the language of god

Book Title : The Language of God
Author : Francis Collins
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2008-09-04
Pages : 304
ISBN : 9781847396150
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Dr Francis S. Collins, head of the Human Genome Project, is one of the world's leading scientists, working at the cutting edge of the study of DNA, the code of life. Yet he is also a man of unshakable faith in God. How does he reconcile the seemingly unreconcilable? In THE LANGUAGE OF GOD he explains his own journey from atheism to faith, and then takes the reader on a stunning tour of modern science to show that physics, chemistry and biology -- indeed, reason itself -- are not incompatible with belief. His book is essential reading for anyone who wonders about the deepest questions of all: why are we here? How did we get here? And what does life mean?

Book Title : The Language of Science and Faith
Author : Karl Giberson
Publisher : SPCK
Release Date : 2012-01-19
Pages : 224
ISBN : 9780281066070
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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World-renowned scientist Francis Collins and fellow scientist Karl Giberson show how we can embrace both science and faith, without compromising either. Their fascinating treatment explains how God cares for and interacts with his creation while science offers a reliable way to understand the world he made.

Book Title : A Theology of God talk
Author : J. Timothy Allen
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release Date : 2002
Pages : 166
ISBN : 0789015153
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Use this common coping mechanism to help people respond to crises! This thoughtful book offers a fresh theological interpretation for the ways people talk about God in times of crisis. A Theology of God-Talk: The Language of the Heart probes the meaning behind phrases like “It must have been God's will” and “The Lord took Uncle Harry.” Though many caring professionals dismiss such talk as insensitive or irrational, these phrases offer powerful clues to the speaker's personal religious feelings. A Theology of God-Talk demonstrates the ways that God-talk moves the sufferer through the grief and doubt of the crisis. By recognizing the ways God-talk resembles myth, apocalyptic tale, tragedy, story, and even prayer--all literary categories--the caregiver can begin to help sufferers rewrite their personal narratives in the wake of tragedy. A Theology of God-Talk examines the crucial issues of God-talk, including: common false assumptions about it the theology of God-talk interpretations and misinterpretations how to glean counseling insights from God-talk differing stances for sufferers and survivors of tragedy Bringing together psychology, theology, and narrative theory, this insghtful and sensitive book offers new ways of looking at this common reaction to crisis. A Theology of God-Talk is an instant classic and an essential resource for pastors, chaplains, therapists, grief counselors, and theologians.

Book Title : The Language of God in the Universe
Author : Helena Lehman
Publisher : Pillar of Enoch Ministry
Release Date : 2006
Pages : 440
ISBN : 0975913107
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This first volume in The Language of God Series is an in-depth examination of the divine allegorical language found in nature and the universe that God utilizes to communicate to mankind.

Book Title : Decoding the Language of God
Author : George C. Cunningham
Publisher :
Release Date : 2010
Pages : 269
ISBN : PSU:000067075508
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The author presents a point-by-point rebuttal to Francis Collins's work The Language of God, arguing that there is no scientifically acceptable evidence to support belief in a personal God and much that discredits it. Original. 10,000 first printing.

Book Title : Living in the Language of God
Author : Warner M. Bailey
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release Date : 2017-06-27
Pages : 152
ISBN : 9781532614132
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Twenty-first century Christians live in diaspora, merely one voice among many, without enjoying their once-privileged place in society. This is particularly the case for those who struggle to be a church that mirrors the capaciousness of God's grace. We are assaulted by the venting of pent-up furies, which are stoked by profound anxieties over the loss of a cherished worldview and fear about an unacceptable but unstoppable future. Frequently, we struggle to speak an authentic word of God amidst the cross-talk of many voices. This book--a canonical study of Hosea through Malachi, called collectively The Book of the Twelve--describes a biblical model of faithful speaking under similar circumstances. It guides reaction to this loss toward intense engagement with Scripture and theology in order to sense again the meaning of speaking what is at the heart of faith, God's unalterable commitment to continuing faithfulness with us.

Book Title : Christian Origins and the Language of the Kingdom of God
Author : Michael L. Humphries
Publisher : SIU Press
Release Date : 1999
Pages : 98
ISBN : 0809322307
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Traditionally, scholars have traced the origin of Christianity to a single source—the kingdom of God as represented in the message of the historical Jesus. Through a rhetorical critical analysis of one of the most important texts in early Christian literature (the Beelzebul controversy), Michael L. Humphries addresses the issue of Christian origins, demonstrating how the language of the kingdom of God is best understood according to its locative or taxonomic effect where the demarcation of social and cultural boundaries contributes to the emergence of this new social foundation. The Beelzebul controversy exists in two versions— Q and Mark—and thereby allows the study to engage the import of the kingdom language at the point of juxtaposition between two distinct textual representations. This makes it possible to deal directly with the issue of the disparity of texts in the synoptic tradition. Humphries suggests that these two versions of the same controversy indicate two distinct social trajectories wherein the kingdom of God comes to mean something quite different in each case but that nevertheless they demonstrate a similarity in theoretical effect where the language contributes to the emergence of relatively distinct social formations. Humphries establishes the Q and Markan versions of the Beelzebul controversy as relatively sophisticated compositions that are formally identified as elaborate chreiai (a literary form used in the teaching of rhetoric at the secondary and post-secondary level of GrecoRoman education) and that offer an excellent example of the rhetorical manipulation of language in the development of social and cultural identity.

Book Title : Johnson s Dictionary and the Language of Learning
Author : Robert DeMaria
Publisher : UNC Press Books
Release Date : 2000-09-01
Pages : 320
ISBN : 080784201X
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Although the Dictionary is primarily a philological work, DeMaria shows how it also serves literary, moral, and educational purposes. By analyzing the content of the 116,000 illustrative quotations used by Johnson, the author illuminates the major

Book Title : Additional Essays on the Language of Scripture
Author : John Simpson
Publisher :
Release Date : 1810
Pages : 320
ISBN : HARVARD:AH64MT
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Book Title : The Language of Life
Author : Francis Collins
Publisher : Profile Books
Release Date : 2010-12-09
Pages : 332
ISBN : 9781847652096
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We are in the midst of a medical revolution: in just a few years, we will be able to have our complete DNA sequenced at an affordable cost. Analysing the content of our genomes will allow a powerful estimate of our future risks of illness - from cystic fibrosis and Huntington's disease, to cancer and diabetes - which will help us devise our own personalised blueprint of preventive medicine. This will have enormous implications on everything from our day-to-day choices like diet and exercise, to childbearing and health insurance - and it may even challenge what we thought we knew about our ethnic histories. Combining cutting-edge scientific research with practical advice, Francis Collins examines this remarkable phenomenon, which will transform healthcare worldwide. We now know that the language spoken by our DNA is the language of life itself, and in this important book Collins shows how reading that language will help save lives.