By James Brandon & Douglas Murray.
By Eusebius; Karl Mras, Édouard des Places
Praeparatio evangelica („Die Vorbereitung auf das Evangelium“; griechisch Εὐαγγελικὴ προπαρασκευή) ist der Titel eines vollständig erhaltenen, fünfzehnbändigen Werkes des christlichen Kirchenhistorikers und Bischofs Eusebius von Caesarea, das Anfang des vierten Jahrhunderts verfasst wurde. Es bildet zusammen mit der zwanzigbändigen, nur zur Hälfte erhaltenen Demonstratio evangelica („Die Offenbarwerdung des Evangeliums“) ein großes apologetisches Werk über das Christentum. Eusebius widmete beide Werke dem Bischof Theodotos von Laodikeia in Syrien.
By Jörg Rüpke
By Susan Wood
This publication examines in what methods and the way some distance medieval church buildings have been handled as goods of estate. It levels over such a lot of Western Europe, from beginnings within the past due Roman Empire and post-Roman kingdoms, into the Carolingian empire and its neighbours and successor states; and during the Gregorian reform, as much as the overdue 12th century while estate in church buildings used to be patchily outmoded via the canon-law correct of patronage.
By David Ramsay Steele
Atheism Explained explores the claims made either for and opposed to the lifestyles of God. at the professional aspect: that the wonders of the realm can in basic terms be defined via an clever writer; that the universe needed to begin someplace; telepathy, out-of-body studies, and different paranormal phenomena reveal the life of a spirit global; and that those that adventure God at once offer facts as actual as any actual discovering. After disputing those arguments via calm, cautious feedback, writer David Ramsay Steele offers the explanations why God can't exist: massive, appalling evils; the impossibility of omniscience; and the mindless idea that God is a considering brain and not using a mind. He additionally explores debatable issues comparable to clever layout, the facility of prayer, faith with out God, and no matter if a trust in God makes humans happier and more fit. Steele’s rational, easy-to-understand prose is helping readers shape their very own conclusions approximately this perpetually thorny subject.
By Jack T. Chick
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Here's how the Roman Catholic establishment, because the "Mother of Abominations" (Rev. 17), triggered many wars. this is often the e-book the Catholic press is afraid to mention.
Was the Vatican chargeable for international Wars I & II?
Why did Cardinal Pacelli (later to turn into Pope Pius VII) make a unique treaty with Adolph Hitler?
You'll meet the mummy OF ABOMINATIONS defined in Revelation 17.
By Francis J. Bremer
Written via a number one professional at the Puritans, this short, informative quantity deals a wealth of history in this key spiritual flow. This booklet strains the shaping, triumph, and decline of the Puritan global, whereas additionally analyzing the function of faith within the shaping of yankee society and the function of the Puritan legacy in American heritage.
Francis J. Bremer discusses the increase of Puritanism within the English Reformation, the fight of the reformers to purge what they seen because the corruptions of Roman Catholicism from the Elizabethan church, and the fight with the Stuart monarchs that resulted in a quick Puritan triumph below Oliver Cromwell. It additionally examines the hassle of Puritans who left England to set up a godly state in the United States. Bremer examines puritan theology, perspectives on kinfolk and group, their ideals in regards to the right courting among faith and public existence, the bounds of toleration, the stability among person rights and one's legal responsibility to others, and the level to which public personality will be formed through deepest spiritual trust.
By Jacob Needleman, Jean-Yves Leloup
One of many cache of codices and manuscripts came upon in Nag Hammadi, the Gospel of Thomas, not like the canonical gospels, doesn't include a story recording Christ's existence and prophecies. as a substitute it's a number of his teachings--what he truly stated. those 114 logia, or sayings, have been amassed by way of Judas Didymus Thomas, whom a few declare to be Jesus's closest disciple. No quicker used to be this gospel exposed from the sands of higher Egypt than students and theologians started to bury it anew in a number of conflicting interpretations and polemics. whereas a few say it's a hodgepodge from the canonical gospels, for others it's the resource textual content from which all of the gospel writers drew their fabric and concept.
In this new translation of the Gospel of Thomas, Jean-Yves Leloup indicates that the Jesus recorded by means of the "infinitely skeptical and infinitely believing" Thomas has a lot in universal with gnostics of non-dualistic colleges. Like them, Jesus preaches the arrival of a brand new guy, the genesis of the fellow of information. during this gospel, Jesus describes a trip from restricted to limitless awareness. The Jesus of Thomas invitations us to drink deeply from the good of information that lies inside of, no longer in order that we may perhaps develop into stable Christians yet so we might reach the self-knowledge that may make each one people, too, a Christ.
Jean-Yves Leloup is the founding father of the Institute of different Civilization reviews and the foreign collage of Therapists. His different books comprise the bestselling The Gospel of Mary Magdalene and The Gospel of Philip. He lives in France.