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Concepts of God

by Ruth Levitsky

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Published by Superiorbooks.Com Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - Gene Ral,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12305699M
    ISBN 101931055610
    ISBN 109781931055611
    OCLC/WorldCa228059806

    definition of god concept  When the primitive man had not developed the skill of spoken or written words, God was recognized by the unvocal, the undefined and the unscripted silence, even creation of universe emanated from the womb of silence, as there was no speech or writing, to hear th  e unheard, or describe the unseen. Alternative Concepts of God? (Part 1) Is God, if there is a God, a personal, conscious, all-powerful Supreme Being? Some offer radically different concepts of 'God', exploring novel ideas of what God may be like. They challenge theism - the God of Judaism, Christianity and Islam - with radically new kinds of gods. Is this 'heresy'?

    The concept of God according to traditional Judeo-Christian-Islamic theism minimally includes the following theses: (i) There is one God; (ii) God is an omniscient, omnipotent, and morally perfect agent; (iii) God is the creator ex nihilo of the universe and the sustainer of all that exists; and (iv) God is an immaterial substance that is ontologically distinct from the universe. 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.

    The God Delusion is a book by English biologist Richard Dawkins, a professorial fellow at New College, Oxford, and former holder of the Charles Simonyi Chair for the Public Understanding of Science at the University of Oxford.. In The God Delusion, Dawkins contends that a supernatural creator almost certainly does not exist and that belief in a personal god qualifies as a delusion, which Author: Richard Dawkins. Concepts of Biology is designed for the introductory biology course for nonmajors taught at most two- and four-year colleges. The scope, sequence, and level of the program are designed to match typical course syllabi in the market. Concepts of Biology includes interesting applications, features a rich art program, and conveys the major themes of biology/5(45).


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"The Concept of God is an excellent treatment of an increasingly critical issue in philosophical theology. With characteristic clarity and forthrightness, Dr. Nash judiciously evaluates competing conceptions of deity, and in the end recommends an understanding of God that is both theologically sound and philosophically acceptable."Cited by: 5.

Concepts of God: Images of the Divine in the Five Religious Traditions. Considering the doctrine of God within Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity, this book offers an invaluable introduction to the religious traditions that have shaped human culture through the ages/5.

Keith Ward's book "Concepts of God", which is also titled "Images of Eternity" when first published in the U.K., is a distillation of some of the key discussions in Ward's much larger four volume magnum opus on Comparative Theology (i.e.

the academic discipline of comparing models of God across religions and across linguistic/cultural divides).5/5(2). Concepts of God in Africa is an incredibly profound and well referenced work, covering so many tribes and cultures across Africa that one cannot fail to lose count of all the examples given.

It deals with basically al conceptions of God, attributes, worship, invocations, relation to other divinities, etc., and Mbiti offers a list of all the names of God in Africa with translations to English wherever possible.5/5(1).

Among his influential books are God, Chance and Necessity, his exploration of the compatibility of a scientific worldview and the existence of a creator God, which was published to widespread critical acclaim in Also published by Oneworld are Ward's God, Faith and the New Millennium and In Defence of the Soul.

We should probably start with the man himself. Your first book is Summa Theologiae, Questions on God edited by Brian Davies and Brian Leftow. Why have you chosen this. The volume is essentially the first quarter or so of Part One of Summa Theologiae, where Aquinas addressed the topic of the existence and nature of is the part of the book where Aquinas is approaching the question from.

God is a tough concept to explain to children, and this book helps a lot without introducing unwanted concepts from any particular religion. It was written by a Unitarian Universalist minister, and follows along with the Unitarian philosophy generally/5().

God Reference. : Though he could not accept all the tenets of the Oxford Groups, he was convinced of the need for moral inventory, confession of personality defects, restitution to those harmed, helpfulness to others, and the necessity of belief in and dependence upon God.; : In the fall of Fulton Oursler, then editor of Liberty, printed a piece in his magazine, called.

In this book, the author considers the doctrine of ultimate reality - God - within five world religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism and Christianity. By closely studying an orthodox writer in each tradition, the author builds up "pictures" of God and uncovers a common core of belief.5/5(1).

Jews have historically based much of their teachings on origins on the Book of Genesis in the Hebrew Scriptures. The creation stories in this book have traditionally been interpreted as describing how God created the world, sun, moon, stars, land, sea, plants, fish, and other species of.

Dr., Emeritus John Samuel Mbiti (born 30 November ) is a Kenyan-born Christian religious philosopher and writer. He is an ordained Anglican priest, and as of a canon.

Born in Kenya, /5. The Book of God reads like a novel, dramatizing the sweep of biblical events, bringing to life the men and women of this ancient book in vivid detail and dialogue.

From Abraham wandering in the desert to Jesus teaching the multitudes on a Judean hillside, this award-winning bestseller follows the biblical story in chronological order/5(). The concepts we discuss here are largely based on Vedanta, and accepted by most modern traditions (but, keep in mind, not all!).

Hinduism begins simply by differentiating between matter and spirit. Spirit is understood within two main categories, namely; the individual self, or soul (the atman) the Supreme Self, or God (the paramatman).

Conversations with God (CwG) is a sequence of books written by Neale Donald was written as a dialogue in which Walsch asks questions and God answers.

The first book of the Conversations with God series, Conversations with God, Book 1: An Uncommon Dialogue, was published in and became a publishing phenomenon, staying on The New York Times Best Sellers List for : Neale Donald Walsch.

In short, while Mill's reflections on God aren't driven by a concept of maximal perfection simpliciter, they are importantly driven by a concept of maximal moral perfection. Bibliography Alston, William P.,“Tillich’s Conception of a Religious Symbol,” in Sidney Hook (ed.), Religious Experience and Truth, New York: New York.

ISLAMIC RESERACH FOUNDATION Authored by: Dr. Zakir Abdul Karim Naik * 3 %01 % 2.%3 /* 0*1 * ˆ 4File Size: KB. Reign of God book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A systematic approach to theology, presenting and discussing the doctri /5.

A History of God By Karen Armstrong The New Christian West during the Middle Ages Introduction As a child, I had a number of strong religious beliefs but little faith in God. There is a distinction between belief in a set of propositions and a faith which enables us to put our trust in Size: 2MB.

"The Concept of God is an excellent treatment of an increasingly critical issue in philosophical theology. With characteristic clarity and forthrightness, Dr. Nash judiciously evaluates competing. One cannot believe that God is a fiction and believe that the world is unjust, because, as long as one believes in the concept of “injustice” one must also accept that there is a God (see Book One).

In vedic period monotheistic god Concept culminated in the semi abstract semi personified form of creative soul dwelling in all god such as Vishvakarman, Purusha, and Prajapathy. In majority of Vaishnavism traditions, He is Vishnu, god, and the text identifies this being as Krishna, sometimes referred as svayam bhagavan.The Book of Mormon teaches that God the Father, and his Son Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost are "one", with Jesus appearing with a body of spirit before his birth, and with a tangible body after his resurrection.

The book describes the "Spirit of the Lord" "in the form of .In Judaism, God has been conceived in a variety of ways. Traditionally, Judaism holds that YHWH, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and the national god of the Israelites, delivered the Israelites from slavery in Egypt, and gave them the Law of Moses at biblical Mount Sinai as described in the ing to the rationalist stream of Judaism articulated by Maimonides, which later came to.