By Ken Gire
Revere lifestyles, and provides yours away for the sake of serving others.
As a tender guy, Albert Schweitzer appeared destined for greatness. His tremendous expertise and fortitude propelled him to a spot as certainly one of Europe’s most famed philosophers, theologians, and musicians within the early 20th century. but Schweitzer surprised his contemporaries by way of abandoning worldly good fortune and embarking on an epic trip into the wilds of French Equatorial Africa, vowing to function a lifelong health care provider to “the least of those” in a mysterious land rife with famine, disorder, and superstition.
Enduring difficulty, clash, and private struggles, he and his loved spouse, Hélène, turned French prisoners of conflict in the course of WWI, and Hélène later battled chronic health problems.
Ken Gire’s page-turning, novelesque narrative sheds new gentle on Schweitzer’s faith-in-action ethic and his dedication to honor God by way of celebrating the sacredness of all life.
The legacy of this 1952 Nobel Prize honoree endures within the thriving African health center group that started in a humble bird coop, within the thousands who've drawn idea from his instance, and within the problem that emanates from his lifestyles tale into our day.
Albert Schweitzer appeared destined for greatness―and he accomplished it by means of making his existence his maximum sermon to an international in determined want of wish and therapeutic.
Man's freedom and God's omnipotence: how can they be reconciled? that query is vital to this penetrating examine of political motion and the prophetic functionality. Jacques Ellul's resolution to that query, notwithstanding in response to occasions recorded within the moment ebook of Kings, is straight away suitable to modern matters and to the church this present day. rising from those reflections is an eloquent testimony to the tremendous love of God, “which not just creates and saves yet which additionally in its incomprehensible humility desires to affiliate guy with its work.”
By Matthew Stewart
“A colourful reinterpretation. . . . Stewart’s wit and profluent prose make this e-book a desirable read.”―Publishers Weekly, starred review
Philosophy within the overdue 17th century was once a deadly company. No careerist may well come up with the money for to grasp the reclusive, debatable thinker Baruch de Spinoza. but the wildly formidable genius Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, who denounced Spinoza in public, grew to become privately passionate about Spinoza's principles, wrote him clandestine letters, and finally met him in secret.
"In refreshingly lucid phrases" (Booklist) Matthew Stewart "rescues either males from a dusty educational shelf, bringing them to existence as enlightened people" (Library Journal) important to the spiritual, political, and private battles that gave start to the trendy age. either males placed their religion within the counsel of cause, yet one spent his lifestyles protecting a God he won't have believed in, whereas the opposite believed in a God who didn't desire his safeguard. eventually, the 2 thinkers characterize considerably varied ways to the demanding situations of the trendy period. They stand for a call that all of us needs to make.
By Carl Gallups
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Read the stunning tale that the media have overlooked and lined up. In 2007, Israeli information guides, Israel at the present time and information firstclass mentioned that the main well-known Rabbi in Israel's sleek historical past, 108-year-old Yitzhak Kaduri, had left a cryptic demise notice revealing the identify of the long-awaited Messiah. Within a yr after the rabbi's loss of life, the notice used to be suggested to were established as actual through a few of Kaduri's closest fans after which put on Kaduri's personal web site (Kaduri.net). The purported Kaduri message proclaimed that Messiah's identify was once Yehoshua, or Jesus. Its importance surprised the non secular international. presently thereafter the furor started. The notice instantly disappeared from Kaduri's site. The media refused to document additional upon the problem. The Kaduri relations, and a number of other others with regards to the Kaduri ministry, started to declare that the notice was once a forgery or a trifling fabrication - a merciless funny story. Now, writer, senior pastor, radio speak express host, and previous legislation enforcement officer Carl Gallups, makes use of his biblical wisdom and journalistic and investigative talents to discover the problem in and out. His thorough and balanced reporting of the documented evidence of the case will astound you. Messianic Rabbi Jonathan Cahn, writer of The Harbinger, numerous well known biblical specialists, in addition to former scholars of Kaduri's rabbinical education university weigh in at the case. Gallup's fascinating unique reporting reaches startling conclusions that would amaze you. Mystical death-curses, visions of Messiah, a major international political determine below probability, spiritual leaders in surprise, a cryptic demise notice, and extra, this tale is surprising, it really is actual and it's nonetheless unfolding. Did Rabbi Kaduri truly see and determine the genuine Messiah? From the publishers and the motion picture studio that introduced you the best-selling documentary The Isaiah 9:10 Judgment comes the tale of The Rabbi Who chanced on Messiah.
By Paul Tillich, Gunther Wenz
First quantity of Tillich's gathered works. Tillich wrote in either German and English, and there are essays/books in either languages here.
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By G. Douglas Atkins
This day, approximately a hundred years after the book of 'The Love tune of J. Alfred Prufrock,' The Sacred wooden, and The Waste Land, T.S. Eliot nonetheless suffers from the belief of being tricky to learn. during this vigorous and available e-book, G. Douglas Atkins strikes past the prevalent 'deep' readings and demanding situations the everyday thought of Eliot as bent on escaping this global for the non secular international. in accordance with the poet's personal comparative techniques, Atkins reads him actually and laterally, getting to his intra-textuality. through discovering that means in new areas, Eliot's dedication to the actual, tangible, sensory global seems beside the non secular. those unique interpretations culminate within the useful, yet doubtless very unlikely, union of analyzing, writing, literature, and statement.
This quantity brings jointly probably the most special writers within the box of latest testomony experiences to supply an outline of discussions concerning the nature of latest testomony theology. Examines the improvement, goal and scope of latest testomony theology. appears to be like on the dating of latest testomony theology with different branches of theology.
This Companion brings jointly new contributions from the world over popular students on the way to study the previous, current and way forward for Protestantism.
- Co-edited by means of best Protestant theologians Alister E. McGrath and Darren C. Marks, with contributions from the world over well known scholars.
- Opens with an research into the formation of Protestant identification throughout Europe, North the USA, Asia, Australasia and Africa.
- Includes assurance of major Protestant thinkers, akin to Luther, Calvin, Schleiermacher and Barth.
- Considers the interplay of Protestantism with diverse components of contemporary lifestyles, together with the humanities, politics, the legislation and science.
- Debates the way forward for Protestantism in either Western and non-Western settings.
By Terryl Givens, Fiona Givens
Examining this ebook is like experiencing Mormonism in excessive definition. no matter if you recognize much or a bit approximately Latter-day Saint doctrine, this e-book will either train and encourage you. - David E. Campbell, writer of yank Grace: How faith Divides and Unites us.
a piece of theological mirrored image that has a lot to provide intellectually and morally severe women and men of each spiritual persuasion. - Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, Princeton
a chic meditation at the simple tenets of the Mormon religion written with precision and poetry. The Givens' literary and spiritual references are surprisingly wealthy and sundry, with prose now and then pressing or even hovering. - Helen Whitney, manufacturer of The Mormons and religion and Doubt at flooring 0.
within the Givens' masterful arms, the Mormom view of God comes alive in clean and difficult methods. Mainstream Christians have a lot to profit from Mormonism, and this ebook is where to begin. - Stephen H. Webb, writer of Jesus Christ, everlasting God
By Peyton Jones