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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 19 November 2009
  • ISBN : 1444315625
  • Page : 256 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Meaning and Mystery offers a challenge to the way Philosophyhas traditionally approached the issue of belief in God as atheoretical problem, proposing instead a form of reflection moreappropriate to the practical nature of the issue. Makes use of abundant illustrative material, from bothliterature, such as Les Misérables, Edwin Abott’sFlatland, Yann Martel’s Life of Pi and LeoTolstoy’s A Confession, and popular culture, such asadvertisements, the television series Joan of Arcadia andthe film Stranger Than Fiction Uses imaginative scenarios to offer explanations of centralconcepts Incorporates theories on human thought and behavior inexploring the formation of religious belief Written in a style that is accessible to readers with littlebackground knowledge of philosophy

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Meaning and Mystery

Meaning and Mystery
  • Author : David M. Holley
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-11-19
  • ISBN : 1444315625
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Meaning and Mystery offers a challenge to the way Philosophyhas traditionally approached the issue of belief in God as atheoretical problem, proposing instead a form of reflection moreappropriate to the practical nature of the issue. Makes use of abundant illustrative material, from bothliterature, such as Les Misérables, Edwin Abott’sFlatland, Yann Martel’s Life of Pi and LeoTolstoy’s A Confession, and popular culture, such asadvertisements, the television series Joan of Arcadia andthe film Stranger Than Fiction Uses imaginative

Senses of Mystery

Senses of Mystery
  • Author : David E. Cooper
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-20
  • ISBN : 9781351620901
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In this beautifully written book, David E. Cooper uses a gentle walk through a tropical garden – the view of the fields and hills beyond it, the sound of birds, voices and flutes, the reflection of light in water, the play of shadows among the trees and the presence of strange animals – as an opportunity to reflect on experiences of nature and the mystery of existence. Covering an extensive range of topics, from Daoism to dogs, from gardening to walking, from

MYSTERY and MEANING

MYSTERY and MEANING
  • Author : Gebre Menfes Kidus
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2011-08-05
  • ISBN : 145205150X
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"MYSTERY and MEANING" is a compilation of inspirational quotes, mystical prose, philosophical polemics, and poetic verse from the mind and heart of GEBRE MENFES KIDUS ("Servant of the Holy Spirit"). The author’s words provide a unique and valuable perspective on many of the vital religious, social, and moral issues of our time. Gebre Menfes Kidus balances contemplative reflections with impassioned argument, leaving the reader both challenged and inspired. These essays and aphorisms provide edification for the philosopher, the theologian,

The Mystery and Meaning of the Mass

The Mystery and Meaning of the Mass
  • Author : Joseph M. Champlin
  • Publisher : Crossroad
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : IND:30000102087776
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This acclaimed primer explains it all--from the particulars of the ritual andsymbols, to the history and theology behind it.

Guarded by Mystery

Guarded by Mystery
  • Author : David Walsh
  • Publisher : CUA Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • ISBN : 0813209455
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Clearly we have entered an era of heightened interest in spirituality. The proliferation of books, music, and paraphernalia espousing the way of the spirit is a striking phenomenon. Everywhere there is a new willingness to admit that the categories of rational thought, the authority of science, are no longer adequate to the task of making sense of our lives. A search for meaning has become pervasive. Equally striking has been the rise of experiential religion. Evangelical and fundamentalist churches are

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  • Publisher : Dolman Scott Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-09-01
  • ISBN : 9781838453336
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The Meaning of Friday is the first in the series The Naxos Mysteries with Martin Day. English archaeologist and TV presenter Martin Day, who is in his element enjoying the food, drink and atmosphere of his adopted Greece, uses his skills as a researcher to solve mysterious events on the beautiful island of Naxos.

Bible Mystery and Bible Meaning

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  • Author : Thomas Troward
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release Date : 2019-03-24
  • ISBN : 9788027303632
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The present book is written from the standpoint that we possess latent powers which a better knowledge of the truth regarding ourselves will enable us to develop, and that the purpose of the Bible is to lead us into this knowledge in a perfectly natural manner, while guarding us against the dangers arising from misuse of it. Contents: The Creation. The Fall. Israel. The Mission of Moses. The Mission of Jesus. The Building of the Temple. The Sacred Name. The

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  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release Date : 2003-02-19
  • ISBN : 1451405421
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Craig Koester's respected study uses the symbolic language of the Gospel of John as a focus to explore "the Gospel's literary dimensions, social and historical context, and theological import." This edition is fully revised and updated and includes a number of new sections on such topics as Judas and the knowledge of God. Fresh treatments are given on a number of issues, including the Gospel's Christology. This new edition offers both new insights and proven worth for students and scholars

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  • Author : Pinchas Stolper
  • Publisher : Mesorah Publications
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 1578197449
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This book of exquisite, original essays is designed to help you get the most out of every Jewish holiday on the calendar! Written on many levels, its insights are exhilarating reading for Jews of every background. A distinguished alumnus of Yeshivas Rabbeinu Chaim Berlin, Rabbi Stolper based several chapters on teachings of his Rosh Yeshivah, HaGaon HaRav Yitzchok Hutner, zt"l. The result is a work that combines the brilliance of Jewish thought, the majesty of the Jewish festivals and

How to Write a Mystery

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  • Author : Mystery Writers of America
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-04-27
  • ISBN : 9781982149451
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From 70 of the most successful mystery writers in the business, an invaluable guide to crafting mysteries—from character development and plot to procedurals and thrillers—“this is a writing guide that readers and writers will turn to again and again” (Booklist, starred review). Mystery Writers of America (MWA) is known for providing unparalleled resources on the craft, art, and business of storytelling, helping writers of all levels improve their skills for nearly a century. Now, this handbook helps authors navigate

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  • Author : G. K. Beale,Benjamin L. Gladd
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-06
  • ISBN : 9780830896837
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Exploring the biblical conception of mystery as an initial, partially hidden revelation that is subsequently more fully revealed, this book sheds light not only on the richness of the concept itself, but also on the broader relationship between the Old and New Testaments. As such, it is a model for attentive and faithful biblical theology.

Synchronicity: The Magic. The Mystery. The Meaning.

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  • Author : Kenneth Harris
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-12-16
  • ISBN : 1945252715
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There Are No Coincidences Synchronicities are all around us and they can help us on our path to evolving spiritually, mentally and emotionally. Many of us can recall a time where we set out to do one thing and something else happened that created something special for us. Perhaps you've had the experience of meeting someone whom you deeply felt was meant to be in your life at that time. Synchronicity: The Magic. The Mystery. The Meaning is a collection

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  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release Date : 2021-01-05
  • ISBN : 9780735281509
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“You wouldn’t expect a comic novel about a dictionary to be a thriller too, but this one is. In fact, [it] is also a mystery, love story (two of them) and cliffhanging melodrama.” —The New York Times Book Review An exhilarating, clever, funny debut novel from a prize-winning talent, chronicling the misadventures of a lovelorn Victorian lexicographer and the young woman who decodes his trail of made-up words a century later. Will enthrall readers of CS Richardson, Helen Simonson's

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  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Release Date : 2021-08-05
  • ISBN : 9781525597381
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Have you ever wondered who and what you really are? What is the source of your life in this world and what is your relationship to this source? Does your life have any larger meaning or purpose? Is your human, worldly experience just a part of a dream, you being the dreamer, and your real self existing as a spiritual entity as part of the great Creator/Energy we call God. If this were so, would your perspective on life

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  • Publisher : BEYOND BOOKS HUB
  • Release Date : 1988-01-01
  • ISBN : 0987654321XXX
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The Mystery of a Hansom Cab is a mystery fiction novel by Australian writer Fergus Hume. The book takes place in Melbourne, Australia and involves an investigation into a homicide, after a corpse is discovered in the evening, in a hansom cab. Vintage Mystery and Detective Stories characterized the book as the best-selling detective novel of the nineteenth century.