Tag: Scripture

Biblical Economic Ethics Sacred Scripture’s Teachings on Economic Life

Albino Barrera, "Biblical Economic Ethics: Sacred Scripture’s Teachings on Economic Life"
English | ISBN: 0739182293 | 2013 | 370 pages | PDF | 4 MB
Written in non-technical language accessible to non-specialist readers, this book is a theological synthesis of the findings of scripture scholars and ethicists on what the Bible teaches about economic life. It proposes a biblical theology of economic life that addresses three questions, namely:


Lost Christianities The Battles of Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew [Audiobook]

English | ASIN: B00G6QC31Q | 2013 | 13 hours and 25 minutes | MP3 | M4B | 369 MB
The early Christian Church was a chaos of contending beliefs. Some groups of Christians claimed that there was not one God but two or twelve or thirty. Some believed that the world had not been created by God but by a lesser, ignorant deity. Certain sects maintained that Jesus was human but not divine, while others said he was divine but not human. In Lost Christianities, Bart D. Ehrman offers a fascinating look at these early forms of Christianity and shows how they came to be suppressed, reformed, or forgotten. All of these groups insisted that they upheld the teachings of Jesus and his apostles, and they all possessed writings that bore out their claims, books reputedly produced by Jesus’s own followers. Modern archaeological work has recovered a number of key texts, and as Ehrman shows, these spectacular discoveries reveal religious diversity that says much about the ways in which history gets written by the winners.