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MacGregor, Geddes

Overview
Works: 69 works in 291 publications in 4 languages and 12,556 library holdings
Genres: History  Manuscripts  Dictionaries  Comparative studies  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: BL51, 201
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Geddes MacGregor
The Bible in the making by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

15 editions published between 1959 and 1982 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A literary history of the Bible; from the Middle Ages to the present day by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to religious philosophy by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

31 editions published between 1959 and 1983 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is designed for the use of college or university undergraduates and others who are making their first prolonged approach to intellectual problems of religion with little or no philosophical training behind them
Dictionary of religion and philosophy by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thundering Scot; a portrait of John Knox by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

9 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical issues in religious thought by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reincarnation in Christianity : a new vision of the role of rebirth in Christian thought by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reincarnation is one of the most fascinating ideas in the history of religion, as it is also one of the most recurrent themes in the literature of the world. It is widely assumed to be foreign to the Christian heritage and especially alien to the Hebrew roots of Biblical thought. That assumption is questionable. [Preface]
Readings in religious philosophy by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vatican revolution by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

19 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Images of afterlife : beliefs from antiquity to modern times by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who among us hasn't wondered what awaits us after we die? Do we simply cease to be? Or is death in fact the door from our world into another? To find answers to these enduring questions, venerated scholar Geddes MacGregor takes us on a fascinating journey of discovery - from the ancient Middle East to modern America - in search of insight into the hidden mysteries of life after death. Along the way we explore Zoroastrianism, Jainism, Chinese religion, and Islam; learn about Karma, rebirth, and reincarnation; participate in the philosophical and theological debates prompted by the notion of afterlife; and meet people who are able to recall past lives and others who claim to have visited a world beyond ours during the fleeting moments of near-death experiences, Geddes MacGregor shows us how questions about afterlife have been asked (and often answered!) around the world and throughout history. Through his interpretation of the traditional concepts of heaven, hell, purgatory, and nirvana, Professor MacGregor shows that our spiritual well-being craves not a state of eternal bliss, but the opportunity for continuing growth. Humankind's yearning for life after death also testifies to our acknowledgment of purposefulness in the cycle of birth, life, death, and rebirth. Professor MacGregor concludes that the kind of belief or disbelief we have toward God will reflect the kind of belief or disbelief we have in afterlife. Ultimately, humanity's common belief in afterlife points toward the grand design of the Creators whose existence tugs at our consciousness from a world beyond our own. A powerful and vastly informative book, Images of Afterlife will encourage deep reflection about what awaits us in "the life everlasting" and will foster renewed appreciation of the importance of our sojourn in this lifetime
God beyond doubt : an essay in the philosophy of religion by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the evidence for and against the existence of God, and presents a reasoned answer in their own terms to Christianity's most notable modern opponents - particularly the logical positivists and the "God is dead" theologians
Corpus Christi; the nature of the church according to the Reformed tradition by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hemlock and the cross; humanism, Socrates, and Christ by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

6 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angels : ministers of grace by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reincarnation as a Christian hope by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland forever home : an introduction to the Homeland for American and other Scots by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nicene creed, illumined by modern thought by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He who lets us be : a theology of love by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The coming reformation by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

9 editions published between 1960 and 1962 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesthetic experience in religion by Geddes MacGregor( Book )

5 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Dictionary of religion and philosophy
Alternative Names
Mac Gregor Geddes

Mac Gregor, Geddes 1909-

MacGregor, Geddes 1909-1998

MacGregor, John Geddes.

MacGregor, John Geddes 1909-

MacGregor, John Geddes 1909-1998

Mc Gregor Geddes

McGregor Geddes

Макгрегор, Джон Геддес

맥그리거, 제디스

Languages
English (178)

Spanish (1)

Italian (1)

German (1)

Covers
Reincarnation in Christianity : a new vision of the role of rebirth in Christian thoughtImages of afterlife : beliefs from antiquity to modern timesCorpus Christi; the nature of the church according to the Reformed traditionAngels : ministers of graceHe who lets us be : a theology of love