Past spiritual experiences and what made them joyful, hollow, or even painful. First published in 1998 by hyperion, SoulTypes is a valuable tool for individual growth and strategic planning for those in leadership roles in congregations and other faith-based organizations. Millions of people throughout the world turn to the Myers- Briggs Type Indicator™ to guide their career choices, improve their relationships, and resolve conflicts.
New spiritual paths that add fullness to life even in the midst of difficulties. Now, two experts in the field help readers discover: The approach to spirituality that is most natural for them.
A River Sutra
Conveys a world that is spiritual, foreign, and entirely accessible. Vanity Fair. Reading tour. With imaginative lushness and narrative elan, Mehta provides a novel that combines Indian storytelling with thoroughly modern perceptions into the nature of love--love both carnal and sublime, treacherous and redeeming.
Plurality and Ambiguity: Hermeneutics, Religion, Hope
In plurality and ambiguity, david tracy lays the philosophical groundwork for a practical application of hermeneutics, while constructing an innovative model of theological interpretation developed out of the notions of conversation and argument. He concludes with an appraisal of the religious significance of hope in an age of radically different voices and constantly shifting meanings.
Early Christian Worship: A Basic Introduction to Ideas and Practice: Second Edition
How did early christians see and understand their own worship? How did this interact with early Christian beliefs? The book has been brought up-to-date and revised, with some chapters rewritten and an updated bibliography. Paul F. He is the author or editor of several major books the search for the Origins of Christian Worship, Eucharistic Origins, The Study of Liturgy, Reconstructing Early Christian Worship, A Companion to Common Worship, volumes 1 and 2.
Early christian worship is a straightforward, readable introduction to worship in the first four centuries of the church's existence. Bradshaw is professor of liturgy at the University of Notre Dame, and priest-vicar of Westminster Abbey and a member of the Church of England Liturgical Commission.
The Idea of the Holy
Both author and translator make it clear that religion must accommodate both the numinous and the ethical, since the English translation first appeared in 1923, The Idea of the Holy Das Heitige, is a book which has established itself, which is fundamentally an inquiry into the non-rational, as a classic in the field of religious philosophy.
The author of the present book calls them the non-rational feelings, in a word of his choosing, the sense of the tremendous, the mysterious, the awful, or, the numinous. These emotions are, in the translator's summary; the feeling of the uncanny, or again, the thrill of awe or reverence, or of nothingness, of impotence, the sense of dependence, the feelings of religious rapture and exaltation.
. Before religion became morality touched with emotion it was the emotion itself, or a group of emotions, and it still is.
Central Things Worship Matters Augsburg Fortress
Lathrop's text has been revised to encompass new developments and directions suggested by this churchwide initiative and its provisional phase of development towards a new core worship resource. A revised and expanded edition of the 1994 classic. In the 10 years since this book was first published, the ELCA has been engaged in the multi-year Renewing Worship initiative.
Translating the Message: The Missionary Impact on Culture Revised, Expanded American Society of Missiology
Working with new insights on the influence that christian translations of Scriptures and catechisms into African languages had on cultural self-understanding, religious renewal, process, social awakening, reciprocity in mission, Sanneh shows that mission and translation were and continue to be integral parts of cultural renewal in the face of the relentless onslaught of imperialism in its classic and contemporary forms.
A Brief History of Sunday: From the New Testament to the New Creation
Readers of this book will rediscover the joy and excitement of Sunday as early Christians celebrated it and will find fresh, inspiring perspectives on Sunday amid our current culture of indifference and even hostility to Christianity. Finally, gonzález looks at the current state of things, exploring especially how the explosive growth of the church in the Majority World has affected the observance of Sunday worldwide.
He then recounts the long process, beginning in the Middle Ages and culminating with Puritanism, whereby Christians came to think of and strictly observe Sunday as the Sabbath. After discussing the views and practices relating to Sunday in the ancient church, González turns to Constantine and how his policies affected Sunday observances.
In this accessible historical overview of Sunday, noted scholar Justo González tells the story of how and why Christians have worshiped on Sunday from the earliest days of the church to the present.
Francis and Clare: The Complete Works The Classics of Western Spirituality Classics of Western Spirituality Paperback English and Latin Edition
Writing in the preface to this volume, john vaughn, sums up the relevance of Francis's and Clare's vision for today: "It Calls us to revitalizes our lives and those of others, Minister General of the Friars minor, and indeed to renew the very life of the Church in these times of crisis. ". Francis c. The book represents the first english translation based on the critical texts of the writings of Francis assembled by Kajetan Esser in his 1976 Opuscula des Heiligen Franziskus von Assisi, and the critical texts of Clare's writings done by Ignatio Omaechevarria.
Here for the first time in English the complete writings of both Francis and Clare have been brought together in one volume. 1182-1226, "the little poor Man" of Assisi, and Clare c. 1193-1254, "the clear one, " the woman who lived out his vision with heroic simplicity, together shaped the spirituality of early thirteenth-century Europe.
Each gathered communities of like-minded persons to live out a radical commitment to the Gospel message of poverty and in the process left a legacy that has captured the imagination of both believer and nonbeliever throughout the ages.
The Life of Saint Macrina
Saint macrina 327 - 370 was a major guiding force in the early development of monasticism and it was through her example that her brother, Saint Basil the Great, was inspired to establish one of the first monastic communities. This life, written by her other famous brother, Saint Gregory of Nyssa, is one of the masterpieces of Christian literature.
Biblical Greek Laminated Sheet Zondervan Get an A! Study Guides
Now there’s a better way! the zondervan get an a! study guides to Biblical Greek and Biblical Hebrew are handy, at-a-glance study aids ideal for last minute review, a quick overview of grammar, or as an aid in translation or sermon preparation. Instead, self-made crib sheets, it’s usually scattered throughout textbooks, and sticky-notes on their computer monitor.
The study guides are tied to Zondervan’s Basics of Biblical Greek and Basics of Biblical Hebrew. Each set contains four information-packed sheets that are laminated and three-hole-punched, making them both durable and portable. Students of biblical greek and hebrew may not know everything they need to know, but they do know there’s a lot they need to know! Whether studying for exams or translating passages of Scripture, students need critical information at their fingertips.