Straight to the Pointlessness: A Christian Account of Life and the Universe

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Overview

A powerful riposte to atheist claims that Christians are merely puppets in God's hands, celebrating the God-given freedom which lies at the heart of faith.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441163967
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 1/10/2011
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Hart is Rural Dean of Chester and Rector of Plemstall and Guilden Sutton. He teaches on the ordination/readers training course for the regional partnership covering the southern North West dioceses. He has first class degrees in Mathematics and Theology and a PhD in Aerodynamics from Cambridge, andwas ordained after ten years of aerodynamics research in the automotive and power generation industries.

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Table of Contents

Introduction vii

1 Straight to the Pointlessness 1

2 Intimations of God 9

3 Faith and Reason 15

4 Growth of Faith 21

5 God and Creation 27

6 Jesus of Nazareth 37

7 Recognizing Jesus 43

8 Jesus - God and Man 47

9 Freedom through Jesus 55

10 Models of Atonement 61

11 The Holy Trinity 67

12 Why the Church? 71

13 The Church 75

14 Baptism 81

15 The Bible 85

16 Prayer 93

17 Christian Living 99

18 The Eucharist 109

19 Heaven 117

20 Suffering and Joy 125

Notes 129

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