Doubt

Zu wahr, um schön zu sein
Author: Nadine Stenglein
Publisher: Kopfkino-Verlag Thomas Dellenbusch
ISBN: 3962555269
Category: Fiction
Page: 116
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Kriminalromanze in New York: Außer ihrer besten Freundin weiß niemand, dass die 28jährige Kathleen Forster die berühmte Thrillerautorin Kate Simon ist. In ihrem Haus in Neponsit, New York, hat sie ein Zimmer an Paul untervermietet. Der junge Mann hat sich angeblich soeben von seiner Frau getrennt und benötigt nur vorübergehend eine Bleibe. Er sieht blendend aus und ist sehr charmant. Kathleen fühlt sich sofort stark zu ihm hingezogen. Doch dann entdeckt sie mehr und mehr Hinweise darauf, dass es sich bei Paul um den gesuchten Mörder Jack Hope handeln könnte. Trotz der Schmetterlinge im Bauch beginnt sie, auf eigene Faust zu ermitteln - die Schlagzeile "Thrillerautorin überführt echten Mörder" vor Augen. Doch wie heißt es so schön? Wer sich in Gefahr begibt ...

Doubt (movie tie-in edition)


Author: John Patrick Shanley
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
ISBN: 1559366206
Category: Drama
Page: 64
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Move tie-in edition of te Pulitzer Prize winning play.

Wrestling with Doubt

Theological Reflections on the Journey of Faith
Author: Frank D. Rees
Publisher: Liturgical Press
ISBN: 9780814625903
Category: Religion
Page: 238
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Rees provides a theological analysis of doubts as a constructive element within the Christian experience of faith. He considers three theological frameworks, each of which offers an interpretation of doubt, and two life-story theologies that deal with faith and doubt.

Organizing Doubt

Grounded Theory, Army Units and Dealing with Dynamic Complexity
Author: Eric-Hans Kramer
Publisher: Copenhagen Business School Press DK
ISBN: 9788763001977
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 276
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Military organizations operate in complex environments and difficult circumstances. During deployment, armies are confronted with dangers, cunning enemies, unexpected changes, and a general level of uncertainty. The obvious implication is that armies need to be able to deal with complexity, or dynamic complexity as it will be labeled in this book.òThis study develops an analytical framework that is composed of different ingredients of formal theory. Central to this framework is the idea that the ability to 'doubt' is of crucial importance for organizations that are confronted with dynamic complexity. From this it follows that organizations need to organize their ability to doubt in such environments. The framework is used to analyze the way military units of the Dutch Armed Forces, when deployed to perform peace operations, dealt with dynamic complexity. Subsequently, it is analyzed how specific organizational characteristics of the mother organization in the Netherlands influenced the ability of the deployed units to organize doubt.

Saved Without a Doubt

Being Sure of Your Salvation
Author: John MacArthur
Publisher: David C Cook
ISBN: 0781443377
Category: Religion
Page: 222
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MacArthur carefully examines the classical biblical texts affirming the forever quality of salvation and explains eleven biblical tests that will help readers determine whether they've experienced salvation once and for all.

Descartes's Method of Doubt


Author: Janet Broughton
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691117324
Category: Philosophy
Page: 217
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Descartes thought that we could achieve absolute certainty by starting with radical doubt. He adopts this strategy in the Meditations on First Philosophy, where he raises sweeping doubts with the famous dream argument and the hypothesis of an evil demon. But why did Descartes think we should take these exaggerated doubts seriously? And if we do take them seriously, how did he think any of our beliefs could ever escape them? Janet Broughton undertakes a close study of Descartes's first three meditations to answer these questions and to present a fresh way of understanding precisely what Descartes was up to. Broughton first contrasts Descartes's doubts with those of the ancient skeptics, arguing that Cartesian doubt has a novel structure and a distinctive relation to the commonsense outlook of everyday life. She then argues that Descartes pursues absolute certainty by uncovering the conditions that make his radical doubt possible. She gives a unified account of how Descartes uses this strategy, first to find certainty about his own existence and then to argue that God exists. Drawing on this analysis, Broughton provides a new way to understand Descartes's insistence that he hasn't argued in a circle, and she measures his ambitions against those of contemporary philosophers who use transcendental arguments in their efforts to defeat skepticism. The book is a powerful contribution both to the history of philosophy and to current debates in epistemology.

Limits of Doubt, The

The Moral and Political Implications of Skepticism
Author: Petr Lom
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791490343
Category: Political Science
Page: 152
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Shows how different forms of skepticism can lead to remarkably different moral and political implications.

Inevitable Doubt

Two Theories of Shīʻī Jurisprudence
Author: Robert Gleave
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004115958
Category: Religion
Page: 263
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This book is an analysis of the legal theories of two classical Sh Muslim writers: one an Akhb r, the other an Us li. It provides insight, not only into Islamic jurisprudence, but also the Akhb r -Us li conflict in Twelver Sh sm.

The Origins of Reasonable Doubt

Theological Roots of the Criminal Trial
Author: James Q. Whitman
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300116007
Category: History
Page: 276
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To be convicted of a crime in the United States, a person must be proven guilty “beyond a reasonable doubt.” But what is reasonable doubt? Even sophisticated legal experts find this fundamental doctrine difficult to explain. In this accessible book, James Q. Whitman digs deep into the history of the law and discovers that we have lost sight of the original purpose of “reasonable doubt.” It was not originally a legal rule at all, he shows, but a theological one. The rule as we understand it today is intended to protect the accused. But Whitman traces its history back through centuries of Christian theology and common-law history to reveal that the original concern was to protect the souls of jurors. In Christian tradition, a person who experienced doubt yet convicted an innocent defendant was guilty of a mortal sin. Jurors fearful for their own souls were reassured that they were safe, as long as their doubts were not “reasonable.” Today, the old rule of reasonable doubt survives, but it has been turned to different purposes. The result is confusion for jurors, and a serious moral challenge for our system of justice.

Faith and Doubt


Author: John Ortberg
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310296242
Category: Religion
Page: 192
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What if the most important word is the one in the middle? We often think of doubt as the opposite of faith, but could it actually strengthen our relationship with God? According to John Ortberg, best-selling author and pastor, the very nature of faith requires the presence of uncertainty. In this refreshingly candid look at a life of faith, he traces the line between belief and unbelief: less a dividing line between hostile camps than a razor’s edge that runs through every soul. His findings point us toward the relief of being totally honest. Questions can expand our understanding, uncertainty can lead to trust, and honest faith can produce outrageous hope. Written from Ortberg’s own struggle with faith and doubt, this book will challenge, comfort, and inspire you with the truth that God wants all of us—including our doubts.

Breaking the Cycle of Self-Doubt


Author: Leanette Lopez
Publisher: Xulon Press
ISBN: 1602663998
Category: Religion
Page: 272
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Lopez suggest a Bible-based plan for self-examination and life-transformation. (Practical Life)

Doubt


Author: Curtis Hutson
Publisher: Sword of the Lord Publishers
ISBN: 9780873981705
Category: Assurance
Page: 21
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Know Doubt

Embracing Uncertainty in Your Faith
Author: John Ortberg
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310340926
Category: Religion
Page: 192
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In this refreshingly candid look at what it takes to live a life of faith, John Ortberg takes an honest look at the misgivings and uncertainties that often shake our beliefs as we navigate through the highs and lows of life. Reflecting on his own bouts with doubt and uncertainty, Ortberg shares with readers his discovery that, rather than being a contradiction in terms, doubt and faith may be very much a part of each other. He challenges readers to consider how doubt can motivate us to study and learn, how questioning expands our understanding, and how uncertainty can lead to trust. These challenges point us toward the relief of being totally honest. The right kind of doubt can be a gift—an action-generating truth that actually allows us to deepen our faith and intimacy with God. Written to challenge, comfort, and inspire readers, Know Doubt reveals uncertainty as a cause for celebration.

Doubt in Islamic Law


Author: Intisar A. Rabb
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107080991
Category: History
Page: 432
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This book considers the rarely studied but pervasive concepts of doubt that medieval Muslim jurists used to resolve problematic criminal cases.

Faithful Doubt

The Wisdom of Uncertainty
Author: Guy Collins
Publisher: The Lutterworth Press
ISBN: 0718843770
Category: Religion
Page: 226
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Focussing on three philosophers – Giorgio Agamben, Jacques Derrida, and Slavoj Žižek – Faithful Doubt argues that atheism can be redeeming. Far from being inhospitable to faith, doubt is increasingly necessary for theology. As well as introducing the thought of contemporary philosophers, 'Faithful Doubt' examines the significance of popular entertainment and narrative. Novels by Ursula K. Le Guin, Neal Stephenson, China Miéville, and others are read alongside 'Star Wars' and 'Battlestar Galactica'. Fiction highlights the fluid nature of the sacred and the secular. On the question of evil, 'Faithful Doubt' suggests that wisdom lies in acknowledging uncertainty. Weaving the story of Job together with St Augustine, Donald MacKinnon, and Eleonore Stump, evil exemplifies the necessity for doubt within theology. 'Faithful Doubt' brings a new perspective to debates about the relationship between faith and reason. Concluding with a discussion of Søren Kierkegaard, Collins presents a compelling case for harnessing atheism and doubt in service to Christian faith. In order to "doubt wisely" we need to heed the "faith of the faithless".

Faith and Doubt

Studies in Traditional Jewish Thought
Author: Norman Lamm
Publisher: KTAV Publishing House, Inc.
ISBN: 9780881259520
Category: Religion
Page: 364
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Presents a collection of studies on modern intellectual challenges from the perspective of Modern Orthodox Judaism. Themes range from comparative law to metaphysics with a chapter on "Law and Morality" new to this edition.

Doubt


Author: Richard Shiff
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135872228
Category: Art
Page: 216
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In an age where art history’s questions are now expected to receive answers, Richard Shiff presents a challenging alternative. In this essential new addition to James Elkins’s series Theories of Modernism and Postmodernism in the Visual Arts, Richard Shiff embraces doubt as a critical tool and asks how particular histories of art have come to be. Shiff’s turn to doubt is not a retreat to relativism, but rather an insistence on clear thinking about art. In particular, Shiff takes issue with the style of self-referential art writing seemingly 'licensed' by Roland Barthes. With an introduction by Rosie Bennett, Doubt is a study of the tension between practicing art and practicing criticism.

Belief, Doubt, and Fanaticism

Is It Essential to Have Something to Believe In?
Author: Osho
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1429951265
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 224
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One of the greatest spiritual teachers of the twentieth century addresses the conflicts that arise between people with opposing views and the dangers of losing your individual identity in your desire to belong to a group with shared values. In Belief, Doubt, and Fanaticism: Is It Essential to Have Something to Believe In?, Osho brings his unique and often surprising perspective to the religious, political, social and economic forces that drive people into opposing camps, fanatical groups, and belief systems that depend on seeing every “other” as the “enemy.” As always, the focus is first and foremost on the individual psyche and consciousness, to identify the root causes and hidden demons of our human need to belong and have something to “believe in.” Osho challenges readers to examine and break free of the conditioned belief systems and prejudices that limit their capacity to enjoy life in all its richness. He has been described by the Sunday Times of London as one of the “1000 Makers of the 20th Century” and by Sunday Mid-Day (India) as one of the ten people—along with Gandhi, Nehru, and Buddha—who have changed the destiny of India. Since his death in 1990, the influence of his teachings continues to expand, reaching seekers of all ages in virtually every country of the world.

Doubt

Truth Seekers Unite
Author: Anne-Rae Vasquez
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 0992145813
Category: Fiction
Page: 308
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Never trust anyone, her father always told her. Especially your closest allies. Strange things start to happen to Cristal and her friends. She witnesses unexplainable events and is accused of causing them even from people closest to her. Evil is lurking everywhere and disguised as many things. paranormal - romance - mystery - thriller - apocalypse

Doubt, Atheism, and the Nineteenth-Century Russian Intelligentsia


Author: Victoria Frede
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Pres
ISBN: 0299284433
Category: History
Page: 280
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The autocratic rule of both tsar and church in imperial Russia gave rise not only to a revolutionary movement in the nineteenth century but also to a crisis of meaning among members of the intelligentsia. Personal faith became the subject of intense scrutiny as individuals debated the existence of God and the immortality of the soul, debates reflected in the best-known novels of the day. Friendships were formed and broken in exchanges over the status of the eternal. The salvation of the entire country, not just of each individual, seemed to depend on the answers to questions about belief. Victoria Frede looks at how and why atheism took on such importance among several generations of Russian intellectuals from the 1820s to the 1860s, drawing on meticulous and extensive research of both published and archival documents, including letters, poetry, philosophical tracts, police files, fiction, and literary criticism. She argues that young Russians were less concerned about theology and the Bible than they were about the moral, political, and social status of the individual person. They sought to maintain their integrity against the pressures exerted by an autocratic state and rigidly hierarchical society. As individuals sought to shape their own destinies and searched for truths that would give meaning to their lives, they came to question the legitimacy both of the tsar and of Russia’s highest authority, God.