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Saving God

religion after idolatry
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Princeton University Press , Princeton, N.J
Religion -- Philosophy, Supernatural, Natural theology, Ido
StatementMark Johnston.
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LC ClassificationsBL51 .J75 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23197476M
ISBN 139780691143941
LC Control Number2009012482

Mark Johnston's book "Saving God: Religion after Idolatry" is a critique of the idolatrous notions of God which many believers give credence to because of personal convenience for "spiritual materialism". According to Johnston, God is someone believers worship in order to satisfy their desires and aspirations, which amounts to "spiritual materialism" in which the goal of worshipping God /5(9).

In this book, Mark Johnston argues that God needs to be saved not only from the distortions of the "undergraduate atheists" (Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Sam Harris) but, more importantly, from the idolatrous tendencies of religion Edition: Course Book.

Saving God book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this book, Mark Johnston argues that God needs to be saved not only fr /5(7). In Saving God from Religion, Meyers invites us to reimagine God as we look around at our web of existence.

He never Saving God book us ‘fly off the page’ into some abstract, unwieldy realm but rather calls us to existential trust, where the sacred and profane meet/5(6). In this book, Mark Johnston argues that God needs to be saved not only from the distortions of the “undergraduate atheists” (Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Sam Harris) but, more importantly, from the idolatrous tendencies of religion itself.

A revelatory manifesto on how we can reclaim faith from abstract doctrines and rigid morals to find God in the joys and ambiguities of everyday life, from the acclaimed author of Saving Jesus from the Church “In this book of stories from four decades of ministry, Meyers powerfully captures what it means to believe in a God who’s revealed not in creeds or morals but Saving God book the struggles and beauty of our ordinary lives.

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saving Saving God book from religion a minister's search for faith in a skeptical age. by robin r. meyers ‧ release date: jan. 28, Author: Robin R. Meyers. Saving God is a rich and provocative book I found Saving God to be original, complex and insightful.

However one reacts to Johnston's naturalistic reinterpretation of Christianity and the other monotheisms, one may still applaud his rejection of Reviews: 7. Saving God follows ex-convict turned pastor Armstrong Cane (Ving Rhames) as he returns to his family neighborhood to preach.

As he attempts to rebuild the now crime-ridden area, he also tries to help a young drug dealer named Norris (Dwain Murphy) turn his life around.

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In this book, Mark Johnston argues that God needs to be saved not only from the distortions of the "undergraduate atheists" (Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and. In this book, Mark Johnston argues that God needs to be saved not only from the distortions of the "undergraduate atheists" (Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Sam Harris) but, more.

SAVING GOD FROM RELIGION: A Minister’s Search for Faith in a Skeptical Age. By Robin Meyers. Convergent Books. pages. $ Saving God is a rich and provocative book. It aims to "save God" from idolatrous believers, who take God to be largely concerned with the welfare and destiny of human creatures.

Banning idolatry, Johnston is led to a panentheistic conception of "the Highest One," who (or which) is not separable from Nature. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to obtain an inheritance which is imperishable and undefiled and will not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, who are protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed.

A revelatory manifesto on how we can reclaim faith from abstract doctrines and rigid morals to find God in the joys and ambiguities of everyday life, from the acclaimed author of Saving Jesus from the Church. Get this from a library. Saving God: religion after idolatry. [Mark Johnston] -- "In this book, Mark Johnston argues that God needs to be saved not only from the distortions of the 'undergraduate atheists' (Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Sam Harris) but, more.

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Look at the Book. Interactive Bible study with John Piper. Saving God: Religion after Idolatry. Princeton: Princeton University Press pages $ (paper ISBN ) Saving God: Religion after Idolatry is a brilliant book: erudite, intriguing and inventive. Anyone interested in the concept of God and the relationship between religion and naturalism will want to read it.

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Johnston's Saving God, together with its sequel Surviving Death, marks a bold and very public return to the theological questions that he seemed to have left behind upon entering philosophy. It's not clear what roused him from his technical slumbers, though one gets a hint when Saving God begins with a deliciously dismissive critique of the.

Princeton University Press is publishing Saving God in conjunction with Johnston's forthcoming book Surviving Death, which takes up the crux of supernaturalist belief, namely, the belief in life after death.

Some images inside the book are unavailable due to digital copyright restrictions. Directed by Duane Crichton. With Ving Rhames, Dean McDermott, Ricardo Chavira, Dwain Murphy.

Convicted felon Rev. Armstrong returns back to his neighborhood a changed man looking to take over his father's old church.

The neighborhood is tough and full of drugs and gangs. Through Armstrong's tough demeanor and strong faith he tries to make a difference with Norris - a youth on the. A revelatory manifesto on how we can reclaim faith from abstract doctrines and rigid morals to find God in the joys and ambiguities of everyday life, from the acclaimed author of Saving Jesus from the Church “In this book of stories from four decades of ministry, Meyers powerfully captures what it means to believe in a God who’s revealed not in creeds or morals but in the struggles and.

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