By John Ortberg
2016 Christian publication Award finalist (Nonfiction category)
Very hardly ever within the Bible does God command an individual to “Stay.” He opens a door, after which he invitations us to stroll via it—into the unknown. and the way we decide to reply will eventually confirm the lifestyles we'll lead and the individual we'll develop into. in reality, to fail to embody the open door is to overlook the paintings God has made for us to do.
In the entire areas to head . . . how can you Know?, bestselling writer John Ortberg opens our eyes to the numerous doorways God areas sooner than us each day, teaches us how you can realize them, and provides us the encouragement to step out in religion and include the entire awesome possibilities that await.
So pass ahead—walk via that door. you simply may perhaps do whatever that lasts for eternity.
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A CONCLUDING UNSATISFYING POSTSCRIPT Is that all there is? Surely you must think that there has to be a bigger pay-off than the conclusion that theology needs philosophy if we are to find our way back into the university. I certainly think more can and needs to be said, but I do not think the significance of Newman’s case for the importance of philosophy should be underestimated. ’’ Yet in the university as we know it no persons, disciplines, or place exists charged with the responsibility to try to make what connections may and may not be able to be made.
115–57. Bruce’s understanding of the significance of institutions is a correlate of his understanding of the centrality of the incarnation of God in the person of Jesus of Nazareth as the controlling theological conviction of Anglicanism. See, for example, his discussion of the incarnation in Church Without Walls: Being Anglican in Australia (North Blackburn, Victoria: Dove Publications, 1995), pp. 149–51. Bruce certainly emphasizes the significance of institutions, but he also never lets us forget that institutionality cannot ‘‘contain the power and the presence of the God who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit’’ (Web of Meaning, p.
Though universities have often enjoyed the patronage of the rich, the teacher is strong just to the extent what he teaches has intrinsic value and attraction (pp. 164–5). ’’ Moreover, a site must exist for the university to exist (p. 24). Which means Newman understood that the ‘‘idea’’ of the university would take quite different forms at different times and places. Newman, The Idea of a University, p. 81. L. Gregory Jones criticizes Newman for commending ‘‘knowledge for knowledge’s sake,’’ then observes that such a view of knowledge is defensible only when such a view is situated with the more comprehensive end constituted by our worship of God (in an unpublished paper, ‘‘Do Universities Still Care about Ideas?