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Revisiting Rahab: Another Look at the Woman of Jericho

Author : Kimberly D. Russaw
Publisher : Wesley's Foundery Books
Page : 128 pages
File Size : 54,5 Mb
Release : 2021-06-10
Category : Religion
ISBN : 1953052002

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Revisiting Rahab: Another Look at the Woman of Jericho by Kimberly D. Russaw Pdf

Remembered primarily as the prostitute who helped the Israelites claim the land of promise, Rahab has been relegated to the crevices of the story and the reader's imagination. Described as foreign woman and branded as a sex-worker, Rahab nevertheless defies the authority of the Jericho king and negotiates with representatives of the Israelite army, thereby saving her family and more. According to author Kimberly Russaw, Rahab, rather than being one-dimensional, is a complex, unwieldy character who upends the patriarchal ecosystem. By reframing Rahab, Russaw offers the biblical character as an exemplar of the inconvenient characters who persist at the margins even today. Russaw argues that the writers of Judges make the point that God is a promise keeper even to those beyond the Israelite camp.

Black Scholars Matter

Author : Gay L. Byron,Hugh R. Page
Publisher : SBL Press
Page : 245 pages
File Size : 45,5 Mb
Release : 2022-10-20
Category : Social Science
ISBN : 9781628373158

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Black Scholars Matter by Gay L. Byron,Hugh R. Page Pdf

Distinctive, Powerful, Transformational This book collects the presentations of twelve leading Africana scholars who participated in the groundbreaking #Black Scholars Matter virtual symposium held in August 2020 that was organized by the Society of Biblical Literature's Black Scholars Matter Task Force in coordination with the SBL’s Committee on Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the Profession. These scholars share their perspectives on biblical studies and their experiences in the discipline on a range of topics, including blatant and subtle forms of bias and racism; mentoring; lessons of struggle, sacrifice, and lack of support; reflections on the obstacles of national tragedies, geographical locations, and academic disciplines; and the challenges of creating a more welcoming environment for the next generation of Black biblical scholars. Eight additional contributors and stakeholders that have administrative and decision-making responsibilities within theological and other settings address the need for institutional and personal accountability. Contributors include Efraín Agosto, Cheryl B. Anderson, Randall C. Bailey, Gay L. Byron, Ronald Charles, Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder, Steed Vernyl Davidson, Sharon Watson Fluker, John F. Kutsko, Vanessa Lovelace, Madipoane Masenya (Ngwan'a Mphahlele), Raj Nadella, Hugh R. Page Jr., Adele Reinhartz, Kimberly D. Russaw, Abraham Smith, Shively T. J. Smith, Mai-Anh Le Tran, Renita J. Weems, and Vincent L. Wimbush.

Stony the Road We Trod

Author : Cain Hope Felder
Publisher : Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Page : 367 pages
File Size : 51,8 Mb
Release : 2021-11-30
Category : Bible
ISBN : 9781506472041

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Stony the Road We Trod by Cain Hope Felder Pdf

A hallmark of American Black religion is its distinctive use of the Bible in creating community, resisting oppression, and fomenting social change. Stony the Road We Trod accomplishes this--and much more. This expanded edition contains a new introduction and three new essays that underscore the historic importance of this book for a new generation.

Angel's Demon

Author : Melanie Tomlin
Publisher : Kylani Press
Page : 376 pages
File Size : 48,9 Mb
Release : 2018-05-01
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780994499622

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Angel's Demon by Melanie Tomlin Pdf

Protect Little Mother, when the time comes ... Satan's archdemon, Asmodeus, is jealous of the relationship the earth-bound angel, Helena, has with his lord and master. He has devised a plan that will rid them of the harlot for good, one that requires stealth, loyalty and a sacrificial lamb. Gina's children are awakening, only to find that someone is methodically torturing and murdering anyone who has met her. The self-proclaimed angel followers seek out Helena, who they're supposed to protect, each of them wondering what an immortal could possibly need protection from. They believe that in the end it is she who will protect them. When Helena learns of what's going on in the world around her, she tries to save as many lives as she can. Yet to stop the carnage she must come face-to-face with another earth-bound angel and defeat him — or die.

Revisiting the Bible

Author : Anonymous Christian
Publisher : Anonymous Christian
Page : 3725 pages
File Size : 40,6 Mb
Release : 2024-02-14
Category : Religion
ISBN : 8210379456XXX

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Revisiting the Bible by Anonymous Christian Pdf

Revisiting the Bible is a free book about the Book of Revelation, artificial super intelligence, fulfilled prophecy, bad apologetics and various insights. This book is rather long with some two-hundred chapters and because of this fact it cannot be easily summarized. That said the foremost purpose of this book is a detailed commentary on the Book of Revelation to explain the nature of the beast, or the antichrist, and the mysteries of God. Although given the length of the commentary there is more theology than talk about the beast or artificial super intelligence. The book is also available as a completely free download on my website.

The Secret Mandate of Rahab

Author : Ezreaonne Jackson
Publisher :
Page : 97 pages
File Size : 55,5 Mb
Release : 2012-09-17
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781300191858

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The Secret Mandate of Rahab by Ezreaonne Jackson Pdf

We must come to a place in our lives that our self-worth and value are esteemed and in unity with the Father's worth for us. You too can resurrect from the ashes of your past, the mockery that crouches on the stoop of your incarcerated life, and resume a position to charge with aim and tenacity to get your life back!

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Lexington Books
Page : 299 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 2024-02-29
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 9781978712010

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Enoch and the Gospel of Matthew

Author : Amy E. Richter
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Page : 242 pages
File Size : 43,7 Mb
Release : 2012-07-18
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781621893929

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Enoch and the Gospel of Matthew by Amy E. Richter Pdf

Matthew's Gospel contains material unique to it among the canonical Gospels. What is the background for this material? Why does the writer of Matthew's Gospel tell the story of Jesus in the way he does--including women in his genealogy, telling the story of the birth of Jesus in his particular way, and including the visit of the magi led by a star? Enoch and the Gospel of Matthew shows that the writer of Matthew was familiar with themes and traditions about the antediluvian patriarch Enoch, including the story of the fall of the angels called "watchers," who transgress their heavenly boundaries to engage in illicit relations with women and teach them forbidden arts. The Gospel writer shows that Jesus brings about the eschatological repair of the consequences of the watchers' fall as told in the Enochic legend. This study focuses on Matthew's genealogy and infancy narrative and also has implications for the study of women in Matthew, since it is often through the stories of women in Matthew that the repair of the watchers' transgression takes place.

Vindicating the Vixens

Author : Sandra Glahn
Publisher : Kregel Academic
Page : 304 pages
File Size : 45,5 Mb
Release : 2017-11-30
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9780825444135

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Vindicating the Vixens by Sandra Glahn Pdf

Christianity Today 5-Star Review Publishers Weekly Review Foreword Reviews Indie Awards Finalist Gain a greater understanding of gender in the Bible through the eyes of a diverse group of evangelical scholars who assert that Christians have missed the point of some scriptural stories by assuming the women in them were "bad girls." Did the Samaritan woman really divorce five husbands in a world where women rarely divorced even one? Did Bathsheba seduce King David by bathing in the nude? Was Mary Magdalene really a reformed prostitute? While many have written studies of the women in the Bible, this is a new kind of book--one in which an international team of male and female scholars look afresh at vilified and neglected women in the Bible. The result is a new glimpse into God's heart for anyone, male or female, who has limited social power.

Daughters of Eve

Author : Martyn Whittock,Esther Whittock
Publisher : Lion Books
Page : 167 pages
File Size : 47,8 Mb
Release : 2021-03-19
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9780745980874

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Daughters of Eve by Martyn Whittock,Esther Whittock Pdf

Women play an immensely important role in the Bible: from Eve to the Virgin Mary, Sarah to Mary Magdalene, Naomi to the anonymous woman suffering severe menstrual bleeding who was healed by Jesus. They are a sisterhood of faith. As such, they challenge many of our assumptions about the role of women in the development of the biblical story; about the impact of faith on lives lived in the 'heat and dust' of the real world. Here we will meet the prostitute who ended up in the genealogy of Jesus, a national resistance fighter, a determined victim of male sexual behaviour who challenged patriarchal power, a far from meek and mild mother of Jesus, a woman whose life has been so misrepresented that she is now the subject of the most bizarre conspiracy theories, and more. Renowned historians and Biblical scholars, Martyn and Esther Whittock, take the reader on a fascinating journey, one unafraid to ask difficult questions, such as, 'Was Eve set up to fall?'

Bank on It

Author : Susan Henderson
Publisher : Randall House Publications
Page : 116 pages
File Size : 45,6 Mb
Release : 2002-12
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 0892659653

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Rahab, Woman of Jericho

Author : Diana Wallis Taylor
Publisher : Whitaker House
Page : 263 pages
File Size : 52,6 Mb
Release : 2020-08-04
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781641234542

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Rahab, Woman of Jericho by Diana Wallis Taylor Pdf

Some biblical scholars maintain that Rahab, the woman who hid Joshua’s two spies, was a harlot or prostitute. So how did she become one of the ancestors of Jesus Christ? Wouldn’t the Father ensure a pure lineage for His Son? In this historical fiction, author Diana Wallis Taylor offers a beautiful story of intrigue that suggests Rahab was a descendent of Ephraim, one of the ten lost tribes of Israel. With no available Jewish men in her town, she marries Radames, a young Egyptian officer who is the new governor of Jericho. When the Israelites approach Canaan with their army, pharaoh sends word that he is withdrawing his troops. Radames fabricates a story to tell Jericho’s king, but Hammurabi doesn’t believe it…and he has his eye on the beautiful Rahab. What will happen to Rahab after the lecherous king poisons her husband? How can she save her family from the invading Israelites? God parted the waters of the Jordan River for them—will He likewise provide miracles and blessings to her Ephraimite clan if they can rejoin their people?

War, Memory, and National Identity in the Hebrew Bible

Author : Jacob L. Wright
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Page : 297 pages
File Size : 48,6 Mb
Release : 2020-07-23
Category : Political Science
ISBN : 9781108480895

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War, Memory, and National Identity in the Hebrew Bible by Jacob L. Wright Pdf

Shows how biblical authors, like more recent architects of national identities, constructed identity in direct relation to memories of war.

The Crimson Cord (Daughters of the Promised Land Book #1)

Author : Jill Eileen Smith
Publisher : Revell
Page : 368 pages
File Size : 54,5 Mb
Release : 2015-02-10
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781441221155

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The Crimson Cord (Daughters of the Promised Land Book #1) by Jill Eileen Smith Pdf

Wife to a gambler who took one too many risks, Rahab finds herself sold as a slave to cover her husband's debt. Forced into prostitution by Dabir, counselor to the Syrian king, Rahab despairs of ever regaining her freedom and her self-respect. But when Israelite spies enter Jericho and come to lodge at her house, Rahab sees a glimmer of hope and the opportunity of a lifetime. In one risky moment, she takes a leap of faith, puts her trust in a God she does not know, and vows to protect the spies from the authorities. When the armies of Israel arrive weeks later, Rahab hopes they will keep their promise, but she has no idea what kind of challenges await her outside Jericho's walls--or if she will ever know the meaning of love. Under Jill Eileen Smith's talented hand, the familiar story of Rahab bursts forth in high definition. Readers will find themselves fully immersed in a world of dark and dusty streets, clandestine meetings, and daring escapes as a mysterious biblical figure claims her full humanity--and a permanent place in readers' hearts.

Kaiju of Biblical Proportions

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Independently Published
Page : 102 pages
File Size : 54,7 Mb
Release : 2019-02-09
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781795350341

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Kaiju of Biblical Proportions by Anonim Pdf

Godzilla, Mothra, and Gamera are all well-known kaiju in Japanese stories and movies. These strange creatures, often of enormous size, tend to bring chaos along with them wherever they go. Intruigingly enough, kaiju-like beings can be found throughout the Bible in creatures such as Leviathan, Rahab, and Behemoth. But what exactly are these beings? Are they mythical? Are they symbolic? Are they supernatural beings? Were they living creatures that existed long ago? Or do they still exist today, hidden from us? Can all of these questions even be concretely answered?Pastor Jamin Bradley takes the perspectives of many different scholars into account in attempts to help us find the real significance behind these creatures. This short experimental work is one part academic and one part artistry. Experience what happens when the full-color art of Asia is melded with deep Bible study in, Kaiju of Biblical Proportions.