Life Sex And Ideas
“A distinctive voice somewhere between Mark Twain and Michel Montaigne” is how Psychology Today described A.C. Grayling. In Life, Sex, and Ideas: The Good Life Without God , readers have the pleasure of hearing this distinctive voice address some of the most serious topics in philosophy–and in our daily lives–including reflections on guns, anger, conflict, war; monsters, madness, decay; liberty, justice, utopia; suicide, loss, and remembrance.
A civilized society, says Grayling, is one which never ceases having a discussion with itself about what human life should best be. In this book, Grayling adds to this discussion a series of short informal essays about ethics, ideas, and culture. A recurring theme is religion, of which he writes “there is no greater social evil.” He argues, for instance, that liberal education is better than religion for inculcating moral values. “Education in literature, history, and appreciation of the arts,” he says, “opens the possibility for us to live more reflectively and knowledgeably, especially about the nature and variety of human experience. That in turn increases our capacity for understanding others better, so that we can treat them with respect and sympathy, however different their outlook on life.” Thought provoking rather than definitive, these essays don’t tell readers what to think, but only note what has been thought about how it is best to live.
A person who does not think about life, the author reminds us, is like a stranger mapless in a foreign land. These brief and suggestive essays offer us the outlines of a map, with avenues of thought that are a pleasure to wander down.
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SKU (ISBN): 9780195177558
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: December 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Kingdom Disciples : Heavens Representatives On Earth$16.00Add to cart
The missing key to Christianity in America
There is a missing key in Christianity today. It is a critical key, and its absence has led to weak believers, disintegrating families, ineffective churches, and a decaying culture. Without the full use of this key, we lack the tools needed to fully live as heaven’s representatives on earth.
That missing key is discipleship. In Kingdom Disciples, Tony Evans outlines a simple, actionable definition of discipleship to help the church fulfill its calling. Readers will learn:
*What a disciple essentially is
*What a disciple cares about
*How to be a disciple and make disciples
*What discipleship looks like in community
*What the impact of discipleship on the world should be
Kingdom disciples are short supply, and the results are legions of powerless Christians attending powerless churches, resulting in a powerless presence in the world. The power, authority, abundance, victory, and impact God has promised will only come about when we understand and align ourselves with His definition of discipleship.
It is the goal of this book Kingdom Disciples to call believers and churches back to our primary, divinely ordained responsibility to be disciples and make disciples. Only when we take seriously this assignment will the world see heaven at work on earth. Will you accept the assignment?
Useful for base material in a course on discipleship.
Kingdom Men Rising Devotional$16.99Add to cart
You believe God is good and powerful and wants the best for your life. You know he has big plans for you. This ?90-day devotional based on Dr. Tony Evans’s book Kingdom Men Rising helps keep those valuable lessons at the top of your mind.
Men, when it comes to becoming all God created you to be, ?these daily reminders will help you walk in victory and faith to make an impact on others for God. They will also challenge you to foster personal discipleship and apply discipleship skills and a leadership mindset to all areas of life. Dr. Evans brings his insights, stories, and wise counsel to clear obstacles in your path, leading you to the abundant life you’ve been called to live.
Replace helplessness, boredom, and regret with vibrancy, power, and joy. Use the Kingdom Men Rising Devotional and take steps in your faith to become the powerful man of God you were made to be.
Prayers For Victory In Spiritual Warfare$19.99Add to cart
Spiritual victory is a privilege to be enjoyed by every Christian. Why then do you seem to encounter so many obstacles in your daily life?
One answer may be that you have not yet learned how to stand strong in the victory that is already yours in Christ. The enemy of your soul has gained the upper hand and you feel defenseless against his attacks.
But are you really defenseless? No, says Dr. Tony Evans. God has given you powerful weapons to help you withstand the onslaught of Satan’s lies.
These prayers, based on Dr. Evans’s life-changing book Victory in Spiritual Warfare, will help you stand against the enemy’s attacks on your:
-alcohol and drug-related strongholds
Prayers of victory that cover these and other vital areas of your life will help you retake the ground Satan has wrongly usurped in your life.
Kingdom Heroes Workbook (Workbook)$9.99Add to cart
“Faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.”-Hebrews 11:1
You must act out your faith before you can harvest the fruits of trusting God. But what does that look like in everyday life? As you look to people in the Bible who walked with assurance in God’s power, you’ll discover you can be confident that He will always provide for those who follow Him.
Dr. Tony Evans’ Kingdom Heroes Interactive Workbook-which can be used on your own or with a group in companion with the Kingdom Heroes DVD-will help you refine your reliance on God’s strength. Learn from the examples of biblical role models like Noah, Abraham, and Rahab so you can experience what it means to live by faith in your daily life.
Complete your experience with:
Kingdom Heroes DVD