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The Ten Commandments and the Beatitudes

The Ten Commandments and the Beatitudes Author Yiu Sing Lúcás Chan
ISBN-10 9781442215542
Release 2012
Pages 256
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Core markets: SS8200 Bible Study (MDR 1362 total college faculty), SS8500 Religious Ethics (1043 total faculty)



The Bible and Catholic Theological Ethics

The Bible and Catholic Theological Ethics Author Chan, Yiu Sing Lucas
ISBN-10 9781608336838
Release 2017-05-18
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The Bible and Catholic Theological Ethics has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Bible and Catholic Theological Ethics also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Bible and Catholic Theological Ethics book for free.



Biblical Ethics in the 21st Century

Biblical Ethics in the 21st Century Author Lucas Chan
ISBN-10 0809148374
Release 2013
Pages 171
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Since the revised edition of William C. Spohn's What Are They Saying About Scripture and Ethics? was last published in 1995, there have been significant developments in the field of ethics. This book provides an up-to-date review and critique of those recent developments. Lúcás Chan reviews and critiques the major attempts at biblical ethics over the past twenty years by both biblical theologians and theological ethicists, focusing on New Testament ethics as an illustration. His is the first attempt in twenty years by a Catholic theologian. Chan advocates that a true biblical ethics needs to have the exegetical work of biblical theologians and the interpretive work of theological ethicists. He argues that a hermeneutics of virtue ethics is a very worthy method for bringing our findings to ethical expression. -- Provided by publisher.



The Workbook on the Beatitudes

The Workbook on the Beatitudes Author Maxie Dunnam
ISBN-10 9780835817301
Release 2017-02-01
Pages 218
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Want to become more Christlike in your daily life? Best-selling, father-daughter authors Dunnam and Reisman will help you do that through this 8-week study. "When we wrote our previous workbook on the 10 Commandments, we intended to add a workbook on the Beatitudes," said Dunnam and Reisman. "The 10 Commandments from Mount Sinai and the Beatitudes from the mount in Capernaum combine to provide a way to be, to walk, and to relate. They offer critical values and principles to guide our every decision." While the 10 Commandments bear the notion of terrible judgment and what not to do, the Beatitudes offer promise and blessedness to the humblest, the weakest, the weariest. Jesus' masterpiece sermon is the blueprint for Christlike living. Journey to the slopes above Capernaum where Jesus delivered history's greatest, most sublime sermon. Be challenged to view the Beatitudes not just as a code of conduct to obey but as ethics of grace leading to kingdom living. As with other workbooks by Dunnam, this book connects wisdom from the Bible, Christian tradition, and theological insight with how you live your life each day. You'll find these helpful tools: daily readings tied to biblical text exercises for reflection and blank space to record responses practical suggestions for weaving ideas into your life detailed plans for weekly group meetings Live the lifestyle of the new creation by adopting the true "Jesus way" of life!



The Unitarian

The Unitarian Author
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433070797836
Release 1908
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The Unitarian has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Unitarian also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Unitarian book for free.



A Dictionary of the Bible

A Dictionary of the Bible Author W. R. F. Browning
ISBN-10 9780191585067
Release 2009-10-08
Pages 432
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A Dictionary of the Bible is the most acclaimed, accessible, and up-to-date dictionary of its kind. Containing over 2,000 authoritative entries it provides clear and concise information about all of the important places, people, themes, and doctrines of the Bible. Terms range from earthquakes and mice to martyrs and art, and new to this edition are entries on Act of God, Old Testament and New Testament theology, Hanukkah, the Koran, mysticism, and many more. This dictionary features a detailed bibliography, biographies of Bible scholars, a conversion table of measures, weights, and values, a chronology of important dates in Biblical history, and historical maps (showing Israel in Canaan; the near east in the time of the Assyrian Empire; Palestine under the Herods; the background of the New Testament; Rome and the East). In addition, entries on the books of the Bible have been grouped in alphabetical order and conveniently located in a tinted centre section for quick reference. Recommended web links in the appendix provide valuable extra information, these links are accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of the Bible companion website. With lively and informative A-Z entries and an array of useful supplementary material, this dictionary is essential for students and teachers of theology and religious education, and it is an absorbing reference work for all readers of the Bible.



Doing Right

Doing Right Author David W. Gill
ISBN-10 0830874968
Release 2009-09-20
Pages 351
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Doing what s right has never been more confusing. The complexities of 21st-century life can be bewildering. We all need a map for negotiating the intricacies of competing priorities and values. What can help us decide what is right and wrong? David W. Gill finds "Ten Words" that God originally spoke to Israel to be just as pertinent today as they were when Moses first heard them. As Christians what we long for is not damage control, but mission control. The Ten Commandments offer a sound set of ethical principles that takes us beyond mere damage control to mission control, a guide that shows us how we can be proactive in fulfilling our dual purposes of loving God and others. This rich, scriptural teaching will help Christians from every walk of life--whether engineers, bus drivers, managers, restaurant workers, PTA members, parents, neighborhood volunteers, nurses, teachers, coaches, attorneys, journalists or physicians--fulfill their calling to be salt and light within their own spheres of influence. A must-read book for a chaotic world.



Expository Exultation

Expository Exultation Author John Piper
ISBN-10 9781433561160
Release 2018-04-16
Pages 336
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“God has appointed preaching in worship as one great means of accomplishing his ultimate goal in the world.” —John Piper John Piper makes a compelling claim in these pages about the purpose of preaching: it is intended not merely as an explanation of the text but also as a means of awakening worship by being worship in and of itself. Christian preaching is a God-appointed miracle aiming to awaken the supernatural seeing, savoring, and showing of the glory of Christ. Distilling over forty years of experience in preaching and teaching, Piper shows preachers how and what to communicate from God’s Word, so that God’s purpose on earth will advance through Biblesaturated, Christ-exalting, God-centered preaching—in other words, expository exultation.



Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church

Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church Author
ISBN-10 1574556924
Release 2004
Pages 446
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The "Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church," a unique, unprecedented document in the history of the Church, serves as a tool to inspire and guide the faithful, who are faced with moral and pastoral challenges daily. It is divided into five sections: an introduction, three parts, and a conclusion entitled "For a Civilization of Love." "The Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church" is a must-have resource for leaders of social ministry at the diocesan and parish level as well as those in religious education, schools, and youth and young adult ministry.



Moral Wisdom

Moral Wisdom Author James F. Keenan, SJ
ISBN-10 9781442247123
Release 2016-09-02
Pages 160
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Moral Wisdom introduces moral theory through a Catholic lens. Connecting the Catholic tradition to the realities of modern life, the third edition has been revised throughout to include new examples, the teachings of Pope Francis, new scholarship on the Ten Commandments and the teachings of Jesus, and a new chapter on applying lessons to life.



The Workbook on the Ten Commandments

The Workbook on the Ten Commandments Author Maxie D. Dunnam
ISBN-10 083589875X
Release 2004
Pages 166
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This eight-week study for small groups challenges Christians to re-examine popular stances on the issues touched by the Ten Commandments. Maxie Dunnam and Kimberly Dunnam Reisman offer reflections on the Ten Commandments as these biblical laws intersect contemporary life. The father and daughter writing team helps readers recognize that the deep meaning that the Ten Commandments contain. For example, they discuss the implications of the commandment that prohibits the making of idols and point out that we can make an idol of nearly anything, including security, money, houses, sex, cars, and clothing. Here the authors help readers see that such idol-making relates to our lack of trust in God. In writing about the sixth commandment ("Thou shalt not kill"), the authors point out that people tend to dismiss this commandment. Yet they remind us of the sacred nature of the life that God gives as they discuss wrongful killing, capital punishment, euthanasia, abortion, and war. Throughout the book, the authors connect wisdom from throughout the Bible and Christian tradition with daily life. The book includes questions and exercises for daily reading and reflection plus space for recording responses to the reading. Like the many other Dunnam workbooks, The Workbook on the Ten Commandments also includes guidance for weekly small group meetings. These group sessions include community-building exercises, time for singing a hymn and sharing insights, and time to pray together.



Pregnant Passion

Pregnant Passion Author Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan
ISBN-10 9789004127319
Release 2004-01
Pages 250
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This volume presents essays on biblical stories that explore the dynamics, intersection, and relatedness of gender, sexuality, and violence in the Bible, with themes spanning feasts and famines, betrayal and bloodshed, seduction and sensuality, power and politics, virtue and violence.



A Chosen Faith

A Chosen Faith Author John Beuhrens
ISBN-10 9780807097168
Release 1998-06-01
Pages 256
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For those contemplating religious choices, Unitarian Universalism offers an appealing alternative to religious denominations that stress theological creeds over individual conviction and belief. In this new edition of the classic introductory text on Unitarian Universalism, which includes a revealing, entertaining foreword by best-selling author Robert Fulghum (All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, It Was on Fire When I Lay Down on It), a new preface by UU moderator Denise Davidoff, and two new chapters by the authors, John Buehrens and Forrest Church explore the many sources of the living tradition of their chosen faith.



Pilgrim

Pilgrim Author Stephen Cottrell
ISBN-10 9780898699418
Release 2016-03-01
Pages 64
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Pilgrim is a teaching and discipleship resource that helps inquirers and new Christians explore what it means to travel through life with Christ. A Christian course for the twenty-first century, Pilgrim offers an approach of participation, not persuasion. Following the practice of the ancient disciplines of biblical reflection and prayer with quotes from the Christian tradition throughout the ages, Pilgrim assumes little or no knowledge of the Christian faith. Individuals or small groups on the journey of discipleship in the Episcopal tradition can use Pilgrim at any point. There are many different aspects to helping people learn about the Christian faith. We have taken as our starting point Jesus’ summary of the commandments. We are called to offer our lives to God through loving God with all our mind, soul, strength and heart and to love our neighbor as ourselves. Learning about Christian faith and growing in Christian faith is about more than what we believe. It’s also about the ways in which we pray and develop our relationship with God, about the way we live our lives and about living in God’s vision for the Church and for the world. There are two stages of material in Pilgrim. There are four short Pilgrim books (each comprising a course of six sessions) in the “Follow” Stage designed for those who are enquirers and very new to the faith. Then there are four short Pilgrim books (again, each comprising a six-session course) in the “Grow” Stage designed for those who want to go further and learn more. Pilgrim is made up of two parts, each with four courses contained in four booklets: Follow: Do you turn to Christ? Releasing in March 2016 1. Turning to Christ 2. The Lord's Prayer 3. The Commandments 4. The Beatitudes Grow: Will you continue in the Apostles’ teaching and fellowship? Releasing October 2016 5. The Creeds 6. The Eucharist 7. The Bible 8. Church & Kingdom Each course offers six sessions each that combine a simple prayer, reflection on a biblical selection using lectio divina, an article by a modern writer, and reflection questions. The short courses in the four “Follow” stage books can be approached in any order. Together, we believe they offer a balanced introduction to the Christian life and journey. Our hope and prayer is that Pilgrim will help to introduce people to the Christian Way and also equip them to live their whole lives as disciples of Jesus Christ. It will help inquirers and those new to the Christian faith as well as those who are new to The Episcopal Church or Episcopalians who wish to refresh and renew their learning commitment to Christ. The aim of the “Grow” stage is to help people to learn the essentials for a life of discipleship. A disciple is to be called to live in a rhythm of being with Jesus in community and to be sent out to live out the Christian faith in the whole of his or her life. Disciples need the support of other Christians and to be part of a community. We need opportunities to reflect and pray together and to explore the riches of our faith. The Grow stage supports that process both for new Christians and for those who have been Christians for many years. Some groups who use the Grow material will be moving on from the Follow stage of Pilgrim. Some will be specially convened just for this stage. Component descriptions: Leader’s Guide The Pilgrim Leader’s Guide has lots of helpful material for those who are leading any Pilgrim Group. A single guide covers all eight booklets and gives an overview of the program as well as a process of how to lead a group of youth or adults in discussing the material. This is an essential tool for anyone who wishes to offer any portion of Pilgrim in a small group, whether in church, school, or home. Worship material, liturgies for enrollment in the catechumenate, and additional resources are also included.



When All Else Fails Read the Instructions

When All Else Fails Read the Instructions Author James W. Moore
ISBN-10 0687449189
Release 1993
Pages 143
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The award-winning author of Yes, Lord, I Have Sinned, But I Have Several Excellent Excuses gives readers a fresh look at the Bible--the original "instruction book". Drawing upon rich stories and personal experience, he focuses on sections of the Bible which dramatically underscore instructions for meaningful living.



The Message of the Sermon on the Mount

The Message of the Sermon on the Mount Author John Stott
ISBN-10 9780830897995
Release 2014-05-01
Pages 103
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"The followers of Jesus are to different," writes John Stott, "different from both the nominal church and the secular world, different from both the religious and the irreligious. The Sermon on the Mount is the most complete delineation anywhere in the New Testament of the Christian counter-culture. Here is a Christian value-system, ethical standard, religious devotion, attitude to money, ambition, lifestyle and network of relationships--all of which are totally at variance with those in the non-Christian world. And this Christian counter-culture is the life of the kingdom of God, a fully human life indeed but lived out under the divine rule." In this careful exposition of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, John R. W. Stott accurately expounds the biblical text and relates it to life today. Above all, the author says, he wants to let Christ speak this sermon again, this time to the modern world.



A History of Catholic Moral Theology in the Twentieth Century

A History of Catholic Moral Theology in the Twentieth Century Author James F. Keenan
ISBN-10 9781441189486
Release 2010-01-17
Pages 256
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This is an historical survey of 20th Century Roman Catholic Theological Ethics (also known as moral theology). The thesis is that only through historical investigation can we really understand how the most conservative and negative field in Catholic theology at the beginning of the 20th could become by the end of the 20th century the most innovative one. The 20th century begins with moral manuals being translated into the vernacular. After examining the manuals of Thomas Slater and Henry Davis, Keenan then turns to three works and a crowning synthesis of innovation all developed before, during and soon after the Second World War. The first by Odon Lottin asks whether moral theology is adequately historical; Fritz Tillmann asks whether it's adequately biblical; and Gerard Gilleman, whether it's adequately spiritual. Bernard Haering integrates these contributions into his Law of Christ. Of course, people like Gerald Kelly and John Ford in the US are like a few moralists elsewhere, classical gate keepers, censoring innovation. But with Humanae vitae, and successive encyclicals, bishops and popes reject the direction of moral theologians. At the same time, moral theologians, like Josef Fuchs, ask whether the locus of moral truth is in continuous, universal teachings of the magisterium or in the moral judgment of the informed conscience. In their move toward a deeper appreciation of their field as forming consciences, they turn more deeply to local experience where they continue their work of innovation. Each continent subsequently gives rise to their own respondents: In Europe they speak of autonomy and personalism; in Latin America, liberation theology; in North America, Feminism and Black Catholic theology; and, in Asia and Africa a deep post-colonial interculturatism. At the end I assert that in its nature, theological ethics is historical and innovative, seeking moral truth for the conscience by looking to speak crossculturally.