Behind the Veils of Yemen: How an American Woman Risked Her by Audra Grace Shelby

By Audra Grace Shelby

An Insider's Compelling View of existence in a Muslim Country

When Audra Grace Shelby and her husband felt God calling them to minister within the center East, she used to be fearful--how may she increase her teenagers within the center of conservative Islam?

Armed with prayers and a religion that usually appeared too small, the relations made the stream to Yemen, enduring lethal disorder, uncertainty, and the unnerving adventure of being Christians in an Islamic culture.

Yet God was once at paintings, and Audra was once invited to work out what few Christian ladies have noticeable: in the back of the veils of Muslim ladies. the following she stocks in regards to the friendships she solid, concerning the possibilities to minister while her new friends' hopes shrunk and their very own faith faltered--and how the grace of God touched lives in the middle of an enemy stronghold. With humor, ardour, and honesty, she indicates readers glimpses of existence deep within the middle of Islam and the craving center of our loving God.

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The Imitation of Christ by Leo Sherley-Price, Thomas Kempis

By Leo Sherley-Price, Thomas Kempis

One of many best-loved books of Christianity after the Bible, The Imitation of Christ is a passionate social gathering of God and His love, mercy and holiness, which has encouraged conversion and prompted spiritual devotion for over years. With nice own conviction, Thomas a Kempis (1380-1471) demonstrates the individual's reliance on God and at the phrases of Christ, and the futility of lifestyles with no religion. Thomas spent a few seventy years of his existence within the reclusive surroundings of monasteries, but during this dazzling paintings he demonstrates an encompassing figuring out of human nature and his writing speaks to readers of all ages and each country.

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Apophatic Bodies: Negative Theology, Incarnation, and by Chris Boesel, Catherine Keller

By Chris Boesel, Catherine Keller

The traditional doctrine of unfavourable theology or apophasis-the try and describe God through talking purely of what can't be stated concerning the divine perfection and goodness-has taken on new existence within the problem with language and its limits that preoccupies a lot postmodern philosophy, theology, and comparable disciplines. How does this mystical culture intersect with the fear with fabric our bodies that's concurrently a spotlight in those components? This quantity pursues the not likely conjunction of apophasis and the physique, now not for the cachet of the slicing edgebut fairly out of a moral ardour for the integrity of all creaturely our bodies as they're caughtup in quite a few ideological mechanisms-religious, theological, political, economic-that threaten their dignity and fabric overall healthiness. The participants, a various selection of students in theology, philosophy, historical past, and bible study, reconsider the connection among the concrete culture of destructive theology and apophatic discourses extensively construed. They extra undertaking to hyperlink those to the theological topic of incarnation and extra common problems with embodiment, sexuality, and cosmology. alongside the way in which, they interact and installation the assets of contextual and liberation theology, post-structuralism, postcolonialism, strategy suggestion, and feminism.The consequence not just recasts the character and chances of theological discourse yet explores the chances of educational dialogue throughout and past disciplines in concrete engagement with the overall healthiness of our bodies, either natural and inorganic. the amount interrogates the advanced capacities of spiritual discourse either to threaten and definitely to attract upon the cloth healthiness of construction.

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Theology and the Drama of History by Ben Quash

By Ben Quash

How can theology imagine and discuss background? development at the paintings of the foremost twentieth-century theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar in addition to stepping into sharp severe debate with him, this publication units out to check the price and the potential for a 'theodramatic' belief of historical past. through accomplishing discussion not just with theologians and philosophers like von Balthasar, Hegel and Barth, yet with poets and dramatists reminiscent of the Greek tragedians, Shakespeare and Gerard Manley Hopkins, the e-book makes its theological rules open and indebted to literary types, and seeks to teach how this sort of theology may be utilized to a global intrinsically and punctiliously ancient. in contrast with theologies that stand again from the contingencies of background and so struggle shy of the uncertainties and openness of Christian life, this book's theology is dedicated to taking heavily the God who works in time.

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Inspired You: Breathing New Life into Your Heart and Home by Miss Mustard Seed

By Miss Mustard Seed

A few women get giddy over a brand new pair of boots. Marian Parsons will get giddy over room makeovers. With loads of ingenuity, somewhat of attempt, and a decent funds, she has reworked her domestic right into a appealing house and stuffed her center with much more contentment. hundreds of thousands have stumbled on suggestion at Marian’s web publication, missmustardseed.com, and now she stocks dozens of latest tasks, rules, and DIY adventures within the pages of Inspired You.

Marian will remind you that houses don’t must be journal fabric to be distinct, cozy, and welcoming. The objective you’re operating towards is domestic. now not an ideal domestic. now not an “impress the neighbors” domestic. simply home―one whose partitions and rooms inform the tale of the family members who lives there. attractive houses commence with suggestion and a willingness to aim. So discover your God-given creativity. Be inspired, be keen, and be encouraged.

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Twentieth-Century Catholic Theologians by Fergus Kerr

By Fergus Kerr

This booklet studies at the lives and works of the main influential Catholic theologians of the 20 th century.

  • A new ebook from one of many most advantageous Roman Catholic theologians at the moment writing in English
  • Reports at the lives and works of the main influential Catholic theologians of the 20 th century
  • Covers theologians together with: Chenu, the guru of the French employee priest circulation; Congar who was once imprisoned in Colditz; and Küng who was once banned from instructing for many years as a result of his radical views
  • Highlights the involvement of every theologian with the second one Vatican Council, and the dissatisfaction of so much with what used to be achieved
  • Includes a bankruptcy at the debatable prelate, Pope John Paul II

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Guide to the Gods by Marjorie Leach

By Marjorie Leach

Advisor to the Gods gains the normal gods and goddesses of the traditional close to East, in addition to these of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas: deities linked to construction, with the heavens, with the earth, with the elements, and with approximately each point of human life-from love, intercourse, marriage, and fiscal endeavors to prophecy, ritual, magic, and therapeutic. The deities are categorised by means of functionality and characteristic, and entries are alphabetized inside each one classification. each access comprises a minimum of one quotation to a published fundamental or secondary source.Guide to the Gods represents an immense contribution to the fields of anthropology, spiritual reviews, and folklore. scholars, students, researchers, and writers will locate it a useful examine device. This paintings is an pleasing and significant reference resource that may be an important addition to public, educational, and faculty library collections.

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Torrent (River of Time Series) by Lisa T. Bergren

By Lisa T. Bergren

 When Gabi and Lia eventually learn how to surf the river of time, they become aware of they need to make challenging offerings approximately lifestyles and love in Torrent, the 3rd and ultimate publication within the River of Time sequence.  Gabi and Lia Betarrini have discovered to regulate their time trip, and so they go back from medieval Italy to save lots of their father from his tragic demise in sleek times. But love calls around the centuries, and the ladies are made up our minds to come back forever—even notwithstanding they recognize the Black Plague is advancing throughout Europe, claiming the lives of one-third of the inhabitants. within the suspenseful end of the River of Time sequence, each choice is set lifestyles … and death.  

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