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Surprised By Obedience

Author : Mary Tallon
ISBN : 0986462640
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Raymond V. J. Windsor, MB, ChB, FRCS, Ed., FRACS, OBE, is much loved by those whose lives he has touched. This man envelops family, friends, patients, students and colleagues within his generous orbit and, by believing in them, empowers them to engage with life and to run the race with vigour.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Surprised By Sin

Author : Stanley Eugene Fish
ISBN : 067485747X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In 1967 Milton studies was divided into two camps: one claiming (per Blake and Shelley) that Milton was of the devil's party, the other claiming (per Addison and C. S. Lewis) that the poet's sympathies were obviously with God and his loyal angels. Fish has reconciled the two camps by subsuming their claims in a single overarching thesis.
Category: Literary Criticism

Still Surprised

Author : Warren Bennis
ISBN : 0470944641
Genre : Business & Economics
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An intimate look at the founding father of the modern leadership movement Warren Bennis is an acclaimed American scholar, successful organizational consultant and author, and an expert in the field of leadership. His much awaited memoir is filled with insights about the successes and failures from his long and storied life and career. Bennis' life and career have traversed eight decades of first-hand experience with tumultuous episodes of recent history-from Jewish child in a gentile town in the 30's, a young army recruit in the Battle of the Bulge to a college student in the one of the first progressive precursors to the civil rights movement to a patient undergoing daily psychoanalysis for five years, and later a university provost during the Vietnam protests. Reveals the triumphs and struggles of the man who is considered the pioneer in the contemporary field of leadership studies Bennis is the author of 27 books including the bestseller On Becoming a Leader This is first book to examine the extraordinary life of Warren Bennis by the man himself.
Category: Business & Economics

Surprised By Laughter Revised And Updated

Author : Terry Lindvall
ISBN : 9781595554796
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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For C. S. Lewis, merriment was serious business, and like no book before it, Surprised by Laughter explains why. Author Terry Lindvall takes readers on a highly amusing and deeply meaningful journey through the life and letters of one of the most beloved Christian thinkers and writers. As Lindvall shows, the unique magic of Lewis's approach was his belief that explosive and infectious joy dwells deep in the heart of Christian faith. Readers can never fully understand Lewis, his life or his legacy until they learn to laugh with him.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Blind Obedience

Author : Bill Boyd
ISBN : 0865547076
Genre : Social Science
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Relates the notorious case of a bitter feud that ended in murder in 1905, when Joe Rawlins sent his sons to kill the family of W.L. Carter, and chronicles the subsequent trial of Rawlins and his sons.
Category: Social Science

Trust And Obey Man S Part In Joining God S Family

Author : Ken Nissen
ISBN : 9781490834740
Genre : Religion
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How can it be? How can salvation be God’s gift of grace through faith and not by works; yet there are tons of Bible verses that connect eternal life directly to obedience and faithfulness? It was a great aid to me to see how both are given, and they do not conflict at all. I have written several papers to show this, and they have been helpful to a number of people. So I am enclosing these into a book form. Each paper shows in various ways how both the faith and obedience verses are valid and precious. “According to Scripture … very good … I agree with everything in it … I don’t think we will ever fully know God’s part and our part, but this is the closest I have ever seen … It is the best bridge I have seen … I feel it is a unique and much needed contribution.” (concerning Paradox). —Dr. Robertson McQuilkin, president emeritus of Columbia International University “Very thought-provoking! I’ve been aware of this Paradox, but having it presented like this highlights the grace-works elements in our faith which must be confronted. It also broadens one’s appreciation for the Word.” (concerning Paradox). —Dave Scovill, missionary, translator, missions counselor, administrator, and writer
Category: Religion

Jesus Is God Surprised

Author : Salome Nhira
ISBN : 9781490826714
Genre : Religion
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Jesus Is God—Surprised! This revelatory book focuses on the undeniable and yet surprising truth that Jesus is God. It parallels the names, characteristics, and attributes of God the Father, to that of His Son, Jesus Christ. You will be convinced from the scriptures, inspirationally mined from the Word of God and spoken directly by God the Father to His people from Genesis to Revelation and by the Lord Jesus in the New Testament, that Jesus is more than the Son of God. All scriptural conversations attest that this stranger from Galilee is indeed God, Elohim, I Am, Yahweh, Jehovah, Adonai, El Shaddai, Shammah, in fact all the attributes of His Father. Your spiritual understanding and consciousness of the deity of Jesus Christ will transcend to another dimension. Like Zacchaeus in Luke 19 who wanted “to see who Jesus is,” this book is a very simple way in which the Lord is asking you to dine with Him. After the sumptuous divine meal of this book, you are going to be fully convinced that Jesus is God. Information is simply head knowledge, but revelation from this book is internal. Enjoy!
Category: Religion

Surprised By Hope Participant S Guide

Author : N. T. Wright
ISBN : 9780310692140
Genre : Religion
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Many Christians believe our future in heaven is all that really matters. But that's not what the Bible teaches. In this six-session small group Bible study (DVD/digital video sold separately), premier Bible scholar N. T. Wright brings you inside the Scriptures to grasp the full, breathtaking hope Jesus offers the world, and its impact on your life today. Gain an exciting new vision for your life on earth in light of your future in heaven. Wonderful as is the promise of heaven, a glorious hereafter is just part of what salvation is about. What about today? Jesus called his followers the salt of the earth and the light of the world. Your life here and now is of tremendous consequence, and what you believe about the future has a direct impact on how you live in the present. In six transforming, faith-inspiring sessions, premiere biblical scholar N. T. Wright opens your eyes to the amazing full scope of what God's Word has to say about the world to come and the world that is. Filled with discussion questions, thoughts for reflection, and ideas for personal application, this study guide will help you get the most out of each session as you explore such questions as What is heaven really like? Is our main duty as Christians simply to help non-Christians get there? What hope does the gospel hold for this present life? In what ways does God intend for us to experience that hope personally and spread its healing power to the world around us? Surprised by Hope provides a clearer vision both of the future and of God's kingdom at hand today. This study provides individual and group activities, additional background material, and between-session personal studies that will enhance your experience of the video sessions. Sessions include: Hope for the World The Hope of the Resurrection The Hope of Heaven The Hope of Jesus’ Second Coming The Hope of Salvation The Hope of the Church Designed for use with the Surprised by Hope Video Study (sold separately).
Category: Religion

Between Mutiny And Obedience

Author : Leonard V. Smith
ISBN : 9781400863792
Genre : History
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Literary and historical conventions have long painted the experience of soldiers during World War I as simple victimization. Leonard Smith, however, argues that a complex dialogue of resistance and negotiation existed between French soldiers and their own commanders. In this case study of wartime military culture, Smith analyzes the experience of the French Fifth Infantry Division in both pitched battle and trench warfare. The division established a distinguished fighting record from 1914 to 1916, yet proved in 1917 the most mutinous division in the entire French army, only to regain its elite reputation in 1918. Drawing on sources from ordinary soldiers to well-known commanders such as General Charles Mangin, the author explains how the mutinies of 1917 became an explicit manifestation of an implicit struggle that took place within the French army over the whole course of the war. Smith pays particular attention to the pivotal role of noncommissioned and junior officers, who both exercised command authority and shared the physical perils of men in the lower ranks. He shows that "soldiers," broadly defined, learned to determine rules of how they would and would not fight the war, and imposed these rules on the command structure itself. By altering the parameters of command authority in accordance with their own perceived interests, soldiers and commanders negotiated a behavioral space between mutiny and obedience. Originally published in 1994. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Category: History

The Wild Baron

Author : Catherine Coulter
ISBN : 1101214287
Genre : Fiction
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Catherine Coulter introduces the dashing Carrington brothers with the story of Rohan, a man with a rakish reputation but a heart of pure gold...
Category: Fiction