Consider The Birds

Author: Debbie Blue
Publisher: Abingdon Press
ISBN: 1426749503
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Edgy spiritual lessons that challenge the way you understand the birds of the Bible.

Under His Wings

Author: Joy DeKok
Publisher: Barbour Publishing
ISBN: 9781586605117
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For bird lovers-and everyone else-this devotional collection describes birds in their natural habitats and makes a spiritual point for us as humans.

Mourner Mother Midwife

Author: L. Juliana M. Claassens
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 066423836X
Size: 33.63 MB
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Juliana Claassens explores alternative Old Testament metaphors that portray God as mourner, mother, and midwife--images that resist the violence and bloodshed associated with the dominant warrior imagery

Sensual Orthodoxy

Author: Debbie Blue
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780974298603
Size: 37.83 MB
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Debbie Blue approaches scripture like a farm wife handles a chicken, carefully but not delicately, thoroughly but not exactly cautiously. Debbie sees tangled questions about a God who gets a body. Though religion often abstracts, the story of Christ is the opposite. God becomes physical. God is made human in the womb of Mary and born through the birth canal.

The Birds Our Teachers

Author: John Stott
Publisher: Candle Books
ISBN: 1781280037
Size: 22.51 MB
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The collectors' edition of this popular title plus DVD makes an ideal gift and must have book. This exciting new edition of the best selling Birds our Teachers, comes with a DVD of John Stott's very own slide show and photographs of his travels across the world. In this unique and intriguing collector's edition of the best-selling The Birds Our Teachers, John Stott expands on Martin Luther's exhortation from the Sermon on the Mount: 'Let the little birds be your theologians'. He reveals lessons on faith from the feeding of the ravens, on repentance from the migration of storks, on freedom from the flight of the eagle, and on joy from the song of the lark.Lavishly illustrated with full-colour photographs taken by the author during a lifetime of travel throughout the world, and accompanied by a DVD available exclusively with this collector's edition. Includes The Birds Our Teachers audio, and audio-visual of Dr Stott's own personal account of his remarkable 70th Birthday trip to the Falkland Islands.

Hidden Treasures In The Book Of Job Reasons To Believe

Author: Hugh Ross
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441234322
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Arguably the oldest book in the Bible, the book of Job has a surprising amount to say about some of the newest scientific discoveries and controversies. Far from a book that is just about suffering, Job is filled with rich insight into both ancient and modern questions about the formation of the world the difference between animals and humans cosmology dinosaurs and the fossil record how to care for creation and more With careful consideration and exegesis, internationally known astrophysicist and Christian apologist Hugh Ross adds yet another compelling argument to the case for the veracity of the biblical commentary on the history of the universe, Earth, life, and humanity. Hidden Treasures in the Book of Job shows that the Bible is an accurate predictor of scientific discoveries and a trustworthy source of scientific information, and that both the book of Scripture and the book of nature are consistent both internally and externally.

Birds Of The Bible

Author: Peter Goodfellow
Publisher: John Beaufoy Pub
ISBN: 9781909612143
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"Peter Goodfellow presents a study of all the birds mentioned in the Bible, relating the references to Bible times and to birdwaching in the Holy Land now, as well as, where appropriate, explaining the message or symbolism behind the biblical texts."--Back cover.

Presence And Encounter

Author: David G. PhD Benner
Publisher: Brazos Press
ISBN: 1441221506
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The most vital and significant moments in life are moments of encounter. Whether we encounter ourselves, others, or God, these moments let us know that life is meaningful. And presence is what makes encounter possible. When we are truly present, everything that has being becomes potentially present to us. In this unique resource, David Benner invites us to live with more presence so we can know the presence of God more deeply in our lives. Drawing on over thirty-five years of experience integrating psychology and spirituality, Benner examines the transformational possibilities of spiritual presence and encounter in fresh, exciting, and practical ways. He helps readers understand the personal and interpersonal dimensions of presence and encounter, revealing how they mediate Divine Presence and serve as sacraments of everyday life. His rich meditations are presented in a voice that is intelligent, compassionate, and engaging. The book includes end-of-chapter reflection exercises for individual or group use and a foreword by Richard Rohr.

Wounded Prophet

Author: Michael Ford
Publisher: Image
ISBN: 9780307553249
Size: 59.29 MB
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Henri Nouwen, a Dutch Roman Catholic priest, was one of the most beloved and important spiritual writers of the twentieth century. Since his death in 1996, his stature has only increased; and his books, including The Inner Voice of Love, The Wounded Healer, and The Return of the Prodigal Son, have become cherished classics. For thousands of readers around the world, Nouwen’s influence as a teacher and author is considered equal to, or greater than, that of the century’s great spiritual writers, C. S. Lewis and Thomas Merton. Although Nouwen could be radically revealing about his personal thoughts and struggles, there are nonetheless gaps in our understanding of who he was. With Wounded Prophet, readers are given the first extensive look into this man who touched so many, not only through his own words but, most powerfully, through the eyes of those around the world who knew Nouwen best. While researching this compelling biography, BBC producer Michael Ford conducted wide-ranging interviews with Nouwen’s friends, colleagues, and family members. What he discovered was far more compelling than what he had imagined: Though Nouwen was indeed the generous and loving man many thought he was, he was also never able to find consistent peace in his own life. Tormenting him were profound feelings of anxiety, insecurity, and loneliness. This portrait gives an honest and well-balanced account of Nouwen’s life that leaves no stone unturned, investigating his childhood, his family, his sexuality, and his life as a priest and member of the L’Arche Daybreak community in Toronto. From the Trade Paperback edition.