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Believing in the Resurrection

Believing in the Resurrection Author Gerald O'Collins
ISBN-10 9780809147571
Release 2012
Pages 225
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Gerald O'Collins, SJ, is professor emeritus of the Gregorian University (Rome) and now adjunct professor at Australian Catholic University. An international authority in the area of resurrection studies, he has published seven books and dozens of articles on the resurrection of Jesus.


Catholicism Author Gerald J. O'Collins
ISBN-10 9780191043925
Release 2014-12-25
Pages 440
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The bestselling Catholicism has now been revised and updated for an eagerly-anticipated second edition. This lucid and accessible account explains how Roman Catholicism and its beliefs and practices came to be what they are. Renowned scholars Gerald O'Collins and Mario Farrugia move through history to sum up the present characteristics of Catholic Christianity and the major challenges it faces in the third millennium. Clear and engaging, the authors present matters in a fresh and original way. They skilfully depict the Catholic heritage and show that Catholicism is a dynamic and living faith. O'Collins and Farrugia engage with contemporary moral issues and explore the challenges which Catholics and other Christians must face. This is an authoritative, lively, and up-to-date introduction to Catholicism for the twenty-first century.

Raised with Christ

Raised with Christ Author Adrian Warnock
ISBN-10 9781433522611
Release 2009-12-22
Pages 272
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Jesus truly is alive today. But compared to his atoning death, Jesus' resurrection sparks relatively little discussion in the church. Inadvertently,we can become so focused on the good news that Christ died for our sins, that we almost forget he was "raised for our justification" (Romans 4:25). In Raised with Christ, author Adrian Warnock exhorts Christians not to neglect the resurrection in their teaching and experience. Warnock takes his cue from Acts, where every recorded sermon focuses on Jesus' resurrection. He stresses that Christians who faithfully proclaim both the death and the bodily resurrection of Jesus, and live out the implications of that message in vibrant,grace-filled churches, will be enabled to reach a world that lives in death's dark shadow. The power of the risen Christ is active in every true Christian, transforming our lives. Raised with Christ will help you discover afresh the massive implications of the empty tomb. Jesus' resurrection really has changed everything.

Just Say the Word

Just Say the Word Author G. Robert Jacks
ISBN-10 0802842623
Release 1996
Pages 195
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Drawing on nearly thirty years of experience in critiquing sermon delivery, Jacks here offers a practical, hands-on approach to writing sermons that consider listeners first. Jacks gives samples and examples of writing that effectively captures and holds an audience's attention, and he offers practical tips and suggestions intended to help each of us find a preaching style and voice of our own. He also shows how to translate the jargon of theological textbooks into everyday language, suggests methods for rewriting sermons to avoid some of the pomposity of sermonic proclamation, and demonstrates ways to retell biblical narratives in fresh and imaginative ways. Just Say the Word! Writing for the Ear is a valuable resource that will help pastors and lay leaders communicate as effectively as possible the faith that is ours to share.

Incarnation and Resurrection

Incarnation and Resurrection Author Paul D. Molnar
ISBN-10 9780802809988
Release 2007-06-15
Pages 418
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For too long contemporary theology has downplayed the importance of holding together the incarnation and the resurrection when thinking theologically. Paul Molnar here surveys the place of these key doctrines in the thought of several influential theologians: Karl Barth, Karl Rahner, Thomas F. Torrance, John Macquarrie, Gordon Kaufman, Sallie McFague, Roger Haight, John Hick, and Wolfhart Pannenberg. Molnar demonstrates that whenever the starting point for interpreting the resurrection is not Jesus himself, the incarnate Son of the Father, then Christology and Soteriology are undermined because they are not properly rooted in a plausible doctrine of the Trinity. Fair, comprehensive, and balanced, Molnar's analysis, following Torrance and Barth, highlights the details of contemporary theology of the resurrection linked to the incarnation and maintains the necessity of the incarnation in its intrinsic unity with the resurrection as the beginning, rather than the end, of Christology.

Mercer Dictionary of the Bible

Mercer Dictionary of the Bible Author Watson E. Mills
ISBN-10 0865543739
Release 1990
Pages 987
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An encyclopedic guide to the interpretation and understanding of biblical literature. Though written by members of the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion, the 1,450 original entries by some 225 contributors are diverse in viewpoint and devoid of theological prescription. They're

Jesus and the Quest for Meaning

Jesus and the Quest for Meaning Author Thomas H. West
ISBN-10 1451419074
Pages 296
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A new approach to introducing theology As God's self-communication to humans, Jesus is the key to the human search for meaning, argues Thomas West. He therefore introduces the practice of theology through Christology. From the question of personal meaning and self-constitution and their relationship to transcendent meaning and value, he proceeds to discuss the figure and import of Jesus and then the ethical imperative engendered through encounter with him. Fresh and clear, West's book is an invitation to grapple with one's religious commitments, especially in light of recent insights in biblical studies and Continental, feminist, and liberation theologies. This new text will prove an engaging and effective introduction to theological thinking for both undergraduates and Christian adults.

The Surplus of Meaning

The Surplus of Meaning Author Theodoor Marius van Leeuwen
ISBN-10 9062037631
Release 1981-01-01
Pages 199
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The Surplus of Meaning has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Surplus of Meaning also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Surplus of Meaning book for free.

The Gospel According to Mark

The Gospel According to Mark Author Nick Cave
ISBN-10 9780857860972
Release 1999-01-01
Pages 64
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The earliest of the four Gospels, the book portrays Jesus as an enigmatic figure, struggling with enemies, his inner and external demons, and with his devoted but disconcerted disciples. Unlike other gospels, his parables are obscure, to be explained secretly to his followers. With an introduction by Nick Cave

The Resurrection of Jesus Christ

The Resurrection of Jesus Christ Author Gerald O'Collins
ISBN-10 UOM:39015017437503
Release 1993-01-01
Pages 50
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Revelation Author Will Self
ISBN-10 9780857861016
Release 1999-01-01
Pages 64
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The final book of the Bible, Revelation prophesies the ultimate judgement of mankind in a series of allegorical visions, grisly images and numerological predictions. According to these, empires will fall, the "Beast" will be destroyed and Christ will rule a new Jerusalem. With an introduction by Will Self.


Raised Author Jonathan K. Dodson
ISBN-10 9780310517368
Release 2014-02-25
Pages 112
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Did Jesus really beat death? That’s what Christians for hundreds of years have believed, that Jesus Christ returned to life after death and burial in a stone tomb. To the modern mind, “resurrection” is utterly implausible, but it was also doubtful to many first-century Greeks, Jews, and even some Christians. With such an incredible assertion at the heart of the Christian faith, it’s no wonder that some people struggle to believe. Unlike any other book on the resurrection, Raised? encourages you to doubt in order to believe. Too often Christians look down on doubt, but in Christ, we see a person who welcomes doubt and encourages faith. Jonathan Dodson and Brad Watson don’t shy away from the hard questions or settle for easy answers. They help you to see how the resurrection offers hope for the future and answers for the life and death questions we all face. “I encourage Christians and non-Christians alike to read this book. . . . provocative, illuminating, and succinct.” —Eileen Flynn, former religion reporter for Austin American-Statesman and Journalism and religion lecturer at the University of Texas “Wonderfully demonstrates the plausibility of the resurrection of Jesus and the possibilities for a life of hope.” —Sean McDonough, professor of New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and author of Christ as Creator: Origins of a New Testament Doctrine

A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels Labour Zion with appendix and indexes

A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels  Labour Zion  with appendix and indexes Author John Chisholm Lambert
ISBN-10 UOM:39015026292477
Release 1908
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Matthew Author Myron Augsburger
ISBN-10 9781418574444
Release 2004-02-10
Pages 320
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General editor Lloyd J. Ogilvie brings together a team of skilled and exceptional communicators to blend sound scholarship with life-related illustrations. The design for the Preacher's Commentary gives the reader an overall outline of each book of the Bible. Following the introduction, which reveals the author's approach and salient background on the book, each chapter of the commentary provides the Scripture to be exposited. The New King James Bible has been chosen for the Preacher's Commentary because it combines with integrity the beauty of language, underlying Hebrew and Greek textual basis, and thought-flow of the 1611 King James Version, while replacing obsolete verb forms and other archaisms with their everyday contemporary counterparts for greater readability. Reverence for God is preserved in the capitalization of all pronouns referring to the Father, Son, or Holy Spirit. Readers who are more comfortable with another translation can readily find the parallel passage by means of the chapter and verse reference at the end of each passage being exposited. The paragraphs of exposition combine fresh insights to the Scripture, application, rich illustrative material, and innovative ways of utilizing the vibrant truth for his or her own life and for the challenge of communicating it with vigor and vitality.

A church of hope

A church of hope Author Van Nam Kim
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105114587020
Release 2005-07-28
Pages 429
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In A Church of Hope, author Van Nam Kim examines the ecclesiology of Jurgen Moltmann, a renowned Protestant theologian.

The Origins of Christian Faith

The Origins of Christian Faith Author Terrance Callan
ISBN-10 0809134594
Release 1994
Pages 147
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"How did the first Christians of the New Testament come to believe Jesus was the Christ? What did they understand and proclaim? What did this lead them to say about themselves?" "The Origins of Christian Faith is a scholarly treatment of first-century evidence of the beginnings of Christian faith. Professor Callan carefully analyzes the different layers of New Testament tradition to discover how the first Christian communities grew step-by-step in their understanding of the mystery of Jesus as the Christ. He explains historically each foundational level on which our Christian faith rests. The result is the story of the early church's development of its faith in Jesus." "This significant work is fascinating reading for those interested in the growth of the New Testament, the development of theology in its historical context, and the exploration of Jewish and Christian relationships in the first century."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Jesus Risen

Jesus Risen Author Gerald O'Collins
ISBN-10 0232517274
Release 1987-01-01
Pages 233
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