Socrates ancient words are still true, and the ideas found in Plato’s dialogues still form the foundation of a thinking person’s education. This superb collection contains excellent contemporary translations selected for their clarity and accessibility to today’s reader.
this is a useful and insightful guide through the complex contemporary debate on how the church could be one without losing its many faces and particularities. it offers a rich variety of contributions from diverse denominational and cultural backgrounds committed to the re-evaluation of older models of ecumenism while sharing their desire for the church's celebration, witness, and service in the world not to be disrupted by divisions.
Catholicism In Social And Historical Contexts
Designed for undergraduate use, Catholicism In Social And Historical Contexts is replete with details and revelatory stories that trace the evolution of Catholicism from a tiny Jewish sect to the dominant religion in the west. In evoking this rich history, Curt Cadorette shows how the challenges Catholicism faces today present a dynamic similar to that of the first century.
Godspeed: Racing is my Religion
this book examines the increasing popularity of NASCAR both as a sport and as a business, but more crucially as a religion. Rather than forcing a religious template on the sport, Russell examines the culture of racing, beginning with a tour of the southern racetracks where racing as we know it today was born and finds ample evidence to support his theory that, for many spectators, watching a race really is a religious experience.
Why Church Matters
church is not where we go. its who we are. we were meant to live our faith in isolation. the church is the place God uses to grow us, encourage us, and use our gifts for his glory. in this honest, personal, and practical book, Joshua Harris shows you why its time to say yes to church and how to find the right one for you, the place where you can fall in love with the family of God.