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New Directions in Religious Education Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781853907722
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2004
Imprint: Veritas Books
Description:
Is religious education a thing of the past, or is it something whose time has not yet arrived? In New Directions in Religious Education Finola Cunnane details her conviction that religious education is one of the most important issues facing our world today and argues that there is a need for a language that honors both the educational and the religious in life. New Directions in Religious Education aims to provide food for thought, to suggest a new imagining of religious education, and to unveil the truest meaning of this endeavor.
Nurturing Children's Religious Imagination Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 262
ISBN: 9781853907784
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2004
Imprint: Veritas Books
Description:
Aimed at primary school teachers of religious education as they set about responding to the challenges of religious education in the twenty-first century. The collection begins by focusing on children's existential concerns and on the response of home, school and parish. Consideration is then given to contemporary issues affecting religious education such as intercultural education and outreach to children from a variety of disadvantaged situations and circumstances.
Promises to Keep Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 110
ISBN: 9781853908859
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2004
Imprint: Veritas Books
Small World Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 178
ISBN: 9781853907036
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2004
Imprint: Veritas Books
Description:
In an imperfect world, our consciousness of creation is not always as clear as it might be. One of the purposes of prayer is to enable us to become more aware of God, ourselves and our world. In a state of perfect awareness everything would be understood.
The Minding of Planet Earth Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 254
ISBN: 9781853905797
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2004
Imprint: Veritas Books
Description:
Pleads passionately for peace, for fair conditions of world trade and for a more equitable sharing the world's resources.
Turning Aside to Hear Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 106
ISBN: 9781853908774
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2004
Imprint: Veritas Books
Description:
Anne Alcock has compiled a selection of twenty-four well-loved Old Testament passages that touch upon many of the issues that concern us as we enter middle age.
The Conversion of India: From Pantaenus to the Present Time (AD 193-1893) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 284
ISBN: 9781593331351
Pub Date: 24 Dec 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
This book, based on six lectures by the author, gives the history of the conversion of India to Christianity from the earliest times until 1893. Smith’s work is useful for understanding the American missionary mentality of the nineteenth century.
All According to God's Plan Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9780813123417
Pub Date: 17 Dec 2004
Series: Religion in the South
Illustrations: photos
Description:
Southern Baptists had long considered themselves a missionary people, but when, after World War II, they embarked on a dramatic expansion of missionary efforts, they confronted headlong the problem of racism. Believing that racism hindered their evangelical efforts, the Convention's full-time missionaries and mission board leaders attacked racism as unchristian, thus finding themselves at odds with the pervasive racist and segregationist ideologies that dominated the South. This progressive view of race stressed the biblical unity of humanity, encompassing all races and transcending specific ethnic divisions.
Blessed is He who has brought Adam from Sheol Cover Blessed is He who has brought Adam from Sheol Cover
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Pages: 412
ISBN: 9781593332280
Pub Date: 17 Dec 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Gorgias Studies in Early Christianity and Patristics
Pages: 407
ISBN: 9781463202675
Pub Date: 17 Jun 2014
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Gorgias Studies in Early Christianity and Patristics
Description:
Buchan’s work is an examination of the theological use of the doctrine of Christ's descent to the dead in the works of Saint Ephrem the Syrian (ca. 306-373 C.E.
Symbols of the Cross in the Writings of the Early Syriac Fathers Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 180
ISBN: 9781593332303
Pub Date: 17 Dec 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
The book takes the reader on a journey of cross symbolism. Karim covers topics from the paradise of Eden to the Crucifixion and Golgotha. He discusses the cross as a symbol of historical, sacramental, and eschatological events.
The Old Syriac Gospel of the Distinct Evangelists: A Key-Word-In-Context Concordance (vol 1-3) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 2492
ISBN: 9781593332716
Pub Date: 22 Oct 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
A concordance of the two text witnesses to the Old Syriac Gospel of the Distinct Evangelists (Evangelion da-Mepharreshe), namely Codex Curetonianus and Codex Sinaiticus. The text basis for this concordance is that found in George Anton Kiraz, Comparative Edition of the Syriac Gospels (Gorgias Press, 2nd ed., 2004) with a number of judicious emendations.
The Old Syriac Gospel of the Distinct Evangelists: A Key-Word-In-Context Concordance (Vol 1) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 978
ISBN: 9781593330699
Pub Date: 22 Oct 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
A concordance of the two text witnesses to the Old Syriac Gospel of the Distinct Evangelists (Evangelion da-Mepharreshe), namely Codex Curetonianus and Codex Sinaiticus. The text basis for this concordance is that found in George Anton Kiraz, Comparative Edition of the Syriac Gospels (Gorgias Press, 2nd ed., 2004) with a number of judicious emendations.
The Old Syriac Gospel of the Distinct Evangelists: A Key-Word-In-Context Concordance (Vol 2) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 748
ISBN: 9781593330705
Pub Date: 22 Oct 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
A concordance of the two text witnesses to the Old Syriac Gospel of the Distinct Evangelists (Evangelion da-Mepharreshe), namely Codex Curetonianus and Codex Sinaiticus. The text basis for this concordance is that found in George Anton Kiraz, Comparative Edition of the Syriac Gospels (Gorgias Press, 2nd ed., 2004) with a number of judicious emendations.
The Old Syriac Gospel of the Distinct Evangelists: A Key-Word-In-Context Concordance (Vol 3) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 766
ISBN: 9781593330712
Pub Date: 22 Oct 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
A concordance of the two text witnesses to the Old Syriac Gospel of the Distinct Evangelists (Evangelion da-Mepharreshe), namely Codex Curetonianus and Codex Sinaiticus. The text basis for this concordance is that found in George Anton Kiraz, Comparative Edition of the Syriac Gospels (Gorgias Press, 2nd ed., 2004) with a number of judicious emendations.
Unlocking the Garden: A Feminist Jewish Look at the Bible, Midrash, and God Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 212
ISBN: 9781593330583
Pub Date: 22 Oct 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
A stirring collection of fifteen articles, many of which have been previously published by the author who is a feminist Jew. The author unabashedly confronts difficult biblical and midrashic texts, without taking an apologetic stance.
Symbols of Church and Kingdom Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 220
ISBN: 9781593331504
Pub Date: 12 Sep 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
In this revised and updated edition of his classic work, Robert Murray offers the fullest and most vivid picture yet available of the development and character of the culture. It will be of interest to a wide range of readers.