The main message of the book comprises the values of hope, imagination, and optimism of Christians and the church in the world.
The book, Letters from Apartheid Street: a Christian Peacemaker in Occupied Palestine, by Michael McRay, is a detailed account of experiences as part of the Christian Peacemaker Team over a period of three months in [...]
The most important insight that I got from the book "The Places you go" is that pastors should be flexible in both the way in which they deal with people and the means by which [...]
It is this and other key aspects of the Franciscan tradition that Short elaborates on such as the Franciscan embrace of poverty and the Humility of the Incarnation that reveals the author's stance on materialism, [...]
The author introduces the topics of the worldview and outlines the four elements of the Christian worldview beliefs, viz.creation, fall, redemption, and the consummation.
The book "The Household of God: Lecture on the Nature of the Church" written by Newbigin in 1953 explores the history of Christendom to understand and explain the meaning of the word 'church.' The author [...]
Intrigued by the failure of this paradigm, Carter explains that the model is a depiction of a poor imitation of the Church, distortion of the Gospel and treachery to the teachings of Jesus Christ.
The textbook, The Story of Christianity, Volume 1, gives a detailed account of church history, including the dominant historical figures and events, such as the Protestant Reformation, and the European socioeconomic forces that affected the [...]
He also examines the reformations that occurred in British and French territories, the Swiss Reformation, and the emergence of the Anabaptist movement in the 16th century.
The introductory part presents a cogent argument for the book's organization of the turning points in church history and an admission of the possibility of failing to capture certain milestones.
It provides a short account of the story's and the opera's contents, analyzes the role of music as a depicter of the composer's perception, and demonstrates how Handel changed the original story's perspective to create [...]
In essence there is need to carry out more research in this field in order to be able to establish the role and the importance of religion in the life of human beings.
In addition to that, the author had written two other books in this sphere that were highly appreciated by professionals, which proves that The Race for Paradise is an authoritative and reliable source of information.
A major concern is that the variances in different religious and ethnic groups make the minority groups feel out of place. The term areligious/ethnic others' is used in the essay to refer to the religious [...]
One of the followers of this movement is Sam Harris, who refers to the fact that spirituality, along with the assistance of meditation, helps him become happy and feel that the world is a part [...]
This is seen in The Great Cosmic Book where political, psychological and sociological roles of the Goddess or the Divine Mother are described. Because of this, Mor have contributed to a controversial subject that is [...]
Importantly, the author stressed the religion of Jesus to be able to address this community and inspire people to follow the Jewish tenets.
The book "Strength to Love" highlights the major problems and challenges that have been affecting the American society for decades. The author of the book identifies the major obstacles that have made it impossible for [...]
The Battle for God: Fundamentalism in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam book by Karen Armstrong, is one of the most attractive, readable, and concise books on the emergence of fundamentalism in the three faiths.
According to the author, the interpretation and translation "of the book of Genesis have contributed a lot to the misconception regarding the role played by Eve in the garden".
The book Following Muhammad by Carl Ernst can be well discussed as a literary attempt to make Western readers more comfortable with the religion of Islam and to expose what accounts for the ongoing transformation [...]
Job was a good person and innocent in the eyes of the people and in the face of God. For Christian nurses it is their responsibility and the call of God to serve the individual [...]
For a long time, the sacred King had adhered to the Yoruba religious traditions, and any change in the conventional belief systems would significantly impact most of the states.
The details of spiritual and religious beliefs and practices are demonstrated through the pages of Lame Deer: Seeker of Visions to actually shape the way Native Americans perceive and interact with the world.
The author adds that the counselor needs spiritual maturity in a bid to get the client to the same level of maturity.
Anderson, the founder of the Emeritus of Freedom in Christ Ministries, authored a masterpiece book, viz."The bondage breaker: overcoming negative thoughts, irrational feelings, and habitual sins", in a bid to make valid contributions to the [...]
From the outset and thesis of the book, the author discusses the tough but possible process of becoming a servant leader in a culturally-mixed environment.
It is not enough to show that all religions are constituted by the same elements, it is more important to make people long for equality.
According to the authors, the main problem lies in the way children are taught about the account of creation by parents and the church.
The lack of leadership strategies causes the death of the church1."Chapter Two: The Leader's Role: What Leaders Do" The chapter starts with the evaluation of various definitions of leadership.
For instance, the authors note that some leaders undermine the success of a u-turn by failing to return to the need for personal holiness and zeal. Overall, "The U-turn Church" is a good read that [...]
At that, the authors stress that comeback leaders did not concentrate on the rituals and the institution, but managed to remain committed to the true mission.
The rest of the book continues to equip readers with the tools that would take them back to the duty of ministering and making more disciples.
The book shows the importance of the heavenly world in the vision of the divine throne in chapter 7 and, the roles of angels and holy ones in chapter 7 and 8 and explicitly in [...]
A particular interesting demonstration of prayer vengeance in the hagiography is the combination of prayer and fasting with vigil to summon retribution.
Through this movement, the author proves that educating a young nation to ignore religious differences and work for the bosom of everyone is the only way for the world to escape violence and interpersonal conflicts.
For instance, it would serve no harm to the premise of the book leaving the detailed description of what Mims refers to as 'the' in the title of the book.
Additionally, it is the authors' objective for the readers to have a greater understanding of Jesus Christ as the Son of God and why Jesus is the representation of God's spirit.Dr.
The author talks of the prevailing church idea, which he takes from the confession of Christ by Peter in the Bible, Matthew 16, and the response Jesus gives about how the gates of hell would [...]
It is important to note that "socialization agents" are people who have the ability to influence the behaviour of individuals, as well as the way of thinking of the people in the society.
In specific terms, the book examines the most crucial concept or theory presented within the book on issues of religion and society. The book investigates the concept of religion and its sociological implications within the [...]
In the second part of the book, the author deals with the matters pertaining to Old Testament canonicity, taking account of the canon that was made use of by Jesus and the apostles, and the [...]
In the first Chapter of his book Watts introduces the major of the research. The author states that the major idea of the "burnt offerings" depicted in Leviticus is to promote selflessness of sacrifice.
The other tenet is to be seen in the mutation of religion in a post-modem society and the influence that religion espouses on other sectors of the society.
The narrations presented by Julian of Norwich and Michael Harner disclose the author's quests of the truth and revelation. With regard to the above description of the narrators' experiences, it can be stated that Julian [...]
It is apparent that most of the topics in the book are quite interesting since they make the reader to have a grasp of what religion is all about and the major landmarks that have [...]
In modern history and currently, the people who have born the brunt of discrimination perhaps because of the religion they subscribe to are the Muslims.