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Testament to a New Dawn

By Michael Champion
  • ISBN Code: : 1839758147
  • Publisher : Grosvenor House Publishing
  • Pages : 880
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
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‘Testament to a New Dawn: Time of Revelation’ is a unique collection of transcribed messages from ascended masters and other non-physical intelligence. They are relayed through mind transference [trance] through the medium of Michael D Champion. The messages contain guidance, teaching, philosophy, mathematical formulations, parables and topical information all pertaining to our present way of life and how, if we continue upon our present course, it will affect not only the continued existence of the human race, but the whole of the planet and all life upon it. Some messages will seem quite harsh, but they are brought forward in a loving manner, just as a parent may speak to a wayward child to set him or her upon the correct path of life. It is time to learn to live together as one co-operative civilisation. If we could somehow achieve this, perhaps the suffering we see around the world at this time may be less. In the three volumes of 'Testament to a New Dawn' we are given hope of a new world to come, but it is only by learning from the past and our current situation, that we can move forward to a better future. The teachings given are profound and although there may appear to be a religious theme at times, this should not be shied away from. The messages are non-denominational and acknowledge that all faiths are as one. We must learn to recognise the universal consciousness that is attainable to everyone through prayer and meditation. The messages given in all three volumes of 'Testament to a New Dawn' are from beings who are desperately trying to gain our attention. Knowledge is key if we are to survive in the future.

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  • Pdf File: the-collected-works-of-witness-lee-1988-volume-4.pdf

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The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1988, volume 4, contains messages given by Brother Witness Lee from October 8, 1988, through January 29, 1989. In early October 1988 Brother Lee visited Taipei, Taiwan, for one month before traveling to Seoul, South Korea, and then back to Taipei, where he remained until the middle of November. He then returned to Anaheim, California, and remained there until the middle of December. During his time in Anaheim he also ministered in Pasadena, San Gabriel, and Monterey Park, California. In mid-December he traveled to Irving, Texas, and remained there through the early days of January 1989. The contents of this volume are divided into seventeen sections, as follows: 1. Four messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 8 through 10, 1988. These messages were previously published in Chinese and English in a book entitled A Timely Trumpeting and the Present Need and are included in this volume under the same title. 2. Five messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 14 through November 12, 1988. These messages are included in this volume under the title The Goal and Learning for the Service in the New Way. 3. Four messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 16 through November 13, 1988. These messages were previously published in Chinese and English in a book entitled The Perfecting of the Saints and the Building Up of the Body of Christ and are included in this volume under the same title. 4. Four messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 17 through November 14, 1988. These messages are included in this volume under the title The Practice of the New Way and the Organic Building Up of the Body of Christ. 5. Four messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 19 through November 16, 1988. These messages are included in this volume under the title Becoming Patterns of the Flock in Practicing the New Way for the Building Up of the Body of Christ. 6. Seven messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 20 through November 17, 1988. These messages were previously published in Chinese and English in a book entitled Messages in Preparation for the Spread of the Gospel and are included in this volume under the same title. 7. Six messages given in Chinese in Seoul, South Korea, on November 5 through 8, 1988. These messages were previously published in Chinese and English in a book entitled The Economy of God and the Building Up of the Body of Christ and are included in this volume under the same title. 8. Two messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, on November 12, 1988. These messages are included in this volume under the title The Key to the Success of the Practice of the New Way and of the Gospelization of Taiwan. 9. A message given in Chinese in Seoul, South Korea, on November 8, 1988. This message is included in this volume under the title The World Situation and the Preaching of the Gospel. 10. Five messages given in Pasadena, California, on November 25 through 27, 1988. These messages were previously published in a book entitled Further Light concerning the Building Up of the Body of Christ and are included in this volume under the same title. 11. A message given in San Gabriel, California, on November 27, 1988. This message is included in this volume under the title A Brief Word concerning the New Way and God's Oracle. 12. Two messages given in Chinese in Anaheim, California, on December 3 and 10, 1988. These messages are included in this volume under the title The Life by Which We Must Serve the Lord. 13. Six messages given in Anaheim, California, on December 9, 1988, through January 21, 1989. These messages were previously published in a book entitled The Excelling Gift for the Building Up of the Church and are included in this volume under the same title. 14. A message given in Monterey Park, California, on December 11, 1988. This message is included in this volume under the title Fellowship concerning All Saints Prophesying. 15. Six messages given in Irving, Texas, on December 18 and 31, 1988, and in San Diego, California, on January 27 through 29, 1989. These messages were previously published in a book entitled The Present Advance of the Lord's Recovery and are included in this volume under the same title. 16. A message given in Irving, Texas, on December 19, 1988. This message is included in this volume under the title Fellowship with Serving Ones. 17. Three messages given in Irving, Texas, on December 31, 1988, through January 2, 1989. These messages were previously published in a book entitled The Way to Practice the Lord's Present Recovery. They are included in The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1986, volume 3, as chapters 7 through 9 of Elders' Training, Book 9: The Eldership and the God-ordained Way (1). Therefore, they are not reprinted in this volume.

Reading the Old Testament

By Lawrence Boadt,Richard J. Clifford,Daniel J. Harrington
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  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Book Code : 1616436700
  • Total of Pages : 510
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 575
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Daily life in Ancient Israel - Great prophets including, Hosea, Amos, Isaiah - People and lands of the Old Testament.

Ex Auditu - Volume 09

By Klyne Snodgrass
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1498232469
  • Total of Pages : 164
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 271
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Read and download full book Ex Auditu - Volume 09

History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century

By J. H. Merle d'Aubigne
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1725288745
  • Total of Pages : 896
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 480
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Originally in five volumes this history of the Protestant Reformation still finds ready acceptance. As a popular work on the Reformation, it has had immense circulation in several languages. d’Aubigné’s description of the prominent events and personalities of the Reformation is marked by a lively style of writing, a certain picturesqueness, and powerful word painting. It captures the heartbeats of the Reformation. Characters such as Erasmus, Luther, Melanchthon, Farel, Calvin, Tetzel, and Eck sprint to life. Their personality traits and their roles in the drama of the Reformation are captured in lively detail.

The Religions of Japan, from the Dawn of History to the Era of Méiji

By William Elliot Griffis
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  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 386
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 511
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This book by a Christian missionary Herbert W. Page aimed to present the overall picture of the religious vies in the middle of the Victorian era. The author mentions that Japan at that time had already developed strong boundaries with China and India, yet not absorbed by them. This book is an interesting read in terms of the history of religion or a study of Orient cultures and customs.

The Interpretation of the Bible

By Joze Krasovec
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  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Book Code : 0567345637
  • Total of Pages : 1909
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 486
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This unique volume, nearly 2000 pages in length and handsomely printed on Bible paper, is perhaps the most comprehensive scholarly work of our time on the translation and interpretation of the Bible. At its core are papers presented to an international symposium in Ljubljana in September 1996 to mark the publication of the new Slovenian version of the Bible, a landmark in Slovene identity and cultural life. In addition, its distinguished editor, Joze Krasovec, has commissioned a wide range of contributions devoted to translations of the Bible in many languages, including the Slavonic languages, Croatian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish and the Scandinavian languages. The 82 chapters in this work, mostly in English, are divided into three parts. Part I, on ancient translations and hermeneutics of the Bible, contains contributions by M.-E. Boismard, S.P. Brock, K.J. Cathcart, R.P. Gordon, L.J. Grech, M. Hengel, O. Keel, J. Lust, E. Tov and others, with a notable comprehensive bibliographic survey of oriental Bible translations from the first millennium by M. van Esbroeck. Part II, on Slavonic and other translations of the Bible, includes the first detailed study of the history of the Slavonic Bible, by Francis J. Thomson (over 300 pp.). Part III, with essays by such scholars as J.H. Charlesworth, D.J.A. Clines, J. Gnilka, M. G÷rg, N. Lohfink and A.C. Thiselton, concerns the interpretation of the Bible in translation, philosophy, theology, art and music. In an appendix, a complete list of printed Bibles in languages throughout the world is presented for the first time.

The Maleness of Jesus

By Neil H. Williams
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1621898881
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 630
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At the center of Christianity is Jesus of Nazareth--whose maleness is used by many to justify the subordination of women and to emphasize that men, rather than women, better represent Jesus. This raises a number of questions that are the subject of this book. What is the significance of Jesus' maleness? Does it reveal the character of God? Is it foundational for the gospel? Is Jesus' maleness associated with an ongoing created order of male priority? Our answers will affect Christianity's task of love, justice, and reconciliation in a world that is characterized by the global marginalization, oppression, and abuse of women.

Light from the Ancient Past, Vol. 2

By Jack Finegan
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  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Book Code : 1400885914
  • Total of Pages : 500
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 794
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A photograph, map, or diagram illustrates the text for every site described in this pilgrimage to Palestine, beginning with places connected with John the Baptist and proceeding to Bethlehem and Nazareth, Samaria and Galilee, Jerash, Caesarea, Jericho, the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, and Emmaus. Each entry concludes with a brief bibliography of pertinent literature. Professor Finegan's knowledge of Christian theology and history plus his command of the archeology and topography of the Holy Land make his book an authoritative guide, a book for study and reference, and a volume for devotional reading. Originally published in 1969. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Old Testament Theology

By Ben C. Ollenburger
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  • Publisher : Eisenbrauns
  • Book Code : 1575060965
  • Total of Pages : 544
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 130
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In this extensively revised and updated edition of The Flowering of Old Testament Theology, Professor Ollenburger provides help for beginning theological students, who are frequently overwhelmed by the proliferation of volumes dealing with Old Testament theology, to say nothing of the variety of approaches used in these works. This textbook has been re-issued with a new title, Old Testament Theology: Flowering and Future. Selected essays include key theological statements of Otto Eissfeldt, Walther Eichrodt, Theodorus C. Vriezen, George E. Wright, Gerhard von Rad, Walther Zimmerli, John L. McKenzie, Ronald E. Clements, Walter C. Kaiser Jr., Samuel L. Terrien, Claus Westermann, Brevard S. Childs, Rolf Knierim, Horst D. Preuss, Walter Brueggemann, Paul R. House, Bernhard W. Anderson, Erhard S. Gerstenberger, Hartmut Gese, Phyllis Trible, Jon D. Levenson, John H. Sailhamer, Gunther H. Wittenberg, James Barr, R.W.L. Moberly, and Mark G. Brett. An appendix contains Johann P. Gabler's 1787 seminal essay on biblical theology. An extensive bibliography and indexes of authorities and Scripture references conclude the volume. - Publisher.