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Predestination

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...‘Predestination’ means literally the determining of a destination in advance. In religious and theological usage it is generally related to an ultimate human destiny in the blessedness of heaven (for the ‘elect’), and in some versions also...

Politics

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Ancient alternatives The tension between religion and politics arises not because the two are so different, but because in important respects they are so similar; not because they have nothing in common, but because in central...

Marriage

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...No religion can or should claim credit for marriage. Customarily defined as ‘a voluntary union of a man and a woman for life’, it has existed in all known ages and cultures, and has until recently been unchallenged as a necessary...

Revelation

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...The claim that God has made ‘himself (the symbolism is mostly personal and masculine, but not to be taken literally) and his will known is as basic to Christian as to Jewish self-understanding and talk of God. The words best translated...

Evidence

John Bowden

The Revd Dr. John Bowden is the former Editor and Managing Director of SCM Press. He is the author of several books and articles, including Christianity: The Complete Guide, and has translated numerous religious books from German, French and Dutch. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Bible, Holy Spirit, Jesus, Miracle, Paul, Prophecy, Science, TraditionSome strands of Christianity have claimed and continue to claim that all the necessary evidence for the ‘truth’ of Christianity can be found in the Bible. In the modern...

Glossolalia/‘Speaking in Tongues’

The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Glossolalia (from the Greek glossa ‘tongue’ and lalein ‘speak’) is the term given to the charismatic gift or practice of speaking in tongues, namely in a linguistic form that is foreign or alien to the speaker. If such tongues...

“The Meal in 1 Corinthians 11”

Soham Al-Suadi

Soham Al-Suadi is Professor of New Testament at the University of Rostock, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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T&T Clark Handbook to Early Christian Meals in the Greco-Roman World

T&T Clark, 2019

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...Introduction Shared meals are at times of social, political and religious changes, subject to the affirmation of common values but function also as a medium of collective renewal. The interplay of physical satisfaction of one’s needs...

Old Age

Jesus : The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2003

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...In Western society particularly, there is an increasing proportion of elderly persons as life expectancy increases. In a relatively short time, this trend may well extend to the human race as a whole. On what terms can the figure of Jesus...

The Cosmological Method

Hans Urs von Balthasar

Hans Urs von Balthasar was the author of innumerable theological works including The Glory of the Lord (T&T Clark). He was also the spiritual leader of a religious community in Basel, Switzerland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Love Alone : The Way of Revelation

Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 1968

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...In Order to lay the credibility of the Christian message before the world in the most favourable light, the Fathers presented it against the background of the religions of the world. These were sometimes viewed as revealing a great variety...

Mystery cults

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Christianity is generally recognized as being rather different from the religion of the Graeco-Roman world into which it was born. The public ritual activity of the cities of the Roman empire mainly involved temples, cult statues...