An eye-opening course with an apologetics foundation, focused on the history and basic tenets of religions from around the world! What do they have in common? What is their history? How much have they "borrowed" from Christianity and the Bible? Is everyone worshipping the same "god"? Discover what makes the Creator God in Genesis unique and how all religions fall into one of two categories: man-made or God.
Christ and the Created Order is a rich, cross-disciplinary collection of essays on the relationship between Jesus Christ and the created order. Contributors include Marilyn McCord Adams, Richard Bauckham, Deborah Haarsma, Paul Moser, Murray Rae, James K. A. Smith, Norman Wirzba, N. T. Wright, and more.
Top Christian thinkers show how attending to the formation of virtue through the practices of Christian worship creates the hospitable space we need to deal with difference and disagreement in the body of Christ.
Authoritative yet accessible historical overview of Christian Sunday worship
In this book noted Christian historian Justo Gonzalez tells the story of how and why Christians have worshiped on Sunday from the earliest days of the church to the present.
After discussing the views and practices relating to Sunday in the ancient church, Gonzalez turns to Constantine and how his policies affected Sunday observances. He then recounts the long process, beginning in the Middle Ages an
Tackles thorny questions and tensions at the intersection of Scripture and science
What does it mean for the Christian doctrine of the Fall if there was no historical Adam? If humanity emerged from nonhuman primates-as genetic, biological, and archaeological evidence seems to suggest-then what are the implications for a Christian understanding of human origins, including the origin of sin?
This book gathers a multidisciplinary, ecumenical team of scholars to address these dif
Religious fundamentalists and biblical literalists present any number of arguments that attempt to disprove evolution. Those with a sympathetic ear often fail to critically examine these creationist claims, leading to an ill-informed public and, perhaps more troubling, ill-advised public policy. As Aron Ra makes clear, however, every single argument deployed by creationists in their attacks on evolution is founded on fundamental scientific, religious, and historical falsehoods -- all of them. Am
When and where did dinosaurs live? Are they mentioned in the Bible? What does the fossil evidence tell us about dinosaurs? This book explores the historical, scriptural, and fossil evidence about dinosaurs, and shares what we can know after many years of thoughtful, careful research.
When Neale Donald Walsch was experiencing a low point in his life he wrote a letter to God. He did not expect a response and the result was "Conversations With God, Book 1". This book takes the questioning and the search for answers further, dealing with universal truths of the highest order.