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Saint Patrick Of Ireland: A Book Review, Gary E. Silvers Ph.D. Jan 2014

Saint Patrick Of Ireland: A Book Review, Gary E. Silvers Ph.D.

Gary E. Silvers Ph.D.

Who was St. Patrick of Ireland? Did you know that he was actually from England? Phillip Freeman paints a vivid portrait of St. Patrick and the times in which he lived. This is a book review of Freemans "St. Patrick of Ireland: A Biography."


Strengthened By Fire: How Events In C.S. Lewis’S Life Shaped His Views On Pain And Suffering, Gary E. Silvers Ph.D. Jan 2014

Strengthened By Fire: How Events In C.S. Lewis’S Life Shaped His Views On Pain And Suffering, Gary E. Silvers Ph.D.

Gary E. Silvers Ph.D.

The issue of pain and suffering has long been a barrier to some when considering the existence of a loving God. C.S. Lewis was not immune to this dilemma. As a self-described atheist, Lewis concluded, “Either there is no spirit behind the universe, or else a spirit indifferent to good and evil, or else an evil spirit.” The purpose of this paper is to explore how Lewis’s experiences of dealing with pain and suffering impacted his faith in God. The paper will show how his suffering and loss actually strengthened his faith.


The Intertestamental Period, Gary E. Silvers Ph.D. Jan 2014

The Intertestamental Period, Gary E. Silvers Ph.D.

Gary E. Silvers Ph.D.

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The Advancement: A Book Review, Gary E. Silvers Ph.D. Jan 2014

The Advancement: A Book Review, Gary E. Silvers Ph.D.

Gary E. Silvers Ph.D.

Do you ever feel as if our culture is based on an illusion? Institutions can be redefined to whatever suits a particular interest and even gender can now be a matter of preference rather than a biological fact. All truth is now relative. The book "The Advancement: Keeping the Faith in an Evolutionary Age" may be of interest to you. L. Russ Bush explains how the Western Culture came adopt this current worldview. Please see my review. I highly recommend this book.