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Reality Isn't What It Used to Be

HarperCollins e-books, 2009

Anderson reveals the reality of postmodernism in politics, popular culture, religion, literary criticism, art, and philosophy -- making sense of everything from deconstructionism to punk.


Giving Blood: A Fresh Paradigm for Preaching

Zondervan, 2014

A Groundbreaking Resource for Preaching If the church wishes to converse effectively with a culture, it must learn the culture’s language. Today, shifts in technology mean that language is increasingly one of symbols and metaphors, stories and images—not words. So what does this mean for the sermon, that long-standing, word-based tradition of Christianity? In this ground-breaking resource, bestselling author Leonard Sweet offers an ...


Closer Still

hope//fully Publishing, 2012 For me and for many people in the Western world, the God of Christianity has been portrayed as an old man in the sky with a stick waiting to punish those who enjoy life and the idea we've been given of holiness is a lifestyle of repression and self-denial in the hopes that one day we can get wings, sit on the clouds and sing songs for all eternity about a God that they're secretly terrified of. But what if that's because ...


Postmodernism 101: A First Course for the Curious Christian
Heath White

Brazos Press, 2006

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Conviction Versus Mercy

Mount Bethel Publishing, 2013

Many Christians tend to emphasize either conviction or mercy in their lives but not both. This book emphasizes the importance of merging the two to be truly Christlike. Though combining mercy and conviction has always been a challenge throughout history, it is especially difficult now as our culture is increasingly affected by a Postmodern worldview and the backlash against it.


The Trouble with the Truth: Balancing Truth and Grace
Rob Renfroe

Abingdon Press, 2014

There’s a lot of talk today about “culture wars,” but these external conflicts are only a symptom of a deeper problem: there is trouble with the truth. Beneath our differences about the values that should define our culture is a real disagreement about what is true. Those who hold to the traditional beliefs of the Christian faith find themselves at odds with a culture that no longer believes there are universal spiritual or moral truths ...


Postmodernism (Teach Yourself Educational)
Glenn Ward

Teach Yourself Books, 1997

Postmodernism embodies the idea that there are no new ideas to be invented - everything is borrowed from previous times and we live in a postmodern age. This is an introduction to the philosophy behind postmodernism for students or anyone who wishes to know more.


Ficciones (Spanish Edition)
Jorge Luis Borges

Vintage Espanol, 2012

“Pensé en un laberinto de laberintos, en un sinuoso laberinto creciente que abarcara el pasado y el porvenir y que implicara de algún modo los astros”. —Jorge Luis Borges   Ficciones es quizá el libro más reconocido de Jorge Luis Borges, compuesto por los libros El jardín de senderos que se bifurcan y Artificios , ambos considerados piezas fundamentales del universo borgiano. Entre los cuentos que aquí se reúnen hay algunos ...


Is Jesus the Only Savior?
James R. Edwards

Eerdmans Pub Co, 2005

In this timely book for believers, inquirers, and skeptics alike, James R. Edwards faces head-on the question of whether or not Jesus is indeed the sole savior of the world. After tracing the currents of modernity from the Enlightenment to the Jesus Seminar, Edwards contends that the assumptions of the most skeptical historical-Jesus scholars are no more intellectually defensible than the claims of faith. He then assembles extensive support to ...


Ficciones (Everyman's Library (Cloth))
Jorge Luis Borges

Everyman's Library, 1993

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Jorge Luis Borges was one of those very rare creators who changed the face of an art form—in his case, the short story. His work has been paid the ultimate honor of being appropriated and imitated by innumerable writers on every continent of the world.The seventeen brief masterpieces of FICCIONES explode the boundaries of genre, offering up labyrinthine libraries, a fictional encyclopedia entry that spawns an ...


Authentic Parenting in a Postmodern Culture: Practical Help for Shaping Your Children's Hearts, Minds, and ...
Mary E. DeMuth

Harvest House Publishers, 2007

What is postmodernism? Is it good or bad? Does it have anything to do with being an effective, godly parent? With sensitivity, grace, and a passion to help families experience authentic, life–changing relationships with God, Mary DeMuth describes the new way people are processing truth. She reveals effective ways for parents to communicate with today’s kids: by developing relationships, by learning along with their kids, by creating a ...


The Truth about the Truth (New Consciousness Reader)
Walter Truett Anderson

Tarcher, 1995

Includes essays and excerpts from the works of prominent modern thinkers such as Umberto Eco, Jacques Derrida, and Isaiah Berlin among others.


Telling the Truth

Zondervan, 2002

This thoughtful cultural analysis probes important turning-points of biblical theology, describes successful contemporary evangelism, and exposes readers to the strategy and practice of Christian thinkers who are reaching the postmodern world.


Literary Theory: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for the Perplexed)
Mary Klages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2007

This Guide for the Perplexed provides an advanced introduction to literary theory from basic information and orientation for the uninformed leading on to more sophisticated readings. It engages directly with the difficulty many students find intimidating, asking 'What is ''Literary Theory''?' and offering a clear, concise, accessible guide to the major theories and theorists, including: humanism; structuralism; poststructuralism; ...


Coming Back to Earth: From gods, to God, to Gaia
Lloyd Geering

Polebridge Press, 2009

According to Lloyd Geering the doctrines of Incarnation and Trinity, which began as attempts to reflect the indwelling of God in human beings, were soon distorted to proclaim the reality of a sacred realm in the heavens. But the collapse of supernaturalism, he says, has produced a new and different pattern of reality: the self-creating universe, the self-evolving human species, and the emerging global consciousness. In light of these changes, he ...


Madonna As Postmodern Myth: How One Star's Self-Construction Rewrites Sex, Gender, Hollywood and the American ...
Georges-Claude Guilbert

McFarland & Company, 2002

Madonna has long been accepted as a pop culture icon, but this text postulates a greater cultural importance by analyzing her as a postmodern myth. This work examines how Madonna methodically discovered and constructed herself (often rewriting her past), the nature and extent of her ambition and the means she used to reach her goals. It also details the way in which she organized her own cult (borrowing from the gay community), devised her ...


50 Writers: An Anthology of 20th Century Russian Short Stories (Cultural Syllabus)

Academic Studies Press, 2011

The largest, most comprehensive anthology of its kind, this volume brings together significant representative stories from every decade of the twentieth century. It includes the prose of officially recognized writers and dissidents, both well-known and neglected or forgotten, plus new authors from the end of the century. The selections reflect the various literary trends and approaches to depicting reality in this era: traditional realism, ...


Whitehead's Radically Different Postmodern Philosophy: An Argument for Its Contemporary Relevance (S U N Y ...
David Ray Griffin

State University of New York Press, 2008

Examines the postmodern implications of Whitehead’s metaphysical system. Postmodern philosophy is often dismissed as unintelligible, self-contradictory, and as a passing fad with no contribution to make to the problems faced by philosophers in our time. While this characterization may be true of the type of philosophy labeled postmodern in the 1980s and 1990s, David Ray Griffin argues that Alfred North Whitehead had formulated a ...


Adrift: Postmodernism in the Church

Gospel Advocate Company, 2011

An in-depth study on postmodernism in the church.


Habermas: A Very Short Introduction
Gordon Finlayson

Oxford University Press, 2005

Jürgen Habermas is the most renowned living German philosopher. This book aims to give a clear and readable overview of his philosophical work. It analyzes both the theoretical underpinnings of Habermas's social theory, and its more concrete applications in the fields of ethics, politics, and law. Finally, it examines how Habermas's social and political theory informs his writing on real, current political and social problems. The author ...



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