By Anne-Christine Hornborg
By Callum G. Brown
Becoming Atheist explores how humans of the sixties' iteration have come to reside their lives as though there's no God. It tells the lifestyles narratives of these from Britain, Western Europe, the USA and Canada who got here from Christian, Jewish and different backgrounds to be with no religion. in accordance with interviews with eighty five humans born in 18 nations, Callum Brown exhibits how gender, ethnicity and youth form how members lose religion.
This booklet strikes from statistical and wide cultural research to take advantage of frank, funny and infrequently harrowing own testimony. turning into Atheist exposes people's position in renegotiating their very own identities, and fashioning an earthly and humanist tradition for the Western world.
By Walter Earl Fluker,Ingrid Saunders Jones,Walter E. Massey
Walter Earl Fluker
Shirley Ann Jackson
James A. Joseph
Walter E. Massey
“Educating moral Leaders for the Twenty-First Century is a prescient choice of essays written by way of extraordinary leaders in academia, legislations, drugs, and modern tradition. The essayists offer considerate and not easy examples of moral dilemmas dealing with leaders and groups within the many years forward. it truly is attention-grabbing and a privilege to observe as those striking leaders grapple with the ‘issues of integrity, empathy, and desire as ethical indices for moral leadership.’ A must-read for an individual getting ready for or exercise management within the twenty-first century.”
—Debra Harden, expert improvement Director, Georgia university Superintendents Association
Walter Earl Fluker is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of moral management and the editor of The Howard Thurman Papers venture at Boston collage college of Theology. he's writer of moral management: the search for personality, Civility, and neighborhood (2009) and editor of The Papers of Howard Washington Thurman, quantity 1: My humans desire Me (2009) and quantity 2, “Christian, Who Calls Me Christian?” (2012).
By Robert L. Winzeler
By River Higginbotham,Joyce Higginbotham
A complete advisor to a growing to be spiritual movement
If you must learn Paganism in additional element, this booklet is where to begin. in response to a path in Paganism that the authors have taught for greater than a decade, it really is jam-packed with routines, meditations, and dialogue questions for crew or person study.
This ebook provides the elemental basics of Paganism. It explores what Pagans are like; how the Pagan sacred yr is prepared; what Pagans do in ritual; what magick is; and what Pagans think approximately God, worship, human nature, and ethics.
- For those who find themselves exploring their very own spirituality, or who need a sturdy booklet to offer to non-Pagan relatives and friends
- A hands-on studying instrument with magickal workings, meditations, dialogue questions, and magazine exercises
- Offers in-depth dialogue of ethics and magick
By Barbara Brown Taylor
The well known and cherished Christian preacher and New York Times bestselling writer of An Altar within the World recounts her relocating discoveries of discovering the sacred in unforeseen areas whereas educating the world’s religions to undergraduates in Baptist-saturated rural Georgia, revealing how God delights in confounding our expectations.
Christians are taught that God is everywhere—a guideline that's relevant to Barbara Brown Taylor’s existence and religion. In Holy Envy, she maintains her religious trip, considering the myriad methods she encountered God outdoor of the church whereas instructing a faculty path at the world’s religions.
In her interfaith category, Barbara introduces her scholars to different spiritual traditions and accompanies them on box journeys to numerous venues of worship. either she and her scholars examine and debate how the data and insights they've got won elevate very important questions about trust, and discover how assorted practices relate to their very own religion. encouraged by means of those highbrow and non secular discussions, Barbara turns once more to the Bible for counsel, to determine what secrets and techniques lay buried there.
Throughout Holy Envy, Barbara weaves jointly tales from her school room with reflections on how her personal religious trip has been challenged and renewed by means of connecting with humans of alternative traditions—and through assembly God in her communion with them.
At the guts of her odyssey is her belief in God and information that God is usually along with her. Barbara contends that it's the Lord who pushes her past her cozy barriers and demands her to "disown" her model of the divine—a switch that eventually deepens her dating with either the realm and with God.
By Carol Thysell
By Dr. Jerry Gibson
autobiography of Jerry Gibson, a guy who has devoted his lifestyles to God’s provider. This
publication exhibits us how Jerry used to be referred to as to Ghana, West Africa to direct the founding of
Ghana Christian university. those who got here after him searched for the easiest land for
construction the varsity. He recruited a college and enrolled scholars. Thirty-seven years
later Ghana Christian university turned Ghana Christian collage. Its new campus was
inaugurated in the summertime of 2003. The ebook will deliver either pleasure and tears as Jerry
stocks the tricky instances he and his relations continued. via all of it Jerry provides us his
personal account of Christ’s plentiful mild and love at paintings in his existence. i'm hoping you enjoy
reading Angels In Africa up to i've got. After studying Jerry’s publication I recommend
sharing it with a pal or loved one in order that Christ’s mild and love may perhaps reach
out to all people.
Victor W. Pearn
February 24, 2004
By The Arthur Waley Estate
The genuine Tripitaka supplies an account of the 7th century pilgrim's adventures, non secular and fabric, either in India and after his go back to China. additionally the ebook comprises an account of a jap pilgrim's stopover at to China within the 9th century, which describes the Wu-t'ai Shan, China's great spot of Pilgrimage, and an eye-witness's account of the good persecution of Buddhism in 842-845 A.D.
By Rob Warner
Secularization and Its Discontents offers an illuminating evaluate of significant present debates within the sociology of faith, exploring altering styles of spiritual perform within the West in past times one hundred fifty years. reading classical secularization conception in addition to changed types that permit for distinction among nationwide and social contexts, Rob Warner additionally explores the proposed post-secularization paradigm, in addition to its shut offshoot, rational selection concept. probabilities for a religious revolution and the feminisation of faith are scrutinised, and in addition theories of the sturdiness of conservative faith. the writer is going directly to boost a brand new interpretation of resilient faith from an research of twenty first century traits in spiritual participation. those are labeled as entrepreneurial and experiential-therapeutic, earlier than the quantity eventually focuses upon person identification development via self reliant non secular consumption.
This ebook presents a transparent and penetrating assessment of theoretical frameworks and develops a brand new theoretical synthesis derived from clean exam of empirical facts, and should be of curiosity to lecturers and scholars in non secular reviews, functional theology and the sociology of religion.