Summary Book Review Hidden Truths from Eden by Caroline Vander Stichele:
Download or read book Hidden Truths from Eden written by Caroline Vander Stichele and published by Society of Biblical Lit. This book was released on 2014-10-31 with total page 298 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Examine a rich history of spiritual interpretations from antiquity to the present Since the sixteenth century CE, the field of biblical studies has focused on the literal meaning of texts. This collection seeks to rectify this oversight by integrating the study of esoteric readings into academic discourse. Case studies focusing on the first three chapters of Genesis cover different periods and methods from early Christian discourse through zoharic, kabbalistic and alchemical literature to modern and post-postmodern approaches. Features: Discussions, comparisons, and analyses of esoteric appropriations of Genesis 1–3 Essays on creation myths, gender, fate and free will, the concepts of knowledge, wisdom, and gnosis Repsonses to papers that provide a range of view points
Summary Book Review Hidden Truths from Eden by Caroline Vander Stichele:
Download or read book Hidden Truths from Eden written by Caroline Vander Stichele and published by SBL Press. This book was released on 2014-10-31 with total page 298 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Examine a rich history of spiritual interpretations from antiquity to the present Since the sixteenth century CE, the field of biblical studies has focused on the literal meaning of texts. This collection seeks to rectify this oversight by integrating the study of esoteric readings into academic discourse. Case studies focusing on the first three chapters of Genesis cover different periods and methods from early Christian discourse through zoharic, kabbalistic and alchemical literature to modern and post-postmodern approaches. Features: Discussions, comparisons, and analyses of esoteric appropriations of Genesis 1–3 Essays on creation myths, gender, fate and free will, the concepts of knowledge, wisdom, and gnosis Repsonses to papers that provide a range of view points
Summary Book Review Slavery, Gender, Truth, and Power in Luke-Acts and Other Ancient Narratives by Christy Cobb:
Download or read book Slavery, Gender, Truth, and Power in Luke-Acts and Other Ancient Narratives written by Christy Cobb and published by Springer. This book was released on 2019-04-25 with total page 247 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book examines slavery and gender through a feminist reading of narratives including female slaves in the Gospel of Luke, the Acts of the Apostles, and early Christian texts. Through the literary theory of Mikhail Bakhtin, the voices of three enslaved female characters—the female slave who questions Peter in Luke 22, Rhoda in Acts 12, and the prophesying slave of Acts 16—are placed into dialogue with female slaves found in the Apocryphal Acts, ancient novels, classical texts, and images of enslaved women on funerary monuments. Although ancients typically distrusted the words of slaves, Christy Cobb argues that female slaves in Luke-Acts speak truth to power, even though their gender and status suggest that they cannot. In this Bakhtinian reading, female slaves become truth-tellers and their words confirm aspects of Lukan theology. This exegetical, theoretical, and interdisciplinary book is a substantial contribution to conversations about women and slaves in Luke-Acts and early Christian literature.
Summary Book Review The Plain and Simple Hidden Truth of the Ages by Ernesto Giro:
Download or read book The Plain and Simple Hidden Truth of the Ages written by Ernesto Giro and published by Lulu Press, Inc. This book was released on 2019-09-20 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: If you ever wanted to know the TRUTH and NOTHING but the whole "HIDDEN" TRUTH of ANYTHING imaginable and specially from God's Word: the Bible, this book will open your eyes to NEW and INCREDIBLE UNDERSTANDING!
Summary Book Review Signs of Salvation by Mark Randall James:
Download or read book Signs of Salvation written by Mark Randall James and published by Wipf and Stock Publishers. This book was released on 2021-03-30 with total page 308 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Peter Ochs is one of today’s most influential Jewish philosophers and the cofounder of the practice of Scriptural Reasoning. Signs of Salvation: A Festschrift for Peter Ochs celebrates Ochs’ deep and wide-ranging contributions to theology, philosophy, interreligious dialogue, and conflict resolution studies. The volume offers a rich and rigorous introduction to Peter Ochs’ extensive body of work and his philosophy of scriptural pragmatism. In addition, it presents engaging essays by Ochs’ colleagues, friends, and former students, who reflect on the impact his work has had on their academic field and their own thought. Contributors raise questions about the task of philosophy and the nature of reasoning, the appropriate function and limits of the Western academy, the practice of Scriptural Reasoning and its significance for interreligious dialogue, and the future of modern theology. With contributions from: Robert Gibbs Nicholas Adams Daniel Weiss Jim Fodor Jacob Goodson Emily Filler Rumi Ahmed Basit Koshul Nauman Faizi Rachel Muers Eliot Wolfson Steven Kepnes Shaul Magid Mike Higton Tom Greggs Susannah Ticciati Stanley Hauerwas
Summary Book Review Heidegger and Kabbalah by Elliot R. Wolfson:
Download or read book Heidegger and Kabbalah written by Elliot R. Wolfson and published by Indiana University Press. This book was released on 2019-10-01 with total page 420 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: While many scholars have noted Martin Heidegger’s indebtedness to Christian mystical sources, as well as his affinity with Taoism and Buddhism, Elliot R. Wolfson expands connections between Heidegger’s thought and kabbalistic material. By arguing that the Jewish esoteric tradition impacted Heidegger, Wolfson presents an alternative way of understanding the history of Western philosophy. Wolfson’s comparison between Heidegger and kabbalah sheds light on key concepts such as hermeneutics, temporality, language, and being and nothingness, while yielding surprising reflections on their common philosophical ground. Given Heidegger’s involvement with National Socialism and his use of antisemitic language, these innovative readings are all the more remarkable for their juxtaposition of incongruent fields of discourse. Wolfson’s entanglement with Heidegger and kabbalah not only enhances understandings of both but, more profoundly, serves as an ethical corrective to their respective ethnocentrism and essentialism. Wolfson masterfully illustrates the redemptive capacity of thought to illuminate common ground in seemingly disparate philosophical traditions.
Summary Book Review Suffering Time: Philosophical, Kabbalistic, and Ḥasidic Reflections on Temporality by Elliot R. Wolfson:
Download or read book Suffering Time: Philosophical, Kabbalistic, and Ḥasidic Reflections on Temporality written by Elliot R. Wolfson and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2021-05-25 with total page 730 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: No one theory of time is pursued in the essays of this volume, but a major theme that threads them together is Wolfson’s signature idea of the timeswerve as a linear circularity or a circular linearity, expressions that are meant to avoid the conventional split between the two temporal modalities of the line and the circle.
Summary Book Review Land of Stark Contrasts by Manuel Mejido Costoya:
Download or read book Land of Stark Contrasts written by Manuel Mejido Costoya and published by Fordham University Press. This book was released on 2021-04-06 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An important new volume showcasing a wide range of faith-based responses to one of today’s most pressing social issues, challenging us to expand our ways of understanding. Land of Stark Contrasts brings together the work of social scientists, ethicists, and theologians exploring the profound role of religion in understanding and responding to homelessness and housing insecurity in all corners of the United States—from Seattle, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley to Dallas and San Antonio to Washington, D.C., and Boston. Together, the essays of Land of Stark Contrasts chart intriguing ways forward for future initiatives to address the root causes of homelessness. In this way they are essential reading for practical theologians, congregational leaders, and faith-based nonprofit organizers exploring how to combine spiritual and material care for homeless individuals and other vulnerable populations. Social workers, nonprofit managers, and policy specialists seeking to understand how to partner better with faith-based organizations will also find the chapters in this volume an invaluable resource. Contributors include James V. Spickard, Manuel Mejido Costoya and Margaret Breen, Michael R. Fisher Jr., Laura Stivers, Lauren Valk Lawson, Bruce Granville Miller, Nancy A. Khalil, John A. Coleman, S.J., Jeremy Phillip Brown, Paul Houston Blankenship, María Teresa Dávila, Roberto Mata, and Sathianathan Clarke. Co-published with Seattle University’s Center for Religious Wisdom and World Affairs
Summary Book Review Blossoms Around The Circles: Hidden Truth Poems by Cheryl Freier:
Download or read book Blossoms Around The Circles: Hidden Truth Poems written by Cheryl Freier and published by AuthorHouse. This book was released on 2013-04-26 with total page 144 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is a powerful and poignant book, which is so special in its entirety. It specifically tells what the victim is thinking as he is developing a new life and progressing as the blossoms do on the flowers on the circle of life.
Summary Book Review “And They Shall Be One Flesh”: On The Language of Mystical Union in Judaism by Adam Afterman:
Download or read book “And They Shall Be One Flesh”: On The Language of Mystical Union in Judaism written by Adam Afterman and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2016-08-25 with total page 292 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In “And They Shall Be One Flesh”: On the Language of Mystical Union in Judaism Adam Afterman offers an extensive study of mystical union and mystical embodiment through the divine name and spirit in Judaism.
Summary Book Review Elliot R. Wolfson by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson:
Download or read book Elliot R. Wolfson written by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2015-03-27 with total page 270 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Elliot R. Wolfson is Professor of Religious Studies and the Marsha and Jay Glazer Chair of Jewish Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Summary Book Review THE DAY OF THE HIDDEN TRUTH POEMS by Cheryl Freier:
Download or read book THE DAY OF THE HIDDEN TRUTH POEMS written by Cheryl Freier and published by AuthorHouse. This book was released on 2013-06-06 with total page 118 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book is a fitting rendition of of our simple day-to-day thoughts on inspiration and hope. Yet, the book excels as a lasting memorial for my husband, Martin Freier, and as a fourth sequel to the historical, biographical series, which begins with the first book, The Grayling Hidden Truth Poems. Originally written to express heartfelt interest in Martin's struggle for survival as a young man in Nazi Slovakia, the four books evolved into a mystical expression of fear, hope, and inspiration. Even though this story is unmiquely Martin's story, the composite effect of all of the books enligtens us to think what if I were Martin. This to me is the therapeutic, soothing effects of the powerful message of hope for peace and faith in oneself that is beaded into the wonder of words of these books. It has been my pleasure to relate these journeys of life to you.
Summary Book Review The Hidden Truth by Ivan Joseph Markov:
Download or read book The Hidden Truth written by Ivan Joseph Markov and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on 2008-06-01 with total page 166 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The genre of the book is effectively spiritual while at the same time philosophical and should be read with this interest in mind. It has some 'heavy' themes and would best suit an adult reader but as easily could be appreciated by the curious teenager. The book attempts to unlock some of the 'great mysteries' of the world addressing difficult subjects such as 'the Jews', a place called Hell, what is the Church? Homosexuality, rebellion and sin. It directly addresses the mystery surrounding our spiritual relationship with our creator and the eternal destination of the soul. It also extends to orthodox themes such as truth, injustice and love.
Summary Book Review Light of the Northern Dancers by Robin F. Gainey:
Download or read book Light of the Northern Dancers written by Robin F. Gainey and published by Untreed Reads. This book was released on 2017-11-23 with total page 395 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Fiery aristocrat, Eden Rose, uprooted from her native Scotland, has tended a foundering marriage and failing ranch at the corner of Crazy Woman Creek and the Powder River for a decade. Best friend, backwoods spitfire Maddie True, has her own woes a few miles away: widowed with a passel of young children, and caretaker to her addled father. Abandoned by her husband during the height of Wyoming Territory’s worst drought in history, Eden depends on her inept brother, Aiden, to see her through the coming winter. But when he disappears into the wild Bighorn mountains, she shuns Maddie’s fearful cautions, teaming with enigmatic Lakota holy man, Intah, to find her brother before the wicked snow holds them all hostage. “Light of the Northern Dancers is a powerful novel of a woman’s journey, thought-provoking and unsettling in its authenticity and unflinching honesty.” — Susan Wiggs, NYT Bestselling Romance Author “Half of what happens to us may have reason, the rest is chaos. Robin F. Gainey’s second novel, Light of the Northern Dancers, has this brand of existentialism. It’ real and it doesn’t let go!” — Tom Skerritt, Award Winning Actor, Writer, Director
Download or read book Eden's Shadow written by Jenna Ryan and published by Harlequin. This book was released on 2012-02-15 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: KISSES AND CURSES MADE FOR BEWITCHING BEDFELLOWS Like a specter, Detective Armand LaMorte moved with the shadows, stealthy and secretive, and was an expert tracker. Crescent City criminals didn't have a chance when he was on their trail—and no woman had a chance of resisting his native-born allure…. Eden Bennett was no exception. In her darkest hours, Armand offered her strength and safety while a decades-old mystery threatened to destroy what was left of her family. Ensconced in Armand's cloak of security, she knew no danger. But a killer was closing in…on them both.
Summary Book Review The Impossible Way: The Way, The Truth & The Life (The Complete Trilogy) by Marcus A. Allen:
Download or read book The Impossible Way: The Way, The Truth & The Life (The Complete Trilogy) written by Marcus A. Allen and published by World Overcomers' Faith Ministry Publishing L.L.C.. This book was released on 2020-03-23 with total page 575 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The words of this book are based upon Christ’s declaration: “I am the way, the truth, and the life . . .” St. John 14:6. This Holy Ghost inspired book will have every reader reexamining their faith in Christ, their walk in God, and even the way they currently display God’s Agape love in this world.I am come unto you as a friend, and truly I write unto you in much fear and trembling in the Holy Ghost. I come not in mine own name, but in the name of him who has sent me to testify unto the truth; and in him is no lie, even he which is Jesus Christ, our Lord. Now there is utterly a fault in the church from the least to the greatest: those who preach haven’t been sent to preach, and those who teach have not the anointing; and those who prophesy unto you have prophesied a lie because they have altogether deceived the people; and because of your carrying away you shall be one with their damnation.While reading this book, you shall learn the truth of your God and Creator, and of his Son, Jesus Christ. You shall learn how to identify the voice of God in your hearing, and how he speaks to you. You will learn how and why the Lord, God is so attached to man, and why he loves man so much. You will learn why you must be born again; moreover, you will discover what it is you need to do (what's your part in the kingdom of God) to truly be a light to others in this world.You will discover the reason why both faith and love are the keys to life in the kingdom of God, and the role they play in salvation. You will learn how to properly utilize and deploy your faith in a powerful new way. And even though you might know the basics of faith, today you will learn why its works have been a great mystery to the church. Today we will unlock this mystery together, and you will find that you now, not only can please God, but that you will also learn how easy it is for you to do his will and overcome all things by faith. You will also learn who your heavenly Father really is, as you come to realize that he has been waiting a long to meet you.Above all else, you will learn the reasons why the miracles, spoken of in St. Mark 16:16-18., are not occurring in the church today, and why the ministers and preachers of our day have not been bringing forth the word with signs following as had the apostles. You will be taught many things that you may have never been taught in the church, or have been taught improperly; such as the Constancy, the Fidelity, and the Faithfulness of God in the reality of himself. You will learn not only what these words mean, but you will learn how to apply them to your life as you grow in Christ. Little children, I am only asking of you is to listen to his voice today. This book is a book of instructions given in hopes of making "YOU ALL" true Disciples of Christ. My one and only prayer for you all is that you don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn the truth about your heavenly Father, so that you do not go, The Impossible Way.
Summary Book Review Truth Must prevail 1, the mystery of godliness and the controversy of Jesus by Alphonse Sime Namanga:
Download or read book Truth Must prevail 1, the mystery of godliness and the controversy of Jesus written by Alphonse Sime Namanga and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: