Writing Theologically (Foundations for Learning) free ebook


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Writing Theologically (Foundations for Learning)

Writing Theologically introduces writing not just as an academic exercise but as a way for students to communicate the good news in rapidly changing contexts, as well as to discover and craft their own sense of vocation and identity. Most important will be guiding students to how they might begin to claim and hone a distinctive theological voice that is particularly attuned to the contexts of w

Irony in the Matthean Passion Narrative free ebook


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Irony in the Matthean Passion Narrative

Irony (as used here) is a rhetorical and literary device for revealing "what is hidden behind what is seen." It thus offers the reader a superior understanding by means of the distinction between reality and its shadow. The book provides a history of different definitions of irony, from Aristophanes to Booth  discusses the constitutive formal elements of irony and the functions o

A Gentle Thunder: Hearing God Through the Storm free ebook


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A Gentle Thunder: Hearing God Through the Storm

Max Lucado has written a devotional masterpiece that can attract the attention of any philosopher who is searching for the meaning of life or give insight to any clergyman who is in search of material that can supplement his or her preparation for a thought-provoking sermon.
I am generally wary of those who attempt to use individual biblical quotes to postulate their personal opinions an

The Prophetic Pulpit: Clergy, Churches, and Communities in American Politics

Despite decades of claims to the contrary, the United States remains a deeply religious nation and American religious professionals occupy a prominent role in shaping the interests and attitudes of their congregations. In this timely and groundbreaking work, Paul A. Djupe and Christopher Gilbert analyze national data from a survey of over 2,400 Episcopal and Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ameri

Marcion and the Making of a Heretic: God and Scripture in the Second Century

A comprehensive and authoritative account of the 'heretic' Marcion, this volume traces the development of the concept and language of heresy in the setting of an exploration of second-century Christian intellectual debate. Judith M. Lieu analyses accounts of Marcion by the major early Christian polemicists who shaped the idea of heresy, including Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Tertullian, Epi

Christian Beginnings: From Nazareth to Nicaea free ebook


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Christian Beginnings: From Nazareth to Nicaea

The creation of the Christian Church is one of the most important stories in the development of the world's history, but also one of the most enigmatic and little understood, shrouded in mystery and misunderstanding.

Through a forensic, brilliant reexamination of all the key surviving texts of early Christianity, Geza Vermes illuminates the origins of a faith and traces the evolut

Home Cooking With Sam & Forest free ebook


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Home Cooking With Sam & Forest

Singapore s favourite chefs, Sam and Forest Leong are well-known proponents of simple yet wholesome home-cooked meals. The culinary couple s latest cookbook, Home Cooking with Sam and Forest, is a collection of their favourite dishes that are easy to replicate at home but are not short on taste. 

Featuring 50 dishes that range from noodles and seafood to soups and desserts, this