Books tagged: ecclesiastes

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Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
So What is the Point?: The Practical Wisdom of Ecclesiastes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,150. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012 by Dust Jacket. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
How do we live a better life? Regardless of how good life is most people have this question on their mind. We all want life to count for something.
Exploring the Word of God Books of Poetry: Job Through Song of Songs
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Series: Exploring the Word of God, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 31,320. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013 by Grace Communion International. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament
This is a lay-level introduction to some of the writings of the Hebrew Bible - the book of Job, with its wisdom about human suffering - the book of Psalms, filled with praise and questions and even complaints - the book of Proverbs, with general principles of life - the book of Ecclesiastes, a somewhat cynical look at life without God in the picture - and the Song of Songs, a celebration of love.
Ecclesiastes Dispels Illusions
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Wisdom Literature
Ecclesiastes is a John-the-Baptist kind of book. It functions less as a meal; more as a bath. It is less nourishment; more cleansing. It is repentance. It is purging. We read Ecclesiastes to get scrubbed clean from illusion and sentiment, from ideas that are idolatrous and feelings that satiate. Qohelet writes an exposé and rejection of expectation that we can live our lives on our own terms.
6 Verses for Preaching: A Primer for New Preachers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Preaching
How does a new preacher begin to understand the process and responsibility for the task at hand? For a busy, seasoned pastor, where is a good Biblical place to start in the mentoring of new preachers?
A Time for Poncey — And other Stories out of Skullbone
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Price: Free! Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Based on the book of Ecclesiastes, "A Time for Poncey — And other Stories out of Skullbone" traces the misadventures of Poncey S. Muldoon in an updated Southern Gothic style. The short stories draw a picture of life non-sequentially, but still lead to a crushing climax. The book gives a new look to modern Christian literature.