Science and religion just do not mix. Oxford maths Professor and Christian believer Prof. Science has explained it, they assume. John lennox offers a fresh way of thinking about science and Christianity that dispels the common misconceptions about both. Science, and the technologies it has spawned, has delivered so much to the world: clean water; more food; better healthcare; longer life.
Can Science Explain Everything? Oxford Apologetics #ad - And we live in a time of rapid scientific progress that holds enormous promise for many of the problems we face as humankind.
Have No Fear: Being Salt and Light Even When It's Costly10Publishing #N/A #ad - Christians are under increasing pressure to be silent. He argues that it is possible to stand up to the pressure society places on us, and in so doing we ll find our Christian life grows in strength and joy. But our christian faith was never meant to be private. We're led to believe that, our beliefs are outdated, at best, and at worst they are dangerous.
Silenced by fear, it s all too easy to keep quiet. Using examples from the bible and from his own life, John explains practically how we can winsomely share Jesus with our friends, despite our fears. Jesus' followers are instructed to be deliberately and willingly different, seeking to share the life-changing good news they've heard with everyone, whatever the cost.
Have No Fear: Being Salt and Light Even When It's Costly #ad - We might feel that we fall very short of this confident evangelistic lifestyle, but John Lennox shows us that any one of us can become an effective gospel witness.
God's Undertaker: Has Science Buried God?Lion Books #ad - Chapters: war of the worldviews the scope and limits of science Gods, gaps and goblins Designer universe Designer biosphere The nature and scope of evolution The origin of life The genetic code and its origin Matters of information Taming chance without intelligence The origin of information. Evaluates the evidence of modern science in relation to the debate between the atheistic and theistic interpretations of the universe, and provides a fresh basis for discussion.
The book has grown out of the author's lengthy experience of lecturing and debating on this subject in the UK, USA, Germany and Russia, and has been written in response to endless requests for the argumentation in written form.
Seven Days That Divide the World: The Beginning According to Genesis and ScienceZondervan #ad - He moves beyond a simple response to the controversy, insisting that Genesis teaches us far more about the God of Jesus Christ and about God’s intention for creation than it does about the age of the earth. What did the writer of genesis mean by “the first day”? Is it a literal week or a series of time periods? If I believe that the earth is 4.
5 billion years old, am i denying the authority of scripture?In response to the continuing controversy over the interpretation of the creation narrative in Genesis, John Lennox proposes a succinct method of reading and interpreting the first chapters of Genesis without discounting either science or Scripture.
Seven Days That Divide the World: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science #ad - With examples from history, and a look into the particular significance of the creation of human beings, a brief but thorough exploration of the major interpretations, Lennox suggests that Christians can heed modern scientific knowledge while staying faithful to the biblical narrative. With this book, lennox offers a careful yet accessible introduction to a scientifically-savvy, theologically-astute, and Scripturally faithful interpretation of Genesis.
Determined to Believe?: The Sovereignty of God, Freedom, Faith, and Human ResponsibilityZondervan #ad - Following this, lennox delves deeper into the Gospels and then investigates what we can learn regarding determinism and responsibility from Paul's discussion in Romans on God's dealings with Israel. John lennox writes in the spirit of helping people to come to grips with the biblical treatment of this issue for themselves.
. Determined to believe? is written for those who are interested in or even troubled by questions about God's sovereignty and human freedom and responsibility. In this comprehensive review of the topic of theological determinism, the different kinds of determinism, Lennox seeks firstly to define the problem, looking at the concepts of freedom, and the moral problems these pose.
Determined to Believe?: The Sovereignty of God, Freedom, Faith, and Human Responsibility #ad - He then equips the reader with biblical teaching on the topic and explores the spectrum of theological opinion on it. This nuanced and detailed study challenges some of the widely held assumptions in the area of theological determinism and brings a fresh perspective to the debate. Finally lennox tackles the issue of Christian assurance.
God and Stephen Hawking: Whose Design Is It Anyway?Lion Hudson #ad - The grand design', and claims that the laws of physics themselves brought the Universe into being, is the latest blockbusting contribution to the so-called New Atheist debate, by eminent scientist Stephen Hawking, rather than God. In this swift and forthright reply, John Lennox, Oxford mathematician and author of 'God's Undertaker', exposes the flaws in Hawking's logic.
Lion Publishing Plc. In lively, layman's terms, lennox guides us through the key points in Hawking's arguments - with clear explanations of the latest scientific and philosophical methods and theories - and demonstrates that far from disproving a Creator God, they make his existence seem all the more probable.
Scientism and Secularism: Learning to Respond to a Dangerous IdeologyCrossway Books #ad - Rather than leading to a deeper understanding of our universe, this worldview actually undermines real science and marginalizes morality and religion. In this book, celebrated philosopher J. Lion Publishing Plc. Rigid adherence to scientism--as opposed to a healthy respect for science--is all too prevalent in our world today.
Moreland exposes the selfdefeating nature of scientism and equips us to recognize scientism's harmful presence in different aspects of culture, emboldening our witness to biblical Christianity and arming us with strategies for the integration of faith and science--the only feasible path to genuine knowledge.
Against the Flow: The Inspiration of Daniel in an Age of RelativismMonarch Books #ad - Daniel and his friends did not simply maintain their private devotion to God; they maintained a high-profile witness in a pluralistic society antagonistic to their faith. What was it that gave that ancient foursome, the strength and conviction to be prepared, Daniel and his three friends, often at great risk, to swim against the flow? Lion Publishing Plc.
It tells of four teenage friends, but captured by Nebuchadnezzar, born in the tiny state of Judah about twenty-six centuries ago, emperor of Babylon. If daniel and his compatriots were with us today they would be in the vanguard of the public debate. Monarch Books. Daniel describes how they eventually rose to the top echelons of administration.
Against the Flow: The Inspiration of Daniel in an Age of Relativism #ad - . That is why their story has such a powerful message for us. Society tolerates the practice of Christianity in private and in church services, but it increasingly deprecates public witness. Daniel's story is one of extraordinary faith in God lived out at the pinnacle of executive power.
The Logic of God: 52 Christian Essentials for the Heart and MindZondervan #ad - Each entry includes a Scripture, questions for reflection, and some practical application steps. When you're struggling with questions and doubts, confused, curious, or just want a clearer way to express your faith The Logic of God has answers that satisfy the heart and the mind. Monarch Books. In his first ever devotional, the logic of god, the Bible, apologist Ravi Zacharias offers 52 readings that explain how and why Christianity, and God are still relevant, vital, and life-changing for us today.
Jesus christ alone answers our deepest questions. We all have doubts that challenge our faith. To all our dilemmas ravi says, "I am convinced that Jesus Christ alone uniquely answers the deepest questions of our hearts and minds. With a remarkable grasp of biblical facts and a deep understanding of the questions that trouble our hearts, Ravi tackles the most difficult topics with ease and understanding.
The Logic of God: 52 Christian Essentials for the Heart and Mind #ad - . We wonder whether the Bible still matters, or whether God is truly as loving and personal as we hope. But the logic of god is more than intellectual; it is also personal, offering thoughtful wisdom on:when Jesus draws especially near you. The deep ray of hope found in God's Word. How god transforms disappointments.
Why prayer matters.
Gunning for God: Why the New Atheists are Missing the TargetLion Hudson #ad - Religion, 'is dangerous', the 'New Atheists' claim, 'kills' or 'poisons everything'. Lion Publishing Plc. But are things really so straightforward? tackling the likes of richard Dawkins, John Lennox highlights the fallacies in the their approach, Christopher Hitchens and Daniel Dennett head on, Stephen Hawking, arguing that their irrational and unscientific methodology leaves them guilty of the same obstinate foolishness of which they accuse dogmatic religious folks.
Erudite and wide-ranging, Gunning for God packs some debilitating punches. And if religion is the problem with the world, their answer is simple: get rid of it. Lion Books. Atheism is on the march in the western world, and its enemy is God. It also puts forward new ideas about the nature of God and Christianity that will give the New Atheists' best friends and worst enemies alike some stimulating food for thought.
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Am I Just My Brain? Oxford ApologeticsThe Good Book Company #ad - Lion Publishing Plc. Lion Books. But what is the relationship between our brains and our minds-and ultimately our sense of identity as a person? Are we more than machines? Is free-will an illusion? Do we have a soul? Brain scientist Sharon Dirckx lays out the current understanding of who we are from biologists, and points towards a bigger picture, philosophers, theologians and psychologists, that suggests answers to the fundamental questions of our existence.
Not just "what am i?", but "who am i?" – and "why am i?"read this book to gain valuable insight into what modern research is telling us about ourselves, or to give a sceptical friend to challenge the idea that we are merely material beings living in a material world. Modern research is uncovering more and more detail of what our brain is and how it works.
Am I Just My Brain? Oxford Apologetics #ad - Monarch Books. We are living, thinking creatures who carry around with us an amazing organic supercomputer in our heads.