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The Hungering Dark

Author : Frederick Buechner
ISBN : 9780060611750
Genre : Religion
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These powerful reflections on biblical themes by one of today's most popular religious writers point up the truth that the darkness of doubt is often necessary to provoke a hunger for God. The Hungering Dark towers as one of Fredrick Buechner's best statements on contemporary belief challenged by doubt. Drawing on texts from the Old and New Testaments, The Hungering Dark invites us to discover the hidden face of God, the manifestation of his grace, revealed in stillness, in unexpected places, often "through a glass, darkly." It invites us to say yes to "the possibility of God", and to recover "this fantastic hope that the future belongs to God...that holiness will return to our world."
Category: Religion

The Hungering Dark

Author : Stephen R. Clark
ISBN : 9781512745146
Genre : Fiction
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I dont know what it is or what it isnt. I dont know how it works or functions. I dont know if its magic, pure evil straight from hell, alien, or what. All I know is what it does when the lights go out. And I know I never want to be in the same room with it in the dark. A mysterious and deadly threathoused in a strange puzzle boxhas found its way to the humble town of Timbuk, Pennsylvania. The objects origins reach all the way back to Moses, the plagues, and Pharaohs wicked magicians. For centuries, secret groups have been hunting the box and its contents. One group allegedly seeks to destroy it. The othercalled the Descendantsseeks to use it to visit revenge on the Jewish people. Now fate has placed the box in the hands of an unassuming Christian family, a small-town sheriff, a female state trooper, and a professor of biblical archaeology. Realizing the power the puzzle box holds, they must do everything they can to keep their communityand the worldsafe from the deadly darkness.
Category: Fiction

The Christian Skeptic

Author : Jody Seymour
ISBN : 9781630878917
Genre : Religion
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The Christian Skeptic was written for those who are not sure if they can still call themselves Christian because they are no longer able to "drink the Kool-Aid" of orthodoxy. It is also for seekers who find the person of Jesus intriguing or compelling but who struggle with all the doctrines that surround his story. Inspired by Leslie Weatherhead's now out-of-print book The Christian Agnostic, Jody Seymour takes a fresh look at some of the basic tenets of the Christian Faith. He offers new insight into concepts such as the nature of God, the person and work of Jesus, how to read the Bible, the role of the church, and the question of whether or not Jesus really said "my way or the highway." This book will give you an opportunity to explore the faith with the windows open to some fresh air, and you may discover that being caught between belief and doubt is a good place to be.
Category: Religion

Whistling In The Dark

Author : Frederick Buechner
ISBN : IND:39000004266891
Genre : Religion
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Awry and thought-provoking jaunt through the spiritual terrain of our everyday language -- a lexion of uncommon insight to jar the mind and nourish the soul. "I think of faith as a kind of whistling in the dark, because in much the same way," writes Buechner, "it helps to give us courage and to hold the shadows at bay."
Category: Religion

Popular World Fiction 1900 Present A De

Author : Walton Beacham
ISBN : STANFORD:36105014747476
Genre : Literary Collections
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Publishing and critical history of best-selling world fiction writers; critical evaluations of selected titles.
Category: Literary Collections

The Episcopalian

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ISBN : WISC:89064897739
Genre : Anglican Communion
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Category: Anglican Communion

Library Journal

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ISBN : UVA:X000018006
Genre : Libraries
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Category: Libraries

Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : OSU:32435069980480
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

A Look At The Book

Author : Charles R. Swindoll
ISBN : 0849984947
Genre : Bible
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The goal of this study is to gain an overall perspective of the Bible and to understand its flow and how each part relates to the other.
Category: Bible

Episcopal Year

Author : Philip Deemer
ISBN : WISC:89064486616
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Frederick Buechner

Author : Marjorie Casebier McCoy
ISBN : UOM:39015019116568
Genre : Novelists, American
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This guide to the life and writings of Frederick Buechner chronicles the life of the popular theologian and novelist and thoroughly examines the themes that motivate his work
Category: Novelists, American

Secrets In The Dark

Author : Frederick Buechner
ISBN : 0061751022
Genre : Religion
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Frederick Buechner has long been a kindred spirit to those who find elements of doubt as constant companions on their journey of faith. He is a passionate writer and preacher who can alter lives with a simple phrase. Buechner's words, both written and spoken, have the power to revolutionize and revitalize belief and faith. He reveals the presence of God in the midst of daily life. He faces and embraces difficult questions and doubt as essential components of our lives, rather than as enemies that destroy us. "Listen to your life!" is his clarion call. This theme pervades this definitive collection of sermons, delivered throughout Buechner's lifetime. Presented chronologically, they provide a clear picture of the development of his theology and thinking. Reflecting Buechner's exquisite gift for storytelling and his compassionate pastor's heart, Secrets in the Dark will inspire laughter, hope, and bring great solace. Turn the pages and rediscover what it means to be thoughtful about faith. See why this renowned writer has been quoted in countless pulpits and beloved by Americans for generations.
Category: Religion

On Earth As In Heaven

Author : Arthur Paul Boers
ISBN : 9781556357848
Genre : Religion
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Do we touch God and meet Jesus in a church or a soup kitchen? In a monastery or on skid row? In a Bible camp or a housing project? In heaven or on earth? Such distinctions are false, says Arthur Paul Boers. We can't experience God in heaven without loving the needy on earth. Nor can we truly love the needy on earth if not empowered by God in heaven.
Category: Religion

Habits Of Thought In The English Renaissance

Author : Debora K. Shuger
ISBN : 0802080472
Genre : Literary Criticism
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By examining orthodox methods of thought in the Renaissance, the author tries to reconstruct a picture of the dominant culture of the period in England between 1580 and 1630.
Category: Literary Criticism