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By Northrop Frye. 1982
By Kenneth C Davis. 1998
Examines the culture and environment in which the Bible was written and explores the Good Book by placing some of… its accounts in historical perspective. Details views on when and by whom the Old and New Testaments were written and how other traditions influenced their contents and structure. 1998.
By Cynthia Heald. 1986
Society beckons us to suceed-to achieve excellence in our appearance, our earing power, our family life. God Himself beckons us… to be women of excellence. But what exacly is He asking? 1986.
By Bruce S Feiler. 2002
At a time when conflicts among three of the world's major religions - Islam, Judaism, and Christianity - are in… the global spotlight, the author presents a biography of the one man who unites them: Abraham. Tellingly, the story of the sacrifice of Isaac plays a pivotal role in key holidays of all three faiths, and yet they can't agree on which son Abraham tried to kill. Abraham is revealed as an historically elusive man who embodies three religions, and as a character who has shape-shifted over the millennia to serve the clashing goals and dogma of each one. 2002.
By W. Phillip Keller. 1978
Drawing from his experience as a professional sheep rancher, Keller leads readers verse by verse through this beloved portion of… Scripture offering unique insights into the love the Good Shepherd bestows. c1978.
By François, Église Catholique. 2015
Loué sois-tu (Laudato si'), tel est le titre de l'encyclique du Pape François sur l'écologie et le respect de la… création. Le discours du Pape se situe au niveau éthique et pastoral et confirme le souci manifesté depuis le début de son pontificat pour deux concepts-clé : l'urgence de la sauvegarde de la création et la lutte contre ce qu'il appelle la culture du déchet. 2015.
By Robert Atwell. 1998
Based on the saint's day calendars of the Church of England, Atwell provides a selection of readings written by or… about the saints, including hymns, sermons, treatises, letters, journals, prayers, and poems. Christian men and women from the last two millennia are included, from Clement of Alexandria and Hippolytus of Rome to Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Evelyn Underhill. 1999.
By Margaret Cundiff. 2000
Margaret Cundiff finds the final chapters of St John's Gospel "exciting, compelling, demanding...Jesus raises his friend to life, then starts… on the road to Calvary, which for him is death, then life. The road he takes is the road we must take, towards our own death; and if we accept his gift, it is the road to life."
By Oxford. 2002
Fiftieth anniversary edition of the Revised Standard Version of the Bible (1952), which revised the American Standard Version (published in… 1901) that was, in turn, a revision of the King James Version (published in 1611). Includes Apocrypha. 2002.
Wrestling with angels: what the first family of Genesis teaches us about our spiritual identity, sexuality, and personal relationships
By Joshua Horwitz, Naomi H Rosenblatt. 1995
Psychotherapist Rosenblatt explores the multigenerational saga of the Bible, focussing on Abraham and Sarah, to discover how the family's conflicts… and spiritual vision reflect on the contemporary search for a purposeful life and spiritual identity. 1995.
By Abraham Kuyper, Henry Zylstra. 1962
This classic study gives us 30 graphic character sketches that radiate scriptural insight. Each character study is based on a… text which is used as a foundation for the study. 1962.
By Benson Bobrick. 2001
A scholar chronicles the development of the English Bible from its first translation, sponsored by John Wycliffe in 1382, to… the 1611 King James Version. Bobrick argues that when free to interpret the Scriptures as they saw fit, the English people adopted a concept of free thought that led to the English Civil War. 2001.
By Jaroslav Pelikán. 2006
Pelikán takes the reader through the good book's evolution from its earliest incarnation as oral tales to its modern existence… in various iterations, translations, and languages. From the earliest Hebrew texts and the Bible's appearance in Greek, then Latin, Pelikán explores the canonization of different Bibles and why certain books were adopted by certain religions and sects, as well as the development of the printing press, the translation into modern languages, and varying schools of critical scholarship. 2006.
By Bruce S Feiler. 2001
One part adventure story, one part archaeological detective work, one part spiritual exploration, author Feiler recounts a personal odyssey -… by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel - to retrace the Five Books of Moses through the desert. Along with archaeologist Avner Goren, he treks through Turkey, Israel, the Palestinian territories, Egypt, the Sinai, and Jordan, visiting the actual places of some of history's most storied events, from the mountain where Noah's ark landed to the site of the legendary burning bush. 2001.
By Aiden Wilson Tozer. 2006
By Beth Moore, Dale McCleskey. 2001
Jacobs tried for a year to observe the Bible's 700-odd rules for righteous behaviour - he let his beard grow,… wore only garments made of unmixed fibres, prayed regularly, ate some things but not others. He also queried members of such strict sects as the Amish, the Samaritans, and snake-handling Pentecostals. Jacobs experienced a spiritual awakening of sorts, and revealed the scriptural selectiveness practiced by even the most zealous fundamentalists. Some descriptions of sex. 2008, c2007.
By C. H Spurgeon. 2018
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, often regarded as the greatest preacher of the nineteenth century, crafted The Treasury of David over the… span of nearly half his ministry. Available for the first time in unabridged audio, this collection features Spurgeon's crucial commentary on Psalms 113–119. 2018.
By Reynolds Price. 1996
Price presents his translations of the Gospels of Mark and John with explanatory prefaces for each. He also offers his… own "honest account" of Jesus' life based on the four Gospels, historical and theological evidence, and scholarly research. c1996.