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From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: A Biographical History of Christian Missions
From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya
A Biographical History of Christian Missions
Paperback      ISBN: 0310459311
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A History of the Jewish People
A History of the Jewish People
Paperback      ISBN: 0674397312
A comprehensive, detailed survey of Jewish politics, religion, economics, and society and of Jewish life and achievement, from the second millennium B.C. through the Diaspora, and in the state of Israel
Sadhana: A Way to God
Sadhana
A Way to God
Paperback      ISBN: 0385196148
A series of spiritual exercises which combine Eastern meditation techniques with Christian prayer is designed to aid in achieving inner peace
The Gilgamesh Epic and Old Testament Parallels
The Gilgamesh Epic and Old Testament Parallels
Paperback      ISBN: 0226323986
Cuneiform records made some three thousand years ago are the basis for this essay on the ideas of death and the afterlife and the story of the flood which were current among the ancient peoples of the Tigro-Euphrates Valley. With the same careful scholarship shown in his previous volume, The Babylonian Genesis, Heidel interprets the famous Gilgamesh Epic and other related Babylonian and Assyrian documents. He compares them with corresponding portions of the Old Testament in order to determine the inherent historical relationship of Hebrew and Mesopotamian ideas.
Creeds of the Churches: A Reader in Christian Doctrine, from the Bible to the Present
Creeds of the Churches
A Reader in Christian Doctrine, from the Bible to the Present
Paperback      ISBN: 0804205264
Christ the Center
Christ the Center
Paperback      ISBN: 0060608110
Probes basic Christological questions by examining the historical Christ and his role in religion together with the form of the present Christ and His place at the center of history and human existence
Search for the Twelve Apostles
Search for the Twelve Apostles
Paperback      ISBN: 0842358390
Profiles the twelve apostles, discussing what happened to the men who answered Jesus' call to follow him, the impact they had on the world, and what they did after Jesus' resurrection and ascension.
Light and the Glory
Light and the Glory
Paperback      ISBN: 0800750543
Reexamines the history of early America, from Columbus's voyages through the War for Independence
The Universe Is a Green Dragon: A Cosmic Creation Story
The Universe Is a Green Dragon
A Cosmic Creation Story
Paperback      ISBN: 0939680149
Communicating his ideas in the form of a classical dialogue between a youth and a wise elder, cosmologist Brian Swimme crafts a fascinating exploration into the creativity suffusing the universe. His explication of the fundamental powers of the cosmos is mystical and ecstatic and points directly to the need to activate one's own creative powers.
Halley's Bible Handbook: Classic Edition
Halley's Bible Handbook
Classic Edition
Hardcover      ISBN: 0310257204
Offers commentary on selected verses of the Bible, includes historical and archaeological background information, and briefly summarizes church history