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Book Pages: 147 - Publish Date: 2004-10-30 - Publisher: Hay River Books
Description: Do our metaphors for "God" serve us, or do we serve the metaphors? What are the consequences of our monotheistic idea that "God" is separate from creation rather than a subatomically and consciously unified life force? Gaj: The End of Religion offers a concise survey of our ideas about “God” from 600 BC to the present in the service of a single compelling argument: “God” is not an individu...
Author(s): Carlo Carretto
Book Pages: 256 - Publish Date: 1974 - Publisher: Città Nuova
Description: None
Author(s): Helmut Koester
Book Pages: 375 - Publish Date: 2000 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
Description: This work has established itself as a classical text in the field of New Testament studies. Written in a readable, non-technical style, it has become an indispensable textbook and reference for teachers, students, clergy, and the educated layperson interested in a scholarly treatment of the New Testament and its background in the Judaic and Greco-Roman world.
Author(s): Jaroslav Pelikan
Book Pages: 274 - Publish Date: 2006-01 - Publisher: Penguin
Description: A history of the Bible traces its evolution from an oral testament to its numerous modern iterations and translations, discussing such topics as the canonization of different versions, the adoption of certain books by religions and sects, and the varying schools of critical scholarship that exist today. Reprint.
Author(s): Jay Cormier
Book Pages: 209 - Publish Date: 1996-01-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Description: Jay Cormier comments briefly on the linguistic, theological, and cultural context of the readings for each Sunday and solemnity in the three year lectionary. Series of questions to help homilists and study groups connect their own experiences to the realities
Author(s): James W. Goll
Book Pages: 192 - Publish Date: 2005-01-28 - Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers
Description: The prophetic movements in church history and in contemporary life are fed by two mighty streams: the prophet, whose revelation is primarily verbal, and the seer, whose revelation is more visionary in nature. While the role of the prophet is familiar, less is known about the seer dimension. To many people, these visionary prophets remain mysterious, otherworldly, and even strange. Knowledge dispel...
Author(s): Yaffa Eliach
Book Pages: 266 - Publish Date: 1982 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
Description: Based on interviews and oral histories, this collection of 89 stories is the first anthology of Hasidic stories about the Holocaust, and the first ever in which women play a large role.
Author(s): Leigh Eric Schmidt
Book Pages: 318 - Publish Date: 2000 - Publisher: Harvard University Press
Description: âeoeFaith cometh by hearingâe âe"so said Saint Paul, and devoted Christians from Augustine to Luther down to the present have placed particular emphasis on spiritual arts of listening. In quiet retreats for prayer, in the noisy exercises of Protestant revivalism, in the mystical pursuit of the voices of angels, Christians have listened for a divine call. But what happened when the ear tuned to ...
Author(s): Sam Harris
Book Pages: 96 - Publish Date: 2012-03-06 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Description: A BELIEF IN FREE WILL touches nearly everything that human beings value. It is difficult to think about law, politics, religion, public policy, intimate relationships, morality—as well as feelings of remorse or personal achievement—without first imagining that every person is the true source of his or her thoughts and actions. And yet the facts tell us that free will is an illusion. In this en...
Book Pages: 299 - Publish Date: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: Paramount Market Publishing
Description: 150 charts and tables documenting every aspect of adult Americans by their religious traditions and ethnicity, including age, income, gender, marital status,etc.