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Moses as Political Leader

By: Aaron Wildavsky; Yoram Hazony [Foreword]

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Shalem Press: 2005-04-01

Seller ID: 9789657052310


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Al-Qur'an: A Contemporary Translation.

By: Ali, Ahmed

Price: $18.89

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2001-07-01

Seller ID: 9780691074993


This bilingual edition of the "Qur'an," the Holy Book of Islam, was first published in the United States in 1988. Ahmed Ali, the distinguished Pakistani novelist, poet, critic, and diplomat, presents this elegant and poetic translation in a contemporary and living voice. On each page, the original Arabic and the translated English sit side by side, encouraging the reader to draw from both texts. Professor Ali also includes notes where necessary, providing the full mea... View more info

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Preaching Verse by Verse

By: Allen, Ronald J.; Bartholomew, Gilbert L.

Price: $18.93

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press: 1999-12-01

Seller ID: 9780664258047


Ronald Allen and Gilbert Bartholomew introduce preachers to verse-by-verse preaching, in which the preacher interprets the passage unit by unit and the sermon unfolds much like a commentary on the Bible. They note its applicability in a variety of settings and occasions, and offer practical suggestions for preparing a sermon in this style, including sample sermons from different genres and tips for keeping verse-by-verse sermons fresh, vital, and engaging. View more info

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The Book of Judges: The Art of Editing (Biblical Interpretation Series, Vol 38)

By: Amit

Price: $341.67

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers: 1999-03-01

Seller ID: 9789004108271


Using a combination of literary theory and the tools of biblical criticism, this original and thought-provoking study investigates the book of Judges as an example of the art of editing in the Hebrew Bible. Judges is shown to have been composed in its parts, and as a whole, according to particular integrative principles. The study not only sheds new light on the redaction of Judges, but opens a new window on biblical historiography as a whole. Responding to calls in the ... View more info

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The Feminine Face of God: The Unfolding of the Sacred in Women

By: Anderson, Sherry Ruth; Hopkins, Patricia [Contributor]

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Bantam: 1992-07-01

Seller ID: 9780553352665


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The Koran Interpreted: A Translation

By: Arberry, A. J. [Editor]

Price: $21.60

Publisher: Touchstone: 1996-12-11

Seller ID: 9780684825076


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Choosing Victory, Overcoming Defeat: Joshua, Judges, Ruth (The New Inductive Study Series)

By: Arthur, Kay

Price: $9.96

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers: 2002-06-15

Seller ID: 9780736907996


Readers will discover the keys to victorious living and winning life's battles in this enriching Old Testament study of how Joshua, Ruth, and the judges overcame defeat by following God's path to success. View more info

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Free from Bondage God's Way: Galatians/Ephesians (The New Inductive Study Series)

By: Arthur, Kay

Price: $9.06

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers: 2002-06-15

Seller ID: 9780736908009


Freedom comes from knowing truth--and the One who is the Truth. In this study, readers discover the matchless freedom available in Christ, see God's grace, and take up the armor necessary to stand strong and victorious. View more info

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God's Answers for Relationships and Passions: 1 & 2 Corinthians (The New Inductive Study Series)

By: Arthur, Kay

Price: $9.06

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers: 2002-06-15

Seller ID: 9780736908016


In this heartening study of 1 and 2 Corinthians readers will discover how they can control unruly emotions in their own lives and in their relationships with others. The key The cross of Christ. View more info

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Self, Soul and Body in Religious Experience (Studies in the History of Religions)

By: Baumgartner, Albert I [Editor]; Stroumsa, Guy [Contributor]; Assmann, Egyptologist Jan [Contributor];

Price: $341.67

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers: 1998-10-02

Seller ID: 9789004109438


The papers in this volume were delivered at the first international colloquium by the Jacob Taubes Minerva Center for Religious Anthropology at Bar Ilan University, held in February 1995. Concepts of Self, Soul and Body are so close to the physiological layers of life that we may imagine them to be biological as well; but in fact, they are social constructs, and a source of fundamental metaphors for the classification of experience. They thus help organize the world, at ... View more info

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The Essential Zohar: The Source of Kabbalistic Wisdom

By: Berg, Rav P.S.

Price: $14.42

Publisher: Harmony: 2004-04-06

Seller ID: 9780609807316


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Ethics

By: Bonhoeffer, Dietrich

Price: $16.23

Publisher: Touchstone: 1995-09-01

Seller ID: 9780684815015


The Christian does not live in a vacuum, says the author, but in a world of government, politics, labor, and marriage. Hence, Christian ethics cannot exist in a vacuum; what the Christian needs, claims Dietrich Bonhoeffer, is concrete instruction in a concrete situation. Although the author died before completing his work, this book is recognized as a major contribution to Christian ethics. The root and ground of Christian ethics, the author says, is the reality of ... View more info

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Direct Hit: Aiming Real Leaders at the Mission Field (The Convergence eBook Series)

By: Borden, Paul D.

Price: $18.92

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 2006-09-01

Seller ID: 9780687331949


Lead the kind of ministry you ve always dreamed of Many congregations are declining due to an inward focus, and see their pastor as someone who should only minister to their needs. But pastors must anticipate a better future. "Direct Hit" offers hope to leaders of congregations that have lost their outward focus. By preparing for and leading systemic change, pastors can bring new life into the culture of a congregation, guiding it to answer God s call to reach peo... View more info

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Awash in a Sea of Faith: Christianizing the American People (Studies in Cultural History)

By: Butler, Jon

Price: $44.39

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1992-02-01

Seller ID: 9780674056015


Challenging the formidable tradition that places early New England Puritanism at the center of the American religious experience. Yale historian Jon Butler offers a new interpretation of three hundred years of religious and cultural development. Butler stresses the instability of religion in Europe where state churches battled dissenters, magic, and astonishingly low church participation. He charts the transfer of these difficulties to America, including the failure ... View more info

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Different Children, Different Needs: Understanding the Unique Personality of Your Child

By: Charles F. Boyd; Robert A. Rohm

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Multnomah: 2004-03-30

Seller ID: 9781590523124


Biblical parenting involves encouraging, exhorting, and empathizing with children according to their unique needs and character. This re-release of Different Children, Different Needs clarifies what the Bible means when it commands us to "train up a child in the way he should go" (Proverbs 22:6). It teaches moms and dads how to understand the personality God has given each of their children and how to tailor their parenting styles to meet their children's needs. Pastor C... View more info

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The Great Gate

By: Chokling Dewey Dorje; Dudjom Rinpoche; Chökyi Nyima; Tulku Urgyen; Marcia Binder Schmidt [Editor]; Eric Pema Kunsang [Translator];

Price: $13.52

Publisher: Rangjung Yeshe Publications: 2008-10-14

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9789627341048


Vajrayana Buddhism differs from other branches of Buddhism in providing an accelerated path to enlightenment based on Dzogchen principles. The word "dzogchen, "translated variously as Great Perfection and Great Completeness, conveys the idea that our nature as intrinsic awareness has many qualities that make it "perfect" indestructibility, incorruptible purity, non-discriminating openness, flawless clarity, profound simplicity, all-pervading presence, and attitude of equ... View more info

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How to Know God: The Soul's Journey into the Mystery of Mysteries

By: Chopra M.D., Deepak

Price: $15.35

Publisher: Harmony: 2001-02-20

Seller ID: 9780609805237


You don't have to believe in God in order to experience God.--- Deepak Chopra The celebrated author of "Ageless Body, Timeless Mind" and "The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success" has written his most ambitious and important work yet, a runaway international bestseller that has inspired hundreds of thousands of readers to rethink their concept of God. According to Chopra, the brain is hardwired to know God. The human nervous system has seven biological responses t... View more info

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The Wisdom Literature: Interpreting Biblical Texts Series

By: Clifford, Richard J.

Price: $23.40

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 1998-08-01

Seller ID: 9780687008469


In this volume, Richard J. Clifford seeks to make the biblical wisdom literature intelligible to modern readers. It is easy to quote the occasional proverb, say a few things about "the problem of evil" in Job, or quote "vanity of vanities, " but far more rewarding to read the whole book with an appreciative and informed eye. Opening chapters of The Wisdom Literature comment on the striking similarities between ancient and modern "wisdom literature" and on the compa... View more info

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My Prayer Book

By: Concordia Publishing House

Price: $11.76

Publisher: Concordia Publishing House: 1983-12-01

Seller ID: 9780570030591


More than 200 prayers for Christian living - for family or worship, for marital difficulties, for servicemen or women, for the job, and for the lonely. Includes presentation page and a section on key chapters and stories of the Bible. View more info

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The Apocalyptic Literature: Interpreting Biblical Texts Series

By: Cook, Stephen L.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 2003-11-01

Seller ID: 9780687051960


Biblical texts create worlds of meaning and invite readers to enter them. When readers enter such textual worlds, which are strange and complex, they are confronted with theological claims. With this in mind, the purpose of the IBT series is to help serious readers in their experience of reading and interpreting by providing guides for their journeys into textual worlds. The focus of the series is not so much on the world behind the text as on the worlds created by th... View more info