Download Why I Am Not A Seventh-Day Adventist by Dr. Peter S. Ruckman PDF

By Dr. Peter S. Ruckman

In the course of the years, Seventh-day Adventists, like several heretics, have needed to “crawfish” on their doctrines. that's, they've got needed to again clear of what they initially taught. during this book, Dr. Ruckman offers with the crux factor of Seventh-day Adventism: the legalistic observance of the outdated testomony Jewish Sabbath through the recent testomony believer within the physique of Christ. you'll find from the Scriptures how the Sabbath used to be given as an indication to Israel (not the Church), how each Seventy-day Adventist breaks the Biblical Sabbath, the real nature of the Mark of the Beast that has not anything to do with going to church on Sunday, the genuine purposes a few Christians within the publication of Acts attended synagogues at the Sabbath, 4 “sabbaths” present in the booklet of Hebrews approximately which Ellen G. White in her Scriptural lack of knowledge knew not anything, and what the Scriptures truly say concerning the first and 7th days.

Dr. Peter S. Ruckman acquired his Bachelor of Arts measure from the college of Alabama and entire his formal schooling with six years of educating at Bob Jones collage (four complete years and speeded up summer time sessions), finishing specifications for the grasp of Arts and health professional of Philosophy measure. interpreting at a cost of 7 hundred phrases in keeping with minute, Dr. Ruckman had controlled to examine 6,500 books earlier than receiving his doctorate, and he nonetheless reads a standard of a ebook on a daily basis. Dr. Ruckman stands for absolutely the authority of the licensed model and gives no apology to any well-known pupil wherever for his stand. as well as preaching the gospel and educating the Bible, Dr. Ruckman has produced a finished choice of apologetic and polemic literature and assets assisting the authority of the approved model of the Holy Scriptures.

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Download Physical Evidence for Ritual Acts, Sorcery and Witchcraft in by Ronald Hutton PDF

By Ronald Hutton

This quantity investigates the actual facts for magic in medieval and sleek Britain, together with ritual mark, hid gadgets, amulets, and magical gear. The participants are the present specialists in each one region of the topic, and exhibit among them how abundant the facts is and the way vital it's for an realizing of background.

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Download Laissées pour mortes - by Rahmouna Salah PDF

By Rahmouna Salah

Le thirteen juillet 2001, à Hassi Messaoud, dans le sud de l'Algérie, près de cinq cents hommes agressent et torturent plus d'une centaine de femmes au cours d'une expédition punitive. Leur crime ? Avoir choisi de travailler, de vivre libre. À cette nuit de cauchemar succèdent l'humiliation, le mépris, l. a. peur. l. a. plupart des victimes choisissent d'oublier. Mais certaines refusent de se soumettre et exigent que les coupables soient condamnés. Rahmouna Salah et Fatiha Maamoura se sont battues jusqu'au bout. Ce témoignage a reçu le prix des Nouveaux droits de l'homme 2010.

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Download Defending God: Biblical Responses to the Problem of Evil by James L. Crenshaw PDF

By James L. Crenshaw

Within the historic close to East, while the gods detected gross impropriety of their ranks, they subjected their very own to trial. whilst mortals suspect their gods of wrongdoing, have they got the perfect to place them on trial? What lies at the back of the human undertaking to impose ethical criteria of habit at the gods? is that this attempt an act of vanity, as Kant advised, or a method of retaining theological discourse sincere? it's this question James Crenshaw seeks to handle during this wide-ranging learn of historical theodicies. Crenshaw has been writing approximately and wondering the problem of theodicy - the human attempt to justify the methods of the gods or God - for a few years. during this quantity he offers a synthesis of his principles in this perennially thorny factor. the end result sheds new gentle at the background of the human fight with this intractable challenge.

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Download Hieroglyphs: A very short introduction by Penelope Wilson PDF

By Penelope Wilson

Hieroglyphs have been excess of a language. They have been an omnipresent and omnipotent strength in speaking the messages of historical Egyptian tradition for over 3 thousand years. This historical type of expression was once used as artwork, as a method of selecting Egyptian-ness, even for communique with the gods. during this fascinating new research, Penelope Wilson explores the cultural importance of hieroglyphs with an emphasis on formerly overlooked components equivalent to cryptography and the ongoing decoding of the script nowa days. She covers subject matters just like the origins of writing in Egypt, hieroglyphic script and the Egyptian language, hieroglyphs and paintings, scribes and daily writing. She additionally examines the strong fascination hieroglyphs nonetheless carry for us today.This e-book is the appropriate reference for a person with an curiosity within the attention-grabbing civilization of old Egypt.

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Download Praying to a French God : the Theology of Jean-Yves Lacoste by Kenneth Jason Wardley PDF

By Kenneth Jason Wardley

Starting from the proposition that prayer is a subject that happens all through Lacoste's writing, and utilizing this proposition as a heuristic wherein to view, interpret and critique his idea, this publication examines Lacoste's position amid either the new ""theological turn"" in French inspiration and the submit struggle emergence of los angeles nouvelle théologie. Drawing upon unpublished and out of print fabric formerly only Read more...

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Download Body and Soul: A Sympathetic History of American by Robert S. Cox PDF

By Robert S. Cox

A manufactured from the "spiritual hothouse" of the second one nice Awakening, Spiritualism grew to become the quickest growing to be faith within the country through the 1850s, and one of many important responses to the common conception that American society used to be descending into atomistic particularity.

InBody and Soul, Robert Cox exhibits how Spiritualism sought to remodel sympathy into social perform, arguing that every person, residing and lifeless, was once poised inside of a nexus of have an effect on, and during the energetic propagation of those sympathetic bonds, a brand new and coherent society might emerge. Phenomena comparable to spontaneous somnambulism and sympathetic communion with the dead―whether via séance or "spirit photography"―were methods of transcending the obstacles dissecting the yankee physique politic, together with the final word barrier, dying. Drawing both upon social, occult, and physiological registers, Spiritualism created a distinct "social body structure" within which brain used to be built-in into physique and physique into society, prime Spiritualists into earthly social reforms, resembling women’s rights and anti-slavery.

From the start, even though, Spiritualist political and social expression used to be way more diversified than has formerly been famous, encompassing precise proslavery and antiegalitarian traces, and within the wake of racial and political alterations following the Civil struggle, the circulate started to fracture. Cox lines the eventual dissolution of Spiritualism throughout the contradictions of its quite a few nearby and racial factions and during their more and more circumscribed responses to a altering global. finally, he concludes, the background of Spiritualism was once written within the limits of sympathy, and never its unlimited potential.

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Download Hosea, Amos (Believers Church Bible Commentary) by Allen R Guenther PDF

By Allen R Guenther

During this 9th quantity within the sequence, Allen R. Guenther uncovers distinct positive aspects of the prophecies of Hosea and Amos and discerns a structural solidarity inside every one booklet. This paintings compares Israel's precise faith with religion in Judah. Guenther explores theological and sensible implications in their message to the church in its cultural settings.

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