Portraits of Devotion

Author: Beth Moore

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 1433684748

Category: Religion

Page: 768

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From Beth Moore's Personal Reflection Series on the lives of Jesus, David, John, and Paul comes 366 devotional readings to draw you closer to God. Experience the life-changing, bondage-breaking power of God's Word each day as you journey through some of the most amazing stories of devotion found in the Bible.

100 Portraits of Christ

Author: Henry Gariepy

Publisher: Chariot Victor Publishing

ISBN: 9781564761217

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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This is an ideal book for times of quiet meditation as well as for reference use. As a devotional work, it examines names and descriptions of Christ.

Whispers of Hope

10 Weeks of Devotional Prayer

Author: Beth Moore

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 1433681099

Category: Religion

Page: 225

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Guides readers through the process of offering Scripture-saturated prayer to God in response to a daily Bible reading.

Believing God Day by Day

Growing Your Faith All Year Long

Author: Beth Moore

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 0805447989

Category: Religion

Page: 400

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Reminds Christians that God is bigger than one can imagine, explaining how God's plan is for the believer's life to really work so all will know His promises are entirely true. Original.

Looking Up

Trusting God With Your Every Need

Author: Beth Moore

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 0718038770

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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When life is looking down, look up and find God’s deliverance! Life can be hard . . . sometimes to the point of feeling as though your struggles will never end.Looking Up Devotional is bestselling author Beth Moore’s timeless message of hope and deliverance taken from Psalm 40 in a new deluxe edition. Each entry includes a verse, a daily reading, and a prayer. You’ll discover you are indeed not alone, and that God’s gracious provision of love and faithfulness is at work, pointing you toward a life of wholeness. Daily readings gently lead you into His arms finding lasting purpose and peace. Content for this devotional was adapted from Beth’s bestselling book Get Out of That Pit. Trim Size: 5 x 7

The Theater of Devotion

East Anglian Drama and Society in the Late Middle Ages

Author: Gail McMurray Gibson

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226291024

Category: Drama

Page: 268

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In this interdisciplinary study of drama, arts, and spirituality, Gail Gibson provides a provocative reappraisal of fifteenth-century English theater through a detailed portrait of the flourishing cultures of Suffolk and Norfolk. By emphasizing the importance of the Incarnation of Christ as a model and justification for late medieval drama and art, Gibson challenges currently held views of the secularization of late medieval culture.

Vision, Devotion, and Self-Representation in Late Medieval Art

Author: Alexa Sand

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107032229

Category: Art

Page: 428

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This book focuses on one of the most attractive yet poorly understood features of late-medieval manuscript illumination: the portrait of the book owner at prayer within the pages of her own prayer-book. Beguiling because they appear to offer a direct view into the lives of medieval individuals - especially women - these are in fact religiously loaded images. They concern themselves with the relationship between visible images, visionary experience, and God's omnipresent vision, and thus strike at the very core of medieval Christian concerns about salvation and the efficacy of prayer.

Paul

90 Days on His Journey of Faith

Author: Beth Moore

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 1433673045

Category: Religion

Page: 448

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Best-selling author Beth Moore has a remarkable gift for crafting insightful Bible character studies. Millions have been drawn to her inspired lessons, and the media has called her “America’s Bible teacher.” The PERSONAL REFLECTIONS series continues to reintroduce Beth’s most beloved character-driven books, expanding them into 90-day experiences that include nearly all of the text from her original work, plus thoughtful questions and journal space to engage readers throughout this special time of study. Paul: 90 Days on His Journey of Faith is the new presentation of Moore’s enduring favorite, To Live Is Christ. Indeed, life with Christ meant a 180-degree turn for the apostle Paul who went from Christian basher to Christian chapmion, from church attacker to church father. When Jesus captured Paul’s soul, He got all of him. The same can be true for you.

Praying God's Word Day by Day

Author: Beth Moore

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 0805454551

Category: Religion

Page: 382

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Praying God’s Word is author Beth Moore’s best-selling release to date. A landmark book among women and men, it continues to serve readers in "tearing down strongholds by captivating our minds with the knowledge of God" (2 Corinthians 10:3-5). Now, the perennial favorite is available in a convenient day-by-day reading format as Beth encourages readers to seek the mind of Christ through fervent daily prayer directly from Scripture.

Lives of Devotion

The Many Faces of Faith

Author: Fernando Moleres

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 9780847833047

Category: Photography

Page: 255

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This collection of photographs, by one of Spain’s leading photographers, is a cross-cultural and interfaith exploration of what it means to devote yourself to the pursuit of faith. Throughout the world, and in almost every religion, there are people who withdraw from the world in order to explore their faith and spirituality. These photographs offer a series of portraits and scenes of monastic life in countries as diverse as Spain, Armenia, Eritrea, and Nepal. This life is based on spiritual values whose metaphysical element transcends time and space. Lives of Devotion demonstrates the amazing similarities that lie across the spectrum of faith—whether Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Hindu or Buddhist. The monasteries featured include: Mount Athos, Greece; Koya San, Japan; La Oliva, Spain; Kumbh, India; Mont Saint Michel, France; Kopan, Nepal; Sera, Tibet; Saidnaya, Syria; Geghard, Armenia; Decani, Kosovo; and Pechory, Russia.

Jezebel

Portraits of a Queen

Author: Patricia Dutcher-Walls

Publisher: Liturgical Press

ISBN: 9780814651506

Category: Religion

Page: 158

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Powerful. Assertive. Evil. What we know of Jezebel, queen of Israel, seems pure malevolence. What we know is what ancient writers, in their attempt to shape a theological history, considered important. More than just an intriguing story, Jezebel: Portraits of a Queen provides insight into a character used (and portrayed) by biblical writers as a negative example. taken from narrative criticism, and Jezebel the queen, drawn from a sociological study. Combining these two portraits, the reader can begin to understand the ancient writers' worldviews, theologies, values, and loyalties. Jezebel's story gives readers a new perspective with which they may approach all biblical texts. text within a framework of biblical society.

Breaking Free Day by Day

A Year of Walking in Liberty

Author: Beth Moore

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 080544646X

Category: Religion

Page: 382

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Beth Moore's immensely popular Breaking Free book is now available in a 365-day reading format, helping readers make freedom in Christ a daily reality.

Portraits of Bible Women

Author: George Matheson

Publisher: Kregel Publications

ISBN: 9780825432439

Category: Religion

Page: 144

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Newly updated, this series now contains helpful study questions at the end of each chapter. "Matheson was blind, but with the eyes of his heart he could see farther than most of us." —Warren W. Wiersbe

Henrietta Maria

Piety, Politics and Patronage

Author: Erin Griffey

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780754664208

Category: History

Page: 227

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Thoroughly interdisciplinary in scope, this collection reconsiders Queen Henrietta Maria and her multi-faceted roles and responsibilities, ranging from her patronage of performing and visual arts to her sentiments at the outbreak of the English Civil War. What becomes strikingly evident is that Henrietta Maria had a distinct and profound influence on material and political culture that deserves the attention of art history, literature, theatre, and musicology scholars.

Lucas Cranach the Elder

Art and Devotion of the German Reformation

Author: Bonnie Noble

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 076184337X

Category: Art

Page: 227

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Law and gospel and the strategies of pictorial rhetoric -- The Schneeberg altarpiece and the structure of worship -- The Wittenberg altarpiece : communal devotion and identity -- Holy visions and pious testimony: Weimar altarpiece -- Public worship to private devotion : Cranach's Reformation Madonna panels.

Diana

portrait of a princess

Author: Jayne Fincher,Judith Wade

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780760762141

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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"Here are some of the most famous images of Diana ever published...hundreds of...candids, outtakes, and portraits, the definitive photographic document of Diana's life--as fiancee, wife, and then ex-wife of the Prince of Wales; as mother to Princes William and Harry; as philanthropist, as ambassador, as fashion muse. But more than a...collection of images, [this] is a personal..memoir with behind-the-scenes insight into the moods and complex personality of Diana. This narrative, a collaborative effort with royal writer Judy Wade, incorporates detailed impressions and experiences gathered in photographing the Princess"--From the publisher.

Double Portrait

Author: Brittany Perham

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393354024

Category: Poetry

Page: 80

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“Musical, insightful, and all the way human.”—Claudia Rankine, 2016 Barnard Women Poets Prize citation Each poem in Brittany Perham’s prize-winning collection links two portraits: lover and beloved, child and parent, citizen and country, spirit and body, living and dead. Each speaker investigates what it means to be in relationship to another: what does it mean to see and be seen, to reflect and be reflected, to address and be addressed? With musicality, grit, and humor, these poems challenge our conceptions of identity and language. By questioning the ways we think and speak, the ways we rehash and reshape our experience, they formalize obsession. Emotionally stirring and unapologetic, Double Portrait contemplates the nature of devotion.

Communities of Devotion

Religious Orders and Society in East Central Europe, 1450–1800

Author: Dr Elaine Fulton,Dr Maria Craciun

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409482448

Category: Religion

Page: 302

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Between the later middle ages and the eighteenth century, religious orders were in the vanguard of reform movements within the Christian church. Recent scholarship on medieval Europe has emphasised how mendicants exercised a significant influence on the religiosity of the laity by actually shaping their spirituality and piety. In a similar way for the early modern period, religious orders have been credited with disseminating Tridentine reform, training new clergy, gaining new converts and bringing those who had strayed back into the fold. Much about this process, however, still remains unknown, particularly with regards to east central Europe. Exploring the complex relationship between western monasticism and lay society in east central Europe across a broad chronological timeframe, this collection provides a re-examination of the level and nature of interaction between members of religious orders and the communities around them. That the studies in this collection are all located in east central Europe - Transylvania, Hungary, Austria, and Bohemia- fulfils a second key aim of the volume: the examination of clerical and lay piety in a region of Europe almost entirely ignored by western scholarship. As such the volume provides an important addition to current scholarship, showcasing fresh research on a subject and region on which little has been published in English. The volume further contributes to the reintegration of eastern and western European history, expanding the existing parameters of scholarly discourse into late medieval and early modern religious practice and piety.