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Secular sermons

Alan Musgrave

Secular sermons

essays on science and philosophy

by Alan Musgrave

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Otago University Press in Dunedin, N.Z .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlan Musgrave
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ175 .M9825 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24469549M
ISBN 109781877372704
LC Control Number2010290990
OCLC/WorldCa430054488

It will sharpen your thinking of what it means to preach Christ (he even uses a similar illustration that we use), help you target a secular audience in your preaching and application, and preach to the heart of listeners by speaking from the heart with imagination. We recommend this book along with these 10 books on expository preaching. Quotes tagged as "a-secular-sermon" Showing of 4 “We began before words, and we will end beyond them. It sometimes seems to me that our days are poisoned with too many words.

Sermons In This Series A Man Of Macedonia Part One Acts Whether the man from Macedonia was Alexander the Great begging Paul to save his brethren or whether it was just a vision sent by God, the fact remains that God did not forget the people of Macedonia even years after their king declared himself to be equal to God. The Sacred Secular nurtures empowerment, creativity, spiritual movement, and the courage to embody the sacredness and substance of our faith. “Many of us in the church (including clergy) feel we have more in common with the ‘spiritual but not religious’ than we have with lots of church folks these days.

  I am not afraid of secular music, any more than I am afraid of a non-Christian book. The reading of a documentary of WWII would not put me in a position that I would be sinning, but it would to someone that had made the study of WWII an idol. Fanny Crosby, who wrote "Blessed Assurance" also wrote poetry, some of which could be considered secular. Our day is facing a scrupulosity and rigor associated with very specific moral practices and their violations, so much so that one can perceive here a secular, popular religion of sorts.


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Made to Stick is the best secular book on preaching. Full of well researched insights. Every preacher should read it. Click to find our more. Denominations *other () Adventist (16) Anglican () Apostolic (15) Assembly Of God () Baptist () Bible Church (35) Brethren (30) Calvary Chapel (70) Catholic () Charismatic (59) Christian Church (72) Christian Missionary Alliance (38) Christian/Church Of Christ () Church Of God.

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Secular sermons. A review of A Devil’s Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love by Richard Dawkins Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, by Lael Weinberger. Richard Dawkins hardly needs introduction. As Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford, Dawkins is a leading proponent of Darwinism, and is perhaps the most visible living apologist for atheism.

I began the Seven Secular Sermons project inin an attempt to share the intense gratitude I feel towards this marvelous universe we are happening in. The sermons are (to be) a series of seven guided meditations on aspects of the universe.

Examining American legal cases, children's books, sermons, and polemics together with popular and classic works of literature from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries, this book shows how the vaunted secularization of American culture proceeds not as an inevitable by-product of modernity, but instead through concerted attempts to render dominant forms of Protestant identity continuous with Reviews: 4.

Sermon Series. Who are you. Christian identity in a secular age. This sermon series will contain 10 studies in the book of 1 Peter. Martin Luther once called 1 Peter “One of the noblest books in the New Testament.” He believed this book contains everything a Christian needs to know.

Last Saturday, a film crew filmed me reading a bit of the Seven Secular Sermons in a formal meditation setting. This is for ARD, Germany’s federal public service ’ll be running the movie at on the 10th of November, apparently.

Six of my friends kindly came together on short notice to play meditating extras. Probably no book published in the last decade has been so ambitious as Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age. He seeks nothing less than to account for the spread of secularism. Timothy Keller’s new book is: rocket fuel.

Keller’s book is a supercharged approach to expository preaching. Preaching: Communicating Faith in an Age of Skepticism stands alone in book market that includes several approaches to preaching.

Some books provide preachers with the nuts and bolts or the mechanics of preaching/5(). PREACHING IN A SECULAR CULTURE DR. TIMOTHY KELLER This article outlines four ideas that in my experience are at the core of preaching effectively in a secular culture.

If you seek to communicate the gospel to both the Christians and non-Christians in your midst, I encourage you to pursue all four elements in your own preaching. It is always instructive, it is always enlightening, it is sometimes literally scintillating to turn to the pages of the Word of God and see what it has to say and how relevantly it speaks to our tim.

First preached by Father Dave Smith at Holy Trinity Dulwich Hill, on Sunday the 27th of September, Click here for the AUDIO:   Secular man has an answer for everything, but he is still baffled by the empty tomb.

Part Four. But there are exceptions. If you want a truly hard-bitten, secular man, then go back about 19 years and visit Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.

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Preaching the Faith of Secular Humanism. You may also be interested in reading the "Christianity/secular humanism Chart"There has been a great deal of discussion in recent years regarding the taboos established by certain American courts against Christian activity on the part of teachers in public school classrooms.

A speech - hopefully, an inspirational short speech. Most sermons should be no longer than 5- 7 minutes. Sometimes, trust me, they are much, much longer.

Which means the priest has lost his audience after about 5 minutes. And some people aren’t ha. In JESUS AMONG SECULAR GODS, Ravi Zacharias and Vince Vitale challenge the popular “isms” of the day, skillfully pointing out the fallacies in their claims and presenting compelling evidence for revealed absolute truth as found in Jesus.

This book is fresh, insightful, and important, and faces head on today’s most urgent challenges to. Friday 1 November am. Essays on Science and Philosophy Alan Musgrave The book. Discursive, entertaining and provocative, Secular Sermons contains fourteen essays by celebrated philosopher Professor Alan Musgrave, examining the basic assumptions of science, religion and mathematics.

Can we decide what to believe?What attracted me to this book was the subtitle: A Secular Jew Comes to Faith in Christ. The Great Good Thing is Andrew Klavan's story. He is that secular Jew and this is his memoir. This is the account of how, in his words, "by the hilarious mercy of God, I had made my way to the great good thing."/5().

This post is the first of three in a series on Preaching in a Secular Age. I began my chapter on preaching and postmodernism in We Cannot Be Silent with these words, “A common concern seems to emerge now wherever Christians gather: The task of truth-telling is stranger than it used to this age, telling the truth is tough business and not for the faint-hearted.