Common Sense Christianity 0929368002, 9780929368009

A fascinating presentation of sensible answers to many of the questions in the minds of ordinary church people. It is wr

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Common Sense Christianity
 0929368002, 9780929368009

Table of contents :
Introduction
Chapter 1: Common Sense
Chapter 2: The Bible
Chapter 3: The God Who Goes “Zap”
Chapter 4: Miracles and Religious Significance
Chapter 5: Can This Be Christian?
Chapter 6: The Resurrection: Historically Probable, Religiously Insignificant
Chapter 7: The Question of the Divinity of Jesus of Nazareth
Chapter 8: Being Right Vs. Being Christian or The Distinction Between Faith and Doctrine
Chapter 10: Jesus as the (Functional) Christ: Indisputable, Sufficient, and Sacred
Chapter 11: Talk About Talk About God or Prolegomena to any Future Metaphysics
Chapter 12: God: Concepts and Images
Chapter 13: Why Jesus of Nazareth?
Chapter 14: Reconstruction: Sin And Salvation
Chapter 15: Reconstruction: Christian Myth
Chapter 16: The Stumbling Block: Living The Faith
Chapter 17: Possessions and the Use of Money
Chapter 18: The Economic System
Chapter 19: A New Spirituality: The Sacred, Worship, Prayer, Work, The Church, and Where We Go From Here
Appendices
Appendix A: The Canon, the Christ and the Historical Jesus
Appendix B: Biblical Scholarship and the Resurrection: Did He or Didn’t He?

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