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The Bible at Qumran: Text, Shape, & Interpretation

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Author: Peter W. Flint  |  Isbn: 9780802846303  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 282  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion The Bible at Qumran puts the Dead Sea Scrolls to use in exploring two principal themes: the text and shape of the "Bible" at Qumran and the interpretation of these scriptures in this fascinating Jewish community. Written by leading scholars in the field, these informed studies...

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Sanctification: Explorations In Theology & Practice

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Author: Kelly M. Kapic  |  Isbn: 9780830840625  |  File size: 1.7 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 300  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion This timely collection of essays turns attention to a topic too often neglected in contemporary theological discussion—the doctrine of sanctification. These insightful, nuanced, and mutually-engaging (and at times mutually-challenging) studies by scholars within the...

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Secrets of the Lost Mode of Prayer

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Author: Gregg Braden  |  Isbn: 1458782050  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion “There are beautiful and wild forces within us.” With these words the mystic, St. Francis, described what ancient traditions believed was the most powerful force in the universe—the power of prayer. For more than 20 years, Gregg Braden, the best-selling author of The...

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Himalayan Hermitess: The Life of a Tibetan Buddhist Nun

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Author: Kurtis R. Schaeffer  |  Isbn: 0195152980  |  File size: 1.09MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Himalayan Hermitess is a vivid account of the life and times of a Buddhist nun living on the borderlands of Tibetan culture. Orgyan Chokyi (1675-1729) spent her life in Dolpo, the highest inhabited region of the Nepal Himalayas. Illiterate and expressly forbidden by her...

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Seeing The World & Knowing God: Hebrew Wisdom & Christian Doctrine In A Late-modern Context

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Author: Paul S. Fiddes  |  Isbn: 978-0199644100  |  File size: 2.2 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 448  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion This book aims to create a Christian theology of wisdom for the present day, in discussion with two sets of conversation-partners. The first are writers of the "wisdom literature" in ancient Israel and the Jewish community in Alexandria. Here, special attention is given to...

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Heaven's Purge: Purgatory in Late Antiquity

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Author: Isabel Moreira  |  Isbn: 0199375011  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion The sixth-century bishop Gregory of Tours described how mixing water with dust from the tomb St. Martin would create a potion that would act as a "celestial purgative.¨Indeed, Gregory could observe Christians being purged of sickness and sin all around him. By contrast, God's...

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Jewish Law Annual, Volume 20

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Author: Berachyahu Lifshitz  |  Isbn: 9780415526258  |  File size: 1.1MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 360  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Volume 20 of The Jewish Law Annual features six detailed studies. The first three articles consider questions which fall under the rubric of halakhic methodology. The final three articles address substantive questions regarding privacy, cohabitation and medical triage....

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Muslims: Their Religious Beliefs & Practices

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Author: Andrew Rippin and Teresa Bernheimer  |  Isbn: 0415489407  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Andrew Rippin’s Muslims is essential reading for students and scholars alike. This new edition has been comprehensively updated and for the first time features a companion website with extensive links to additional reading and resources to help deepen...

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Die Samaritaner Und Die Bibel / The Samaritans & The Bible

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Author: Jorg Frey and Ursula Schattner-Rieser  |  Isbn: 9783110294095  |  File size: 5.9 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 460  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion The history and writings of the Samaritans remain an often overlooked subject in the field of biblical studies. This volume, which assembles papers presented at a 2010 symposium held in Zurich, illuminates the history of the Samaritans as well as...

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Mary, the Devil, & Taro: Catholicism & Women's Work in a Micronesian Society

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Author: Juliana Flinn  |  Isbn: 9780824833749  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Catholicism, like most world religions, is patriarchal, and its official hierarchies and sacred works too often neglect the lived experiences of women. Looking beyond these texts, Juliana Flinn reveals how women practice, interpret, and shape their own Catholicism on Pollap...

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Double Standard: Abuse Scandals & The Attack On The Catholic Church

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Author: David F. Pierre Jr  |  Isbn: 9781453730690  |  File size: 6.8 MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 166  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion This is a very unusual book, in that it examines the other side of the histrionics surrounding the Catholic priest abuse scandals of the last few years. Leave it to the American media to muddle things so badly that a book like this is required to get a true picture of...

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Heaven Can Wait: Purgatory In Catholic Devotional & Popular Culture

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Author: Diana Walsh Pasulka  |  Isbn: 9780195382020  |  File size: 2.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Heaven Can Wait is a lively exploration of the history of purgatory in Catholic doctrine and devotion. Pasulka covers a wide range of purgatory lore, from traditional to modernist, elite to popular, edifying to merely curious. Her major concern is the fate of purgatory...

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Mark, Mutuality, & Mental Health: Encounters With Jesus

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Author: Simon Mainwaring  |  Isbn: 9781589839847  |  File size: 6.2 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 374  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion An incitement to re-assess how society relates to persons with poor mental health Mainwaring explores the societal contexts of those who suffer poor mental health, and in particular the relational dynamics of how identity, agency, and dialogue are negotiated in personal...

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The Ramayan Of Valmiki: Translation Into Verse

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Author: Valmiki Valmiki  |  Isbn: B00457VJM2  |  File size: 9 MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 444  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion This book is a meticulously translated tale of ancient India, with all of the greatest elements of a great story thrown in - treachery, redemption, adventure, murder, passionate love, family dynasties, greed, etc. If you can read above a sixth-grade level, this book will richly...

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Nietzsche – Zerstörer Oder Erneuerer Des Christentums?

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Author: Eugen Biser  |  Isbn: 9783534160273  |  File size: 2.1 MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 178  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Eugen Biser, geb. 1918; Dr. theol.; Dr. phil.; ab 1965 Professor für Fundamentaltheologie in Passau, Marburg, Bochum und Würzburg; von 1974 bis 1986 Professor für Christliche Weltanschauung und Religionsphilosophie am ›Guardini-Lehrstuhl‹ in München, seit 1987...

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Basic Psychic Development

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Author: Gloria Hemsher and John Friedlander  |  Isbn: 978-1578630233  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 155  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Based heavily on the work of Lewis Bostwick, founder of the Berkeley Psychic Institute, Basic Psychic Development is a complete learning system for would-be psychics. Rather than closing oneself to outside energies, Friedlander's system encourages an...

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New Perspectives On 2 Enoch: No Longer Slavonic Only

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Author: Andrei A. Orlov, Gabriele Boccaccini, and Jason M. Zurawski  |  Isbn: 9789004230132  |  File size: 2.9 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 478  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion New Perspectives on 2 Enoch: No Longer Slavonic Only presents a collection of papers from the fifth conference of the Enoch Seminar. The conference re-examines 2 Enoch, an early Jewish apocalyptic text previously known to...

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Esther, Queen Of The Jews

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Author: Tal Davidovich  |  Isbn: 978-1575068183  |  File size: 5.2 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 164  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Though Esther’s position as a queen in the Persian court is unquestioned in Jewish thought, the historicity of this datum raises some questions. Scholars have pointed out that Esther, as a Jew, could not have become King Ahasuerus’ wife according to a Persian...

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Jewish Concepts Of Scripture: A Comparative Introduction

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Author: Benjamin Sommer  |  Isbn: 9780814760024  |  File size: 1.5 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 345  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion "Jewish Concepts of Scripture: A Comparative Introduction is a lucid, engaging, and creative project that promises to expand the ways in which we view the complex relationship between Judaism and its scriptures. This volume includes essays by experts in their field—from...

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This Now Is Eternity

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Author: Daniel Mitel  |  Isbn: 9781504330190  |  File size: 2.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 182  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI, AZW3  |  Category: Religion This book is an amazing gift to humanity at a very important time. Daniel offers simple, clear, and very powerful practices to Remember our intimate connection to Creator/Creation ... when I practice these meditations I feel my energy transforming...

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The Bible & The Believer

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Author: Daniel J. Harrington, Marc Zvi Brettler, and Peter Enns  |  Isbn: 9780190218713  |  File size: 814.5 KB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Can the Bible be approached both as sacred scripture and as a historical and literary text? For many people, it must be one or the other. How can we read the Bible both ways? The Bible and the Believer brings together three...

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Die Stadt Im Zwölfprophetenbuch / The City In The Book Of The Twelve

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Author: Aaron Schart and Jutta Krispenz  |  Isbn: 978-3110269024  |  File size: 8.1 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 469  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion The Book of the Twelve Prophets contains an abundance of passages that discuss ancient cities (Samaria, Bet-El, Jerusalem, Ninive, Babel, among others) and their identity. Wide in scope, this volume demonstrates the sensitivity and critical awareness shown...

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A Living Theology Of Krishna Bhakti

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Author: Graham M. Schweig and Tamal Krishna Goswami  |  Isbn: 9780199796632  |  File size: 2 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 297  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion "This is a labor of love-by Julius Lipner and Graham Schweig in preparing an unfinished manuscript for publication, and by Goswami in bringing specifically the theological work of his guru, Prabhupada, into mainstream academic discourse. I...

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Between Philology & Theology: Contributions To The Study Of Ancient Jewish Interpretation

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Author: Florentino Garcia Martinez  |  Isbn: 978-9004243934  |  File size: 1.1 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 210  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Florentino García Martínez illuminates the nexus between philology and theology. The essays engage ancient Jewish texts such as Philo, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Jubilees, 4 Ezra and the Targumim, and focus on how ancient Jewish writers interpreted and transformed...

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Word & Church: Essays In Church Dogmatics

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Author: John Webster  |  Isbn: 9780567030665  |  File size: 12.3 MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion 'What is most appealing about this collection of essays is his single-minded focus on the power of the Gospel. Whether it be scripture, Christology, ecclesiology or anthropology, Webster keeps in focus the relationship between theological statement and the witness to God's...

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Text-critical & Hermeneutical Studies In The Septuagint

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Author: Hermann-josef Stipp and Johann Cook  |  Isbn: 978-9004240780  |  File size: 3.8 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 493  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Scholars from Germany, the Netherlands, Ireland, Belgium, France, Canada, the USA and South Africa, delivered papers at a congress that took place from 31st of August - 2nd of September 2011 in Stellenbosch. Aspects dealt with are history, translation...

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Spirituality In Higher Education: Autoethnographies

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Author: Drick Boyd and Heewon Chang  |  Isbn: 9781598746259  |  File size: 820 KB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion This collection of articles explores how a wide range of academics-- diverse in location, rank and discipline-- understand and express how they deal with spirituality in their professional lives and how they integrate spirituality in teaching, research,...

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Myths Of The Greeks & Romans (meridian)

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Author: Michael Grant  |  Isbn: 9780452011625  |  File size: 14.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 432  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion This work provides an analysis of the influence of the classic myth on the study and execution of artistic and scientific endeavours throughout the ages. The book summarizes all the myths and legends of the lesser Gods and heroes, and traces their origins in historical fact...

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The Elements Of Astrology

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Author: Luke Dennis Broughton  |  Isbn: 978-1933303468  |  File size: 14.6 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 32  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion First published in 1898, this is not only an astrological textbook, it is also a survey of the life and times of a working astrologer in America in the late 19th century. Written in a personable and direct style, the author gives practical instruction mixed with...

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Rashi – Linguist Despite Himself

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Author: Jonathan Kearney  |  Isbn: 9780567095589  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 222  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion As an introduction to appreciating Rashi's oeuvre and as a fresh look at the question of its linguistic contribution, this book is an excellent study. Kearney is to be commended for making this material available to the English-speaking public. (Journal of Religion)...

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