Valeria

Una visión de Jesús de Nazareth mucho más humana, íntima, amorosa y cercana

Esta es una reinterpretación de los angeles juventud y los angeles vida adulta de Jesús de Nazareth, a partir de su supuesta relación con Valeria, una joven romana de clase acomodada que vive en Judea. Tras bambalinas, s omos testigos del entramado político y el interés romano en el reino de Israel como enclave geográfico para l. a. expansión del Imperio.

Sin embargo, los angeles historia se centra en l. a. influencia que tiene el espíritu libre y desenfadado de Valeria en el joven Jesús, y cómo éste construye poco a poco su ideología basada en el amor y el goce del mundo, como obra de Dios, y que siglos más tarde sería desvirtuada por intereses de grupos en el poder. En este libro, los milagros son vistos como actos que obedecen más a l. a. renovación de los angeles conciencia y a l. a. capacidad de renacer en uno mismo y mirar al mundo con otros ojos, que a capacidades divinas.

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Story of Christianity, Volume 2 (The Reformation to the Present Day)

By Justo L. Gonzalez

Starting with the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century, this totally revised and up-to-date moment quantity of the tale of Christianity maintains the magnificent background of the world's greatest faith. Award-winning historian Justo Gonzalez deliver to existence the folks, dramatic occasions, and theological debates that experience formed Protestantism, Catholicism, and Orthodoxy. From the monk Martin Luther, who dared to face as much as a corrupt pope, to the unbelievable unfold and becoming power of today's church in Africa, Asia, and South the USA, the tale of Christianity deals a whole and up to date retelling of this awesome background.

With new details at the vital contributions of girls to church heritage in addition to the newest details on Christianity in constructing international locations, Gonzalez's richly textured examine discusses the alterations and instructions of the church as much as the twenty-first century. the tale of Christianity covers such contemporary occurrences because the fall of the Soviet Union and the go back of the Russian Orthodox Church; feminist, Africa-American, and Third-World theologies; the scandals and controversies dealing with the reign of Pope Benedict XVI; interfaith discussion; and the circulation towards solidarity of all Christian church buildings. This revised and up-to-date variation of the tale of Christianity concludes with a considerate examine the key concerns and debates dealing with Christianity this day.

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The Quakers: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

By Pink Dandelion

This is the appropriate introductory advisor to the historical past and ideas of the Quakers, one of many world's such a lot attention-grabbing and enigmatic spiritual teams. rising in England within the 1650s as an intensive sect not easy the established order, the Quakers at the moment are top recognized for his or her anti-slavery actions, their principled stance opposed to warfare, and their pioneering paintings in penal reform. recognized Quakers comprise Thomas Paine, Walt Whitman, Lucretia Mott, Herbert Hoover, James Dean, Judi Dench, and A.S. Byatt. And whereas the gang nonetheless continues a particular worship way to in attaining a right away come upon with God, which has been on the center of the flow on the grounds that its starting, Quakers this day are hugely varied: a few perform a protestant evangelicalism, others aren't any longer Christian. during this generously illustrated publication, purple Dandelion, the prime specialist on Quaker reports, attracts at the newest scholarship to chart the historical past of the sect and its present-day range world wide, exploring its special approach to worship, trust, theology and language, and ecumenism. It concludes through putting the Quakers within the wider non secular photo and predicting its future.

About the Series: Oxford's Very brief Introductions deals concise and unique introductions to a variety of subjects--from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, and Literary idea to heritage. now not easily a textbook of definitions, every one quantity presents trenchant and provocative--yet regularly balanced and complete--discussions of the relevant matters in a given subject. each Very brief creation supplies a readable evolution of the topic in query, demonstrating the way it has built and motivated society. regardless of the quarter of analysis, regardless of the subject that fascinates the reader, the sequence has a convenient and reasonable advisor that may most likely turn out indispensable.

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101 Arguments Against Christianity

By Jayden Raine

Ultimately, a concise consultant to the most typical and uncomplicated arguments opposed to Christians and the Bible and of their many varieties. Apologists, atheists, agnostics, pagans, and witches, do that booklet if you want to enhance your good judgment and examine the reality.

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Slaying the Debt Dragon: How One Family Conquered Their Money Monster and Found an Inspired Happily Ever After

By Cherie Lowe

Are your funds getting uncontrolled? have you ever made error together with your cash? Are you in additional debt than you’d wish to admit?

Cherie Lowe has been there. She and her relatives discovered themselves $127,482.30 in debt (did your jaw drop?). They hadn’t received a yacht, blown it on clothier outfits, or bought a mansion. The small, daily costs of dwelling simply further up―until without notice, the Lowes have been being threatened by means of one dragon of a debt.

But via labor and with God’s support, Cherie’s relations vanquished this foe, one invoice at a time. and you may too! In Slaying the Debt Dragon, Cherie stocks how her conflict on debt made her financially unfastened, reinforced her marriage, taught her young ones beneficial money-management abilities, and taken her complete family members in the direction of God and each other. As you learn her conflict stories, you’ll be armed with the guns you must struggle your individual monetary foes. With God, all issues are possible―and your encouraged fortunately ever after can commence this present day.

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Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus

By Kyle Idleman

Are you a follower of Jesus? Don’t solution too fast. in truth, you might have considered trying to learn this e-book earlier than you solution in any respect. ponder it a “Define the connection” dialog to figure out precisely the place you stand. you'll certainly be a passionate, absolutely committed follower of Jesus. Or, you'll be only a fan who admires Jesus yet isn’t able to permit him cramp your type. even so, probably you’re no longer into Jesus, interval. at the least, don’t take the question—Are you a follower of Jesus?—lightly. a few humans don’t comprehend what they’ve acknowledged definite to and folks don’t discover what they’ve stated no to, says Pastor Kyle Idleman. yet Jesus is able to essentially outline the connection he desires together with his fans. now not a Fan calls you to think about the calls for and rewards of being a real disciple. With frankness sprinkled with humor, Idleman invitations you to dwell the best way Jesus lived, love the way in which he enjoyed, pray the best way he prayed, and not hand over dwelling for the person who gave his considering you.

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Pilgrim's Progress (Bunyan): Updated, Modern English. More than 100 Illustrations.

Usually disguised as whatever that might support him, evil accompanies Christian on his trip to the Celestial urban. As you stroll with him, you will start to establish brand new many spiritual pitfalls. those are offered by means of males comparable to Pliable, who turns again on the Slough of Despond; and lack of information, who believes he is a real follower of Christ while he is rather basically trusting in himself. each one personality represented during this allegory is deliberately and profoundly actual in its depiction of what we see throughout us, and regrettably, what we too frequently see in ourselves. yet whereas Christian is injured and approximately killed, he finally prevails to the tip. So can you.

the simplest a part of this publication is the Bible verses further to the textual content. the unique Pilgrim's Progress indexed the Bible verse references, however the verses themselves are so impactful while tied to the scenes during this allegory, that they're now incorporated in the textual content of this ebook. The textual content is tweaked barely enough to make it readable at the present time, for the younger and the previous. children particularly may be attracted to the unique illustrations incorporated during this incredible vintage.

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For Men Only: A Straightforward Guide to the Inner Lives of Women

By Shaunti Feldhahn, Jeff Feldhahn

Finally - you could comprehend Her!
 
Women: advanced and most unlikely to understand?  have you ever given up attempting to "get" the lady on your life?  if this is the case, you're in for a delightful eye-opener: she will be able to be understood.  Even higher - you can also make her happy.  so that it will make you happy.
 
The bestselling writer of for girls purely groups along with her husband to supply males the foremost to unlocking the mysterious methods of women.  via Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn's nationwide medical survey and hundreds and hundreds of interviews, For males basically finds what you are able to do this day to enhance your relationship.  And think it or now not, as Jeff assures males, "It's no longer splitting the atom."
 
What makes her tick?  what's she quite asking (but now not truly saying)?  Take the guesswork out of attempting to please your spouse or female friend and start loving her within the approach she needs.  Easily.  For males simply is an easy map that might lead you immediately into her heart.

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Escape

By Carolyn Jessop

The dramatic first-person account of lifestyles within an ultra-fundamentalist American non secular sect, and one woman’s brave flight to freedom along with her 8 children.

When she used to be eighteen years outdated, Carolyn Jessop was once coerced into an prepared marriage with a complete stranger: a guy thirty-two years her senior. Merril Jessop already had 3 better halves. yet prepared plural marriages have been an essential component of Carolyn’s history: She used to be born into and raised within the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), the novel offshoot of the Mormon Church that had settled in small groups alongside the Arizona-Utah border. Over the following fifteen years, Carolyn had 8 youngsters and withstood her husband’s mental abuse and the watchful eyes of his different other halves who have been locked in a continuing conflict for supremacy.

Carolyn’s each movement was once dictated through her husband’s whims. He determined the place she lived and the way her youngsters will be handled. He managed the cash she earned as a faculty instructor. He selected after they had intercourse; Carolyn may perhaps in simple terms refuse—at her peril. For within the FLDS, a wife’s compliance together with her husband made up our minds how a lot prestige either she and her young children held within the relations. Carolyn used to be depressing for years and sought after out, yet she knew that if she attempted to go away and acquired stuck, her young ones will be taken clear of her. No lady within the kingdom had ever escaped from the FLDS and controlled to get her kids out, too. yet in 2003, Carolyn selected freedom over worry and fled her domestic together with her 8 childrens. She had $20 to her name.

Escape exposes an international tantamount to a jail camp, created by means of non secular lovers who, within the identify of God, deprive their fans the correct to make offerings, strength girls to be absolutely subservient to males, and brainwash childrens in church-run faculties. in contrast heritage, Carolyn Jessop’s flight takes on a unprecedented, inspiring energy. not just did she deal with a bold get away from a brutal atmosphere, she grew to become the 1st lady ever granted complete custody of her young ones in a contested swimsuit concerning the FLDS. And in 2006, her reviews to the Utah legal professional normal on church abuses shaped a very important a part of the case that ended in the arrest in their infamous chief, Warren Jeffs.

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