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Word in the Wilderness
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Malcolm Guite
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-30 - Publisher: Canterbury Press

For every day from Shrove Tuesday to Easter Day, the bestselling poet Malcolm Guite chooses a favourite poem from across the Christian spiritual and English literary traditions and offers incisive seasonal reflections on it. Lent is a time to reorient ourselves, clarify our minds, slow down, recover from distraction and
The Word in the Wilderness
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Alexander Lawrence Ames
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-15 - Publisher:

Examines the history of Fraktur (illuminated religious manuscripts created and used by Pennsylvania Germans in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries) and explores its role in early American popular piety and devotional culture.
The Word in the Wilderness
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Alexander Lawrence Ames
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-13 - Publisher: Penn State Press

Once a vibrant part of religious life for many Pennsylvania Germans in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Fraktur manuscripts today are primarily studied for their decorative qualities. The Word in the Wilderness takes a different view, probing these documents for what they tell us about the lived religious experiences of
Arcana Cœlestia: or, Heavenly Mysteries contained in the Sacred Scriptures, or Word of the Lord, manifested and laid open ... Now first translated ... by a Society of Gentlemen [or rather by John Clowes. With the text of Genesis and Exodus].
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Emanuel Swedenborg
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1803 - Publisher:

Books about Arcana Cœlestia: or, Heavenly Mysteries contained in the Sacred Scriptures, or Word of the Lord, manifested and laid open ... Now first translated ... by a Society of Gentlemen [or rather by John Clowes. With the text of Genesis and Exodus].
The Ingenious Edgar Jones
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Elizabeth Garner
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-05 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Set in nineteenth-century Oxford, and shot through with a powerful sense of magic, Elizabeth Garner's new novel will appeal both to fans of historical fiction and to the huge Susanna Clarke/Philip Pullman fanbase. In nineteenth-century Oxford, an extraordinary child is born - Edgar Jones, a porter's son with a magical