A Godward Heart: Treasuring the God Who Loves You

By John Piper

To fulfill Your Soul — with God
 
John Piper invitations you to event deeper intimacy with God via those thought-provoking and soul-enriching meditations. even if you're simply researching the divine richness of Scripture or have lengthy been a passionate pupil, you’ll discover a deeper knowing of God and renewed perception in your trip.

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Angels in Our Lives: Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Angels and How They Affect Your Life

By Marie Chapian

This is a definitive booklet explaining and instructing the presence of angels on the planet and their paintings in our own lives today.

It comprises sound foundational biblical instructing in addition to documented tales of angelic job in present day international in ministries, church buildings and private lives.

Address the entire following questions:

  • Are angels truly supporting and guiding you on your own life?
  • Are angels assigned via God that can assist you satisfy your future during this life?
  • How does worship and praising the Lord draw angelic presence in our midst?

Will comprise endorsements of major theologians to validate the biblical accuracy of the book.

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Cosmic Liturgy: The Universe According to Maximus the Confessor (Communio Books)

Maximus the Confessor, saint and martyr, is the theologian of synthesis: of Rome and Byzantium, of antiquity and the center a long time, reexcavating the good treasures of Christian culture, which at the moment have been buried through imperial and ecclesial censure. Von Balthasar was once an expert at the Church Fathers--Irenaeus, Origen, Gregory of Nyssa, Augustine, and in particular, Maximus the Confessor. This masterpiece on Maximus broke new floor at the moment. this is often the 1st English translation of the newest variation of this acclaimed paintings. This ebook offers a strong, beautiful, religiously compelling portrait of the concept of a massive Christian theologian who may well, for this publication, have remained merely an imprecise identify within the handbooks of patrology. right here the heritage of theology has turn into itself a fashion of theological mirrored image.

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Flourishing: Why We Need Religion in a Globalized World

A celebrated theologian explores how the best risks to humanity, in addition to the best gives you for human flourishing, are on the intersection of faith and globalization

greater than nearly the rest, globalization and the good global religions are shaping our lives, affecting every thing from the general public rules of political leaders and the commercial judgements of bosses and staff, to college curricula, the entire solution to the internal longings of our hearts. necessary to either globalization and religions are compelling, overlapping, and infrequently competing visions of what it capability to reside well.
 
during this perceptive, deeply own, and wonderfully written e-book, a number one theologian sheds mild on how religions and globalization have traditionally interacted and argues for what their dating needs to be. Recounting how those twinned forces have intersected in his personal lifestyles, he indicates how global religions, regardless of their malfunctions, stay one in all our such a lot powerful assets of ethical motivation and include inside them profoundly evocative money owed of human flourishing. Globalization might be judged via how good it serves us for residing out our real humanity as anticipated inside those traditions. via renewal and reform, religions may, in flip, form globalization in order that could be approximately greater than bread alone.

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Hume: Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion: And Other Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy)

David Hume's Dialogues touching on average faith, first released in 1779, is likely one of the such a lot influential works within the philosophy of faith and the main crafty example of philosophical discussion because the dialogues of Plato. It offers a fictional dialog among a sceptic, an orthodox Christian, and a Newtonian theist referring to proof for the life of an clever reason for nature in accordance with observable positive aspects of the area. This new version offers it including a number of of Hume's different, shorter writings approximately faith, and with short choices from the paintings of Pierre Bayle, who stimulated either Hume's perspectives on faith and the dialectical kind of the Dialogues. the amount is done by way of an creation which units the Dialogues in its philosophical and old contexts.

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Symbols of the Kabbalah: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

By Sanford L. Drob

Symbols of the Kabbalah: Philosophical and mental Perspectives presents a philosophical and mental interpretation of the foremost symbols of the theosophical Kabbalah. It exhibits that the Kabbalah, fairly because it is expressed within the university of Isaac Luria, offers a coherent and accomplished account of the cosmos, and humanity's position inside it, that's intellectually, morally, and spiritually major for modern existence.

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Velvet Elvis: Repainting the Christian Faith

By Rob Bell

Velvet Elvis is the 1st ebook from Rob Bell, the New York Times bestselling writer of Love Wins.  chosen as one among 2011’s such a lot influential humans by means of Time journal, pastor Bell deals unique and refreshingly own views on what Christianity is actually all approximately in Velvet Elvis.  a colourful voice for a brand new iteration of Christians—the so much recognizable Christian chief between younger adults—Rob Bell evokes readers to take a clean examine conventional questions of faith.

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Agamben and Theology (Philosophy and Theology)

By Colby Dickinson

Notwithstanding the paintings of Italian theorist Giorgio Agamben has been expanding in recognition over the past numerous years within the English-speaking global, little paintings has been performed at once at the theological legacy which truly dominates the general strength of his severe analyses, an issue which has intrigued his readers because the e-book of his brief booklet on Saint Paul's 'Letter to the Romans' Agamben and Theology intends to light up this kind of connection via analyzing the theologically inflected phrases that experience come to dominate his paintings over the years, together with the messianic, the sacred, sovereignty, glory, construction, unique sin, redemption and revelation.

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Merleau-Ponty and Theology (Philosophy and Theology)

By Christopher Ben Simpson

The philosophical contributions of French phenomenologist, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, hold nice untapped strength for theologians considering via many of the primary affirmations of the Christian religion. This exploration is based opposed to the history of the basic interrelation among 3 "bodies" in Merleau-Ponty's proposal and in Christian theology: the cloth as such or "nature" (the corporeal), the human physique as a residing physique (the corporal), and the social physique (the corporate--including language and tradition). Merleau-Ponty's philosophy deals a finessed and non-reductionistic figuring out of the relatives among those orders of our bodies. Appropriating Merleau-Ponty's idea is helping one imagine via Christian doctrines of production, theological anthropology, Christology, ecclesiology, and eschatology.

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer's "Letters and Papers from Prison": A Biography (Lives of Great Religious Books)

By Martin E Marty

For fascination, impression, notion, and controversy, Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Letters and Papers from Prison is unequalled through the other booklet of Christian mirrored image written within the 20th century. A Lutheran pastor and theologian, Bonhoeffer spent years in Nazi prisons ahead of being completed at age thirty-nine, only a month sooner than the German hand over, for his position within the plot to kill Hitler. The posthumous Letters and Papers from Prison has had a major influence on either Christian and secular notion because it used to be first released in 1951, and has helped determine Bonhoeffer's attractiveness as probably the most vital Protestant thinkers of the 20 th century. during this, the 1st heritage of the book's awesome international occupation, nationwide e-book Award-winning writer Martin Marty tells how and why Letters and Papers from Prison has been learn and utilized in such dramatically other ways, from the chilly struggle to today.

In his past due letters, Bonhoeffer raised tantalizing questions on the position of Christianity and the church in an more and more secular international. Marty tells the tale of ways, within the Nineteen Sixties and the next a long time, those provocative principles stirred a variety of thinkers and activists, together with civil rights and antiapartheid campaigners, "death-of-God" theologians, and East German Marxists.

within the technique of tracing the eventful and contested heritage of Bonhoeffer's booklet, Marty presents a compelling new viewpoint on non secular and secular lifestyles within the postwar era.

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