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Paul In Other Words

Author : Jerome H. Neyrey
ISBN : 0664221599
Genre : Religion
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The focus of this book is an anthropological perspective that will open the writings of Paul to a challenging new range of questions and issues. Jerome Neyrey introduces the reader to critical access thorough a wholly convincing method of cultural-historical analysis. Paul comes alive in time and place. Biblical theologians and students will find ample stimulus in Neyrey's analysis of Paul.

In Other Words

Author : Anna Porter
ISBN : 9781476795133
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In Other Words is a lively, charming, gossipy memoir of life in the publishing trenches and how one restlessly curious young woman sparked a creative awakening in a new country she chose to call home. “We need our own dreams.” —Anna Porter When Anna Porter arrived in Canada in early 1968 with one battered suitcase, little money and a head full of dreams, she had no idea that this country would become her home for the rest of her life, or that she would play a major role in defining what it means to be Canadian. And where better to become a Canadian than at the dynamic publishing house, McClelland & Stewart, an epicentre of cultural and artistic creation in post-Expo Canada? Anna Porter’s story takes you behind the scenes into the non-stop world of Jack McClelland, the swashbuckling head of M&S whose celebrated authors—Leonard Cohen, Margaret Laurence, Pierre Berton, Peter C. Newman, Irving Layton, Margaret Atwood—dominated bestseller lists. She offers up first-hand stories of struggling young writers (often women); of prima donnas, such as Roloff Beny and Harold Town, whose excesses threatened to sink the company; of exhausted editors dealing with intemperate writers; of crazy schemes to interest Canadians in buying books. She recalls the thrilling days at the helm of the company she founded in the 1980s, when Canada’s writers were suddenly front-page news. As president of Key Porter Books, she dodged lawsuits, argued with bank managers, and fought to sell Canadian authors around the world. This intriguing memoir brings to life that time in our history when—finally—the voices Canadians craved to hear were our own. In Other Words is a love letter to Canada’s authors and creative agitators who, against almost impossible odds, have sustained and advanced the nation’s writing culture. Moving effortlessly from the boardrooms of Canada’s elite and the halls of power in Ottawa, to the threadbare offices of idealistic young publishers and, ultimately, to her own painful yet ever-present past in Hungary, Porter offers an unforgettable insider’s account of what is gained—and lost—in a lifetime of championing our stories.

Jesus Words Only Or Was Paul The Apostle Jesus Condemns In Revelation 2

Author : Douglas J. Del Tondo
ISBN : 9780741429650
Genre : Religion
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An attorney argues the inspired New Testament consists of Jesus' words only. Paul's status is questioned. First, Paul never made a valid prophecy. Second, Paul must be rejected under Deut. 13:5 because he taught the Law of Moses was nullified. Lastly, Jesus most likely intended we understand Paul was the person in Rev. 2:2 whom the Ephesians put on trial and proved was a false apostle. This Ephesus trial is alluded to in Acts ch. 19. Paul refers to it several times as well.

Flights Of The Soul

Author : John J. Pilch
ISBN : 9780802865403
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Reports of dreams, journeys into the heavens, and other alternate states of consciousness abound in the Old and New Testaments and in extrabiblical literature. While some scholars have considered such reports to be simple literary devices, John J. Pilch a leading expert in social scientific interpretation of the Bible believes otherwise. As Pilch points out, anthropological research on over 400 representative cultures in the world shows that more than ninety percent of these cultures have reported such experiences routinely. Factual or not, he says, biblical accounts of alternate consciousness are both plausible and significant because they constitute a very common, real, human experience in their respective cultures. Drawing on insights from from anthropology, cognitive neuroscience, psychology, and the social sciences, Pilch investigates and interprets Old and New Testament accounts of dreams, visions, journeys into the heavens, and other alternate states of consciousness within their cultural contexts. The result is a fresh and intriguing take on familiar biblical events. Flights of the Soul sheds new light on such things as these: * Ezekiel s prophetic visions * Enoch s sky journeys * Jesus transfiguration and ascension * Resurrection appearances in the Gospels * Paul s ecstatic vision on the road to Damascus * John s heavenly journeys described in Revelation

Conversation With The Wordman

Author : Paul Jj Payack
ISBN : 9780595303472
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Conversation With The WordMan provides insight into the incisive analysis of words and language by Paul JJ Payack, The WordMan. Lovers of words and language will better understand why The WordMan has been frequently cited and quoted in the worldwide media whenever language-related questions arise: the origin of the word, chad, during the 2000 Presidential Elections, the number of words in the English Language, the most frequently spoken word on the planet (OK), the phenomenon of Bushisms (as in misunderestimate), and the impact of lingo that impact the language, such as the word bling-bling from 'hip-hop' artists. Payack has collected several dozen of The WordMan's creative works that all involve various aspects of language. These include 'meta-histories' that describe the invention of the Zero; essays on the invention of the infinity symbol, the history of chess, and the Ides of March; as well as 'metafictions' that describe 'the Dream-table,' 'the Versificators,' and 'Mythomania'.

Comfortable Words

Author : John D. Koch
ISBN : 9781630870744
Genre : Religion
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What is grace? And more important, what difference do the comfortable words of grace make in the lives of everyday people? These are the questions to which Paul F. M. Zahl has devoted his life, and this book is a collection of essays written in honor of him that seeks to answer these great questions. From literary theory to exegesis to systematic theology, these essays are representative of the breadth and depth of the influence Dr. Zahl has had on a variety of scholars, and reflect his emphasis on the relationship between theology as an academic discipline and the pastoral impact of one-way love on everyday people. Contributors include: C. FitzSimons Allison, Todd Brewer, George Carey, James D. G. Dunn, Susan G. Eastman, Mark Mattes, Geiko Muller-Farenholz, Justin S. Holcomb, John D. Koch Jr., Lauren Larkin, Jonathan A. Linebaugh, Jurgen Moltmann, Heinz-Dieter Neef, J. Ashley Null, Raymond C. Ortlund Jr., Dylan D. Potter, Justyn Terry, Tullian Tchividjian, Jonathan K. M. Wong, Paul F. M. Zahl, and Simeon Zahl.

Der R Merbrief Brennpunkte Der Rezeption

Author : Ekkehard W. Stegemann
ISBN : 9783290175603
Genre : Religion
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Ekkehard W. Stegemann legt seit Jahrzehnten den Romerbrief aus. Er erforscht dabei immer auch die Geschichte der Romerbriefauslegung und macht ihre Wege und Irrwege fruchtbar fur die heutige Rezeption. In diesem Band sind wirkmachtige Auslegungen des Romerbriefs in dessen Auslegungsgeschichte analysiert. Stegemann zeigt auf, dass sich fur Paulus an der Wahrnehmung der Bedeutung Israels klassische und moderne Modelle von Hermeneutik scheiden. Das gilt auch fur die neueren kulturhistorischen Zugange, mit denen er sich besonders auseinandersetzt. Ekkehard W. Stegemann, Dr. theol., Jahrgang 1945, ist Professor fur Neues Testament an der Universitat Basel.

Surely You Jest

Author : Paul M. Diesel
ISBN : 9781453505939
Genre : Fiction
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This is a laugh-filled story about scheming, stealing, love, and devotion to family. You might wonder how such a plot could be so funny. Well, just read, and you’ll be treated as well to international suspense because stealing is an international pastime these days. Darrell Kleve is a single parent. He’s also the investment chief at a prominent Boston firm and the author of a book on the New York Times best-seller list. That has made him a favorite on the speaking circuit in both America and Europe. As if that weren’t enough, two beautiful women are throwing themselves at him. Melanie Toland and Patty Gray. They are very different, but they have one thing in common: nasty motives. Patty has dirty secrets, but so does Darrell. Melanie is of questionable character and is in a position to bring down Darrell, and Patty too.

Autobiography Keller Paul Madere In Words And Pictures

Author : Keller P. Madere
ISBN : 9781496948007
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In the living room were gathered my four sisters Elise, Jeanette, Nita, Rosemary, and me (Keller Paul Madere) along with my wife Carolyn and Charles Stalfort, Nita's husband. After a lot of chit chat back and forth reminiscing about old family stories and happenings, Charles (or Chuck as we know him) brought out his tape recorder. Quizzically, he posed this simple question, "What can you tell me about Papa?" He was referring to our father, Ernest Hubert Madere. With feelings of unified dismay, none of the five of us were able to provide Chuck with any new information about Papa other than what he already knew. Consequently, in order for the children of Carolyn and me, namely Joni, Colin, and Lana, to have some inkling regarding where I lived, what I did, and get a glimpse into my psyche before they were born and then grew up knowing me, this tome will provide some insight. Our children will have historical and genealogical information concerning their ancestry in words, pictures, and other relative and associated odds and ends. Nowadays, family members tend to get scattered hither and yon. Children often get permanently displaced regarding their backgrounds and family records. Items like birth certificates, report cards, names of first and second cousins, aunts, uncles, close friends, associates, and similar pertinent items gets lost in the shuffle as time steadily marches on. Hopefully, this ponderous volume will soothe many misgivings our children may have about who they are, the backgrounds of their ancestors, and precisely where they came from. Amen!

Four Views On Moving Beyond The Bible To Theology

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ISBN : 9780310302490
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The Bible has long served as the standard for Christian practice, yet believers still disagree on how biblical passages should be interpreted and applied. Only when readers fully understand the constructs that inform their process of moving from Scripture to theology—and those of others—can Christians fully evaluate teachings that claim to be “biblical.” Here, scholars who affirm an inspired Bible, relevant and authoritative for every era, present models they consider most faithful to Scripture: - Walter C. Kaiser, Jr.: A Principlizing Model - Daniel M. Doriani: A Redemptive-Historical Model - Kevin J. Vanhoozer: A Drama-of-Redemption Model - William J. Webb: A Redemptive-Movement Model Each position also receives critiques from the proponents of the other views. Moreover, due to the far-reaching implications this topic holds for biblical studies, theology, and church teaching, this book includes three additional reflections by Christopher J. H. Wright, Mark L. Strauss, and Al Wolters on the theological and practical interpretation of biblical texts. Four Views on Moving beyond the Bible to Theology empowers readers to identify, evaluate, and refine their own approach to moving from the Bible to theology.

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