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Making sense of the Christian faith

David J. Lose

Making sense of the Christian faith

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Published by Augsburg Fortress in Minneapolis .
Written in English


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StatementDavid J. Lose
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LC ClassificationsBT77 L8 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24524323M
ISBN 109780806698489
LC Control Number2010031887
OCLC/WorldCa656213184

Second, I've written a book for non Christians who may want more information about what Christians believe. They may even wonder if personal faith is a valid option in today's world of "technological certainty." Hopefully they will find that the Christian faith not only makes sense, but it is a compelling explanation of life and the world.


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Making sense of the Christian faith by David J. Lose Download PDF EPUB FB2

David J. Lose is senior pastor at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is the author of Preaching at the Crossroads (), and the Making Sense book series, including Making Sense of Martin Luther (), Making Sense of the Cross (), and Making Sense of the Christian Faith (), and Making Sense of Scripture ().

He speaks widely in the United States /5(21). Making Sense of the Christian Faith is an exciting and inviting exploration of the major theological doctrines of the Christian faith.

Written as a conversation that invites you to "jump into" the conversation, the text stimulates the reader's thinking instead of attempting to persuade a particular point of view. This is part of a three-volume series on Making Sense of the Christian Faith, Scripture, and the Cross.

Lose, formerly the Academic Dean and preaching professor at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minn., is now the President of the Lutheran Seminary at Philadelphia, part of the seminary system of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)/5.

Making Sense of the Christian Faith is an exciting and inviting exploration of the major theological doctrines of the Christian faith in the order of the biblical story.

Written as a conversation in order to invite you to "jump into" the conversation, the text stimulates the reader's thinking instead of attempting to persuade a particular point /5. Title: Making Sense of the Christian Faith By: David J. Lose Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Augsburg Fortress Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 14 ounces ISBN: ISBN Series: Making Sense Stock No: WWPages: With clear writingtechnical terms kept to a minimumand a contemporary approach, emphasizing how each doctrine should be understood and applied by present-day Christians, Making Sense of Salvation explores God's common grace to redeem those who will be saved, and to demonstrate his goodness, mercy, justice, and include:the order of salvationfrom God's choice of people to 5/5(1).

A Discovery Bible study-- a neighborhood group of people interested to learn about the Bible--can read Making Sense with a Christian friend to lead the group. It works well with adult classes at church, high school or college groups interested in a serious study, and one-on-one mentoring, such as with confirmation students.

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But "Making Sense of Scripture" has a different dynamic. Lose's enthusiasm for Bible study comes through, and the reader finds himself pulled along, as if listening to an interesting conversation that articulates how the Bible is a book that works in relationship with the reader to point to God and God's I really enjoyed this book by David Lose/5.

Making Sense of the Christian Faith. It doesn’t purport to “make sense” of everything for you (if you doubt this, go back and read the Book of Job). Its central purpose is to introduce you to the One who can resolve all these difficulties for you in His own way and in His own time.

Sam Harris is a neuroscientist, philosopher, New York Times best-selling author, host of the Making Sense podcast, and creator of the Waking Up course. Learn more about Sam. Making sense podcast. Join Sam Harris as he explores some of the most important questions about the human mind, society, and current events.

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Making Sense of God addresses skeptics’ objections to faith by attempting to create a true secular “safe space” for those exploring faith and ideas.

Keller argues that such space is needed since there is no “truly secular state” in which all beliefs and ideas can be presented in mutual respect and peace (p.

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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.

Atheists about religion is that faith is intellectually baseless. In this book I try to give a clear case that belief in Christian faith still makes sense and thus answer that criticism.

Although Christian faith requires the ability to stare down some of the intellectual fads and fashions of our age, it does not require the sacrifice of the mind. Making faith-sense is a new term for an ancient practice.

It is what the early Christians called mystical or wisdom theology: understanding life in the light of God?s participation recorded in the Gospels, recognizing the signs of God?s presence in everyday events and shaping one?s life accordingly.

In Making Faith-Sense, Robert Kinast shows all who seek to unify their life experience around 1/5(1). In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris addresses listener concerns that he uses a “double standard” to evaluate the relative threats of white supremacy and jihadism.

# - The Plague Years A Conversation with Matt McCarthy. In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Matt McCarthy about his book.

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Themelios is a peer-reviewed international evangelical theological journal that expounds on the historic Christian faith. Its. In that sense, this book is a "primer" for setting off an expansion of faith and knowledge, as St. Anselm would have described it: Fides quaerens intellectum [tr.

Faith seeking understanding.] The responses of faith, knowledge, community, tradition and authority, as well as the Christian concept of "conversion" receive clear and inviting treatment.

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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. If we accept this by faith and trust God to work out his own will and purpose in us, we will become more Christlike.

Sometimes God permits suffering in order to speak through our life and testimony to comfort others (2 Corinthians ). They argue that religion is inherently irrational because it relies on faith; in contrast, non-religion (or whatever they try to label their faith commitment) is based on objective science.

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There have been many biographies of Jesus, but few will be as anticipated as this one by Keller, the man Newsweek calls "a C. Lewis for the 21st century". In it, Keller shows how the story of Jesus is at once cosmic, historical, and personal, calling each of us to look anew at our.

Stephen Evans’s recent volume in apologetics, Why Christian Faith Still Makes Sense: A Response to Contemporary Challenges (Baker, ), is a worthy read for anyone interested in an approachable yet philosophically rich defense of the Christian faith.

Evans, a professor of philosophy at Baylor University, is an expert in Kierkegaard and does a remarkable job.

Why Christian Faith Makes Sense, C. Stephen Evans. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, Summary: Against the contemporary challenges by the New Atheists, this book explores why the Christian faith makes sense, even though the existence of God may not be proven, through the consideration of both “natural signs” and the self-revelation of God.

Second, I've written a book for non Christians who may want more information about what Christians believe. They may even wonder if personal faith is a valid option in today's world of "technological certainty." Hopefully they will find that the Christian faith not only makes sense, but it is a compelling explanation of life and the : William E Brown.

The Making Sense Series has been developed to help guide participants through the tough questions around the Bible and faith. Written by David J. Lose, these courses invite participants to ask. Click the links below to navigate to the various posts in my book study of Tim Keller's Making Sense of God.

Introductory post: Let's Do A Book Study. Preface: The Faith of the Secular Chapter 1: Isn't Religion Going Away. Chapter 2: Isn't Religion Based on Faith and Secularism on Evidence.

Chapter 3: A Meaning. 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. Making Sense of Suffering Professor Liz Hall receives $ million grant to study the role of Christian faith in suffering.

Kristen Hartman — December 9, the team will analyze data from the first stage and create measures of the construct of Christian meaning-making they can then use in the project’s final stage of research.

Making Sense of God is an excellent exploration and comparison of the beliefs of the secular culture versus faith in God. Timothy Keller invites skeptics to read and follow his logic. Keller has thoroughly researched the in and outs of philosophy, history and religion as it applies to faith and he carefully explains the reasons we can make /5().

About Making Sense Out of Suffering (Paperback) By the time you finish reading this book, many people will have died violent deaths, others will have suffered the ravages of a terminal illness, and countless innocent children will have experienced abuse and neglect.

This is a book for anyone who has ever wept and wondered, “Why?”. Making Sense of Science and Christian Faith. Lecture 6 God and an imperfect world. The book of Genesis tells us that God views the world as good, and throughout the Bible God is portrayed as a God of love.

But can we still believe this when we witness the suffering caused by tsunamis. Making Sense of the Christian Faith is an exciting and inviting exploration of the major theological doctrines of the Christian faith in the order of the biblical story.

Written as a conversation in order to invite you to "jump into" the conversation, the text stimulates the reader's thinking instead of attempting to persuade a particular point. This eighth and final part of a multi-part series is based on Tim Keller's book, Making Sense of God.

Within this episode, we cover the last two chapters of .Making Sense of Christ and the Spirit 8 questions is hardly “able to give instruction in sound doctrine and also to confute those who contradict it” (Titus ). Therefore I have tried to state the doctrinal positions of this book clearly and to show where in Scripture I find convincing evidence for those positions.