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By Vishal Mangalwadi

ISBN-10: 1595553223

ISBN-13: 9781595553225

Comprehend the place we got here from.

Whether you're an avid scholar of the Bible or a skeptic of its relevance, The e-book That Made Your global will rework your conception of its effect on nearly each part of Western civilization.

Indian thinker Vishal Mangalwadi unearths the non-public motivation that fueled his personal learn of the Bible and systematically illustrates how its precepts grew to become the framework for societal constitution through the final millennium. From politics and technological know-how, to academia and expertise, the Bible's sacred replica turned the major that unlocked the Western mind.

Through Mangalwadi's wide-ranging and engaging research, you'll discover:
What prompted the West's ardour for clinical, clinical, and technological advancement
How the biblical concept of human dignity informs the West's social constitution and the way it intersects with different worldviews
How the Bible created a fertile floor for girls to discover social and monetary empowerment
How the Bible has uniquely outfitted the West to domesticate compassion, human rights, prosperity, and robust families
The function of the Bible within the transformation of education
How the trendy literary thought of a hero has been formed via the Bible's archetypal protagonist

Journey with Mangalwadi as he examines the origins of a civilization's greatness and the inaccurate ideals that threaten to solve its development. find out how the Bible remodeled the social, political, and spiritual associations that experience sustained Western tradition for the earlier millennium, and realize how secular corruption endangers the steadiness and durability of Western civilization.

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Like Schleiermacher, Oman was convinced of the "eternal covenant" between science and theology, and Oman's method is based on the fact that experience and not inference is primary in theology. "109 One way in which he attempted to do this was in regard to Schleiermacher's doctrine of God. Schleiermacher's idea of God bordered on the pantheistic (although Oman claims that it was never truly such)110 and because of this Schleiermacher was very hesitant to ascribe to God a personal nature. It was conceded that to speak of God as personal was a natural impulse of religious consciousness, but Schleiermacher judged that such expression had to be understood mainly as metaphorical.

8 While other theologians closely allied to Oman in this enterprise (for example, P. T. 79 Where Oman differed from movements like the New Theology and mysticism alike was in his insistence on the centrality of the human person and the radical personal nature of God, whose image the human person reflected. The genius of his thought was to propose that to image God as personal is to conceive of God as present within the fabric of human life, clearly within the reach of human knowledge and human experience, but whose mystery could never be exhausted by such knowledge and never reduced to that experience.

106 The doctrine of God, however, is also crucial to his thought, and as Gerhard Ebeling has said, no theologian in modern times has developed an approach comparable to his in depth and creativity. IO7 While acknowledging that much of Schleiermacher's doctrine of God is problematic, particularly in terms of its tending toward pantheism and determinism, contemporary scholars are appreciative of his accomplishments. In addition to Ebeling, Richard R. Niebuhr, Robert R. 10* Schleiermacher's influence on Oman was most decisive.

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