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For the Glory

For the Glory
A Book

by Tom DeHuff

  • Publisher : Peter Randall Pub
  • Release : 1993
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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For the Glory of God

For the Glory of God
How Monotheism Led to Reformations, Science, Witch-Hunts, and the End of Slavery

by Rodney Stark

  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 2015-01-27
  • Pages : 504
  • ISBN : 1400866804
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Rodney Stark's provocative new book argues that, whether we like it or not, people acting for the glory of God have formed our modern culture. Continuing his project of identifying the widespread consequences of monotheism, Stark shows that the Christian conception of God resulted--almost inevitably and for the same reasons--in the Protestant Reformation, the rise of modern science, the European witch-hunts, and the Western abolition of slavery. In the process, he explains why Christian and Islamic images of God yielded such different cultural results, leading Christians but not Muslims to foster science, burn "witches," and denounce slavery. With his usual clarity and skepticism toward the received wisdom, Stark finds the origins of these disparate phenomena within monotheistic religious organizations. Endemic in such organizations are pressures to maintain religious intensity, which lead to intense conflicts and schisms that have far-reaching social results. Along the way, Stark debunks many commonly accepted ideas. He interprets the sixteenth-century flowering of science not as a sudden revolution that burst religious barriers, but as the normal, gradual, and direct outgrowth of medieval theology. He also shows that the very ideas about God that sustained the rise of science led also to intense witch-hunting by otherwise clear-headed Europeans, including some celebrated scientists. This conception of God likewise yielded the Christian denunciation of slavery as an abomination--and some of the fiercest witch-hunters were devoted participants in successful abolitionist movements on both sides of the Atlantic. For the Glory of God is an engrossing narrative that accounts for the very different histories of the Christian and Muslim worlds. It fundamentally changes our understanding of religion's role in history and the forces behind much of what we point to as secular progress.

For the Glory

For the Glory
The Life of Eric Liddell

by Duncan Hamilton

  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 2016-05-12
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN : 1473508894
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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‘Eric Liddell deserves a definitive biography. This is it.’ Sunday Times, Books of the Year Faster. Higher. Stronger. No one has embodied the ideals of the Olympic movement quite like Eric Liddell, star of the Oscar-winning film Chariots of Fire. After refusing to compete on religious principle in the event in which he was favourite, the 100 metres, at the 1924 Games in Paris, Liddell won an astonishing gold medal in the 400 metres. But instead of pursuing a path of global fame and fortune, he chose to follow his calling as a missionary in the country of his birth, China, a land which then fell under the iron grip of a brutal Japanese army. Liddell became the inspirational leader of the work camp in which he, like many thousands, was interned, and For the Glory is the full story of his life, of his family, of his fellow prisoners and the terrible hardships and atrocities they experienced in the Far East. This is the tale of a sporting icon, a man of honour and principle who paid the ultimate sacrifice while becoming the moral centre of an otherwise unbearable world.

Some for the Glory

Some for the Glory
A Book

by Louis Zara

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1937
  • Pages : 569
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Captain and the Glory

The Captain and the Glory
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by Dave Eggers

  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 2019-12-05
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN : 0241989302
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A hilarious, biting satire of the United States and its unpredictable leader from the best-selling author of The Circle The grand ship Glory has been skilfully captained for years, but when its well-loved old skipper decides to step down, a new leader thrusts himself forward and a new era begins. The new Captain is vulgar, bumbling and inexplicably confident. With no knowledge of nautical navigation or maritime law - nor even, as he has repeatedly remarked, a particular liking for boats - he solemnly swears to shake things up. Together with his band of petty thieves and confidence men known as the Upskirt Boys, the Captain enthralls his passengers: writing his dreams and notions on the cafeteria whiteboard, boasting of his exemplary anatomy, devouring cheeseburgers, and tossing anyone who dissatisfies him overboard. Until one day a famous pirate, long feared by passengers of the Glory but revered by the Captain for how phenomenally masculine he looks without a shirt while riding a horse, appears on the horizon . . .

Go for the Glory

Go for the Glory
A Book

by Lauraine Snelling

  • Publisher : Bethany House Pub
  • Release : 1991
  • Pages : 159
  • ISBN : 9781556612183
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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After a string of wins, Trish breaks her arm, and since the horse Trish and her father have entered in both the Santa Anita Derby and the Kentucky Derby won't tolerate another rider, it seems that they're going to miss the greatest opportunity of their li

Getting Fired for the Glory of God

Getting Fired for the Glory of God
Collected Words of Mike Yaconelli for Youth Workers

by Mike Yaconelli

  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release : 2008-10-21
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 0310309093
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Scripture is full of the voices of prophets who convicted, irritated, edified, exhorted, chastised, instructed, encouraged, and proclaimed the Truth. Many followed these prophets; many hated them; some dismissed them; others laughed at them; still others wanted them silenced. The same could be said of Mike Yaconelli. Like the prophets of old, Mike was a blend of the sacred and the profane, the outspoken and the insecure, the gentle lamb and the roaring lion. This paradox lives on in his writing and in his recorded words. In Mike Yaconelli you’ll discover a bold, passionate, and ultimately prophetic voice reminding us to stay focused on Jesus, to hold life lightly, to walk together as we love kids, and to devote ourselves to an outrageously gracious God who loves our souls into being. If you’re in youth ministry today, it’s likely that—someway, somehow—Mike Yaconelli played a part in it. Much of the playfulness, creativity, and humility that exist in youth ministry were first nurtured by the life and work of Mike Yaconelli. Reactions to Mike Yaconelli are rarely neutral. He forces you to react, to feel, to think and to question: He loved youth ministry, but at the same time he wanted to dismantle it; he pastored a church yet proclaimed churches to be dull and stifling. He poked fun at powerful Christian celebrities but was disarmingly open about his own pride and weaknesses. Despite founding one of the largest youth working organizations in the world, Mike advocated for a counter-cultural faith that emphasized small over big, few over many, and silent over loud. His words carry all of these contradictions, leaving readers both inspired and frustrated...often at the same time. Years after his death, Christians across the globe still turn to the words of Mike Yaconelli to uncover the divine mischief, the shameless truth-telling, the love of kids, and the passion for Jesus that make youth ministry the irresistible calling he claimed it to be. People turn to Mike Yaconelli not just because of what he wrote, they turn to Mike Yaconelli because of what he aspired to live.

The Folly and the Glory

The Folly and the Glory
America, Russia, and Political Warfare 1945–2020

by Tim Weiner

  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release : 2020-09-22
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1627790861
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From Tim Weiner, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, an urgent and gripping account of the 75-year battle between the US and Russia that led to the election and impeachment of an American president. With vivid storytelling and riveting insider accounts, Weiner traces the roots of political warfare – the conflict America and Russia have waged with espionage, sabotage, diplomacy and disinformation – from 1945 until 2020. America won the cold war, but Russia is winning today. Vladimir Putin helped to put his chosen candidate in the White House with a covert campaign that continues to this moment. Putin’s Russia has revived Soviet-era intelligence operations gaining ever more potent information from—and influence over—the American people and government. Yet the US has put little power into its defense. This has put American democracy in peril. Weiner takes us behind closed doors, illuminating Russian and American intelligence operations and their consequences. To get to the heart of what is at stake and find potential solutions, he examines long-running 20th century CIA operations, the global political machinations of the Soviet KGB around the world, the erosion of American political warfare after the Cold War, and how 21st century Russia has kept the cold war alive. The Folly and the Glory is an urgent call to our leaders and citizens to understand the nature of political warfare – and to change course before it’s too late.

The Light and the Glory

The Light and the Glory
1492-1793

by Peter Marshall,David Manuel

  • Publisher : Revell
  • Release : 2009-03-01
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN : 0800732715
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Now revised and expanded for the first time in more than thirty years, this classic will now be available for a new generation of readers.

The Glory of Ganapati

The Glory of Ganapati
A Book

by Vāsiṣṭha Gaṇapatimuni

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1978
  • Pages : 38
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Health for the Glory of God

Health for the Glory of God
A Book

by Mary Magdalene Kurtz Landis

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1976-01-01
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 9780739917275
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Clear instructions are given from guidelines in the Bible for maintaining good health of body and mind for the glory of God. This book includes such titles as these: The Human Body--Its Beginning, Keeping Clean for God's Glory, Food for the Body, a Healthy Mind, and Courtesy for God's Glory. Contains thirteen lessons plus reviews.

Into the Glory

Into the Glory
A Book

by Jamie Buckingham

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1976-03
  • Pages : 249
  • ISBN : 9780882701493
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Glory Field

The Glory Field
A Book

by Walter Dean Myers

  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release : 1994
  • Pages : 375
  • ISBN : 9780590458986
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Follows five generations of an African-American family, from the capture and enslavement of the first ancestor, through the Civil War and the end of segregation, to a troubled cousin's reunion with his family. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Reissue.

The Blood and the Glory

The Blood and the Glory
A Book

by Billye Brim

  • Publisher : Destiny Image Publishers
  • Release : 1997-10-23
  • Pages : 158
  • ISBN : 1606831348
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Salvation is more than just being saved from sin. Salvation is being saved to the glory of God. We were created in the likeness and the image of God, and it is His desire for us to be crowned with His glory and honor. The Blood and the Glory reveals how the power of the Blood of Jesus and the glory of God fit together in God's plan of redemption. This exciting book draws from the experiences of great leaders of faith from the past to rekindle the power of the Blood of Jesus in the Church today. Combining personal stories with strong biblical principles, Billye Brim teaches the importance of depending upon the Blood of Jesus in your daily walk with God. You will understand as never before that without the Blood of Jesus, it is impossible to be prepared for the glory of God. By using the principles outlined in this book you will learn: How to use the Blood of Jesus to overcome the enemy How to use the Blood of Jesus to protect your family How to draw a blood line around your property and possessions How to maintain victory through the Blood of Jesus How the Blood of Jesus is connected to the outpourings of the Holy Spirit. We are in the last days. The circle of glory is almost complete. It is through the Blood of Jesus that we can be redeemed to our rightful place of glory and honor in the kingdom of God.

The Power and the Glory

The Power and the Glory
A Book

by Grace MacGowan Cooke

  • Publisher : UPNE
  • Release : 2003
  • Pages : 373
  • ISBN : 9781555535537
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A rollicking good read that deals with such modern-day concerns as ecological feminism, social activism, gender roles, and class distinctions.

The Music of The Work and the Glory: The work and the glory ; Pillar of light ; This I know ; Lord, make us one ; Goin' to Zion ; A marvelous work ; You brought my song to life ; Together, life is grand! ; O God, where art thou? ; Someday I'll hold him again ; Seasons of joy ; Praise to the man

The Music of The Work and the Glory: The work and the glory ; Pillar of light ; This I know ; Lord, make us one ; Goin' to Zion ; A marvelous work ; You brought my song to life ; Together, life is grand! ; O God, where art thou? ; Someday I'll hold him again ; Seasons of joy ; Praise to the man
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by Lynn S. Lund,Gerald N. Lund

  • Publisher : Bookcraft, Incorporated
  • Release : 1995-08-01
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9781570081880
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Tomorrow the Glory

Tomorrow the Glory
A Book

by Heather Graham

  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Release : 2017-12-01
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 1420147021
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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“A MASTER STORYTELLER.” --RT Book Reviews THE WOMAN She is Kendall Moore—a spirited southern belle as proud as she is beautiful, driven by a cruel marriage-bed betrayal to risk her life in a dangerous gamble for freedom . . . THE MAN He is Brent McClain—the Confederate agent who meets Kendall aboard the warship Jenni-Lyn, and loses his heart in a single, searing night of passion . . . THE GLORY But war and treachery soon tear them apart—Brent into raging battle, Kendall into desperate flight from a scorned husband’s white-hot vengeance. They live only for the promise of tomorrow—and a love that will burn forever in both their hearts.

The Glory Hole

The Glory Hole
A Book

by Stewart Edward White

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1924
  • Pages : 495
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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God Gets the Glory

God Gets the Glory
A Book

by Jacqueline Ferrell

  • Publisher : Xulon Press
  • Release : 2013-02-01
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9781625095800
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Jacqueline Ferrell is a native of Charleston, South Carolina. She is born to the proud parents of Bessie Mae Ferrell and Elijah Ferrell. She is the Fifth child of six children. She has one daughter Elisha Patrice Ferrell. She is a licensed minister and servant of the most High God. She also graduated from Community Bible Institute & Seminary earning her Bachelor degree in Religious Education. In addition, she also earned her degree from Lehman College in Liberal Arts graduating Cum Laude. In which she gives all the glory to God for allowing her to accomplish these great honors. Jacqueline Ferrell is a prayer warrior for the Lord; she is a prophetic intercessor that God has ordained for this season. Minster Jacqueline Ferrell wrote these letters that were birthed out of her spirit. One night she had an encounter with the Lord that changed her life forever. The Lord Himself visited her in an open vision where the light was unlike any other that she had ever experienced. And then He spoke: "seek ye first the kingdom of God" (Matthew 6:33) and the second word was "anything you ask in My Son (Jesus) Name, I will do it." This book was birthed out of the experiences that followed. God has brought her through struggles and trials, engulfed with the knowledge that Abba (Father) was always there to listen and give directions. She stands on "God Gets the Glory," no matter what turmoil may come. God still remains faithful to His word. He will and always will get the Glory. The letters speak to her father in whom she affectionately calls...... "DADDY"

The Glory of a True Church, and Its Discipline Display'd. Wherein a True Gospel-Church is Described. Together with the Power of the Keys, and who are to be Let In, and who to be Shut Out

The Glory of a True Church, and Its Discipline Display'd. Wherein a True Gospel-Church is Described. Together with the Power of the Keys, and who are to be Let In, and who to be Shut Out
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by Benjamin Keach

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1697
  • Pages : 69
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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