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By Benjamin W. Farley

Farley's Transcendence and Fulfillment captures one's fast consciousness, particularly along with his designation of Paul's "Seven Pillars of Wisdom." Readers will locate his choice interesting and illuminating. whereas being trustworthy to Paul's self-understanding and theological perspectives, Farley deals a confident and significant exam of the pillars' relevance for Paul's time in addition to our personal. the writer blends biblical perception with a variety of classical and modern philosophical opinion. In doing so, he attracts on Plato and Cicero's knowledge, as well as the severe works of Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Marcel, and Berdyaev. scholars and professors of Paul's lifestyles and theology, in addition to clergy and lay admirers of Paul's perspectives, will locate Farley's ebook an invaluable source for a provocative but spiritually wealthy trip, precise to Paul's teachings and of tolerating relevance.

"In this specific ebook, Farley provides Paul's 'seven pillars of wisdom,' which surround the apostles' crucial convictions, and poses the probing query: Can one nonetheless locate perception in his message, in his pillars of knowledge, enough on which to construct one's condominium of lifestyles? Farley's exam of the seven pillars leads him to engage with many thinkers and students who've explored the relation of transcendence and success in human lives. a very enticing study!"
--Donald ok. McKim, writer of John Calvin: A spouse to His existence and Theology

"In this research of St. Paul, Ben Farley takes his readers on a unique and hard trip. prompt, specifically for college students of theology and philosophy."
--Mack Branham, President Emeritus, Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary

Benjamin W. Farley is Younts Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and faith, Erskine collage, in Due West, South Carolina. he's the writer of Jesus as guy, fantasy, and Metaphor, In compliment of advantage, within the Twilight with God, and diverse different scholarly works, together with books of meditation: Fairest Lord Jesus and By the Waters of Babylon.

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