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Christianity--the paradox of God

Mackenzie, Donald

Christianity--the paradox of God

by Mackenzie, Donald

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Published by Fleming H. Revell company in New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- Crucifixion.,
  • Christianity.,
  • Paradox -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Grace (Theology)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Donald Mackenzie ...
    SeriesJames Sprunt lectures ;, 1933.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR125 .M3256
    The Physical Object
    Pagination221 p.
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6298500M
    LC Control Number33035703

    This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The Paradoxes of Christianity. G. K. Chesterton • 7/1/ It might be printed in an Alpine guide or a drill book. This paradox is the whole principle of courage; even of quite earthly or quite brutal courage. A man cut off by the sea may save his life if he will risk it on the precipice. Man was a statue of God walking about the.

    The Incredible Paradox of Comfortable Christianity Processed with VSCOcam with lv03 preset In a letter historians call, “The Epistle To Diognetus,” an unknown 2nd century disciple wrote to a skeptic named Diognetus to answer his questions about this strange new religion called “Christianity.”. Book Reviews. Christianity The Paradox Of God. By Donald MacKenzie. Fleming H. Revell Company. pp. Dr. MacKenzie is Professor of Theology in Western Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the material set forth in this volume was given as the James Sprunt lectures for at Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia.

      For example, Augustine’s attempt early in Book IV to answer the question what God is shows the unavoidability of paradox in using the language of thing-reality to characterize Transcendence: semper agens, semper quietus, collagens et non egens quaerens, cum nihil desit tibi. Amas nec aestuas, zelas et securus es; paenitet te et non doles.   The case presented in this book has significant implications for the practice of systematic theology, biblical exegesis, and Christian apologetics. Endorsements & Reviews - "In defending the ineluctable presence of paradox in theology, James Anderson argues that attempts to avoid this will result in formulations that are inadequate to the.


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Christianity- The Paradox of God. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Paperback "Please retry" — — $ Manufacturer: Revell. The Bible is the ultimate sourcebook for the greatest paradoxes in the sphere of human thinking.

God’s Word is a rich sourcebook of paradoxical statements. In fact, the Bible is so full of the paradox that one old commentator said, “Without paradoxes, there is no. VI — The Paradoxes of Christianity. THE real trouble with this world of ours Christianity--the paradox of God book not that it is an unreasonable world, nor even that it is a reasonable one.

The commonest kind of trouble is that it is nearly reasonable, but not quite. Life is not an illogicality; yet it is a trap for logicians. Biblically, we read in the book of Acts that the Apostles that Jesus sent out into the world to preach the Gospel were often beaten, arrested, and even martyred.

In 2 CorinthiansPaul explains how this apparent paradox works, and explains why God actually wills this to happen. Everything in the Christian faith is a paradox. "You must lose your life to save it." "The first shall be last and the last shall be first." Jesus is fully God and Fully Man. God is One God in Three Persons.

God cannot die, and yet Jesus is God and Jesus died. Jesus died and. "True Paradox is a truly great book. David Skeel, a brilliant Ivy League scholar who is one of America's most widely respected legal thinkers, illuminates what Christianity does―and does not―teach about beauty, tragedy, justice and eternal life/5(31).

The Paradox of Christianity 2 Corinthians The Paradox of Christianity 2 Corinthians I grew up being taught by parents and teachers that if I obeyed God’s.

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The paradox is this: people who think they’re righteous will be declared unrighteous by God, and people who declare their unrighteousness will be declared righteous by God. Justification is the process by which God declares unrighteous sinners to be righteous. In other words, people are justified when God has declared them righteous.

Christianity is the world's largest religion, with over billion adherents, known as Christians. Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the savior of humanity whose coming as Christ or the Messiah was prophesied in the Old Testament. The grand paradox of the modern world is that Christianity laid the foundation for both liberalism and modern science, and then both turned on their creator.

Let me explain. The first people to call themselves “liberals” was a group advocating for individual liberty during the French Revolution. The paradox and the absurd are ultimately related to the Christian relationship with Christ, the God-Man.

That God became a single individual and wants to be in a relationship with single individuals, not to the masses, was Kierkegaard's main conflict with the nineteenth-century church. The single individual can make and keep a resolution. The best apologetic book on the subject of paradox and mysteries.

Anderson argues that a christian is perfectly warranted in believing christian paradoxes, which are only apparent (which he is calling MACRUE: Merely Apparent Contradictions Resulting from Unalterated Equivocation)/5.

The Book of Enoch, trans. Dilmann (Oxford, ), 41, cited in Milton S. Terry, Biblical Apocalyptics: A Study of the Most Notable Revelations of God and of Christ, (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, ), The field of study dedicated to the pursuit of what was written in the original manuscripts of the Bible is called textual criticism.

The Omnipotence Paradox: Inapplicable to Christianity. The idea behind the question is to show that if God can create a rock so heavy that he cannot lift it, he is not omnipotent.

On the other hand, if God cannot create a rock that is so heavy that he can’t lift it, God is not omnipotent. The book liberates us from the pressure of conforming to the categories and either-or labels imposed by popular culture, enabling us to embrace all that God has called us to be in all of life.”.

But law professor David Skeel makes a fresh case for the plausibility and explanatory power of Christianity. The Christian faith offers plausible explanations for the central puzzles of our existence, such as our capacity for idea-making, our experience of beauty and suffering, and our inability to.

First, and markedly different in their views of creation from that of the dualists, "the creative activity of God and of God-in-Christ is a major theme.

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The Paradox of Christianity: The Eternal in Time – Orville Boyd Jenkins –page 2 Søren Kierkegaard says this paradox is the very basis of faith. Because of the proposition that God – the eternal – has come into time in the form of a human – the idea that in Jesus Christ.In Christianity, God is the eternal being who created and preserves all things.

Christians believe God to be both transcendent (wholly independent of, and removed from, the material universe) and immanent (involved in the world). Christian teachings of the immanence and involvement of God and his love for humanity exclude the belief that God is of the same substance as the created universe but.WRITE A BOOK REVIEW OF LAMIN SANNEH’S WHOSE RELIGION IS CHRISTIANITY?.

THE GOSPEL BEYOND THE WEST EVALUATE ITS THEOLOGICAL METHOD AND ITS ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT MISSION Introduction. In this book review, I aim to evaluate Lamin Sanneh’s assumptions about mission and the theological method used by Sanneh to support his beliefs.