Ecclesiastes Or The Preacher

Author: Doris Lessing
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 0857860941
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Ancient tradition suggests that this world-weary lament is the work of Solomon in old age. Casting its eye over the transient nature of life, the book questions the striving for wisdom and the truth, choosing instead to espouse the value of living for the moment. The text is introduced by Doris Lessing.


Publisher: Canongate U.S.
ISBN: 9780802136145
Size: 34.15 MB
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The publication of the King James version of the Bible, translated between 1603 and 1611, coincided with an extraordinary flowering of English literature and is universally acknowledged as the greatest influence on English-language literature in history. Now, world-class literary writers introduce the book of the King James Bible in a series of beautifully designed, small-format volumes. The introducers' passionate, provocative, and personal engagements with the spirituality and the language of the text make the Bible come alive as a stunning work of literature and remind us of its overwhelming contemporary relevance.

Ecclesiastes Through The Centuries

Author: Eric S. Christianson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118234979
Size: 16.30 MB
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Over the centuries, Ecclesiastes has influenced numerous and diverse aspects of life and thought. Ecclesiastes Through the Centuries assesses the effects of the book on the culture of the various times in religious, artistic, and social contexts. Presents an innovative, reception history approach to the study of Ecclesiastes, by tracing its influence on religion, culture, literature, art, and social thought Explores a fascinating range of Jewish and Christian readings Features engaging and unusual examples from art, music, literature and history: from Thackeray and Orwell, to Salvador Dali’s Illustrated Bible, to the inflammatory exposition of Ecclesiastes at the funeral of Queen Mary Published in the innovative Blackwell Bible Commentaries series; for further information visit the series website at

Elenchus Of Biblica

Author: Robert Althann
Publisher: Gregorian Biblical BookShop
ISBN: 9788876536182
Size: 35.62 MB
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The Book Of Psalms

Author: Bono
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1847676685
Size: 50.56 MB
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Through the ages, the book of Psalms has been regarded as the most inspirational of all the Bible's books. It is not known how or when the collection of 150 lyrical poems came into existence, though many are ascribed to King David. The text is introduced by U2 singer Bono.


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The Complete Book Of Who S Who In The Bible

Author: Philip Wesley Comfort
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 9780842383691
Size: 10.53 MB
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This popular collection of books not only provides key Bible facts, character profiles, important places in history, and descriptive timelines, but it makes learning enjoyable. The Complete Book of Who's Who provides readers with a complete listing of people in the Bible with descriptions of their lives and accomplishments. The Complete Book of When and Where tells intriguing accounts of 1,001 events in Christian history and their significance. Includes a comprehensive timeline.


Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Publisher: Augsburg Books
ISBN: 9781451406795
Size: 55.40 MB
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The author explains one of his secrets behind the powerful witness of his own life--that he had learned to pray the Psalms and from them drew on the power of God in his years of imprisonment--in a new edition that includes a brief biographical sketch by a friend and biographer of the author, which helps us understand the man who used the Psalms as his prayer book. Original.

Ecclesiastes Song Of Solomon

Author: J. Vernon McGee
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
ISBN: 9780785204893
Size: 10.57 MB
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Enjoy J. Vernon McGee s personable, yet scholarly, style in a 60-volume set of commentaries that takes you from Genesis to Revelation with new understanding and insight. A great choice for pastors, the average Bible reader, and students!"