All the Names of the Lord
Title All the Names of the Lord PDF eBook
Author Valentina Izmirlieva
Publisher University of Chicago Press
Pages 252
Release 2008-09-15
Genre Religion
ISBN 0226388727

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Christians face a conundrum when it comes to naming God, for if God is unnamable, as theologians maintain, he can also be called by every name. His proper name is thus an open-ended, all-encompassing list, a mystery the Church embraces in its rhetoric, but which many Christians have found difficult to accept. To explore this conflict, Valentina Izmirlieva examines two lists of God’s names: one from The Divine Names, the classic treatise by Pseudo-Dionysius, and the other from The 72 Names of the Lord, an amulet whose history binds together Kabbalah and Christianity, Jews and Slavs, Palestine, Provence, and the Balkans. This unexpected juxtaposition of a theological treatise and a magical amulet allows Izmirlieva to reveal lists’ rhetorical potential to create order and to function as both tools of knowledge and of power. Despite the two different visions of order represented by each list, Izmirlieva finds that their uses in Christian practice point to a complementary relationship between the existential need for God’s protection and the metaphysical desire to submit to his infinite majesty—a compelling claim sure to provoke discussion among scholars in many fields.



All Those Wonderful Names
Title All Those Wonderful Names PDF eBook
Author J. N. Hook
Publisher Open Road Media
Pages 246
Release 2014-06-10
Genre Family & Relationships
ISBN 1497611865

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Ever wonder what the most popular and unpopular baby names are? And how certain people and places got their names? Or are you just looking for guidance in choosing your child’s name? ALL THOSE WONDERFUL NAMES is an amusing exploration of names, familiar words, phrases, and the stories behind their origins. From the common to the confounding, this book has it all. Hear the true stories behind the naming of tropical storms, cars, fictitious characters, major league baseball teams, and more. Find out the real names of celebrities, such as Elton John, Cher, Rip Torn, Cary Grant, Liberace, and Conway Twitty. Discover counties, towns, and cities with strange names like Difficult, Tennessee; Jiggs, Nevada; Virgin, Utah; and Bosom, Wyoming. Learn unusual names for newborns—and perhaps the origin of your own surname as well.



The 99 Beautiful Names of God for All the People of the Book
Title The 99 Beautiful Names of God for All the People of the Book PDF eBook
Author David Bentley
Publisher Wipf and Stock Publishers
Pages 130
Release 2020-04-06
Genre Religion
ISBN 1532656467

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In a bridge-building exercise between Christians, Muslims, and other people of the book, David Bentley traces the Semitic pre-Islamic origins of Islam s 99 names of God. He points the reader to Old Testament counterparts of these names as well as to Jesus comparable representations of Himself."



Essays on all the scriptural names and titles of Christ; or The economy of the gospel dispensation as exhibited in the person, character and offices of the Redeemer
Title Essays on all the scriptural names and titles of Christ; or The economy of the gospel dispensation as exhibited in the person, character and offices of the Redeemer PDF eBook
Author William Goode
Publisher
Pages 500
Release 1822
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A Classical Dictionary containing a copious account of all Mn. proper names mentioned in ancient authors... and cronologicae Table The sixteerth edition, corrected
Title A Classical Dictionary containing a copious account of all Mn. proper names mentioned in ancient authors... and cronologicae Table The sixteerth edition, corrected PDF eBook
Author LEMPRIERE
Publisher
Pages 888
Release 1831
Genre
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A Classical Dictionary; Containing a Copious Account of All the Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors:
Title A Classical Dictionary; Containing a Copious Account of All the Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors: PDF eBook
Author John Lemprière
Publisher
Pages 892
Release 1820
Genre Classical dictionaries
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Bibliotheca Classica, Or, A Dictionary of All the Principal Names and Terms Relating to the Geography, Topography, History, Literature, and Mythology of Antiquity and of the Ancients
Title Bibliotheca Classica, Or, A Dictionary of All the Principal Names and Terms Relating to the Geography, Topography, History, Literature, and Mythology of Antiquity and of the Ancients PDF eBook
Author John Lemprière
Publisher
Pages 820
Release 1833
Genre Classical dictionaries
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