The Reason for God

The Reason for God
Author : Timothy Keller
Publisher : Penguin
Total Pages : 352
Release : 2008-02-14
ISBN 10 : 9781101217658
ISBN 13 : 1101217650
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Reason for God Book Description:

A New York Times bestseller people can believe in—by "a pioneer of the new urban Christians" (Christianity Today) and the "C.S. Lewis for the 21st century" (Newsweek). Timothy Keller, the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, addresses the frequent doubts that skeptics, and even ardent believers, have about religion. Using literature, philosophy, real-life conversations, and potent reasoning, Keller explains how the belief in a Christian God is, in fact, a sound and rational one. To true believers he offers a solid platform on which to stand their ground against the backlash to religion created by the Age of Skepticism. And to skeptics, atheists, and agnostics, he provides a challenging argument for pursuing the reason for God.

Seven Reasons Why God Created Marriage

Seven Reasons Why God Created Marriage
Author : James Ford
Publisher : Moody Publishers
Total Pages : 240
Release : 2009-10-01
ISBN 10 : 1575673746
ISBN 13 : 9781575673745
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Seven Reasons Why God Created Marriage Book Description:

Have you been praying for a mate? Are you newly engaged? Have you recently embarked upon the journey of marriage with the love of your life? Marriage is a wonderful thing and it is without question a part of God’s plan for many. So what is this thing called marriage, and what are some of the foundational things you need to know as you anticipate growing old with your mate? In Seven Reasons Why God Created Marriage, Pastor James Ford, a seasoned marriage counselor, walks readers through the Bible and shows them seven purposes for which God created marriage.This exploration will reveal timeless truths upon which readers – whether engaged or newly married – can build a solid foundation and strengthen the pillars of their marriage, reaping the benefits God intended along the way.

Self Reason and Freedom

Self  Reason  and Freedom
Author : Andrea Christofidou
Publisher : Routledge
Total Pages : 278
Release : 2013-01-03
ISBN 10 : 9781136183911
ISBN 13 : 1136183914
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Self Reason and Freedom Book Description:

Freedom and its internal relation to reason is fundamental to Descartes’ philosophy in general, and to his Meditations on First Philosophy in particular. Without freedom his entire enquiry would not get off the ground, and without understanding the rôle of freedom in his work, we could not understand what motivates key parts of his metaphysics. Yet, not only is freedom a relatively overlooked element, but its internal relation to reason has gone unnoticed by most studies of his philosophy. Self, Reason, and Freedom: A New Light on Descartes’ Metaphysics, by defending freedom’s internal relation to reason, sheds new light on Descartes’ metaphysics and restores the often dismissed Fourth Meditation to the core of his metaphysics as he conceived it. Implicit in that relation is a rejection of any authority external to reason. Andrea Christofidou shows how this lends strength and explanatory force to Descartes’ enquiry, and reveals his conception of the unity of the self and of its place in the world. Self, Reason, and Freedom: A New Light on Descartes’ Metaphysics is essential reading for students and scholars of Descartes and anyone studying seventeenth-century philosophy.

Leibniz Discourse on Metaphysics

Leibniz  Discourse on Metaphysics
Author : Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Total Pages : 224
Release : 2020-02-13
ISBN 10 : 9780192564276
ISBN 13 : 0192564277
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Leibniz Discourse on Metaphysics Book Description:

The Discourse on Metaphysics is one of Leibniz ́s fundamental works. Written around January 1686, it is the most accomplished systematic expression of Leibniz's philosophy in the 1680s, the period in which Leibniz's philosophy reached maturity. Leibniz's goal in the Discourse is to give a metaphysics for Christianity; that is, to provide the answers that he believes Christians should give to the basic metaphysical questions. Why does the world exist? What is the world like? What kinds of things exist? And what is the place of human beings in the world? To this purpose Leibniz discusses some of the most traditional topics of metaphysics, such as the nature of God, the purpose of God in creating the world, the nature of substance, the possibility of miracles, the nature of our knowledge, free will, and the justice behind salvation and damnation. This volume provides a new translation of the Discourse, complete with a critical introduction and a comprehensive philosophical commentary.

The Power of God

The Power of God
Author : Saint Thomas (Aquinas)
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Total Pages : 323
Release : 2012-07-26
ISBN 10 : 9780199914623
ISBN 13 : 0199914621
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Power of God Book Description:

On Power (De Potentia) is one of Aquinas's ''Disputed Questions'' (a systematic series of discussions of specific theological topics). It is a text which anyone with a serious interest in Aquinas's thinking will need to read. There is, however, no English translation of the De Potentia currently in print. Fr. Richard Regan has produced this abridgement, which passes over some of the full text while retaining what seems most important when it comes to following the flow of Aquinas's thought.

The Perfectly Simple Triune God

The Perfectly Simple Triune God
Author : D. Stephen Long
Publisher : Fortress Press
Total Pages : 448
Release : 2016-08-01
ISBN 10 : 9781506416878
ISBN 13 : 150641687X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Perfectly Simple Triune God Book Description:

A particularly nettlesome question is that around the relationship of the confession of God as a simple yet threefold being—the treatises of the one God and the Trinity. Although God as simple and Triune was widely accepted for over a millennium, simplicity has been widely critiqued and rejected by modern theology. The purported error is in conceiving God’s unity prior to the Triune persons, an error begun by Augustine and crystallized in Aquinas. The Perfectly Simple Triune God challenges this critique and reading of Aquinas as a misunderstanding of his doctrine of God. By refusing to begin theology with God’s oneness, who God is collapses into who God is for us, a loss of the biblical and dramatic character of God for us. D. Stephen Long posits that the two treatises were never independent, but inextricably related and entailing one another. Long provides a constructive rereading of Thomas Aquinas, tracing antecedents to Aquinas in the patristic tradition, and readings of him through to the Reformers, taking into account challenges to the classical tradition posed by modern and contemporary theology and philosophy to offer a robust articulation of divine Trinitarian agency for a contemporary age that adheres to broadly considered orthodox and ecumenical parameters.

God and the Problem of Evil

God and the Problem of Evil
Author : Chad Meister
Publisher : InterVarsity Press
Total Pages : 205
Release : 2017-05-16
ISBN 10 : 9780830891740
ISBN 13 : 0830891749
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

God and the Problem of Evil Book Description:

The problem of evil has produced many responses and elicited vigorous debate. In this multiview book, five philosophical theologians discuss and defend different solutions to this ancient problem: Phillip Cary on the classic view, William Lane Craig on Molinism, William Hasker on open theism, Thomas J. Oord on essential kenosis, and Stephen Wykstra on skeptical theism.

God and the Philosophers

God and the Philosophers
Author : Thomas V. Morris
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages : 285
Release : 1994
ISBN 10 : 0195101197
ISBN 13 : 9780195101195
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

God and the Philosophers Book Description:

Brings together a series of essays by a group of highly regarded philosophers on the role of God and spirituality in their lives and in their philosophies.

Eerdmans Commentary on the Bible Psalms

Eerdmans Commentary on the Bible  Psalms
Author : Willem S. Prinsloo
Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Total Pages : 89
Release : 2019-06-18
ISBN 10 : 9781467453691
ISBN 13 : 1467453692
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Eerdmans Commentary on the Bible Psalms Book Description:

The Eeerdmans Commentary on the Bible presents, in nontechnical language, the best of modern scholarship on each book of the Bible, including the Apocrypha. Reader-friendly commentary compliments succinct summaries of each section of the text and will be valuable to scholars, students, and general readers. Rather than attempt a verse-by-verse analysis, these volumes work from larger sense units, highlighting the place of each passage within the overarching biblical story. Commentators focus on the genre of each text—parable, prophetic oracle, legal code, and so on—interpreting within the historical and literary context. The volumes also address major issues within each biblical book—including the range of possible interpretations—and refer readers to the best resources for further discussions.

Leibniz God and Necessity

Leibniz  God and Necessity
Author : Michael V. Griffin
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Total Pages :
Release : 2012-11-15
ISBN 10 : 9781139850988
ISBN 13 : 1139850989
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Leibniz God and Necessity Book Description:

Leibniz states that 'metaphysics is natural theology', and this is especially true of his metaphysics of modality. In this book, Michael V. Griffin examines the deep connection between the two and the philosophical consequences which follow from it. Grounding many of Leibniz's modal conceptions in his theology, Griffin develops a new interpretation of the ontological argument in Leibniz and Descartes. This interpretation demonstrates that their understanding God's necessary existence cannot be construed in contemporary modal logical terms. He goes on to develop a necessitarian interpretation of Leibniz, arguing that Leibniz, like Spinoza, is committed to the thesis that everything actual is metaphysically necessary, but that Leibniz rejects Spinoza's denial of God's moral perfection. His book will appeal to scholars of early modern philosophy and philosophers interested in modal metaphysics and the philosophy of religion.