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Is Christianity wishful thinking?

Hoxie Neale Fairchild

Is Christianity wishful thinking?

by Hoxie Neale Fairchild

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Published by Holy Cross press in [West Park, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Apologetics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[By] Hoxie Neale Fairchild.
    SeriesProblem paper,, no. 20
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT1105 .F3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6494532M
    LC Control Number45050485
    OCLC/WorldCa4574790

    May 15,  · Christianity is mainly wishful elizrosshubbell.commes wishing is the wings the truth comes in on. Sometimes the truth is what sets us wishing for it. (Buechner, Wishful Thinking) Now you (and I) know where the title of the book came from. Christianity is mainly wishful thinking. Jul 25,  · Given the counsel Mormons have been provided by some of their spiritual leaders, I’m not convinced. It seems to me that a Mormon testimony has a pretty good chance of being nothing more than wishful thinking — perhaps merely an attempt by the testifier to convince himself that Mormonism is true.

    May 06,  · Is Christianity Just Wishful Thinking? By Philip Cottraux. In , English humanist Sir Thomas More published a book titled Utopia. It compared social and economic conditions in Europe with those of an ideal society on an imaginary island located off the coast of the Americas. More wanted to imply that the perfect conditions on his. Now that we have disposed of the silly idea that Christians are all engaged in wishful thinking, let us check out the true wishful thinking of the typical atheist. The typical atheist is a progressive. He believes that humanity is getting better and better on its own. But this myth of progress is a lot of wishful thinking.

    Jan 24,  · One of the most common jibes of atheists against religious believers is, "You folks are engaged in some serious fantasy-like wishful thinking. You believe in a . Or is this just merely wishful thinking on my part? ;-) sjc\ No, it's just your religious bigotry showing. Dogface , 28 Feb (UTC) Although it is not vogue to have a negative opinion about religion, especially Christianity, I would have to say that your statement, DogFace, is the bigoted one.


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Wishful Thinking: A Seeker's ABC [Frederick Buechner] on elizrosshubbell.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In Wishful Thinking, the first book in his much-loved Cited by: In Wishful Thinking the first book in his much-loved lexical trilogy, Frederick Buechner puts the language of God, the universe, and the human spirit under his wry linguistic microscope.

In this often ironic and always keen-sighted reflections on such terms as agnostic, envy, love, and sin, he invites us to look at these everyday words in new and enlightening elizrosshubbell.com: HarperOne.

Jan 19,  · Wishful Thinking: A Theological ABC [Frederick Buechner] on elizrosshubbell.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In Wishful Thinking, the first book in his much-loved lexical trilogy, Frederick Buechner puts the language of God/5(8).

One of the jabs atheists make towards Christians is that our religion is all wishful thinking. They like to blame us for believing in "a sugar daddy in the sky"–a kind of invisible Santa Claus who is going to make everything okay one day. When we die Is Christianity wishful thinking?

book all go to a happy family reunion and all. May 13,  · Mere Christianity’ Wishful Thinking A Theological ABC. By Frederick Buechner. New York: Harper & “There are poetry books and poetic books—the first a book with poems in it, the.

I was reading a book by an atheist author who claims to be a former minister yet seems to know very little about Christianity. While the book was heavy on sarcasm and light on reason, there was one point I’d like to address today.

as a Christian, just a Is Christianity wishful thinking? book of deluded, wishful thinking, only too eager to believe death isn’t really.

Jan 01,  · Wishful Thinking is sometimes subtitled as A Seeker's ABC, and sometimes as A Theological ABC, but in reality it's Frederick Buechner defining terms frequently associated with Christianity in his ironic, and thought-provoking style which cuts through much of the bull-shit propagated by the conservatively-religious of elizrosshubbell.com of his examples are chapter-length, some just /5.

Aug 13,  · A fairer perspective is that everyone, whatever their worldview, is tempted to indulge in wishful thinking. Accusing Others of Wishful Thinking Might Be Illogical. In Why Darwin Matters, Michael Shermer summarizes the findings of a survey of 10, Americans on their belief in God.

High Ground or Thin Air. Atheists claim the high ground of reason and science while viewing Christian faith as blind and wishful thinking. But could the opposite be true. Could atheism be unreasonable wishful thinking, while Christianity is both reasonable and consistent with what we know of the universe.

The Theology of Wishful Thinking, Albert Mohler - Read more Christian book reviews and excerpts. "Religious" books that make the display tables at big national bookstores are more likely to be.

Aug 15,  · The Theology of Wishful Thinking by Albert Mohler - Christian breaking news commentary. Philip Gulley and James Mulholland present their new book as an exercise in theology.

Actually, it's just two liberal ministers engaged in wishful thinking. but because the authors actually admit what is required for Christianity to be transformed into.

Sep 17,  · I'm thinking christianity would have died out in the 1st century as an obscure and forgotten death cult. As such, you'd have to conclude that christianity exists because of wishful thinking. That it is here to be asking the question about is because of the carrot (and the stick).

So - I'd say a qualified yes, it's wishful thinking AND fear. I finished reading Sam Harris’ book, “The End of Faith”, this week.

He brings up all the classic cases of how Christianity has been so cruel and oppressive –like the Inquisition where they tortured and killed people for not believing all the Christian teachings.

And it’s true, horrible things have been done in the name of God and of. These books can provide valuable insights into the beliefs and practices of Christianity. Wishful Thinking: A comprehensive history of Christianity around the globe, this book is a massive work of scholarship filled with information about how the church interacts with history and culture and how it has changed over time and in different Author: Teresa Preston.

On the other hand, I see nonbelievers and atheist come to conclusions about Christianity that there is no supporting evidences of. That their conclusions arent support by evidence, but instead by their own reasoning in their imagination, and their "wishful thinking" of a Godless Christianity.

There are many examples, and its easy to spot them. Oct 12,  · by Theodore Wright. I am not saying that this is my own hermeneutical wishful thinking nor even that I have such. This is something I find devoted Cessationists have. Cessationism is a doctrine stating that spiritual gifts (such as speaking in tongues, prophecy and.

Sep 21,  · Most of us have got over the pre-war wishful thinking about international politics. It is time we did the same about religion. When I wrote my book, America Discovers C. Lewis, I conducted a survey of Americans who say that Lewis was a major factor in.

14 quotes from Wishful Thinking: A Theological ABC: ‘The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.’. When I say "Christian faith is merely wishful thinking", I mean that if I drew a 2-venn diagram, with circle A being "faith", and circle B being.

Aug 25,  · The great Christian writer C.S. Lewis is enormously quotable. Here are 26 of the best quotes quotes from what is arguably the best popular overview of Christianity of the twentieth century, his classic book Mere Christianity, almost one quote from each chapter (almost).

If you’ve never read it, you’re missing out. Debating Christianity and Religion - A debate forum for people of all persuasions.May 03,  · ‘Wishful Thinking’ is then, in my opinion, armchair, bitesize theology. This is a book to pick up as an amusing distraction while having a cup of tea.

That Buechner could create such a thing out of theology is a remarkable (perhaps unique) achievement and .Nov 09,  · I often hear people talk about faith as if it is ‘wishful thinking’.

This is especially true in the ‘science vs. religion’ debates. “I have my reason. you have your faith ” is the general sentiment. I have even heard Christians use a similar way of speaking.