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Daughter Zion Talks Back to the Prophets

By Carleen Mandolfo
  • ISBN Code: : 1589832477
  • Publisher : Society of Biblical Lit
  • Pages : 149
  • Category : Religion
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Daughter Zion Talks Back to the Prophets offers a new theological reading of the book of Lamentations by putting the female voice of chapters 1–2 into dialogue with the divine voice of prophetic texts in which God represents the people Israel as his wife and indicts them/her for being unfaithful to him. In Lam 1–2 we hear the “wife” talk back, and from her words we get an entirely different picture of the conflict showcased through this marriage metaphor. Mandolfo thus presents a feminist challenge to biblical hegemony and patriarchy and reconstrues biblical authority to contribute to the theological concerns of a postcolonial world.

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  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 814
  • Pdf File: narrative-desire-and-the-book-of-ruth.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Stephanie Day Powell illuminates the myriad forms of persuasion, inducement, discontent, and heartbreak experienced by readers of Ruth. Writing from a lesbian perspective, Powell draws upon biblical scholarship, contemporary film and literature, narrative studies, feminist and queer theories, trauma studies and psychoanalytic theory to trace the workings of desire that produced the book of Ruth and shaped its history of reception. Wrestling with the arguments for and against reading Ruth as a love story between women, Powell gleans new insights into the ancient world in which Ruth was written. Ruth is known as a tale of two courageous women, the Moabite Ruth and her Israelite mother-in-law Naomi. As widows with scarce means of financial or social support, Ruth and Naomi are forced to creatively subvert the economic and legal systems of their day in order to survive. Through exceptional acts of loyalty, they, along with their kinsman Boaz, re-establish the bonds of family and community, while preserving the line of Israel's great king David. Yet for many, the story of Ruth is deeply dissatisfying. Scholars increasingly recognize how Ruth's textual “gaps” and ambiguities render conventional interpretations of the book's meaning and purpose uncertain. Feminist and queer interpreters question the appropriation of a woman's story to uphold patriarchal institutions and heteronormative values. Such avenues of inquiry lend themselves to questions of narrative desire, that is, the study of how stories frame our desires and how our own complex longings affect the way we read.

Bach's Cycle, Mozart's Arrow

By Karol Berger
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  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Book Code : 9780520933699
  • Total of Pages : 444
  • Category : Music
  • Members : 952
  • Pdf File: bach-s-cycle-mozart-s-arrow.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In this erudite and elegantly composed argument, Karol Berger uses the works of Monteverdi, Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven to support two groundbreaking claims: first, that it was only in the later eighteenth century that music began to take the flow of time from the past to the future seriously; second, that this change in the structure of musical time was an aspect of a larger transformation in the way educated Europeans began to imagine and think about time with the onset of modernity, a part of a shift from the premodern Christian outlook to the modern post-Christian worldview. Until this historical moment, as Berger illustrates in his analysis of Bach's St. Matthew Passion, music was simply "in time." Its successive events unfolded one after another, but the distinction between past and future, earlier and later, was not central to the way the music was experienced and understood. But after the shift, as he finds in looking at Mozart's Don Giovanni, the experience of linear time is transformed into music's essential subject matter; the cycle of time unbends and becomes an arrow. Berger complements these musical case studies with a rich survey of the philosophical, theological, and literary trends influencing artists during this period.

12 Psalm 1-75

By 이상현
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  • Publisher : 기독출판 소금
  • Book Code : 9791190104944
  • Total of Pages : 1335
  • Category : Bibles
  • Members : 246
  • Pdf File: 12-psalm-1-75.pdf

Book Short Summary:

판권지 KJV Reference Bible 12 Psalm 1-75 발행일 2021년 8월 30일 발행처 기독출판 소금 광주광역시 광산구 사암로57번길 20-11 이상현 010-2491-4620 등록일 2014년 10월 1일 가격 2,000원 ISBN 979-11-90104-82-1 세트 979-11-90104-94-4 작성한 저작물에 대한 저작권 기타 지적재산권은 기독출판 소금에 있습니다. 이용자는 기독출판 소금이 제공하는 서비스를 이용함으로써 얻은 정보를 사전 승낙없이 복제, 송신, 출판, 배포, 방송 기타 방법에 의하여 영리목적으로 이용하거나 제3자에게 이용하게 하여서는 안됩니다.

The King James Version of the Bible

By Authorized Version
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  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Book Code : 1528785916
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Bibles
  • Members : 157
  • Pdf File: the-king-james-version-of-the-bible.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Classic Books Library presents this brand new edition of The King James Bible, originally completed in 1611. In 1604, King James I of England ordered that a new English version of the Bible be translated. This version, sometimes referred to as the Authorised Version, includes the 39 books of the Old Testament, the 14 books of the Apocrypha, and the 27 books of the New Testament. The translation was completed by 47 Church of England scholars over 7 years, and it is believed that King James intended the new version to reassert and ensure the future of the Church of England’s ecclesiological longevity. As part of our Classic Books Library, we are republishing this classic text in a beautiful, high quality and affordable edition.

The Holy Bible

By Covenant Christian Coalition
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  • Publisher : Covenant Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 777
  • Category : Bibles
  • Members : 176
  • Pdf File: the-holy-bible.pdf

Book Short Summary:

THE LSV IS FINALLY HERE: A BRAND NEW, LITERAL, EASY-TO-READ TRANSLATION OF THE COMPLETE HOLY BIBLE—BOTH OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS. This is the first edition of the LSV available for Google Play. The LSV is published by Covenant Press, the publishing arm of the Covenant Christian Coalition. *A modern, literal, word-for-word (formal equivalence) English translation of the Holy Scriptures utilizing English word rearrangement when necessitated for readability. The LSV is the most literal translation of The Holy Bible, with significant improvement over previous literal translations, including Robert Young’s excellent Young’s Literal Translation. *Preservation of verb tenses wherever possible. *Utilization of the transliterated Tetragrammaton in the Old Testament. All uppercase LORD is used in the New Testament when a reference to YHWH is likely. *Removal of many Hebrew and Greek transliterations; remember, transliterations are generally not translations. *Unlike most translations, justified typographic alignment consistent with the style of the original Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek biblical autographs. The ancient caesura mark is used for easy readability of poetic literature such as the Psalms. *Inclusion of the verses found in older English translations such as the King James Version (KJV) that are not found in many modern translations; and inclusion of the alternative LXX Genesis chronology set next to the MT. These are contained within bolded double brackets for distinction. *Capitalized pronouns and other nounal forms when referring to God, Christ, or the Holy Spirit. References to the Messenger of the LORD are also capitalized when the subject appears to be a clear reference to God or the Messiah (as found in translations such as the NKJV). The goal of any good translation is to produce a readable text that preserves the original autographic meaning and comes as close as possible to translating, word-for-word, manuscripts that accurately represent the original writings. It’s with this goal in mind that the Literal Standard Version (LSV) was written—a modern, yet literal English translation based upon the most prolific texts: the Masoretic Text (MT) for the Old Testament and the Textus Receptus (TR) and Majority Text (M) for the New. However, in certain, specific instances other manuscript versions and text-types are used where the evidence seems incontrovertible (e.g., the LXX and DSS in the Hebrew and Aramaic; the Alexandrian in the Greek). ANOTHER TRANSLATION, WHY? There have been a slew of new English translations in the past half-century, which may cause some to wonder why the need for another. The translators agree with the premise that different translations can serve different demographics and different reading levels to maximize exposure to God’s word. In this sense, the LSV is not a competitor to other excellent translations, but is complimentary. As the most literal modern English translation, the LSV is an excellent resource for deep and thoughtful Bible study and research, essentially an interlinear in terms of word-for-word translation, but arranged with English sentence structure.

Rise and Fall of the Usa

By Dean P. Andrews
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  • Publisher : Inspiring Voices
  • Book Code : 1462411533
  • Total of Pages : 316
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 913
  • Pdf File: rise-and-fall-of-the-usa.pdf

Book Short Summary:

If you believe that God is not dead, then who is He and what does He do? Does He take an active role of a father to provide for us, nurture us, and teach us? In my first bookWhen God Speaks, Who Will Listen?I discussed how our Father has nurtured me. I have had many unexpected encounters with Him where He has taught me through prophecy, spiritual language, and most of all, the written word that He has given us through holy men. My latest encounter lasted over eight years. He graciously opened my eyes to many mysteries and directed me to write several books of what He revealed. This book is part of what I was shown. God is our Father. Without Him we would not exist. He first gave birth to us as a spiritual being, creating us in the image of Himself. Then we were born of a woman by His design to become a living soul. He is responsible for the welfare of each of His children. He takes this very seriously. Throughout the history of this world, He has acted through certain men like Adam, Noah, and Melchizedek to accomplish His plan for us. He also worked through a man named Abram to form a nation of people He could use for the benefit of all of His children. Through Isaiah and other Prophets He told how His work with these children is not yet complete. He revealed how Jerusalem is not the only city of God, and the descendants of Abraham are not His only people. He has also formed nations of people upon the land of America. This book tells what our Father wants us to hear at this time about these people.

The Abc User Friendly Bible

  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 1973680041
  • Total of Pages : 850
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 852
  • Pdf File: the-abc-user-friendly-bible.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Finally, a Bible you already have the knowledge to navigate and not get lost. This is an open door to feeling confident and at peace about your ability to find your way through all 66 books. Without spending years studying Bible history and memorizing, in order, the daunting list of the book names, you can be in control of your search Now!

Our Divine Parent

By Joshua Joel Spoelstra
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1725267624
  • Total of Pages : 132
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 610
  • Pdf File: our-divine-parent.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Our Divine Parent traces the metaphorical theme of God’s burgeoning family that spans the entire Bible. The family of God is a place of being, belonging, and becoming; and relationship with the Triune God as Divine Parent is characteristic of value and dignity, provision and protection, transformation and maturation, purpose and calling. Not merely a series of events relegated to the past, the family of God is an ongoing, present phenomenon—a salvation-relationship into which God invites all peoples to be adopted, redeemed children of God.

Fire and Bread

By Ruth Burgess
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  • Publisher : Wild Goose Publications
  • Book Code : 1849520089
  • Total of Pages : 100
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 853
  • Pdf File: fire-and-bread.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Prayers, responses, liturgies, songs, poems, reflections, meditations, sermons and stories, covering the weeks from Easter Day to Trinity Sunday, including Ascension Day, Pentecost, Saints' days, Rogation days, environmental days and many more.