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The Ology

Author : Marty Machowski
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Truth is for kids, not just for adults! SoThe Ologygives kids of all ages a beginners theology book to help them understand who God is and how we, as his children, relate to him. Arranged within a traditional systematic theological framework, each truth inThe Ologyis also connected to the larger redemptive story of Scripture. The doctrine of God, for example, is presented in the larger framework of creation, where the attributes of God are on display and easier to understand.Designed for six-year-olds through preteens, this flexible resource includes built-in adaptations for use with younger or older children, so that entire families can enjoy it together.

The Knockings Exposed

Author : Doctor Diotrephes (pseud.)
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Bloody Sixteen

Author : Peter Fey
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Strategy and reality collide in Peter Fey’s gripping history of aircraft carrier USS Oriskany’s three deployments to Vietnam with Carrier Air Wing 16 (CVW-16). Its tours coincided with the most dangerous phases of Operation Rolling Thunder, the ill-fated bombing campaign against North Vietnam, and accounted for a quarter of all the naval aircraft lost during Rolling Thunder—the highest loss rate of any carrier air wing during Vietnam. The Johnson administration’s policy of gradually applied force meant that Oriskany arrived on station just as previous restrictions were lifted and bombing raids increased. As a result CVW-16 pilots paid a heavy price as they ventured into areas previously designated “off limits” by Washington DC. Named after one of the bloodiest battles of the Revolutionary War, the Oriskany lived up to its name. After two years of suffering heavy losses, the ship caught fire—a devastating blow given the limited number of carriers deployed. With only three months allotted for repairs, Oriskany deployed a third and final time and ultimately lost more than half of its aircraft and more than a third of its pilots. The valor and battle accomplishments displayed by Oriskany’s aviators are legendary, but the story of their service has been lost in the disastrous fray of the war itself. Fey portrays the Oriskany and its heroes in an indelible memorial to the fallen of CVW-16 in hopes that the lessons learned from such strategic disasters are not forgotten in today’s sphere of war-bent politics.

Building Vocabulary Grade 4 Kit eBook

Author : Timothy Rasinski, Nancy Padak, Rick M. Newton, and Evangeline Newton
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Building Vocabulary from Word Roots provides a systematic approach to teaching vocabulary using Greek and Latin prefixes, bases, and suffixes. Over 90% of English words of two or more syllables are of Greek or Latin origin. Instead of learning words and definitions in isolation, students learn key roots and strategies for deciphering words and their meanings across all content areas. Building Vocabulary from Word Roots: Level 4 kit includes: Teacher's Guide; Student Guided Practice Book (Each kit includes a single copy; additional copies may be ordered in quantities of 10 or more); Assessments to support data-driven instruction; and Digital resources including modeled lessons, 50 bonus activities, and more.

A Vocabulary of English Rhymes

Author : Samuel Weed Barnum
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Theory from the South

Author : Jean Comaroff
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As nation-states in the Northern Hemisphere experience economic crisis, political corruption and racial tension, it seems as though they might be 'evolving' into the kind of societies normally associated with the 'Global South'. Anthropologists Jean and John Comaroff draw on their long experience of living in Africa to address a range of familiar themes - democracy, national borders, labour and capital and multiculturalism. They consider how we might understand these issues by using theory developed in the Global South. Challenging our ideas about 'developed' and 'developing' nations, Theory from the South provides new insights into key problems of our time.

Plurinational Afrobolivianity

Author : Moritz Heck
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In Bolivia's plurinational conjuncture, novel political articulations, legal reform, and processes of collective identification converge in unprecedented efforts to 're-found' the country and transform its society. This ethnography explores the experiences of Afrodescendants in plurinational Bolivia and offers a fresh perspective on the social and political transformations shaping the country as a whole. Moritz Heck analyzes Afrobolivian social and cultural practices at the intersections of local communities, politics, and the law, shedding light on novel articulations of Afrobolivianity and evolving processes of collective identification. This study also contributes to broader anthropological debates on blackness and indigeneity in Latin America by pointing out their conceptual entanglements and continuous interactions in political and social practice.

The Mission of Demythologizing

Author : David W. Congdon
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Rudolf Bultmann's controversial program of demythologizing has been the subject of constant debate since it was first announced in 1941. It is widely held that this program indicates Bultmann's departure from the dialectical theology he once shared with Karl Barth. In the 1950s, Barth thus referred to their relationship as that of a whale and an elephant: incapable of meaningful communication. This study proposes a contrary reading of demythologizing as the hermeneutical fulfillment of dialectical theology on the basis of a reinterpretation of Barth's theological project.


Author : Svein Aage Christoffersen
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Transfiguration is a peer reviewed journal offering discussions of the relationship between art forms and Christianity in the European tradition from the early Church until today. There is an increasing interest in the more or less precisely defined religious contexts of the art forms. There is thus a demand for a theological journal that is not limited to the traditional matters within the discipline. The term theology is here used in a broader sense that includes the modes of expression and thought which have come into existence in a historical energy field between religious practice and aesthetic display.

The Body of Faith

Author : Michael Wyschogrod
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The original edition of this book describes it as an attempt to 'develop a comprehensive understanding of traditional Judaism in conversation with contemporary philosophical and Christian thought.' This book has been praised by many as one of the most exciting and inspiring books of Jewish theology to be published in a long time.

Reclaiming Narrative for Public Theology

Author : Mary Doak
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Argues for American national narratives in Christian theology that respect the separation of church and state and a diverse, multifaith society.

The Apprentice God s Handbook

Author : Steve Quadrio
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The manuscript is a logical, easy to read discussion on religion, history and politics and how those particular institutions seek to control our lives. How we, as individuals can deal with the spiritual restrictions which are forced upon us. It is not necessary for us to accept our circumstances in life if it is detrimental to our own well being, purely because it advances a government’s, religion’s, corporation’s or Queen’s hidden agenda for retention of control of the Earth’s future. We are forced by our masters to accept many things as absolute ‘truths’ however with some thought it is simple to create our own knowledge about our place in this diverse universe. It is contrary to the development of the individual to accept that they are less important than Presidents or Kings. You hold the key to the future of the Earth and to the very Universe itself. This book will impart upon the reader the ability to accept their insignificance and at the same time the knowledge of their absolute worth.

The Martyrology

Author : B. P. Nichol
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Poetry. ." my notion of my relationship to the sacred, to some sense of goodness, of the beyond, otherness in that sense, has all the elements of 'pataphysics' - which is to say, the way I think of 'pataphysics' is that very often you climb a fictional staircase that you know is fictional; you walk up every imaginary stair, you get to your imaginary window and you open your imaginary window, and there is the real world" -bpNichol, 1983.

Angel Veneration and Christology

Author : Loren T. Stuckenbruck
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Walker s Rhyming Dictionary of the English Language

Author : John Walker
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First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Harper s Bazaar

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Reading and Re Reading Scripture at Qumran 2 vol set

Author : Moshe J. Bernstein
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In Reading and Re-reading Scripture at Qumran, Moshe J. Bernstein gathers over three decades worth of his essays on biblical interpretation in the Dead Sea Scrolls. They address the Genesis Apocryphon and 4Q252, as well various legal texts and pesharim.

Your Faith Your Life

Author : Jenifer Gamber
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This “everything-you-need-to-know” guide for newcomers to the Episcopal Church is written and designed to provide accessible and user-friendly reading, with an easy-going look and style that’s packed full of substance. The book carefully unpacks the Episcopal Church’s language of worship, theology, church structure, and sacraments, so that newcomers will have the vocabulary and framework to share their beliefs and practices, explore the Bible, understand prayer and discern their own ministry within the church. Drawing upon the success of an earlier book written for teens, the new book retains the same unique presentation, inviting readers to consider their relationship with God and the church community as an ongoing process of transformation, while providing ways to engage in that process.

Jesus Is Victor

Author : Christian T. Collins Winn
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IN THIS INNOVATIVE WORK, Christian T. Collins Winn examines the role played by the Pietist pastors Johann Christoph Blumhardt (1805-1880) and Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt (1842-1919) in the development of Karl Barth's theology. The disparate theological themes and dynamics of the two Blumhardts were crystallized in their eschatology, and Collins Winn argues that as early as 1916 Barth had appropriated this "Blumhardtian eschatological deposit" in ways fundamental to his own theological development. Against the grain of current Barth scholarship, this book establishes how the theology of the Blumhardts, though critically reconstructed, was not merely an episodic influence on Barth's work. Instead, the Blumhardts had a complex and enduring impact on Barth, such that their imprint can be detected even in the mature theology of his Church Dogmatics. In treading new ground into Barth's theological formation, Jesus Is Victor! represents an important contribution to the field of Barth studies.

Beyond Biblical Theology

Author : Timo Eskola
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Reading Heikki Räisänen’s hermeneutics in context, Timo Eskola explores the development of Western New Testament interpretation. Proposing sociology as the link between standard historicism and poststructuralism, Räisänen reinterprets the sociology of knowledge. He substitutes sacralized culturalism for biblical theology.