By Natalie Kertes Weaver
This ebook bargains a theological origin for attractive with the realities of agony and loss of life. Designed quite for functional theology scholars and trainee caregivers, it introduces the non secular and theological concerns raised through soreness and loss of life. The chapters consider:
- how Christian theology bargains with the matter of anguish and the way the Bible treats those tough issues
- post-biblical interpretations of Jesus’ pain and the Cross
- modern situations together with ecology, poverty, discrimination and war
- comparative spiritual methods and the depiction in well known culture.
Natalie Weaver relates theology to functional problems with caregiving and gives a ‘toolbox’ for wondering discomfort and demise in an artistic and supportive way.
By Richard L. Sturch
“'From global to God' is a remarkably transparent, fluent and interesting set of dialogues at the relationships among usual technology and faith. it truly is modern and informative, and covers quite a lot of matters. either fair-minded Christians and people who aren't Christians believe different forces of arguments from technological know-how, either these which appear to aid their outlook and people which are inclined to subvert it. those dialogues seize that rigidity in the course of the exchanges of the 3 discussion companions. Richard Sturch has succeeded in giving every one of them, Geoffrey, Leslie, and Myra, exact highbrow and non secular characters and in constructing a true engagement between them. all the events is well-informed and courteous, selling not just fair-minded debate, yet conveying a version of what such highbrow exchanges should be like. there's a whole absence of posturing or name-calling.
The dialogues don't objective to 'settle' whatever, yet every one of them takes the reader a long way adequate into a subject either to provide a flavor of its complexities and to elevate in his or her brain a lot meals for inspiration. In view of this the dialogues will be a great e-book for giving a 6th former who's drawn to those matters, or for utilizing in spiritual stories instructing, or in chat groups of Christians. The textual content is more suitable via feedback for extra analyzing.
I warmly suggest the book.“
--Paul Helm of King's collage, London, and Regent university, Vancouver
Richard Sturch is a former rector of Islip, Oxfordshire, England, and a former senior lecturer in faith and philosophy on the college of Nigeria and on the London university of Theology. he's the writer of 'The New Deism' (1990), 'The be aware and the Christ' (1991), and 'Four Christian Fantasists' (2001).
By Rebecca Todd Peters
By Denis Alexander
By Christopher W. Morgan,Robert A. Peterson,Gregory K. Beale,Daniel I. Block,Sinclair B. Ferguson,R. Albert Mohler Jr.,Douglas J. Moo,Robert Yarbrough
By Douglas J. Early
"Doug Early writes to rework, instead of inform. He wishes his readers to be remodeled via their dating with Christ. utilizing 1 John as his textual content and weaving in a large choice of representation and rates, he is helping us see how one can be totally alive in Christ. I heartily suggest this book."
--Denny Rydberg, President Emeritus, younger Life
"Doug Early's love for the recent testomony letter 1 John--and the God defined there--shines in his shiny tales and useful research of key subject matters. I take pleasure in his emphasis at the individual, Jesus, who lies at the back of such a lot of of the phrases and concepts within the letter. Early is so correct that wish is a person."
--Lynne M. Baab, writer of The energy of Listening and Sabbath Keeping
Doug Early is an ordained pastor within the PC(USA) and has served an identical congregation for almost 20 years. He got his undergraduate measure from the collage of Washington and his grasp of Divinity from Regent university in Vancouver, B.C. as well as writing sermons, Doug posts usually on his web publication, Hints & Guesses. He lives along with his relatives in a leafy local of Seattle.
By Austra Reinis
By Jennifer R. Ayres
"Many books contemplate the church's social witness. this can be stable; social witness is essential to discipleship. numerous books study that witness theologically. this can be vital; the church's theology makes social witness coherent. Few books learn the practices of social witness. this is often regretful; realizing social witness practices is essential to their future health. This ebook explores these practices theologically. This makes it necessary. Jennifer Ayres has performed an excellent provider to the church--and, therein, to society--with this e-book, and i'm deeply thankful for it."
Columbia Theological Seminary
"This is a panoramic and clean paintings of unique scholarship. Jennifer Ayres ventures out into the whitewater streams of brave Christian social witness, and she or he reveals right here a tradition fed and sustained via deep rivers of theological imaginative and prescient. This booklet won't purely increase our figuring out of spiritual practices, it is going to additionally function a sensible and inspiring consultant to groups of religion engaged in social transformation."
--Thomas G. Long
Candler university of Theology
"How can activists retain going while not anything turns out to alter? Jennifer Ayres develops a spirituality of social motion through drawing on theories of perform, theologies of sin and wish, social flow concept, and, crucially, the explanations activists already provide. Ayres indicates the right way to knit social witness and theological mirrored image again jointly in ways in which gain either one of them--and all of us."
--Ted A. Smith
Vanderbilt Divinity School
"By coming near near social motion as a Christian perform, Ayres activates readers to think about the ways that social ethics is an intrinsic element of residing a devoted Christian existence. Her prompting of activists to imagine extra theologically approximately how their activities deepen and nurture religion and spirituality makes this crucial examining for pastors, professors, and Christian activists attracted to Christian social witness."
--Rebecca Todd Peters
Jennifer R. Ayres is Assistant Professor of spiritual schooling and Director of this system in spiritual schooling at Candler institution of Theology in Atlanta, Georgia. She is an ordained minister within the Presbyterian Church (USA).
By David M Whitford
The e-book starts with an essay that explains to scholars how you can strategy the learn of sixteenth century theology. It incorporates a consultant to significant occasions, people, doctrines, and movements.
By Romel Moore