Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||David L. Rowe.|
|Series||Library of religious biography|
|LC Classifications||BX6115 .R68 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008003712|
Gifted Christian writer and blogger, Elizabeth Scalia has done a great work here in this concise and inspiring book. Scalia's life-application examples and friendly, person-to-person writing style might, on the surface, make this book appear like an easy reading exercise that one can blitz thorough and move on/5(55). Strange Gods was written by two priests with firsthand knowledge of the degree to which the Church will go to cover up financial corruption, abuse of power, sexual scandal, and evil. With an eye on the holiness and grace of ordinary people who keep the Church alive and want to change her future, Strange Gods promises is an exciting, engaging /5(2). Strange Gods is an extraordinary novel. Although a work of fiction, the priests, who are its authors, write in a manner balancing the need for accountability with a fair respect for the many who have and continue to serve God in a humble, yet inspiring, manner. It is a novel I /5. Strange Gods is a deeply interesting historical work, and Susan Jacoby should be commended for producing it. Unlike most looks at conversion, which treat the subject as one of personal choice or external enlightenment, this books looks at the social dynamics at play/5.
You shall have no other gods before me." (Ex rsv). And yet, we do. This thoughtful and thought-provoking book, Strange Gods: Unmasking the Idols in Everyday Life, exposes to our chagrin, yet ultimately to our benefit, that this premiere command of the Decalogue cannot be overlooked if we are to ever dare to live the other nine.4/5. ‘Strange Gods,’ by Susan Jacoby By the time she the writer Susan Jacoby realized that there is no God, and ever after, she has been working to share that insight. Her new book . Strange Bible Instructions There is a very familiar story in the Book of Luke of how four men helped an invalid man to Jesus. They went to great measures to lower him through a Author: Bob Hooker. The New York Times bestselling prequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic The Killer Angels In this brilliantly written epic novel, Jeff Shaara traces the lives, passions, and careers of the great military leaders from the first gathering clouds of the Civil War.
But the point on which we should concentrate attention is this remarkable expression, according to which judgment is God's strange work. And that is made more emphatic by the use of a word translated 'act,' which means service, and is almost always used for work that is hard and heavy -- a toil or a task. I. The work in which God delights. Strange Gods also takes you on an exciting ride with its fictional story of murder and intrigue. It is a novel that not only keeps you engages throughout but leaves you pondering the bigger questions that the characters in the book struggle with: God, faith, love, hate, greed and the strange workings /5. AFTER STRANGE GODS whether the aim is a good aim, and the alternatives intol- erable. There are, at the present stage, more serious difficul- ties in the revival or establishment of a tradition and a way of life, which require immediate consideration. AFTER STRANGE GODS to stimulate the life which produced that condition in its time. What are God’s attributes? When we talk about the attributes of God, we are trying to answer questions like, Who is God, What is God like, and What kind of God is he? An attribute of God is something true about him. While fully comprehending who God is impossible for us as limited beings, God does make himself known in a variety of ways, and through what he reveals about himself in his .