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Murray – Teaching the Bible to adults and youth

220.07 M

Author Murray, Dick, 1924-
Title Teaching the Bible to adults and youth / Dick Murray ; foreword by Lyle E. Schaller

Publisher Abingdon Press | c1993 | Rev. and updated
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-173)
Description 173 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Summary Shows how to make the Bible “transparent” with God evident throughout. Dick Murray offers suggestions for teaching, provides different approaches and perspectives from which to teach and conduct activities for learning, and examines Bible study series.
Subject Bible — Study and teaching

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Ortberg – Love beyond reason

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Author Ortberg, John.
Title Love beyond reason : moving God’s love from your head to your heart / John Ortberg.
Published Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan Pub., c1998.
Description 221 p. ; 22 cm.
Note “Willow Creek Resources.”
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary  Discover the God you’ve longed to encounter; a Father head-over-heels in love with you, his child, and intensely committed to your highest joy.  Ortberg takes you to the very core of God’s being to discover a burning, passionate love that gives, and gives, and gives.  He explores the life-changing ways this love has expressed itself through Jesus.  And he shows how you, like Jesus, can love your mate, your family, your friends, and the world around you with the same practical, transforming love.
Subjects (Topics) Love — Religious aspects — Christianity.
God — Love.
God — Worship and love.
Christian life.
ISBN 0310234492 (pbk.)

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Kushner – How good do we have to be?

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296.7 KUS

Personal Author:
Kushner, Harold S.
Title:
How good do we have to be? : a new understanding of guilt and forgiveness / Harold S. Kushner.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication info:
Boston : Little, Brown & Co., 1996.
Physical description:
p. cm.
Summary:
Shows how human life is too complex for anyone to live it without making mistakes, and why we need not fear the loss of God’s love when we are less than perfect.  Kushner begins by offering a radically new interpretation of the story of Adam and Eve, which he sees as a tale of Paradise Outgrown rather than Paradise Lost: eating from the Tree of Knowledge was not an act of disobedience, but a brave step forward toward becoming human, complete with the richness of work, sexuality and child-rearing, and a sense of our mortality.
Title subject:
Bible Genesis, III–Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Subject term:
Eden.
Subject term:
Good and evil.
Subject term:
Self-esteem–Religious aspects.
Subject term:
Perfection–Religious aspects.
Subject term:
Guilt–Religious aspects.
Subject term:
Forgiveness–Religious aspects.
Subject term:
Religious addiction–Controversial literature.
ISBN:
0316519332 (pbk.)

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Barsotti – Finding God in the movies

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791.436 BAR

Personal Author:
Barsotti, Catherine M., 1945-
Title:
Finding God in the movies : 33 films of reel faith / Catherine M. Barsotti and Robert K. Johnston.
Publication info:
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Books, c2004.
Physical description:
319 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Summary:
In Finding God in the Movies Catherine Barsotti and Robert Johnston show you how to combine your love of movies with your desire for God. Introducing thirty-three films of faith–ranging from Tender Mercies to X-Men–the authors identify and explore key biblical themes like forgiveness, faith, and repentance. An enthusiastic guide for the individual movie lover or small group, this resource contains production notes and film synopses, relevant Scripture texts, theological reflection, recommended video clips, discussion questions, and more. It will deepen your fervor for film and for God.
Subject term:
Motion pictures–Religious aspects.
Subject term:
Motion pictures–Moral and ethical aspects.
Added Entry-Personal Name:
Johnston, Robert K., 1945-
ISBN:
0801064813 (pbk.)

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Aldrich – Life-style evangelism

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253.7 A

Author:     Aldrich, Joseph C., 1940-
Title:         Life-style evangelism : crossing traditional boundaries to reach the unbelieving world / Joseph C. Aldrich
Published:     Portland, OR : Multnomah Press, c1981
Description:     246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Published:     Portland, OR : Multnomah Press, c1981
Note:     Includes indexes
Subjects:     Evangelistic work
Witness bearing (Christianity)

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Yancey – Disappointment with God

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231.7 Y

Author:
Yancey, Philip.
Title:
Disappointment with God : three questions no one asks aloud / Philip Yancey.
Publication info: N.Y., Harper Paperbacks, c1988.

Physical description:

260 p. ; 24 cm.
General Note:
“This book was published by special arrangmeent with Zondervan Publishing House.”

ISBN:
0061040223
Summary:
Step by step in this best-selling award-winning book Yancey retraces the long journey toward understanding the questions caused when God who doesn’t always do what we think He’s supposed to do.

Subject term:
God–Knowableness.
Subject term:
Theodicy.
Subject term:
Faith.

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Colson – Faith participant’s guide

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230 C

Personal Author:
Colson, Charles W.
Title:
             The faith : Participant’s Guide – Six Sessions / Charles Colson and Garry Poole.
Publication info:
Grand Rapids, MI : Zondervan, 2008.
Physical description:
p. cm.
Summary:
The Faith, a six-session study, asserts that rightly understood and rightly communicated, the Christian faith is one of great joy. It is an invitation to God’s kingdom, where tears are replaced by laughter and longing hearts find purpose and a home. This is the heart of the gospel: God’s search to reclaim us and love us as his own. But have we truly grasped this?
Subjects :
Christian life.
Faith — Biblical teaching.
Faith and reason — Christianity.
Subject term:
Christianity–Essence, genius, nature.
Added Entry-Personal Name:
Poole, Garry.
ISBN:
9780310276074 (paperback)

 

 

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