skip to content
Mind on fire : a faith for the skeptical and indifferent : from the works of Blaise Pascal Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Mind on fire : a faith for the skeptical and indifferent : from the works of Blaise Pascal

Author: Blaise Pascal; J M Houston
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Bethany House Publishers, ©1997.
Series: Classics of faith and devotion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Blaise Pascal; J M Houston
ISBN: 155661831X 9781556618314
OCLC Number: 36940996
Description: 312 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: I. Introduction --
Part One: The misery of man without God --
II. Man's natural condition --
III. Mans unhappy condition --
IV. Man's boredom --
V. Man living rationalistically --
VI. The greatness of man's dignity --
VII. Human contradictions --
VIII. Human distractions --
IX. The philosophers' quest for happiness --
X. The quest for the sovereign good --
Part Two: The human initiative of reasoning --
XI. Introduction: On the contradictory nature of man --
XII. Reason can begin again by recognizing what it can never know --
XIII. Submission, the correct use of reason --
Part Three: The divine initiative --
XIV. The transition from human knowledge to knowing God --
XV. The corruption of human nature --
XVI. The falsity of other religions --
XVII. What makes true religion attractive? --
XVIII. Fundamentals of the faith and answers to objections --
XIX. Figurative meanings of Old Testamentlaw --
XX. Rabbinical writings. XXI. Perpetuity, or lasting principles of the Christian faith --
XXII. Proofs of Moses --
XXIII. Proofs of Jesus Christ --
XXIV. Prophecies of scripture --
XXV. Particular figures of prophecy --
XXVI. Christian morality --
XXVII. Conclusion --
Other maxims from the pensees and the sayings --
LETTERS WRITTEN TO A PROVINCIAL BY ONE OF HIS FRIENDS --
Letter I. Remarks on a dispute among theologians at the Sorbonne, to Censure A. Arnauld --
Letter II. On the subject of sufficient grace --
Letter IV. Concerning actual grace and sins of ignorance --
Letter V The motive of the Jesuits in establishing a new morality --
Letter X. Easy expedience of the Jesuits with regard to the sacrament of penitence. Their maxims in regard to confession, absolution, contrition, and the love of God --
A PRAYER OF PASCAL, ASKING GOD TO USE SICKNESS IN HIS LIFE APPROPRIATELY --
Indexes.
Series Title: Classics of faith and devotion.
Responsibility: edited by James M. Houston ; introduction by Os Guinness.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36940996> # Mind on fire : a faith for the skeptical and indifferent : from the works of Blaise Pascal
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "36940996" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mnu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289115546#Place/minneapolis_minn> ; # Minneapolis, Minn.
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/230.2/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/B1900> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1149559> ; # Theology
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1060777> ; # Philosophy
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/108884184> ; # James Macintosh Houston
   schema:copyrightYear "1997" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/29538862> ; # Blaise Pascal
   schema:datePublished "1997" ;
   schema:description "I. Introduction -- Part One: The misery of man without God -- II. Man's natural condition -- III. Mans unhappy condition -- IV. Man's boredom -- V. Man living rationalistically -- VI. The greatness of man's dignity -- VII. Human contradictions -- VIII. Human distractions -- IX. The philosophers' quest for happiness -- X. The quest for the sovereign good -- Part Two: The human initiative of reasoning -- XI. Introduction: On the contradictory nature of man -- XII. Reason can begin again by recognizing what it can never know -- XIII. Submission, the correct use of reason -- Part Three: The divine initiative -- XIV. The transition from human knowledge to knowing God -- XV. The corruption of human nature -- XVI. The falsity of other religions -- XVII. What makes true religion attractive? -- XVIII. Fundamentals of the faith and answers to objections -- XIX. Figurative meanings of Old Testamentlaw -- XX. Rabbinical writings."@en ;
   schema:description "XXI. Perpetuity, or lasting principles of the Christian faith -- XXII. Proofs of Moses -- XXIII. Proofs of Jesus Christ -- XXIV. Prophecies of scripture -- XXV. Particular figures of prophecy -- XXVI. Christian morality -- XXVII. Conclusion -- Other maxims from the pensees and the sayings -- LETTERS WRITTEN TO A PROVINCIAL BY ONE OF HIS FRIENDS -- Letter I. Remarks on a dispute among theologians at the Sorbonne, to Censure A. Arnauld -- Letter II. On the subject of sufficient grace -- Letter IV. Concerning actual grace and sins of ignorance -- Letter V The motive of the Jesuits in establishing a new morality -- Letter X. Easy expedience of the Jesuits with regard to the sacrament of penitence. Their maxims in regard to confession, absolution, contrition, and the love of God -- A PRAYER OF PASCAL, ASKING GOD TO USE SICKNESS IN HIS LIFE APPROPRIATELY -- Indexes."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2289115546> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289115546#Series/classics_of_faith_and_devotion> ; # Classics of faith and devotion.
   schema:name "Mind on fire : a faith for the skeptical and indifferent : from the works of Blaise Pascal"@en ;
   schema:productID "36940996" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36940996#PublicationEvent/minneapolis_minn_bethany_house_publishers_1997> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289115546#Agent/bethany_house_publishers> ; # Bethany House Publishers
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781556618314> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36940996> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289115546#Agent/bethany_house_publishers> # Bethany House Publishers
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Bethany House Publishers" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289115546#Place/minneapolis_minn> # Minneapolis, Minn.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Minneapolis, Minn." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289115546#Series/classics_of_faith_and_devotion> # Classics of faith and devotion.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36940996> ; # Mind on fire : a faith for the skeptical and indifferent : from the works of Blaise Pascal
   schema:name "Classics of faith and devotion." ;
   schema:name "Classics of faith and devotion" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1060777> # Philosophy
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Philosophy"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1149559> # Theology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Theology"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/108884184> # James Macintosh Houston
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1922" ;
   schema:familyName "Houston" ;
   schema:givenName "James Macintosh" ;
   schema:givenName "J. M." ;
   schema:name "James Macintosh Houston" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/29538862> # Blaise Pascal
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1623" ;
   schema:deathDate "1662" ;
   schema:familyName "Pascal" ;
   schema:givenName "Blaise" ;
   schema:name "Blaise Pascal" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781556618314>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "155661831X" ;
   schema:isbn "9781556618314" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36940996>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36940996> ; # Mind on fire : a faith for the skeptical and indifferent : from the works of Blaise Pascal
   schema:dateModified "2018-03-11" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.