The Laughter of Sarah: Biblical Exegesis, Feminist Theory, by C. Conybeare

By C. Conybeare

The laughter of enjoyment has long past unheard within the Western culture. This paintings brings new mild to the thought, and has a constant leitmotif: the extremely joyful laughter of the matriarch Sarah within the e-book of Genesis, whilst she supplies delivery to her son Isaac. This laughter is "heard" via biblical commentaries and twentieth-century theorists of laughter.

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Abraham. One Nomad's Amazing Journey of Faith by Charles R. Swindoll

By Charles R. Swindoll

When we rewind historical past again to Abraham's period, we come across those who concocted fake superstitions to provide an explanation for the unexplainable. strong kings claimed to be gods, construction gigantic pyramids to accomplish immortality. Out of this mass of misunderstandings, one guy emerged. the fellow we all know this present day as Abraham not just claimed that one real writer existed but in addition staked his whole lifestyles in this trust. Why, millions of years later, are we nonetheless discussing the religion of this wilderness nomad? one in all America's most well liked Bible lecturers, Pastor Chuck Swindoll, solutions that query and plenty of extra during this compelling and insightful biography that would motivate your personal religion.

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Priests, Prophets and Scribes: Essays on the Formation and by Philip R. Davies, Robert P. Carroll, John W. Wright, Eugene

By Philip R. Davies, Robert P. Carroll, John W. Wright, Eugene Ulrich

The 17 essays during this quantity fall into 4 sections: Early Judaism and its atmosphere; Chronicles-Ezra-Nehemiah; knowledge, Scribes and Scribalism; and Theology of the Hebrew Bible. they're followed through a biographical comic strip (by Robert Wilken) and a bibliography of Blenkinsopp's writings. Joseph Blenkinsopp is without doubt one of the most desirable Catholic biblical students of his iteration. Born in England, he has taught within the united states due to the fact that 1968. The essays during this quantity contributed via colleagues, acquaintances and scholars mirror the numerous pursuits of Joseph Blenkinsopp's leading edge and multi-faceted scholarship.

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Mahamudra: The Ocean of True Meaning by Karmapa Wangtchug Dordje, Henrik Havlat

By Karmapa Wangtchug Dordje, Henrik Havlat

Mahamudra-The Ocean of precise which means comprises the essence of the Buddhist direction of liberation that the Buddha Shakyamuni taught within the fifth century earlier than universal period. this article used to be written through the ninth Karmapa Wangchug Dorje who lived within the sixteenth century. as much as the current day this article is utilized by academics and scholars of the Karma Kagyü transmission lineage for suggestions and suggestion in meditation.

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Congress Volume Edinburgh 1974 by John Emerton

By John Emerton

The 8th Congress of the foreign association for the research of the outdated testomony used to be held from 18 to 23 August 1974 less than the Presidency of the Rev. G. W. Anderson, D.D., Theol. D., F.B.A., Professor of Hebrew and outdated testomony reports on the collage of Edinburgh.

The current quantity comprises the entire papers that have been learn via invitation other than Professor E. G. Clarke's on 'Jacob's dream at Bethel as interpreted within the Targums and the hot Testament', which, it had already been prepared, used to be to seem in experiences in faith, IV.4 (1974-5).

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Old English Literature: A Short Introduction by Daniel Donoghue

By Daniel Donoghue

Outdated English Literature: a brief creation / Древнеанглийская литература: Краткое введение КУЛЬТУРА и ИСКУССТВО,НАУКА и УЧЕБА Автор: Daniel Donoghue Название: previous English Literature: a brief creation / Древнеанглийская литература: Краткое введение Издательство: Wiley-Blackwell Год: 2004 Формат: pdf (rar + 3%) Размер: 1,1 Мб Язык: АнглийскийВ книге представлен подробный анализ старинных текстов в тесной связи с историческим контекстом описанных в них событий.This cutting edge and exciting creation to outdated English literature is established round what the writer calls "figures" from Anglo-Saxon tradition: the Vow, the corridor, the Miracle, the Pulpit, and the Scholar.An cutting edge and exciting creation to outdated English literature.Structured round "figures" from Anglo-Saxon tradition: the Vow, the corridor, the Miracle, the Pulpit, and the Scholar.Situates outdated English literary texts inside of a cultural framework.Creates new connections among diversified genres, classes and authors.Combines shut textual research with old context.Based at the author’s decades adventure of training outdated English literature. eighty five

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