A Common Life Book
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A Common Life


  • Author : Jan Karon
  • Publisher : G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 186
  • ISBN 10 : 0142000345

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Christ and the Common Life Book

Christ and the Common Life


  • Author : Luke Bretherton
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-05-07
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9781467456432

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In Christ and the Common Life Luke Bretherton provides an introduction to historical and contemporary theological reflection on politics and opens up a compelling vision for a Christian commitment to democracy. In dialogue with Scripture and various traditions, Bretherton examines the dynamic relationship between who we are in relation to God and who we are as moral and political animals. He addresses fundamental political questions about poverty and injustice, forming a common life with strangers, and handling power constructively. And through his analysis of debates concerning, among other things, race, class, economics, the environ­ment, and interfaith relations, he develops an innovative political theology of democracy as a way through which Christians can speak and act faithfully within our current context. Read as a whole, or as stand-alone chapters, the book guides readers through the political landscape and identifies the primary vocabulary, ideas, and schools of thought that shape Christian reflection on politics in the West. Ideal for the classroom, Christ and the Common Life equips students to understand politics and its positive and negative role in fostering neighbor love.

A Common Life Book

A Common Life


  • Author : Jan Karon
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2002-03-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 1101548487

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Laughter and wedding bells ring as #1 New York Times bestselling author Jan Karon takes her millions of fans behind the scenes of the most cherished event in Mitford history. Mitford’s Lord’s Chapel is the home to the most joyful event in years: the wedding of Father Tim Kavanagh and Cynthia Coppersmith. Here at last is A Common Life, and the long-awaited answers to these deeply probing questions: Will Father Tim fall apart when he takes his vows? Will Cynthia make it to the church on time? Who will arrange the flowers and bake the wedding cake? And will Uncle Billy’s prayers for a great joke be answered in time for the reception? From Dooley Barlowe, to Miss Sadie and Louella, to Emma Newland, the mayor, everybody who’s anybody will be there celebrating in the little town with the big heart. A Common Life is the perfect gift for Mother’s Day, Christmas, anniversaries, and for a bride or groom to give to his or her beloved. In truth, it’s perfect for anyone who believes in laughter, relies on hope, and celebrates love.

Cure for the Common Life Book
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Cure for the Common Life


  • Author : Max Lucado
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2011-05-02
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781418537494

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"Sweet Spot." Ever swung a baseball bat or paddled a Ping-Pong ball? If so, you know the oh-so-nice feel of the sweet spot. Life in the sweet spot rolls like the downhill side of a downwind bike ride. But you don't have to swing a bat or a club to know this. What engineers give sports equipment, God gave you. A zone, a region, a life precinct in which you were made to dwell. He tailored the curves of your life to fit an empty space in his jigsaw puzzle. And life makes sweet sense when you find your spot. But if you're like 70 percent of working adults, you haven't found it. You don't find meaning in your work, or you don't believe your talents are used. What can you do? You're suffering from the common life, and you desperately need a cure. Best-selling author Max Lucado has found it. In Cure for the Common Life, he offers practical tools for exploring and identifying your own uniqueness, motivation to put your strengths to work, and the perfect prescription for finding and living in your sweet spot for the rest of your life.

The Physiology of Common Life Book

The Physiology of Common Life


  • Author : George Henry Lewes
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1859
  • Genre: Physiology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:32044020486072

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Upholding the Common Life Book

Upholding the Common Life


  • Author : Parita Mukta
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1998-02-05
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 269
  • ISBN 10 : 0195643739

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Drawing on extensive oral recordings of devotional songs, the book contextualises the figure of the sixteenth century Rajput princess Mirabai, who became a devotee of Krishna, within the lived reality of the lives of poorer women and men in Rajasthan and Gujarat. It analyses in detail the communities which have formed around the figure of Mirabai.

Sisters and Brothers of the Common Life Book

Sisters and Brothers of the Common Life


  • Author : John Van Engen
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-09
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812290059

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The Devotio Moderna, or Modern Devout, puzzled their contemporaries. Beginning in the 1380s in market towns along the Ijssel River of the east-central Netherlands and in the county of Holland, they formed households organized as communes and forged lives centered on private devotion. They lived on city streets alongside their neighbors, managed properties and rents in common, and worked in the textile and book trades, all the while refusing to profess vows as members of any religious order or to acquire spouses and personal property as lay citizens. They defended their self-designed style of life as exemplary and sustained it in the face of opposition, their women labeled "beguines" and their men "lollards," both meant as derogatory terms. Yet the movement grew, drawing in women and schoolboys, priests and laymen, and spreading outward toward Münster, Flanders, and Cologne. The Devout were arguably more culturally significant than the Lollards and Beguines, yet they have commanded far less scholarly attention in English. John Van Engen's magisterial book keeps the Modern Devout at its center and thinks through their story anew. Few interpreters have read the Devout so insistently within their own time and space by looking to the social and religious conditions that marked towns and parishes in northern Europe during the fifteenth century and examining the widespread upheavals in cultural and religious life between the 1370s and the 1440s. In Sisters and Brothers of the Common Life, Van Engen grasps the Devout in their humanity, communities, and beliefs, and places them firmly within the urban societies of the Low Countries and the cultures we call late medieval.

Common Life in the Early Church Book

Common Life in the Early Church


  • Author : Graydon F. Snyder
  • Publisher : Burns & Oates
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 449
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015046903731

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Common Life in the Early Church Book Description :

This book offers a breadth of focus on community or "common life" in various Christian eras, that is, how that life is pictured both in texts and in early Christian art. Readers will find opportunity here to become current regarding what has been said and what is being said about how religious communities have defined themselves and how they have been seen by outsiders. In addition, readers will learn more about the origins of monasticism (a claim for a very early date is made), about Jewish and Christian relations in the early centuries, about house churches, and much more.

The Brotherhood of the Common Life and Its Influence Book

The Brotherhood of the Common Life and Its Influence


  • Author : Ross Fuller
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 1995-03-09
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 353
  • ISBN 10 : 0791422445

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This book presents a lost tradition of inner work, the way of the householder, which was believed by the Brotherhood of Common Life to have been the teaching of the Apostles. It focuses on the emergence, amidst the decay of medieval culture, of “the mixed life,” this reconciliation of action and contemplation, as the essential link between Catholic spirituality and Protestantism. The transmission of this work to lay persons seeking the interior dimensions of their lives without withdrawing from the world is presented. The hitherto monastic spiritual exercises for strengthening attention are discussed in depth. The traditional and vital Christian knowledge of the human condition, which the Brothers and Sisters verified for themselves, is emphasized, especially the crucial significance of the force of attention in the recollection of oneself and God. The importance of strengthening attentive awareness is everywhere alluded to in the sources, but virtually ignored in current accounts of the Christian heritage. The book traces a transmission of spiritual exercises supported by a strongpsychological base that is strangely familiar to the climate of today’s search for meaning.

The Chemistry of Common Life Book

The Chemistry of Common Life


  • Author : James Finlay Weir Johnston
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1856
  • Genre: Chemistry, Technical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:B3188937

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