Ted Peters


Ted Peters is the author of fiction and non-fiction, books and blogs, scholarship and spirituality. With a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, he has served for decades as a professor of theology and ethics in Berkeley, California, at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union. His specialty is oiling the hinge that swings between science and religion. Peters' first-hand experience with violence in the inner city, combined with academic teaching, has led him to wrestle with human nature and with the question of why we human beings kill one another in the name of some higher good.
Ted Peters builds bridges, conceptual connections between science and religion, evolution and faith, genes and persons, stem cells and ethics, ecology and cosmology, astrobiology and astrotheology, UFOs and human hope, outer space and the inner soul. He is former editor of Dialog, A Journal of Theology and currently co-edits Theology and Science. Find commentary and updates at Ted's Timely Take: tedstimelytake.com.

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Short Prayers: A Month's Meditations for the Searching Soul
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,410. Language: American English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Prayer, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Prayerbooks / Christian
You can do a lot with a few words, especially when it comes to prayers. Empty phrases packaged in many words do not impress God. God does not need to be impressed because the divine ear is attentive to our needs before we even speak of them. After an introduction which makes just this point, the book follows with 31 5-minute chapters, each with a story to meditate on accompanied by a short prayer.
For God and Country: A Leona Foxx SuspenseThriller
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,890. Language: American English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Leona Foxx leads a tense double life. She is unwillingly pulled back into being a CIA black op trained killer, while serving her new calling to God as a parish pastor on the South Side of Chicago. Haunted by a terrifying past, Leona's skills as a defender of conflict with her conscience, which is shaped by her faith and her compassion for both friends and enemies.

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