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T3.Islam (eBook) By Ron Choong
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This is an evangelical Christian view of Islam that seeks to be accurate and fair to the faith of a billion devout theists. This book introduces Islam to Christians who are genuinely interested to... More > discover the rich geohistory, philosophies, beliefs, and practices of one of the most vibrant living faiths on earth. This is not a polemic between competing faiths. It is a sincere attempt to make sense of the message from the Angel Jibril that moved the Prophet Muhammad, PBUH, to risk everything to obey his maker. Learn about the making of the Quran and its influence on human culture. Read about the early encounters between Jews, Christians and Muslims in Africa and the Middle East. Find out why several Islamic sects also await the second coming of their own versions of the messiah. We close with a comparison between the doctrines of Islam and Christianity and invite every believer to seek common ground to begin a fruitful dialogue.< Less
T3: Hinduism & Buddhism (2012 eBook) By Ron Choong
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We are the only known creatures who live with the knowledge that we shall one day die. This sorrow of ceasing to exist fueled a global resurgence of spirituality during a six hundred-year period... More > known as the Axial Age (800-200 BC). This book introduces the two great wisdom philosophies of India Hinduism and Buddhism - for Christians. Learn of the histories, beliefs and practices of the Veda, the Vedanta, the epic philosophies of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, as well as the Theravada, Mahayana, Vajrayana and Engaged Buddhism. Think though the salvific implications of these religious philosophies for the Christian faith in this Decade of the Brain. Consciousness, emotions and memory sustain personality. Indeed the centers of our spiritual selves rely on the proper functioning of our brains. The religions of India have long understood the importance of mastering the mind in order to care for the body.< Less
PT3 (eBook, 2012) By Ron Choong
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This is the 3rd volume of Project Timothy's eLibrary. Each book of the NT is introduced according to the chronology of its publication. So we start with the Epistle of James. It covers the different... More > genres of writing and features biblical exegesis and hermeneutics in engagement with archaeology, the sciences, philosophy and historiography. This is an ideal book for Christians and unbelievers who seek a no nonsense examination of the New Testament for the 21st century. Written by an evangelical independent scholar, the contents are not beholden to any hidden agenda or denominational requirements. The only affirmation of the author is that the Bible is an inspired writing to guide the confessional follower of Jesus, the Christ. Visit us at www.actministry.org< Less
A Global History of Christianity 2 (PB, 2012) By Ron Choong
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This the 2nd of a four-volume global history of Christianity. Authority justifies power, but not vice-versa. When Jesus declared his authority from the Father, he expressed it without coercion. But... More > when secular power is expressed, it inevitably includes the coercive threat of punishment. Christendom in Europe was dominated by the flux between authority and power. Cooperation and competition between Church and State influenced the cultural climate of Europe with varying intensities. That meant life and death for ordinary people caught in the wrong place or wrong time or both. The formation of scholasticism added a fresh dimension to how faith in an invisible God may be understood by the written word. It was the secular powers who sponsored the arts of learning and this in turn led to the proximity between mercantilization, militarization and the missional enterprise.< Less
T3: Hinduism & Buddhism (2012 Paperback) By Ron Choong
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We are the only known creatures who live with the knowledge that we shall one day die. This sorrow of ceasing to exist fueled a global resurgence of spirituality during a six hundred-year period... More > known as the Axial Age (800-200 BC). This book introduces the two great wisdom philosophies of India Hinduism and Buddhism - for Christians. Learn of the histories, beliefs and practices of the Veda, the Vedanta, the epic philosophies of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, as well as the Theravada, Mahayana, Vajrayana and Engaged Buddhism. Think though the salvific implications of these religious philosophies for the Christian faith in this Decade of the Brain. Consciousness, emotions and memory sustain personality. Indeed the centers of our spiritual selves rely on the proper functioning of our brains. The religions of India have long understood the importance of mastering the mind in order to care for the body.< Less
T3.Islam (Paperback, 2011) By Ron Choong
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This is an evangelical Christian view of Islam that seeks to be accurate and fair to the faith of a billion devout theists. This book introduces Islam to Christians who are genuinely interested to... More > discover the rich geohistory, philosophies, beliefs, and practices of one of the most vibrant living faiths on earth. This is not a polemic between competing faiths. It is a sincere attempt to make sense of the message from the Angel Jibril that moved the Prophet Muhammad, PBUH, to risk everything to obey his maker. Learn about the making of the Quran and its influence on human culture. Read about the early encounters between Jews, Christians and Muslims in Africa and the Middle East. Find out why several Islamic sects also await the second coming of their own versions of the messiah. We close with a comparison between the doctrines of Islam and Christianity and invite every believer to seek common ground to begin a fruitful dialogue.< Less