Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 29 items for :

  • All: energy x
  • World Christianity x
  • Open accessible content x
Clear All

1 Introduction 1 We argue that megachurches create and optimise total environments, which answer the desires of the human heart and generate an emotional energy that is both powerful and satisfying. By total environment, we mean a context that provides megachurch attendees with sufficient

In: Handbook of Megachurches

to interdenominational pamphlet wars, and, like Persons, professed to desire a future when Christians would focus their energies on cultivation of the inner spiritual life. As already noted, however, the irenic dispositions of these writers were counterbalanced by both polemical pressures of the day

In: Journal of Jesuit Studies

theology. In Part One, Savory and Berne present Teilhard’s vision of God as love, and love as the essential energy of the evolving universe. They stress that Teilhard understood love not simply as a divine attribute or divine name, but as an energy that people experience in everyday life. Love is neither

In: Journal of Jesuit Studies

. In the case of Jeanne Mance (1606–73) a conventionally pious person who devoted tremendous energy and capacity to building the Hopital-Dieu de Montreal, its chief charitable agency, Pearson detects “failure.” Mance’s “performance” in holiness was “unsuccessful”: she did not write a spiritual diary

In: Journal of Jesuit Studies

emotion, channeling emotional energy toward overcoming the natural condition of maternal despair and turning it into spiritual longing for the afterlife. In intellectual terms, this raises important questions about the use of Stoic thought by authors like Suárez and Caussin. Garrod discusses these on the

In: Journal of Jesuit Studies

Portuguese legislation in slowing down the production process of chivalric books. Furthermore, the author highlights the changing trends of the publishers, who increasingly chose to invest their energies in the promotion of new literary genres, such as picaresque and pastoral novels. Hervé Baudry’s essay, on

In: Journal of Jesuit Studies

extremely large and diverse range of questions, from those of recent and early galaxy formation and evolution, and the detailed structure of the later universe and the important roles of dark matter and dark energy, to the detailed description of the early universe—inflation and reheating, primordial

In: Journal of Jesuit Studies

much smaller churches too ( Miller and Yamamori 2007 : 135), many of those socially-engaged ‘progressive Pentecostals’ can today be found in the world’s largest megachurches, which in many quarters now embrace the social gospel with as much energy as their antecedents had denounced it just a couple of

In: Handbook of Megachurches

way we are. That is what makes it so important. It is key to understanding our present situation. I write in order to throw some light on how we got to be the way we are. That is what gives me my professional energy.” Emphasizing the relationship between the past and the present can be dangerous, I

In: Journal of Jesuit Studies

spent much of his energy dealing with the recent crisis of the Japanese mission, persecuted by the Tokugawa shogunate, and with the large influx of Jesuits who had fled Japan for Macao. He tried to send some men back incognito , as well as money and letters to those who had remained as underground

In: Journal of Jesuit Studies