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  • booksreddit.com:The End Is Near...Or Maybe Not!

    The End Is Near…Or Maybe Not!

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    What does the Bible really say about the future? Should we expect horrible things or hopeful things? Does the world end with a bang, or with a whimper – or neither? Is it possible that the popular preachers and novelists have completely missed the point? In The End Is Near…Or Maybe Not! Kenneth Myers offers a sensible, biblical, and historic alternative to the sensationalism of our day. Eye-opening, engaging and easy to read, this book replaces pessimism with optimism and dread with antic…


  • booksreddit.com:The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism

    The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism

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    Timothy Keller, the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, addresses the frequent doubts that skeptics and non-believers bring to religion. Using literature, philosophy, anthropology, pop culture, and intellectual 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 against the backlash toward religion spawned by the Age of Skepticism. And to skeptics, athei…


  • booksreddit.com:Christ the Conqueror of Hell: The Descent into Hades from an Orthodox Perspective

    Christ the Conqueror of Hell: The Descent into Hades from an Orthodox Perspective

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    This in-depth study on the realm of death presents a message of hope held by the first generation of Christians and the early church. Using Scripture, patristic tradition, early Christian poetry, and liturgical texts, Archbishop Hilarion explores the mysterious and enigmatic event of Christ s descent into Hades and its consequences for the human race. Insisting that Christ entered Sheol as Conqueror and not as victim, the author depicts the Lord s descent as an event of cosmic significance op…


  • booksreddit.com:Finding Darwin's God: A Scientist's Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution (P.S.)

    Finding Darwin’s God: A Scientist’s Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution (P.S.)

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    From a leading authority on the evolution debates comes this critically acclaimed investigation into one of the most controversial topics of our times


  • booksreddit.com:The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts

    The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts

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    – Over 11 million copies sold- #1 New York Times Bestseller for 8 years running- Now celebrating its 25th anniversary Simple ideas, lasting loveFalling in love is easy. Staying in love—that’s the challenge. How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom of everyday life?In the #1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages, you’ll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide. Whether your relat…


  • booksreddit.com:The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts

    The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts

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    Marriage should be based on love, right? But does it seem as though you and your spouse are speaking two different languages? New York Times bestselling author Dr. Gary Chapman guides couples in identifying, understanding, and speaking their spouse’s primary love language—quality time, words of affirmation, gifts, acts of service, or physical touch. By learning the five love languages, you and your spouse will discover your unique love languages and learn practical steps in truly loving each …


  • booksreddit.com:God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships

    God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships

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    The landmark book exploring what the Bible actually says—and doesn’t say—about same-sex relationships.   As a young Christian man, Matthew Vines harbored the same basic hopes of most young people: to some-day share his life with someone, to build a family of his own, to give and receive love. But when he realized he was gay, those hopes were called into question. The Bible, he’d been taught, condemned gay relationships.   Feeling the tension between his understanding of the Bible and the rea…


  • booksreddit.com:The Orthodox Church: An Introduction to Eastern Christianity

    The Orthodox Church: An Introduction to Eastern Christianity

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    The readable, deeply authoritative and bestselling book on the Orthodox Church, in a fully updated and revised Third Edition.’Orthodoxy claims to be universal . . .’      Since its first publication fifty years ago, Timothy Ware’s book has become established throughout the English-speaking world as the standard introduction to the Orthodox Church. Orthodoxy continues to be a subject of enormous interest among western Christians, and the author believes that an understanding of its standpoint …


  • booksreddit.com:The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate

    The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate

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    In this astute mix of cultural critique and biblical studies, John H. Walton presents and defends twenty propositions supporting a literary and theological understanding of Genesis 1 within the context of the ancient Near Eastern world and unpacks its implications for our modern scientific understanding of origins. Ideal for students, professors, pastors and lay readers with an interest in the intelligent design controversy and creation-evolution debates, Walton’s thoughtful analysis unpacks…


  • booksreddit.com:The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief

    The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief

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    An instant bestseller, The Language of God provides the best argument for the integration of faith and logic since C.S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity.It has long been believed that science and faith cannot mingle. Faith rejects the rational, while science restricts us to a life with no meaning beyond the physical. It is an irreconcilable war between two polar-opposite ways of thinking and living. Written for believers, agnostics, and atheists alike, The Language of God provides a testament to the…


  • booksreddit.com:Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith

    Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith

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    This extraordinary work of investigative journalism takes readers inside America’s isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities, where some 40,000 people still practice polygamy. Defying both civil authorities and the Mormon establishment in Salt Lake City, the renegade leaders of these Taliban-like theocracies are zealots who answer only to God. At the core of Krakauer’s book are brothers Ron and Dan Lafferty, who insist they received a commandment from God to kill a blameless woman and her ba…


  • booksreddit.com:Washed and Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness and Homosexuality

    Washed and Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness and Homosexuality

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    “Gay,” “Christian,” and “celibate” don’t often appear in the same sentence. Yet many who sit next to us in the pew at church fit that description, says author Wesley Hill. As a celibate gay Christian, Hill gives us a glimpse of what it looks like to wrestle firsthand with God’s “No” to same-sex relationships. What does it mean for gay Christians to live faithful to God while struggling with the challenge of their homosexuality? What is God’s will for believers who experience same-sex desires?…


  • booksreddit.com:The Bible and Homosexual Practice: Texts and Hermeneutics

    The Bible and Homosexual Practice: Texts and Hermeneutics

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    Gagnon offers the most thorough analysis to date of the biblical texts relating to homosexuality. He demonstrates why attempts to classify the Bible’s rejection of same-sex intercourse as irrelevant for our contemporary context fail to do justice to the biblical texts and to current scientific data. Gagnon’s book powerfully challenges attempts to identify love and inclusivity with affirmation of homosexual practice. . . . the most sophisticated and convincing examination of the biblical data …


  • booksreddit.com:Mere Christianity

    Mere Christianity

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    In the classic Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis, the most important writer of the 20th century, explores the common ground upon which all of those of Christian faith stand together. Bringing together Lewis’ legendary broadcast talks during World War Two from his three previous books The Case for Christianity, Christian Behavior, and Beyond Personality, Mere Christianity provides an unequaled opportunity for believers and nonbelievers alike to hear this powerful apologetic for the Christian faith…


  • booksreddit.com:For the Glory of God: How Monotheism Led to Reformations

    For the Glory of God: How Monotheism Led to Reformations, Science, Witch-Hunts, and the End of Sl…

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    Rodney Stark’s provocative new book argues that, whether we like it or not, people acting for the glory of God have formed our modern culture. Continuing his project of identifying the widespread consequences of monotheism, Stark shows that the Christian conception of God resulted–almost inevitably and for the same reasons–in the Protestant Reformation, the rise of modern science, the European witch-hunts, and the Western abolition of slavery. In the process, he explains why Christian an…