Download E-books Salvation and Sovereignty: A Molinist Approach PDF

By Kenneth Keathley

In Salvation and Sovereignty, Kenneth Keathley asks, “What shall a Christian do who's confident of convinced valuable tenets of Calvinism yet now not its corollaries?” He then writes, “I see salvation as a sovereign paintings of grace yet suspect that the standard Calvinist realizing of sovereignty (that God is the reason for all issues) isn't really sustained by way of the biblical witness as a whole.”

Aiming to solve this subject, the writer argues that simply 3 of Calvinism’s 5 TULIP issues will be defended scripturally and as a substitute builds at the ROSES acronym first provided by means of Timothy George (Radical depravity, Overcoming grace, Sovereign election, Eternal existence, Singular redemption). In relation, Keathley seems to be at salvation and sovereignty during the lens of Molinism, a doctrine named after Luis Molina (1535-1600) that's according to a robust concept of God’s keep an eye on and an both enterprise confirmation of human freedom.

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Download E-books Logic: A God-Centered Approach to the Foundation of Western Thought PDF

By Vern S. Poythress

For Christians seeking to increase severe considering abilities, here's an available creation to the research of good judgment in addition to an in-depth therapy of the self-discipline from a professor with six educational levels and over 30 years event instructing. Questions for extra mirrored image are integrated on the finish of every bankruptcy in addition to valuable diagrams and charts to be used in university and graduate-level classrooms.

Vern Poythress has undertaken an intensive recasting of the examine of common sense during this progressive paintings from a Christian worldview.

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Download E-books The Easter Moment PDF

By John Shelby Spong

The Easter Moment tells the relocating tale of Spong's friendship with a tender health professional loss of life of melanoma and the way that dating shed new mild at the years of analysis the writer has dedicated to the good secret of what truly occurred on that long-ago Easter while the complete historical past of the human race used to be replaced. Spong is keen to invite difficult and looking out questions and to come back up with startling and important solutions to what occurred after demise that first fateful Easter, and what that suggests for puzzling over existence after demise today.

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Download E-books The Trinity in German Thought PDF

By Samuel M. Powell

This ebook is ready the Christian doctrine of the Trinity because it has constructed in Germany. It argues there are 3 major principles in that improvement: first, the best way the Trinity has been visible as just like the human self; moment, the way differing understandings of revelation have affected people's perspective towards the doctrine; and 3rd, the ways that differing understandings of the perception of heritage have affected people's attitudes towards the doctrine.

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Download E-books Im Brennpunkt: Die Septuaginta: Band 2: Studien Zur Entstehung Und Bedeutung Der Griechischen Bibel (Beitrage Zur Wissenschaft Vom Alten Und Neuen Testament) (German Edition) PDF

By Siegfried Kreuzer, Jurgen-Peter Lesch

Die internationalen Ubersetzungsprojekte zur Septuaginta haben in jungster Zeit auch den Forschungen zur Septuaginta neue Impulse verliehen. Der vorliegende Band enthalt Beitrage zu folgenden Themenschwerpunkten: Hellenismus und Judentum in Agypten; Erforschung und Eigenart der Septuaginta sowie das challenge ihrer Ubersetzung; Beobachtungen zu einzelnen Buchern der Septuaginta. Erganzt werden diese Beitrage durch eine Einfuhrung in die neue wissenschaftliche variation des sog. Lukianischen Textes der Septuaginta. Die Autorinnen und Autoren der Beitrage sind: Anneli Aejmelaeus, Gottingen/Helsinki; Ralph Brucker, Hamburg; James Cowey, Heidelberg; Cornelis G. den Hertog, Kampen; Natalio Fernandez Marcos, Madrid; Michael Konkel, Bonn; Arie van der Kooij, Leiden; Siegfried Kreuzer, Wuppertal; Michael Pfrommer, Trier; Annette von Stockhausen, Erlangen; Kristin De Troyer, Claremont; Knut Usener, Wuppertal.

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Download E-books Freyja - The Great Goddess of the North (Lund Studies in History of Religions) PDF

By Britt-Mari Nasstrom

Freyja is a cautious exploration into the character of the nice Goddess and the previous Norse pantheon, utilizing the instruments of literature, archaeology, linguistics, and the works of historians of faith. via a comparative research, Britt-Mari Näsström produces a multi-faceted photograph of Freyja, the enigmatic Goddess, that's either complicated and compelling.

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Download E-books Theological Method: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for the Perplexed) PDF

By Paul L. Allen

Theological approach: A consultant for the Perplexed is a booklet that introduces the reader to the perform of doing theology. It offers a ancient survey of key figures and ideas that endure on an knowing of inauspicious methodological concerns in Christian theology. starting with an outline of philosophical topics that impact the best way theology is completed this day, it summarizes some of the theological tools deployed by way of theologians and church buildings over millennia of Christian inspiration. The ebook uncovers styles within the theological job of concerning biblical texts with ideals and doctrines, in keeping with traditionally conditioned theological and cultural priorities.

The book's highlights contain a dialogue of Augustine's epoch-making De doctrina Christiana. additionally receiving shut realization is the connection among philosophy and theology throughout the heart a long time, the which means of sola scriptura for the Protestant Reformers, the equipment of key interpreters of doctrine within the 19th century and the theological priorities of the 'Radical Orthodoxy' circulate.

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Download E-books Can God Be Trusted?: Faith and the Challenge of Evil PDF

In a global riddled with unhappiness, malice and tragedy, what cause can we have for believing in a benevolent God? during this e-book, John Stackhouse explores how nice thinkers have grappled with this question--from Buddha, Confucius, Augustine, Hume and Luther to C. S. Lewis. He means that might be rather than asking the query, "Why does God enable evil and suffering," we must always as a substitute ask "Can God be depended on to be stable and do stable, even if appearances are strongly to the contrary?" with no disregarding the intense difficulties posed by way of a God who permits incurable illnesses, average failures and mindless crimes to convey distress into our lives, Stackhouse boldly affirms that this global is the area we really want. ultimately, he issues to Christian revelation which delivers the transformation of soreness into pleasure because the top advisor to God's dealings with the area.

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