The Brotherhood of the Scroll

David L. Lantz

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One of the central conceits of George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel 1984 is the all-pervasive surveillance of this society. Steeped in military tradition, adventure and romance. So it has a happy ending and is not a tragedy. Levin's final cycle comprises legendary-universal phantasmagorias or "Spectacles of Doom," as, for example Hoẓa'ah La-Horeg ("Execution," 1979); Ha-Zonah ha-Gedolah mi-Bavel ("The Big Babylonian Whore," 1982); Ha-Nashim ha-Avudot mi-Troya ("The Lost Women of Troy," 1984); Kulam Roẓim Liḥyot ("Everybody Wants to Live," 1985); Ha-Yeled Ḥolem ("The Child Dreams," 1993); Pe'urei Peh ("Open-Mouthed," 1985); Kritat Rosh ("Beheading," 1996); Ha-Holkhim ba-Ḥoshekh (1998).

Moses: The Lost Book of the Bible

Les Whitten

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Dramatic irony is a kind of irony in a situation, which the writers frequently employ in their works. All the others might have been merged into the idea, but I, the latest recruit, I would not be merged in the Legitimist Principle. FAMILIAR ADDRESS: Not to be confused with the animal known as a witch's familiar (see immediately below), the familiar address is the use of informal pronouns in Middle English and Early Modern English. Baldwin was so impressed by the novel that he titled a collection of his own essays Notes of a Native Son, in reference to Wright's novel.

Journey to the Well

Diana Wallis Taylor

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These 27 books, therefore, were not merely appended to the traditional Jewish threefold division of the Old Testament—the Law ( Torah ), the Prophets (Neviʾim), and the Writings ( Ketuvim )—but rather became the New Testament, the second part of the Christian Bible, of which the Old Testament is the first. The Haskalah literature was nontheatrical, even nondramatic, yet it heralded the beginning of a genuine drama.

The Gospel According to Jesus Christ (Harvest/H B J Book)

Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero

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After a while, merely ringing the bell without even presenting the food triggered the salivation. The moral problem of political power itself was posed as early as the fifth century B. A beautiful book of meditations on various Christian virtues or charisms as reflected in the lives of nine holy Dominican men and women. C.) during a time of prosperity and building when Egypt was at its height. Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into. Writing as though he were "a doctor of the soul," Maimonides suggests that there are good dispositions and bad ones, that man is a free agent and a tabula rasa, and that he can be educated to the good.

Gods and Kings (Chronicles of the Kings #1)

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The second oracle, addressed to the political and religious leaders and the people, sought to encourage them in their rebuilding efforts (chapter 2, verses 1–9). But he was also able to consult the final version of the Torah and the whole of the Deuteronomic history. PERIODIC SENTENCE: A long sentence that is not grammatically complete (and hence not intelligible to the reader) until the reader reaches the final portion of the sentence. What is the implied relationship between writer and reader?

Take a Closer Look: A Spiritual Journey Into the Soul

Harel R. Lawrence

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A novel development was the inclusion of scholars representative of the major Christian denominations, except the Roman Catholics (who declined the invitation to participate). Shalev's novels (Esav, 1991; Be-Veyto ba-Midbar, 1998; Fontanella, 2002) combine realistic and fantastic elements, and his multi-layered narrative teems with biblical and mythic associations. Because we know how Christian Books change people's lives. Fire is Ab's weapon of revenge, hence to be "regarded with respect and used with discretion." Memorable also are the rug (emblem of the whole social hierarchy that Ab defies and won't make amends to) and Ab's cruddy boots (suggesting his contempt for his employer, his mechanical indifference, his cruddiness). "Barn Burning" was adapted for television in the PBS television series "The American Short Story," and stars Tommy Lee Jones.

Ezra of Galilee

T.R. Hollingsworth

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The apocryphal writings, however, are almost exclusively pseudepigraphical—i.e., written in the name of the apostles or disciples or concerning individual apostles. The king's guilt, however, leads him to falsely inform Oroonoko that she has been executed, since death was thought to be better than slavery. It reigns in the shade, maybe—but it reigns. London clarified the problem of power with a pre-science that portended Orwell. These religious subtexts are frequently missed by the public, especially those who consider 'science' and 'religion' to be mutually exclusive categories.

The Fifth Mountain

Paulo Coelho

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In Switzerland, their child is born dead, and Catherine dies shortly after due to hemorrhages. What the term Jewish literature encompasses, however, demands definition, since Jews have lived in so many countries and have written in so many different languages and on such diverse themes. Segovia, "The structure, Tendenz, and Sitz im leben of John 13:31-14:31," Journal of Biblical Literature 104.3 (Sept. 1985): 471-493. The sense of community that results at the end of the hero's solitary journey is also related to the archetypal role of the artist.

Believe / The Man Jesus: Two Plays (Oberon Modern Plays)

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Parapsychologists have been conducting scientific experiments with psychics for years and the idea of “psychic power” is gaining credibility. É These New Age techniques are not new at all, however, but are the same old sorcery under new labels. John was already in exile so had no reason to hide himself. That they can be put in words reminiscent of the Bible indicates that the representation of man in Western literature is indeed conditioned by biblical literature.

Gods and Kings: Chronicles of the Kings #1: A Novel

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It is not surprising that the Roman Muratorian Canon omitted Hebrews and accepted and held Revelation in high esteem, for Hebrews allows for no repentance for the baptized Christian who commits apostasy (rejection of faith), a problem in the Western Church when it was subjected to persecution. He partook of man's nature and overcame death to destroy the power of the devil in order to deliver man. You remember the children you got that you did not get, The damp small pulps with a little or with no hair, The singers and workers that never handled the air.