Dialogues with Silence: Prayers & Drawings by Thomas Merton

By Thomas Merton

An intensely own devotional ebook from Thomas Merton, the final word non secular author of our time, displaying his contemplative and spiritual facet via his prayers and rarely-seen drawings. the single Merton present e-book available.

Dialogues with Silence incorporates a number of prayers from all through Merton's life--from his journals, letters, poetry, books--accompanied via all a hundred of Merton's not often obvious, pleasant Zen-like pen-and-ink drawings, and may allure new readers in addition to Merton devotees. there's no different Merton devotional like this, and the paperback version may be elegantly designed and packaged.

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Cantos and Strophes in Biblical Hebrew Poetry III: Psalms by Pieter van der Lugt

By Pieter van der Lugt

This quantity offers with the rhetoric, the formal and thematic framework, of Psalms 90-150 (the Fourth and 5th publication of the Psalter). it's the end of the Psalms venture all started with Psalms 1-41, OTS fifty three (2006) , and persevered with Psalms 42-89, OTS fifty seven (2010). Formal and thematic units exhibit that the psalms are composed of a constant development of cantos (stanzas) and strophes. The formal units in particular contain quantitative stability at the point of the cantos when it comes to verselines, verbal repetitions, and (on the extent of the strophes) transition markers. The quantitative method of a psalm by way of verselines, cola and/or phrases commonly essentially discloses a focal message. this large research is rounded off by way of an up to date creation to the canto layout of biblical poetry (including the publication of task, Lamentations, the Songs of Songs, Deutero-Isaiah and different significant poems of the Hebrew Bible).

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The History of the Devil: As Well Ancient as Modern by Daniel Defoe

By Daniel Defoe

This attention-grabbing quantity from the writer of such influential novels as Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders deals an analytical tackle the determine of devil. even supposing Defoe deals a entire historical past of the symbolic and literary value of the satan, he additionally believes that the satan performs an energetic and direct function in picking the process global occasions, which he outlines in nice aspect. All in all, it's a must-read for these drawn to theology and the advance of the Christian worldview.

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The Religion of The Good Life, Zoroastrianism by Sir Rustom Masani

By Sir Rustom Masani

Ritual, doctrine and historical past of Zoroastrianism - an historical faith that maintains to maneuver men's minds.
The note of the prophet Zoroaster -"Zarathushtra" within the Iranian - used to be the sunshine of the realm; his teachings stimulated pagan Greek and Roman, in addition to Jew, Christian, and Moslem.
In this quantity Sir Rustom Masana, a uncommon Parsi - one of many closing contributors of this impressive sect - recounts the lifetime of the prophet and describes the history, doctrine, and formality of the creed. Soroastrianism teaches that the last word controlling will within the Universe is sweet and that stable will succeed if guy resists evil. not like many different religions, it rejects asceticism and exults within the energetic fight opposed to evil. Its useless are disposed of as carrion to be plucked by means of vultures. Its ritual, with overtones of fireside worship, honors Ahura Mazda, the single God. This e-book demonstrates Zoroastrianism's carrying on with energy to excite the fashionable brain.

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Religion and the Human Future: An Essay on Theological by David E. Klemm;William Schweiker

By David E. Klemm;William Schweiker

This robust manifesto outlines a imaginative and prescient known as theological humanism in response to the concept that the integrity of lifestyles presents the way to articulate the which means of faith for the human destiny.

  • Explores a profound quest to appreciate the that means and accountability of our shared and but divided humanity amidst the uncertainty of contemporary society
  • Articulates the concept people are combined creatures striving for integrity not just attempting to agree to God's will
  • Sets forth a dynamic and strong imaginative and prescient of human lifestyles past the divisions that hang-out the arts, social sciences, theology, and non secular stories

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Is the World Running Down?: Crisis in the Christian by Gary North

By Gary North

Opposite to the fashionable secular fable of entropy - the concept that the realm is irretrievably working down - North continues that the overcoming of the entropy has its half to play in God's plan for the a while. reflect on Moses and the burning bush; the manna that fed the Israelites for nearly forty years; the day-by-day refilling of the oil pot of the widow who fed Elijah for over 3 years; Christ's feeding of hundreds of thousands with a number of fish and bread. so much significantly, although, the overcoming of entropy applies to each account of resurrection from the lifeless, in particular the resurrection of Jesus Christ. simply because sleek clinical Creationism has rested its case at the inspiration of entropy, it has undermined Christian social idea which rests at the doctrine of Christ's ascension in historical past, now not entropy.

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Die Reformation: Vorgeschichte, Verlauf, Wirkung by Luise Schorn-Schütte

By Luise Schorn-Schütte

Die Reformation ist nicht nur eine der wichtigsten Zäsuren der deutschen Geschichte, sie markiert auch im Blick auf Europa den Beginn einer neuen Epoche, der Neuzeit. Im Zentrum des informativen Überblicks stehen die Ereignisse der Reformation vom Thesenanschlag 1517 bis zum Augsburger Religionsfrieden 1555 unter Berücksichtigung der neuesten sozial- und kirchengeschichtlichen Forschungsergebnisse.

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Teaching the Historical Jesus: Issues and Exegesis

Educating the old Jesus in his Jewish context to scholars of various non secular backgrounds provides teachers with not just demanding situations, but additionally possibilities to maintain interfaith discussion and foster mutual realizing and recognize. This new assortment explores those demanding situations and possibilities, amassing jointly experiential classes drawn from educating Jesus in a large choice of settings—from the general public, secular - or four-year collage, to the Jesuit college, to the Rabbinic college or seminary, to the orthodox, non secular Israeli college. a various workforce of Jewish and Christian students ponder their very own lecture room reviews and explicates the most important matters for instructing Jesus in a fashion that encourages scholars at each point to go into into an come across with the Hebrew Scriptures and the hot testomony with out paternalism, parochialism, or prejudice. This quantity is a useful source for teachers and graduate scholars drawn to an interfaith process within the school room, and offers sensible case reports for students engaged on Jewish-Christian relations.

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