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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Schatkin, Andrew J.
Essays on the Christian worldview and others political, literary, and philosophical.
Lanham, Md. : Hamilton Books, ©2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Schatkin, Andrew J.|
|ISBN:||1283599929 9781283599924 9780761853442 0761853448|
|Description:||1 online resource (135 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Thoughts on a Few Significant Topics; Introduction; 1. Why I Am a Christian; 2. Why I Am Against Abortion; 3. Who I Am and What I Live For; 4. Why I Believe in Democracy; 5. Why I Write; 6. Why I Read; 7. My Mother: A Memory; 8. Why I Work for the Legal Aid Society; Notes; Chapter 2: The Christian Worldview; Introduction; 1. Hostility and Malice in the Psalms; 2. The Second Coming of Jesus Christ; 3. The Riddle of Jesus Christ; 4. The Idea of a Christian Society; 5. The Measure of God's Love; 6. Is Poverty Blessed? 7. A Few False Idols8. Some Words about Love, or a Meditation on Love; 9. Hell and Damnation; 10. Who Reads the Bible and Why; 11. Whatever Happened to Sin and Evil; 12. Prayer and Petition; 13. Suffering and Pain: A Tentative Answer; 14. Priests or Priestesses; 15. The Two Christmases; 16. The Christian Worldview vs. Secularism, or the Ancient vs. the Modern; 17. A Word about ""Forgiveness""; 18. Salvation and Sacrifice: Comments on Some Concepts; 19. The One Way to God; 20. The Compassion of Christ; 21. The Image of God and Christ, or the Image of God and Christ in Man. 22. The Idea of the Supernatural, or Religion vs. Science and Technology23. Freedom vs. Slavery; 24. Creeds or Chaos?; 25. Orthodoxy; 26. A Few Words about Evolution; 27. A Little Light on Intellect, Intelligence, or Being Smart; 28. Who Were the Disciples?; 29. A Few Words on the Commandment ""Love Your Neighbor As Yourself""; Notes; Chapter 3: Essays on Politics and Law; Introduction; 1. The Feminist Movement: A Critique; 2. Life or Death; 3. Politics and Truth; 4. Legalizing Prostitution; 5. A Third Party Proposal; 6. Why Capitalism Is a Failed Idea; 7. An Interview with Rick Seymour. 8. Trade, Profession, or Profit9. A Discourse on Equality; 10. Race and Class: False Standards in Search of an Answer; 11. Universal Healthcare Now; 12. The Religion of Former President Bush; 13. Why We Need Unions; 14. Socialism and Capitalism: A Proposed Explanation and Answer; Notes; Chapter 4: Literary and Philosophical Essays; Introduction; 1. On Words and Language; 2. On Tradition; 3. We Stand on Their Shoulders; 4. The Old Are Not to Be Discarded; 5. On Relationships and Alienation; 6. Is Happiness Possible?; 7. What Is Progress?; 8. Moral Relativism or Absolute Truth; 9. Power.|
Exhausted by the perishing morals of our society, Andrew J. Schatkin reminds that the Holy Bible is not a book of recommendations, but divine words to better our lives and enhance nations. Whether or