The Little Book of Big Frontiers: Rediscovering the Lost Realms of Christianity

The Little Book of Big Frontiers: Rediscovering the Lost Realms of Christianity

by John E. Worgul

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Most Christians are unaware that there is such a thing as a biblical cosmology. That is, we do not have a clear idea of the whole of creation, both visible and invisible, its parts and realms, and how they fit together. We live by bits and pieces of conflicting notions supplied by the Bible and the secular world, and there is little comprehension of the overall design of reality and the all-embracing vision of creation that the Bible provides and the Church has taught for centuries. The matter seems too complex for the typical contemporary Christian and so the matter is dropped as irrelevant. The consequences are deadly; ignorance breeds arrogance, indifference, and finally spiritual death. The Little Book of Big Frontiers intends to make the complex issue of cosmology understandable. Vivid and ordinary stories and images are used to illustrate extremely difficult concepts that will open up new frontiers for the reader. Readers will come away with a whole new understanding of the cosmos and how it works, integrating the interior realties of the soul with the world around them, rediscovering realms that were once known to the early Christians but, alas, are now lost within the secularization of our culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621899839
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 09/06/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 80
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

John E. Worgul has taught biblical studies at Bethel Seminary of the East since 1987. He is an Anglican Priest serving at Christ the King Church in Towson, Maryland, and is director of Holy Trinity Lay Institute of Scriptural Studies and Spirituality.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: The Water Bugs xi

1 The Map Room 1

2 The Telescope, the Microscope, and the Hourglass 8

3 The Cathedral 15

4 The Pie 20

5 The Cave and the Dragon 25

6 The Knight and the Journey into the Interior 31

7 The Super Bowl 39

8 The Leper Colony 45

9 The Splash 50

Conclusion 57

Postscript 62

Bibliography 66

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