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Development of Catholic Doctrine: Evolution, Revolution, or an Organic Process? By Dave Armstrong
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C.S. Lewis, the famous Anglican writer, once wrote: "The very possibility of progress demands that there should be an unchanging element . . . the positive historical statements made by... More > Christianity have the power . . . of receiving, without intrinsic change, the increasing complexity of meaning which increasing knowledge puts into them" ("God in the Dock," Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, MI, 1970, 44-47). Doctrine clearly develops within Scripture ("progressive revelation"). Examples: doctrines of the afterlife, the Trinity, the Messiah (eventually revealed as God the Son), the Holy Spirit (Divine Person in the New Testament), the equality of Jews and Gentiles, bodily resurrection, sacrifice of lambs evolving into the sacrifice of Christ, etc. This book serves as an introduction to the notion of doctrinal development, written from a popular lay apologetics standpoint.< Less
Development of Catholic Doctrine: Evolution, Revolution, or an Organic Process? By Dave Armstrong
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C.S. Lewis, the famous Anglican writer, once wrote: "The very possibility of progress demands that there should be an unchanging element . . . the positive historical statements made by... More > Christianity have the power . . . of receiving, without intrinsic change, the increasing complexity of meaning which increasing knowledge puts into them" ("God in the Dock," Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, MI, 1970, 44-47). Doctrine clearly develops within Scripture ("progressive revelation"). Examples: doctrines of the afterlife, the Trinity, the Messiah (eventually revealed as God the Son), the Holy Spirit (Divine Person in the New Testament), the equality of Jews and Gentiles, bodily resurrection, sacrifice of lambs evolving into the sacrifice of Christ, etc. This book serves as an introduction to the notion of doctrinal development, written from a popular lay apologetics standpoint.< Less
Development of Catholic Doctrine: Evolution, Revolution, or an Organic Process By Dave Armstrong
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C.S. Lewis, the famous Anglican writer, once wrote: "The very possibility of progress demands that there should be an unchanging element . . . the positive historical statements made by... More > Christianity have the power . . . of receiving, without intrinsic change, the increasing complexity of meaning which increasing knowledge puts into them" ("God in the Dock," Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, MI, 1970, 44-47). Doctrine clearly develops within Scripture ("progressive revelation"). Examples: doctrines of the afterlife, the Trinity, the Messiah (eventually revealed as God the Son), the Holy Spirit (Divine Person in the New Testament), the equality of Jews and Gentiles, bodily resurrection, sacrifice of lambs evolving into the sacrifice of Christ, etc. This book serves as an introduction to the notion of doctrinal development, written from a popular lay apologetics standpoint.< Less
Leviathan By Thomas Hobbes
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Hobbes attempts an analysis of society from first principles, beginning with Man and the Senses. He develops this in a sequence of definitions (for example: Imagination is "nothing but decaying... More > sense" and is the same as Memory). He points out the Necessity of Definitions, which is a hint that he is attempting an axiomatisation of political philosophy in line with the programme of geometry. He defines various passions in an unsentimental way: e.g. "But whatsoever is the object of any man's appetite or desire, that is it which he for his part calleth good; and the object of his hate and aversion, evil; and of his contempt, vile and inconsiderable. For these words of good, evil, and contemptible are ever used with relation to the person that useth them: there being nothing simply and absolutely so; nor any common rule of good and evil to be taken from the nature of the objects themselves…".< Less
Leviathan or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civill By Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury
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In Part I, Hobbes attempts an analysis of society from first principles, beginning with Man and the Senses. He develops this in a sequence of definitions (for example: Imagination is "nothing... More > but decaying sense" and is the same as Memory). He points out the Necessity of Definitions, which is a hint that he is attempting an axiomatisation of political philosophy in line with the programme of geometry. He defines various passions in an unsentimental way: e.g. "But whatsoever is the object of any man's appetite or desire, that is it which he for his part calleth good; and the object of his hate and aversion, evil; and of his contempt, vile and inconsiderable. For these words of good, evil, and contemptible are ever used with relation to the person that useth them: there being nothing simply and absolutely so; nor any common rule of good and evil to be taken from the nature of the objects themselves…< Less
The Plain Truth About God:A Brief History of What Went Wrong With Western Religion! By Allan W Janssen
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A fascinating book about religion and the search for God throughout human history. The first part of the book covers a history of human development and how religion began. The second part of the... More > book shows how religion was used for earthly purposes and politics overcame faith. This is not a dry textbook but a vital exploration of the human condition, and our search for spiritual relevance.< Less
A Spiritual History of the Western Tradition By Rabbi Barry Albin
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This book shows the development of the Western Tradition from Primitive Judaism through the Hebrew Roots Movement. Prepare to have your dogmas challenged.
Legend of the F.O.C. (Followers of Christ - A Guidebook for the Spiritually Handicapped) By E.S. Whitmore
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Are you ready to go beyond the limitations of "The Secret"? Are you seeking a closer relationship with God? Are you weary of the material world and bored with traditional religious dogma? ... More > Are you ready to receive the peace, abundance and joy promised to all by God and Jesus Christ? Legend of the F.O.C. addresses these issues head on. It delves into the true meaning of Christianity, rejecting the term "Christian" and adopting, instead, F.O.C. or Followers of Christ. Drawing from life experiences, the author describes how she overcame her own spiritual handicap to transform her life. Comparing modern day belief (or disbelief) in spiritual abilities like healing and prophecy to the miracles performed by Jesus Christ, Legend uses the Bible to substantiate and support "New Age" belief. Chapters include: *Directions for Effective Prayer *Discerning Negative Energy *Relieving Depression *Inspiring Stories of Prophecy and Prayer< Less
Original Facelessness By P.V.S. SURYANARAYANA RAJU
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The original face of human is consciousness which is formless. He is expected to respond spontaneously to the life situation. But we respond according to an idea, dogma, which is reaction rather than... More > response. All faces are borrowed and we have many faces, many personalities. Human is polypsychic, he behaves in one way in office with boss, he behave differently with wife and children and he behave in totally different manner with other relations in society. We develop multiple masks suitable for various life situations. We are not a holistic.< Less
Human and Machine Systems Analysis By Ashok Sharma
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The book discusses the art of system development to equip developer and the user community create more robust and quality systems that are easier to maintain. As the development process is shrouded... More > in technical, intricate, and mystical details & dogmas, an Evangelical leadership among team members is suggested throughout. The down to earth approach of spirituality at work is seamlessly incorporated into each chapter while emphasizing ethical values and virtues for the work culture in organization. It is written for present student’s and manager’s standpoint to help them understand thoroughly the value of team work & the oneness of thought and action amidst diversity. The book can be considered as practical life-guide at work.Throughout the book, great emphasis is placed on “Thinking and understanding of Systems and Life” as both are equally important..The book helps in changing habits for imbibing ethical and moral values for individual benefit, leading to organizational development.< Less