Faith, Hope & Love: Three Everlasting Virtues We Can't Live

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.70 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Type: Video This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 04 (2011). Figures 1 and 2 and Table 2 present findings employing structural equation models (SEM). Sam Knight, pastor of University Baptist Church. "The main theme of his speech was that people need a faith to live by, a self to live with and a cause to live for." Then he closes with personal notes. "I beseech you brethren, bear with the word of exhortation."

War and Christian Ethics: Classic and Contemporary Readings

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.20 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The pathos of Marxian spirituality is that it sees the qualified and determined character of all types of spirituality except its own. To say this is not to deny the fact that many of us have skeletons in our cupboards. Some feminists believe that a useful framework for consideration of these issues is to be found in the theological and the philosophical tradition of natural law ethics. Nothing is said about the sacraments or about their relationship to the authority of the Church.

Hospitality to the Stranger: Dimensions of Moral

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.77 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The focus of the survey was a sense of the work ethics of undergraduates, in their early years after graduating from college. This promise is one which specifically the Holy Spirit fulfills. Genuine forgiveness of the enemy requires a contrite recognition of the sinfulness of the self and of the mutual responsibility for the sin of the accused. Great novels, plays, poems, and films are good at helping us to reach empathic perceptions of particular people and situations by involving our intellect and emotion.

Christian Theology: An Introduction

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.13 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

I aim for this treatment to be both Christian and primarily positive, even though Ayn Rand was an atheist and outspokenly anti-Christian. He makes himself present as the only norm in every situation. “All things are lawful for me” (1 Cor 6:12; cf. The Sexual Person: Toward a Renewed Catholic Anthropology. I will be thoughtful and respectful to all retired ministers and, upon my retirement, I will support and love my pastor. No ministry can be faithful if it does not help people toward righteous living through the ethical challenges of our time.

Dirt Greed & Sex

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.49 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

It is only with an attitude of deep respect (Phil 7:12) that we can cooperate in the saving work of God. We expect that moral absolutism mediates the relationship of Conservative Protestantism and ethical decision-making criteria, but also that religiosity and Conservative Protestantism have direct effects on ethics in the workplace. Honesty: “This is the recognition of the fact that the unreal is unreal and can have no value, that neither love nor fame nor cash is a value if obtained by fraud. .. honesty. .. is the most profoundly selfish virtue man can practice: his refusal to sacrifice the reality of his own existence to the deluded consciousness of others” (FNI, 129; AS, 945).

Facing Terrorism: Responding as Christians

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 6.01 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The "sin" of Christian orthodoxy was translated into the imperfections of ignorance, which an adequate pedagogy would soon overcome. Reflecting on the natural realities of human nature and experience, she outlines a universally applicable justice ethic and undertakes to identify common ground upon which all persons of good will can reason together about moral perplexities relating to our interactions as embodied, gendered, sexual beings....

Defining Moments: When Choices Matter Most

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 6.46 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Concentrating first on the decision-making criteria models (on the left), and focusing on the religious variables, Model 1 shows that (net of the age, sex, education, income, marital status, race, and occupation control variables) greater religious service attendance and increased religious conservatism both predict increased likelihood of considering morally-principled, altruistic criteria (based on moral correctness, benefits to others, and benefits to the employer) in making difficult decisions at work.

Christian Ethics and Human Nature (John Albert Hall Lecture)

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.69 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Child marriage, shotgun weddings, and concubinage have all been part of our history. We are not now concerned to defend the Christian-theistic epistemology in opposition to non-Christian epistemology. A fine writer, a clear book, and well worth the pricey cost. And, under the Communist banner, they continued to march with giant strides across China and Korea and even now cast a black shadow over the borders of India, breathing threatening and slaughter with the spirit of Anti-Christ.

Intimacy Ignited: Discover the Fun and Freedom of

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.28 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

No one can really understand I Corinthians 13 without reading the entire book, because it is in the book itself that the new content of the new commandment is really defined. Christian universalism, therefore, represents a more impossible possibility than the universalism of Stoicism. Is the world as it is representative of how God intended it? According to graded absolutism, the universal commands of Scripture such as prohibitions against blasphemy, idolatry, adultery, murder, lying, and so forth are absolute, and these are binding on all men at all times and places.

Love Human and Divine: Reflections on Love, Sexuality, and

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.01 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Within this context McClendon uses the biblical concept of principalities and powers as an explanation for the human condition in a sinful world. The Fourth Gospel seems to understand neighbour love as love within the Johannine community, and the Johannine epistles as love within one's own narrower group.61 These various slants on Christian love may give rise to very different, even opposing, Christian ethical stances, so that blanket statements about love in the New Testament really lead nowhere. 24 The Bible and Christian ethics A similar critique will apply, finally, to Richard B.