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Charlemagne, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Carolingian Renaissance Audiobook

Charlemagne, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Carolingian Renaissance

Author: Christopher Bellitto Narrator: Christopher Bellitto Release Date: November 2020

The relationship between church and state is a powerful thread stitching the medieval era to modern history. Through this captivating course on Charlemagne, you can follow it back to its fascinating inception in the Holy Roman Empire. Join one of the world's leading Church historians, Professor Christopher Bellitto, in this journey. You will begin this series by unpacking the long history of theocracy outside of Christianity before moving into the often fraught relationship between pope and prince. You'll gain historical context by first exploring the legacy of the Roman emperor Constantine and then trace how Christianity converted Europe in the early Middle Ages. Next, you'll turn to the transformation Charlemagne attempted by around 800, when he was crowned Holy Roman Emperor. Charlemagne regulated the Carolingian Empire using the Roman imperial structure, setting the stage for tremendous power struggles in the centuries to come. As you learn how the relationship between popes and emperors played out thereafter, you'll journey through medieval, reformation, and modern European history. Discover the transformative impact of the Carolingian Renaissance on writing, art, and university learning. Considered an heir to Constantine, Charlemagne came to see himself as an anointed partner-even superior, as defender of the faith-with the papacy. This self-conception is central to the course. A dynamic and lucid presenter, Christopher Bellitto delivers each lecture with illuminating context. Join his classroom today. This course is part of the Learn25 Collection.

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God: Big Questions, Surprising Answers Audiobook

God: Big Questions, Surprising Answers

Author: Robert L. Kuhn Narrator: Robert L. Kuhn Release Date: November 2020

Join NIH Director Francis Collins and other luminaries as they explain their answers to the question "Does God Exist?" Do you believe God exists? This bold audio series invites you to join some of the world's leading thinkers in taking on this profound question. In 13 riveting episodes, your host, Robert Lawrence Kuhn, tackles this topic in one-on-one interviews with leading figures across fields. Among many other provocative questions, Kuhn asks, Does belief in God need to be justified? Does God make sense? and What are the most persuasive arguments for atheism? A gifted moderator, he creates equilibrium through his even-handed questions and eagerness to give everyone a seat at the table. You'll hear from Christian, Jewish, and Muslim philosophers as well as prominent atheists. Topping the chart of Christian philosophers are Alvin Plantinga and Peter van Inwagen, both professors at the University of Notre Dame. From the atheistic camp you'll meet the founder of The Skeptics Society, Michael Brant Shermer. You'll also hear from thinkers who bridge the science/religion divide, such as Robert John Russell, Director of the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences. Addressing issues ranging from the problem of evil to how the discovery of alien life might affect our belief systems, this series will engage your mind and heart in some of the universe's biggest questions. This course is part of the Learn25 Collection.

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Truth Is Trouble: The strange case of Israel Folau, or How Free Speech Became So Complicated Audiobook

Truth Is Trouble: The strange case of Israel Folau, or How Free Speech Became So Complicated

Author: Malcolm Knox Narrator: Laurence Brewer Release Date: November 2020

From the marriage equality debate to the COVID-19 lockdown, 'free speech' has become the new battleground in Australian society. What does the furore over one footballer's social media postings reveal about how it got that way? For a period in 2019, a tweet from rugby player Israel Folau became the biggest story in the nation. His urging of homosexuals to 'repent' or face damnation cost him his job and divided the country. Churches and politicians, employers and labour lawyers, sponsors and shock jocks, even people who had never heard of Folau - everyone had an opinion about his right to express his view, and many shouted it from the digital rooftop. Now that the dust has settled, the real question emerges. When celebrities, and sportspeople in particular, are regularly 'rehabilitated' after incidents involving drink, drugs and domestic violence, why was it religious belief that got someone fired? In this powerful and insightful work, triple Walkley Award-winning journalist Malcolm Knox explores how freedom of expression has become our national faultline. Truth is Trouble explores the rise of the religious right and its political consequences; the 'right to be a bigot' versus 'cancel culture'; the changing nature of our rights at work and the separation between public and private lives; and above all, the incendiary power of social media. And by interrogating his own experience, Knox offers a convincing and heartfelt argument for the virtues of uncertainty and an open mind.

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Dangerous Religious Ideas: The Deep Roots of Self-Critical Faith in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Audiobook

Dangerous Religious Ideas: The Deep Roots of Self-Critical Faith in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Author: Rachel S. Mikva Narrator: Sybil Johnson Release Date: November 2020

Reveals how faith traditions have always passed down tools for self-examination and debate, because all religious ideas-not just extremist ones-can cause harm, even as they also embody important moral teachings. Scripture's abiding relevance can inspire great goodness, such as welcoming the stranger and extending compassion for the poor. But its authority has also been wielded to defend slavery, marginalize LGBTQ individuals, ignore science, and justify violence. Grounded in close readings of scripture and tradition in Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, religious scholar Rachel Mikva shows us that the Abrahamic religions have always been aware of their tremendous power both to harm and to heal. And so they have transmitted their sacred stories along with built-in tools-interpretive traditions-to do the necessary work of taking on dangerous religious ideas and fostering self-critical faith. By exploring the themes of Scripture, Election, Reward and Punishment, Mikva examines how the interpretive methodologies of these religions have identified and grappled with their perilous power and positive potential. Many readers presume that their understanding of scripture's meaning is absolute, forgetting how these sacred texts and the history of interpretation have valued multiple perspectives and recognized ongoing rhythms of change. It's not a modern phenomenon to debate the nature of truth, hold space open for doubt, value humility, and question our capacity to know things-especially about God and God's will-with certainty. In fact, none of the traditions could remain vital or thrive together without a sustained practice of self-critique. Dangerous Religious Ideas reframes the way we talk about faith to create a space where public discussion of religion is more constructive, nuanced, and socially engaged.

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Talking Back to Purity Culture: Rediscovering Faithful Christian Sexuality Audiobook

Talking Back to Purity Culture: Rediscovering Faithful Christian Sexuality

Author: Rachel Joy Welcher Narrator: Sarah Zimmerman Release Date: November 2020

It's time to talk back. The generation born into evangelical purity culture has grown up, and many have started families of their own. But as time goes on, it's becoming more evident that many still struggle with purity culture's complicated legacy-its idolization of virginity, its mixed messages about modesty and lust, and its promise of a healthy marriage and great sex for those who follow the rules. In Talking Back to Purity Culture, Rachel Joy Welcher reviews the movement carefully, examining its teachings through the lens of Scripture. Compassionate, faithful, and wise, she charts a path forward for evangelicals in the ongoing debates about sexuality-one that rejects legalism and license alike, steering us back instead to the good news of Jesus. It's time to talk back to purity culture-and this book is ready to jump-start the conversation.

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The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Audiobook

The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to

Author: Carl R. Trueman, Rod Dreher Narrator: Carl R. Trueman Release Date: November 2020

In this timely audiobook, Carl Trueman analyzes the development of the sexual revolution as a symptom—rather than the cause—of the human search for identity.

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An Introduction to Christian Philosophical Theology: Audio Lectures: Faith Seeking Understanding Audiobook

An Introduction to Christian Philosophical Theology: Audio Lectures: Faith Seeking Understanding

Author: Eric T. Yang, Stephen T. Davis Narrator: Eric Yang, Stephen Davis Release Date: November 2020

An accessible introduction to Christian philosophical theology Philosophical or analytic theology seeks to employ philosophical tools while studying topics in Christian theology and examining the logical consistency or intelligibility of some of the key doctrines of the Christian faith. In this accessible introduction, An Introduction to Christian Philosophical Theology: Audio Lectures, Stephen T. Davis and Eric T. Yang first explain the scope, relevance, and value of philosophical theology and then applies its conceptual tools to examine each of the core Christian doctrines: - Revelation and Scripture - The Trinity - The Incarnation - Redemption and the atonement, - Resurrection and life after death The final session briefly addresses some additional theological issues including petitionary prayer, eschatology, and original sin. Designed for beginning students and non-specialists this guide provides the ideal entry point for not only understanding what philosophical theology is but also for how it can provide valuable insights for how we think about the core doctrines of the Christian faith.

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An Introduction to Christian Philosophical Theology: Faith Seeking Understanding Audiobook

An Introduction to Christian Philosophical Theology: Faith Seeking Understanding

Author: Eric T. Yang, Stephen T. Davis Narrator: Tommy Cresswell Release Date: November 2020

An accessible introduction to Christian philosophical theology Philosophical or analytic theology seeks to employ philosophical tools while studying topics in Christian theology and examining the logical consistency or intelligibility of some of the key doctrines of the Christian faith. In this accessible primer, An Introduction to Christian Philosophical Theology, authors Stephen T. Davis and Eric T. Yang first explain the scope, relevance, and value of philosophical theology and then applies its conceptual tools to examine each of the core Christian doctrines: - Revelation and Scripture - The Trinity - The Incarnation - Redemption and the atonement, - Resurrection and life after death The final chapter briefly addresses some additional theological issues including petitionary prayer, eschatology, and original sin. Designed for beginning students and non-specialists, this guide provides the ideal entry point for not only understanding what philosophical theology is but also for how it can provide valuable insights for how we think about the core doctrines of the Christian faith. Further reading suggestions are available in the audiobook companion PDF download.

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El libro de los secretos: Descubre quiénes somos, de dónde venimos y por qué estamos en esta vida Audiobook

El libro de los secretos: Descubre quiénes somos, de dónde venimos y por qué estamos en esta vida

Author: Deepak Chopra Narrator: Carlos Torres Release Date: November 2020

La vida es un libro de secretos, listo para ser abierto. Quince secretos que te llevarán hacia el camino de la iluminación: una síntesis cristalina del pensamiento y la sabiduría de uno de los guías espirituales más importantes de nuestra era. En este libro, Deepak Chopra te acerca a diversas respuestas, para que alcances el autodescubrimiento que siempre has anhelado. Todos queremos saber quién es nuestra alma gemela, qué carrera es la más gratificante, cómo educar a nuestros hijos, cuál es el sentido de la vida... Buscamos una revelación que nos muestre el significado de las cosas y de nuestra existencia. La vida es un libro de secretos, listo para ser abierto. El secreto del amor perfecto se encuentra allí, al igual que los secretos para sanar, para tener más esperanza, para aprender a ser compasivos... Somos un misterio para nosotros mismos, sin importar cuán cerca estén las respuestas que añoramos, pues aquello que más deseamos saber se encuentra oculto en las profundidades de nuestro ser. Otros autores han opinado: 'El libro más profundo y sobresaliente de Deepak Chopra.' -Ken Wilber, autor de Breve historia de todas las cosas-

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Drinking the Devil's Blood; Aleister Crowley, The Untold Tale Audiobook

Drinking the Devil's Blood; Aleister Crowley, The Untold Tale

Author: Geoffrey Giuliano, The Icon Players Narrator: Geoffrey Giuliano, The Icon Players Release Date: November 2020

Aleister Crowley was born 12 October 1875. He was an English occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, painter, novelist, and mountaineer. He founded the religion of Thelema, identifying himself as the prophet entrusted with guiding humanity into the Æon of Horus in the early 20th century. A prolific writer, he published widely over the course of his life. Born to a wealthy family in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, Crowley rejected his parents' fundamentalist Christian faith to pursue an interest in Western esotericism. He was educated at Trinity College at the University of Cambridge, where he focused his attentions on mountaineering and poetry. Some biographers allege that here he was recruited into a British intelligence agency, further suggesting that he remained a spy throughout his life. In 1898 he joined the esoteric Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, where he was trained in ceremonial magic. Moving to Boleskine House by Loch Ness in Scotland, he went mountaineering in Mexico before studying Hindu and Buddhist practices in India. He married Rose Edith Kelly and in 1904 they honeymooned in Cairo, Egypt Crowley declared his followers should 'Do what thou wilt' and seek to align themselves with their True Will through the practice of magick. Herein is a treasury of his long lost writings. Edited by Macc Kay Production executive Avalon Giuliano ICON Intern Eden Giuliano Music By AudioNautix With Their Kind Permission ©2020 Eden Garret Giuliano (P) Eden Garret Giuliano Geoffrey Giuliano is the author of over thirty internationally bestselling biographies, including the London Sunday Times bestseller Blackbird: The Life and Times of Paul McCartney and Dark Horse: The Private Life of George Harrison. He can be heard on the Westwood One Radio Network and has written and produced over seven hundred original spoken-word albums and video documentaries on various aspects of popular culture. He is also a well known movie actor.

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God and Mammon: Chronicles of American Money Audiobook

God and Mammon: Chronicles of American Money

Author: Lance Morrow Narrator: Tom Parks Release Date: October 2020

This book is about the partnership of God and Mammon in the New World-about how Americans have made money and lost money, and about how they have thought about that obsessive and peculiarly American subject. Money is the basic American thing, the life's blood of the country. God and Mammon shows how the dynamics of money in its many dimensions (material, spiritual, cultural, psychological) worked to make America what it is. It traces the grand American binaries of success and failure to their theological origins in Calvinism's anxieties about salvation and damnation.

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The Story of Yoga: From Ancient India to the Modern West Audiobook

The Story of Yoga: From Ancient India to the Modern West

Author: Alistair Shearer Narrator: Bruce Mann Release Date: October 2020

How did an ancient Indian spiritual discipline turn into a more than twenty-billion-dollar-a-year mainstay of the global wellness industry? What happened along yoga's winding path from the caves and forests of the sages to the gyms, hospitals and village halls of the modern West? This comprehensive history sets yoga in its global cultural context for the first time. It leads us on a fascinating journey across the world, from arcane religious rituals and medieval body-magic, through muscular Christianity and the British Raj, to the Indian nationalist movement and the arrival of yoga in the twentieth-century West. We discover how the practice reached its present-day ubiquity and how it became embedded in powerful social currents shaping the world's future, such as feminism, digital media, celebrity culture, the stress pandemic and the quest for an authentic identity in the face of unprecedented change. Shearer's revealing history boasts a colorful cast of characters past and present, who tell an engaging tale of scholars and scandal, science and spirit, wisdom and waywardness. This is the untold story of yoga, warts and all.

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