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Answers awaiting in the presence of God by Creflo A., Jr. Dollar

By Creflo A., Jr. Dollar

Via insightful instructing and an severe specialize in God's observe, Dr. Creflo A. greenback may also help readers detect the keys to dwelling in God's presence the place all solutions are discovered

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John Henry Newman: A Portrait in Letters by Roderick Strange

By Roderick Strange

John Henry Newman used to be probably the most eminent of Victorians and an highbrow pioneer for an age of doubt and unsettlement. His educating reworked the Victorian Church of britain, but many nonetheless need to know extra of Newman's own existence. Newman's revealed correspondence runs to 32 volumes, and John Henry Newman: A Portrait in Letters bargains a fashion during the maze. Roderick unusual has selected letters that illustrate not just the well known points of Newman's character, but additionally these within which parts that could be much less general are on show. There are letters to friends and family, and likewise terse letters laced with anger and sarcasm. The portrait has no longer been airbrushed. this feature of letters provides a rounded photo, one within which readers will meet Newman as he rather used to be and revel in the excitement of his corporation. As Newman himself famous, 'the real lifetime of a guy is in his letters'.

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The Revolution Against the Church: From Reason to the by Michel Vovelle

By Michel Vovelle

In Paris within the wintry weather and spring of 1793-94, a unexpected and violent try out at "dechristianization" flared up. it truly is considered as a wilful endeavour to remove spiritual associations, practices and ideology for you to organize a brand new cult - that of cause. during this paintings, Vovelle makes an attempt to find tips to overview this episode - as a sad twist of fate of the instant or as a momentous holiday in spiritual historical past lasting to the current day. From documentary proof, Vovelle lines the expansion of the revolutonary flow opposed to the Church. He illustrates his arguments with such signs because the taking down of bells and surrendering of silverware, drawing conclusions from the numerous such nerve-racking occasions of the dechristianizing mentality of early sleek Europe.

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Religion and Society in England, 1850–1914 by Hugh McLeod

By Hugh McLeod

This booklet starts off with a social portrait of every of the attribute sorts of faith and irreligion that flourished in Victorian England, together with Anglicans, Dissenters, Catholics, Jews, Secularists, and the indifferents.

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A rule for children and other writings by Jacqueline Pascal

By Jacqueline Pascal

Jacqueline Pascal (1625-1661) used to be the sister of Blaise Pascal and a nun on the Jansenist Port-Royal convent in France. She was once additionally a prolific author who argued for the religious rights of ladies and the perfect of conscientious objection to royal, ecclesiastic, and relatives authority.

This ebook provides decisions from the complete of Pascal's occupation as a author, together with her witty adolescent poetry and her pioneering treatise at the schooling of ladies, A Rule for Children, which drew on her reports as schoolmistress at Port-Royal. Readers also will locate Pascal's devotional treatise, which matched every one second in Christ's ardour with a corresponding advantage that his girl disciples may still domesticate; a transcript of her interrogation through church specialists, within which she defended the arguable theological doctrines taught at Port-Royal; a biographical comic strip of her abbess, which offered Pascal's belief of the precise nun; and a variety of letters supplying lively defenses of Pascal's correct to perform her vocation, despite patriarchal objections.

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The Bible in the Churches: How Various Christians Interpret by Kenneth Hagen

By Kenneth Hagen

How is the Bible learn in church this present day? used to be it usually studied because it is now?. This paintings explores those questions, with the purpose of clarifying the ecumenical capability of biblical examine this day and some time past. church buildings studied surround Catholic, Orthodox, Lutheran, Evangelical and Reformed.

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Religion - Maximus The Confessor by Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

By Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

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The English Church in the Fourteenth Century: Based on the by William Abel Pantin

By William Abel Pantin

This 1955 e-book is an elevated model of Pantin's 1948 Birkbeck Lectures at the English church within the fourteenth century. The interval observed nice alterations, partially end result of the Black loss of life and its outcomes. The paintings is split into 3 components. within the first, Pantin examines social and political elements of the church, comparable to the make up of the episcopacy, and the effect of the crown on church affairs. within the moment he offers with the highbrow actions and tradition of the church in a time of switch and controversy, as collage schooling turned extra universal for monks and clergymen. the ultimate part discusses the non secular literature of the interval, for either clergy and laity, and the expansion of the paranormal culture in England. the result's a scholarly yet available account of the church at a time of quick switch.

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Fighting for Christendom: Holy War and the Crusades by Christopher Tyerman

By Christopher Tyerman

A dead ringer for the Crusaders--chain-mailed knights on horseback, bearing crosses on banners, combating for his or her religion lower than an alien sun--occupies a well-known area of interest in sleek western tradition. but regardless of their strong carry on our imaginations, the Crusades stay obscured and distorted via time. In combating for Christendom, Christopher Tyerman choices his method via many myths and misconceptions to offer a brilliant portrait of the Crusades, either the old occasions themselves and their posthumous position in Western and heart japanese concept. have been the Crusaders stimulated by way of non secular rewards, or by means of greed for strength and wealth? used to be the papacy implementing order and uniformity on Christendom, or protecting itself from the infidel enemy? have been the Crusades an test in eu colonialism, or a manifestation of non secular persecution or ethnic detoxification? to respond to those questions, Tyerman examines the various army operations among 1095 and 1500 that fall below the heading of Wars of the pass. starting with Pope city II's dramatic charm in 1095, Tyerman levels from the 1st Crusade--a crusade unrivalled in impact--to the large day trip lead through Frederick Barbarossa (which ended by surprise whilst he drowned crossing a river), to the campaign that pitted King Richard I of britain opposed to Saladin. Tyerman additionally discusses lesser expeditions, together with the Peasants', kid's, and Shepherds' Crusades. in the course of the e-book, he clarifies problems with colonialism, cultural trade, financial exploitation, and the connection among previous and current. The Crusades are one of the so much dramatic mass activities in global background. struggling with for Christendom illuminates those amazing occasions with unusual aptitude and originality.

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A Third Testament: A Modern Pilgrim Explores the Spiritual by Malcolm Muggeridge

By Malcolm Muggeridge

In line with a celebrated television sequence, those illuminating graphics deliver to lifestyles seven recognized males looking for God.

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