Theology for Non-Theologians: An Engaging, Accessible, and Relevant Guide

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 9, 2009 - Religion - 320 pages
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How can I know God exists? Are there different gods? Are there religions that don't have a god at all? What does God mean to me in everyday life?

Throughout h is 40-year ministry, James Cantelon has fielded questions like these about the nature of God and the relationship between God and believers and non-believers alike. They are deep and good questions, and to help people understand God he felt compelled to write a book that discusses theology in a step-by-step and accessible way.

Here is theology as you have seldom seen it-warm, informal, even humorous-but always respectful and above all true to the Holy Scripture. In Theology for Non-Theologians, Cantelon concentrates on God and His word; the nature, existence and works of God; and God's revelation of himself in the Bible. James Cantelon has accomplished the near-impossible, making theology engaging, understandable and important in modern-day life.

THEOLOGY FOR NON-THEOLOGIANS
An Engaging, Accessible and Relevant Guide

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Contents

Introduction
The Existence of God
The Nature of God
The Decrees and Works of God
The Word of God
A Man with an Experience
Notes
Study Guide
Glossary
Index
About the Author
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

James Cantelon (Toronto, ON) is the author of When God Stood Up: A Christian Response to AIDS in Africa (978-0-470-83927-0) from Wiley. He is the founder and president of Visionledd, a non-profit organization committed to relieving suffering in southern Africa by organizing churches to fight the AIDS pandemic.

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