This book introduces Christian worldview apologetics. It applies worldview principles to engage Advaita Vedanta Hinduism with the biblical responses of Christianity. The Christian worldview focus is as much theological as philosophical. Chapter one introduces the biblical mandate for apologetics, reviewing the historical and contemporary apologetic scene. It highlights diverse methodological principles in worldview apologetics, laying the groundwork for the method employed. Chapter two introduces Vedanta Hinduism through the teachings of Sankara, Ramanuja, and Madhva. This is a primer for those unfamiliar with Advaita. Chapter three examines Christian rapprochement and antithesis with Vedanta Hinduism. The apologist applies worldview apologetics in understanding the access points and biblical dividing lines when these two worldviews confront one another. Chapter four commences the apologetic engagement with proof. The Advaitin presents the monistic worldview and the ultimate reality, otherwise known as Brahman. The foundational Christian worldview is represented with the scriptures, God, man, and his salvation in Jesus Christ. Chapter five addresses the offense part of apologetics. The adherents of each worldview contrast their viewpoints against the viewpoint of the other system. Vedanta´s monism, impersonal reality, inclusivity, and rationality are contrasted with Christianity´s historic self-revelation of God to man. Chapter six handles apologetic defense through the lens of experience, epistemology, and correspondence with reality. The Hindu worldview has transcending experience, supra-rational epistemology, and deep coherence. The Christian admits a transitory universe, which has no existence as a contingent creation, apart from God. Chapter seven reviews worldview apologetic practice under metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics. These deal with the ontology of reality in its manifestations and our understandin 1. Language: English. Narrator: Locust & Honey Publications. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/050668/bk_acx0_050668_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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La gente siempre esta en el filo de una navaja, dice un proverbio oriental y en el se baso el ingles Somerset Maugham para una de sus ultimas novelas, en donde los protagonistas son un joven intelectual y una muchacha que solo ansia ser rica. Ese conflicto entre la mente y lo material lleva a una serie de interesantes desarrollos.Larry Darrell is a young man whose experiences in World War I lead him to question the meaning of his comfortable life. Postponing his engagement to Isabel, he travels first to Europe and then to India, where his studies with a Hindu holy man change his life. 1. Spanish. Pedro Montoya. http://samples.audible.de/bk/yoyo/000019/bk_yoyo_000019_sample.mp3.
Thomas Merton, one of the great mystics of the 20th century, had a deep interest in Islam and its mystical tradition of Sufism. Now, you can join one of Catholicism´s great scholars on a fascinating journey through Merton´s encounter with Islam. Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was a Trappist monk whose numerous books made the Christian spiritual classics accessible to modern audiences. A pioneer in interreligious dialogue, he developed a profound interest in the mystical traditions of the world´s major religions. In addition to his multiple relationships with non-Catholic Christians, he engaged in correspondence with Jewish, Muslim, Zen Buddhist, Taoist, and Hindu thinkers. Mystics, Muslims, and Merton focuses on Merton´s engagement with Islam. Your presenter is Prof. Sidney Griffith PhD, an expert in Muslim-Christian relations and a lifelong reader of Thomas Merton. Throughout the course, you will journey through the broad spectrum of Merton´s encounters with Muslims. You will look at Thomas Merton´s interest in Islamic mysticism, particularly in the traditions of Sufism. You will start by looking at his openness to ´´sharing the experience of the Divine light´´ with members of other religions. Then, as you explore Merton´s correspondence with scholars of Sufism and practicing Sufis, you will gain great insight into the spiritual mind of Thomas Merton. Thomas Merton was a remarkable spiritual thinker, and his interactions with Muslims provide a model of interfaith dialogue today. If you are interested in Merton´s ideas, you will love this course. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Professor Sidney H. Griffith STL PhD. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/nykm/000123/bk_nykm_000123_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Do you know what it takes to become a Navy SEAL? It was always Marcus Luttrell´s dream to join the elite forces, and he accomplished this goal to prove his bravery and patriotism in Afghanistan. In Lone Survivor, Patrick Robinson helps Marcus Luttrell tell his story of a mission that ended in multiple tragedies. This summary of Lone Survivor will guide you through each chapter while offering helpful insights that add to your reading experience. Witness Luttrell´s rigorous Navy SEAL training and epic display of heroism as he fights for his country and his own survival in Lone Survivor. Despite the right-wing views expressed throughout the book, both conservatives and liberals can find inspiration in Luttrell´s journey. The depiction of Navy SEAL training shows readers the type of bravery and dedication required by these outstanding citizens. Marcus and his team are sent on a mission in the Hindu Kush mountain range where an unexpected ambush awaits. Readers get an upfront view of the brutal battle that ensued and witness Marcus´ sheer will to fight and survive. Lone Survivor illustrates the honor of the Pashtun tribesmen who protected Luttrell, and it offers new perspectives of the oft-criticized Rules of Engagement. Read this comprehensive summary along with Lone Survivor to gain more from Marcus´ experiences and reconsider the military and its dedicated service to the country. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Matthew Pilch. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/015905/bk_acx0_015905_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.