Beauty Order and Mystery

Based on the 2016 conference of the Center for Pastor Theologians, this volume brings together the reflections of church leaders and academic theologians on the theme of human sexuality.

Beauty  Order  and Mystery

Beauty Order and Mystery

Humans are sexual creatures.Our sexuality can be a beautiful and mysterious expression of what it means to be human. But it can also become distorted and sinful.Perhaps no issue is as urgent for the church today, or confronts it with as many questions, as human sexuality: What does it mean to fulfill God's will through our sexuality? To what extent should our sexuality define who we are? How can we navigate cultural trends around sexuality while being faithful to Scripture?The Center for Pastor Theologians (CPT) seeks to assist pastors in the study and production of biblical and theological scholarship for the theological renewal of the church and the ecclesial renewal of theology. Based on the 2016 annual CPT conference, this volume brings together the reflections of church leaders and academic theologians who seek to answer the urgent questions concerning human sexuality. contributors engage with Scripture, draw on examples from church history, and delve into current issues in contemporary culture, including embodiment, marriage, homosexuality, pornography, transgenderism, and gender dysphoria.Beauty, Order, and Mystery tackles difficult questions with discernment in order to offer a theological vision of faithful human sexuality for the church.

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Beauty, Order, and Mystery
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Gerald L. Hiestand
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: IVP Academic

Humans are sexual creatures.Our sexuality can be a beautiful and mysterious expression of what it means to be human. But it can also become distorted and sinful.Perhaps no issue is as urgent for the church today, or confronts it with as many questions, as human sexuality: What does it mean
Beauty, Order, and Mystery
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: Todd Wilson, Gerald L. Hiestand
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-24 - Publisher: InterVarsity Press

Based on the 2016 conference of the Center for Pastor Theologians, this volume brings together the reflections of church leaders and academic theologians on the theme of human sexuality. Contributors engage with Scripture, draw on examples from church history, and delve into current issues in contemporary culture, including embodiment, marriage,
The Bible, Sexuality, and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Brian Neil Peterson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-26 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

We are living in a rapidly changing culture. Since the 1960s, the changes in our sexual ethics have become increasingly problematic. How are people--especially Evangelicals and other conservative Christians--supposed to respond? Does the Bible address these seismic changes? How is a believer supposed to raise a family in the cultural
Tending Soul, Mind, and Body
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Gerald L. Hiestand, Todd Wilson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-29 - Publisher: InterVarsity Press

Jesus consistently demonstrated his concern and love for the whole person, and that task is carried forward today by church leaders. Based on the 2018 CPT conference, this volume brings together reflections by pastors, theologians, and psychologists who explore the relationships among three fields of study—theological anthropology, spiritual formation, and
Aquinas's Eschatological Ethics and the Virtue of Temperance
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Categories: Religion
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In Aquinas’s Eschatological Ethics and the Virtue of Temperance, Matthew Levering argues that Catholic ethics make sense only in light of the biblical worldview that Jesus has inaugurated the kingdom of God by pouring out his spirit. Jesus has made it possible for us to know and obey God’s law

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