Will Many Be Saved

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Will Many Be Saved

Author : Ralph Martin
ISBN : 9781467436328
Genre : Religion
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The question of whether and how people who have not had the chance to hear the gospel can be saved goes back to the beginnings of Christian reflection. It has also become a much-debated topic in current theology. In Will Many Be Saved? Ralph Martin focuses primarily on the history of debate and the development of responses to this question within the Roman Catholic Church, but much of Martin's discussion is also relevant to the wider debate happening in many churches around the world. In particular, Martin analyzes the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, the document from the Second Vatican Council that directly relates to this question. Contrary to popular opinion, Martin argues that according to this text, the conditions under which people who have not heard the gospel can be saved are very often, in fact, not fulfilled, with strong implications for evangelization.
Category: Religion

Who Will Be Saved

Author : William H. Willimon
ISBN : 9781426725326
Genre : Religion
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What does it mean to say that salvation is God’s business, and God’s alone? “Who will be saved?” is almost always a question about them, and rarely about us. Thinking itself wrapped securely in the everlasting arms, the church has spent much of its history speculating on whether God will allow anyone else to join the party. But if we truly believe that salvation is God’s business, and God’s alone, then perhaps we should stop asking, “Who will be saved?” and ask instead, “How is God calling me to participate in the redemption of the world?” Rejecting the idea that God chooses some and not others, drawing on his Wesleyan heritage, and deepening his longstanding theological conversation with Karl Barth, Willimon reflects as a pastor and a theologian on God's intention that all would someday return from the far country into the loving embrace of the One who created them.
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Can White People Be Saved

Author : Love L. Sechrest
ISBN : 9780830873753
Genre : Religion
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White narmativity as a way of being in the world has been parasitically joined to Christianity, and this is the ground of many of our problems today. Written by a world-class roster of scholars, this volume develops language to describe the current realities of race and racism, challenging evangelical Christianity to think more critically and constructively about race, ethnicity, migration, and mission in relation to white supremacy.
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Sermons

Author : Charles Haddon Spurgeon
ISBN : HARVARD:HWT7PC
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Anything We Love Can Be Saved

Author : Alice Walker
ISBN : 9781780222998
Genre : Literary Collections
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From the author of THE COLOR PURPLE, a unique collection of essays about her life and her activism 'The passion of lyricism that Alice Walker put to such good use in her novel The Color Purple is here in this collection of essays' Fay Weldon, Mail on Sunday In a world where cynicism and political apathy is commonplace, it is refreshing and inspiring to read the words of Alice Walker. For she believes that the things we treasure, and the world we live in, can all be saved if only we will act. Beginning with an autobiographical essay about the roots of her own activism, Alice Walker then goes on to explore diverse public issues such as single parenthood, freedom of the press, civil rights and religion.
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Saved

Author : James LEWITT
ISBN : BL:A0019166588
Genre : Death
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How Christianity Saved Civilization

Author : Mike Aquilina
ISBN : 9781622827206
Genre : Religion
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Ancient Rome’s brutal culture exploited the weak and considered human life expendable. Women were used as property; unwanted children were left on the streets to die. Four centuries later, even ordinary men and women prospered in what had become a vigorous new Christian society – a society that served the vulnerable, exalted women, treasured virtue, and loved peace. Faith had triumphed. Truth was proclaimed. And on this rock-solid foundation, Christian society flourished in the West for the next 1500 years. These eye-opening pages document the many ways in which Christians penetrated and civilized that debased Roman empire, introducing then-radical notions such as the equal dignity of women, respect for life, protection of the weak and vulnerable, and the obligation of rulers to serve those they rule and maximize their freedom. Here you’ll learn about the seven specific areas where any paganism, ancient or modern, is particularly vulnerable. They provide a roadmap for modern Christians to reclaim for the Faith our own neo-pagan modern culture. Facing an overwhelmingly dark and hostile culture, Rome’s early Christians took the steps necessary to transform it. Their struggles and the hard lessons they learned – documented here – afford us hope that, by imitating their example, we may do the same for our culture today.
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How To Know You Re Saved

Author : C. Donald Cole
ISBN : 0802480233
Genre : Religion
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With his comfortable blend of Scriptural knowledge and love for people, Pastor Donald Cole addresses on of the most troubling concerns many Christians have: assurance of their eternal salvation. By exploring the tenets of the Christian faith, Pastor Cole gives those who already believe confidence in their position in Christ. This trusted Bible teacher never shrinks from tackling difficult texts, such as those that seem to suggest salvation can be lost, and he explains why a saved person still sins. In this freshened edition of his classic book, Donald Cole’s clear teaching and compassionate voice come through in response to one of life’s most important questions.
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The Louisville Debate

Author : Lanceford Bramblet Wilkes
ISBN : UTEXAS:059171101326406
Genre : Baptism
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All Can Be Saved

Author : Stuart B. Schwartz
ISBN : 9780300150537
Genre : History
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It would seem unlikely that one could discover tolerant religious attitudes in Spain, Portugal, and the New World colonies during the era of the Inquisition, when enforcement of Catholic orthodoxy was widespread and brutal. Yet this groundbreaking book does exactly that. Drawing on an enormous body of historical evidence--including records of the Inquisition itself--the historian Stuart Schwartz investigates the idea of religious tolerance and its evolution in the Hispanic world from 1500 to 1820. Focusing on the attitudes and beliefs of common people rather than those of intellectual elites, the author finds that no small segment of the population believed in freedom of conscience and rejected the exclusive validity of the Church. The book explores various sources of tolerant attitudes, the challenges that the New World presented to religious orthodoxy, the complex relations between popular and learned culture, and many related topics. The volume concludes with a discussion of the relativist ideas that were taking hold elsewhere in Europe during this era.
Category: History

Are You Saved

Author : K B Napier
ISBN : 9780244149833
Genre : Religion
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The title is a common question asked by very zealous Christians (often to surprised people on the street and rarely appreciated). They mean well, but it isn't always the best question to ask without at least an introduction! Most believers don't even know what they mean themselves. The book sets out the entire process, from election in eternity to arriving in Heaven. Christians should check their own beliefs to see if they really are saved... and if they are, how to teach what salvation actually is. There may be surprises along the way even though it is all scriptural!
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The Sunday School Helper

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ISBN : HARVARD:AH6AWY
Genre : Christian education
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The Atonement

Author : Jonathan Edwards
ISBN : HARVARD:HWT5II
Genre : Atonement
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Saved But Still Enslaved

Author : Bobby Davis
ISBN : 9781441263629
Genre : Religion
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It's possible to be a new creation in Christ . . . yet still struggle with strongholds. With compassion, personal experience and raw honesty, Pastor Bobby Davis leads readers through seven common struggles, or strongholds, holding Christians back. He demonstrates how to experience victory and freedom instead of just hearing about it in church. Bobby offers real answers to real problems that keep believers enslaved every day, uncovering hidden strongholds--including unforgiveness, insecurity, addiction and fear--and offering a way out. If you're tired of feeling defeated, this book is for you. There's hope. Christianity isn't just about future freedom in heaven; it's about entering your promised land and embracing the power of God now. You can accept this freedom, overcome your strongholds and fulfill God's perfect plan for your life.
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