War And Worship

Author: Susan Möller-Wiering
Publisher: Oxbow Books
ISBN: 1842174282
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War And Worship from the Author: Susan Möller-Wiering. War and Worship concerns textile deposits from the bog sites of Thorsberg in Germany and Nydam, Vimose and Illerup Ådal in Denmark. All four sites are well-known for containing a substantial amount of archaeological materials, particularly weapons, but they also contain, as integral parts of the weapon deposits, a smaller number of preserved textiles, which nevertheless constitute outstanding assemblages. With the exception of Thorsberg, publications dealing particularly with textiles from weapon deposits are almost non-existent. The textiles from each site are analysed, then compared to one another and described as a unit characterising the particular site. Comparisons are then made between the four sites, with emphasis on the overall context. A final chapter by Lise Ræder Knudsen analyses tablet-woven textiles in the deposits, a textile technique used to make bands, edges and borders. Although the state of preservation of the textiles at the different locations varies hugely, the research has extracted a large amount of information allowing conclusions on status, origin, function and role in the deposits to be drawn. The fabrics presented here were, unquestionably, consecrated textiles. They had been worn by the defeated foreign warriors during the battle and were considered worthy as sacrificial offerings to the gods. Some individual high-status textiles were perceived to have a value comparable to certain metal items. Others - probably the majority - were used for covering and wrapping other offerings for the subsequent sacrifice. All were committed to the lakes in a sacred act of remembrance to celebrate victorious battles.

War And Worship

Author: Henry Bedlow
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9781334672842
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War And Worship from the Author: Henry Bedlow. Excerpt from War and Worship: A Poem Or slavery so debased the man That bugle-blast and rataplan Signal for Riot, not for War? Or, feudatory forces spent, Do serfs behold with ravished eyes The light of Freedom's dawn, and rise Rejoicing in the glad portent? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Worship Civil War And Community 1638 1660

Author: Chris R. Langley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317289773
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Worship Civil War And Community 1638 1660 from the Author: Chris R. Langley. This is the first study of the interaction between warfare and national religious practice during the British Civil Wars. Using hundreds of neglected local documents, this work explores the manner in which civil conflict, invasion and military occupation affected religious practice. As Churches elsewhere in Britain and Ireland were dismantled and the country was invaded by a foreign English army, mid-seventeenth-century Scotland provides an important, yet neglected, point of entry in exploring the intersection between early modern warfare and religious practice. The book establishes a fresh way of looking at the conflicts of the mid-seventeenth century. No other study has explored how soldiers were quartered or marched in close proximity to parish worship, how their presence affected worship patterns and how the very idea of conflict in the mid-seventeenth century impacted upon the day-to-day lives of worshippers. Using the signing of the National Covenant in 1638 as its starting point, this perspective emphasises flexibility in religious practice and the dialogue between local communities, religious leaders and troops as a critical element in the experience of war.

Make Love Make War

Author: Brian Doerksen
Publisher: David C Cook
ISBN: 9781434700438
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Make Love Make War from the Author: Brian Doerksen. Worship elevates us into God's presence, renews our spirits, and expresses our deepest love for our Savior. Yet worship can also be a call to arms, a battle cry, a salvo in an ancient spiritual struggle. Acclaimed songwriter Brian Doerksen believes that God is calling us to both love and to battle. To spread peace and wage spiritual warfare. We do this through how we live, how we serve Him, and how we protect and fight for what matters most. For Brian, music was his answer to this provocative call. Now Brian shares the stories and inspirations behind some of today's most acclaimed songs of worship, including "Come, Now is the Time to Worship," "Hallelujah (Your Love is Amazing)," and "With All My Affection." Brian shares rich truths and insights that informed twelve of his greatest songs, and offers special tips for aspiring songwriters. Readers will be encouraged to wage spiritual war and share His love through a life of radical worship.

War Against The Idols

Author: Carlos M. N. Eire
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521379847
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War Against The Idols from the Author: Carlos M. N. Eire. Calling attention to the importance of the idolatry issue during the Reformation, this study traces the development of Protestant iconoclastic theology and practice and lays a foundation for understanding the conflicting Reformed ideology.

Beyond The Worship Wars

Author: Thomas G. Long
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1566994764
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Beyond The Worship Wars from the Author: Thomas G. Long. Almost every congregation is experiencing tension over worship. Many congregations have been participating in a renaissance of worship known as the "liturgical movement" and have reclaimed worship forms that have served the church for centuries. Yet because the church today is operating in a radically changed cultural environment, many people in our society do not understand liturgical worship and thus we must find language, music, themes, and images that speak to the unchurched, spiritually seeking person. In Beyond the Worship Wars, Thomas G. Long discusses the nine characteristics of vital and faithful worship practiced by a wide range of "third-way" congregations—all characteristics that make for vital and faithful worshi

The Worship Warrior

Author: Chuck D. Pierce
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458795772
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The Worship Warrior from the Author: Chuck D. Pierce. According to the authors, the Church is being prepared to enter its most dynamic season of warfare, worship and harvest. The key to victory during this time will be our worship. When we praise God, He comes into our midst and manifests His rule and authority in our environment. He actually abides with us and ''seats'' Himself in the very center of our lives to lead us in the paths He chooses for us. When we ascend in worship we go to the throne of God and receive our stategy from Him to fulfill His purposes on Earth. In effect, we align with God's purposes and then we descend with our marching orders to accomplish those purposes. The result of this supernatural p process will be a great harvest of souls for God's kingdom.

Worship Wars In Early Lutheranism

Author: Joseph Herl
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195348309
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Worship Wars In Early Lutheranism from the Author: Joseph Herl. How important was music to Martin Luther? Drawing on hundreds of liturgical documents, contemporary accounts of services, books on church music, and other sources, Joseph Herl rewrites the history of music and congregational song in German Lutheran churches. Herl traces the path of music and congregational song in the Lutheran church from the Reformation to 1800, to show how it acquired its reputation as the "singing church." In the centuries after its founding, in a debate that was to have a strong impact on Johann Sebastian Bach and his contemporaries, the Lutheran church was torn over a new style of church music that many found more entertaining than devotional. By the end of the eighteenth century, Lutherans were trying to hold their own against a new secularism, and many members of the clergy favored wholesale revision or even abandonment of the historic liturgy in order to make worship more relevant in contemporary society. Herl paints a vivid picture of these developments, using as a backdrop the gradual transition from a choral to a congregational liturgy. The author eschews the usual analyses of musical repertoire and deals instead with events, people and ideas, drawing readers inside the story and helping them sense what it must have been like to attend a Lutheran church in the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries. Parallel developments in Catholic churches are discussed, as are the rise of organ accompaniment of hymns and questions of musical performance practice. Although written with academic precision, the writing is clear and comprehensible to the nonspecialist, and entertaining anecdotes abound. Appendixes include translations of several important historical documents and a set of tables outlining the Lutheran mass as presented in 172 different liturgical orders. The bibliography includes 400 Lutheran church orders and reports of ecclesiastical visitations read by the author.

Congolese Grandpa

Author: Shannon Buchbach
ISBN: 9780994424235
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Congolese Grandpa from the Author: Shannon Buchbach. Evariste: doctor, drafted politician, political refugee, father, farmer and community worker. He once worshiped his ancestors and turned to witchcraft for healing. He has had multiple wives, many children and countless grandchildren. A man who has seen brutality inflicted upon the innocent and corrupt men rise to power, yet walked true to his beliefs. His life was transformed when he discovered God and he now preaches at every turn. Today he is in his eighties, but he is not above climbing onto the back of a motorbike for his community development work. He is determined that his beloved nation will reach its potential. In this gripping biography, Shannon Buchbach captures all the fascinating intrigue of Evariste's life and the greater happenings in the Democratic Republic of Congo whilst remaining true to the tale's personal heartbeat. Author proceeds go back to the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Please note that this is the black and white edition, including internal images. A coloured edition is also available for purchase.