Essential Gnostic Scriptures by Willis Barnstone, Marvin Meyer

By Willis Barnstone, Marvin Meyer

The folk we've come to name gnostics have been passionate advocates of the view that salvation comes via wisdom and private adventure, and their ardour shines via within the impressive physique of writings they produced over a interval of greater than a millennium and a part. Willis Barnstone and Marvin Meyer have created a translation that brings the gnostic voices to us from around the centuries with awesome energy and beauty—beginning with texts from the earliest years of Christianity—including fabric from the Nag Hammadi library—and carrying on with the entire approach as much as expressions of gnostic knowledge came upon inside Islam and within the Cathar flow of the center a while. The twenty-one texts integrated the following function a compact creation to Gnosticism and its imperative ideas—and additionally they supply an entrée to the pleasures of gnostic literature typically, representing, as they do, the best masterpieces of that culture.

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Los orígenes de la pretensión cristiana (Curso básico de by Luigi Giussani

By Luigi Giussani

Este libro se propone poner frente al lector lo que pretende ser los angeles hipótesis cristiana.

Con este objeto, después de haber indicado algunas de las actitudes más significativas que ha tenido l. a. creatividad humana para entrar en relación con lo divino, el autor centra su atención en el cambio radical de método religioso determinado por Jesucristo, como hecho en los angeles historia.

Se nos pone, ante todo, en condiciones de comprender los términos de dicho cambio radical y de reconocer su carácter ineludible; tras lo cual el lector se descubre recorriendo paso a paso, siguiendo l. a. experiencia de quienes conocieron a Jesús, las posibles trayectorias de los angeles persuasión o del rechazo; alternativas cuyas implicaciones metodológicas van siendo paulatinamente señaladas, haciendo así accesible, además de un correcto acercamiento al problema, un ensimismamiento apasionante.

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America's Prophet: Moses and the American Story by Bruce Feiler

By Bruce Feiler

The exodus tale is America's tale.

Moses is our genuine founding father.

during this groundbreaking booklet, New York Times bestselling writer Bruce Feiler travels via touchstones in American background and lines the biblical prophet's impact from the Mayflower via this present day. Feiler visits the island the place the pilgrims spent their first Sabbath, climbs the bell tower the place the freedom Bell was once inscribed with a quote from Moses, retraces the Underground Railroad the place "Go Down, Moses" was once the nationwide anthem of slaves, and dons the gown Charlton Heston wore in The Ten Commandments.

One half event tale, one half literary detective tale, one half exploration of religion in modern existence, America's Prophet takes readers from Gettysburg to Selma, the Silver monitor to the Oval place of work, to appreciate how Moses formed the nation's personality. America's Prophet is an exciting unique paintings of background that may perpetually switch how we view the United States, our religion and our destiny.

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Real Girls of the Bible: 31-Day Devotional (Faithgirlz) by Mona Hodgson

By Mona Hodgson

View your global with clean eyes

From Faithgirlz comes actual women of the Bible, that includes thirty-one tales approximately genuine ladies from the outdated and New Testaments. similar to you, every one of those ladies needed to locate her position on the planet, and although your worlds are very assorted, you’ll locate that some of the struggles have been the same―like becoming in and suffering to do the precise factor. every one devotion contains Scripture , prayer, physique speak and extra. With thirty-one days of devotions, realize what genuine ladies from the Bible may have to claim approximately discovering your manner.  

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A Theology of the Built Environment: Justice, Empowerment, by T. J. Gorringe

By T. J. Gorringe

T.J. Gorringe's e-book displays theologically at the equipped atmosphere. After contemplating the divine grounding of developed area, he appears on the possession of land, the problems of housing (both city and rural) and considers the outfitted surroundings when it comes to group and artwork. The e-book concludes with chapters that set every little thing in the present framework of the environmental difficulty and query instructions the Church can be pursuing in construction for the longer term.

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Augustine: A New Biography by James J. O'Donnell

By James J. O'Donnell

Saint Augustine -- the prestigious theologian who served as Bishop of Hippo from 396 C.E. till his loss of life in 430 C.E. -- is broadly considered as probably the most influential thinkers within the Western international. His autobiography, Confessions, continues to be one of the most vital non secular writings within the Christian culture. during this eye-opening and eminently readable biography, popular historic student James J. O’Donnell selections up the place Augustine himself left off to provide a desirable, in-depth portrait of an remarkable flesh presser, author, and churchman in a time of uncertainty and spiritual turmoil.

Augustine is a victorious chronicle of a unprecedented lifestyles that's guaranteed to shock and enlighten even those that believed they knew the advanced and noteworthy guy of God.

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Real Marriage: The Truth About Sex, Friendship, and Life by Mark Driscoll, Grace Driscoll

By Mark Driscoll, Grace Driscoll

Most marriage books think the writer did it correct. so much marriage books slightly point out friendship. so much marriage books use “intimacy” as code for “sex.” this isn't a type of books.

In actual Marriage, Pastor Mark Driscoll and his spouse, Grace, proportion how they've got struggled and the way they've got came across therapeutic in the course of the strength of the single trustworthy resource: the Bible. they suspect friendship is prime to marriage yet tough to keep up. in order that they provide sensible suggestion on tips on how to make your wife your ally – and maintain it that manner. they usually comprehend from adventure that sex-related matters have to be addressed directly.

Five chapters are devoted to answering questions like:
* may still I confess my pre-marital sexual sin to my spouse?
* Is it alright to have a “work spouse”?
* What does the Bible say approximately masturbation and oral sex?

Stunningly sincere and weak, actual Marriage is sort of a own counseling consultation with a pair you can't shock, you can't surprise into silence, who will reply to each query with knowledge, humility, and realism.

If you need to have a lasting, enjoyable marriage you need to learn this e-book. strive against with this ebook. Pray over this booklet. proportion this booklet. And realize how God this publication. percentage this ebook. And realize how God can use it to alter your life.


“If you’re married or plan to be sometime, do your self a want and browse each web page of this book.” —DRS. LES & LESLIE PARROTT Founders of and authors of affection Talk

“Whether engaged, newlywed, or veteran, genuine Marriage will function a useful source. I hugely suggest this book.” —ANDY STANLEY writer of The Grace of God and Senior Pastor, North aspect group Church

"One of my maximum issues is that tradition goes to repeatedly outline and redefine what marriage is and isn't, and the church goes to easily sit down at the sidelines and react instead of trying to truly develop into proactive through expectantly instructing what the Bible has to claim approximately it.  That is why i'm so grateful that Mark and style Driscoll wrote this booklet.  Their method of marriage, its merits and demanding situations are obvious and hard and that i in truth think that each married couple who will paintings via what they lead us via during this booklet won't simply in simple terms have a wedding that survives during this international yet really flourishes in it." — PERRY NOBLE Senior Pastor, NewSpring Church

"Our due to Mark and style Driscoll who've served this iteration good by means of tastefully yet boldly addressing the true concerns dealing with actual marriages. Taking the unchanging fact of God’s be aware and sprinkling in is the tale of God’s mercy of their personal marriage they've got crammed each bankruptcy with genuine helpfulness. This ebook is robust, biblical, sensible and therapeutic for marriages that harm. My spouse and our grownup kids learn it to nice profit." — DR. JAMES MACDONALD Senior Pastor, Harvest Bible Chapel and Bible instructor for stroll within the Word

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