Author: Misty McGlugritch
Publisher: Tate Publishing
ISBN: 159886520X
Format: PDF
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In N.A.I.L.S.-Necessary Atonement in Lamb's Sacrifice, you'll witness how God spoke to Misty, telling her, You will not die, you will live; I have things for you to do. You will discover how God led her on a 15 year journey to create unforgettable, powerful, moving acronyms that speak to people on end time spiritual issues of today.

Necessary Sacrifice

Author: Noelle Winters
ISBN: 9781718871366
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Second chances can happen when you least expect them.Running a domestic violence shelter keeps Emma Stevens on her toes, and serves as a living reminder of her mother's legacy that falling in love can hurt you in more ways than one. But when one of her clients is murdered, Emma comes face to face with a detective who makes her question her resolve to remain safely unattached.Reeling from her wife's death, Nick Tanner fled her life as a homicide detective in the big city. But when a brutal murder rocks the police department in sleepy Battle Creek, she isn't prepared for the haunting memories, or complications, it brings - especially stubborn therapist Emma, who is determined to solve the case all by herself if she has to.But when Emma becomes the target for a killer, both their lives - and the love building between them - are put in danger. Is it better to love with the risk of losing, or not love at all?

Necessary Goods

Author: Gillian Brock
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847688197
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As the distinguished contributors to this volume evaluate the moral force of needs they approach questions of obligation and moral interest from a variety of different theoretical perspectives including contractarian, rights-based, and Kantian.

Sacrifice and Community

Author: Matthew Levering
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405152176
Format: PDF
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This book explores the character of the Eucharist as communion inand through sacrifice. It will stimulate discussion because of itscontroversial critique of the dominant paradigm for Eucharistictheology, its reclamation of St Thomas Aquinas’s theology ofthe Eucharist, and its response to Pope John Paul II’sEcclesia de Eucharistia. Argues that the Eucharist cannot be separated from sacrifice,and rediscovers the biblical connections between sacrifice andcommunion. Timed to coincide with the Year of the Eucharist, proclaimed byPope John Paul II. Reclaims the riches of St Thomas Aquinas’s theology ofthe Eucharist, which had recently been reduced to a metaphysicaldefence of transubstantiation.

Theological Essays II

Author: Eberhard Jüngel
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 0567659879
Format: PDF, ePub
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Covering the major topics in Christian dogmatics and philosophical theology, this work includes a comprehensive survey of Jüngel's own theology; interpretative studies of Kierkegaard and the work of Heinrich Vogel; dogmatic studies of the historical Jesus, the hiddenness of God, the sacrifice of Christ, justification and ethics, aesthetics and theological anthropology. Throughout, the work is characterised by Jungel's acute analysis of texts and themes in theology and philosophy, and by lively engagement with the intellectual heritage of modernity.

Echoes of His Voice

Author: Babatunde Ajimoti
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469197626
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The overwhelming rush of everyday life makes it easy for us to lose our sense of purpose and hope. Various stories in Echoes of His Voice give inspiration on how be sensitive to our Gods voice and walk in His purpose every day.

Sacrifice and the Body

Author: Revd Dr John Dunnill
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472400488
Format: PDF, Kindle
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What is sacrifice? For many people today the word has negative overtones, suggesting loss, or death, or violence. But in religions, ancient and modern, the word is linked primarily to joyous feasting which puts people in touch with the deepest realities. How has that change of meaning come about? What effect does it have on the way we think about Christianity? How does it affect the way Christian believers think about themselves and God? John Dunnill's study focuses on sacrifice as a physical event uniting worshippers to deity. Bringing together insights from social anthropology, biblical studies and Trinitarian theology, Dunnill links to debates in sociology and cultural studies, as well as the study of liturgy. Through a positive view of sacrifice, Dunnill contributes to contemporary Christian debates on atonement and salvation.

To Die in Cuba

Author: Louis A. Pérez Jr.
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 146960874X
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For much of the nineteenth century and all of the twentieth, the per capita rate of suicide in Cuba was the highest in Latin America and among the highest in the world--a condition made all the more extraordinary in light of Cuba's historic ties to the Catholic church. In this richly illustrated social and cultural history of suicide in Cuba, Louis A. Perez Jr. explores the way suicide passed from the unthinkable to the unremarkable in Cuban society. In a study that spans the experiences of enslaved Africans and indentured Chinese in the colony, nationalists of the twentieth-century republic, and emigrants from Cuba to Florida following the 1959 revolution, Perez finds that the act of suicide was loaded with meanings that changed over time. Analyzing the social context of suicide, he argues that in addition to confirming despair, suicide sometimes served as a way to consecrate patriotism, affirm personal agency, or protest injustice. The act was often seen by suicidal persons and their contemporaries as an entirely reasonable response to circumstances of affliction, whether economic, political, or social. Bringing an important historical perspective to the study of suicide, Perez offers a valuable new understanding of the strategies with which vast numbers of people made their way through life--if only to choose to end it. To Die in Cuba ultimately tells as much about Cubans' lives, culture, and society as it does about their self-inflicted deaths.