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Habits of the mind : intellectual life as a Christian calling

Author: James W Sire
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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*What is an intellectual? *How can you learn to think well? *What does it mean to love God with your mind? *Can the intellectual life be a legitimate Christian calling? *Is the intellectual life your calling? ... James Sire brings wit and wisdom to bear on these questions and their possible answers. And he offers an unusual "insider's view" of learning how to think well for the glory of God and for the sake of his  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James W Sire
ISBN: 0830822739 9780830822737
OCLC Number: 44313319
Awards: Winner of Christianity Today Book Award (Christianity & Culture) 2001
Description: 263 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Confessions of an intellectual wannabe --
John Henry Newman as an intellectual --
The perfection of the intellect --
How thinking feels : what is an intellectual? --
The moral dimension of the mind : what is a Christian intellectual? --
Perfecting the intellect : the intellectual disciplines --
Thinking by reading --
Jesus the reasoner --
The responsibility of a Christian intellectual.
Other Titles: Habits of the mind :
Responsibility: James W. Sire.
Local System Bib Number:
113006

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Because Jesus was the smartest man who ever lived, argues James W. Sire, we can and should learn to think as well as we can. In this book he offers an insider's view of learning how to think well for  Read more...
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