By Tony Campolo
The modern university campus is stuffed with religious surprises, day-by-day dilemmas, and hard questions. Will the Christian religion delay less than the scrutiny of the recent wisdom and ideas that bombarded scholars at the university campus?
Tony Campolo and Dr. Will Willimon -- collage professors and seasons authors and audio system -- insist that the Christian religion isn't threatened by means of tricky questions. they keep that a number of the maximum minds the human race has produced have positioned demanding inquiries to Jesus and are available away extra company of their religion and extra confident of its fact than ever earlier than.
even if you're a dedicated Christian or one that continues to be exploring the Christian religion, this e-book will supply sound solutions to tricky questions. Open this ebook and locate the assistance and center to stroll into the jungle of campus existence and stroll out greater than a conqueror.
By Patti M. Hummel
Written expressly for youths via youngsters, this specified 365 day devotional is stuffed with own reviews which are relatable and heart-felt.
In addition to studying teenager to youngster how you can care for tough matters and maneuver the customarily making an attempt route to maturity, every one devotion leads children to maneuver right into a deeper courting with Christ as they realize that he's the reply to life's difficulties and strife. in the course of the tales of others, young people see how God works in our lives after we open ourselves to Him.
The devotion contains countless numbers of youth authors and youths love studying what their friends have written. This devotional creates a secure, social surroundings for youths to benefit that they're no longer by myself and that God is at paintings of their lives. adolescents study from other's disasters and triumphs the best way to make the perfect offerings. The impetus for this devotional is to assist young people know the way God can and does paintings of their lives.
By Norman L. Geisler
During this thorough replace of a vintage textbook, famous Christian philosopher Norman Geisler evaluates modern moral thoughts (such as antinomianism, scenario ethics, and legalism) and urgent problems with the day (such as euthanasia, homosexuality, and divorce) from a biblical standpoint. the second one version is considerably increased and up-to-date, with new fabric and charts through the publication. There are new chapters on animal rights, sexual ethics, and the biblical foundation for moral judgements, in addition to 4 new appendixes addressing medicinal drugs, playing, pornography, and contraception. the writer has considerably up-to-date his dialogue of abortion, biomedical ethics, battle, and ecology and has extended the chosen readings, bibliography, and word list.
By S.P. Foster
This e-book experiences the complementary good points of the idea of David Hume and Edward Gibbon within the entire diversity of its disagreement with eighteenth-century Christianity. the 10 chapters discover the iconoclasm of those philosophical historians - Hume because the best thinker, Gibbon because the consummate historian - as they worked to `naturalize' the research of Christianity, relatively with cognizance to its social and political dimensions. No different paintings bargains as comprehensively or completely with the try out of philosophical history's problem to Christianity. trust in miracles and the afterlife, the size of fanaticism and superstition, and the character of non secular persecution have been the topics that occupied Hume and Gibbon within the making in their critique of Christianity. This ebook makes a beneficial contribution to scholarship in a few fields together with the heritage of principles, spiritual stories, and philosophy. It should be of curiosity to philosophers of faith, historians of rules, eighteenth-century highbrow historians, students of the Scottish Enlightenment, and Hume and Gibbon students.
At a time while significant branches of Judaism and so much Christian denominations are addressing the connection among faith and homosexuality, Jewish/Christian/Queer deals a distinct exam of the similarities among the queer intersections of Judaism and Christianity, and the queer intersections of the gay and the spiritual. This quantity investigates 3 different types of queerness; the rhetorical, theological and the discursive dissonance on the assembly issues among Christianity and Judaism; the crossroads of the non secular and the gay; and the intersections of those kinds of queerness, specifically the place the religiously queer of Jewish and Christian speech intersects with the sexually queer of religiously pointed out gay discourse. together with essays on literature and literary thought, Christian theology, Biblical, Rabbinic, and Jewish experiences, queer concept, structure, Freud, homosexual and lesbian reviews and heritage, Jewish/Christian/Queer could have a really interdisciplinary allure.
By Heiko Augustinus Oberman
Heiko A. Oberman's Masters of the Reformation - first released in German below the name Werden and Wertung der Reformation - is a basic survey of educational idea and its effect on a much broader international from the later center a long time to the emergence of Luther and town Reformation. The e-book makes use of the early heritage of the college of Tubingen to light up overdue fifteenth-century theological advancements and the 1st stirrings of the Reformation. Oberman exhibits from the start that the collage of Tubingen used to be no ivory tower. really, it used to be a vantage element from which very important tendencies have been discerned and important impulses disseminated. In a moment part, he then describes the construction of a particular `Tübingen school', actively excited by the territorial regulations of Württemberg and wrestling with the main moral difficulties of the day. within the 3rd element of the ebook, convincing hyperlinks are tested among the nominalist culture and the highbrow context of the south German Reformation. Oberman emphasises the sensible software of theology to social and moral matters, and exhibits how this ready the way in which for the Reformation as a religious and fabric liberation.
By Lee Strobel
Used to be God telling the reality whilst he stated, 'You will search me and locate me in case you search me with all of your heart'? In his number 1 bestseller The Case for Christ, Lee Strobel tested the claims of Christ, achieving the hard-won verdict that Jesus is God's precise son. within the Case for religion, Strobel turns his talents to the main continual emotional objections to belief---the 8 'heart boundaries' to religion. This Gold Medallion-winning publication is when you can be feeling drawn to Jesus yet who're confronted with tough questions status squarely of their direction. For Christians, it's going to deepen their convictions and provides them clean self assurance in discussing Christianity with even their such a lot skeptical pals. 'Everyone---seekers, doubters, fervent believers---benefits while Lee Strobel hits the line looking for solutions, as he does back within the Case for religion. during his probing interviews, the various hardest highbrow stumbling blocks to religion fall away.' ---Luis Palau 'Lee Strobel has given believers and skeptics alike a present during this e-book. He doesn't keep away from looking the main tricky questions possible, and refuses to supply simplistic solutions that do extra damage than good.' ---Jerry Sittser, professor of faith, Whitworth university, and writer of A Grace Disguised and the desire of God as a life-style
The Triune God, including the imminent moment quantity, The Works of God, develops a compendious assertion of Christian theology within the culture of a medieval summa, or of such smooth works as these of Schleiermacher and Barth. Theology, because it is known the following, is the Christian church's carrying on with discourse bearing on her particular communal goal; it's the hermeneutic and significant mirrored image inner to the church's job of conversing the gospel, to the area as message and to God in petition and compliment. This quantity and its successor are hence devoted to the carrier of the only church of the creeds; it truly is for no specific denomination or confession.
By Bennett Ramsey
Ramsey provides a brand new research and interpretation of the spiritual perspectives of the nineteenth-century American thinker William James. He argues that James used to be essentially inspired by means of non secular matters in his writings and that this truth has been obscured through the substitute scholarly department of his "philosophy," "psychology," and "religion"--a symptom of the professionalization which James himself strenuously resisted in his personal time. Ramsey believes that James is better understood in his ancient context, as a consultant of a society and tradition suffering to return to phrases with modernity. a lot of James's non secular paintings is a right away mirrored image of what has been referred to as "the non secular predicament of the Gilded Age," a problem which Ramsey examines in illuminating aspect. James's non secular imaginative and prescient, in Ramsey's view, hinges at the attractiveness and recognition of "contingency"--the wisdom that we're on the mercy of swap and probability. With so little else to depend upon, James believed, humans needs to discover ways to publish freely and responsibly into one another's care. Ramsey reintroduces James's proposal into the modern dialogue, and places ahead the type of non secular replacement that James used to be pointing to in his paintings: no longer worship, yet acquiescence in a global of mutual relatives; no longer obedience to authority, yet conversion to the liberty of responsibility.