Meeting the living God / William J. O'Malley, SJ.
By: O'Malley, William J.Publisher: New York Paulist Press 2014Edition: Fourth Edition.Description: xviii, 326 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780809195923 (alk. paper); 0809195925 (alk. paper); 9781587683541; 1587683547.Subject(s): Christian education -- Textbooks for youth -- CatholicDDC classification:
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How can we be sure of anything? Inside obstacles to truth: skewed thinking. What validates opinions? ; Thanatos: the death wish ; Primary truth = The natures of things ; Whom do we seek? -- Outside obstacles to truth: atheisms in disguise. The American dream ; Escaping the rat race ; The imperfect church ; The imperfect school ; Peer and parent pressure -- The meaning of you. What will make humans happy? ; What will make you happy? ; The scope of your meaning -- The meaning of faith. The limits of logic ; Faith: a calculated risk -- Does God exist? Death: the crucial mystery ; Atheism: no ; The great hunger: the soul ; Theism: yes -- What is God like? The God of the philosophers ; The God of other religions ; The God of Jesus Christ ; Praying: allowing God to "prove" Himself.