A History of God: the 4000-year quest of Judaism, by Karen Armstrong

By Karen Armstrong

"An admirable and bold paintings of synthesis that might supply perception and delight to millions of lay readers."THE WASHINGTON publish e-book WORLDIn this stunningly clever e-book, Karen Armstrong, certainly one of Britain's premiere commentators on spiritual affairs, lines the historical past of ways women and men have perceived and skilled God, from the time of Abraham to the current. From classical philsophy and medieval mysticism to the Reformation, the Enlightenment, and the trendy age of skepticism, Karen Armstrong plays the close to miracle of distilling the highbrow historical past of monotheism into one beautifully readable quantity, destined to take its position as a vintage.

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Whispers of the Shepherd by Y. M. Tikkun

By Y. M. Tikkun

He makes me lie down in eco-friendly pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. (Ps. 23:2) "Comfort foodstuff for the soul" is tips to describe this glorious number of tales that would encourage and inspire your center. utilizing vibrant note photographs, Y.M. Tikkun illustrates how life's complex info are woven by means of God's hand, reminding us of His intimate involvement in all points of our lives. the writer, a Messianic Jew and instructor, has carried the message of God's love and energy around the globe for almost two decades. The tales she stocks are gripping but mild, uncomplicated but deep, strong but candy to the soul. there's no doubt that you're going to take pleasure in her encouraging kind and the phrases of loving guide she brings from the throne of His grace. This e-book is stuffed with appealing imagery and soothing prose that you're going to end up repeating frequently and to others.

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Curse Tablets and Binding Spells from the Ancient World by John G. Gager

By John G. Gager

Within the historical Greco-Roman international, it was once universal perform to curse or bind an enemy or rival via writing an incantation on a pill and dedicating it to a god or spirit. those curses or binding spells, normally known as defixiones have been meant to convey people less than the ability and keep an eye on of these who commissioned them. greater than one thousand such texts, written among the fifth Century B.C.E. and the fifth Century C.E., were stumbled on from North Africa to England, and from Syria to Spain. Extending into each point of historical life--athletic and theatrical competitions, judicial court cases, amorous affairs, enterprise rivalries, and the restoration of stolen property--they make clear a brand new measurement of classical research formerly inaccessible. right here, for the 1st time, those texts were translated into English with a considerable translator's advent revealing the cultural, social, and old context for the texts. This e-book will curiosity historians, classicists, students of faith, and people all in favour of historic magic.

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Seven Sacraments by Anselm Grun

By Anselm Grun

A sacrament in keeping with St. Thomas Aquinas is ''the signal of a sacred factor in as far as it sanctifies men.'' St Augustine known as it ''a obvious kind of an invisible grace.'' The sacraments are necessary to the lifetime of the Church in such a lot traditions yet they ha

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Prayers That Avail Much for Women by Germaine Copeland

By Germaine Copeland

With greater than four million copies bought within the sequence, Prayers That Avail a lot for ladies, choked with the vintage scriptural prayers that readers love, is now to be had in a straightforward paperback. this gorgeous prayer booklet, designed only for girls, is an necessary advisor to praying successfully in line with God's will and seeing striking effects! those strong, scriptural prayers might help readers observe God's top for them, their relatives, and their group in way of life, in all types of situations particularly once they don t recognize what to hope! God's be aware is His will and as readers pray His note for his or her lives, they are often guaranteed of the reply. This presentation, particularly geared for girls, bargains the chance to event the superb and life-transforming strength of praying God's most sensible over their lives.

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365 Affirmations for Hopeful Living by Patricia D. Brown

By Patricia D. Brown

"How do I make fit decisions?" "What does loving my neighbor mean?" " How do I give up to God?" Do you usually wonder whether you are the just one being affected by questions like those? you are not on my own. Patricia D. Brown is helping you discover the solutions to those questions and plenty of extra as she publications you thru twelve months of renewal to your spirit. every one uplifting meditation starts off with a Scripture examining and ends with an confirmation for mirrored image and prayer.

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52 Heart Lifters for Difficult Times. Promises of Hope and by Diana Savage

By Diana Savage

Is your middle harassed by means of loss, rejection, or maybe discouragement as a result of different Christians or a church? in case you ask yourself, "How am i able to belief God with my hurts?" Diana Savage invitations you to resume your desire and begin your emotional and religious therapeutic during this year-long collecting of inspiring devotions and phrases of encouragement.

Your heart's inner most questions are met with wish- and humor-filled meditations and existence illustrations.

  • How am i able to repair the enjoyment of my religion whilst lifestyles is challenging?

  • How do I heal and forgive if i have been permit down by way of believers?

  • Is convenience in God attainable while i think far away from him?

    Whether you or anyone on your lifestyles faces disappointment, uncertainty, or discontentment—52 Heart-Lifters for tough Times bargains phrases of encouragement to aid a center in each season event religious therapeutic and consider secure in Jesus' love and care once more.

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