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Total number of records: 787 Matching records: 787

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Category / Location and Item # / Media
10748 Halos and Avatars: Playing Video Games With God
Craig Detweiler
Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 978-0-664-23277-1
TH - Theology / THD / Book
Craig Detweiler's collection of up-to-the-minute essays on video games' theological themes (and yes, they do exist!) is an engaging and provocative book for gamers, parents, pastors, media scholars, and theologians--virtually anyone who has dared to consider the ramifications of modern society's obsession with video games and online media. Together, these essays take on an exploding genre in popular culture and interpret it through a refreshing and enlightening philosophical lens.
10747 The Gospel According to Dr. Seuss
James W. Kemp
Judson Press
ISBN 0-8170-1457-8
TH - Theology / THK / Book
The stories of one of the world's most beloved children's authors are both imaginative and entertaining. But a closer look at Dr. Seuss's stories reveals that many are inspirational as well as instructive. James Kemp has identified as his favorite theologian not Barth or Pannenberg, but the inimitable Dr. Seuss. In this readily accessible resource, Kemp finds parallels between the actions of cats in hats, Grinches, Snitches, Sneetches, and other Creachas and lessons found in Scripture. Thus, as the author shares his enthusiasm for the creativity and wisdom of Dr. Seuss, both the meaning and the relevance of many Bible passages come to life.
10746 Finding God in the Land of Narnia
Kurt Bruner
Tyndale House Publishers
ISBN 978-0-8423-8104-8
TH - Theology / THB / Book
In Finding God in the Land of Narnia, best-selling authors Kurt Bruner and Jim Ware explore the deep spiritual themes of redemption and grace found in the popular Chronicles of Narnia series by C. S. Lewis. With amazing clarity that captures the tone and style of C. S. Lewis himself, the authors offer a depth of insight that will surprise even the most ardent Lewis fan. Each chapter will help readers gain not only a deeper understanding of the popular Lewis series, but a deeper understanding of God himself.
10745 The Gospel According to The Beatles
Steve Turner
Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 978-0-664-22983-2
TH - Theology / THT / Book
Renowned British music journalist and author Steve Turner surveys the religious and spiritual influence of the Beatles, the band that changed the history of music forever. With new interviews, never-before-published material, and fresh insights, Turner helps the reader understand the religious and spiritual ideas and ideals that influenced the music and lives of the Beatles and helps us see how the Fab Four influenced our own lives and culture.

Topics discussed include the religious upbringing of John, Paul, George, and Ringo; the backlash in the United States after John Lennon's "The Beatles are more popular than Jesus" comment; the dabbling in Eastern religion; the use of drugs to attempt to enter a higher level of consciousness; and the overall legacy that the Beatles and their music have left. While there is no religious system that permanently anchored the Beatles or their music, they did leave a gospel, Turner concludes: one of love, peace, personal freedom, and the search for transcendence.
10744 The Gospel According to U2: We Get to Carry Each Other
Greg Garrett
Westminister John Knox Press
ISBN 978-0-664-23217-7
TH - Theology / THG / Book
Who among us has not experienced hearing a song that moved us deeply, that spoke to us in a truly spiritual way? Millions of fans around the world have found that inspiration in the music of U2, arguably the biggest band in the world today. This engaging and informative book examines the spirituality that drives U2, a band whose influence has spread far beyond music and whose songs encourage listeners to put their faith into action for the sake of the poor and marginalized.
10743 The Gospel According to The Simpsons: Leader's Guide for Group Study
Samuel F. Parvin
Westminister John Knox Press
ISBN 978-0-664-23208-5
TH - Theology / THP / Book
10742 The Gospel According to Bruce Springsteen: Rock and Redemption from Asbury Park to Magic
Jeffrey B. Symynkywicz
Westminister John Knox Press
ISBN 978-0-664-23169-9
TH - Theology / THS / Book
In this engaging book, Jeffrey Symynkywicz, a minister and dedicated Springsteen fan, shows us that Bruce Spingsteen's enduring importance stems largely from the rich spiritual themes that run throughout his albums. With a lively and engaging style, Symynkywicz probes each of Springsteen's albums and shows how his music helps make sense of the many threads of our lives, including experiences of sin and redemption, fear and courage, and--above all--faith, hope, and love.
10741 Science & Theology: An Introduction
John Polkinghorne
Fortress Press
TH - Theology / THP / Book
In this short masterpiece, eminent scientist and theologian John Polkinghorne offers an accessible yet authoritative introduction to the stimulating field of science and religion.
10740 A New Handbook of Christian Theologians
Donald W. Musser
ISBN 0-687-27803-1
TH - Theology / THM / Book
In recent years, the flow of Christian theology has been channeled in diverse streams represented by such trends and movements as black theology, liberation theology, feminist theology, and womanist theology. To survey this abundance and diversity of current Christian theology, this book examines the theologies of representative theologians. Particularly to help students navigate the sea of information, the editors have identified various routes for reading, and have traced several threads or issues common to many of the essays, thus demarcating such recurrent concerns as the ways in which the theologians consider the sources and goals for theology, their variant assumptions and conclusions about the nature of God, their divergent approaches to understanding the person and purpose of the Christ, and their distinct expectations for the destiny of history and faith.
10739 God and the Astronomers
Robert Jastrow
W. W. Norton and Company
ISBN 0-393-85005-6
TH - Theology / THJ / Book
In this new edition Robert Jastrow discusses the scientific discoveries that bring science into agreement or conflict with religion and examines the latest evidence for, as well as against the Big Bang theory, which argues that the Universe exploded into being. He explains the evidence for the mysterious Anthropic Principle, which asserts that the Universe was designed for mankind to live in and examines the case for and against Darwin's theory of evolution. This edition examines these issues from the Catholic, Protestant and Jewish viewpoints. Robert Jastrow is also the author of "Red Giants and White Dwarfs" and "Until the Sun Dies".

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