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Flesh and Spirit

By Carol Berg
  • ISBN Code: : 110121273X
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 512
  • Category : Fiction
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The rebellious Valen has spent his life trying to escape his family legacy. But his fate is sealed when he winds up half-dead, addicted to an enchantment-which leads him into a world he could never possibly imagine...

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These two novellas are strange companions indeed. Wimble Lord depicts one man’s fight for survival while the world around him is on the brink of extinction. What sets Wimble Lord apart from other ‘end-of-the-world’ sagas are his mad recollections of a futuristic civilization long since past. Emerging from his bomb shelter, he is confronted by a desert that bears a jungle of giant fruits and swarms of migratory, other-worldly insects. Pieces of Humanity is part fantasy/fairytale straight out of Mozart’s opera, The Magic Flute. ‘The Magic Flute’ himself carries the reader on a flight through time that unlocks the mysteries of existence as he is pursued by protagonists evE and Trash McKay in the hopes that they alone can possess his eternal secrets.

Paul's Theology in Context

By James P. Ware
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  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Book Code : 1467452688
  • Total of Pages : 264
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 563
  • Pdf File: paul-s-theology-in-context.pdf

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This accessible text by James P. Ware provides both a concise guide to Paul’s theology and a general introduction to the key issues and debates in the contemporary study of Paul. Examining Paul’s message in the context of the ancient world, Ware identifies what would have struck Paul’s original audience as startling or unique. By comparing Paul’s teaching to the other religions and philosophies of that day, Ware presents a fresh perspective on Paul’s theology, revealing four pillars of his thought: creation, incarnation, covenant, and kingdom. After examining each of these dimensions of Paul’s gospel, Ware explores the historical role of Paul within Christian origins and the astounding evidence embedded in his letters regarding the beginnings of Christianity and the eyewitness origins of the gospels. Clergy, students, and laypeople will find that this guide to the big picture of Paul’s theology will illumine and enliven the study, preaching, and teaching of all the Pauline letters.

The Shepherd of Hermas

By Jonathon Lookadoo
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 0567697924
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 387
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Jonathon Lookadoo guides readers through the early Christian apocalypse known as the Shepherd of Hermas, providing a clear overview of the numerous literary, historical, and theological insights that this text contains for those researching early Christianity. Dividing his exploration into two sections, Lookadoo first introduces the Shepherd by providing an overview of the text to those with limited familiarity, while also focusing on critical issues such as authorship, date, and the Shepherd's complex manuscript tradition and reception history. He then moves to examine the interpretation of particular passages in detail, and by close exploration of theological and literary features he is able to contextualize the Shepherd alongside contemporary contexts. This volume covers the important thematic issues in the Shepherd, and also provides a fresh perspective that arises from a thoroughly textual focus; in so doing, Lookadoo enables readers to engage both with the Shepherd itself and the scholarship that surrounds the text.

Flesh and Blood

By Daniel Jordan Cameron
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1498232728
  • Total of Pages : 116
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 609
  • Pdf File: flesh-and-blood.pdf

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If you were told that Christ assumed a fallen human nature, how would you respond? This statement makes many uncomfortable because they believe that to agree with this statement would sacrifice the sinlessness of Jesus. Others have said that this view is heretical and completely undermines what scripture teaches. But does it? In Flesh and Blood, Daniel J. Cameron examines this idea and its critics, such as Oliver Crisp and Kevin Chiarot, to see if it is possible to say that Christ did in fact assume a fallen human nature. Daniel examines one of the most well known proponents of this view, T.F. Torrance, to see if his arguments can overcome those who have critiqued him. Daniel begins by explaining the fallen nature view from the perspective of Torrance. He then moves to explain some of the biggest critiques of this view and then, in chapter 4, seeks to find an answer to the critics. This book ends by examining the role of the Holy Spirit in the life of Christ as it pertains to this question.

The Galatians Commentary Collection

By Scot McKnight,Thomas R. Schreiner,Robert K. Rapa
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  • Publisher : Zondervan Academic
  • Book Code : 0310535395
  • Total of Pages : 848
  • Category : Religion
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  • Pdf File: the-galatians-commentary-collection.pdf

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This all-in-one commentary bundle on the book of Galatians features volumes from the NIV Application Commentary Series, Zondervan Exegetical Commentary Series, and Expositor's Bible Commentary Series. Each volume provides new and unique insights from leading biblical scholars Scot McKnight, Thomas Schreiner, and Robert Rapa. The unique features from each volume along with the diverse insights provided by the authors gives you all the tools you need to study and master the book of Galatians.

Biblica

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  • Publisher : Gregorian Biblical BookShop
  • Book Code : N.a
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Imagining the Soul

By Rosalie Osmond
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  • Publisher : The History Press
  • Book Code : 0752494864
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 745
  • Pdf File: imagining-the-soul.pdf

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Basing her approach on historical sources, Rosalie Osmond explores the way the soul has been represented in different cultures and at different times, from ancient Egypt and Greece, through medieval Europe and into the 21st century.