The Map of Heaven: How Science, Religion, and Ordinary People Are Proving the Afterlife

By Ptolemy Tompkins

The writer of the number 1 New York occasions bestseller Proof of Heaven groups up with the sages of occasions prior, glossy scientists, and with usual those who have had profound religious studies to teach the truth of heaven and our real identities as non secular beings. The Map of Heaven takes the vast view to bare how glossy technology is at the verge of the main profound revolution in recorded history—all round the phenomenon of recognition itself!

When Dr. Eben Alexander informed the tale of his near-death event and his vibrant trip to the opposite part, many readers wrote to assert it resonated with them profoundly. because of them, Dr. Alexander discovered that sharing his tale allowed humans to rediscover what such a lot of in precedent days knew: there's extra to lifestyles, and the to the universe, than this unmarried earthly life.

Dr. Alexander and his co-author Ptolemy Tompkins have been stunned to determine how frequently his readers’ visions of the afterlife synced up with one another and with these of the world’s religious leaders, in addition to its philosophers and scientists. In The Map of Heaven, he stocks the tales humans have informed him and indicates how they're echoed either within the world’s faiths and in its newest clinical insights. It seems there's a lot contract, throughout time and terrain, in regards to the trip of the soul and its survival past death.

In this booklet, Dr. Alexander makes the case for heaven as a real position, exhibiting how we have now forgotten, yet are actually eventually remembering, who we actually are and what our future actually is.

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HarperCollins Bible Dictionary - Revised & Updated

The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary, revised and up-to-date version, is the main entire, up to date, and obtainable consultant for the learn of the Bible to be had this present day. With greater than 4,000 full of life, informative, and reader-friendly entries, this crucial reference ebook offers the entire info you must comprehend the Bible.

Whether you're a pastor, layperson, or a pupil of scripture, you will discover each vital identify, position, and topic that makes religious study come to lifestyles. From Aaron to Zurishaddai, listed below are all of the humans, occasions, and concepts of biblical instances.

This 3rd version maintains within the wealthy culture of its predecessors yet has been completely up-to-date and revised through a brand new editorial crew less than the course of the greatest overseas scholarly physique, the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL). greater than part the articles during this e-book are new, and several other dozen charts and tables have additionally been additional in addition to updates on contemporary archaeological discoveries.

Over 2 hundred individuals to the HarperCollins Bible Dictionary, from a various workforce of experts, symbolize an ecumenical and non-biased standpoint of scripture from various positions—Roman Catholic, Jewish, mainline Protestant, and evangelical. jam-packed with motives of biblical ideals, language, and insights into the tradition and customs of the folk who lived in biblical instances, this source can assist a person attracted to scripture to extra absolutely savor the which means and message of the Bible.

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The New Eve: Choosing God's Best for Your Life

By Robert Lewis, Jeremy Royal Howard

Best-selling men’s ministry writer Robert Lewis understands what you’re pondering: What’s a guy doing writing a publication approximately women?
 
The resolution is: simply because ladies strongly inspired him to take action! in step with their request, having obvious such a lot of confident alterations within the males of their lives, The New Eve is an both stirring counterpart to Robert’s teachings on genuine biblical manhood, powerfully defining Christian womanhood within the context of the trendy world.
 
He says, “Many girls lack a transparent, compelling, biblical imaginative and prescient for what it skill to be a Christian lady dwelling within the twenty-first century. they're caught with photographs mired in Fifties terminology or given license to indiscrimi­nately pursue a latest existence that overlooks divine directives, bringing confusion and regret.”
 
In essence, The New Eve units forth and expounds upon 5 “Bold strikes” for today’s discerning lady: dwell from the interior Out; undertake a Biblical Definition of Womanhood; embody a Big-Picture point of view on existence; reside with the top in brain; Use knowledge with a Man.
 
 
Endorsements
 

“I by no means proposal a ebook written via a guy may provide me such an eye-opening photo of who I could be as a woman.”

 

Shaunti Feldhahn, bestselling writer of for girls Only

 

“Women this day have extraordinary possibilities and probabilities sooner than them, yet this nice new freedom additionally brings a brand new quandary: find out how to make the easiest offerings for his or her personal solid and that in their households. In The New Eve, Robert Lewis provides ladies of every age an image of what God meant for us from the start and a transparent imaginative and prescient for a way we make offerings that release us to stay with practical path. regardless of your degree in existence, all ladies can take advantage of his training. I hugely suggest it.” ??

Barbara Rainey, co-founder of FamilyLife

“Robert Lewis sounds a much-needed message as he calls girls to stroll within the female freedom and fullness that consequence from embracing our center biblical callings. The New Eve dispels the present cultural fog concerning what it ability to be a lady, via trying to God's layout as published within the Scripture, for knowledge, perception, and direction."

Nancy Leigh DeMoss, writer and host of Revive Our Hearts radio

 

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Bible Secrets Revealed: Bible Similarities to Other Religions

By Ray Kay

A be aware from the uploader
This publication is “copyright Ray Kay 2011. For extra books, please seek Ray Kay at Amazon.”

The writer isn't really (any longer) referenced there. notwithstanding, there does exist a Kindle ebook with the exact same identify and canopy, and the same publication precis; in basic terms the date (2013) and the author's identify (Jonathan Welles) are varied. The content material can also be more likely to be exact: a home made, decently-formatted booklet. comprises no illustrations (see the buyer remark concerning the Kindle version).

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A notice from the author
This booklet is to permit the reader to open their brain to non secular scriptures within the previous and New testomony are in truth “stolen” from previous religions that aren't thought of “myths”.  which may very likely result in fact that every one religions on the planet this present day, are natural myths like religions that experience considering that died out.

They aren't any extra plausible than kids believing in Santa Claus and his fantasies of elves and flying reindeer miracles.

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I Am N: Inspiring Stories of Christians Facing Islamic Extremists

Yousef, whose mom threatened to kill him for having a Bible, now smuggles Bibles the way in which his family members as soon as smuggled drugs.
After Parveen’s business enterprise beats her for attending church, Parveen starts to aid different younger Christian ladies who paintings in Muslim houses.
Abdulmasi kills thousands of Christians in northern Nigeria without remorse—until the day he chooses a brand new lifetime of religion and sacrifices every little thing for a God of love.

What do we study from those faith-filled brothers and sisters worldwide? How will we pray for them? And what do their awesome tales train us a couple of God whose gentle shines in a depressing world?

I Am N reminds us that we're each one “N”—as radical Muslims in Iraq establish fans of Jesus the Nazarene. anyplace we are living, we now have camaraderie with those who find themselves persecuted. So come meet their households. learn their tales. Deepen your religion in a God who provides us the braveness to polish in a gloomy and hurting world.

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Success Is Not an Accident: Change Your Choices; Change Your Life

By Tommy Newberry

Tommy Newberry's best-selling Success isn't an Accident (self-published in 1999) has helped over 100,000 readers in achieving larger degrees of luck in either their own lives. akin to best-selling authors Stephen Covey and John Maxwell, Newberry teaches readers the facility of objective environment, time administration, visualization, and “self-talk” to allow them to in achieving top degrees of functionality in all parts in their lives.

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Augustine of Hippo: A Life

By Henry Chadwick

Augustine (354-430) had a profound effect at the improvement of the Christian Church, sparking controversy and influencing the guidelines of theologians for over fifteen centuries. His phrases are nonetheless usually quoted in devotions this present day and his key topics continue a amazing modern relevance--what is where of the Church on the earth? what's the relation among nature and charm? In Augustine of Hippo, the overdue Henry Chadwick--a well known authority on Augustine--describes with readability and heat the highbrow improvement of this key Father of the Church. In his typically rigorous but sympathetic type, Chadwick strains Augustine's highbrow trip from schoolboy and pupil to Bishop and champion of Christendom in a interval of excessive political upheaval, delivering necessary perception into the development of Augustine's principles. With a foreword reflecting on Chadwick's unique method of Augustine through Peter Brown, and one more analyzing record on Augustine compiled via Gillian Clark, this quantity is either a necessary overview of Augustine and a last tribute to at least one of the nice church historians of the 20th century.

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The Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy - Dante Alighieri. A translation into English prose through A. S. Kline. released in entirety with index, statement notes and illustrations by means of Gustave Doré.

The Divine Comedy is Dante's list of his visionary trip during the triple nation-states of Hell, Purgatory and Paradise. This, the 1st 'epic' of which its writer is the protagonist and his person imaginings the content material, weaves jointly the 3 threads of Classical and Christian background; modern Medieval politics and faith; and Dante's personal internal lifestyles together with his love for Beatrice, to create the main advanced and hugely established lengthy poem extant.

Through the depths of Hell within the Inferno, and upwards alongside the mountain of Purgatory within the Purgatorio, Dante is guided via Virgil, the nice poet of the Classical Roman Empire, exploring, as he does so, the political, moral and non secular problems with his time. Dante in his personal existence, and during this epic, represents a 'party of one', desirous of purifying the Church at the one hand, and the Holy Roman Empire at the different, but stuck among these nice worldly powers, and turning to literature to make his voice heard.

From the summit of Purgatory, Dante ascends within the Paradiso, guided through Beatrice, into the celestial Paradise, the place love, fact and wonder intertwine in his nice imaginative and prescient of the Christian revelation. but the Commedia is vital interpreting now not in basic terms for Christians, poets, and historians, yet for someone being affected by problems with morality, the moral framework of society, and the problem of residing the genuine life.

This and different texts to be had from Poetry in Translation (www.poetryintranslation.com).

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The Oxford Companion to Christian Art and Architecture

By Peter Murray

The Judeo-Christian culture has had a profound effect on Western civilization and particularly on Western paintings. From the flying buttresses and hovering vaults of the Gothic cathedral, to Michelangelo's powerfully rendered frescoes within the Sistine Chapel, to the nice bronze baptistery doorways in Florence, to Marc Chagall's majestic tapestries for the Knesset in Jerusalem, biblical tales and Christian issues shape a vital part in our creative historical past. yet this present day, a scarcity of data of the Bible and of Christian doctrine, in addition to of church background and of formality, often prevents us from understanding--and appreciating--much of the best artwork that has ever been created.
Exquisitely designed and lavishly illustrated--with over 2 hundred photos, together with sixteen colour plates--The Oxford significant other to Christian paintings and Architecture bargains a goldmine of knowledge at the Judeo-Christian culture because it applies to Western artwork. listed here are over 1700 alphabetical entries that hide every little thing from Adam and Eve and the great Samaritan, to Illuminated Books and Rose home windows, to the nice popes and emperors who patronized the humanities, to the key artists whose paintings displays Judeo-Christian subject matters. certainly, readers will locate entries on nearly each element of the subject: unique essays on classes and types in artwork and structure, from the Byzantine and the Coptic, to the Gothic, the Romanesque, and the Renaissance; biographical entries on significant artists (Giotto, Fra Angelico, Donatello, Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Rubens, and plenty of more), on saints, popes, and buyers (including Saints Peter, Paul, Jerome, and Sebastian, Popes city VIII and Clement VII, and Emperors Charlemagne and Constantine) and on significant biblical figures (such as Moses and Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Salome and Bathsheba); and briefer entries on icons and emblems (rainbow, dove, the Wheel of Fortune); on paintings varieties stimulated by way of Christian rules (stained glass, mosaics, frescoes, altarpieces, and rose windows); and on basic ideals (the liturgical yr, colours, vessels, Holy Week, and masses more). And in the course of the booklet, the Murrays regularly interconnect the spiritual and the inventive. whilst discussing Moses, for example, after offering an interesting account of his lifestyles, they learn the various artworks that function Moses (they even clarify why Michelangelo's Moses depicts him with "horns" on his head). Likewise, within the access on Rembrandt (whom the Murrays name "the maximum spiritual painter within the Protestant tradition"), the authors specialize in Rembrandt's spiritual works and describe how they mirror Protestant perspectives (haloes are tremendous infrequent, for example, and "Catholic" matters comparable to martyrdom are thoroughly absent). ultimately, the authors supply an informative thesaurus of architectural phrases, and finish with an intensive bibliography in response to the Murrays' personal own library of paintings books.
Attractively illustrated, large ranging, and informative, The Oxford significant other to Christian paintings and Architecture is a special source on an enormous point of Western paintings. it truly is a vital paintings for museum-goers and for all enthusiasts of good portray, sculpture, and structure.

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Let the Journey Begin: Finding God's Best for Your Life

Powerful, life-changing messages for an essential time in life.

Graduation is a time of pleasure and uncertainty. For graduates the query is, will they face the long run without or with God? Let the adventure Beginrepack is stuffed with godly knowledge, encouragement, and counsel from bestselling and depended on writer Max Lucado for college kids approximately to embark on new steps of their existence trip. Graduates may be reassured that they're no longer alone—God is with them each step in their way.

This bestselling publication will comprise thirty-two extra pages of latest content material, all which includes excerpts, rates, and scripture in addition to an up to date inside layout to entice a brand new iteration of graduates. integrated are pages for private objectives, favourite verses of scripture, and prayers. 

Trim measurement: five x 7

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