God and the Between Book

God and the Between


  • Author : William Desmond
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-04-15
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470691656

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God and the Between Excerpt :

An original work which rethinks the question of God in a constructive spirit, drawing its conclusions by considering ideas received from both philosophy and religion. Makes an important new contribution to the ongoing scholarly debates surrounding the intersection of philosophy and religion Suggests that this junction is not just dictated by religion having to prove its credentials to rational philosophy, but that it is also a matter of philosophy wondering if religion is the ultimate partner in dialogue Includes discussion of a wide range of significant thinkers, both traditional and contemporary, such as Plotinus, Spinoza, Kant, Hegel, and Nietzsche and his successors Completes a trilogy of works by William Desmond, complementing its companion volumes, Being and the Between and Ethics and the Between.

The Land Between Book
Score: 4.5
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The Land Between


  • Author : Jeff Manion
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9780310329985

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The Land Between Excerpt :

Manion provides fresh biblical insight for people traveling through undesired transitions--foreclosure, unemployment, parents in declining health, postgraduate uncertainty, business failure--who are looking for hope, guidance, and encouragement. He asserts that life's transitions are there to remind Christians that God is present before, during, and after these periods.

Between God and Man Book

Between God and Man


  • Author : Abraham Heschel
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1997-10-21
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780684833316

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Between God and Man Excerpt :

More than just a comprehensive introduction to contemporary Judaism, BETWEEN GOD AND MAN is a theological tour-de-force by one of the great religious thinkers of the twentieth century. Through Biblical textual analysis, and with extensive references to the philosophy and literature of both the East and West, Abraham J. Heschel attempts to bridge the gap between the traditions of Eastern European Jewry and the scholarship of Western civilisation. Compiled by Professor Fritz A. Rothschild, BETWEEN GOD AND MAN is an invaluable guide to a deeper understanding of God and religion.

God and Nature Book

God and Nature


  • Author : ed LINDBERG
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 516
  • ISBN 10 : 0520056922

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God and Nature Excerpt :

Since the publication in 1896 of Andrew Dickson White's classic History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom, no comprehensive history of the subject has appeared in the English language. Although many twentieth-century historians have written on the relationship between Christianity and science, and in the process have called into question many of White's conclusions, the image of warfare lingers in the public mind. To provide an up-to-date alternative, based on the best available scholarship and written in nontechnical language, the editors of this volume have assembled an international group of distinguished historians. In eighteen essays prepared especially for this book, these authors cover the period from the early Christian church to the twentieth century, offering fresh appraisals of such encounters as the trial of Galileo, the formulation of the Newtonian worldview, the coming of Darwinism, and the ongoing controversies over ?scientific creationism.” They explore not only the impact of religion on science, but also the influence of science and religion. This landmark volume promises not only to silence the persistent rumors of war between Christianity and science, but also serve as the point of departure for new explorations of their relationship, Scholars and general readers alike will find it provocative and readable.

God and Difference Book

God and Difference


  • Author : Linn Marie Tonstad
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-10-05
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317383635

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God and Difference interlaces Christian theology with queer and feminist theory for both critical and constructive ends. Linn Marie Tonstad uses queer theory to show certain failures of Christian thinking about God, gender, and sexuality. She employs queer theory to dissect trinitarian discourse and the resonances found in contemporary Christian thought between sexual difference and difference within the trinity. Tonstad critiques a broad swath of prominent Christian theologians who either use queer theory in their work or affirm the validity of same-sex relationships, arguing that their work inadvertently promotes gendered hierarchy. This volume contributes to central debates in Christianity over divine and human personhood, gendered relationality, and the trinity, and provides original accounts of God, sexual difference, and Christian community that are both theologically rich and thoroughly queer.

The Beauty of the In Between Book

The Beauty of the In Between


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-03-20
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1733766707

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God in Between Book

God in Between


  • Author : Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
  • Publisher : Jewish Lights Publishing
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 1879045869

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God in Between Excerpt :

When two wise people leave their lonely, confused town to find out if God really does exist, they make an amazing discovery about where He can be found.

Between God   Green Book

Between God Green


  • Author : Katharine K. Wilkinson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-06-08
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199942855

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Despite three decades of scientists' warnings and environmentalists' best efforts, the political will and public engagement necessary to fuel robust action on global climate change remain in short supply. Katharine K. Wilkinson shows that, contrary to popular expectations, faith-based efforts are emerging and strengthening to address this problem. In the US, perhaps none is more significant than evangelical climate care. Drawing on extensive focus group and textual research and interviews, Between God & Green explores the phenomenon of climate care, from its historical roots and theological grounding to its visionary leaders and advocacy initiatives. Wilkinson examines the movement's reception within the broader evangelical community, from pew to pulpit. She shows that by engaging with climate change as a matter of private faith and public life, leaders of the movement challenge traditional boundaries of the evangelical agenda, partisan politics, and established alliances and hostilities. These leaders view sea-level rise as a moral calamity, lobby for legislation written on both sides of the aisle, and partner with atheist scientists. Wilkinson reveals how evangelical environmentalists are reshaping not only the landscape of American climate action, but the contours of their own religious community. Though the movement faces complex challenges, climate care leaders continue to leverage evangelicalism's size, dominance, cultural position, ethical resources, and mechanisms of communication to further their cause to bridge God and green.

Between God and the Sultan Book

Between God and the Sultan


  • Author : Knut S. Vikør
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 387
  • ISBN 10 : 0195223985

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Between God and the Sultan Excerpt :

The contrast between religion and law has been continuous throughout Muslim history. Islamic law has always existed in a tension between these two forces: God, who gave the law, and the state--the sultan--representing society and implementing the law. This tension and dynamic have created a very particular history for the law--in how it was formulated and by whom, in its theoretical basis and its actual rules, and in how it was practiced in historical reality from the time of its formation until today. That is the main theme of this book. Knut S. Vikor introduces the development and practice of Islamic law to a wide readership: students, lawyers, and the growing number of those interested in Islamic civilization. He summarizes the main concepts of Islamic jurisprudence; discusses debates concerning the historicity of Islamic sources of dogma and the dating of early Islamic law; describes the classic practice of the law, in the formulation and elaboration of legal rules and practice in the courts; and sets out various substantive legal rules, on such vital matters as the family and economic activity.

Martin Luther Book
Score: 5
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Martin Luther


  • Author : Richard Marius
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2000-11-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 10 : 9780674040618

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Martin Luther Excerpt :

Few figures in history have defined their time as dramatically as Martin Luther. And few books have captured the spirit of such a figure as truly as this robust and eloquent life of Luther. A highly regarded historian and biographer and a gifted novelist and playwright, Richard Marius gives us a dazzling portrait of the German reformer--his inner compulsions, his struggle with himself and his God, the gestation of his theology, his relations with contemporaries, and his responses to opponents. Focusing in particular on the productive years 1516-1525, Marius' detailed account of Luther's writings yields a rich picture of the development of Luther's thought on the great questions that came to define the Reformation. Marius follows Luther from his birth in Saxony in 1483, during the reign of Frederick III, through his schooling in Erfurt, his flight to an Augustinian monastery and ordination to the outbreak of his revolt against Rome in 1517, the Wittenberg years, his progress to Worms, his exile in the Wartburg, and his triumphant return to Wittenberg. Throughout, Marius pauses to acquaint us with pertinent issues: the question of authority in the church, the theology of penance, the timing of Luther's Reformation breakthrough, the German peasantry in 1525, Muntzer's revolutionaries, the whys and hows of Luther's attack on Erasmus. In this personal, occasionally irreverent, always humane reconstruction, Luther emerges as a skeptic who hated skepticism and whose titanic wrestling with the dilemma of the desire for faith and the omnipresence of doubt and fear became an augury for the development of the modern religious consciousness of the West. In all of this, he also represents tragedy, with the goodness of his works overmatched by their calamitous effects on religion and society.

The God Between Book

The God Between


  • Author : Freda Edis
  • Publisher : Penguin Mass Market
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN 10 : 0140195041

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The God Between Excerpt :

Mercury is often treated as a light-weight planet which overemphasizes the intellect and ignores the emotional side of life. By drawing on mythology and a series of compelling case histories, Freda Edis shows that it can be far more. People who feel stuck - endlessly repeating the same unsatisfactory patterns of behaviour - and need to confront the darker aspects of themselves can find inspiration in stories of Hermes's descent into the Underworld. His love affair with Venus, and the birth of their hermaphrodite child, has much to teach us about reconciling the male and female within ourselves. The God Between explores Mercury's role as Eternal Child, Rapist, Trickster, Traveller, Healer and Alchemist; his aspects to the other planets; and how he operates in the different houses and signs. Psychological astrology, it concludes, offers illumination to anyone who truly wants 'to walk the path of deeper self-knowledge.'.

The God Between Us Book

The God Between Us


  • Author : Lyn Brakeman
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-11-07
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781532694462

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Connecting. . .disconnecting. . .reconnecting So goes the ageless pattern of relationships. We love/hate, hurt/heal, fight/forgive and we turn to TV talk shows, therapists, friends, and books to help us understand our relationship problems. Lyn Brakeman, a therapist herself, looks to the stories of ancient Scripture for fundamental clues to healing our relationships. Using the Jewish interpretive storytelling technique known as midrash, she brings to life a God who is “in the middle of things.” Her unusual take on the God Between Us, the Great connector who reconnects us with the love and the faith to go on, takes lively form in six relationship studies—of mother/daughter, marriage partners, man/woman, mother/son, two men, and a group of women. Reflection questions at the end of each chapter add a rich dimension for individual or group use.

Between Israel and God Book

Between Israel and God


  • Author : Jacob Neusner
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 593
  • ISBN 10 : 9004116117

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Between Israel and God Excerpt :

The Halakhah embodies the complete Jewish Law, and contains commandments and guidelines for day-to-day living. The original commandments given by God to the Jewish people were enhanced by rabbis to offer a detailed framework to guide the lives of all Jews. In this complete, all-encompassing encyclopaedia of the Halakhah, the various laws are classified in such a way that a systematic and coherent structure is obtained. Each entry of the Halakhah is presented in a logical fashion. Where applicable, the original biblical wording is given, extended with literal abstracts from the Torah. Next, problems and questions that may arise from that law are stated and any additional information given. Finally, each entry gives comprehensive explanations and recommendations as to how these laws are to be observed in daily life - where to be and where not to be, what to do and what not to do, what to say and what not to say. The Halakhah, or standard Jewish Law, combines the Mishnah (about 200 CE), the Tosefta (about 300 CE), and the two Talmuds (about 400, 600 CE for the Land of Israel and Babylon, respectively). Volumes I and II contain entries pertaining to the Jewish people in relationship to God. Volume III explains how the Jewish people can restore and maintain their society in accordance with the Torah as it is explained by the rabbis. In Volumes IV and V of this study, we take up the life of the Jewish household in their encounter with God. The Encyclopaedic account therefore moves from regulating relationships between Israel and God to establishing stable and equitable relationships among Israelites and finally to actually living the Halakhah.

Between Man and God Book
Score: 4
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Between Man and God


  • Author : Martin Sicker
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 0313319049

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Between Man and God Excerpt :

Sicker attempts to deal with the awesome question, "Where was God at Auschwitz?" and with it some of the related central issues of Judaic thought and belief that have come under critical challenge. He argues that traditional non-dogmatic Judaic theology does not require radical revision but a sympathetic understanding of its assumptions and ideas and a desire to reformulate them in more modern terms.

Finding Darwin s God Book
Score: 4
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Finding Darwin s God


  • Author : Kenneth R. Miller
  • Publisher : Harper Perennial
  • Release Date : 2007-04-03
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 0061233501

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Finding Darwin s God Excerpt :

From a leading authority on the evolution debates comes this critically acclaimed investigation into one of the most controversial topics of our times