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Does Christianity make sense?

F. A. Cockin

Does Christianity make sense?

by F. A. Cockin

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Published by SCM Press in London .
Written in English


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StatementF.A. Cockin.
The Physical Object
Pagination107p.
Number of Pages107
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Open LibraryOL18325525M

Get this from a library! Christianity does make sense; a theology for laymen.. [Nathanael M Guptill]. The reason that Lewis waited until the last chapter to bring up a divine being is that Christianity doesn’t make any sense until people accept the existence of a Moral Law. When people recognize that there is an unbreakable law, then they realize, sooner or later, that they are living in violation of the Moral Law, in some way or other, and.

  Does the World Make Sense? A Philosophical Reading of the Book of Job So in order to make the book bearable the second author stuck on a little fairy tale: See folks? which Christianity.   For the example of the book of Jonah. It says in the Torah that God can forgoive you if you Repent for your sins. In the case of Christianity the people of the world did nothing wrong to repent for. God chose the Jews and it wouldn't make sense to .

  Everyone on planet earth believes some larger story in order to make sense out of the smaller story of his or her life. In his book, “The Big Story” (Moody Publishers, ), Pastor Justin Buzzard shows that only Christianity offers a story big enough to make sense of both the beauty and the brokenness in your life and in the : Justin Buzzard.   Unapologetic: Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense by Francis Spufford – review Richard Holloway commends a dispatch from the frontline of .


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Does Christianity make sense? by F. A. Cockin Download PDF EPUB FB2

I don't 'believe' because I think Christianity makes sense intellectually (although that was a necessary foundation to my faith). In fact, I wouldn't say that I 'believe' in God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, or that I 'believe' I have a personal relationship with Him: I would say Author: Lillian Kwon.

Christianity makes sense. The fundamental ethics of christianity are fundamental and yes some are even extreme. However, we have to let religion move on and develop. Jesus taught many good things.

In a world were materialism and money has conquered most of our minds we have to turn to something that teaches us patience, kindness and meaning. Stated early in the book, the structure includes the longing for justice, the quest for spirituality, the hunger for relationships, and the delight in beauty.

After reading this book, I realized how intuitive the points seemed in retrospect. They just made sense, and the structured approach lined everything up in favor of the Christian faith/5. out of 5 stars Christianity Does Make Sense.

Reviewed in the United States on Novem Verified Purchase. In other reviews, this book is compared unfavorably to C.S. Lewis' "Mere Christianity." I beg to differ. I'll give you an example. I was visiting with a /5().

Christianity as the best possible option. and Reality. The first unique feature of Christianity is how it is grounded in truth and reality, and not entirely dependent on experience.

I am sure most of you are no strangers to the ever-so-popular Coexist bumper sticker. The basic idea behind this sticker is the mantra of tolerance and. Does Christianity really make sense. We want to encourage you. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

It does make no sense. The idea that the eternal and almighty God—the power that set the stars and the sun alight, and that keeps the world turning on its axis, and that brought into being the vast expanse of interstellar space billions of years ago—the idea that this same deity became a little baby growing in the womb of a Jewish peasant.

In the most war-heavy book of the Old Testament, before the fighting begins, there is an encounter. Joshua, the leader of Israel who replaced Moses, is preparing for the attack on Jericho and a divine figure, the "Commander of the army of the LORD.

How does Christianity make sense. ok i am agnostic. if God is somehow shown to be real in the future then i will apologize and kiss his feet and ask for forgiveness. However that likely wont matter anyway. According to the Bible, the only unforgivable sin is not believing in God.

But that really doesnt make sense. Every. This book looks at a family of views involving the pro-life view of abortion and Christianity. These issues are important because major religious branches (for example, Catholicism and some large branches of Evangelicalism) and leading politicians assert, or are committed to, the following: (a) it is permissible to prevent some people from going to hell, (b) abortion prevents some people.

1) Christians, how does the bible make sense. In the normal way. You read it (you can find scholarly translations in your native language), and each sentence and paragraph has a meaning which someone literate can understand as sensible.

The first part of responding when God doesn’t make sense is to keep your focus on Him. At some point in our lives, we will all spin out of control. We won’t know how and we won’t know why. The son got what he didn’t deserve. It’s a scandal, it doesn’t make sense, it’s radical and it’s crazy.

Yet, God works the same way. It’s called grace. It has been said that the word ‘grace’ contains the essence of the Gospel as a drop of water can contain the image of the sun. It’s Christianity’s curveball. Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical, is a prequel to The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism.

The End of God Is Not to a Christian More. This post was titled “Does FAITH make sense in an age of science”.

And I don’t know what the question’s asking until I know how you’re defining the word “faith”. I’ve heard too many very different definitions from Christians (including the two so far presented in this discussion) to.

Francis Spufford is a prize-winning author who returned to faith as an adult after years as an atheist. His latest book is "Unapologetic: Why despite everything Christianity can still make surprising emotional sense".

He says he didn't write it to try to give an objective argument for Christianity, but to show why its concepts, doctrines and beliefs help those who believe it make emotional. It asks six key questions, then shows that atheism has no positive answer to any of them.

It goes on reveal the worldview that points clearly to the only dependable alternative, and shows that embracing it is a life-transforming experience. Does Atheism Make Sense. () by John BlanchardBrand: Evangelical Press.

Making Sense of God - a review “Believers and nonbelievers in God alike arrive at their positions through a combination of experience, faith, reasoning, and intuition” (2).The provocative thesis of Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Sceptical is that secularism as well as religion involves faith.

Keller pushes back against the idea that secularism is rational, evidence based and. Absolutely, there’s a world of difference between a book on gardening and a book on theology, in terms of their content, but does the fact that a book is explicitly about God make it more “Christian” than one that is not, if it has been written out of a place of faith and wanting to honour God?.

While Christianity may seem perfectly reasonable to a Christian, the fact remains that there are aspects of the story that just don't add up for those that respect Christians enough to give. Christian apologetics is the logical defense of the Christian faith and Why Christian Faith Still Makes Sense by C.

Stephen Evans is one of the best apologetics books I’ve read. In the first half of the book, Evans focuses on explaining the proper role of natural theology. This book looks at a family of views involving the pro-life view of abortion and Christianity.

These issues are important because major religious branches (for example, Catholicism and some large branches of Evangelicalism) and leading politicians assert, or are committed to, the following: (a) it is permissible to prevent some people from going to hell, (b) abortion prevents some people from Author: Stephen Kershnar.