Nature, God and Pulpit

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1992 - 220 pagine
 

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Nature, God, and pulpit / Elizabeth Achtemeier

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Achtemeier addresses herself primarily but not exclusively to preachers as she discusses the biblical picture of God's relationship to creation: divine transcendence; human gloriousness yet contingent ... Leggi recensione completa

Sommario

NOT FAR ENOUGH
1
HOW DO WE KNOW?
7
The Biblical View
10
The Basis of Israels Confession
15
Implications for the Church
17
THE RESERVED ROOM
20
Creation Not Necessary
28
The Transcendence of God
30
Contingency Chaos and Christ
95
THE DARK SHADOW
102
The Corruption of Creation
104
Sin the Root of Corruption
109
Suffering and Death as Unnatural
117
Continuing Grace
119
Seasons Meaning
122
Between Despair and Illusion
126

Implications for the Church
33
God the Music Lover
40
THE BIBLICAL BALANCE
50
Human Beings as Glorious
51
Human Beings as Creatures
57
The Meaning of Our Dominion
62
Implications for the Church
66
Our Best Hope?
70
CONTINGENCY AND PROVIDENCE
74
The Dependent Creation
75
Implications for the Church
83
The Limits of Our Description
87
The Positive Dialogue with Science
91
THE FINAL QUESTION
134
The Glad Good News
140
The Character of the New Age
149
The Last Phrase
165
BC and AD
173
THE PREACHERS OPPORTUNITY
180
Reviewing Basic Affirmations
181
Using the Material in Other Sermons
183
The Language of Nature
194
Index of Scripture References
197
Index of Names
205
Copyright

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