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Death Of Jezebel

Author : Christianna Brand
ISBN : 9781453290484
Genre : Fiction
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At a medieval pageant, Inspector Cockrill investigates a dramatic deathEver since she drove her best friend’s fiancé to kill himself, Isabel Drew has been nicknamed Jezebel. She is domineering, arrogant, vain—and beautiful enough to get away with it. She is starring as a princess in a medieval pageant when her past catches up to her. On tiny slips of paper, threats appear, promising death to Isabel and those around her. Fearing she may be attacked, she invites the brilliant Inspector Cockrill to keep her safe after the performance. But her precautions come too late. During the first show, Isabel falls from her tower and is dead before she hits the ground. She was strangled, and the room she fell from was locked from the inside—a crime too daring to be possible. But Inspector Cockrill saw it all, and unraveling the impossible is his specialty.

Jezebel

Author : Patricia Dutcher-Walls
ISBN : 081465150X
Genre : Religion
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Powerful. Assertive. Evil. What we know of Jezebel, queen of Israel, seems pure malevolence. What we know is what ancient writers, in their attempt to shape a theological history, considered important. More than just an intriguing story, Jezebel: Portraits of a Queen provides insight into a character used (and portrayed) by biblical writers as a negative example. taken from narrative criticism, and Jezebel the queen, drawn from a sociological study. Combining these two portraits, the reader can begin to understand the ancient writers' worldviews, theologies, values, and loyalties. Jezebel's story gives readers a new perspective with which they may approach all biblical texts. text within a framework of biblical society.

Reframing Her

Author : Judith E. McKinlay
ISBN : 1905048009
Genre : Postcolonialism
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How does one read the story of Sarah and Hagar, or Jezebel and Rahab today, if one is a woman reader situated in a postcolonial society? This is the question undergirding this work, which considers a selection of biblical texts in which women have significant roles. Employing both a gender and a postcolonial lens, it asks sharp questions both of the interests embedded in the texts themselves and of their impact upon contemporary women readers. Whereas most postcolonial studies have been undertaken from the perspective of the colonized this work reads the texts from the position of a settler descendant, and is an attempt to engage with the disquietening and challenging questions that reading from such a location raises. Letters from early settler women in New Zealand, contemporary fiction, and personal reminiscence become tools for the task, complementing those traditionally employed in critical biblical readings.

Jezebel The Witch Is Back

Author : Landon Schott
ISBN : 9781940243030
Genre : Sex in the Bible
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"The spirit of Jezebel has risen to power in our culture and infiltrated the Church. Her witchcraft has wreaked mass spiritual carnage through fear, manipulation, intimidation, and domination carried out by those who fall under her spell -- even those in leadership. Her wickedness has wounded and scarred countless believers, leaving them fearful, depressed, defeated, sick, and confused. Because of Jezebel, some have lost hope and aborted God's call on their lives. Her assault will continue until all of God's people are dead or defeated. Jezebel's bloodlust for death and destruction will only be stopped when met with spiritual violence. God's people must rise up in the power of the Holy Spirit to expose the spirit of Jezebel and her evil plans, gain authority, and war against her victoriously." --P.[4] of cover.

Jezebel Unhinged

Author : Tamura Lomax
ISBN : 9781478002482
Genre : Social Science
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In Jezebel Unhinged Tamura Lomax traces the use of the jezebel trope in the black church and in black popular culture, showing how it is pivotal to reinforcing men's cultural and institutional power to discipline and define black girlhood and womanhood. Drawing on writing by medieval thinkers and travelers, Enlightenment theories of race, the commodification of women's bodies under slavery, and the work of Tyler Perry and Bishop T. D. Jakes, Lomax shows how black women are written into religious and cultural history as sites of sexual deviation. She identifies a contemporary black church culture where figures such as Jakes use the jezebel stereotype to suggest a divine approval of the “lady” while condemning girls and women seen as "hos." The stereotype preserves gender hierarchy, black patriarchy, and heteronormativity in black communities, cultures, and institutions. In response, black women and girls resist, appropriate, and play with the stereotype's meanings. Healing the black church, Lomax contends, will require ceaseless refusal of the idea that sin resides in black women's bodies, thus disentangling black women and girls from the jezebel narrative's oppressive yoke.

Elijah

Author : Charles R. Swindoll
ISBN : 9781418515454
Genre : Religion
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Where are great leaders like Elijah today? Uncompromisingly strong, yet self-controlled. Disciplined, yet forgiving. Audaciously courageous, yet kind. Heroic in the heat of battle, yet humble in the aftermath. We see a few such men and women, but the list is tragically short. Rarely does someone model these invaluable traits more obviously than God's mighty prophet Elijah, whose calling was anything but calm and free from conflict. Nevertheless, as you are about to discover in this book. Elijah exemplified true heroism and genuine humility amid the relentless pressure of battle. Elijah: A Man of Heroism and Humility is the fifth volume in the best-selling Great Lives from God's Word series by Charles Swindoll. The series also includes such powerful biographies as Joseph, David, Esther, and Moses. Exploring the depths of Elijah's fascinating life as a prophet of God, Swindoll does not gloss over his human weaknesses; rather, he presents an honest picture of this ordinary man who God transformed into His personal spokesman to confront idolatry and evil in the ancient world. You will find that it's a life worth emulating. In a world that has lost its way, due in part to the lack of balanced, godly leadership, we are more than ever in need of a few Elijah-like men and women who are not afraid to live courageously among their peers as they walk humbly with their God. "May this book establish deep within you a desire to stand strong for what is right as you bow low before Him who is worthy of your trust and obedience."-Charles Swindoll

The Paradigm

Author : Jonathan Cahn
ISBN : 9781629994765
Genre : Religion
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A detailed analysis of parallels between the Old Testament story of Jezebel and the career of Hillary Clinton, including the victory of Donald Trump.

Women Of The Bible

Author : Kathy Collard Miller
ISBN : 9781418588052
Genre : Religion
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The women of the Bible have a lot to say to women of today-how to live, how not to live, what choices to make, and why. The Smart Guide to the Bible: Women of the Bible introduces you to the Old and New Testament's most influential women, both young and old, shy and bold. Through their struggles and situations you'll discover the many blessings of being a wise and faithful woman of God.

The Book Of Revelation Decoded

Author : Mary Lewis
ISBN : 9781456602741
Genre : Religion
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The Book of Revelation DECODED will challenge the most popular end-time prophecy doctrines of the day with a fresh look at what the Bible and Spirit of YHVH teaches.What makes The Book of Revelation DECODED uniquely different from all other commentaries and studies of the Revelation of Jesus Christ are three of the most important interpretive points of the Revelation: five distinctive subject divisions in its outline, five views of the resurrection focusing on the five aspects of resurrection (rapture), and four subject divisions of the scroll with seven seals clearly eliminating five of the seals as the Tribulation period of Daniel's seventy-sevens of years.Paying close attention to context and Biblical purpose, author, Mary Lewis, integrates over 450 Scripture quotes from 47 books of the Bible into her insightful narration providing definitive Bible answers. For added visual understanding, Ms. Lewis uses twenty-three tables and images graphically depicting many prophetic symbols and word imagery, such as God's Hebrew personal name, YHVH, and the entirety of Daniel's prophecy of seventy-sevens of weeks.The Book of Revelation DECODED reveals fresh and understandable Biblical answers to the most difficult prophecy questions: Who are the 144,000? Will the church go through the tribulation period? What nation will produce the antichrist of the tribulation period? What do the seven seals of Revelation's seven sealed scroll mean? Do the seven seals represent the last seven years of Daniel's prophecy of seventy-sevens of weeks? Is the "rapture" teaching true or false? What are the seven heads and ten horns on the dragon? Is there a literal 1000 years between Armageddon and Judgment? When is the war of Gog/Magog?

History Of The Jews

Author : Heinrich Graetz
ISBN : 9781605209418
Genre : History
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A landmark work of Jewish history and a worldwide phenomenon when it was first published, this masterpiece of Jewish history was translated in multiple languages and instantly become the de facto standard in the field. German academic HEINRICH GRAETZ (1817-1891) brings a sympathetic Jewish perspective to the story of his own people, offering readers today an affectionate, passionate history, not a detached, clinical one. Backed by impeccable scholarship and originally published in German across 11 volumes between 1853 and 1875, this six-volume English-language edition was abridged under the direction of the author, and brought to American readers by the Jewish Publication Society of America in 1891. It remains an important work of the study of the Jewish religion and people to this day. Volume I, subtitled From the Earliest Period to the Death of Simon the Maccabee (135 B.C.E), begins with the earliest inhabitants of Canaan, hereditary law, and the exodus from Egypt, and continues through the Judean colonies in Egypt, the overthrow of the Acra and the Hellenists, and the assassination of Simon.

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