Knowledge of God by Alvin Plantinga

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Published by Blackwell Pub. in Malden, MA .

Written in English

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  • God (Christianity) -- Knowableness

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementAlvin Plantinga and Michael Tooley.
ContributionsTooley, M. J.
LC ClassificationsBT103 .P58 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18339486M
ISBN 109780631193630, 9780631193647
LC Control Number2007033954

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"Knowledge of God" is part of a debate series. It's difficult to locate this book, since, in the series, there is already a book entitled " Atheism and Theism (Great Debates in Philosophy)." The difference is that this book is more focused on the rationality of theism--is it reasonable to believe in God--than the question of God's existence (though the latter obviously informs the former).Cited by: This book is also original in that it preserves its teaching purpose by maintaining a practical approach as well as an appropriate level of language.

KNOWLEDGE OF GOD: Ancient Spirituality of the Christian East is ideal for any layman seeking to introduce himself to, or increase his knowledge of, the patristic approach to Christian spirituality and Eastern Orthodox : Harry Boosalis. I'm talking mini-mind explosions of epiphany, here. Knowledge of the Holy provides a perspective-altering, paradigm shifting leap into the attributes of God that restores the LORD to the position of God Most High and the reader to a state of humble awe.

This is a great book for helping us remember all /5(46). Knowledge of God book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. As we learned in the previous chapter, the knowledge of God can lead to everlasting life.

4 Let us examine the book that reveals the knowledge of God. We will first give a brief overview of the Bible. Then we will discuss reasons why many informed people believe that it is the inspired Word of God. John Frame does an excellent job on this first book in his Systematic Series.

The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God deals relatively thoroughly with the paradoxes and conflict that has often risen between reformed theologians. He provides /5. This book clearly lays out and communicates the major framework of this knowledge. The content of this book, translated into practice, will revolutionize much of the practice of prayer in the church today, bringing us back into alignment with God's vision of how it should be/5(5).

Both The Knowledge of the Holy and The Pursuit of God are considered Christian Classic literature. Each chapter is maybe pages long, but will leave you deep in thought, enabling you to see God as you never thought possible/5(K).

The Knowledge of the Holy by popular evangelical author and Christian mystic A.W. Tozer illuminates God’s attributes—from wisdom, to grace, to mercy—and in doing so, attempts to restore the majesty and wonder of God in the hearts and minds of all Christians.

A /5. The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands. Day to day pours forth speech, And night to night reveals knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words; Their voice is not heard. read more. Their line has gone out through all the earth, And their utterances to the end of the world.

As you will see in the Scripture verses I will list in this article series, God the Father places an extremely high value on the pursuit of knowledge – especially spiritual knowledge.

He says that gaining knowledge is greater than all the silver, gold, and material things of this world. The Bible tells us we have to grow in the knowledge of God. The knowledge of God has to begin in His Word, for the Bible is God’s primary revelation of Himself to us.

Those who desire knowledge of Him and those who truly want to live out His purposes must be people of the Word. We must continually submit ourselves to the teaching and authority of. "God and Other Minds" represents the first truly novel and My take-away from this book: "If naive realism is metaphysical baking powder, then atheism is just half-baked solipsism." "God and Other Minds" represents the first truly novel and exciting thinking within the field of Christian apologetics of the last years, up until the time of /5.

The key biblical terms for knowledge assume a personal familiarity, even an intimate involvement, with the known object. Similarly, knowing God entails acknowledging him as Lord in obedience and praise. As a result, human knowledge of God is decisively shaped by.

Among the more than 60 books that bear his name, most of which were compiled after his death from sermons he preached and articles he wrote, at least two are regarded as Christian classics: The Pursuit of God and The Knowledge of the Holy.

Many of his books impress on the reader the possibility and necessity for a deeper relationship with : ApLa Jose (now. Tozer – Knowledge of the Holy For that reason an effort such as this may be not without some beneficial effect.

Since this book is neither esoteric nor technical, and since it is written in the language of worship with no pretension to elegant literary style, perhaps some persons may be drawn to read Size: KB. Highly recommend for anyone to read, especially as many books on prayer tend to only engage with testimony and pragmatics (also important).

Some of the reflection questions asked at the end of some of the chapters were so insightful and helped to deepen my relationship with, and knowledge of, God/5. Is belief in God epistemically justified. That's the question at the heart of this volume in the Great Debates in Philosophy series, with Alvin Plantinga and Michael Tooley each addressing this fundamental question with distinctive arguments from opposing perspectives.

The first half of the book contains each philosopher's explanation of his particular view; the second half allows them to. The Knowledge of God.

by David A. DePra. The knowledge of God in Jesus Christ is central to our Christian. walk. We are to grow in the grace and the knowledge of our Lord.

Jesus Christ. The idea is that ‘theology’ means knowledge about God’s existence and nature, and a revealed theology would be knowledge of God’s existence and nature that we acquire through some kind of divine revelation – through a prophet that God has sent, or through a sacred book that he has inspired.

The Knowledge That Works Transformation. The knowledge of God as revealed in Christ is the knowledge that all who are saved must have. It is the knowledge that works transformation of character. This knowledge, received, will re-create the soul in the image of God. It will impart to the whole being a spiritual power that is divine.

{MH }. Page - God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses, in stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings; by pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned, by the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right.

Tozer begins his classic, The Knowledge of the Holy [Harper & Row], p. 9) with this provocative sentence: “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” He goes on to argue (ibid.), “We tend by a secret law of the soul to move toward our mental image of God.” His words, of course, reflect the psalmist’s comment concerning those who.

Book Review: "The Knowledge of the Holy" by A.W. Tozer A.W. Tozer () was an prominent author and pastor in the 20th century, who, along with other men like Leonard Ravenhill, were critical of the Church's apathy and compromise and called her to.

Although the general revelation of God’s knowledge and truth does leave men without an excuse, as the Apostle Paul writes in Romansit is not sufficient to transmit the knowledge of the gospel.

It is also not sufficient enough to give us knowledge of God’s will for our lives, which is necessary for our salvation. Book Description HTML. KNOWLEDGE IS POWER. The Bible is a book filled with knowledge and information regarding God and how we can live successfully and prosperously in His Kingdom.

The key to obtaining the knowledge of God and establish a closer relationship with Christ is found in our desire to diligently seek Him for ourselves. This book will be treasured by anyone committed to the Christian faith. It bears eloquent witness to God's majesty and shows us new ways to experience and understand the wonder and power of God's spirit in our daily lives.

The Knowledge of the Holy () by A.W. Tozer/5(79). Like other books in the Theology of Lordship series, this volume analyses God’s lordship by means of threefold distinctions that derive ultimately from the doctrine of the Trinity.

Lordship is God’s control, authority, and presence, and that triad provides three “perspectives” essential to human knowledge. Effects of the knowledge of God illustrated by the examples, of holy patriarchs; of holy angels; of the sun and moon. t knowledge of self there is no knowledge of God.

Our wisdom, in so far as it ought to be deemed true and solid Wisdom, consists almost entirely of two parts: the knowledge of God. Introduction In this passage we have the report of the direct prediction that the LORD called Cyrus to be His servant to deliver His people Israel, in order that all might know that the LORD is God.

Critical to this section is the knowledge of the LORD, both from the predictive side that He can prophesy, and from the effective side, that He does this that people might know that He is the LORD. "The book's style is very different from other philosophy of religion texts, because it presents the issues within the context of a lively debate, capturing the excitement of philosophical (American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, Summer ) "Alvin Plantinga and Michael Tooley here debate the question whether God's existence is known--or.

CALVIN'S DOCTRINE OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD1 The first chapters of Calvin's "Institutes" are taken up with a comprehensive exposition of the sources and guarantee of the knowledge of God and divine things (Book I.

chs. i.-ix.). A systematic treatise on the knowledge of God must needs begin with such an exposition; and we. Bible verses about Knowledge Of God. Romans ESV / 8 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful.

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. knowledge is power. The Bible is a book filled with knowledge and information regarding God and how we can live successfully and prosperously in His Kingdom.

The key to obtaining the knowledge of God and establish a closer relationship with Christ is found in our desire to diligently seek Him for ourselves. Buy a cheap copy of The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God book by John M.

Frame. In keeping with the conviction that theology is the application of God's word to our lives in all situations, Frame combines trenchant analysis with practical Free shipping over $/5(1). Get this from a library. Knowledge of God. [Alvin Plantinga; Michael Tooley] -- Is belief in God justified.

That's the fundamental question at the heart of this book. Alvin Plantinga and Michael Tooley each tackle the matter with distinctive arguments from opposing perspectives. Knowledge of God is a lucid and profound exposition of the gnostic science that lies at the heart of Sufism.

A guide book to khalwa, spiritual retreat, preparing the murid by the doctrine of the Unity for the experiences that will befall him in the self-shattering annihilation he desires (meaning — the spiritual elevation coupled with ridding oneself of his ego and living a Godly, saintly.

The Knowledge of the Holy by popular evangelical author and Christian mystic A.W. Tozer illuminates God’s attributes—from wisdom, to grace, to mercy—and in doing so, attempts to restore the majesty and wonder of God in the hearts and minds of all Christians.

A modern classic of Christian testimony and devotion, The Knowledge of the Holy shows us how we can rejuvenate our prayer life /5(79). Frame's published works include The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God and The Doctrine of God in the Theology of Lordship series, as well as Apologetics to the Glory of God, No Other God: A Response to Open Theism, Cornelius Van Til: An Analysis of His Thought, and Salvation Belongs to the Lord.

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In 2 Peter, by epignōsis Peter seems to mean "the decisive knowledge of God which is implied in conversion to the Christian religion." (Rudolf Bultmann, "gnōsis,", TDNT )In 2 Peter the word always seems to refer to that fundamental saving knowledge on .Andrew Fuller Holy Faith, Worthy Gospel, World Mission.

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Bloodlines Race, Cross, and the Christian. Brothers, We Are Not Professionals A Plea to Pastors.The Lord is a God of knowledge, 1 Sam. The Lord is perfect in knowledge, Job The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, Prov. He that has knowledge restrains his words, Prov.

The earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord, Isa. (2 Ne. ; ). Ye have taken away the key of knowledge, Luke

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