The Other Lands of Israel: Imaginations of the Land in 2 by Liv Ingeborg Lied

By Liv Ingeborg Lied

In keeping with the present scholarly consensus, the apocalypse of two Baruch, written after the autumn of Jerusalem, both rejected the idea that of the Land of Israel as a spot of salvation or seemed it as of adlescent value. encouraged by way of the point of view of severe Spatial conception, this ebook discusses the presuppositions in the back of this consensus in regards to the spatial epistemology it assumes, and explores the perception of the Land as a wide redemptive class. the result's a clean portrait of the power of the Land-theme within the first centuries of the typical period and a brand new point of view at the spatial mind's eye of two Baruch.

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Acts Dispensationally Considered - Volume 1 by Cornelius Stam

By Cornelius Stam

Covers Acts 1:1 via 15:35

Far greater than an encouraged storybook, Acts provides a transparent line of training and explains why the achievement of prophecy used to be interrupted a few nineteen centuries in the past to make means for the preaching of Jesus Christ in accordance with the revelation of the secret. adequately this booklet has been referred to as "the e-book between." so far as the constitution of the Scriptures is anxious it suits completely among the 4 documents of our Lord's earthly ministry and the epistles of Paul.

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II Maccabees (The Anchor Bible, Vol. 41A) by Jonathan A. Goldstein

By Jonathan A. Goldstein

II Maccabees maintains the chronicle of the "Time of the concerns" (167-64 B.C.E.), started in I Maccabees. It recounts the tales of clash among militant Jews, led by means of Judas Maccabaeus, and their Hellenistic oppressors. other than the tale of the fight to regulate the temple and the holy urban of Jerusalem, notwithstanding, II Maccabees stocks little in universal with I Maccabees. the second one quantity of reflections of Jewry within the iteration following the Maccabaean riot offers and evaluates the adventure from its personal designated perspective.

How those occasions got here to be written, who advised the tales, and what purposes stimulated such divergent but parallel interpretations are the questions Jonathan A. Goldstein, translator and commentator on either Maccabaean histories, addresses right here. Goldstein makes use of the entire array of scholarly instruments to ascertain the severe concerns raised by way of II Maccabees. by way of studying its language and magnificence, its Hellenic but Jewish taste, its comparability and dating to I Maccabees, its use of sacred writings (Torah and Prophets), its historic context, and the function of the dazzling, Goldstein completely elucidates this strong account of a pivotal interval in Jewish history.

As the observation makes transparent, II Maccabees specializes in definite issues: miracles as God's instruments for shaping background; the holiness of the Jerusalem temple; the dynamic courting among the Hasmonaean rulers and their pious competitors; compliment of martyrdom; the doctrine of resurrection. An abridgment of Jason of Cyrene's paintings, II Maccabees advances its personal theological standpoint to its Greek-speaking viewers, refuting the Hasmonaean partisan's view that pervades I Maccabees.

Jonathan A. Goldstein, writer of I Maccabees, is Professor of historical past and Classics on the college of Iowa. He earned bachelor's and master's levels at Harvard, and a doctorate at Columbia college.

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Vault Guide to Finance Interviews, 4th Edition by D. Bhatawedekhar

By D. Bhatawedekhar

The Vault advisor to Finance Interviews is an important learn for any university pupil attempting to begin his or her profession with a excessive powered activity on this planet of banking or making an investment. this can be really worthwhile for these looking a role within the funding banking box, buying and selling, equities study, or whatever heavily on the topic of Wall Street.

The advisor is helping through telling what kind of disagreeable surprises to count on from the interview method. should you have not had any interviews or hadn't attended an interviewing type or workshop, you can be shocked after examining this booklet how severe a few of these interviews can get. The Vault advisor attempts be an excellent trainer with a few solid behavioral how you can navigate these demanding moments.

The bulk of this e-book is a evaluation of common finance talents - every little thing from DCF's, CAPM, monetary statements, to derivatives, PE ratios, and bond pricing. the fabric is intensely entire and may basically be a overview of what to understand. do not learn this waiting for to profit finance simply because there's an excessive amount of info in too little area. the ultimate a part of the consultant has a number of universal brainteaser questions and advised recommendations to correctly solution them.

The Vault advisor isn't a solution to getting a Wall highway task, yet it is a solid start line and an important instrument on your arsenal of interview guidance. I recommend utilizing this as a consultant to discover your weaknesses and acquire different books reminiscent of "How could you progress Mount Fuji?"

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Develop Your Leadership Skills: Develop Yourself as a Leader by John Adair

By John Adair

Improve Your management talents is John Adair’s so much available name on management. jam-packed with routines and checklists, it could support develop self belief degrees and consultant and encourage someone on their trip to changing into a pacesetter of excellence.Acknowledged as an international specialist, John Adair deals stimulating insights into spotting and constructing person management characteristics, buying own authority, and gaining knowledge of middle management features comparable to making plans, speaking and motivating.Suitable for a person who needs to enhance or strengthen their management talents, this consultant distils the essence of John Adair’s educating and offers a framework for turning into a good chief.

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More novels and plays: thirty creative teaching guides for by Janet Evans Worthington, Albert B. Somers

By Janet Evans Worthington, Albert B. Somers

One other information-packed, time-saving device for academics from the authors of Novels and performs, this e-book comprises 30 instructing publications for the very best literature usually taught in grades 6-12. With starting up actions, chapter-by-chapter dialogue questions, writing assignments, and interdisciplinary extensions, those are whole lesson plans. for every booklet there's additionally a quick plot precis, a critique, lists of subject matters and literary thoughts for instructing, feedback for out of doors studying and vocabulary examine, and lists of obtainable print and digital media assets.

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