Ideas matter. What you believe affects everything you do. It influences how you think and talk, what you value and want, who you view as a role model, where you spend your time, how you treat others. It determines who you become in life....and where you live after death. I was raised by a Christian mother and regularly attended worship services as a child. I was baptized when I was 10. But during my secular college experience, I was confronted with ideas that challenged my religious beliefs. Some of my intelligent and educated professors said materialistic chance had displaced God as the creator of all things. My mom loved me and I didn't think she would intentionally lie to me, but she had never even been to college! As much as I loved her, nobody wants to be duped. I wanted and needed to know the truth. So I spent some agonizing years weighing the evidence concerning God and Christianity, until finally a number of simple but far-reaching revelations became obvious to me. I eventually arrived at the unwavering conclusion that those accomplished but misguided professors were simply wrong. And I came to recognize evolution as a pseudoscience, long on bluster but short on facts. Finding God begins by giving you a solid foundation for belief in an amazing, loving, eternal God. (And you don't have to take my word for it. Some of the world's greatest minds, past and present, provide strong support for that belief.) Then it adds several firm principles to strengthen your faith. Whether you look far out into the cosmos or peer deep inside the cell, God is there. Read...and believe!
What does Islam say about Christianity, Jesus, the Trinity, the Holy Bible, and Almighty God? What does Islam say about the Absolute Truth of Islam, the Prophet Muhammad, and the Holy Qur’an (also spelled Koran)? If there is only One Almighty God, then Christians and Muslims must be praying to
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-07 - Publisher: NYU Press
Examining the work and writings of such figures as Leslie Marmon Silko, Paula Gunn Allen, Audre Lorde, Alice Walker, Starhawk, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Sonial Johnson and Mary Daly, the author illustrates how these writers and activists outline a journey toward wholeness.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-15 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
What we fear most has ironically come upon us as Western individualists. We are being controlled by the invisible forces of culture and they have come between God and us. Silent but in the background of all we do and think, its influence cannot be overlooked. We condone and even