"As James H. Moorhead shows in this study, the change in the view of the last things was symptomatic of a series of major transformations in American religion and culture. It demonstrated the triumph of critical biblical scholarship and revealed the new face of Protestant piety, in which the fear of hell disappeared, heaven became the best of this world writ large, and death lost some of its sting. It reflected the ethos of an emerging consumer culture; it shaped the foreign missions movement, the social gospel, and ecumenical endeavor; and it encouraged churches to adopt the ideal of businesslike efficiency and bureaucratic operation."--BOOK JACKET.
Mainstream American Protestant Visions of the Last Things, 1880-1925
Author: James H. Moorhead,Mary McIntosh Bridge Professor of American Church History James H Moorhead
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Adrift in New York, an alcoholic cop searches for meaning in his life by revisiting his past The department has taken away Dermot Davey’s gun. After countless incidents of excessive force and on-the-job drunkenness, and one harrowing moment where he nearly killed a civilian, the New York Police Department has dumped him on the “Bow and Arrow Squad”—the home for alcoholic cops unfit to carry firearms. Without his pistol, Dermot feels like he’s hardly a cop. As his marriage tanks, Dermot drinks, and considers ending it all. But everything changes when he learns about his dad. Dermot’s father disappeared when he was a child, leaving Dermot’s mother to raise him alone. Now Dermot hears word that his old man has surfaced in Ulster, the heart of the increasingly bloody Irish Troubles. Hoping to find redemption, he travels to Ireland to meet his father. What he finds is a war-torn, deadly place—a brutish, ugly city that is nevertheless no uglier than the darkness inside his own soul. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Jimmy Breslin including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.
Author: Jimmy Breslin
Publisher: Open Road Media
In a new version of the myth of Atlantis, the lost continent is home to the Olympian gods and is located in the Bermuda Triangle, and one man holds the key to its survival.
Author: Molly Cochran,Warren Murphy
Publisher: Tom Doherty Assoc Llc
In these conversations with film maker and writer Lucette Verboven, Thomas Keating OCSO Â? bestselling author, Trappist monk and founder of the Centering Prayer movement Â? looks back on his long life and spiritual development. Following on from his previous books Invitation to Love, Open Mind, Open Heart and The Mystery of Christ, Father Keating now turns his attention to the themes of awakening, the nature of true happiness and the character and purpose of death. World Without End also contains an interview with Abbot Joseph Boyle OCSO, who presides over the monastery where Father Keating is resident, high in the Rocky Mountains in Snowmass, Colorado. Verboven's insightful questions probe at the depths of Father Keating's spirituality, discussing identity, transformation, silence, nature and the cosmos Â? themes universal and applicable to all those searching for a deeper and more meaningful life.
Author: Thomas Keating,Lucette Verboven,Joseph Boyle
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Following Rivers of Gold and The Golden Empire and building on five centuries of scholarship, World Without End is the epic conclusion of an unprecedented three-volume history of the Spanish Empire from “one of the most productive and wide-ranging historians of modern times” (The New York Times Book Review). The legacy of imperial Spain was shaped by many hands. But the dramatic human story of the extraordinary projection of Spanish might in the second half of the sixteenth century has never been fully told—until now. In World Without End, Hugh Thomas chronicles the lives, loves, conflicts, and conquests of the complex men and women who carved up the Americas for the glory of Spain. Chief among them is the towering figure of King Philip II, the cultivated Spanish monarch whom a contemporary once called “the arbiter of the world.” Cheerful and pious, he inherited vast authority from his father, Emperor Charles V, but nevertheless felt himself unworthy to wield it. His forty-two-year reign changed the face of the globe forever. Alongside Philip we find the entitled descendants of New Spain’s original explorers—men who, like their king, came into possession of land they never conquered and wielded supremacy they never sought. Here too are the Roman Catholic religious leaders of the Americas, whose internecine struggles created possibilities that the emerging Jesuit order was well-positioned to fill. With the sublime stories of arms and armadas, kings and conquistadors come tales of the ridiculous: the opulent parties of New Spain’s wealthy hedonists and the unexpected movement to encourage Philip II to conquer China. Finally, Hugh Thomas unearths the first indictments of imperial Spain’s labor rights abuses in the Americas—and the early attempts by its more enlightened rulers and planters to address them. Written in the brisk, flowing narrative style that has come to define Hugh Thomas’s work, the final volume of this acclaimed trilogy stands alone as a history of an empire making the transition from conquest to inheritance—a history that Thomas reveals through the fascinating lives of the people who made it. Praise for World Without End “Readers will not find a more reliable guide to the maturing Spanish Empire. . . . World Without End reminds us that the far-flung Spanish Empire was the work of many minds and hands, and by the end their myriad stories carry a cumulative charge.”—The New York Times Book Review “A sweeping, encyclopedic history of the arrogance, ambition, and ideology that fueled the quest for empire.”—Kirkus Reviews “Literary power is a vital part of a great historian’s armoury. As in his earlier books, Thomas demonstrates here that he has this in abundance.”—Financial Times “A vivid climax to Hugh Thomas’s three-volume history of imperial Spain.”—The Telegraph “Thomas clearly excels in the Spanish history of religion, politics, and culture, [and] successfully shows that Spain’s global ambition knew no bounds.”—Publishers Weekly From the Hardcover edition.
Spain, Philip II, and the First Global Empire
Author: Hugh Thomas
Publisher: Random House
His code name is Angel Eyes. He's the ultimate spy who has stolen prototype weapons which, strangely, never show up on the black market. CIA operative Steve Conway knows what's next on Angel Eyes's list--a revolutionary combat uniform that renders a soldier virtually invisible. But when a trap is set, things go terribly wrong. Now to retrieve the weapon, Conway must go one-on-one with the most dangerous man in the world.
Author: Chris Mooney
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
This collection of essays from established scholars and rising stars offers fresh perspectives in eschatology for the Pentecostal and Charismatic movements. The fresh readings of eschatology in this volume are valuable because they demonstrate that Pentecostals no longer need to look to others to interpret their theology for them but can stand as scholars and thinkers in their own right.
World Without End
Author: Peter Althouse,Robby Waddell
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
"Everything comics have the potential to achieve. It still leaves me in awe." — Black Gate Magazine. Millions of years in the future, a new world emerges — a world made of living flesh, surrounded by acidic seas. Rotten at the edges, awash in gangrene swamps, and bristling with mountains of bone, the planet's simmering core houses the stark city of Bedlam, where an all-male race suppresses every manifestation of femininity. In this magnificently illustrated dreamscape of brutality and eroticism, a mysterious female presence called Rumour arises to challenge super-commando Brother Bones in a deadly war between the sexes. World Without End offers a compelling blend of science-fiction allegory and fantasy adventure. Author Jamie Delano's unique vision of a strange, immersive world is perfectly complemented by John Higgins's stunning illustrations. The epic tale was originally published by DC Comics as a six-part series. This edition is its first single-volume publication. Suggested for mature readers.
The Complete Collection
Author: Jamie Delano
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
This book looks at environmental change from different periods of history to reveal its impact on societies and how they either coped successfully or failed to respond adequately to its demands. Examples discussed include the eruption of Santorini in Mycenaean Greece, the rise and fall of the Mayas, deforestation of the mediterranean in Roman times, the extinction of big game in North America, and the eruption of Thera and its impact on Minoan civilization. Later examples include sea level change, tourism in the Alps, the dessication of the Aral Sea, and the Three Gorges Dam.
Environmental Disaster and the Collapse of Empires
Author: Ian Whyte
Publisher: I. B. Tauris
The World Without End is a Spiritual manuscript. This manuscript is written with the strong inspiration from the MOST HIGH, WHO has yielded these knowledge and wisdom to me, and to let it be known to you, the readers. Even though this manuscript will cause many to go into denial, it will be to others as an eyes opener and will inspired many, I do believe. This manuscript will give the knowledge concerning the three Worlds, as mankind of today is presently living in this Third World. It will yield the knowledge why all three Worlds were destroyed, and I said all three Worlds, because even this Third World is doomed already according to the writing of the Scriptures. Indeed ... this is a book that many would like to see it submerged from the public view.
Time for an Awakening
Author: Prince Yosef II
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Marjorie Suchocki's groundbreaking work "The End of Evil" provides the backdrop for this high-powered discussion of the usefulness of process thought for understanding Christian eschatology in light of postmodernism and contemporary natural science. Taking as their starting point the metaphysics of Alfred North Whitehead as well as Suchocki's creative adaptation of his thought, nine distinguished philosophers and theologians look hard at the theoretical assumptions of Christian eschatology and ask if process thought provides a more suitable language for restating these classic teachings today. The opinions expressed here range from affirmations of process theology to direct challenges to the legitimacy of framing Christian eschatology in this way. The book also includes an important afterword in which Suchocki responds to her colleagues and critics, especially those proposing new process-oriented understandings of Christian eschatology. Both engaged and engaging, "World without End" will encourage natural scientists, classically trained Christian theologians, and process theologians to rethink their basic presuppositions about the end of the world and the future of the human race. Contributors: Joseph A. Bracken, S.J. Anna Case-Winters Philip Clayton Roland Faber Lewis S. Ford John F. Haught Catherine Keller Jurgen Moltmann Robert Cummings Neville Marjorie Hewitt Suchocki
Christian Eschatology from a Process Perspective
Author: Joseph A. Bracken
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
the new threats to our biosphere
Author: Katherine Montague,Peter Montague
Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group
Author: Gilbert Frankau
Publisher: New York : [s.n.]