Runggaldier,Christian Tapp
By Edmund Runggaldier,Christian Tapp
By Jeremy M. Bergen
By Robert P. Vande Kappelle Vande Kappelle
Ancient knowledge claims there are seven fundamental virtues, 4 "natural"--prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance--and 3 "supernatural"--faith, desire, and love. because the typical virtues aid us develop morally, the supernatural virtues are designed for transformation. utilizing insights from the Enneagram in addition to from varied students corresponding to Karen Armstrong, Marcus Borg, James Fowler, Matthew Fox, C. S. Lewis, Robin W. Lovin, and Huston Smith, residing Graciously examines the seven virtues in biblical, social, and cosmic context. This book's uplifting message can provide the best antidote to the present social malaise, characterised by way of vanity, suspicion, negligence, and intake. additionally, this booklet addresses tough questions akin to "Do we are living in an ethical universe?"; "Is there a benevolent deity looking at over us?"; "Is there a function to existence on earth?"; and "Is there a summum bonum (a maximum good)"? The solutions during this insightful presentation will problem your considering and energize your living.
Useful for person or crew use, every one bankruptcy comprises aids to studying, together with (a) a thesis assertion indicating the important notion of the bankruptcy, (b) a listing of key biblical passages, (c) a bankruptcy precis, and (d) questions for dialogue and reflection.
Robert P. Vande Kappelle, Professor Emeritus of spiritual reports at Washington & Jefferson university in Washington, Pennsylvania, and an ordained minister within the Presbyterian Church (USA), is the writer of ten books, together with bible study at the booklet of Revelation, the Gospel of John, and the knowledge literature, and volumes relating to religion, technology, and cause: past trust (2012) and its dialogue consultant, Iron Sharpens Iron (2013).
By Denis Edwards
By Samuel Wells
By Simon Oliver
Simon Oliver starts off with the heritage to the Christian theology of production in Greek philosophy and the previous testomony. this gives a course into figuring out the declare that we're a part of a created order that also is the theatre of God's providential motion. He examines varied understandings of construction, together with production out of not anything and the analogy of being, with shut connection with the paintings of patristic and medieval theologians corresponding to Augustine and Thomas Aquinas. This results in an old assessment of the connection among theological, philosophical and medical techniques to construction within the sleek interval. many of the moral concerns bearing on humanity's position inside, and therapy of, production and our surroundings also are tested. a particular but conventional theology of production is proposed fascinated about the ideas of present and participation as methods of realizing extra absolutely the that means and implications of the declare that the universe is created.
By C. Howard
By Martina Dominik
This publication offers the readers with a formal realizing of the visions within the e-book of Revelation. It bargains the fact that is integral for the protection of our faith.
MARTINA DOMINIK is an self sufficient writer from the Czech Republic. The publication, Divine Revelation within the ebook of Revelation, is her first released book.
By Gerard Luttenberger
In this clean, experienced-grounded strategy, Fr. Luttenberger invitations readers to mirror at the interpretations and responses of Christians within the first centuries of the church's background and to benefit from them the right way to "do Christology." Firmly in accordance with modern biblical scholarship, this readable textual content will entice and interact adults who are looking to deepen their religion wisdom of the dwelling Christ and of the advance of the church's expression of that religion. very good for collage and seminary classes, grownup schooling, religious study teams, and all folks attracted to deepening their knowing of Christ the Lord.
By J. D. Myers
Do you end up attempting to rationalize God’s violent demeanor within the Bible to unbelievers or maybe to yourself?
Does it look disconcerting that God tells us to not kill others yet He then takes half in a few of the bloodiest wars and vindictive genocides in history?
The solution to all such questions is located in Jesus at the cross.
By focusing your eyes on Jesus Christ and Him crucified, you return to appreciate that God was once by no means indignant at human sinners, and that no blood sacrifice used to be ever had to buy God’s love, forgiveness, grace, and mercy.
In Nothing however the Blood of Jesus, J. D. Myers indicates how the loss of life of Jesus at the go unearths the reality concerning the 5 strategies of sin, legislation, sacrifice, scapegoating, and bloodshed. After rigorously defining every one, this e-book indicates how those definitions offer readability on a variety of biblical texts.
If you've ever desired to see God within the mild of Jesus, search no extra. J. D. Myers masterfully finds the reality of who God is, in addition to the lacking items you've been trying to find with a purpose to actually comprehend what's written within the Bible. additionally, you will achieve perception into the genuine plight of humanity and what Jesus got here to rescue and convey us from.
Read this booklet. you won't be disappointed.