Places of Faith

A Road Trip across America's Religious Landscape

Author: Christopher P. Scheitle,Roger Finke

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199912998

Category: Social Science

Page: 264

View: 3630

Lavishly illustrated with over 100 color photographs, Places of Faith takes readers on a fascinating religious road trip. Christopher Scheitle and Roger Finke have crisscrossed America, visiting churches in small towns and rural areas, as well as the mega-churches, storefronts, synagogues, Islamic centers, Eastern temples, and other places of faith in major cities. Each stop on their tour provides an opportunity to introduce a particular current of American religion. Memphis serves as a window into the Black Church, a visit to Colorado Springs provides insight into evangelicalism, and a stop in Detroit sheds light on American Muslims. Readers visit Hare Krishnas in San Francisco, the Amish in central Pennsylvania, and a "cowboy church" in Amarillo, Texas. As the authors journey across the country, they retell unique religious histories and touch on local religious profiles and trends. They draw from conversations they had with pastors, imams, bishops, priests, and monks, along with ordinary believers of all kinds. Most of all, they tell the reader what they saw and heard, putting a human face on America's astounding religious diversity.

Seeds of Faith

A Comprehensive Guide to the Sacred Places of Bhutan

Author: Pema Wangdi,M. Ling

Publisher: N.A


Category: Buddhist monasteries

Page: 356

View: 1372

A comprehensive guide to the sacred places of Bhutan.

Cardiff's Temples of Faith

A Thousand Years of Places of Worship

Author: John Bryan Hilling,Mary Traynor

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780954026202

Category: Cardiff (Wales)

Page: 80

View: 2765

My Amazing Journey of Faith

Memoirs of the Extraordinary Life and Ministry of Pastor Emma Loretta Curry Creamer

Author: Barbara Way Washington

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1449796303

Category: Religion

Page: 204

View: 9378

"Dr. Emma L. Creamer is one of the remaining legends ... anything she reveals in this book must be received as precious nuggets." -Reverend Larry Phillip McCray, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Temple Hills, Maryland "Pastor Creamer has blessed our city and me through her walk of faith and her ability to overcome opposition and reign as 'more than a conqueror.'" -Apostle Thomas Wesley Weeks Sr., New Destiny Fellowship, Wilmington, Delaware This is not your ordinary about-me biography. The story of Emma Loretta Curry Creamer chronicles the strength of the human spirit and is an inspiration for anyone in a place of difficulty or dilemma in their own life. Gain new hope and determination from a woman who is as stately in life's challenges as she is statuesque physically. Experience the intriguing path of twists and sudden turns in Pastor Creamer's life, and get fresh insight and a champion's perspective on how to overcome impossible odds. Her life story is presented with a focus on the faithfulness of God and His plan and provision for promotion in your life. Take away practical life-lesson strategies for progress and promotion. These memoirs seek to inspire renewed motivation and encouragement for aspiring champions and visionary leaders.

Faith and Practice of Islam

Three Thirteenth-Century Sufi Texts

Author: William C. Chittick

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 0791498948

Category: Religion

Page: 306

View: 2419

Your Word; My Medicine, My Victory

Author: Minister Nina Haliburton

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469195453

Category: Religion

Page: 108

View: 8621

Why another book of Prayers and Confessions: It was the Word of God and prayer through confession that changed me and my mind. It was life that drove me to Jesus (The Word), and it was God's Word that helped me, gave me hope and a reason to live. Prayer and God's Word combined WORKS! It's that plain, simple and true! It was through seeking God and His Word that I was redeemed. It was God's Word that was and still is my medicine, my meat, my message and my victory. It was and still is God's Word that spoke to situations and they obeyed. I'm whole today because of praying, believing, and acting on God's Word. That's why I wrote another book. It was and still is Prayer and God's Word that will set anyone free from condemnation, sin, and their past. AMEN!!!

The confessions of faith, catechisms, directories, form of church-government, discipline, &c, of publick authority in the Church of Scotland: together with the acts of assembly, concerning the doctrine, worship, discipline and government of the Church of Scotland

Also, a collection of some principal acts and ordinances of the parliaments of Scotland and England and of the General assembly of the Church of Scotland. In favours of the covenanted reformation. To which is added, the form of process in the judicatories of the Church of Scotland ...

Author: Church of Scotland

Publisher: N.A



Page: 632

View: 5869


Author: Kathryn E. Eriksen,Laurie J. Wilson,Waxahachie Journal

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9780738571751

Category: History

Page: 127

View: 9224

Photographs depicting the history of Waxahachie, Tex.



Publisher: Suruchi Prakashan

ISBN: 8189622684

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

View: 7687

The success achieved by the movement of Shri AmarnathYatra Sangarsha Samiti for protecting the Hindu identity and national self-respect is the triumph of Hindutva and the like-minded nationalist forces over pro-Pakistan anti-national and secessionist groups. The patriotic people of Jammu continued their fight for two successive months facing endless agony and pain. They showed the path to all the nationalist forces across the country through their commitment and resolve. The consolidated strength of Hindu of Jammu has given the message that Hindutva is the only rallying point, meeting ground and basis on which the whole country can standup with self respect, which is very much essential to protect our national unity, integrity, culture, glorious historical past, places of faith and worship and icons of social unity. The victory achieved by the Sangharsha Samiti is not the victory of Jammu region alone but it signifies success of all the nationalist forces battling against the grossly anit-national, terror-orientated and inimical foreign-sponsored organization over last sixty years. This book presents a brief account and the ideological basis which was waged in order to save Hindutva.

Facing Death Together

Parish Funerals

Author: Margaret Smith

Publisher: LiturgyTrainingPublications

ISBN: 9781568541761

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 164

View: 3091

A guide for celebrating the Order of Christian Funerals in a context of pastoral care.

Education Studies

An Issues-based Approach

Author: John Sharp,Les Hankin,Stephen Ward

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1844455645

Category: Education

Page: 232

View: 9312

Education Studies continues to grow as a popular undergraduate area of study. This core text addresses themes common to all Education Studies courses. It benefits from a large list of contributors from key institutions. This second edition includes chapters on education and employment, new media and sex and relationships education and is fully revised and updated. For each topic, an overview and discussion are accompanied by features such as Research and Pause for Thought boxes to promote reflection and analysis and to encourage the reader to engage with the text.

Restoring Your Shield of Faith

Reach a New Dimension of Faith for Daily Victory

Author: Chuck D. Pierce,Robert Heidler

Publisher: Gospel Light Publications

ISBN: 9780830732630

Category: Religion

Page: 176

View: 902

This message from Chuck Pierce and Robert Heidler likens our spiritual defense to that of the children of Israel while in battle. Within the ranks there were those who carried huge shields to protect the bulk of the army. And just as we fight spiritual battles today, there is a mighty shield we can carry to protect us. This shield of faith is one of the main ways we can resist our enemy's attacks. We are fully capable of resisting the enemy's attacks, but we must first be able to recognize how Satan fights. His main weapons are to create fear and doubt in us and to tempt us to become complainers and murmurers. If we succumb, our faith is weakened. The keys to increasing our faith are found in knowing the Word of God, which engenders praise, thankfulness, trust and obedience.

His Healing Hands

Finding God in Broken Places

Author: Women Of Faith,Margaret Feinberg

Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc

ISBN: 1401676251

Category: Religion

Page: 128

View: 4208

Life hurts. There's no getting around it. But surely there's a way through it? Thankfully, God meets us in the broken places. This isn’t just something we can hope for but something we can expect! This study leads women to find God in broken places by examining the life of Christ, the true Healer. Each of the twelve chapters will highlight a moment in which Jesus brought healing and restoration to an individual or situation. Through this study we will find that those areas of life where we experience pain and loss can become emblems of His glory as God transforms and heals us. Features include: 12 sessions of interactive Bible study Perfect for individual or group study Tips for leading a great group included