Beyond Common Worship

Beyond Common Worship
Author: Mark Earey
Publsiher: SCM Press
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2013-10-14
ISBN: 0334047390
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Beyond Common Worship Book Excerpt:

The introduction of Common Worship services in the Church of England has gone remarkably smoothly, considering the immensity of the task. But despite its overall success, the sheer variety of material, coupled with the complex rules about what is and is not allowed, have left some parishes, clergy and Readers wondering if this is really the best way to produce good worship. A question such as, ‘How do we use Common Worship for a Messy Church service of Holy Communion?’ focuses the issue – but it is a question being asked in different ways in lots of different places. In this book, Mark Earey turns to the future, asking whether the framework of canon law, notes and rubrics within which Common Worship operates is any longer fit for purpose. In a mixed economy Church in which fresh expressions of church, alt.worship and new monasticism all sit alongside traditional parish churches, he asks whether it is time for the current rules-based approach to Church of England liturgy to make way for an approach based on trust and accountability. Such an approach would allow for more local flexibility and creativity, but raises big questions about how such worship can be truly indigenous yet authentically Anglican.

1 Corinthians

1 Corinthians
Author: Dan Nighswander
Publsiher: MennoMedia, Inc.
Total Pages: 309
Release: 2017-10-10
ISBN: 1513802453
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

1 Corinthians Book Excerpt:

Christians in the bustling, diverse city of Corinth in 50 BCE quarreled about how to be faithful to Jesus. In Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians, he calls the small band of new believers to unity and cautions against factionalism, themes that pastor Dan Nighswander unpacks for contemporary readers in this thirty-second volume in the Believers Church Bible Commentary series. Any Christians who experience division over loyalty to different leaders, who find it hard to agree on sexual ethics (or to live up to them), and who feel tension between their theological convictions and social context will find common ground with believers in Corinth. Home of the exalted “love chapter,” which roots all Christian action in the greatest gift, 1 Corinthians equips those who follow Jesus to craft true community with other believers, differences notwithstanding. With keen theological, biblical, and pastoral insight, Nighswander illuminates for readers the apostle Paul’s challenge to the Corinthian church and calls Christians today to unity through the reconciling work of Christ. Free downloadable study guide available here.

Kokoro

Kokoro
Author: Lafcadio Hearn
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 388
Release: 1896
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Folklore
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Thoughts about salvation for thinking men

Thoughts about salvation for thinking men
Author: John Richardson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1877
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Christian life
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Neo Buddhist Writings of Lafcadio Hearn

The Neo Buddhist Writings of Lafcadio Hearn
Author: Antony Goedhals
Publsiher: BRILL
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2020-04-20
ISBN: 9004430334
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Neo Buddhist Writings of Lafcadio Hearn Book Excerpt:

The Neo-Buddhist Writings of Lafcadio Hearn: Light from the East by Antony Goedhals reveals the discourses of vastness, emptiness, and oneness – founded in Buddhism – hidden, for generations of critics and biographers, at the heart of this misunderstood Victorian writer’s work.

The Christian Year

The Christian Year
Author: Robin Knowles Wallace
Publsiher: Abingdon Press
Total Pages: 123
Release: 2011
ISBN: 1426703007
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Christian Year Book Excerpt:

Through Worship We Move, learn, encounter, and celebrate in God's time. In this concise introduction, Dr. Knowles Wallace gives practical worship and preaching suggestions for each season of the Christian year as it relates to the Revised Common Lectionary. She describes the unique features and colors of each season as well as its historical overview, theological grounding, and significance for faith formation. The author walks the reader through each season, giving sample services with suitable lectionary readings, hymns, prayers, and spatial and visual suggestions for each season. These helps are adaptable for traditional or contemporary worship styles.

International Journal of Religious Education

International Journal of Religious Education
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1126
Release: 1960
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Christian education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Life of a Balinese Temple

The Life of a Balinese Temple
Author: Hildred Geertz
Publsiher: University of Hawaii Press
Total Pages: 313
Release: 2004-06-30
ISBN: 0824864816
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Life of a Balinese Temple Book Excerpt:

Should a temple be seen as a work of art, its carvers as artists, its worshipers as art critics and patrons? What is a temple (and its art) to the people who make and use it? Noted anthropologist Hildred Geertz attempts to answer these and other questions in this unique look at transformations in material culture and social relations over time in a village temple in Bali. Throughout Geertz offers insightful glimpses into what the statues, structures, and designs of Pura Désa Batuan convey to those who worship there, deepening our understanding of how a village community evaluates workmanship and imagery. Following an introduction to the temple and villagers of Batuan, Geertz explores the problematics of the Western concept of "art" as a guiding framework in research. She goes on to outline the many different kinds of work—ideational as well as physical—undertaken in connection with the temple and the social institutions that enable, constrain, and motivate their creation. Finally, the "art-works" themselves are presented, set within the intricate sociocultural contexts of their making. Using the history of Batuan as the main framework for discussing each piece, Geertz looks at the carvings from the perspective of their makers, each generation occupying a different social situation. She confronts concepts such as "aesthetics," "representation," "sacredness," and "universality" and the dilemmas they create in field research and ethnographic writing. Recent temple carvings from the tumultuous and complex period that followed the expulsion of the Dutch and the increasing globalization and commercialization of Balinese society demonstrate yet again that any anthropology of art must also be historical.

Maimonides Political Thought

Maimonides  Political Thought
Author: Howard Kreisel
Publsiher: SUNY Press
Total Pages: 376
Release: 1999-04-29
ISBN: 9780791441909
Category: Philosophy
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Maimonides Political Thought Book Excerpt:

Examines Maimonides' political thought in light of his medieval Aristotelian and Jewish sources.

The Elusive Dream

The Elusive Dream
Author: Korie L. Edwards
Publsiher: OUP USA
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2008-08-27
ISBN: 0195314247
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Elusive Dream Book Excerpt:

'The Elusive Dream' demonstrates, through nuanced analysis and in-depth study, that interracial churches in fact help to perpetuate the very racial inequality they aim to abolish. The text raises provocative questions about the ongoing problem of race in the national culture.

The Expositor and the Homiletic Review

The Expositor and the Homiletic Review
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1062
Release: 1949
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Theology, Practical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The everlasting sign or Christianity its own witness

The everlasting sign  or  Christianity its own witness
Author: William Hudson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 178
Release: 1875
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Christian life
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Proceedings

Proceedings
Author: Friends General Conference (U.S.)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1887
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Society of Friends
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Proceedings Including Declaration of Christian Doctrine

Proceedings  Including Declaration of Christian Doctrine
Author: Friends General Conference (U.S.)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 346
Release: 1887
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Society of Friends
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Conferences of Society of Friends of America

Conferences of Society of Friends of America
Author: Friends General Conference (U.S.)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 348
Release: 1887
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Next Step A Sufi Primer

The Next Step  A Sufi Primer
Author: Sharon Marcus
Publsiher: Lulu Press, Inc
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2014-09-28
ISBN: 1312558407
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Next Step A Sufi Primer Book Excerpt:

This is the voyage of the soul which moves in its own direction, away from the world to planes of inner light where truth is its own resonance and grace a flood of bliss. We have our own mystery locked in the secrets of the soul, secrets which can be told, although the mystery will unfold only in revelation, the experience which comes as its own verification. Here we are not talking about anything miraculous, just the extraordinary, sometimes even the ordinary, the confirmation of what we know, what we accept as truth.

The Minister as Diagnostician

The Minister as Diagnostician
Author: Paul W. Pruyser
Publsiher: Westminster John Knox Press
Total Pages: 144
Release: 1976-01-01
ISBN: 1611644658
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Minister as Diagnostician Book Excerpt:

In this book, Paul Pruyser explores the first step in the helping process: the diagnostic assessment. He develops a set of guidelines for conducting pastoral-diagnostic interviews that acknowledges the pastor's professional uniqueness and meets the parishioner's expectations.

Things new and old

Things new and old
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1866
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Proceedings of the Annual Meeting

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting
Author: National Association of Schools of Music
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2004
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Dictionary of the Old Testament Wisdom Poetry and Writings

Dictionary of the Old Testament  Wisdom  Poetry and Writings
Author: TREMPER LONGMAN III,PETER ENNS
Publsiher: Inter-Varsity Press
Total Pages: 1555
Release: 2020-05-21
ISBN: 1789740495
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dictionary of the Old Testament Wisdom Poetry and Writings Book Excerpt:

The Old Testament books of wisdom and poetry carry themselves differently from those of the Pentateuch, the histories or the prophets. The divine voice does not peal from Sinai, there are no narratives carried along by prophetic interpretation nor are oracles declaimed by a prophet. Here Scripture often speaks in the words of human response to God and God's world. The hymns, laments and thanksgivings of Israel, the dirge of Lamentations, the questionings of Qohelet, the love poetry of the Song of Songs, the bold drama of Job and the proverbial wisdom of Israel all offer their textures to this great body of biblical literature. Then too there are the finely crafted stories of Ruth and Esther that narrate the silent providence of God in the course of Israelite and Jewish lives. This third Old Testament volume in IVP's celebrated "Black Dictionary" series offers nearly 150 articles covering all the important aspects of Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Psalms, Song of Songs, Lamentations, Ruth and Esther. Over 90 contributors, many of them experts in this literature, have contributed to the 'Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry and Writings'. This volume maintains the quality of scholarship that students, scholars and pastors have come to expect from this series. Coverage of each biblical book includes an introduction to the book itself as well as separate articles on their ancient Near Eastern background and their history of interpretation. Additional articles amply explore the literary dimensions of Hebrew poetry and prose, including acrostic, ellipsis, inclusio, intertextuality, parallelism and rhyme. And there are well-rounded treatments of Israelite wisdom and wisdom literature, including wisdom poems, sources and theology. In addition, a wide range of interpretive approaches is canvassed in articles on hermeneutics, feminist interpretation, form criticism, historical criticism, rhetorical criticism and social-scientific approaches. The 'Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry and Writings' is sure to command shelf space within arm's reach of any student, teacher or preacher working in this portion of biblical literature.