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Battling the Gods

Battling the Gods Book
Author : Tim Whitmarsh
Publisher : Faber & Faber
Release : 2016-02-02
ISBN : 0571279325
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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How new is atheism? In Battling the Gods, Tim Whitmarsh journeys into the ancient Mediterranean to recover the stories of those who first refused the divinities. Long before the Enlightenment sowed the seeds of disbelief in a deeply Christian Europe, atheism was a matter of serious public debate in the Greek world. But history is written by those who prevail, and the Age of Faith mostly suppressed the lively free-thinking voices of antiquity. Tim Whitmarsh brings to life the fascinating ideas of Diagoras of Melos, perhaps the first self-professed atheist; Democritus, the first materialist; and Epicurus and his followers. He shows how the early Christians came to define themselves against atheism, and so suppress the philosophy of disbelief. Battling the Gods is the first book on the origins of the secular values at the heart of the modern state. Authoritative and bold, provocative and humane, it reveals how atheism and doubt, far from being modern phenomena, have intrigued the human imagination for thousands of years.

The Gods of Battle

The Gods of Battle Book
Author : Chris Webber
Publisher : Casemate Publishers
Release : 2011-07-12
ISBN : 1848849427
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Herodotus described the Thracians (who inhabited what is now roughly modern Bulgaria, Romania, the European part of Turkey and northern Greece) as the most numerous nation of all - apart from the Indians - and said that they would be the most powerful of all nations if they didnt enjoy fighting each other so much. There may have been a million Thracians, divided among as many as 40 tribes.Ancient writers were hard put to decide which of the Thracian tribes was the most valiant; they were employed as mercenaries by all the great Mediterranean civilizations. Thrace had the potential to field huge numbers of troops, and the Greeks and Romans lived in fear of a dark Thracian cloud descending from the north, devastating civilization in the Balkans. The Thracian way of warfare had a huge influence on Classical Greek and Hellenistic warfare. After Thrace was conquered by the Romans, the Thracians provided a ready source of tough auxiliaries to the Roman army. Chris Webber gives an overview of Thracian history and culture, but focuses predominantly on their warfare and weapons. The latest archaeological finds are used to give the most detailed and accurate picture yet of their arms, armor and costume. He identifies and differentiates the many different tribes, showing that their weapons and tactics varied. The resulting study should be welcomed by anyone interested in the archaeology and history of the region or in classical warfare as a whole.

Gods Heroes and Kings The Battle for Mythic Britain

Gods  Heroes  and Kings   The Battle for Mythic Britain Book
Author : Christopher R. Fee Assistant Professor of English Gettysburg College,David A. Leeming Professor of English & Comparative Literature University of Connecticut (Emeritus)
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2001-10-18
ISBN : 0195350634
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The islands of Britain have been a crossroads of gods, heroes, and kings-those of flesh as well as those of myth-for thousands of years. Successive waves of invasion brought distinctive legends, rites, and beliefs. The ancient Celts displaced earlier indigenous peoples, only to find themselves displaced in turn by the Romans, who then abandoned the islands to Germanic tribes, a people themselves nearly overcome in time by an influx of Scandinavians. With each wave of invaders came a battle for the mythic mind of the Isles as the newcomer's belief system met with the existing systems of gods, legends, and myths. In Gods, Heroes, and Kings, medievalist Christopher Fee and veteran myth scholar David Leeming unearth the layers of the British Isles' unique folkloric tradition to discover how this body of seemingly disparate tales developed. The authors find a virtual battlefield of myths in which pagan and Judeo-Christian beliefs fought for dominance, and classical, Anglo-Saxon, Germanic, and Celtic narrative threads became tangled together. The resulting body of legends became a strange but coherent hybrid, so that by the time Chaucer wrote "The Wife of Bath's Tale" in the fourteenth century, a Christian theme of redemption fought for prominence with a tripartite Celtic goddess and the Arthurian legends of Sir Gawain-itself a hybrid mythology. Without a guide, the corpus of British mythology can seem impenetrable. Taking advantage of the latest research, Fee and Leeming employ a unique comparative approach to map the origins and development of one of the richest folkloric traditions. Copiously illustrated with excerpts in translation from the original sources, Gods, Heroes, and Kings provides a fascinating and accessible new perspective on the history of British mythology.

Warring Gods

Warring Gods Book
Author : Nel Yomtov
Publisher : Capstone
Release : 2017-08-01
ISBN : 1515766284
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Gather round to hear of how life on earth will end told from ancient myths around the world! End of Days gathers seven diverse apocalypse stories in one book so readers can discover the unique differences and surprising similarities between these world myths all recreated in gripping graphic novel format. Dive into legends from various mythologies and traditions, including Norse, Native American, Egyptian, Chinese, and more. With the Universal Myth series, readers can experience exciting multicultural tales brought to life!

Gods at War

Gods at War Book
Author : Kyle Idleman
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2013
ISBN : 9781594154546
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Bible makes clear that false gods have no place in a believer's life and, on first glance, that doesn't seem to be our problem today. But these idols can take many different forms: success, money, sex, food, self-image, and others. By asking insightful questions, Kyle Idleman reveals which false gods most often take the place of the one true God. Then, using powerful testimonies of those who have struggled with each area, he illustrates a clear path away from the heartache of twenty-first-century idolatry and back to the heart of God. Book jacket.

Gods of War

Gods of War Book
Author : James Lacey,Williamson Murray
Publisher : Bantam
Release : 2020-05-19
ISBN : 034554756X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Hannibal vs. Scipio. Grant vs. Lee. Rommel vs. Patton. The greatest battles, commanders, and rivalries of all time come to life in this engrossing guide to the geniuses of military history. “A compelling study of military leadership.”—James M. McPherson, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom Any meeting of genius may create sparks, but when military geniuses meet, their confrontations play out upon a vast panorama of states or civilizations at war, wielding the full destructive power of a mighty nation’s armies. Gods of War is the first single-volume, in-depth examination of the most celebrated military rivalries of all time, and of the rare, world-changing battles in which these great commanders in history matched themselves against true equals. From Caesar and Pompey deciding the fate of the Roman Republic, to Grant and Lee battling for a year during the American Civil War, to Rommel and Montgomery and Patton meeting in battle after battle as Hitler strove for European domination, these match-ups and their corresponding strategies are among the most memorable in history. A thrilling look into both the generals’ lives and their hardest-fought battles, Gods of War is also a thought-provoking analysis of the qualities that make a strong commander and a deep exploration of the historical context in which the contestants were required to wage war, all told with rousing narrative flair. And in a time when technology has made the potential costs of war even greater, it is a masterful look at how military strategy has evolved and what it will take for leaders to guide their nations to peace in the future.

Picking Fights with the Gods

Picking Fights with the Gods Book
Author : Paul Gilk
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release : 2016-08-04
ISBN : 1610975383
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The common understanding of "apocalypse" suggests End Times, Armageddon, and the end of the world. But the Greek word apokalypsis means none of these things. What it does mean is uncovering, disclosing, and revelatory. That "apocalypse" is so widely misunderstood as predestined disaster isn't due to natural evolution in meaning. To penetrate the misuse of apokalypsis is to discover mythic misrepresentation. That is, "apocalypse" doesn't generate End Times but--just the opposite--End Times compels apokalypsis. The actual threat of End Times--explicitly so with weapons of mass destruction and Anthropocene climate change--forces thoughtful people into a search for fundamental causes: Where do these destructive energies originate? Why are we so reluctant to recognize the obvious consequences and resistant to embrace available remedies? Why do we persist in denial and indifference? In these essays, Paul Gilk explores the underlying cultural and religious conventions (both "conservative" and "liberal") that constitute our resistance and refusal. To disclose and uncover those conventions, to dissolve our oblivion, is to awaken to apokalypsis and to realize the depth of our captivity within prevailing mythology, both religious and civilizational. If End Times is the disease, apokalypsis is the cure. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }

Warring Gods

Warring Gods Book
Author : Nel Yomtov
Publisher : Capstone
Release : 2017-08-01
ISBN : 1515766322
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Gather round to hear of epic battles and petty feuds between gods -- told from ancient myths around the world! Warring Gods gathers seven diverse battle stories in one book so readers can discover the unique differences and surprising similarities between these world myths -- all recreated in gripping graphic novel format. Dive into legends from various mythologies and traditions, including Greek, Egyptian, Native American, Norse, and more. With the Universal Myth series, readers can experience exciting multicultural tales brought to life!

Gods Heroes Kings

Gods  Heroes    Kings Book
Author : Christopher R. Fee
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2004-03-18
ISBN : 0190291702
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The islands of Britain have been a crossroads of gods, heroes, and kings-those of flesh as well as those of myth-for thousands of years. Successive waves of invasion brought distinctive legends, rites, and beliefs. The ancient Celts displaced earlier indigenous peoples, only to find themselves displaced in turn by the Romans, who then abandoned the islands to Germanic tribes, a people themselves nearly overcome in time by an influx of Scandinavians. With each wave of invaders came a battle for the mythic mind of the Isles as the newcomer's belief system met with the existing systems of gods, legends, and myths. In Gods, Heroes, and Kings, medievalist Christopher Fee and veteran myth scholar David Leeming unearth the layers of the British Isles' unique folkloric tradition to discover how this body of seemingly disparate tales developed. The authors find a virtual battlefield of myths in which pagan and Judeo-Christian beliefs fought for dominance, and classical, Anglo-Saxon, Germanic, and Celtic narrative threads became tangled together. The resulting body of legends became a strange but coherent hybrid, so that by the time Chaucer wrote "The Wife of Bath's Tale" in the fourteenth century, a Christian theme of redemption fought for prominence with a tripartite Celtic goddess and the Arthurian legends of Sir Gawain-itself a hybrid mythology. Without a guide, the corpus of British mythology can seem impenetrable. Taking advantage of the latest research, Fee and Leeming employ a unique comparative approach to map the origins and development of one of the richest folkloric traditions. Copiously illustrated with excerpts in translation from the original sources,Gods, Heroes, and Kings provides a fascinating and accessible new perspective on the history of British mythology.

Devoted to Destiny

Devoted to Destiny Book
Author : Lisa Kessler
Publisher : Lisa Kessler
Release : 2018-01-22
ISBN : 0997627492
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A sexy new paranormal series from best selling author Lisa Kessler featuring Greek gods, Lycan shifters, Navy SEALs, police detectives and more... Reviewers Choice Best Fantasy Romance Series - Paranormal Romance Guild Mason Knowles is a carpenter with a secret. He's a Lycan, cursed by Zeus to shift into a wolf. With each transformation, the curse becomes stronger, threatening the man to succumb to the animal forever. Clio Clarke is the human vessel for the Muse of History, devoting her life to studying the past. But when destiny brings Mason into her present, Clio realizes she still has plenty to learn about love and trust. Mason discovers he's Clio's Guardian, gifted with inhuman strength, however, it will take more than might to stop an immortal from hurting her. He'll sacrifice anything, even his own humanity, to keep her safe, but this shift could be his last. The Prophecy - "Every generation the nine daughters of Zeus are reborn, and with their rebirth are also nine Guardians. They will be marked by the gods, and given gifts to protect his treasure. Their abilities will only be unlocked when they find their muse."

Search for Gods

Search for Gods Book
Author : V. Vycinas
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 9401028168
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In the unequaled and majestic contemporary technological phase of our cultural development, where democratic liberties and the means of well being are accessible to everyone; man is unsatisfied, insecure, rebellious, confused and lost. More than ever before he seems to lack the sureness of his way in life. The abundance of theories, doctrines and various philosophical, social or religious systems and moral teachings fails to provide the individual today with any clarity whatsoever. Lacking this, he turns to peripheral events, to sensational occurrences; he turns his attention to more and to glaring new models of technological products. more new things, mostly Acquiring a great multitude of these and various other things, he seems to stress his own importance, thus making an inquiry in its fundamental validity superfluous. In this way he escapes the search of his very own mission; he betrays the superior powers which demand from him his existential contribution in finding his ideals and outlining the way of his life.

Never Beaten in the Battle the Right Attire Matters

Never Beaten in the Battle  the Right Attire Matters Book
Author : Yolanda Burroughs
Publisher : Tate Publishing
Release : 2011-08
ISBN : 1613460767
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Are your issues beating the life out of you? Do you desire to walk in power and authority but often find yourself living in defeat? Do you feel like you just can't win? If so, Never Beaten in the Battle: The Right Armor Matters is the book for you! Yolanda Burroughs invites you to stand up and learn how to win the spiritual battle. Realize who is fighting with you, for you, and who has the power to claim the battle. Find out what you can do to fight against the enemy. Discover what pieces of armor you'll need for the fight. Yolanda provides excellent insight and instructions for successful Christian living so you can be victorious. Increase your faith, renew your mind, and reclaim your rightful place in Christ. Gain an unshakeable confidence in your God-given ability to resist the devil and put him back in his rightful place with the help of Never Beaten in the Battle!

The God Stone

The God Stone Book
Author : James Howerton
Publisher : iUniverse
Release : 2014-07-08
ISBN : 1491737441
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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It is eleven thousand B.C. and the early Native American tribes are battling for the colossal herds of bison that roam the prairie. As the Four Tribes of the mountain people prepare to haul bison meat back to the western peaks, Mira, daughter of the chieftain of the Tolai tribe and her mate Thais, are happily reunited with their pet, Wolf, and his new mate, Dona. Anxious to depart before the Menkala, brutal warriors of the plains, sniff them out, Mira and her young family have no idea just how challenging their trek is about to become. While the Menkala lurk in the shadows and wait for the gods to favor them, a fiery tail blazes through the sky and hits the earth. Certain that it is a sign, the tribe heads toward the point of impact where they find a glowing ember they believe to be a powerful and magical stone sent by the gods. As a new religion is born that threatens to destroy the tribes of the plains, the Four Tribes set out on a perilous journey where Mira will face the greatest trials and adventures of her life. In this continuing tale of adventure, war, and struggles in the North American wilderness, a battle ensues for possession of a magical stone as a young Native American realizes she must kill in order to live.

Wizard War God

Wizard War God Book
Author : Shu HaiLinLin
Publisher : Funstory
Release : 2020-10-07
ISBN : 1636667082
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Awakening the martial spirit and walking down the path of cultivation, using martial arts as proof of the way, breaking the heaven's seal and allowing the blood witch to descend once again! I can't cultivate the main character of the trash only for the sake of living, I have to protect my own people. If the heavens want to destroy my Witch clan, I have to break through the sky and lead the beauties and the Witch clan to war against the Gods ...

The Wars of Gods and Men

The Wars of Gods and Men Book
Author : Zecharia Sitchin
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 1992-06-01
ISBN : 1591439175
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Earth Chronicles series, in six voumes, deals with the history and prehistory of Earth and humankind. Each book in the series, based upon information written on clay tablets by the ancient civilizations of the Near East, records the fantastic and real battles that occurred between the original creator gods over control of planet Earth. Asserting the premise that mythology is not fanciful but the repository of ancient memories, The Earth Chronicles series suggests that the Bible ought to be read literally as a historic/scientific document, and that ancient civilizations--older and greater than assumed--were the product of knowledge brought to Earth by the Anunnaki, "Those Who from Heaven to Earth Came." The 12th Planet, the first book of the series, presents ancient evidence for the existence of an additional planet in the Solar System: the home planet of the Anunnaki. In confirmation of this evidence, recent data from unmanned spacecraft has led astronomers to actively search for what is being called "Planet X." The subsequent volume, The Stairway to Heaven, traces man's unending search for immortality to a spaceport in the Sinai Peninsula and to the Giza pyramids, which had served as landing beacons for it--refuting the notion that these pyramids were built by human pharaohs. Recently, records by an eye-witness to a forgery of an inscription by the pharaoh Khufu inside the Great Pyramid corroborated the book's conclusions. In The Wars of Gods and Men, the third volume of his series, Zacharia Sitchin recounts events closer to our times, concluding that the Sinai spaceport was destroyed 4,000 years ago with nuclear weapons. Photographs of Earth from space clearly show evidence of such an explosion.The Wars of Gods and Men additionally embraces Canaanite, Hittite, and Hindu sources to include in these investigations the incidents of The Great Flood, the Tower of Babel, and the upheaval of Sodom and Gomorrah. Sitchin's unique reexamination of ancient mysteries explains these past cataclysmic events in the history of humanity, opening insights into our future.

The City of God Books I VII

The City of God  Books I   VII Book
Author : Saint Augustine
Publisher : CUA Press
Release : 2008-09
ISBN : 9780813215549
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Mother of the Gods Athens and the Tyranny of Asia

The Mother of the Gods  Athens  and the Tyranny of Asia Book
Author : Mark H. Munn
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release : 2006-07-11
ISBN : 0520243498
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Among maternal deities of the Greek pantheon, the Mother of the Gods was a paradox. Conflict and resolution were played out symbolically, Munn shows, and the goddess of Lydian tyranny was eventually accepted by the Athenians as the Mother of the Gods and a symbol of their own sovereignty.

Magicians of the Gods

Magicians of the Gods Book
Author : Graham Hancock
Publisher : Macmillan
Release : 2015-11-10
ISBN : 1250045924
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Originally published: London: Coronet, an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton, an Hachette UK Company, 2015.

Does God Listen to Rap

Does God Listen to Rap  Book
Author : Curtis Allen
Publisher : Cruciform Press
Release : 2013-11-01
ISBN : 1936760789
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A lot of people think that if there is one style of music in the world that God hates, it has got to be rap. Some have even gone so far as to call rap, “An unclean thing before the Lord.” They don’t believe something originally associated with so much evil can ever be redeemed for God’s glory. Lots of other people love and accept rap as their preferred form of musical expression. Many of these who are Christians can’t imagine why God would have any issues with rap – at least, not with songs by believers that encourage and edify them in the faith. Who’s right? And maybe more importantly, who cares? You should. And here’s why. In the past 30 years, rap music has become a vital artistic and cultural force globally, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. Like it or not, you are probably exposed to rap in one form or another on a fairly regular basis. If you’re interested in this book you may be a believer in Jesus who likes rap a lot, and as Christians, when we love something that is (if you hadn’t noticed) closely associated with sin and rebellion, our justification for being involved with it really does need to go beyond, “Dude, this is good stuff.” But maybe you’re in a different category. Maybe you’re a Christian parent, concerned that rap music may have a negative impact on your child. Maybe you’re a youth pastor worried about having a rap concert at his church because of the potential pushback. Or maybe you’re just a rap fan who is curious to see if there’s even any biblical evidence for or against rap. To put it simply, if you’ve made it this far, this book is probably for you. Does God Listen to Rap? covers two areas. First, it presents a sociological history of the emergence and development of rap. If you enjoy rap and hip hop culture, you’ll love this part of the book. Then the book explores the Scriptures to bring some biblical (not just personal or anecdotal) resolution to the question of God and rap. Ultimately, this involves a set of larger questions involving God and the arts. This is more than just an apologetic for rap music, this is a biblical way to think about how Christians can be in the world yet not of the world, and how they can express themselves to the glory of God. So, does God listen to rap? Come find out.

Burning Temple

Burning Temple Book
Author : Chad Marcus Freeman
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release : 2016-12-22
ISBN : 1532611072
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Being angry at God is full of pain, confusion, and loneliness. Where does a believer in Jesus Christ turn when they find themselves angry and suspicious of God? Where did the anger come from? When will the pain end? Can God be trusted? These are the questions those angry at God ask. Where can hope be found when a believer feels let down by God? There is path away from being angry at God that takes us from rage to peace and trust. It is a long journey that is both familiar and unknown.