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When A Lie Is Not A Sin

Author : Rabbi Dennis S. Ross
ISBN : 9781580238588
Genre : Religion
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Is omitting the truth the same as lying? Why is lying OK when life is at stake? This provocative yet compassionate look at religion and truthfulness draws on the Hebrew Bible to address ethical decision making and distinctions surrounding common but complicated personal situations.

Starting Right

Author : Kenda Creasy Dean
ISBN : 0310234069
Genre : Religion
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Starting Right: Thinking Theologically About Youth Ministry is the first academic textbook that introduces youth ministry students (whether undergraduate or graduate level) to a marriage of solid research, real life, and accessible design. Whereas most college-level texts may reflect a thorough (though impenetrable) mastery of the field, they tend to expect readers to plow through unnecessarily thick prose and bland design because 'it's good for them.' Youth Specialties doesn't agree. In this debut title to a continuing academic book line, college and seminary students will be introduced to real-life research, real-life youth ministry dilemmas, and real-life solutions.Contributing writers represent a spectrum of Christian Education thought and practice, as well as widespread recognition in their field...transdenominational, yet the perfect background to ministry in any denomination or ministry organizationThis text includes thorough indexes, design, and graphics that compel readers from page to page (now that's a first for a college text!); organization that permits professors to use any part of the text, in any order, rather than plod through the entire book from beginning to end; a perfect primary text that gives students a rich, academic, and readable (though not 'popular') grasp of every aspect of youth ministry a typical Intro course touches, while also serving as an ideal secondary text.

All Politics Is Religious

Author : Dennis Sidney Ross
ISBN : 9781594733741
Genre : Religion
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A practical and empowering resource, this book provides ideas and strategies for expressing a clear, forceful and progressive religious point of view that is all too often overlooked and under-represented in public discourse.

God In Our Relationships

Author : Dennis Sidney Ross
ISBN : 9781580231473
Genre : Religion
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An inspirational introduction to Buber's I and Thou, showing the dynamic possibilities of spirituality between us. Examples from Ross's own life-as a hospital chaplain, social worker, congregational rabbi, father, and husband-illustrate Buber's notoriously difficult-to-understand ideas about how we encounter God and each other.

Freud S Moses

Author : Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi
ISBN : 0300057563
Genre : Psychology
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Winner of the 1992 National Jewish Book Award, this provides insights into Freud's feelings toward his own Judaism. Yerushalmi analyzes Freud's intentions in writing Moses and Monotheism, presenting the work as Freud's psychoanalytic history of the Jews, Jewdaism and the Jewish psyche.


Author : Will Self
ISBN : 9780857861016
Genre : Bibles
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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.

The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Author : Geoffrey W. Bromiley
ISBN : 0802837859
Genre : Reference
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A comprehensive biblical reference includes a wide range of articles about people, places, customs, events, religious concepts, and philosophical ideas mentioned in the Scriptures

Spinoza Theological Political Treatise

Author : Jonathan Israel
ISBN : 1139463616
Genre : Philosophy
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Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise (1670) is one of the most important philosophical works of the early modern period. In it Spinoza discusses at length the historical circumstances of the composition and transmission of the Bible, demonstrating the fallibility of both its authors and its interpreters. He argues that free enquiry is not only consistent with the security and prosperity of a state but actually essential to them, and that such freedom flourishes best in a democratic and republican state in which individuals are left free while religious organizations are subordinated to the secular power. His Treatise has profoundly influenced the subsequent history of political thought, Enlightenment 'clandestine' or radical philosophy, Bible hermeneutics, and textual criticism more generally. It is presented here in a translation of great clarity and accuracy by Michael Silverthorne and Jonathan Israel, with a substantial historical and philosophical introduction by Jonathan Israel.

Mercer Dictionary Of The Bible

Author : Watson E. Mills
ISBN : 0865543739
Genre : Religion
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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

The God Delusion

Author : Richard Dawkins
ISBN : 9781784161927
Genre : Atheism
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The God Delusion caused a sensation when it was published in 2006. Within weeks it became the most hotly debated topic, with Dawkins himself branded as either saint or sinner for presenting his hard-hitting, impassioned rebuttal of religion of all types. His argument could hardly be more topical. While Europe is becoming increasingly secularized, the rise of religious fundamentalism, whether in the Middle East or Middle America, is dramatically and dangerously dividing opinion around the world. In America, and elsewhere, a vigorous dispute between 'intelligent design' and Darwinism is seriously undermining and restricting the teaching of science. In many countries religious dogma from medieval times still serves to abuse basic human rights such as women's and gay rights. And all from a belief in a God whose existence lacks evidence of any kind. Dawkins attacks God in all his forms. He eviscerates the major arguments for religion and demonstrates the supreme improbability of a supreme being. He shows how religion fuels war, foments bigotry and abuses children. The God Delusion is a brilliantly argued, fascinating polemic that will be required reading for anyone interested in this most emotional and important subject.

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