Truth and Transformation: A Manifesto for Ailing Nations #ad - With insights drawn from real-life struggles against corruption and from years of study, he delves into the ideological roots of social oppression. In this landmark book, international scholar and author Vishal Mangalwadi offers a radical vision for the gospel's power to heal Western society. Reform, he argues, is never without controversy.
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Endorsements:“this is an extremely significant piece of work with huge global implications. Understand where we came from. Whether you're an avid student of the bible or a skeptic of its relevance, The Book That Made Your World will transform your perception of its influence on virtually every facet of Western civilization.
Indian philosopher vishal mangalwadi reveals the personal motivation that fueled his own study of the Bible and systematically illustrates how its precepts became the framework for societal structure throughout the last millennium. Lewis foundation“vishal mangalwadi recounts history in very broad strokes, always using his cross-cultural perspectives for highlighting the many benefits of biblical principles in shaping civilization.
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This Book Changed Everything: The Bible's Amazing Impact on Our World#ad - Vishal mangalwadi has worked amongst the destitute of India as well as taught in institutions of higher education. Building on his earlier book, the book that Made Your World, Vishal here re-tells us our own story and opens our eyes to recognize the true wellsprings of our civilization. The bible, mangalwadi argues, empowered little people who challenged the might of great empires and turned tiny nations into economic superpowers.
Dr. At the root of this revolution was the acknowledgment of God’s Revelation as the only reliable guide to build our lives as well as our nations on. In 15 well-argued chapters, nations and communities, Mangalwadi demonstrates the role of Revelation on areas as diverse as epistemology, economics, political offices, language, law, church and tolerance.
Chapters on journalism and literature by jenny taylor and ashish Alexander respectively contribute significantly to this volume’s argument—that This Book, indeed, Changed Everything!“When a brilliant philosopher from India gives his version of the history of the West, we should listen. Biblically inspired political, social and economic vision radically changed the course of our history, our institutions and our ideals, of course, besides, bringing deep changes in our individual selves.
This Book Changed Everything: The Bible's Amazing Impact on Our World #ad - This book changed everything, the latest book by a foremost Christian thinker of our age, Vishal Mangalwadi, is a tour de force that will redefine the way we look at the Bible’s transforming influence on everything that our modern world cherishes. Vishal explores history, gives evidence and powerful arguments that the modern world is inconceivable without the Bible.
Steve green, washington dc“from his eastern perspective, Chairman, Museum of the Bible, Vishal helps us Westerners recover our memory and true identity.
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When god offers everlasting treasures in heaven?It’s time to rethink our perspectives on money and possessions.
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C. How are these two dramas connected? why is sam under threat of dismissal? Will Erica Baldwin find the evidence she needs? Can Laura love a man with an Adam Smith poster on his wall? The answers in The Invisible Heart give the reader a richer appreciation for how business and the marketplace transform our lives.
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Read how pachacuti, accomplished something far more significant than merely building fortresses, the Inca king who founded Machu Picchu, the majestic fortress in Peru, temples, or monuments. And there have been others throughout the world, like him, who lived to receive the blessing of the gospel. Get ready to be amazed at these intriguing examples of how God uses redemptive analogies to bring all men to Himself, bearing out the truth from Ecclesiastes that God "has also set eternity in the hearts of men" 3:11.
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