The Apocalypse Code: Find out What the Bible Really Says About the End Times and Why It Matters Today

By Hank Hanegraaff

Hank Hanegraaff unearths the code to Revelation.

Breaking the code of the e-book of Revelation has turn into a world obsession. the end result, in line with Hank Hanegraaff, has been rampant misreading of Scripture, undesirable theology, or even undesirable politics and overseas coverage. Hanegraaff argues that the most important to realizing the final ebook of the Bible is the opposite sixty-five books of the Bible — now not present occasions or contemporary heritage and positively no longer any complex charts.

The Apocalypse Code offers sane solutions to a couple very arguable questions:

  • What does it suggest to take the booklet of Revelation (and the remainder of the Bible) literally?

 

  • Who are the “Antichrist” and the “Great Whore of Babylon,”and what's the actual that means of “666”?

 

  • How does our view of the top instances swap the best way we predict concerning the situation within the heart East?

 

  • Are two-thirds of all Jews particularly headed for an apocalyptic holocaust?


The Apocalypse Code
 is a choice to appreciate what the Bible particularly says in regards to the finish times
and why how we know it issues loads in today’s world.

“Provocative and passionate, this attention-grabbing publication is a must-read for everybody who’s in end-times controversies.”
— Lee Strobel, Author, The Case for the RealJesus

“This publication is a withering and unrelenting critique of the positions of apocalyptic enthusiasts such as Tim LaHaye. each fan of theLeft Behindseries may still learn this e-book. The fog will clear, and good judgment will go back to our analyzing of the Bible.”
— Gary M. Burge, Professor of recent Testament,
Wheaton collage and Graduate School

 

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Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife

By Eben Alexander

A Scientist's Case for the Afterlife...

Thousands of individuals have had near-death reviews, yet scientists have argued that they're very unlikely. Dr. Eben Alexander was once a type of scientists. A hugely proficient neurosurgeon, Alexander knew that NDEs think genuine, yet are easily fantasies produced through brains below severe stress.

Then, Dr. Alexander’s personal mind was once attacked via a unprecedented disorder. The a part of the mind that controls inspiration and emotion—and in essence makes us human—shut down thoroughly. For seven days he lay in a coma. Then, as his medical professionals thought of preventing remedy, Alexander’s eyes popped open. He had come back.

Alexander’s restoration is a scientific miracle. however the genuine miracle of his tale lies somewhere else. whereas his physique lay in coma, Alexander journeyed past this international and encountered an angelic being who guided him into the inner most geographical regions of super-physical lifestyles. There he met, and spoke with, the Divine resource of the universe itself.

Alexander’s tale isn't really a fable. earlier than he underwent his trip, he couldn't reconcile his wisdom of neuroscience with any trust in heaven, God, or the soul. this present day Alexander is a physician who believes that precise wellbeing and fitness may be accomplished basically once we notice that God and the soul are genuine and that dying isn't the finish of private life yet just a transition.

This tale will be outstanding irrespective of who it occurred to. That it occurred to Dr. Alexander makes it progressive. No scientist or individual of religion can be capable of forget about it. studying it's going to switch your existence.

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Contingency and Freedom: Lectura I 39 (The New Synthese Historical Library)

In the course of the seventies, there has been a revival of systematic philosophy typically and of ontology particularly. even as, specially in Anglo-Saxon considering, systematic philosophy interacted very creatively with the historical past of medieval philosophy. it kind of feels to us that the paintings of John Duns Scotus (1266-1308) may perhaps considerably gain those boost­ ments. not just this, yet his works cries out to be built around the complete spectrum of theology -that technology which, within the heart a while, governed all others ('regina scientiarum'). This e-book is the result of a number of years of scholarship and good friend­ send within which, guided by way of Dr. A. Vos, we now have studied the paintings of Scotus. Our examine team is attached to the Theological school of Utrecht and to the Dutch Franciscan research Centre (Stichting Francis­ caans Studiecentrum). This research provides a translation and statement of Lectura I 39, which, in our view, is noteable as one of many key texts within the historical past of systematic theology and philosophy. during this publication we now have used professional language and argumentation, yet even as have taken pains to make it valuable to a circle of in­ terested readers wider than just that of these well-versed in medieval scholasticism. during this method, we are hoping to give the tricky yet instruc­ tive paintings of the 'subtle grasp' ('doctor subtilis') in the sort of manner as to make it appealing to different students and scholars in theology and philoso­ phy.

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The Mighty and the Almighty: An Essay in Political Theology

By Nicholas Wolterstorff

For a century or extra political theology has been in decline. fresh years, although, have visible expanding curiosity not just in how church and kingdom might be similar, yet within the relation among divine authority and political authority, and in what faith has to claim concerning the limits of country authority and the grounds of political obedience. during this publication, Nicholas Wolterstorff addresses this entire complicated of concerns. he's taking account of conventional solutions to those questions, yet on each element stakes out new positions. Wolterstorff deals a clean theological security of liberal democracy, argues that the normal doctrine of 'two principles' could be rejected and gives a clean exegesis of Romans thirteen; the canonical biblical passage for the culture of Christian political theology. This booklet presents helpful dialogue for students and scholars of political theology, legislations and faith, philosophy of faith and social ethics.

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Augustine's City of God: A Critical Guide (Cambridge Critical Guides)

By James Wetzel

Augustine's urban of God has profoundly encouraged the process Western political philosophy, yet there are few publications to its labyrinthine argumentation that carry jointly the fragile interaction of faith and philosophy in Augustine's inspiration. The essays during this quantity supply a wealthy exam of these subject matters, utilizing the principal, contested contrast among a heavenly urban on earthly pilgrimage and a mundane urban sure for perdition to problematic elements of Augustine's political and ethical imaginative and prescient. issues mentioned comprise Augustine's inspiration of the secular, his critique of pagan advantage, his departure from classical eudaimonism, his mythology of sin, his dystopian politics, his remarkable recognition to woman our bodies, his ethical psychology, his valorisation of affection, his critique of empire and his belief of a Christian philosophy. jointly the essays boost our realizing of Augustine's so much influential paintings and supply a wealthy assessment of Augustinian political theology and its philosophical implications.

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Verhältnismäßigkeit in der modernen Medizin: Von den außergewöhnlichen Mitteln zur Behandlungsqualität als personaler Abwägung (Erfurter Theologische Studien)

By Matthias Bender

Medizinische Behandlungen bieten heute viele Chancen in den Bereichen der Lebensrettung und der Heilung von Krankheit. Diese Bemühungen können unter Umständen zu einer bloßen Verlängerung des Sterbeprozesses und so zu einer starken Belastung des Patienten führen. Dies wirft die Frage auf, wie die letzte Lebensphase in menschlicher Weise bewältigt werden kann und nach welchen Kriterien Entscheidungen für medizinische Behandlungen gefällt werden können.

In der Arbeit wird die alte moraltheologische Differenzierung zwischen "gewöhnlichen" und "außergewöhnlichen" Mitteln als ein ethisches Kriterium für einen Behandlungsabbruch und -verzicht aufgegriffen. Darin wird deutlich, wie sehr statt der Fixierung auf objektive Indikationen, Techniken und Maßnahmen eine personale size im Vordergrund steht und wie notwendig eine individuelle Abwägung in der Entscheidung ist und dabei der einzelne sufferer im Fokus zu stehen hat.

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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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