Rich with scenes from everyday life, the book dispel many stereotypes about this religion as they build a wide-ranging, nuanced portrait of a major new social movement. . The result is this vividly detailed book which provides the most comprehensive information available on Pentecostalism, the fastest-growing religion in the world.
How and why is christianity's center of gravity shifting to the developing world? To understand this rapidly growing phenomenon, Donald E. Miller and tetsunao yamamori spent four years traveling the globe conducting extensive on-the-ground research in twenty different countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and Europe.
In the Days of Caesar: Pentecostalism and Political Theology Sacra Doctrina: Christian Theology for a Postmodern Age
In the days of caesar is a constructive political theology formulated in sustained dialogue with the Pentecostal and charismatic renewal ― one of the most vibrant religious movements at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Secondly he aims to provoke pentecostals to reflect theologically from out of the depths of their own Pentecostalism rather than merely to adopt some framework for theological or political self-understanding.
Amos yong here argues that the many tongues, political, and gifts of renewal Christianity offer up new resources for thinking about how Christian community can engage and transform the social, practices, and economic structures of the world. Yong has three goals here. First he seeks to correct stereotypes of Pentecostalism, both political and theological.
Finally yong shows that a distinctively Pentecostal form of theological reflection is not a parochial activity but has constructive potential to illuminate Christian belief and practice. This book’s engagement with political theology from a Pentecostal perspective is the first of its kind.
The Desecularization of the World: Resurgent Religion and World Politics
Used book in Good Condition. The other six writers deal with particular aspects of the religious scene: george weigel, and Eastern Europe; Jonathan Sacks, Africa, with the evangelical Protestant upsurge not only in the Western world but also in Latin America, China, the Pacific rim, with Roman Catholicism;David Martin, with Jews and politics in the modern world; Abdullahi A.
Theorists of "secularization" have for two centuries been saying that religion must inevitably decline in the modern world. Seven leading cultural observers examine several regions and several religions and explain the resurgence of religion in world politics. Peter L. Berger opens with a global overview. This volume challenges the belief that the modern world is increasingly secular, showing instead that modernization more often strengthens religion.
An-na'im, with political islam in national politics and international relations; Grace Davie, with Europe as perhaps the exception to the desecularization thesis; and Tu Weiming, with religion in the People's Republic of China. But today, much of the world is as religious as ever.
The Shape of Practical Theology: Empowering Ministry with Theological Praxis
Anderson lays out his threefold goal as follows: to define more clearly the shape of practical theology as truly a theological enterprise rather than mere mastery of skills and methodsto demonstrate the praxis of practical theology as critical engagement with the interface between the word of God as revealed through Scripture and the work of God taking place in and through the church in the worldto deal with practical pastoral theology from the perspective of those who are on the "field of play" of life and ministry, The Shape of Practical Theology is aimed at seminary students, at Christian educators, where preaching, counseling and teaching does affect for many persons the outcome of the game Illuminated by stimulating discussion and helpful case studies, and at working pastors and counselors.
In this groundbreaking book ray anderson reflects theologically and practically on preaching, family, worship, ethics, therapy, social justice, homosexuality, burnout in ministry, reconciliation in relationships and theological education itself. The result is the shape of Practical Theology, a new and renewing foundation for engaging in Christian ministry.
Anderson's work, fascinating and fruitful, brings together the Word of God with the Spirit of God in the ever-changing context of real-life ministry. The result has been the impoverishment of both Christian faith and Christian practice. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Too often in the life of the church, theological reflection and the practical matters of leading and serving have been considered independently.
The Trinity, Practically Speaking
A robust understanding of the Trinity fosters a more full and transformed Christian life. God is no longer viewed as a distant judge removed from the sorrows of earthly existence. It also involves a life-transforming communion of divine love. This book takes readers on a guided tour of the logic leading to understanding God as a Trinity.
There are benefits involved in understanding God as a communion of persons, a circle of love. This point may not seem to be very significant until seen in the light of the basic premise of the entire Bible, namely, that only God can save Hosea 13:4. Used book in Good Condition. Salvation can be seen as more than mere forgiveness of sins.
. All three save. Three gods, or one, or three-in-one? since the word Trinity does not appear in the Bible, many people wonder whether the doctrine is anything more than an intellectual puzzle created by theologians. Used book in Good Condition. The father, the son, and the holy Spirit in the Bible and in Christian experience are all vital to the reality of salvation.
The Holiness-Pentecostal Tradition: Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century
Pentecostalism has grown beyond a mere passing 'movement'. Synan then chronicles the story of the spread of Pentecostalism around the world after the heady days of the Azusa Street awakening, with special attention given to the beginnings of the movement in those nations where Pentecostalism has become a major religious force.
Because of the explosive growth of the pentecostal movement in the last half of the century, Pentecostals and Charismatics now constitute the second largest family of Christians in the world after the Roman Catholic Church. And can now be seen as a major Christian 'tradition' alongside the Roman Catholic, Orthodox, and Reformation Protestant traditions.
The holiness-pentecostal Tradition will continue to be an important handbook for shaping our understanding of this phenomenon. Used book in Good Condition. He also examines the rise of various mainline-church charismatic movements that have their roots in Pentecostalism. Used book in Good Condition. The holiness pentecostal Tradition Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century.
Called "a pioneer contribution" by church history when it was first published in 1971 as The Holiness-Pentecostal Movement in the United States, this volume has now been revised and enlarged by Vinson Synan to account for the incredible changes that have occurred in the church world during the last quarter of the twentieth century.
Arminian Theology: Myths and Realities
In this book, roger olson sets forth classical Arminian theology and addresses the myriad misunderstandings and misrepresentations of it through the ages. The holiness pentecostal Tradition Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century. Irenic yet incisive, olson argues that classical Arminian theology has a rightful place in the evangelical church because it maintains deep roots within Reformational theology, even though it maintains important differences from Calvinism.
Myths addressed include: myth 1: arminian theology is the opposite of calvinist/reformed theology myth 2: a hybrid of calvinism and arminianism is possible myth 3: arminianism is not an orthodox evangelical Option Myth 4: The Heart of Arminianism Is Belief in Free Will Myth 5: Arminian Theology Denies the Sovereignty of God Myth 6: Arminianism Is a Human-Centered Theology Myth 7: Arminianism Is Not a Theology of Grace Myth 8: Arminians Do Not Believe in Predestination Myth 9: Arminian Theology Denies Justification by Grace Alone Through Faith Alone Myth 10: All Arminians Believe in the Governmental Theory of the Atonement Used book in Good Condition.
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TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking
Mariner. This is a must-read for anyone who is ready to create impact with their ideas. Used book in Good Condition. A must-read. Adam grant, chris anderson has shown how carefully crafted talks can be the key to unlocking empathy, Wharton professor and New York Times best-selling author of Give and Take and Originals Since taking over TED in 2001, spreading knowledge, and promoting a shared dream.
The holiness pentecostal Tradition Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century. Used book in Good Condition. New york times bestseller “Catnip for all the TED fans out there. Publishers weekly“The most insightful book ever written on public speaking. Done right, a talk can electrify a room and transform an audience’s worldview; it can be more powerful than anything in written form.
This “invaluable guide” publishers Weekly explains how the miracle of powerful public speaking is achieved, and equips you to give it your best shot. There is no set formula, but there are tools that can empower any speaker. Chris anderson has worked with all the ted speakers who have inspired us the most, and here he shares insights from such favorites as Sir Ken Robinson, Salman Khan, Monica Lewinsky and more — everything from how to craft your talk’s content to how you can be most effective on stage.
Renewal Theology: Systematic Theology from a Charismatic Perspective Three Volumes in One
Done in such a spirit, theology becomes a faithful and powerful witness to the living God. As theology, this work is an intellectual achievement. Mariner. Renewal theology deals with the full range of Christian truth from within the charismatic tradition. The holiness pentecostal Tradition Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century.
Renewal theology discusses: book one--god, and christian living - Book Three--The Church, the World, the Kingdom, the Holy Spirit, and Redemption - Book Two--Salvation, and Last Things. Previously published as three separate volumes, Renewal Theology represents the first exhaustive, balanced articulation of charismatic theology.
But it is much more than that. The author urges the church to undertake its task of theology in the proper spirit: - an attitude of prayer - a deepening sense of reverence - an ever-increasing purity of heart - a spirit of growing love - a theological approach rooted in the glory of God. Used book in Good Condition.
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The Complete Fairy Tales Penguin Classics
The holiness pentecostal Tradition Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century. Used book in Good Condition. George macdonald occupied a major position in the intellectual life of his Victorian contemporaries. Within this familiar imaginative landscape, his children's stories were profoundly experimental, questioning the association of childhood with purity and innocence, and the need to separate fairy tale wonder from adult scepticism and disbelief.
Used book in Good Condition. This volume brings together all eleven of his shorter fairy stories as well as his essay "The Fantastic Imagination". Penguin Books. The subjects are those of traditional fantasy: good and wicked fairies, children embarking on elaborate quests, and journeys into unsettling dreamworlds.
Immanuel in Our Place: Seeing Christ in Israel's Worship The Gospel According to the Old Testament
Mariner. This book provides fascinating insights into the Old Testament tabernacle and temple, the sacrifices, the priesthood, and festivals. More than that, sacred acts, it shows how Jesus is the fulfillment of Old Testament sacred space, sacred persons, and sacred time. Used book in Good Condition. An aid to pastors, teachers, and laymen in teaching and reading the Old Testament, this work will enrich our understanding of Christ and deepen our worship.
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