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Warfare In The Old Testament

Author : Boyd Seevers
ISBN : 9780825436550
Genre : Religion
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Boyd Seevers (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is an expert on ancient warfare and has participated in numerous archaeological excavations in Israel. He lived in Israel for eight years, during which time he was a visiting professor at Jerusalem University College. This experience gave Seevers great insight into world he describes in Warfare in the Old Testament. He is currently professor of Old Testament Studies at Northwestern College (MN), where he was named teacher of the year in 2006 and 2012.
Category: Religion

Battles Of The Bible

Author : Chaim Herzog
ISBN : 0760776261
Genre : History
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-- Examines the Bible's military accounts -- Explores the tactics and strategy of ancient armies -- First paperback publication, complete with all illustrationsIn Battles of the Bible Chaim Herzog, former President of the State of Israel, and Mordechai Gichon, Emeritus Professor of Archaeology at Tel Aviv University, present a comprehensive work on the wars of ancient Israel. Both authors have seen extensive military service in the region which features in biblical accounts.The Bible covers a vast period of military history, from the invasion of Canaan by Joshua's Israelites, through the conquest of the kingdom by David and Solomon and the split of the kingdom into Judah and Israel, to the Maccabees' rebellion against Seleucid domination. The reliability of these accounts is supported by their technical accuracy and by descriptions of topographic conditions. They provide strategic and tactical lessons still applicable today and are a key to understanding the wider history of the region.Battles of the Bible is a fascinating and valuable work, not only for its exacting scrutiny, but also for its insight into the relevance of biblical accounts and their continuing value.
Category: History

Holy War In The Bible

Author : Heath Thomas
ISBN : 9780830839957
Genre : Religion
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The first of its kind, this collection offers a constructive response to the question of holy war and Christian morality from an interdisciplinary perspective. By combining biblical, ethical, philosophical and theological insights, the contributors offer a composite image of divine redemption that promises to take the discussion to another level.
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Fighting For The King And The Gods

Author : Charlie Trimm
ISBN : 9780884142379
Genre : Religion
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The most up-to-date sourcebook on warfare in the ancient Near East Fighting for the King and the Gods provides an introduction to the topic of war and the variety of texts concerning many aspects of warfare in the ancient Near East. These texts illustrate various viewpoints of war and show how warfare was an integral part of life. Trimm examines not only the victors and the famous battles, but also the hardship that war brought to many. While several of these texts treated here are well known (i.e., Ramses II's battle against the Hittites at Qadesh), others are known only to specialists. This work will allow a broader audience to access and appreciate these important texts as they relate to the history and ideology of warfare. Features References to recent secondary literature for further study Early Greek and Chinese illustrative texts for comparisons with other cultures Indices to help guide the reader
Category: Religion

God At War

Author : Gregory A. Boyd
ISBN : 9780830898305
Genre : Religion
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In this bold and compelling work, Gregory Boyd undertakes to reframe the central issues of Christian theodicy. By Boyd's estimate, theologians still draw too heavily on Augustine's response to the problem of evil, attributing pain and suffering to the mysterious "good" purposes of God. Accordingly, modern Christians are inclined not to expect evil and so are baffled but resigned when it occurs. New Testament writers, on the other hand, were inclined to expect evil and fight against it. Modern Christians attempt to intellectually understand evil, whereas New Testament writers grappled with overcoming evil. Through a close and sophisticated reading of both Old and New Testaments, Boyd argues that Satan has been in an age-long (but not eternal) battle against God, and that this conflict "is a major dimension of the ultimate canvas against which everything within the biblical narrative, from creation to the eschaton, is to be painted and therefore understood." No less edifying than it is provocative, God at War will reward the careful attention of scholars, pastors, students and educated laypersons alike.
Category: Religion

Victory In Spiritual Warfare

Author : Tony Evans
ISBN : 9780736942782
Genre : Religion
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Dr. Tony Evans, one of the most respected church leaders in the country, is the founder and senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, a thriving congregation of 8000. In this timely, unique exploration of spiritual warfare, Dr. Evans unveils a simple yet radical truth: every struggle and conflict faced in the physical realm has its root in the spiritual realm. With passion and clarity, Dr. Evans demystifies spiritual warfare so that readers can tackle challenges and obstacles with spiritual power—God’s authority—as they: understand how the battle is fought by Satan; actively use the armor of God; find strength in prayer and sufficiency in Christ; and win over chemical, sexual, emotional, relational, and other strongholds. Dr. Evans is compelling, down to earth, and excited for believers to experience their victory in Christ and embrace the life, hope, and purpose God has for them.
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Spiritual Warfare Bible

Author : Passio Faith
ISBN : 9781621362470
Genre : Bibles
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The Spiritual Warfare Bible is designed to help you use the Bible to access the power of the Holy Spirit against demonic strongholds and activity. With engaging study materials from Christian leaders and best-selling authors, this Spiritual Warfare Bible is perfect for both individual study and small groups. Features include: Spiritual Warfare Declarations--More than 250 one-sentence declarations and prayers that affirm your determination to confront Satan with the Holy Spirit’s help Spiritual Warfare Basics--216 tips for effective spiritual warfare Lessons From God’s Warriors--Character profiles of Old and New Testament people who were equipped and anointed by the Holy Spirit for engaging the enemy in spiritual warfare Spiritual Warfare Prayers--Scripture-based prayers on topics you can use when facing your spiritual battles Sharpening Your Sword Interactive Study Elements--Interactive studies for deeper reflection on what the Word of God says about spiritual warfare Preparing for Spiritual Warfare Articles--Deeper teaching on spiritual warfare and an article for each book of the Bible that covers a specific element of spiritual warfare in that book
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A Time For War

Author : T. R. Hobbs
ISBN : 0814656560
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Hobbs describes the nature of warfare in the Old Testament and introduces the reader to the historical and cultural context of such combat.

The Message Of Spiritual Warfare

Author : Keith Ferdinando
ISBN : 9781783595419
Genre : Religion
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This valuable exposition of the theme of ‘spiritual warfare' is in four sections. The first is concerned with the nature of Satan and his activity in the world God has made. The second examines the different dimensions of Christ’s victory over Satan. The third considers ways in which Christ’s victory over Satan impacts God's people. The final section looks at various areas in which believers must fight sin and Satan. Two concluding chapters examine the weapons with which God equips his people for their spiritual warfare.
Category: Religion

Answering Jihad

Author : Nabeel Qureshi
ISBN : 9780310531395
Genre : Religion
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From New York Times bestselling author and former Muslim Nabeel Qureshi comes this personal, challenging, and respectful answer to the many questions surrounding jihad, the rise of ISIS, and Islamic terrorism. San Bernardino was the most lethal terror attack on American soil since 9/11, and it came on the heels of a coordinated assault on Paris. There is no question that innocents were slaughtered in the name of Allah and in the way of jihad, but do the terrorists’ actions actually reflect the religion of Islam? The answer to this question is more pressing than ever, as waves of Muslim refugees arrive in the West seeking shelter from the violent ideology of ISIS. Setting aside speculations and competing voices, what really is jihad? How are we to understand jihad in relation to our Muslim neighbors and friends? Why is there such a surge of Islamist terrorism in the world today, and how are we to respond? In Answering Jihad, bestselling author Nabeel Qureshi (Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus) answers these questions from the perspective of a former Muslim who is deeply concerned for both his Muslim family and his American homeland.
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