Bede And The End Of Time

Autore: Peter Darby
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1317175816
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Bede (c. 673-735) was the leading intellectual figure of the Anglo-Saxon Church, and his writings had a profound influence on the development of English Christian thought. Among the many issues he wrote about, eschatology - the study of the day of judgment and the end of time - was a recurring theme. Whilst recent research has furthered our knowledge of this subject in the later Middle Ages, Dr Darby's book provides the first comprehensive analysis of Bede's eschatological thought and its impact upon the Anglo-Saxon period. Taking account of Bede's beliefs about the end of time, this book offers sophisticated insights into his life, his works and the role that eschatological thought played in Anglo-Saxon society. Close attention is given to the historical setting of each source text consulted, and original insights are advanced regarding the chronological sequence of Bede's writings. The book reveals that Bede's ideas about time changed over the course of his career, and it shows how Bede established himself as the foremost expert in eschatology of his age. The eight chapters of this book are organised into three main thematic groups: the world ages framework, Bede's eschatological vision and Bede's eschatological perspective. It will be of interest to those studying early medieval history, theology or literature as well as anyone with a particular interest in Bede and Anglo-Saxon England.

Bede The Reckoning Of Time

Autore: Saint Bede (the Venerable)
Editore: Liverpool University Press
ISBN: 0853236933
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From the patristic age until the Gregorian calendar reform of 1582, computus -- the science of time reckoning and art of calendar construction -- was a matter of intense concern. Bede's The Reckoning of Time (De temporum ratione) was the first comprehensive treatise on this subject and the model and reference for all subsequent teaching discussion and criticism of the Christian calendar. It is a systematic exposition of the Julian solar calendar and the Paschal table of Dionysius Exiguus, with their related formulae for calculating dates. But it is more than a technical handbook. Bede sets calendar lore within a broad scientific framework and a coherent Christian concept of time, and incorporates themes as diverse as the theory of tides and the doctrine of the millennium. This translation of the full text of The Reckoning of Time includes an extensive historical introduction and a chapter-by-chapter commentary. It will interest historians of medieval science, theology, and education, Bede scholars and Anglo-Saxonists, liturgists, and Church historians. It will also serve as an accessible introduction to computus itself. Generations of medieval computists nourished their expertise in Bede's orderly presentation; modern scholars in quest of safe passage through this complex terrain can hope for no better guide.

Bede And The Future

Autore: Faith Wallis
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1317175786
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Bede (c. 673-735) was Anglo-Saxon England’s most prominent scholar, and his body of work is among the most important intellectual achievements of the entire Middle Ages. Bede and the Future brings together an international group of Bede scholars to examine a number of questions about Bede’s attitude towards, and ideas about, the time to come. This encompasses the short-term future (Bede’s own lifetime and the time soon after his death) and the end of time. Whilst recognising that these temporal perspectives may not be completely distinct, the volume shows how Bede’s understanding of their relationship undoubtedly changed over the course of his life. Each chapter examines a distinct aspect of the subject, whilst at the same time complementing the other essays, resulting in a comprehensive and coherent volume. In so doing the volume asks (and answers) new questions about Bede and his ideas about the future, and will undoubtedly stimulate further research in this field.

Reading For Our Time Adam Bede And Middlemarch Revisited

Autore: J. Hillis Miller
Editore: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748654402
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A masterclass in attentive reading that opens up brilliant insights into two of George Eliot's novels Can reading Adam Bede and Middlemarch be justified in this time of climate change, financial meltdown and ineffective politicians? J. Hillis Miller shows how, to be read for today, they must be read slowly, closely and carefully, with much attention to linguistic detail and especially to figures of speech. By relating mistakes like Dorothea's about Casaubon to current affairs, Miller's 'readings for today' can help us to come to terms with our human, social and political situation and even inspire us to act to ameliorate it.

Bede A Biblical Miscellany

Autore: Saint Bede (the Venerable)
Editore: Liverpool University Press
ISBN: 9780853236832
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This volume contains six of Bede’s shorter biblical writings, most of which appear here in translation for the first time – On Tobias, On the Resting Places, Thirty Questions on the Book of Kings, On Eight Questions, On the Holy Places and the letter On What Isaiah Says. Taken together, they reveal his amazing versatility as a biblical exegete.

The Cambridge Companion To Bede

Autore: Scott DeGregorio
Editore: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521514959
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The Venerable Bede is the major literary personality of the Anglo-Saxon period. Written by an international team of specialists, this Companion covers Bede's writings, his intellectual and social context, and the afterlife of his reputation. The volume is a key introductory guide for all students of Anglo-Saxon literature and history.

Till The End Of Time

Autore: Sylvia Anthony
Editore: Xulon Press
ISBN: 1619962608
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Sylvia Anthony is a woman of faith, courage, tenacity, and love. Her story shows that no matter a person's background, age, or season in life, when we make ourselves available to God, He is able to accomplish great things through us.Through Sylvia we learn of God's great provision and how a simple "yes" to God can turn into hope for over a thousand women and children.Pastor Rick Picariello - Senior Pastor Mount Hope Christian ChurchSylvia Anthony is the founder and President of Life for the Little Ones, Inc., from 1987-1993. This was a shelter for homeless women and children. In 1994, the Board of Directors voted to change the name to Sylvia's Haven Inc. and is operating to this day as Sylvia's Haven. To date Sylvia has sheltered 1062 women and children. On January 25, 2012, Sylvia will be celebrating its 25th year of service to the Lord and to the women and children at Sylvia's Haven.The awards and commendations have been many. Listed below are just some of these awards.700 Club.Named Hometown Hero-WBZ TV Boston- 2001Recipient Arthur L. Whitaker Award-American Baptist Church of MA-1992Award for Non-profit Sector Achievement-National Alliance to End Homelessness-2001Recognition Award-Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Senate, House of Representatives, and the Governor of Massachusetts-1997-1999Recognition Award-Commonwealth of Massachusetts House ofRepresentatives 2007"I will never leave you or forsake you." - Joshua 1:5

George Eliot Collection Middlemarch Adam Bede Silas Marner The Lifted Veil And The Mill On The Floss

Autore: George Eliot
Editore: Xist Publishing
ISBN: 1681958295
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Read these Victorian Masterpieces by George Eliot This collection of George Eliot's novels includes: Middlemarch Adam Bede Silas Marner The Lifted Veil The Mill on the Floss

Christmas In The Billionaire S Bed

Autore: Janice Maynard
Editore: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460343603
Grandezza: 37,13 MB
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'Tis the season for a steamy reunion from USA TODAY bestselling author Janice Maynard… Whatever possessed Emma Braithwaite to move to Silver Glen? She had no illusions that being in Aidan Kavanagh's hometown would reignite their love. But now that Aidan's returned for his brother's Christmas wedding, it's clear her explosive attraction to him has lost none of its power. She is the cool English beauty whose betrayal once shattered his heart. So Aidan's not looking for reconciliation—all he wants is Emma in his bed! Needless to say, Emma has other ideas; she's not settling for anything less than commitment this time… Be sure to read other scandalous stories from The Kavanaghs of Silver Glen series by Janice Maynard, only from Harlequin® Desire! A NOT-SO-INNNOCENT SEDUCTION BABY FOR KEEPS

The Elephant In The Playroom

Autore: Denise Brodey
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 1440636907
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A view from within the whirlwind of parenting a child with special needs Four years ago, Denise Brodey’s young son was diagnosed with a combination of special needs. As she struggled to make sense of her new, chaotic world, what she found comforted her most was talking with other parents of kids with special needs, learning how they coped with the emotional, medical, and social challenges they faced. In The Elephant in the Playroom, Brodey introduces us to a community of intrepid moms and dads who eloquently share the extraordinary highs and heartbreaking lows of parenting a child with ADD/ADHD, sensory disorders, childhood depression, autism, and physical and learning disabilities, as well as kids who fall between diagnoses. Hailing from Florida to Alaska, with kids ages three to thirty-three, the parents in this collection address everything from deciding to medicate a child to how they’ve learned to take care of themselves, offering readers comfort, kinship, and much- needed perspective.