Essays on Faith, Politics, Culture, and Philosophy

UPA (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 13. Juli 2016
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  • 176 Seiten
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<span><span>This book is a series of essays in the area of current culture and its defects, Christian religious belief, and other political and philosophical issues. A number of topics are considered in the book including he continued re-emergence of the church in African and Asia, the meaning of poverty and its implication for Christians in the life of Christ and the church, the status of women in the Church, the issue of abortion, the contrast between the visible and invisible church, and the interaction between Christ and culture. Other essays consider the role and nature of Satan, Jesus as revolutionary, and the existence of angels and demons. In addition, some essays include an analysis of the decline of the American Middle Class, the nature of American Culture, the "money culture", and many other topics which no doubt will be of value and interest to the reader.</span></span>
  • Englisch
  • Lanham, MD
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  • USA
  • 2,53 MB
978-0-7618-6750-0 (9780761867500)
0761867503 (0761867503)
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By Andrew J. Schatkin
  • Essays On Faith, Politics, Culture, And Philosophy
  • Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • Section I - Essays on Faith
  • Section I Introduction
  • 1. A Word about Saint Paul
  • 2. A Word on the Sacraments
  • 3. A Word about the Body and the Flesh
  • 4. Who Gets the Prize?
  • 5. The Church Re-emerges
  • 6. A Word on Kingship
  • 7. Galileo: A Thought Misconception
  • 8. Rich and Poor: Poverty and Riches
  • 9. Jesus the Litigator
  • 10. Something about Contraception
  • 11. A Word on Repentance
  • 12. A Word about the Catholic Church and the Sisterhood
  • 13. Jesus and Women
  • 14. Spirituality
  • 15. Why I Attend Church
  • 16. A Few More Words about Abortion
  • 17. The Church: Visible and Invisible
  • 18. A Comment on Two Op-ed Pieces
  • 19. Christ and Culture
  • 20. A Word about Satan
  • 21. Son of God-Son of Man
  • 22. What about God?
  • 23. Creation and Fall
  • 24. Jesus the Revolutionary
  • 25. The Value of the Individual
  • 26. Angels and Demons
  • 27. Why I Should Be Condemned
  • 28. Do Animals Have Souls?
  • 29. The Suffering of Christ: What Can Be Made of It?
  • 30. The Status of Women
  • 31. Sexuality and Marriage in the Christian Culture
  • 32. The Poor and Poverty in the Bible
  • 33. Sonship
  • 34. A Word on the Patriarchy
  • 35. A Final Word on Abortion
  • 36. Is the Bible To Be Taken Literally?
  • 37. A Little Word about the Psalms
  • 38. Another Word on Poverty in the Christian Worldview
  • 39. Mercy and Judgment
  • 40. A Word on the Fall
  • 41. Jesus and Children
  • Section II - Essays on Politics, Culture, and Philosophy
  • Section Introduction
  • 42. Why Capitalism Is a Failed Idea: Part II
  • 43. The Decline of the American Middle Class
  • 44. A Word on American Culture
  • 45. What Is a Woman: Feminine or OtherwiseII
  • 46. A Word on the Digital Age
  • 47. The Money Culture
  • 48. Why We Need Lawyers
  • 49. A Crisis in Culture
  • 50. A Word on Work
  • 51. Was Marx Right?
  • 52. Marriage Equality
  • 53. Why We Need Unions: A Reprise
  • 54. Another Word about Feminism
  • 55. Some Aspects of American Culture
  • 56. Individualism and Collectivism
  • 57. The Elite
  • 58. A Third Word on the Capitalist System
  • 59. Another Reason for Discrimination Law
  • 60. A Society and Culture in Crisis
  • Index of Specific Biblical References
  • Index

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