The fine print of commitment

Beck, Elizabeth D.
June 1999
Christian Century;06/02/99, Vol. 116 Issue 17, p611
Discusses the challenges of being a Christian. Cost of following the teachings of Jesus Christ; Citation of Biblical passages that tell the life of the Christians who were baptized with Christ.


Related Articles

  • Why Jesus' disciples wouldn't wash their hands. Ortberg, John // Christianity Today;8/15/94, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p26 

    Discusses the boundary-marker approach to Christian faith. Narrowing of religious devotion to visible, superficial practices; Rabbinic writing's focus on three aspects of the law; Religious groups' tendency to distinguish themselves from outsiders; Distinction between moral standards and...

  • Map-reading skills. Taylor, Barbara Brown // Christian Century;03/21/2001, Vol. 118 Issue 10, p30 

    Provides advice on determining the right path to Christianity. Analogy of using a map in a journey to living one's Christian life; Significance of considering the signs in human life through faith.

  • Old Morals for New.  // America;9/27/1924, Vol. 31 Issue 24, p571 

    The author reflects on modern thinkers urging their propaganda advocating new morals of the twentieth century for the age-old morals serving all Christian centuries of the past. He claims that new morals are in reality the older morals of a pagan day and are a renaissance of the system that...

  • The upside of pessimism. Colson, Charles // Christianity Today;8/15/94, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p64 

    Focuses on the severity of the cultural crisis in the United States and its impact on Christians. Rare moment of opportunity for Christians; Country's pressing problems; Raising of fundamental questions about life; Creation of hunger for moral truth.

  • How to break out of our shells and swim in excitement of life. Smith, James // National Catholic Reporter;05/02/97, Vol. 33 Issue 26, p2 

    Gives insights on how christians should break out of unhappiness and immerse themselves in the stream of life. Factor that plunges people to life; Information on how spirituality can be attained.

  • Why not commit a crime? Colson, Charles // Christianity Today;1/9/95, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p80 

    Discusses the causes of crime. Poverty; Environmental and psychological aspects; Religious issues; Role of Christians in crime prevention.

  • Experiencing God's emotions. Hybels, Bill // Today's Christian Woman;Sep/Oct95, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p90 

    Suggests that Christians should express their emotions in the context of God's emotional experiences. Biblical texts illustrating God's emotions.

  • Passion and precision. Wall, James M. // Christian Century;5/3/95, Vol. 112 Issue 15, p475 

    Focuses on the need for Christians to be passionate and precise. Views of a fundamental Christian; Cardinal Joseph Bernardini's passion about opposing anti-Semitism; Citation of Raymond Brown's pastoral approach.

  • Prophetic living and dying. Kavanaugh, John F. // America;6/18/1994, Vol. 170 Issue 21, p30 

    Reflects on the Sunday readings for the masses scheduled on June 26 and July 3, 1994. Mystery of life and death; Eternal life; Repression of prophetic and heroic impulses of people.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics