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Download The Pentateuch: International Perspectives on Current by Thomas B. Dozemann PDF

By Thomas B. Dozemann

The Pentateuch is either the literary capstone and the valuable center of the Hebrew biblical canon. It includes a few of the top recognized and so much influential literary texts of worldwide literature. an organization end of biblical study is that the sweeping narrative of the Pentateuch that starts with production and concludes with the demise of Moses was once now not composed via one writer, yet is the results of a literary approach that happened over 1000's of years.

Yet there is still major debate between foreign researchers at the composition of the Pentateuch. the current quantity encompasses a number of articles from a global convention in Zürich that introduced jointly top voices from North the US, Europe, and Israel to guage the current country of study at the composition of the Pentateuch. the purpose of the convention used to be to explain ameliorations in technique and to spot issues of convergence within the current kingdom of pentateuchal learn as a foundation for extra discussion.

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Download The Answer to the Atheist’s Handbook by Richard Wurmbrand PDF

By Richard Wurmbrand

Rev. Wurmbrand languished for fourteen years in Communist prisons. although overwhelmed and starved, he by no means broke. Having gone through hell in the world, this brave Romanian pastor emerged with a burning love for God and his fellow man.

In this striking e-book, conceived whereas he was once in solitary confinement, Wurmbrand demolishes the arguments for atheism as offered by way of the Soviet Academy of technological know-how in its Atheist's Handbook.

Throughout the Communist global, those that desired to get forward needed to grasp The Atheist's instruction manual. Its teachings have been drilled into young children in school. yet Wurmbrand demonstrates that the atheist creed leaves extra questions unanswered than it professes to settle. at the confident part, he marshals the testimony of artists, musicians, writers, philosophers, scientists, statesmen, and saints--all of whom endure eloquent witness to the truth of God.

With the gleaming humorousness that helped maintain him via unspeakable sufferings, Wurmbrand tells the tale of God's love for us in language someone can comprehend. Is there a God? Does He care approximately guy? do we belief what the Scriptures let us know approximately Him? definite, says Rev. Richard Wurmbrand, in a ringing confirmation of religion that comes from the heart--and from the pinnacle.

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Download Die Basilius-Übersetzung des Georg von Trapezunt: Edition by Christina Abenstein PDF

By Christina Abenstein

The doctrinal writings of St. Basil of Caesarea have been of key value on the 1438–9 Ecumenical Council of Ferrara-Florence. a short while later, Bessarion commissioned rhetoric professor George of Trebizond to translate the texts as a present to Pope Eugenius IV. as well as the 3 books Contra Eunomium and the publication De spiritu sancto, the paintings comprises the pseudo-Basilian books IV and V Contra Eunomium and the fast piece De spiritu.

Basilius’ dogmatisches Werk conflict von zentraler Bedeutung für das Unionskonzil von Ferrara-Florenz 1438/39. Kurze Zeit danach gab Bessarion als Geschenk für Eugen IV. bei dem Rhetoriklehrer Georg von Trapezunt die Übersetzung des Textes in Auftrag. Diese enthält jedoch nicht nur die drei Bücher Contra Eunomium und das Buch De spiritu sancto, sondern auch die pseudo-basilianischen Bücher IV und V Contra Eunomium sowie die kleine Schrift De spiritu.

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Download Attente de Dieu by Simone Weil PDF

By Simone Weil

Attente de Dieu est un recueil de lettres écrites par Simone Weil de janvier à mai 1942 au Père Joseph-Marie Perrin, O. P. l. a. philosophe y explicite sa place par rapport à l’Église, son attachement pour elle et son refus de compter parmi les convertis.

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Simone Weil y explique pourquoi elle ne peut demander le baptême : "S'il était concevable qu'on se damne en obéissant à Dieu et qu'on se sauve en lui désobéissant, je choisirais quand même l'obéissance" (p18); sa vocation, telle qu'elle l. a. despatched, est d'être en touch avec tous les milieux humains. L’Église se présente, en tant que corps social, comme un shelter défendant ses valeurs à l. a. manière des patriotismes; comme tout corps social, elle entraîne ses membres dans un système de valeurs qui les coupe du reste de l'humanité.

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Download Caribbean Diaspora in the USA (Vitality of Indigenous by Bettina Schmidt PDF

By Bettina Schmidt

Caribbean Diaspora within the united states provides a brand new cultural conception in response to an exploration of Caribbean non secular groups in big apple urban. The Caribbean tradition of recent York demonstrates a cultural dynamism which embraces Spanish conversing, English talking and French talking migrants. All cultures are packed with breaks and contradictions as Latin American and Caribbean theorists have confirmed of their ongoing debate. This ebook combines special study through the writer in Caribbean manhattan with the theoretical discourse of Latin American and Caribbean students. concentrating on Caribbean non secular groups, together with Cuban/Puerto Rican Santería (Regla de Ocha), Haitian Vodou, Shango (Orisha Baptist) from Trinidad and Tobago, and Brazilian Pentecostal church, Schmidt's observations bring about the development of a cultural idea that illustrates a tradition in an ongoing nation of swap, with multiple kind of expression counting on scenario, time and context. exhibiting the creativity of religions and how immigrants adapt to their new atmosphere, this booklet fills a niche among Latin American and Caribbean reviews.

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Download The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius PDF

By Boethius

during this hugely praised new translation of Boethius’s The comfort of Philosophy, David R. Slavitt provides a sleek, available, and glossy model for either longtime admirers of 1 of the nice masterpieces of philosophical literature and people encountering it for the 1st time. Slavitt preserves the excellence among the alternating verse and prose sections within the Latin unique, permitting us to understand the Menippian parallels among the discourses of literary and logical inquiry. His prose translations are vigorous and colloquial, conveying the argumentative, sometimes bantering tone of the unique, whereas his verse translations restoration the sweetness and tool of Boethius’s poetry. the result's an important contribution to the paintings of translation.

these much less accustomed to Consolation might bring it to mind was once written less than a dying sentence. Boethius (c. 480–524), an Imperial authentic lower than Theodoric, Ostrogoth ruler of Rome, came upon himself, in a time of political paranoia, denounced, arrested, after which done years later and not using a trial. Composed whereas its writer used to be imprisoned, bring to an end from friends and family, it is still one among Western literature’s so much eloquent meditations at the transitory nature of earthly assets, and the prevalence of items of the brain. In an crafty mixture of verse and prose, Slavitt captures the strength and keenness of the unique. And in an creation meant for the overall reader, Seth Lerer areas Boethius’s lifestyles and fulfillment in context.
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Download An Introduction to the Hebrew Bible: A Thematic Approach by Sandra L. Gravett;Karla G. Bohmbach;F. V. PDF

By Sandra L. Gravett;Karla G. Bohmbach;F. V. Greifenhagen;Donald C. Polaski

This pedagogically astute creation to the Hebrew Bible is designed in particular for undergraduates. It starts off with the main uncomplicated questions: from the place and whilst did the Hebrew Bible originate, how used to be it written, and the way did humans learn it? In concentrating on the basic query of the canon--Who are we?--it first supplies a lot consciousness to the difficulty of id. Then it explores how the traditional Israelites prepared themselves when it comes to strength and nation, and eventually, delineates the bigger questions of God and beliefs in the canon. the result's a movement of themes that's in response to different experiences of old literature and tradition, with out ignoring the non secular functionality of the Hebrew Bible. via paintings, images, literature, and pop culture, this article vibrantly provides the recommendations of the Hebrew Bible, and gives a significant other website with assessments and different pedagogical aids for lecturers.

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