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Galatians, Ephesians (Book Review), John B. Roney Jan 2013

Galatians, Ephesians (Book Review), John B. Roney

History Faculty Publications

Book review by John B. Roney.

Bray, Gerald L., ed. Galatians, Ephesians. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2011. (Reformation commentary on Scripture. New Testament; 10). ISBN 978083082973


Animal Cognition, The Importance Of Touch, And The Cit, Deirdre Yeater Jan 2012

Animal Cognition, The Importance Of Touch, And The Cit, Deirdre Yeater

Presidential Seminar on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition

A presentation of Professor Yeater's incorporation in her class PSCC103 of 5 in- class discussions comparing human and non-human species, particularly dolphins, with an emphasis on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and the importance of touch. PSCC-103, The Human Community: The Individual and Society, is a 3 credit course which engages students in a study of the relationship between psychology – the science of human behavior and mental processes, and the Catholic intellectual tradition – which is characterized by rigorous intellectual inquiry and an openness to scientific ideas. This course aims to help us understand ourselves as human persons, as well as ...


"Monkeying With The Bible”: Edgar J. Goodspeed's American Translation, R. Bryan Bademan Jan 2006

"Monkeying With The Bible”: Edgar J. Goodspeed's American Translation, R. Bryan Bademan

History Faculty Publications

Devotion to the Bible remains an underappreciated aspect of American religious life partly because it fails to generate controversy. This essay opens a window onto America's relationship with the Bible by exploring a controversial moment in the history of the Bible in America: the public reception of University of Chicago professor Edgar J. Goodspeed's American Translation (1923). Initially, at least, most Americans flatly rejected Goodspeed's impeccably credentialed attempt to cast the language of the Bible in contemporary "American" English. Accusations of the professor's irreligion, bad taste, vulgarity, and crass modernity emerged from nearly every quarter of ...


Evangelism In A Pluralistic Society, Wayne A. Detzler Jan 1985

Evangelism In A Pluralistic Society, Wayne A. Detzler

History Faculty Publications

How do we evangelize a pluralistic society? We proclaim the name of Jesus Christ. To a multitude starved for truth, we offer the truth of God's inerrant Word. For millions mired down in sin, we offer a Saviour who can snatch them out. Amid the confusion and conflict we call people to meet at the Cross of the lord Jesus Christ, and He draws all.


Continental Drift, Tectonics, And Joshua, Joel W. Block Jan 1980

Continental Drift, Tectonics, And Joshua, Joel W. Block

Physics Faculty Publications

The Bible has served as a source of spiritual inspiration for many centuries. It has been used as a text in the academic disciplines of history, geography, archeology, literature, law, language, and health, as well as in theology. Yet this multipurpose manuscript has been virtually ignored as an earth science reference It is this writer's intent to demonstrate the Bible's value as a geological resource.


Astronomy And The Bible: Joshua's Long Day, Joel W. Block Nov 1977

Astronomy And The Bible: Joshua's Long Day, Joel W. Block

Physics Faculty Publications

The Bible has served as a multipurpose text for thousands of years. However, the Bible has been ignored in the area of astronomy. Several teaching points can be demonstrated using the Bible stories and modern astronomical principles.