Hearing the Whole Story

The Politics of Plot in Mark's Gospel

Author: Richard A. Horsley

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

ISBN: 9780664222758

Category: Religion

Page: 296

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Richard Horsley provides a sure guide for first time readers of Mark's Gospel and, at the very same time, induces those more familiar with Mark to take a fresh look at this Gospel. From tracing the plot and sub-plot in Mark to exploring how the Gospel was first heard (as oral performance), Horsely tackles old questions from new angles. Horsely consistently and judiciously uses sociological categories and method to help readers see how Mark's Jesus challenged the dominant order of his day.
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The Way According to Luke

Hearing the Whole Story of Luke-Acts

Author: Paul Borgman

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9780802829368

Category: Religion

Page: 404

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Among the classics of ancient Greek and Jewish literature, the story of Luke-Acts has few rivals. Yet we moderns miss much of the meaning of Luke's two-part drama because we read it like any other text and not as it would have been heard by ancient listeners -- in public performance by a skilled storyteller. The Way according to Luke unlocks the big picture of Jesus' mission by attending to the repetition, patterns, and other clues of oral narrative. In this single volume Paul Borgman lays out a holistic view of the organic unity between Luke and Acts while demonstrating that the meaning of Luke-Acts is uniquely embedded in its narrative. Borgman's distinctive work makes available both the satisfying pleasure of reading the Bible as great literature and the rewarding insight gained from receiving Scripture as it was originally delivered.
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David, Saul, and God

Rediscovering an Ancient Story

Author: Paul Borgman

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 0195331605

Category: Religion

Page: 335

View: 1860

The biblical story of King David and his conflict with King Saul (1 and 2 Samuel) is one of the most colourful and perennially popular in the Hebrew Bible. Paul Borgman focuses on one of the key features of ancient Hebrew narrative poetics - repeated patterns - taking special note of even the small variations each time a pattern recurs.
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Hearing the Noise

My Life in the NFL

Author: Preston Pearson

Publisher: William Morrow

ISBN: 9780688041915

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 303

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This autobiography by a distinguished athlete who played for the Colts, Steelers, and Cowboys recounts his life and career, including play in five Super Bowl games, and assesses the ethos of the teams he played for
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User Story Mapping

Discover the Whole Story, Build the Right Product

Author: Jeff Patton,Peter Economy

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491904887

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 324

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User story mapping is a valuable tool for software development, once you understand why and how to use it. This insightful book examines how this often misunderstood technique can help your team stay focused on users and their needs without getting lost in the enthusiasm for individual product features. Author Jeff Patton shows you how changeable story maps enable your team to hold better conversations about the project throughout the development process. Your team will learn to come away with a shared understanding of what you’re attempting to build and why. Get a high-level view of story mapping, with an exercise to learn key concepts quickly Understand how stories really work, and how they come to life in Agile and Lean projects Dive into a story’s lifecycle, starting with opportunities and moving deeper into discovery Prepare your stories, pay attention while they’re built, and learn from those you convert to working software
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Caregiving

Readings in Knowledge, Practice, Ethics, and Politics

Author: Suzanne Gordon,Patricia Benner,Nel Noddings

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 9780812215823

Category: Medical

Page: 313

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Looks not only at the financial, emotional, and physical demands of giving and receiving care but also at the strengths and rewards inherent in the world of caregiving.
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The Whole Story of the Bible in 16 Verses

Author: Chris Bruno

Publisher: Crossway

ISBN: 1433542854

Category: Religion

Page: 144

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16 Key Verses. 1 Overarching Story. This book highlights 16 key Bible verses that stand as “turning points” in the biblical storyline—enabling us to see God’s incredible plan to redeem his people and glorify his name from Genesis to Revelation. Whether it’s exploring the creation of humanity, the establishment of the covenants, or the coming of the Messiah, this book will help Christians see how God’s Word tells a single story about his sovereignty, glory, and grace.
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Hearing the Other Side

Deliberative versus Participatory Democracy

Author: Diana C. Mutz

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139936638

Category: Political Science

Page: N.A

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'Religion and politics', as the old saying goes, 'should never be discussed in mixed company.'And yet fostering discussions that cross lines of political difference has long been a central concern of political theorists. More recently, it has also become a cause célèbre for pundits and civic-minded citizens wanting to improve the health of American democracy. But only recently have scholars begun empirical investigations of where and with what consequences people interact with those whose political views differ from their own. Hearing the Other Side examines this theme in the context of the contemporary United States. It is unique in its effort to link political theory with empirical research. Drawing on her empirical work, Mutz suggests that it is doubtful that an extremely activist political culture can also be a heavily deliberative one.
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I Just Don't Like the Sound of No!

Author: Julia Cook

Publisher: Boys Town Press

ISBN: 1545721483

Category: Self-Help

Page: 32

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‘NO’ is RJ’s least favorite word . . . and he tries his best to convince his dad, his mom, and his teacher to turn “No” into “Maybe” or “We’ll see” or “Later” or “I’ll think about it.” Author Julia Cook helps K-6 readers laugh and learn along with RJ as he understands the benefits of demonstrating the social skills of accepting “No” for an answer and disagreeing appropriately. Tips for parents and educators on how to teach and encourage kids to use these skills are included in the book. I Just Don’t Like the Sound of NO! is another in the BEST ME I Can Be! series of books from the Boys Town Press that teach children social skills.
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Christus Militans

Studien zur politisch-militärischen Semantik im Markusevangelium vor dem Hintergrund des ersten jüdisch-römischen Krieges

Author: Gabriella Gelardini

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004309349

Category: Religion

Page: 860

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In Christus Militans knüpft Gabriella Gelardini an Interpretationen an, die das Markusevangelium im Kontext des jüdisch-römischen Krieges und des Aufstiegs der Flavier interpretieren. Von Interesse sind darin aber nicht nur „ideologische Macht- oder Herrschaftsdiskurse,“ sondern insbesondere auch die militärischen Zusammenhänge und die Kriegssemantik im engeren Sinn. Dies erfolgt eingedenk der großen Bedeutung, die das Militär und der Krieg für die Herstellung und Aufrechterhaltung von Herrschaft in der Antike hatten, besonders bei Dynastiewechseln.
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The Whole Story Handbook

Using Imagery to Complete the Story Experience

Author: Carol L. Birch

Publisher: august house

ISBN: 9780874835663

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 128

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A prominent storyteller shares secrets of effective communication-in the boardroom, classroom, media center, or on center stage Reading a story silently is a private act; hearing one told aloud is a communal act. Like musical scores that come to life when played, stories take on an added dimension when shared aurally. Carol Birch -- storyteller, children's librarian, and teacher -- tackles the slippery topic of the difference between memorizing a written story and reciting it aloud, and telling it directly and engagingly to a group of listeners. We all recognize the difference when we hear it. But how does one bridge it? The same way, Birch asserts, that we take home most prizes: you must be present to win. Meaning, the storyteller must know much, much more about the story than he or she tells. How can you communicate the fortunes of a character you don't know yourself? How can you convey a story whose setting you have not fully imagined? In addition to her own infectious prose -- bursting with the "attitude" she encourages her readers to embrace -- Birch provides a series of guided imagery exercises. These prompts walk the reader through the nuts and bolts of learning -- imagining -- a story from the inside out in order to be fully present in its telling. Includes notes and bibliography.
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Can You Hear It?

Author: William Lach

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9780810957213

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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Presents an introduction to music and musical instruments, through the matching of excerpts of classical music with art works selected from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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You Can Hear the Voice of God

How God Speaks in Listening Prayer

Author: Steve Sampson

Publisher: Chosen Books

ISBN: 1441265309

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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When you talk to God, do you ever feel as if you are not getting through? You're not alone. At some point, most believers find themselves grappling with difficult questions like Would God really talk to me personally? and How do I know it's truly God talking, and not my own thoughts? But here's the good news: Hearing God is simpler than you think. It's possible to have a relationship with God that involves both speaking and listening. In fact, it's God's desire; He wants to talk to you. In this revised and expanded edition of a classic work, author and teacher Steve Sampson shows you how to pray not just wishing you'd hear God's voice--but expecting to hear it. Sampson's uncomplicated, practical perspective will help you cultivate the two-way conversation with God you've always longed for. Before long, you'll hear Him speaking into your circumstances and relationships, expressing His love for you and showing you the next steps to take in your life. Don't settle for a one-sided conversation with God. Break through this barrier and develop a sensitive heart that hears--and responds to--God's still, small voice. "With clarity and humor, Steve takes you on a journey to the place of profound simplicity in Christ where hearing Him is as natural as breathing."--Bishop Mark J. Chironna, M.A., Ph.D., Church on the Living Edge, Orlando, Florida
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Pray Like This

Understanding Prayer in the Bible

Author: Rodney A. Werline

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 0567101029

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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Werline encourages us to look at prayer in the following way: to attempt to understand how prayers are tied to particular cultural and social settings. Prayers are part of and expressions of a collection of cultural ideas that have been arranged within a system that seems coherent and obvious to those writings the biblical texts. Prayers participate in and express a person's worldview. Werline shows the ways that--though many biblical prayers are familiar to us--biblical texts and contemporary readers come from different worlds. The Hebrew Bible and the New Testament contain many prayers. Large volumes have been written on prayer within a single book, or within the writings of one author, like Paul, or an individual prayer, such as the Lord's Prayer. Werline does not examine every prayer in the Bible or even write exhaustively on a single prayer. He has highlighted a few significant features of each prayer, and some of the prayers vividly exhibit the influence of a particular society's vision. For example, he examines the prayers of 1 and 2 Kings and 1 and 2 Chronicles because of the ways they are tightly tied to the authors' views of history. The writers' interpretation of history profoundly influenced significant portions of the Bible as well as the literature of early Judaism.
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Is That Really You, God?

Hearing the Voice of God

Author: Loren Cunningham

Publisher: YWAM Publishing

ISBN: 9781576582442

Category: Religion

Page: 203

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"This practical guide to hearing God's voice shows how an ordinary man who was committed to hearing God and obeying Him became the founder of the largest interdenominational missions organization in the world. Loren Cunningham's dream began with a vision - waves of young people moving out across the continents announcing the Good News of Jesus Christ to the whole earth. Decades later, Loren's vision has grown into an interdenominational movement of Christians from around the world who are dedicated to presenting the Gospel to this generation. How did God move Loren's dream from vision to reality? He led Loren and his wife, Darlene, through a series of tough lessons in guidance. The exciting story of Youth With A Mission has much to teach us about the art of listening to God as we seek to be used by Him. Is That Really You, God? is not only a practical guide to hearing God's voice, but also an amazing testimony to how following His direction can impact our lives and our world for the glory of God's kingdom."--Publisher's website.
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Abiyoyo

Author: Pete Seeger,Michael Hays

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0689718101

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

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Banished from the town for making mischief, a little boy and his father are welcomed back when they find a way to make the dreaded giant Abiyoyo disappear.
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Galilee

History, Politics, People

Author: Richard A. Horsley

Publisher: Continuum

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 357

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Horsley (classics and religion, U. of Mass.-Boston) studies the basic political and economic relations that prevailed in Roman Palestine, focusing on implications for the residents of Galilee. He looks at the roots of Galilean independence, the city between Roman conquests, and Roman imperial rule,
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Deal With It

A Whole New Approach to Your Body, Brain and Life as a GURL

Author: Esther Drill,Heather McDonald,Rebecca Odes

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671041576

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 309

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Addresses common questions on topics such as sexuality, peer pressure, and eating disorders
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Revelation

Author: Will Self

Publisher: Canongate Books

ISBN: 0857861018

Category: Bibles

Page: 64

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The final book of the Bible, Revelation prophesies the ultimate judgement of mankind in a series of allegorical visions, grisly images and numerological predictions. According to these, empires will fall, the "Beast" will be destroyed and Christ will rule a new Jerusalem. With an introduction by Will Self.
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Hearing the Voices of Jonestown

Author: Mary McCormick Maaga

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

ISBN: 9780815605157

Category: Religion

Page: 187

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When over 900 followers of the People's Temple religious movement committed suicide in 1978, they left a legacy of suspicion and fear. Most accounts of this mass suicide describe the members as brainwashed dupes and overlook the Christian and socialist ideals that originally inspired People's Temple members. Hearing the Voices of Jonestown restores the individual voices that have been erased, so that we can better understand what was created - and destroyed - at Jonestown, and why.
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