Posts Tagged ‘Spirituality’

Bishop John Shelby Spong

July 1 . 2013

John Shelby Spong argues in The Fourth Gospel that this last gospel to be written was misinterpreted by the framers of the fourth-century creeds to be a literal account of the life of Jesus when in fact it is a literary, interpretive retelling of the events in Jesus’ life through the medium of fictional characters.

Jim Holt

April 4 . 2013

Author Jim Holt explores the greatest metaphysical mystery of all: why is there something rather than nothing? in Why Does the World Exist.

William Lane Craig

February 27 . 2013

Christian philosopher and theologian, Dr. William Lane Craig offers eight reasons why God is real.

James Tabor, Joe Nickell

March 26 . 2012

James Tabor discusses what the concept of resurrection meant to the first followers of Jesus, particularly how it differed from the common understanding of the term today in The Jesus Discovery. Then Joe Nickell with the Center for Inquiry offers another point of view.

Eric Weiner

December 14 . 2011

When a health scare puts him in the hospital, Eric Weiner, an agnostic, finds himself tangling with an unexpected question,  “Have you found your God yet?” Follow his journey in Man Seeks God.

Rosalyn Schanzer

October 31 . 2011

Witches! is Rosalyn Schanzer‘s riveting, true story of the victims, crooked officials, and mass hysteria that turned a mysterious illness affecting two children into a witch hunt that took over a dozen people’s lives and ruined hundreds in the little colonial town of Salem Village, Massachusetts

 

Randall Stephens, Karl Giberson

October 24 . 2011

The Anointed is an analysis of intellectual authority within evangelicalism by Randall Stephens and Karl  Giberson. They  argue that there is an anti-intellectual populism undergirding evangelical “truth,” and that the movement takes its cues from a handful of influential but  dubiously credentialed authority figures.

Maureen Hancock, Pat Croce

September 30 . 2011

In The Medium Next Door, Maureen Hancock shares her life story, the unfolding personal struggles encountered as a medium, and the heartfelt passion behind her calling to assist the dying.  Later,  reach for Pat Croce’s The Pirate Handbook if you have dreamed of hitting the high seas, manning a crew, brandishing a cutlass, or burying treasure.