Category: Christianity

The Three Heavens: Angels, Demons and What Lies Ahead


John Hagee's breathtaking biblical journey of the 3 heavens takes you contained in the undying conflict among the dominion of sunshine and the dominion of Darkness and explains why that conflict makes the entire distinction during this global and the area to come.

In The 3 Heavens, Hagee makes use of the observe of God, technological know-how, and remarkable real tales of the supernatural to discover the 1st Heaven. He then exposes Satan's diabolical strategies within the moment Heaven and the way they have an effect on every one of us. eventually, he appears on the deep riches of the 3rd Heaven and the way our wish of that everlasting domestic adjustments our existence on earth.

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Uncommon Marriage: What We've Learned about Lasting Love and Overcoming Life's Obstacles Together

By Tony Dungy, Nathan Whitaker

The New York Times bestseller now in softcover! What does it take to construct a wedding that may final? Tony and Lauren Dungy have jointly recognized the top of highs and the bottom of lows. They fell in love, equipped a family members, and made activities background whilst Tony turned the 1st African American head trainer to win the large Bowl. but they’ve additionally passed through tricky, relationship-testing setbacks, together with activity loss and devastating own tragedy. In a tradition the place it kind of feels tougher and tougher to make marriage final, what has stored the Dungys robust via all of it? In Uncommon Marriage, Tony and Lauren proportion the secrets and techniques that carry them jointly, revealing what they’ve realized to date approximately being an exceptional husband or spouse; getting via instances of loss, grief, or switch; staying hooked up regardless of busy schedules; assisting each one other’s goals and pursuits; and aiding one another develop spiritually. they give encouragement and functional recommendation to equip your marriage to outlive tricky concerns and flourish with pleasure, goal, and partnership―in different phrases, to be a wedding that's actually unusual.

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Religion, Modernity, and Politics in Hegel

By Thomas A. Lewis

Religion, Modernity, and Politics in Hegel analyzes Hegel's philosophy of faith and develops its value for ongoing debates concerning the relation among faith and politics in addition to the heritage of the conceptualization of faith. the most important currents in modern Hegel scholarship argues that Hegel radicalizes, instead of reneges upon, Kant's critique of metaphysics. Critics have claimed that this new scholarship can't account for Hegel's remedy of faith. Addressing a tremendous lacuna within the scholarship, Lewis argues that studying Hegel's philosophy of faith with regards to those non-traditional interpretations of his highbrow venture as a complete generates a brand new figuring out of Hegel in addition to a brand new standpoint on faith, politics, and modernity. in terms of the conceptualization of faith, Hegel's complicated and multi-faceted account of faith reconciles universal contrasts, proposing faith as either own and social, either emotional and cognitive, either theoretical and useful. in terms of politics, it truly is public with no being theocratic and provides a decisive significance to person sense of right and wrong.

Attending heavily to Hegel's social, political, and highbrow context, the publication starts off with Hegel's early issues with a contemporary civil faith within the tumultuous 1790s. After reading Hegel's the most important engagement with post-Kantian idealism, Lewis elaborates Hegel's mature philosophy of faith as awarded in his Berlin Lectures at the Philosophy of faith. This precise engagement among Hegel and the modern learn of faith hence advances the non-traditionalist interpretation of Hegel's venture as an entire and conjures up a promising perception of faith that demanding situations those who have ruled either public discourse and spiritual stories scholarship.

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Cross and Scepter: The Rise of the Scandinavian Kingdoms from the Vikings to the Reformation

By Sverre Bagge

Christianity and European-style monarchy--the pass and the scepter--were brought to Scandinavia within the 10th century, a improvement that used to be to have profound implications for all of Europe. Cross and Scepter is a concise heritage of the Scandinavian kingdoms from the age of the Vikings to the Reformation, written by means of Scandinavia's major medieval historian. Sverre Bagge exhibits how the increase of the 3 kingdoms not just replaced the face of Scandinavia, but additionally helped make the territorial kingdom the traditional political unit in Western Europe. He describes Scandinavia's momentous conversion to Christianity and the production of church and monarchy there, and lines how those occasions reworked Scandinavian legislation and justice, army and administrative association, social constitution, political tradition, and the department of strength one of the king, aristocracy, and customary humans. Bagge sheds very important new gentle at the reception of Christianity and ecu studying in Scandinavia, and on Scandinavian historical past writing, philosophy, political inspiration, and courtly tradition. He appears on the reception of eu impulses and their model to Scandinavian stipulations, and examines the connection of the 3 kingdoms to one another and the remainder of Europe, paying distinct cognizance to the inter-Scandinavian unions and their effects for the concept that of presidency and the department of power.

Cross and Scepter offers a necessary creation to Scandinavian medieval background for students and basic readers alike, delivering important new insights into kingdom formation and cultural swap in Europe.

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The Red Tent: A Novel

By Anita Diamant

Her identify is Dinah. within the Bible, her lifestyles is simply hinted at in a quick and violent detour in the extra everyday chapters of the booklet of Genesis which are approximately her father, Jacob, and his dozen sons.

Told in Dinah's voice, this novel unearths the traditions and turmoils of old womanhood-the international of the purple tent. It starts off with the tale of her mothers-Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah-the 4 other halves of Jacob. They love Dinah and provides her presents which are to maintain her via a broken early life, a calling to midwifery, and a brand new domestic in a overseas land. Dinah's tale reaches out from a striking interval of early historical past and creates an intimate, instant connection.

Deeply affecting, The pink Tent combines wealthy storytelling with a important fulfillment in smooth fiction: a brand new view of Biblical women's society.

*© 1997

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Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life

By C. S. Lewis

"A younger guy who needs to stay a legitimate Atheist can't be too cautious of his studying. There are traps in every single place . . . God is, if i could say it, very unscrupulous."

This booklet isn't really an autobiography. it's not a confession. it truly is, in spite of the fact that, one in every of the main appealing and insightful money owed of someone coming to religion. right here, C.S. Lewis takes us from his formative years in Belfast during the lack of his mom, to boarding institution and a younger atheism in England, to the trenches of worldwide struggle I, after which to Oxford, the place he studied, learn, and, eventually, reasoned his as far back as God. it really is probably this point of Surprised through Joy that we—believers and nonbelievers—find so much compelling and significant; Lewis was once looking for pleasure, for an elusive and temporary sensation of wonderful craving, yet he stumbled on it, and religious lifestyles, by utilizing cause.

In this hugely own, considerate, clever memoir, Lewis courses us towards pleasure and towards the shock that awaits somebody who seeks a existence past the expected.

"Lewis tempered his good judgment with a love for good looks, ask yourself, and magic . . . He speaks to us with the entire strength and life-changing strength of a Plato, a Dante, and a Bunyan."—Christianity Today

"The stress of those ultimate chapters holds the curiosity just like the shut of a thriller."—Times Literary Supplement

C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis (1898–1963), one of many nice writers of the 20th century, additionally remains to be one in all our so much influential Christian thinkers. He wrote greater than thirty books, either renowned and scholarly, together with The Chronicles of Narnia sequence, The Screwtape Letters, The 4 Loves, Mere Christianity, and Till we now have Faces.

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Emily Dickinson and the Religious Imagination

By Linda Freedman

Dickinson knew the Bible good. She was once profoundly conscious of Christian theology and he or she used to be writing at a time whilst comparative faith used to be very hot. This booklet is the 1st to contemplate Dickinson's non secular imagery open air the dynamic of her own religion and doubt. It argues that non secular myths and logos, from the sun-god to the open tomb, are necessary to knowing the similetic circulate of Dickinson's poetry - the succeed in for a related, although now not exact, event within the struggles and wrongs of Abraham, Jacob and Moses, and the existence, dying and resurrection of Christ. Linda Freedman situates the poet in the context of yankee typology, translates her along modern and glossy theology and makes very important connections to Shakespeare and the British Romantics. Dickinson emerges as a deeply afflicted philosopher who has to be understood inside either non secular and Romantic traditions.

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Epic Study Guide

By John Eldredge

Experience the tale that God is telling!

In Epic, a retelling of the gospel in 4 acts, John Eldredge invitations us to revisit the drama of existence, viewing God not just because the writer but in addition because the lead actor, exploring His causes and His center. In Epic learn Guide, Eldredge examines the ability of tale, the common eager for a "plot" that is smart deep inside of us, our hope for a significant position to play, our love of books and films, and the way all of this issues us to the gospel itself.

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