Household Gods

The British and Their Possessions

Author: Deborah Cohen

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300112139

Category: History

Page: 296

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At what point did the British develop their mania for interiors, wallpaper, furniture, and decoration? Richly illustrated, 'Household Gods' chronicles 100 years of British interiors, focusing on class, choice, shopping and possessions.
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Household Gods

Private Devotion in Ancient Greece and Rome

Author: Alexandra Sofroniew

Publisher: Getty Publications

ISBN: 1606064568

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 9351

Daily religious devotion in the Greek and Roman worlds centered on the family and the home. Besides official worship in rural sacred areas and at temples in towns, the ancients kept household shrines with statuettes of different deities that could have a deep personal and spiritual meaning. Roman houses were often filled with images of gods. Gods and goddesses were represented in mythological paintings on walls and in decorative mosaics on floors, in bronze and marble sculptures, on ornate silver dining vessels, and on lowly clay oil lamps that lit dark rooms. Even many modest homes had one or more religious objects that were privately venerated. Ranging from the humble to the magnificent, these small objects could be fashioned in any medium from terracotta to precious metal or stone. Showcasing the collections in the Getty Villa, this book’s emphasis on the spiritual beliefs and practices of individuals promises to make the works of Greek and Roman art more accessible to readers. Compelling representations of private religious devotion, these small objects express personal ways of worshiping that are still familiar to us today. A chapter on contemporary domestic worship further enhances the relevance of these miniature sculptures for modern viewers.
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Household Gods

Author: Harry Turtledove,Judith Tarr

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0575121513

Category: Fiction

Page: 508

View: 4625

Nicole Gunther-Perrin is a modern young professional, proud of her legal skills but weary of childcare, of senior law partners who put the moves on her, and of her deadbeat ex-husband. Following a ghastly day of dealing with all three, she falls into bed asleep - and awakens the next morning to find herself in a different life, that of a widowed tavernkeeper in the Roman frontier town of Carnuntum around 170 A.D. Delighted at first to be away from corrupt, sexist modern America, she quickly begins to realise that her new world is as complicated as her old one. Violence, dirt, and pain are everywhere - and yet many of the people she comes to know are as happy as those she knew in twentieth-century Los Angeles. Slavery is a commonplace, gladiators kill for sport, and drunkenness is taken for granted - but everyday people somehow manage to face life with humour and good will. No quitter, Nicole manages to adapt to her new life despite endless worry about the fate of her children "back" in the twentieth century. Then plague sweeps through Carnuntum, followed by brutal war. Amid pain and loss on a level she had never imagined, Nicole finds reserves of strength she had never known.
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Household Gods

Author: Aleister Crowley

Publisher: The Floating Press

ISBN: 1775410552

Category: Drama

Page: 45

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Dubbed "The Wickedest Man In the World", Aleister Crowley is best known for his occult writings and interests, but in a seemingly contradictory and bewildering list he also dabbled as a poet, mountaineer, chess player, painter, astrologist, spy, yogi, hedonist, bisexual, drug-taker and critic of society. He wrote the sacred document of Thelema, The Book of the Law. Household Gods is a play by the notorious Crowley.
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Household Gods

Author: Ted Kluck,Kristin Kluck

Publisher: Tyndale House

ISBN: 1612917712

Category: Religion

Page: 176

View: 9692

In the midst of a Christian subculture that idolizes families, an evangelical history of overcelebrating families, and a secular culture that overprograms families, one American family identifies the danger they’re in the midst of and embarks on a radical adventure. Household Gods offers an examination of the culture that spawned family idolatry and the steps we can take to flee this idolatry and escape to the Cross.
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House of God

Author: Samuel Shem

Publisher: Knaur eBook

ISBN: 3426416743

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

View: 601

Sechs junge Ärzte beginnen vollen Enthusiasmus ihr erstes Klinikjahr im House of God, beseelt von dem Wunsch, Menschen zu helfen und zu heilen. Doch ihre Ideale werden schnell fortgerissen im Strudel ihres rastlosen Alltags. Sie lernen die Schattenseiten der modernen Medizin kennen, werden zynisch, verzweifelt oder gleichgültig. Das House of God wird für sie zur Hölle ... »House of God« von Samuel Shem ist ein eBook von Topkrimi – exciting eBooks. Das Zuhause für spannende, aufregende, nervenzerreißende Krimis und Thriller. Mehr eBooks findest du auf Facebook. Werde Teil unserer Community und entdecke jede Woche neue Fälle, Crime und Nervenkitzel zum Top-Preis!
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Household Gods

The Religious Lives of the Adams Family

Author: Sara Georgini,Series Editor Papers of John Adams Sara Georgini

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190882587

Category:

Page: 376

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Reflecting on his past, President John Adams mused that it was religion that had shaped his family's fortunes and young America's future. For the nineteenth century's first family, the Adamses of Massachusetts, the history of how they lived religion was dynamic and well-documented. Christianity supplied the language that Abigail used to interpret husband John's political setbacks. Scripture armed their son John Quincy to act as father, statesman, and antislavery advocate. Unitarianism gave Abigail's Victorian grandson, Charles Francis, the religious confidence to persevere in political battles on the Civil War homefront. By contrast, his son Henry found religion hollow and repellent compared to the purity of modern science. Religion helped Abigail's great-grandson Brooks, a Gilded Age critic of capitalism, to prophesy two world wars. Globetrotters who chronicled their religious journeys extensively, the Adamses ultimately developed a cosmopolitan Christianity that blended discovery and criticism, faith and doubt. Drawing from their rich archive, Sara Georgini, series editor for The Papers of John Adams, demonstrates how pivotal Christianityas the different generations understood itwas in shaping the family's decisions, great and small. Spanning nearly four centuries of faith from Puritan New England to the Jazz Age, Household Gods tells a new story of American religion, as the Adams family lived it.
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Hindus of the Himalayas

Ethnography and Change

Author: Gerald Duane Berreman

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520014237

Category: Ethnology

Page: 440

View: 7745

Gerald Berreman's ethnographic study of a hill village in India is widely regarded as a classic in the field of social anthropology. In this new edition, Berreman returns to this village after ten years to record the ethnographic continuity and change in village lifestyle. A new prologue addsimportant insights to the bases for the ethnographic descriptions and analyses by outlining the research conditions of this study. A new epilogue records Berreman's findings after revisiting the village--focusing on the trends found in the village and the surrounding region to draw implications forthe country at large.
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Aliens in the Household of God

Homosexuality and Christian Faith in South Africa

Author: Paul Germond,Steve De Gruchy

Publisher: New Africa Books

ISBN: 9780864863300

Category: Christian gays

Page: 328

View: 8270

This goundbreaking volume explores, and challenges, the prejudice and discrimination that gay people experience within South African churches. Drawing from a broad and diverse base, these stories and essays suggest that 'heterosexism' is the problem.
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NIV, The Chronological Study Bible, eBook

Author: Thomas Nelson

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1401680135

Category: Bibles

Page: 1664

View: 1823

The Chronological Study Bible presents the text of the New International Version in chronological order - the order in which the events actually happened - with notes, articles, and full-color graphics that connect the reader to the history and culture of Bible times and gives the reader a dramatic, "you are there" experience. Features include full-color illustrations of places, artifacts, and cultural phenomena, contextual articles that connect Biblical times and world history and culture, daily life notes, time panels and charts that show the flow of Biblical history, and in-text and full-color maps. Part of the Signature Series line of Thomas Nelson Bibles Chronological Study Bibles sold to date: More than 400,000 Thomas Nelson Bibles is a proud supporter of World Vision in eradicating poverty and preventable deaths among children. Learn more and discover what you can do at www.seegodswordinaction.com.
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NIV, Essentials Study Bible, eBook

Easily Grasp the Fundamentals of Scripture through Lenses from 6 Bestselling NIV Resources

Author: Zondervan,

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310430216

Category: Bibles

Page: 1856

View: 8883

"Looking for the ultimate study Bible? The NIV Essentials Study Bible combines the best features of our six most popular Bibles. It’s designed to help you easily understand and interpret God’s Word, then apply it to your life. This Bible includes great study tools to help you unpack and discover Scripture. Features such as Q&A, detailed in-text study notes, timelines, photos and charts answer your questions, while helpful devotional insights shed new light on familiar passages. Biblical character profiles help you get to know the people of the Bible on a deeper level. Helpful notes are structured into a variety of “lenses” that shine a unique light on Scripture. As you study, you’ll find the ones that best speak to your heart, mind, and spirit. These unique lenses offer different approaches to studying God’s word. - Flyover Lens: Start each book with the big picture. These easy-to-read introductions from the popular Essential Bible Companion help you start each book with a general understanding of the context. - Unpack Lens: Looking for help understanding and interpreting Bible passages? These study notes from the well-loved NIV Study Bible offer valuable insight into the context and meaning behind the words. - Dig Deep, Look Close Lens: Articles and photos from the NIV Archaeological Study Bible bring Bible times to life. Go back in time with fascinating historical and archaeological discoveries. - Q & A Lens: Tackle your tough questions with thoughtful excerpts from the beloved NIV Quest Study Bible. Questioning is an important part of learning. - People Lens: You’ve heard the names before, but what do you really know about the characters within the pages of the Bible? Excerpts from the popular NIV Student Bible introduce you to 100 significant people in the Bible. - Guided Tour Lens: Helpful excerpts from the NIV Student Bible give context and explanation along the way. - Insight Lens: Notes from the NIV Student Bible point out interesting facts and shed light on verses you might have questions about. - Reflect and Respond Lens: These excerpts from the award-winning Great Rescue NIV Bible will help recap what you’ve read. Take a moment to reflect and digest each section as you walk through the sweeping narrative of the Bible. Tailor your journey through Scripture to the way you study best with the NIV Essentials Study Bible. It’s like six awesome resources in one. Order your copy today and take your study to the next level. This Bible offers a biblical perspective on the following topics: Angels, Creation, Evangelism, Ecology, Faith, Eternal Life, Church, Family, Forgiveness, God's love, God's will, Growing with God, Guilt, Holy Spirit, Idolatry, Immigration, Jesus’ life, Jesus’ miracles, Jesus’ fulfillment of prophecy, Judgment, Leadership, Marriage, Miracles, Money, Pagan gods, Parenting, Poverty, Prayer, Prophecy, Reliability of Scripture, Satan, Sanctification, Suffering, Temple, Warfare, Wealth, Women, YHWH, and more."
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NIV, Once-A-Day: Bible for Leaders, eBook

Author: N.A

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310443415

Category: Bibles

Page: 1344

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With this NIV Once-A-Day Bible for Leaders you can read through the Bible in a year. Or at your own pace. Now you can practice the spiritual discipline of daily Bible reading with a special focus on leadership. Plus, you can read at your own pace. Want a reading plan that will take you through the Bible in a year? You got it–with check boxes and all. Don’t want the guilt of falling behind? You won’t—each daily reading is not dated but numbered, allowing you the flexibility you need as you strive to engage God’s Word every day. The NIV Once-A-Day Bible for Leaders organizes the clear, accessible New International Version Bible into 365 daily readings. Each day’s reading includes a portion of Scripture from the Old Testament, the New Testament, and a Psalm or a Proverb. And to help you develop your leadership skills with a biblical focus, each daily reading includes a leadership insight from both past and present outstanding leaders. Featured leaders include Bill Hybels , Wayne Cordeiro, Erwin McManus, Charles Stanley, Max Lucado, Ann Voskamp, Chuck Swindoll, and many more.
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NIV, Holy Bible: Stock Car Racing, eBook

Author: Various Authors,

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310438276

Category: Bibles

Page: 1152

View: 6301

Featuring exciting and inspiring full-color inserts with photos of and insights from stock car racing’s finest personalities, the NIV Thinline Bible: Stock Car Edition is sure to be a motorsports fan’s favorite Bible. Motor Racing Outreach, a ministry to the world of motorsports, has partnered with Zondervan to create this Bible designed to delight race fans. MRO brings testimonies and photographs of the popular race personalities with whom they work on a daily basis—the drivers, the pit crews, the media spokespeople, and others associated with the world of racing. Combined with the complete text of the New International Version and offered in two innovative and cost-effective bindings, this title will make a wonderful gift for the true racing fan.
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NIV, Adventure Bible, Hardcover, Full Color

Author: Lawrence O. Richards

Publisher: Zonderkidz

ISBN: 0310555361

Category: Bibles

Page: 1472

View: 3762

The Adventure Bible keeps getting better. Its exciting features make learning about faith and growing up spiritually a thrilling journey. Twenty full-color pages offer inspiring activities set to a jungle safari theme. Life in Bible Times whisks you off to the ancient world to discover what life was like back then, with illustrations showing what people ate, where they slept, what kinds of work they did and more. From Jehu to Jesus, People in Bible Times reveals who’s who in the Scriptures. Words to Treasure highlights valuable verses to memorize. Did You Know? gives you insight into God’s Word and turns you into a Bible trivia master. Live It! suggests fun activities to help you remember the truths of the Bible and apply them. The Adventure Bible also features introductions with useful facts about each book of the Bible, a dictionary/concordance for looking up tricky words, and color maps to help you locate places in the Bible. The Adventure Bible is America’s bestselling children’s Bible—over 5 million sold!
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America the Harlot (Return to Your First Love)

Author: April Montgomery,Jon Hayton

Publisher: eBookIt.com

ISBN: 1456604392

Category: Religion

Page: 177

View: 5605

Spurned. Rejected. Abandoned is the true living God. America has walked away from the greatest love of her life-her Creator and Lord, Jesus Christ. As a fallen woman in God's eyes, America has prostituted herself for the love of many other things. Just as the ancient Israelites could not shake their idolatrous Egyptian origins, we Americans revel at the altar of our own desires. We have painted ourselves with our idolatry much like the Egyptian symbol of Horus, as represented on the cover. We crown ourselves as deities much like Pharaoh crowned himself as Horus while living. We refuse to serve the Lord alone. Hear the truth from Father God through a heart of love and correction for children that He loves too much to lose. America the Harlot Return to Your First Love is the cry of God's heart to His people to renounce all other desires before Him, repent of our sin, and return to Him. With true love, He longs for our return.
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Odyssee

Author: Homer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 51

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