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How We Believe

Author : Michael Shermer
ISBN : 1429996749
Genre : Science
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A new edition covering the latest scientific research on how the brain makes us believers or skeptics Recent polls report that 96 percent of Americans believe in God, and 73 percent believe that angels regularly visit Earth. Why is this? Why, despite the rise of science, technology, and secular education, are people turning to religion in greater numbers than ever before? Why do people believe in God at all? These provocative questions lie at the heart of How We Believe , an illuminating study of God, faith, and religion. Bestselling author Michael Shermer offers fresh and often startling insights into age-old questions, including how and why humans put their faith in a higher power, even in the face of scientific skepticism. Shermer has updated the book to explore the latest research and theories of psychiatrists, neuroscientists, epidemiologists, and philosophers, as well as the role of faith in our increasingly diverse modern world. Whether believers or nonbelievers, we are all driven by the need to understand the universe and our place in it. How We Believe is a brilliant scientific tour of this ancient and mysterious desire.

How Can We Believe

Author : Robert James Dean
ISBN : 0805481354
Genre : Apologetics
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This We Believe

Author : William H. Willimon
ISBN : 9781426746031
Genre : Religion
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For John Wesley, the Bible is the joyfully consistent testimony of God’s never-ending grace and ever-seeking love. Likewise, studying the Bible is more than merely knowing what Scripture says; it is also about living every day as a child of God. Beginning with the Core Terms found in The Wesley Study Bible, Bishop Willimon systematically lays out key Wesleyan tenets of faith so that you will have a fresh way to hear God’s voice, share in God’s grace, and become more like Jesus Christ. This book can be used as an eight-week, small-group study. A Leader Guide is also available order #9781426708237 Let this book be your trusted companion to The Wesley Study Bible as you grow to love God with a warmed heart and serve God with active hands.

The Lies We Believe About God

Author : Chris Thurman
ISBN : 9781434711854
Genre : Religion
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Without even realizing it, many people believe lies about God, such as: “God’s love must be earned.” “God has lost control of everything.” “God gives us everything we want in life.” In The Lies We Believe about God, psychologist Chris Thurman explores the influences that affect everyone’s view of God, the cost of not knowing God for who He really is, and how knowing God more intimately can bring greater meaning and joy to life. This engaging, biblically rooted book calls readers to see the truth of who God is—truth that can set them free to enjoy a deeper relationship with Him.

What Do We Believe Why Does It Matter

Author : Jeff Astley
ISBN : 9780334054054
Genre : Religion
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What do We Believe? Why Does it Matter? provides a general introduction to the basic beliefs of Christian theology; together with their significance for Christian worship, living and thinking, and the intellectual problems they raise.

Should We Believe It

Author : Joseph S. Casciato; Robert M. Vass
ISBN : 9781453551325
Genre : Self-Help
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This book is about information and the people who use and Everyday we are subjected to a great deal of information. We read it in the newspapers, we see it on television, we see it on television, and we hear it on the radio. Should we believe everything we read, see, and hear? Joseph S. Casciato and Robert M. Vass' book Should We Believe It helps you understand the importance of accepting only the correct information. The goal of this book is to make you decide whether or not the information you receive is correct. The stories, example and quotes in the book are designed to make the readers realize that there are people who deliberately create misinformation. Integrated in this book are interesting stories about individuals who garble communication and stretch, divert, thwart and almost eliminate facts. Should We Believe It is an eye-opening account of the hazards of accepting things without pause. This book is not saying don't believe every statement you come across. but it strongly suggests that you think before you believe it and realize there should be reasonable verifiability of the claims you encounter every day.

The Lies We Believe

Author : Chris Thurman
ISBN : 9781418570620
Genre : Self-Help
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This newly repackaged edition examines the lies people tell themselves that damage emotional health, relationships, and spiritual life. Psychologist Dr. Chris Thurman guides the reader through part one that identifies the different areas of self-lies, religious lies, marital lies, distortion lies, and worldly lies. Part Two delves into the issues of what is truth, and Part Three deals with how to live the truth, ultimately revealing the freedom that can only come from one thing-believing and telling themselves the truth. An extremely easy-to-follow guide filled with comprehensive workbook exercises, this edition is a way to help people experience the emotional health, intimate relationships, and spiritual fulfillment they are seeking. Previous editions: 0-8407-3192-2 and 07852-7343-3

This We Believe

Author : Stephen W. Plunkett
ISBN : 9781611644616
Genre : Religion
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This accessible introduction to the Christian faith offers a hands-on look at the whole story of the Bible in an effort to help the person in the pew grapple with what it means to be a Christian in a world of conflicting ideologies and competing claims. This We Believe presents eight beliefs that form the basis of the Christian faith in the Reformed and Presbyterian traditions. This thought-provoking book is sure to inspire conversations and prayers concerning the story of the Bible, our theological heritage as Reformed Christians, and the changing culture in which we live.

Can We Believe In God

Author : James Emery White
ISBN : 9780830863624
Genre : Religion
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Skeptics and atheists are becoming more public and vocal about their objections to Christianity. Can thoughtful people today really still believe in God? James Emery White responds to common questions.

A Declaration To All The World Of Our Faith And What We Believe Who Are Called Quakers

Author : Edward Burrough
ISBN : OCLC:15497962
Genre : Society of Friends
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