By Guy P. Harrison

Written in a deferential and conversational type, this detailed e-book is designed to advertise confident discussion and foster mutual realizing among Christians and non-Christians. the writer, a skeptic and journalist, asks simple questions on Christian trust.

What is the born-again event? Why may God are looking to sacrifice his merely son for the realm? Do miracles quite occur? How trustworthy is the Bible? what's the rapture? Why isn't each person a Christian? each one query is via remark and research that's skeptical and hard yet by no means argumentative or condescending.

Christians will locate the publication worthy as a foundation for constructing their apologetics, whereas skeptics will welcome Harrison's probing rational research of spiritual claims.  

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One could, of course, interpret his warning at the end that great love of two people could turn into egoisme à deux or egoisme à trois, as practical advice, as a warning for those possessing such love to pour it out into the world, onto other human beings, to increase love in the world as a force directed first to the beloved who makes it possible and then outwards. Of course, Solovyov does imagine that in some distant future stage of man’s spiritual development the bodily interpenetration of lovers (reunited Androgyne) of which human coitus is a temporary emblem, may cease to exist.

This is a very limited retreat from the very forceful, even extreme, sacralization of heterosexual Eros that is upheld in and permeates this 5-article series. The very same sacralized sex is presented in the vliublionnost’ treated in Justification of the Good, as that which destroys all sexual shame. Being in love is essentially/substantially different from animal passion by dint of its individualized, super-racial character— it loves this particular person, and it aspires to immortalize not the race, but the beloved and itself with the beloved.

Here in his major ethical treatise he continues: what does all this mean from the moral standpoint? At the moment of the flowering of all his powers, there opens up to man a new spiritualphysical force which fills him with ecstasy and heroic aspirations and a voice from on high tells him that this force is given him not in vain, that he can use it for something great, that this true and eternal union with another person, the pathos of his love demands, and which can restore to both lovers the image of the perfect man, and begin that restoration in all mankind.

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