The Religious Dreamworld of Apuleius’ Metamorphoses

The Religious Dreamworld of Apuleius’ Metamorphoses


by James Gollnick

  • Release: 2006-01-01
  • Genre: Religion

Apuleius’ Metamorphoses is probably best known as the literary source for the myth of Eros and Psyche and as a primary source of information about mystery religions in the ancient world. There is another realm of the Metamorphoses which has, until now, received relatively little attention — namely, the many dreams found within it. The Religious Dreamworld of Apuleius’ Metamorphoses offers an engaging portrait of the second-century dreamworld. Recognizing the centrality of the religious function and spiritual interpretation of dreams, this...

The Uncensored Word

The Uncensored Word


by D. J. Bahr

  • Release: 2009-01-23
  • Genre: Religion

The millennium. A future event many have tried to predict. The reality is the millennium began nearly 365 million years ago. Prophecy Countdown details the past, present, and future events of the millennium as they were foretold in the KJV Bible. The spiritual battle for souls is taking place all around us and we will soon find ourselves engulfed directly in the battle. Watch the end times events unfold before your very eyes as you follow the Prophecy Countdown to the end. Prophecy Countdown will allow the reader to examine each event as it hap...

Hospital Chaplaincy in the Twenty-first Century

Hospital Chaplaincy in the Twenty-first Century


by Christopher Swift

  • Release: 2017-03-02
  • Genre: Religion

The place of religion in public life continues to be a much-debated topic in Western nations. This book charts the changing role of hospital chaplains and examines through detailed case studies the realities of practice and the political debates which either threaten or sustain the service. This second edition includes a new introduction and updated material throughout to present fresh insights and research about chaplaincy, including in relation to New Atheism and the developing debate about secularism and religion in public life. Swift conclu...

Documents of Christian Worship

Documents of Christian Worship


by James F. White

  • Release: 2010-06-15
  • Genre: Religion

A resource for everyone engaged in studying and teaching the forms and meaning of Christian worship. Praise for Documents of Christian Worship: "A treasure trove of primary sources, from many Christian traditions, this book contributes to the study and renewal of worship by allowing readers to hear what Christians of the past said they expereinced in worship." --Ruth C. Dick, Professor of Worship, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. "Documents of Christian Worship belongs in Christian libraries...

Diary of a Country Clergyman 1848-1851

Diary of a Country Clergyman 1848-1851


by James Reid

  • Release: 2000-04-06
  • Genre: Religion

A crusty yet diffident Scot, James Reid began his career as a sectarian evangelical missionary. The diary finds him thirty years later as a moderate, if conservative, Anglican clergyman. Through this remarkable document, village routines and intrigues, as well as Reid's circle of friends and his clerical colleagues, come vividly to life. His private reflections on the tensions and growing pains experienced by the colonial church at a formative stage in its evolution, and his reaction to events on the wider political scene, give us valuable insi...

Canadian Prairie Mennonite Ministers' Use of Scripture

Canadian Prairie Mennonite Ministers' Use of Scripture


by Donald Stoesz

  • Release: 2018-02-16
  • Genre: Religion

A chance discovery of a log book of sermons by grand-uncle and Evangelical Mennonite Mission Conference minister Cornelius G. Stoesz led Donald Stoesz on a fifteen-year odyssey in which he identified four hundred and fifty-seven Scripture texts used by seventeen Mennonite ministers in Canada over the course of one hundred years (1874-1977). The extensive, yet selective, use of the Lutheran lectionary by these ministers illuminates an aspect of Mennonite church life that has seldom been recognized. Known as the Anweisung der Lieder and located a...

Secrets Of Jainism

Secrets Of Jainism


by Snehadeep

  • Release: 2013-01-08
  • Genre: Religion

This small book introduces its readers to Jainism. It explains the philosophy and principles to Jainism in a lucid style. It also shows how to apply the teachings of the enlightened ones in our daily times and thus finally achieve nirvana....

The Apocrypha

The Apocrypha


by Anon.

  • Release: 2013-04-16
  • Genre: Religion

The Apocrypha, Translated out of the Greek and Latin Tongues. Being the Version Set Forth A.D. 1611 Compared with the most Ancient Authorities and Revised. Contents Include - I. Esdras - II. Esdras - Tobit - Judith - The rest of Esther - The Wisdom of Solomon - Ecclesiasticus - Baruch, with the Epistle of Jeremiah - The Song of the Three Holy Children - The History of Susanna - Bel and the Dragon - The Prayer of Manasses - I. Maccabees - II. Maccabees...

The Better Way

The Better Way


by Ron Clark

  • Release: 2010-01-01
  • Genre: Religion

When Paul came to Corinth he found a culture emerging from the ashes of Roman power. As Julius Caesar rebuilt the fallen city he brought Roman culture to this Greek community. Likewise, Paul's message of salvation in Jesus rebuilt the fallen lives of people dominated by a culture of power. This power was displayed in violence, discrimination, sexuality, and spirituality. As this city emerged from the ashes of humiliation the church emerged, by God's hand, from of the humiliation of Jesus and the cross. Today the church emerges in a culture of p...

Wow! GIFT

Wow! GIFT


by Martha Bolton

  • Release: 2010-05-11
  • Genre: Religion

For all the times in your life when you simply can't contain your joy, this book helps the reader rejoice in the Wow! moments of life. With lists and fun stories, Wow! is a pick-me-up even for those who aren't down...

My Road to Kenya

My Road to Kenya


by Jack O’Leary & Mary Clare Lyons

  • Release: 2012-08-10
  • Genre: Religion

Together we shared a mostly happy journey — facing and overcoming obstacles, meeting fascinating people wherever we went while falling completely in love with the people of Kenya. This book is a tribute to my co-laborers and in writing this book I hope to show that one does not need to be a hero to step out, take risks and make the world a better, healthier and happier place. –Jack O’Leary An archbishop, an environmentalist and an AIDS activist are only a few of the heroes, who stood up against a ruthless dictator and corrupt government, ...

Incarnation and Sacrament

Incarnation and Sacrament


by Jonathan Bonomo

  • Release: 2010-03-01
  • Genre: Religion

The nineteenth century Eucharistic controversy between Charles Hodge and John Williamson Nevin is an important episode in the history of American Christianity. Hodge and Nevin battled over issues that lie at the heart of Christian faith and piety, such as: Why did God become man? What bearing does the incarnation of Christ have on the redemption of the world? How are believers on earth united with the ascended Christ who is in heaven? Is Christ really present in the Lord's Supper? And if so, then how is he made to be present? These are just a f...