Heaven Is Not My Home: Learning to Live in God's Creation

Heaven Is Not My Home: Learning to Live in God's Creation

by Paul Marshall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0849990408

ISBN-13: 9780849990403

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: W Publishing Group

In Heaven Is Not My Home, author and scholar Paul Marshall asserts that God is not seeking to destroy the earth, but to restore it to its original splendor. In this thought-provoking book, he shows us how the redemption of all things should shape the way we look at every aspect of our lives.

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In Heaven Is Not My Home, author and scholar Paul Marshall asserts that God is not seeking to destroy the earth, but to restore it to its original splendor. In this thought-provoking book, he shows us how the redemption of all things should shape the way we look at every aspect of our lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849990403
Publisher:
W Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Prefaceix
Part IOur Fear of the World
1The Church: A Boring Gospel?3
Part IIOur Place in the World
2Creation and Responsibility15
3Our Struggle with Sin25
4Redemption and Human Life35
Part IIIOur Response to the World
5The Wonder of Learning51
6A Perspective on Work71
7Reflections on Rest89
8The Pleasures of Play103
Part IVOur Tasks in the World
9The Natural World121
10Our Political Responsibility137
11Imagination and the Arts153
12Creativity and Technology169
Part VOur Hope for the World
13Worship and Idolatry187
14Enlightened Evangelism205
15Patience and Long-suffering221
16The New Creation231
17Between Times247
Notes259
About the Authors269

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