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Concepts of God in the Old and New Testaments by Ruth M. Levitsky

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Written in English


  • Ruth M. Levitsky,
  • Religion / Theology,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Religion

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Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL11814891M
ISBN 101419658654
ISBN 109781419658655

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Keith Ward's book "Concepts of God", which is also titled "Images of Eternity" when first published in the U.K., is a distillation of some of the key discussions in Ward's much larger four volume magnum opus on Comparative Theology (i.e. the academic discipline of comparing models of God across religions and across linguistic/cultural divides).5/5(2). Concepts of God in Africa is an incredibly profound and well referenced work, covering so many tribes and cultures across Africa that one cannot fail to lose count of all the examples given. It deals with basically al conceptions of God, attributes, worship, invocations, relation to other divinities, etc., and Mbiti offers a list of all the names of God in Africa with translations to English wherever possible.5/5(1). Among his influential books are God, Chance and Necessity, his exploration of the compatibility of a scientific worldview and the existence of a creator God, which was published to widespread critical acclaim in Also published by Oneworld are Ward's God, Faith and the New Millennium and In Defence of the Soul. We should probably start with the man himself. Your first book is Summa Theologiae, Questions on God edited by Brian Davies and Brian Leftow. Why have you chosen this? The volume is essentially the first quarter or so of Part One of Summa Theologiae, where Aquinas addressed the topic of the existence and nature of is the part of the book where Aquinas is approaching the question from.

God is a tough concept to explain to children, and this book helps a lot without introducing unwanted concepts from any particular religion. It was written by a Unitarian Universalist minister, and follows along with the Unitarian philosophy generally/5(). God Reference. : Though he could not accept all the tenets of the Oxford Groups, he was convinced of the need for moral inventory, confession of personality defects, restitution to those harmed, helpfulness to others, and the necessity of belief in and dependence upon God.; : In the fall of Fulton Oursler, then editor of Liberty, printed a piece in his magazine, called. In this book, the author considers the doctrine of ultimate reality - God - within five world religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism and Christianity. By closely studying an orthodox writer in each tradition, the author builds up "pictures" of God and uncovers a common core of belief.5/5(1). Jews have historically based much of their teachings on origins on the Book of Genesis in the Hebrew Scriptures. The creation stories in this book have traditionally been interpreted as describing how God created the world, sun, moon, stars, land, sea, plants, fish, and other species of .

Dr., Emeritus John Samuel Mbiti (born 30 November ) is a Kenyan-born Christian religious philosopher and writer. He is an ordained Anglican priest, and as of a canon. Born in Kenya, /5. The Book of God reads like a novel, dramatizing the sweep of biblical events, bringing to life the men and women of this ancient book in vivid detail and dialogue. From Abraham wandering in the desert to Jesus teaching the multitudes on a Judean hillside, this award-winning bestseller follows the biblical story in chronological order/5(). The concepts we discuss here are largely based on Vedanta, and accepted by most modern traditions (but, keep in mind, not all!). Hinduism begins simply by differentiating between matter and spirit. Spirit is understood within two main categories, namely; the individual self, or soul (the atman) the Supreme Self, or God (the paramatman). Conversations with God (CwG) is a sequence of books written by Neale Donald was written as a dialogue in which Walsch asks questions and God answers. The first book of the Conversations with God series, Conversations with God, Book 1: An Uncommon Dialogue, was published in and became a publishing phenomenon, staying on The New York Times Best Sellers List for : Neale Donald Walsch.