Archive For The “Christian Living” Category
By Stephen Pattison
In response to Stephen Pattison, managers became the cultural heroes of our time. during this e-book, he examines many of the values, assumptions, ideals and practices they embody. Managerialism, he argues, is a sort of non secular religion, and he criticizes t
By Robert Wuthnow
Robert Wuthnow unearths that people who find themselves so much taken with acts of compassion are not any much less individualistic than someone else--and that people who are the main intensely individualistic are not any much less eager about taking care of others. Robert Wuthnow unearths that people who are so much thinking about acts of compassion aren't any much less individualistic than somebody else--and that people who find themselves the main intensely individualistic are not any much less concerned with taking care of others.
By John Polkinghorne
Simply as gendered, cultural, and geographical views have illuminated and complex theological inspiration, the contributions of twentieth-century technological know-how have a lot to supply theology. In his most recent ebook, physicist-theologian John Polkinghorne, popular as one of many world’s superior thinkers on technological know-how and faith, bargains a lucid argument for constructing the intersection of the 2 fields as one other kind of contextual theology. Countering fresh assertions by means of “new atheists” that spiritual trust is irrational or even harmful, Polkinghorne explores ways in which theology might be open to and expert by way of technological know-how. He describes contemporary clinical discourse on such topics as epistemology, objectivity, uncertainty, and rationality and considers the non secular value of the evolution in those parts of clinical notion. Then, comparing such issues as relativity, area and time, and evolutionary idea, he makes use of a systematic form of inquiry as a beginning on which to construct a version of Christian trust constitution. technology and theology percentage within the nice human quest for fact and realizing, says Polkinghorne, and he illustrates how their interplay might be fruitful for either.
By Jerry S. Eicher, Nathan Miller
Such a lot people desire a less complicated existence, and there’s no greater instance of the straightforward existence than stumbled on one of the Amish. yet what's it fairly wish to be Amish?
In this pleasant compilation of news by way of greater than 30 Amish women and men, you’ll get the interior tale at the lifestyle of Amish households. With humor, grace, and style, those “plain” humans inform their tales; bringing tears, laughter, and an occasional dose of Amish knowledge for your center. You’ll learn…
• how the Amish love their animals
• the fun of a community-wide barn-raising
• the methods the Amish deal with nice tragedy
• how the Amish locate happiness in giving greater than receiving
This unforgettable ebook is compiled via males who comprehend the Amish. writer Jerry S. Eicher used to be raised as an Amish boy and Nathan Miller is a member of the previous Order Amish.
By Gordon Lindsay
By Nancy Louise Frey
Every year millions of guys and girls from greater than sixty nations trip through foot and bicycle throughout northern Spain, following the medieval pilgrimage street referred to as the Camino de Santiago. Their vacation spot is Santiago de Compostela, the place the is still of the apostle James are stated to be buried. those modern day pilgrims and the function of the pilgrimage of their lives are the topic of Nancy Louise Frey's attention-grabbing book.Unlike the religiously-oriented pilgrims who stopover at Marian shrines comparable to Lourdes, the fashionable street of St. James draws an ecumenical mixture of principally well-educated, city middle-class members. Eschewing cozy tools of trip, they pick out bodily difficult trips, a few so long as 4 months, so as to adventure nature, take pleasure in cultural and ancient patrimony, renew religion, or take care of own trauma.Frey's anthropological examine makes a speciality of the extraordinary reanimation of the line that has won momentum because the Nineteen Eighties. Her extensive fieldwork (including making the pilgrimage numerous instances herself) presents a colourful portrayal of the pilgrimage whereas revealing a spectrum of hopes, discontents, and wishes between its contributors, a lot of whom consider estranged from society. The Camino's actual and psychological trip deals them nearer neighborhood, higher own wisdom, and hyperlinks to the prior and to nature.But what occurs whilst pilgrims go back domestic? Exploring this significant query Frey reveals that pilgrims usually replicate deeply on their lives and a few make major adjustments: an inventive voice is stumbled on, a wedding is ended, significant paintings is located. different pilgrims repeat the pilgrimage or sign up for a pilgrims' organization to maintain their connection to the Camino alive. and a few basically stay pilgrims whereas at the street. In all, Pilgrim tales is an outstanding prism wherein to appreciate the wishes and dissatisfactions of up to date Western existence on the finish of the millennium."Feet are touched, mentioned, massaged, [and] develop into symptoms of a trip good traveled: 'I did all of it on foot!' . . . Pilgrims supply toes an influence and significance no longer well-known in lifestyle, as a causeway and direct channel to the line, the prior, significant kinfolk, nature, and the self."
By Perry Stone
From books, to video clips, to television exhibits, heaven, hell, and the afterlife are well known matters this day. Perry Stone brings his specified combination of Bible wisdom, prophecy, and religious perception to the subject during this entire examine the afterlife. in the event you do think in worlds past this one international, and wish extra perception into what you'll stumble upon, seconds after departing this lifestyles, then this e-book will resolution your questions. during this e-book, Perry Stone takes the reader via a trip into the underworld to teach you what hell may be like in the event you leave this existence with out a salvation adventure. he'll additionally talk about the site and function of Paradise—the transitority domestic for Christians who've died. once we leave from this shell of clay, there are just destinations the place our everlasting spirit and soul will stay till the Resurrection and Judgment Day. it's this unseen international of departed souls that the writer explores with readers. in a single situation, the useless are even praying you'll by no means come there. within the different position, there's a excessive Priest making intercession for you that you're going to end your trip and get up within the paradise of God. Perry Stone is uniquely certified to convey solutions to big questions that folks have approximately heaven and hell, together with: the place is hell positioned? Are there “gateways” into hell in the geography of our Earth? the place is paradise—the transitority domestic for those that will someday stay without end in heaven? What are the time-light mysteries that aid clarify the afterlife? Who may be in heaven—will our pets be there? How will the useless be remembered in the world?
By A B Simpson
By John W. Miller
This is stable scholarship with convinced unpopular twists and interpretations. rather than a pedantic verse by means of verse strategy, this thematic therapy of Proverbs presents an incredibly modern guide on a few serious problems with Christian discipleship. Miller deals very precious pastoral insights for the 21st-century preacher. —James M. Lapp, Franconia Mennonite convention The nineteenth quantity within the Believers Church Bible remark sequence is exclusive for its precise uncovering of facts for 2 variations of Proverbs, a primary for the time of Solomon and a moment in help of King Hezekiah’s ancient non secular reforms. during this mild heretofore difficult good points of the book’s layout, objective and message are clarified and the book’s relevance for its time and ours is vastly superior. "Proverbs is a treasury of God’s knowledge, and John Miller is a proficient consultant to its right interpretation. He has given the church a transparent, attention-grabbing, and insightful statement in this vital biblical book."—Tremper Longman, Westmont collage
By Karen Kingsbury
#1 New York Times bestselling writer Karen Kingsbury's undying 52-week devotional celebrates the reward of desire via God's never-ending love, now on hand with an up to date cover.
The MIRACLES devotional attracts from 5 of Karen's most galvanizing books, assisting readers commence each one week inspired by way of a real tale of God's remarkable strength. It comprises attractive excerpts from every one of Karen's Miracles books, together with A Treasury of Adoption Miracles, A Treasury of Miracles for Teens, A Treasury of Miracles for Women, A Treasury of Miracles for Friends, and A Treasury of Christmas Miracles. ideal for vacation sharing, this unique quantity bargains therapeutic messages, appealing verses of Scripture, and tales of real-life miracles taking place throughout.