Making the Wager
- How our understanding of God is being reshape // Commonweal;5/4/84, Vol. 111 Issue 6, p271
Two contemporary phenomena are pushing us toward an expansion and enrichment of our understanding of God: the disintegration and even collapse of many structures which shape our existence; and the impact of the women's movement.
- Science on God. Carlson, S. // Humanist;May/Jun92, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p41
Discusses what is perhaps the most fundamental question of our culture, namely: `Does God exist?' Arguments on both spiritual and scientific sides; Conclusion that the scientific side arguments are more compelling and that God does not exist.
- Dear God,. Patten, C.; Sivanandan, A. // New Statesman & Society;12/20/91-12/27/91, Vol. 4 Issue 182/183, Supplement p8
Presents a sampling of letters to God written by readers of `New Statesman &Society.' Diverse beliefs and disbeliefs; How the concept of God and religion has affected their lives; Requests for assistance; Confessions of sin; Worship and criticis m; More.
- The divine parent. Marty, M.E. // Christian Century;12/20/89 - 12/27/89, Vol. 106 Issue 39, p1215
Comments on the image of God as parent. How parents view children; Using the term `Parent' instead of `Father'; Meaning of Christmas.
- Flipping the world on its head. Goetz, R. // Christian Century;5/2/90, Vol. 107 Issue 15, p459
Comments on God's turning the world upside down. Changing society; Why Western atheism is `Christian'; Discerning God's will.
- A hidden and playful God. Lane, B.C. // Christian Century;9/30/87, Vol. 104 Issue 27, p812
Examines the meanings behind the hiddenness of God, which is not meant to promote obscurity and remoteness, but rather can be seen as a game of hide-and-seek. Compassion of God.
- Name day. Ryan, P.J. // America;12/22/1990, Vol. 163 Issue 20, p519
Comments on the various names for God and the origins of the name Jesus. Yahweh; Abba; Joshua.
- How does God react to us? Barry, W.A. // America;2/23/1991, Vol. 164 Issue 7, p208
Expresses the belief that God shows His reactions to us through experiences, not just through theological reflection. Gives examples of experiences.
- Founding a relationship with God. Barry, W.A. // America;12/14/1991, Vol. 165 Issue 19, p458
Explains how a metaphor of scaffolding used by Seamus Heaney in `Death of a Naturalist' to say something about his relationship to a loved one can also be applied to developing a relationship with God. Looks at the development of a strong relationship between two people; Absence of rites of...
- Indwelling. RYAN, PATRICK J. // America;5/30/1992, Vol. 166 Issue 19, p499
Reflects on the indwelling of Yahweh in the world and in Israel. Old Testament references to God's indwelling; How the Holy Spirit's presence in the New Testament testifies to God's continuing indwelling of his people; What it means to have God dwelling within.