• Sharing Friendship: Exploring Anglican Character, Vocation, by John B. Thomson

    By John B. Thomson

    Sharing Friendship represents a post-liberal method of ecclesiology and theology generated out of the historical past, practices and traditions of the Anglican Church. Drawing at the theological ethics of Stanley Hauerwas, this ebook explores the way in which friendship for the stranger emerges from contextually grounded mirrored image and conversations with modern Anglican theologians in the English culture, together with John Milbank, Oliver O’Donovan, Rowan Williams, Daniel Hardy and Anthony Thiselton. keeping off summary definitions of personality, project or friendship, John Thomson explores how the historical past of the English Church displays a theology of friendship and the way discipleship within the New testomony, the functionality of worship, and the form of Anglican ecclesiology are congruent with one of these theology. The publication concludes by means of rooting the topic of sharing friendship in the self-emptying kenotic functionality of Jesus’ undertaking, and appears at demanding situations to the nature of latest Anglican ecclesiology represented by way of secularization and globalization in addition to through arguments over acceptable new tasks akin to clean Expressions.

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  • Rompre avec les croyances et oser la vie ! (French Edition) by Frédérique Badoux

    By Frédérique Badoux

    l. a. faith, censée mettre un baume sur les drames de l. a. vie et donner un sens à celle-ci, ne serait-elle, en fin de compte, qu'une cage pour les esprits ?

    L'auteure discover ici, à travers les expériences vécues, les tenants et aboutissants du système de croyances dans lequel elle a grandi, l'Eglise chrétienne d'origine américaine dite des "Mormons".
    Non seulement, elle démystifie los angeles faith en query, mais elle reveal le conditionnement émotionnel et psychological qui peut s'installer subrepticement jusqu'à ce le moindre point de los angeles vie soit versioné par les principes religieux, que le fonctionnement de l'Eglise l'emporte sur toute constitution sociale et légale, et que l'obéissance aux doctrines et los angeles loyauté envers les autorités religieuses se superposent à los angeles conscience.

    L'auteure explique ensuite pourquoi et remark elle a entamé un processus de récupération de sa vie, de ses pensées et émotions, une véritable libération qui peut inspirer tous ceux dont l'esprit et le corps sont minés par de tels conditionnements, ainsi que ceux qui désirent les éviter.

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  • Kierkegaard's Writings, X, Volume 10: Three Discourses on by Søren Kierkegaard,Edna H. Hong,Howard V. Hong

    By Søren Kierkegaard,Edna H. Hong,Howard V. Hong

    Three Discourses on Imagined Occasions used to be the final of 7 works signed through Kierkegaard and released concurrently with an anonymously authored better half piece. Imagined Occasions either enhances and stands not like Kierkegaard's pseudonymously released Stages on Life's Way.

    the 2 volumes not just have a chronological relation yet deal with the various related particular subject matters. the 1st of the 3 discourses, "On the party of a Confession," facilities on stillness, ask yourself, and one's look for God--in distinction to the speechmaking on erotic love in "In Vino Veritas," half one in all Stages. the second one discourse, "On the party of a Wedding," enhances the second one a part of Stages, during which pass judgement on William gives you a panegyric on marriage. The 3rd discourse, "At a Graveside," sharpens the moral and non secular earnestness implicit in Stages's "'Guilty'/'Not Guilty'" and completes this collection.

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  • Frithjof Schuon and the Perennial Philosophy by Harry Oldmeadow,William Stoddart

    By Harry Oldmeadow,William Stoddart

    this is often the 1st accomplished examine of the highbrow and religious message of world-renowned thinker Frithjof Schuon (1907-1998), the most important spokesman of the “Perennialist” or “Traditionalist” institution of comparative non secular suggestion. meant essentially as an introductory advisor to Schuon’s writings, Harry Oldmeadow’s publication makes a speciality of Schuon’s exposition of metaphysics and the “transcendent cohesion of religions”, his presentation of the non secular traditions of East and West (including the religious history of the yank Indians), his criticism of the trendy global, and his perspectives on sacred paintings and wonder. additionally integrated is an evaluate of Schuon's paintings and poetry, as good as his insights on prayer and advantage within the non secular existence. This ground-breaking paintings presents the overall reader with a coherent and systematic account of the Perennial Philosophy and covers all features of Schuon’s work.

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  • V6 The Life and Teachings of the Father of Modern Humanism: by John Dietrich,Douglas Peary

    By John Dietrich,Douglas Peary

    John Hassler Dietrich lived from 1878 to 1957. He all started his ministry as an Orthodox Christian Minister, turned a reasonable Christian, reasonable Christian Unitarian, clinical Naturalist after which referred to as his teachings Humanism. He grew to become a Humanist Minister in approximately 1911 within the Unitarian Church of Spokane, Washington, after which in the beginning Unitarian in Minneapolis, Minnesota from 1916 to the 1940's. He stated "The ideally suited discovery of the a long time is that the Universe is ruled via usual legislation instead of by means of a Deity." and " the entire Orthodox Christian church this present day spending its time in attempting to propitiate a God who's now not indignant, to save lots of souls that aren't misplaced, that they could input a heaven that doesn't exist, expending its energies alongside incorrect channels towards matters which are solely Imaginary.” additionally, “Those who locate Humanism’s proposal of faith with no God absurd, haven't been in a position to sound the depths of its mystic that means. those that too simply stigmatize its devotion to cause and fact as chilly and meaningless omit its profound name to existence and goal. Our sojourn the following turns into a wonder-awakening romance, a pilgrimage via mysteries and marvels, and as we stroll jointly, comforting one another, inspiring one another, supporting one another, loving one another, our hearts burn inside of us.” In 2016 the Minneapolis Unitarian Society is Celebrating a hundred years as a Humanist Society. there were many Humanists because that point yet not anyone has laid out extra Humanist values than Dietrich. He spoke to many hundreds of thousands of individuals dwell, and at the radio, wrote over 1500 shows, and copies have been disbursed internationally. He grew to become often called the daddy of non secular Humanism. His writings exhibit that he used to be an earthly Humanist chief and so I, Rev. Douglas okay. Peary, Editor, name him the daddy of all sleek Humanism.

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  • Verspottet, geachtet, geliebt - die Frauen der Reformatoren: by Ursula Koch

    By Ursula Koch

    Wäre das Streitgespräch zwischen Luther und Zwingli anders verlaufen, wenn Käthe gekocht hätte? Wurde die Pest in Genf wirklich von Hexen verbreitet? Wie warfare es möglich, in Straßburg 2.500 Flüchtlinge aus dem Bauernkrieg unterzubringen? Der Blick der Frauen der Reformatoren wurde bisher wenig berücksichtigt. Hier kommen sie miteinander ins Gespräch und lassen die Reformationszeit lebendig werden.
    Nach eingehender Recherche und mit viel Einfühlungsvermögen in die damalige Zeit lässt Ursula Koch auf der Grundlage historischer Quellen die Frauen ihre Geschichten erzählen. Manches historische Ereignis erscheint so in neuem Licht. Zu Wort kommen Käthe Luther, Katharina Melanchthon, Anna Zwingli, Katharina Zell, Elisabeth Cruciger, Idelette Calvin, Wibrandis Rosenblatt sowie Argula von Grumbach und eine Anhängerin von Thomas Müntzer.

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  • Religious Epiphanies Across Traditions and Cultures by James Kellenberger

    By James Kellenberger

    This publication explores non secular epiphanies during which there's the looks of God, a god or a goddess, or a manifestation of the divine or non secular truth as acquired in human event. Drawing upon the scriptures of assorted traditions, ancillary non secular writings, mental and anthropological reports, in addition to stories of epiphanic stories, the booklet offers and examines epiphanies as they've got happened throughout worldwide non secular traditions and cultures, traditionally and as much as the current day. essentially delivering a examine of the good diversity of epiphanies of their out of the ordinary presentation, Kellenberger additionally explores matters that come up for epiphanies, comparable to the problem in their veridicality (whether they're actually of or from the divine) and the query of even if all epiphanies are of a similar spiritual reality.

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  • A Philosophical Anthropology of the Cross: The Cruciform by Brian Gregor

    By Brian Gregor

    What does the move, either as a old occasion and an emblem of non secular discourse, let us know approximately humans? during this provocative publication, Brian Gregor attracts jointly a hermeneutics of the self—through Heidegger, Gadamer, Ricoeur, and Taylor—and a theology of the cross—through Luther, Kierkegaard, Bonhoeffer, and Jüngel—to envision a phenomenology of the cruciform self. the result's a daring and unique view of what philosophical anthropology may well appear like if it took the scandal of the pass heavily rather than lowering it into common philosophical concepts.

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  • The Ground of Union: Deification in Aquinas and Palamas by A. N. Williams

    By A. N. Williams

    This publication makes an attempt to solve one of many oldest and bitterest controversies among the jap and Western Christian church buildings: specifically, the dispute concerning the doctrine of deification. A. N. Williams examines key thinkers, every one of whom is championed because the real spokesman of his personal culture and reviled through the opposite. Taking Aquinas as consultant of the West and Gregory Palamas for the East, she provides clean readings in their paintings that either reinterpret each one philosopher and express a space of commonality among them a lot more than has formerly been acknowledged.

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  • Natural Theology Reconfigured: Confucian Axiology and by Zhiqiu Xu

    By Zhiqiu Xu

    vintage common theology in its logical, rational, Aristotelian presentation has encountered an deadlock. because the Enlightenment, nature has ceased to be a necessary subject in theological discussions till a up to date revival of curiosity stemming from ecological and feminist matters. Provocatively transcending obstacles among Philosophy and Theology, old and modern, East and West, usual Theology Reconfigured revitalises the validity and relevancy of common Theology, a shipwrecked notion within the West, via japanese Confucian Axiology and American Pragmatism.

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