• The Best of Everything: A Novel (The Reverend Curtis Black Series)

    By Kimberla Lawson Roby

    The Best of Everything is the most effective issues you’ll wear your buying checklist this week.”

    Tennessee Tribune

     

    Readers who simply can’t get sufficient of the Reverend Curtis Black—the fascinating con guy and unbearable womanizer who stars in Sin not more, The Best-Kept mystery, and different acclaimed, bestselling novels by way of Kimberla Lawson Roby—are going to love his daughter, Alicia. within the New York instances bestseller The better of Everything, Alicia Black takes middle degree whereas the rascally pastor stands at the sidelines, and Roby triumphs once more. The better of Everything, is provocative entertainment—a deal with for enthusiasts of Terry McMillian, E. Lynn Harris, and Eric Jerome Dickey—because by way of outrageous habit, “like father, like daughter” certainly applies.

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  • Apocalypse

    By Camille Flammarion

    Si le texte évangélique de l’Apocalypse est une des thématiques les plus représentées en histoire de l’art, ce n’est pas tant pour faire allégeance au texte sacré que pour sa représentation : celle de l’humanité en tant que telle. Véritable mise à nu (selon l’étymologie grecque), l’Apocalypse ouvre au peintre les portes d’un miroir psychologique infini. Et de poser l. a. véritable query de sens, intrinsèque à toute situation humaine, celle de l’existence. C’est pourquoi des églises romanes jusqu’aux artistes contemporains tels que Bacon ou Cattelan, non sans oublier les Expressionnistes, ce livre revisite l’esthétique de los angeles souffrance à travers les plus beaux chefs-d’oeuvre.

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  • Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life

    By C. S. Lewis

    "A younger guy who needs to stay a legitimate Atheist can't be too cautious of his interpreting. There are traps far and wide . . . God is, if i could say it, very unscrupulous."

    This e-book isn't really an autobiography. it's not a confession. it really is, in spite of the fact that, one in all the main appealing and insightful money owed of somebody coming to religion. right here, C.S. Lewis takes us from his early life in Belfast throughout the lack of his mom, to boarding institution and a younger atheism in England, to the trenches of global battle I, after which to Oxford, the place he studied, learn, and, finally, reasoned his as far back as God. it really is possibly this point of Surprised by way of Joy that we—believers and nonbelievers—find so much compelling and significant; Lewis used to be looking for pleasure, for an elusive and short-term sensation of excellent craving, yet he stumbled on it, and religious existence, by utilizing cause.

    In this hugely own, considerate, clever memoir, Lewis courses us towards pleasure and towards the shock that awaits a person who seeks a existence past the expected.

    "Lewis tempered his common sense with a love for good looks, ask yourself, and magic . . . He speaks to us with all of the energy and life-changing strength of a Plato, a Dante, and a Bunyan."—Christianity Today

    "The rigidity of those ultimate chapters holds the curiosity just like the shut of a thriller."—Times Literary Supplement

    C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis (1898–1963), one of many nice writers of the 20th century, additionally remains to be one among our such a lot influential Christian thinkers. He wrote greater than thirty books, either well known and scholarly, together with The Chronicles of Narnia sequence, The Screwtape Letters, The 4 Loves, Mere Christianity, and Till we've got Faces.

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  • Historical Dictionary of the Reformed Churches (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series)

    By Robert Benedetto

    As its identify implies, the Reformed culture grew out of the sixteenth century Protestant Reformation. The Reformed church buildings examine themselves to be the Catholic Church reformed. The circulate originated within the reform efforts of Huldrych Zwingli (1484-1531) of Zurich and John Calvin (1509-1564) of Geneva. even if the Reformed circulation was once based upon many Protestant leaders, it was once Calvin's tireless paintings as a author, preacher, instructor, and social and ecclesiastical reformer that supplied a considerable physique of literature and an ethos from which the Reformed culture grew. this day, the Reformed church buildings are a multicultural, multiethnic, and multinational phenomenon. the second one version of the ancient Dictionary of the Reformed church buildings comprises details at the significant personalities, occasions, evidence, hobbies, and ideology of the Reformed church buildings. this is often performed via a listing of acronyms and abbreviations, a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary entries on leaders, personalities, occasions, evidence, pursuits, and ideology of the Reformed church buildings.

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  • Holman QuickSource Guide to Understanding Jesus (Holman Quicksource Guides)

    By Jeremy Royal Howard

    Book six in a significantly winning, visually-driven but content-rich reference sequence, the Holman QuickSource™ consultant to knowing Jesus takes an in depth and transparent examine Christ in 5 components: (1) His outdated testomony historical past, (2) His lifestyles in the world, (3) the pass, (4) His teachings, and (5) His fans.

    Author Jeremy Howard, an apologetics specialist encouraged through the enticing type of C. S. Lewis, equips Christians with solutions to deep and difficult religious questions whereas additionally assisting seekers and unbelievers see Jesus for who He relatively is. In aid, the booklet contains greater than 200 colour images and illustrations.

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  • Erasing Hell: What God said about eternity, and the things we made up

    By Francis Chan

    How might a loving God ship humans to hell? Will humans have an opportunity when they die to think in Jesus and visit heaven? With a humble appreciate for God’s be aware, Francis Chan and Preston Sprinkle tackle the inner most questions you've approximately everlasting future. They’ve requested an analogous questions. such as you, occasionally they simply don’t are looking to think in hell. yet, as they write, “We can't manage to pay for to be incorrect in this issue.” this isn't a booklet approximately who's asserting what. It’s a ebook approximately what God says. It’s no longer a publication approximately impersonal theological concerns. It’s a e-book approximately humans God loves. It’s now not a e-book approximately arguments, doctrine, or being correct. It’s a e-book concerning the personality of God. Erasing Hell will immerse you within the fact of Scripture as, including the authors, you discover not just the reality however the braveness to stay it out.

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  • The Oxford Dictionary of Saints

    By David Hugh Farmer

    This can be way over a dry hagiographical account of the lives of saints. This unique and authoritative dictionary breathes existence into its matters and is as browsable because it is informative. significantly acclaimed in its many variations, the dictionary is now reissued into the rebranded best-selling Oxford Paperback Reference series.
    The entries are concise bills of the lives, cults, and inventive institutions of over 1,400 saints, from the recognized to the imprecise, the wealthy to the terrible, and the educational to the uneducated. From all walks of lifestyles and from all classes of historical past, the vast types of personalities and achievements of the canonized are mirrored. that includes maps of pilgrimage points of interest in Europe and completely up-to-date appendices, this continues to be the traditional reference paperback in its field.
    Recently-added saints contain the Martyrs of Korea, Vietnam, and the Spanish Civil struggle, Andrew of Crete, and Emily Rodat, a feminine hermit of the seventh century. There also are extra Scottish and Irish saints, and old Welsh saints; extra eu saints from all centuries, in addition to extra saints from jap Europe; extra lately canonized saints and feminine saints from the USA.

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  • An Introduction to the New Testament Manuscripts and their Texts

    By D. C. Parker

    This publication is an incredible English-language creation to the earliest manuscripts of the hot testomony. an important guide for students and scholars, it offers an intensive grounding within the learn and enhancing of the hot testomony textual content mixed with an emphasis at the dramatic present advancements within the box. protecting historic resources in Greek, Syriac, Latin and Coptic, it: • Describes the manuscripts and different historic textual proof, and the instruments had to examine them • offers with textual feedback and textual modifying, describing sleek ways and strategies, with tips at the use of versions • Introduces the witnesses and textual learn of every of the most sections of the recent testomony, discussing common variations and their importance. A significant other site with full-colour photographs presents beneficiant quantities of illustrative fabric, bringing the topic alive for the reader.

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  • Love Without Limits: A Remarkable Story of True Love Conquering All

    It Doesn’t Take an ideal individual to discover an ideal Love
     
     Even although he used to be born with out fingers or legs, Nick Vujicic created a “ridiculously sturdy life.” yet after relationship disappointments and a failed courting, he reached his mid-twenties worried that he could by no means discover a girl to like him and percentage his life. 
     
    Then Nick met Kanae and every little thing changed.  yet in spite of indisputable chemistry, they might need to navigate twists and turns priceless of a romantic comedy ahead of changing into "one" in marriage. 
     
     In Love with no Limits Nick and Kanae inform how they improbably chanced on one another, fell in love, after which fought to beat skepticism from others approximately their courting. full of functional insights that might profit any couple, this inspiring publication describes a godly courtship and the early years of the Vujicics’ marriage and parenting trip.
     
    certainly, Love with out Limits is an inspiring reminder that after Christ is on the heart of a relationship--even with critical challenges--true love will triumph.
     
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    “Despite my optimism approximately different elements of lifestyles, i made a decision that love during this global had limits in any case. I’d develop into confident that no girl would wish to marry such an evidently imperfect guy as me….”
     
    As a boy starting to be up in Australia, Nick Vujicic couldn't comprehend why God had allowed him to be born with no limbs and if He might ever deliver a lady into Nick’s life. 
     
    at the different part of the area, Kanae Miyahara—a lady turning out to be up in Mexico--saw disorder unfortunately separate her family.  She questioned if a loving, lasting marriage used to be even attainable.  
     
    Later, while Nick learned that God had a goal for him, his lifestyles took on new meaning.  yet after a long term courting resulted in heartache, could he ever locate anyone to marry?
     
    Kanae skilled relationships in accordance with superficial appeal, yet she longed to discover a mate with powerful personality and faith—a guy who will be a godly husband and father.  
     
    while Nick and Kanae met within the such a lot outstanding method, they discovered that God—the final Matchmaker-- had used even their discouraging and painful studies to organize them for every other…for the affection in their existence.

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  • The Weight of Glory

    By C. S. Lewis

    The vintage Weight of Glory via C.S. Lewis, crucial Christian author of the 20 th century, comprises 9 sermons introduced via Lewis in the course of global conflict . The 9 addresses in Weight of Glory supply tips, thought, and a compassionate apologetic for the Christian religion in the course of a time of significant doubt.

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