The Samaritan Mission In Acts

Author: V. J. Samkutty
Editor: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780567044648
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A review of the socio-ethnic and religious contexts of the Samaritans points to the conclusion that they struggled to establish the legitimacy of their identity and status as a people.

Principles Of The Samaritan Halachah

Author: Iain Ruairidh Mac Mhanainn Bóid
Editor: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004074798
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Jesus And The Samaritan Woman

Author: J. Eugene Botha
Editor: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004095052
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In this book the style of the Fourth Gospel is elucidated by the introduction of speech act theory into reading John 4: 1-42. It is the first time that speech act theory is comprehensively applied to the text of John, and it not only clarifies style, but also proves to be extremely promising for enhancing traditional exegesis.

The Samaritan Pentateuch

Author: Robert T. Anderson
Editor: Society of Biblical Lit
ISBN: 1589837002
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The Samaritan Pentateuch (SP) is the sacred scripture of the Samaritans, a tenacious religious community made famous by Jesus’ Good Samaritan story that persists to this day. Not so widely known is the impact of the SP outside the Samaritan community. Recently there has been a resurgence of interest in this scripture, as evidenced by several translations of the SP as well as reference in Qumran scroll studies to the SP or an SP-like tradition in an effort to describe some of the textual evidence present in the scrolls. This volume presents a general introduction to and overview of the SP, suitable for a course text and as a reference tool for the professional scholar.

The Samaritan Problem

Author: John Bowman
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 0915138042
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This work, a translation of Bowman's 1967 'Samaritanisch Probleme', is provocative, causes rethinking of old problems, and includes a number of quite distinctive views on the Samaritans differing from commonly accepted positions. Religious Studies Review

The Samaritan S Dilemma

Author: Clark C. Gibson
Editor: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199278849
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The authors argue that much of foreign aid's failure is related to the institutions that structure its delivery. They offer concrete suggestions about how to improve aid's effectiveness.

The Samaritan Pentateuch

Author: William E. Barton
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0359088538
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From the introductory. For several years prior to my tour of Palestine in 1902, I had noted with interest the accounts, in books on biblical antiquities, of the Holy Scroll at Nablus. This manuscript, containing the Pentateuch, is believed to be the oldest manuscript in existence of any portion of the Bible. As the priests show it with great reluctance, and are supposed to exhibit it, even to their own people, only once a year, on the Day of Atonement, I was anxious that they should not substitute for it, at the time of my visit, the more recent parchment which on ordinary occasions they display. My friend, Mr. E. K. Warren, chairman of the World's Sunday-school Convention Committee of Arrangements, had visited Palestine the year before, and had seen the ancient scroll. He gave me a letter of introduction to the High Priest, written on his business letter-head, which rather formidable-looking document I found of service on --- my arrival in Nablus....

The Samaritan

Author: Brian Grant
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1291010130
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The Samaritan

Author: Stephen Besecker
Editor: Bancroft Press
ISBN: 1610880242
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From the Publisher: As a kid, Kevin Hatch Easter never had it easy, growing up half Seneca Indian in a mostly white society. Following the tragic death of his parents when he was only nine, Hatch found himself living on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation with his shaman grandfather. But as an adult, hes found a job he believes in tracker for the Central Intelligence Agency and a wife, Karen, he cherishes. That life is shattered on a hot August night in New York City when a mob collection gone wrong leaves three people dead, Karen Easter among them. Just a few days later, police find the gunman dead, the murder weapon on him, and the criminal case is all but closed. Except someone doesn't buy it. Someone thinks the guilty parties are still out there. And that someone wants revenge.

The Samaritan S Secret

Author: Matt Rees
Editor: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 0857899147
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When Omar Yussef travels to Nablus, the West Bank's most violent town, to attend a wedding, he little expects the trouble that awaits him. An ancient Torah scroll belonging to the Samaritans, descendants of the biblical Joseph, has been stolen. But when the dead body of a young Samaritan is discovered, a seemingly straightforward theft inquiry takes an unexpected turn. As Omar sets out to find the perpetrators of this murder, he is driven down into the murky alleys and tunnels of the old casbah in Nablus. Here, as he uncovers the secret deals of one of the region's richest businessmen, and the shadowy world of the tiny Samaritan community, he begins to wonder whether he will be able to attend the wedding after all...