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How Long O Lord

Author : D. A. Carson
ISBN : 1441200789
Genre : Religion
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This clear and accessible treatment of key biblical themes related to human suffering and evil is written by one of the most respected evangelical biblical scholars alive today. Carson brings together a close, careful exposition of key biblical passages with helpful pastoral applications. The second edition has been updated throughout.
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How Long O Lord

Author : George E. Ogle and Dorothy L. Ogle
ISBN : 9781462803088
Genre : Fiction
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HOW LONG, O LORD? reflects the ongoing prayers of Korean people for freedom and justice as they undergo the oppressions of the twentieth century. A combination of historical fiction and autobiography, this collection tells history as stories about peasants, industrial workers, and ordinary citizens who endured and reacted to Japanese imperialism, foreign occupation, division of the country, war and cruelty of military dictators. Father and Son, spanning the years from 1919 to the mid-1970´s, is a story of two generations of peasants who fought for dignity and justice but get caught in the struggles of greater world forces. The next three stories focus on the courage of South Korean industrial workers who, by refusing to be submissive to those in power, have moved Korea in the direction of democracy and human rights. Prayer for the Innocents, My Body, and Tearoom tell of the torture and execution of eight men falsely accused of being part of a conspiracy to overthrow South Korea´s military dictatorship. Because he offered public prayers for these men, the author was deported from Korea in 1974. The last story was inspired by the author´s interviews with North Korean refugees in Russia. Escape into Bondage tells of two men who cannot return home. They become "brothers" as their lives are joined in a perilous odyssey in Russia where they have no legal status. One finds haven in South Korea. Through his experiences and interactions with his new friends, we gain insight into the complexities facing those who struggle for peace and reunification of Korea.
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How Long O Lord

Author : Desmond Ford
ISBN : 1450227325
Genre : Religion
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From the prophecies of Daniel flower all New Testament teachings about the future. Christ’s final words about coming events (Matt. 24-25; Luke 21 and Mark 13) build on Daniel’s predictions about “the abomination of desolation,” “a time of distress such as has not happened from the beginning of nations,” the “Son of man coming with the clouds of heaven,” “the end coming like a flood,” and the destruction of the temple and the end of the world. Our Lord’s warning about nations in distress and perplexity (Luke 21:25) has its seed in the first great Apocalypse written by the captive seer in Babylon. No other book of the Old Testament had such tremendous influence on the New Testament and the early Christian church. Scholars acknowledge that “apocalyptic was the mother of Christian theology.” Ours is an age desperately seeking a theodicy, a vindication of God’s goodness and justice in the face of evil and the wisdom and benevolence of his ways. This Daniel provides. His prophecies understood prove that the world is a ship and not an iceberg, and that human beings are not just the product of time plus chance plus mud. Here is an answer to existentialism, atheism, and post-modernism. Dr. Ford’s book provides an interpretative summary of Daniel that will prove a key of untold value for all earnest Bible students.
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How Long O Lord

Author : Marine Tobin
ISBN : 9781461732983
Genre : Religion
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How Long O Lord? The prophet's ancient cry for justice sounds as plaintively and passionately today as it ever has. In this penetrating and provocative collection of essays, Maurine and Robert Tobin have brought together a group of peacemakers—Christian, Jewish, and Muslim—whose religious convictions compel them towards a common aim: a just peace for Israel/Palestine. Anyone looking for easy answers to one of the most complicated political and religious struggles on the globe will not find them here. Instead, the voices of these women and men challenge and confront many commonly held assumptions. They disturb and unsettle comforting illusions of order and security, and they unmask and name “powers and principalities” for what they are—perpetrators of injustice and evil. Those who pray with their Bibles in one hand and the newspaper in the other will find this book an invaluable aid in active prayer and engagement.
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How Long O Lord

Author : John R. Godfrey
ISBN : OCLC:1119537714
Genre : Education
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The Psalms

Author : Artur Weiser
ISBN : 0664222978
Genre : Religion
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This commentary, a part of the Old Testament Library Series, focuses on the book of Psalms. The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys. The contributors are scholars of international standing.
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The Living Age

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ISBN : UOM:39015030040136
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The Great Compline

Author : Librăria Veche
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The Great Compline is a service celebrated in the Orthodox Church at the end of the day at the eve of certain Great Feasts (i.e. Nativity,Theophany, Annunciation), Tuesday and Thursday of Cheese-Fare Week (the week before Great Lent), and especially during the Great Lent on Monday through Thursday, and Monday and Tuesday of the Great Week. The Great Compline is a penitential office entreating the Lord to forgive us from our numerous sins during the course of the day and to protect us during the coming night.

Praying With The Saints To God Our Mother

Author : Daniel F. Stramara
ISBN : 9781621893653
Genre : Religion
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Praying--with the Saints--to God Our Mother celebrates the feminine characteristics of God by uncovering a treasury of texts that have been overlooked for centuries. Over 150 scriptural passages, both from the original biblical languages and other ancient translations, radiate the warmth and vitality of the maternal face of God. Additionally, passages from five Ecumenical Councils, all thirty-three Doctors of the Church, another thirty-six Fathers, and a total of seventy-one saints from every century reveal a vast richness of feminine images of God. Stramara's in-depth scholarship, presented in a format of prayer and meditation, makes this book inviting for all readers. Praying-with the Saints-to God Our Mother will be the standard reference for Christians of any tradition for years to come.
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