Men Of One Book

Author: Ian Maddock
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
ISBN: 0718892615
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Men Of One Book from the Author: Ian Maddock. Men of One Book is a guide to the contrastive ministries of the two most dominant preachers of the eighteen-century evangelical revival. In a wonderful comparative approach the author draws John Wesley and George Whitefields portraits and explores their lives and practices, as well as their relationship.

A Man Of One Book

Author: Donald A. Bullen
Publisher: Authentic Media
ISBN: 9781842275139
Size: 71.69 MB
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A Man Of One Book from the Author: Donald A. Bullen. John Wesley claimed to be a man of one book and early Wesley scholarship accepted uncritically that the Bible was his supreme authority. In the late twentieth-century American Wesley scholars discussed what has been termed the Wesley Quadrilateral (the authority of the Bible, tradition, reason and experience) and this to some extent does help explain the method by which Wesley read and interpreted the Bible. However, modern biblical reader-response criticism has drawn attention to the central role of the reader in his/her interpretation of scriptural texts. Donald Bullen argues that Wesley came to the Bible as a reader with the presuppositions of an eighteenth century High Church, Arminian Anglican, in which tradition he had grown up. He then found his beliefs confirmed in the scriptural text. Claiming to base all his beliefs on the Bible, he found himself in controversy with others who made similar claims but came to different conclusions. The implications of this are explored in depth.

Countdown

Author: Fern Michaels
Publisher: Zebra Books
ISBN: 1420134965
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Countdown from the Author: Fern Michaels. In the second episode of a spectacular new series from New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels, the men in the Sisterhood's lives join forces to protect the underdog and see justice served. . . It takes a special kind of man to love and be loved by one of the Sisterhood. The women's escapades have brought them worldwide fame and created a bond among their menfolk too. But now, Jack, Ted, Harry, Joe, Bert and Abner have formed a secret group of their own and they've got a project in mind—taking down some of Washington, D.C.'s most ruthless slum landlords. First step: making reparations to the tenants who've suffered. Second step: making sure the bad guys pay. Ted, Jack, and company must find a way to hit the villains where it hurts most. Good thing these modern-day Robin Hoods have learned from the best, and that the Sisterhood can always be counted on to help fight for what's right. . . 39,053 Words

A People Of One Book

Author: Timothy Larsen
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191614335
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A People Of One Book from the Author: Timothy Larsen. Although the Victorians were awash in texts, the Bible was such a pervasive and dominant presence that they may fittingly be thought of as 'a people of one book'. They habitually read the Bible, quoted it, adopted its phraseology as their own, thought in its categories, and viewed their own lives and experiences through a scriptural lens. This astonishingly deep, relentless, and resonant engagement with the Bible was true across the religious spectrum from Catholics to Unitarians and beyond. The scripture-saturated culture of nineteenth-century England is displayed by Timothy Larsen in a series of lively case studies of representative figures ranging from the Quaker prison reformer Elizabeth Fry to the liberal Anglican pioneer of nursing Florence Nightingale to the Baptist preacher C. H. Spurgeon to the Jewish author Grace Aguilar. Even the agnostic man of science T. H. Huxley and the atheist leaders Charles Bradlaugh and Annie Besant were thoroughly and profoundly preoccupied with the Bible. Serving as a tour of the diversity and variety of nineteenth-century views, Larsen's study presents the distinctive beliefs and practices of all the major Victorian religious and sceptical traditions from Anglo-Catholics to the Salvation Army to Spiritualism, while simultaneously drawing out their common, shared culture as a people of one book.

Astreya Book Ii

Author: Seymour Hamilton
Publisher: Cortero Publishing
ISBN: 9781611791914
Size: 29.67 MB
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Astreya Book Ii from the Author: Seymour Hamilton. In Book I: The Voyage South, Astreya leaves home, hungry for information about his father's mysterious origins. The crew of the Mollie abandons him in a strange land where only his new friends, Gar and Lindey, help him survive. Pursued by academics and thugs, Astreya flees with Lindey to Charton, only to find himself in the clutches of Adramin, his cousin, who is one of the Men of the Sea Astreya had wanted to know more about. In Book II: The Men of the Sea, Astreya learns from his grandfather Oron how to control his power over the shipstones aboard the great ship Cygnus. He still yearns for Lindey, left on shore against her will. Trying to purge a nagging guilt, Roaring Jack sails the Mollie south again, and this time Astreya's friend Cam is a stowaway. Adramin does everything he can to make Astreya fail. At The City of the Sea, the lawful meeting place of the great ships, family politics turn violent, with tragic consequences. Astreya must hurry to protect Lindey from his marauding uncle Mufrid, who wants the stone Gar gave her. A day-and-night sailing duel, a battle at sea, a shipwreck, a fight in a pub, escapes by sea and secret passage, help from unexpected allies and treachery from family all take their toll on Astreya and his friends. Astreya and Lindey face even more dangers and deceptions before the final conflict in Book III of The Astreya Trilogy: The Wanderer's Curse. "Hamilton has an intuitive grasp of story... Astreya is a work of great power, insight, and ferocious imagination... I recommend it unreservedly." - Spider Robinson, Nebula and Three-time Hugo Award Winner, Recipient of the Heinlein Lifetime Achievement Award "The books feature a pirate, knife fights and muchmore as factions within the ruling family of the Men of the Sea struggle for supremacy... Hamilton has produced a set of well-rounded characters whom you can empathize with and they are pacey novels which are hard to put down." - David Hayes, HistoricNavalFiction.com"

Hide And Seek Men Of Honor Book 2

Author: Rhonda Lott
Publisher: BookRix
ISBN: 3743808838
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Hide And Seek Men Of Honor Book 2 from the Author: Rhonda Lott. Hide and Seek There is no where you can hide that I won’t seek. Dawn Collins’ life on the run was over, or so she thought. A father with the desperate desire for her blood has his target set on her. If she can stay out of his clutches long enough, then maybe she can live to see another day. Kane McAdams lives on the edge. He didn’t run from death, he chased it daily. When his life was threatened he could care less, but when his beauty was targeted, Kane’s killer instinct kicked into overdrive. The only thing hotter than the killers rage is Kane and Dawn’s unstoppable passion, but how can they survive? They can’t hide forever. Standalone novella, no cliffhangers. For 18 and older.

Thin Ice Men Of Valor Book 2

Author: Irene Hannon
Publisher: Revell
ISBN: 1493401696
Size: 66.38 MB
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Thin Ice Men Of Valor Book 2 from the Author: Irene Hannon. After losing her parents in a car accident and her sister to a house fire, Christy Reed has been mired in grief. Life is finally starting to feel normal again when an envelope arrives in the mail--addressed in her sister's handwriting. And the note inside claims she is still alive. FBI Special Agent Lance McGregor, a former Delta Force operator, is assigned to reopen the case, but he's coming up with more questions than answers. If Ginny Reed is still alive--who is the woman buried in her grave? Where is Ginny? And is Christy a pawn in a twisted cat-and-mouse game--or the target of a sinister plot? As he digs deeper, one thing becomes clear: whoever is behind the bizarre ruse has a deadly agenda. Bestselling author and two-time Christy Award finalist Irene Hannon warms readers' hearts as they root for a romance between Lance and Christy, but she pulls out all the stops as this high-stakes thriller chills to the bone in a race to the finish.

Men Of Green Lake Book 2 The Trial

Author: Cameron Dingerson
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 132964574X
Size: 19.22 MB
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Men Of Green Lake Book 2 The Trial from the Author: Cameron Dingerson. Bill Johnson thought the world would be saved when the whites left, notorious serial killer, Jason Beal's eyes. But, when his widow sues Johnson for wrongfully accusing her husband, and when a new corpse arrives at the morgue, Bill Johnson has to find out who the real killer is, before the jury says he's guilty.

John Stuart Mill

Author: John Cunningham Wood
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415069434
Size: 74.81 MB
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John Stuart Mill from the Author: John Cunningham Wood.