My Father's World: Meditations on Christianity and Culture


We See Many Happy Reminders That Our Father Made This World and Everything Good in It. But We Also See Painful Reminders of Sin Distorting What He Has Made. As My Father's World Shows, All is not Lost -- Our Father is at Work in His World and in Us.
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We See Many Happy Reminders That Our Father Made This World and Everything Good in It. But We Also See Painful Reminders of Sin Distorting What He Has Made. As My Father's World Shows, All is not Lost -- Our Father is at Work in His World and in Us.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780875525600
  • Publisher: P&R Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/28/2002
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,430,753
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 11
Introduction 13
Part 1 Christians in the World
1. Inward Christian Soldiers 20
2. The Accidental Evangelist 23
3. Living in Apostolic Times 27
4. Becoming an Apostolic Christian 30
5. Alien Residence 33
6. The Wanamaker Name 36
7. More Than a Restaurant 41
Part 2 The Bible
8. Dead Sea Scrolls at Fifty 46
9. Treasures in the Sand 50
10. The Stealth Bible 55
11. The Jesus Seminar 59
Part 3 Love, Marriage, and Family
12. The New Harlequin Romance 65
13. Adam Has Two Daddies 69
14. No Surrender 73
15. Father and Son 76
16. Fatherless America 80
17. Growing Kids the Ezzo Way 84
18. SCM Seeks SCF for LTR 88
19. What Should We Do with Mother? 92
20. When the Almond Tree Blossoms 96
Part 4 The Arts
21. The Serious Business of Heaven 102
22. Thanks for Mendelssohn 106
23. Cezanne 110
24. Face to Face: Van Gogh's Portraiture 113
25. The (Not So) Peaceable Kingdom 117
26. The Reverend Mr. Brocklehurst 121
Part 5 Science and Technology
27. Evolution as Religion 127
28. Cell Division 131
29. Take Two Prayers and Call Me in the Morning 135
30. Homo Sapiens for Sale 139
31. Earth Day 143
32. Digital Angel 147
Part 6 Social Issues
33. Why Humans Have Rights 153
34. Ashkelon in America 157
35. The Massacre of the Innocents 160
36. The Lust of the Eyes 164
37. Alcohol License 168
38. Not Worth the Gamble 172
39. Road Rage 176
40. Cheaters Never Prosper 180
41. That Demon, Sport 184
42. Foot and Mouth (and Heart) 188
43. I Was in Prison 192
Part 7 Feasts and Festivals
44. Talking Turkey 197
45. A Word of Thanks 202
46. The True Meaning of Christmas 206
47. I Shop, Therefore I Am 211
48. The Trouble with Santa 215
Part 8 The Church Yesterday
49. As Far as the East Is from the West 221
50. On a Crusade 224
51. When Catholics Were Catholic 228
52. Wycliffe, Bible Translator 232
53. Bonfire of the Vanities 236
Part 9 The Church Today
54. Consumer Report on Religion 242
55. A Short Theology of the Tulip 246
56. The Place of Hell 250
57. The Coming Revival 254
58. Praying for Revival 258
59. The Church in the Postmodern World 262
60. The Postmodern World in the Church 266
Notes 270
Index of Persons 279
Index of Scripture 283
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