They Who Give From Evil

Author: Brenda Llewellyn Ihssen
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
ISBN: 0227173988
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They Who Give From Evil from the Author: Brenda Llewellyn Ihssen. The purpose of 'They Who Give from Evil' is to consider the financial and salvific implications of usury on the community and the individual soul as it is addressed within the sermons of a selection of early Christian Greek authors, in the historical context of the fourth century Roman Empire. Although focusing on two Greek texts, St. Basil's Homily on Psalm Fourteen and Against Those Who Practice Usury by St. Gregory of Nyssa, Ihssen is able to shed fascinating insight on Roman life and illustrate the rich social justice theologies of the patristic world.

Deliver Us From Evil

Author: Richard L. Greaves
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195039858
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Deliver Us From Evil from the Author: Richard L. Greaves. After more than two decades of unprecedented political, social, and religious upheaval, revolutionary thought and activity in Britain continued to thrive even after the restoration of the monarchy in 1660. This highly original study, which draws on the reports of both police and informers, follows the "radical underground" in England from the eve of the Restoration to the collapse of the northern rebellion in 1663. In a tale that winds its way across England and into Scotland, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Switzerland, Greaves examines how radicals remained united in their common animosity to monarchy, prelacy, taxes, and popery. Although ultimately unsuccessful, their conspiracies and rebellions nonetheless fueled the drive for the repression of Nonconformists, prompted the state to cultivate an elaborate network of informers, and heightened the concern for domestic security.


Author: Susan R. Holman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190228237
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Beholden from the Author: Susan R. Holman. Winner of the 2016 Grawemeyer Award in Religion Global health efforts today are usually shaped by two very different ideological approaches: a human rights-based approach to health and equity-often associated with public health, medicine, or economic development activities; or a religious or humanitarian "aid" approach motivated by personal beliefs about charity, philanthropy, missional dynamics, and humanitarian "mercy." The underlying differences between these two approaches can create tensions and even outright hostility that undermines the best intentions of those involved. In Beholden: Religion, Global Health, and Human Rights, Susan R. Holman--a scholar in both religion and the history of medicine--challenges this traditional polarization by telling stories designed to help shape a new perspective on global health, one that involves a multidisciplinary integration of religion and culture with human rights and social justice. The book's six chapters range broadly, describing pilgrimage texts in the Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, and Islamic traditions; the effect of ministry and public policy on nineteenth-century health care for the poor; the story of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as it shaped economic, social, and cultural rights; a "religious health assets" approach based in Southern Africa; and the complex dynamics of gift exchange in the modern faith-based focus on charity, community, and the common good. Holman's study serves as an insightful guide for students and practitioners interested in improving and broadening the scope of global health initiatives, with an eye towards having the greatest impact possible.

Divine Providence

Publisher: The Swedenborg Society
ISBN: 9780854480364
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Deliverance From Evil Load

Author: Dr. D. K. Olukoya
Publisher: Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries
ISBN: 9788021883
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Deliverance From Evil Load from the Author: Dr. D. K. Olukoya. Many people are laboring under demonic bondage. Some are carrying heavy burdens while some have the yoke of the enemy upon their necks. As a result of all these, the affected persons cannot make headway in life. Theirs have become lives of failures, defeat and sorrow. if you are involved in any of these, solution has come. This book shows you how you can be delivered completely from evil load limiting your life.

The Autobiography Of God

Author: Julius Lester
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1429937408
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The Autobiography Of God from the Author: Julius Lester. Rebecca Nachman is a Rabbi without a synagogue. Having resigned from her dwindling congregation, she now works as a college counselor at a small Vermont college advising students about private matters and offering the "Jewish perspective" on issues raised at faculty dinner parties. Deeply lonely and on the edge of losing her faith, she comes into possession of a Torah, the last relic of Czechowa, a village of Polish Jews who were exterminated by the Nazis. With the Torah, the unquiet spirits of the village dead begin to visit Rebecca. On one visit they leave a manuscript written in Hebrew and titled My Life, an autobiography by God who, like any eager author, is seeking a sympathetic reader. No one has ever finished reading the manuscript, including Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther, Maimonides, and Augustine. God thinks Rebecca will. Rebecca's life is further complicated when one of her advisees-a troubled young woman who seemed on the verge of confessing something-is found murdered. As the college struggles to comprehend the tragedy and a police investigation is launched, Rebecca begins reading, and so comes to confront the central challenge to her faith in His most troubling and unlikely incarnation. Julius Lester's first adult novel in more than a decade, The Autobiography of God marks the return of an utterly original and provocative voice in American letters, addressing religion with wicked humor and profound reverence.

Chapters Xvii Xx

Author: Emanuel Swedenborg
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Chapters Xvii Xx from the Author: Emanuel Swedenborg.

Delivered From Evil

Author: Rick Joyner
Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers
ISBN: 0768497310
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Delivered From Evil from the Author: Rick Joyner. The Church, in its present state, will not survive much longer. We are in need of a radical change! In Delivered from Evil, his third book in a series on spiritual warfare, Rick Joyner demonstrates how this change will include dismantling the strongholds of fear, confusion and human idealism. He directs Christians to the greatest weapons in their spiritual arsenal: love, humility and restoration. Delivered From Evil heralds the new breed of leadership who will embody these qualities, teaches the biblical meaning of true apostolic calling, and shows how the last day Church will draw people back to the heart of God.