The Holy Bible by Anonymous

Genre : Religion
Editor : The Floating Press
Release : 2009-01-01
ISBN-13 : 9781775411994
Hardcover : 2778 Pages


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The King James Bible for ebook readers, desktops, tablets and phones. Including Old Testament and New Testament, this is a wonderful tool that keeps the scriptures at your fingertips. The translation that became the Authorized King James Bible was begun in 1604 and in 1611 was published by the Church of England, under the direction of King James. The translation was done by forty-seven Church of England scholars, the New Testament coming from the Greek Textus Receptus (Received Text), the Old Testament from the Masoretic Hebrew text, and the Apocrypha from the Greek Septuagint (LXX), except for two Esdras from the Latin Vulgate.

The Ten Commandments by Dennis Prager

Genre : Religion
Editor : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2015-03-30
ISBN-13 : 9781621574187
Hardcover : 110 Pages


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The most important words ever written are the Ten Commandments. These words changed the world when they were first presented at Mt. Sinai to Israelites, and they are changing it now. They are the foundation stones of Western Civilization. Given their staggering importance, you would think that all societies, and certainly our educational and religious institutions, would be intent on studying them closely. Sadly, this is not the case. Our schools ignore them and our churches and synagogues take them for granted. But here's a simple test: Who among us can even name all of the Ten Commandments? And even among those who can name them, how many can explain them in a way that makes sense to the modern eye and ear? If you are a person of faith, this book will strengthen it; if you are agnostic it will force you to rethink your doubts; if you're atheist, it will test your convictions. For people who have thought little about the Ten Commandments, as well as for those who have a sophisticated understanding of them, it will be a revelation. That's a lot to ask of a little book, but the only thing that's little here is the length. The ideas are very big.

The Ten Commandments by David Hazony

Genre : Religion
Editor : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2010-09-07
ISBN-13 : 1416562516
Hardcover : 304 Pages


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ACROSS THE WESTERN WORLD, the Ten Commandments have become a source of both inspiration and controversy, whether in Supreme Court rulings, in film and literature, or as a religious icon gracing houses of worship of every Christian and Jewish denomination. But what do the commandments really stand for? According to polls, less than half of all Americans can even name more than four of them. Fewer still can name all ten, or have a clear idea of the ideals they were meant to promote. For most of us, agnostics and faithful alike, they have been relegated to the level of a symbol, and the teachings they contain are all but forgotten. In Western life today, the Ten Commandments are everywhere— except where we need them most. In The Ten Commandments, David Hazony offers a powerful new look at our most venerable moral text. Combining a fresh reading of the Old Testament’s most riveting stories and ancient rabbinic legends with a fearless exploration of what ails society today, Hazony shows that the Ten Commandments are not just a set of obscure laws but encapsulate a deeply valuable approach to life—one that is as relevant now as it was when they first appeared more than two millennia ago. The Ten Commandments begins with a daring claim: Although they have become a universally recognizable symbol of biblically based religion, they are not, strictly speaking, a religious text. Rather than making a statement about faith or mystical realms inaccessible to reason, they contain a coherent prescription for how to make a better world. At their core stands what Hazony calls the "spirit of redemption," which he describes as one of the two basic spiritual components of Western civilization. While the Greeks gave us the "spirit of reason," teaching that we should be free to explore and express our views, the spirit of redemption teaches that every individual can, and should, act to improve the world. This spirit reached us from ancient Israel, in the form of the Hebrew Bible, and has stood at the heart of the most important social movements in our history. Going through the commandments one by one, Hazony shows how each represents a poignant declaration about honesty, the self, life, love, freedom, community, and inner peace. Each commandment, we discover, adds another piece to the puzzle of how the redemptive spirit may enter our lives and help us become more caring, world-changing individuals. Part memoir, part scholarship, part manifesto for a vital approach to life, The Ten Commandments tackles some of the most painful human questions that stand at the heart of who we are as modern, thinking people—and offers answers that are sure to start a new discussion about the meaning of one of our most enduring, yet least understood, traditions.

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Editor : In the Hands of a Child
Release :
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The Ten Commandments by Michael Coogan

Genre : Religion
Editor : Yale University Press
Release : 2014-04-15
ISBN-13 : 9780300178715
Hardcover : 176 Pages


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Looks at the various histories of the 10 Commandments, explaining how those particular 10 laws, as opposed to others given at Mount Sinai, became the ones that Moses revealed as God's law.

The Ten Commandments by Patrick D. Miller

Genre : Religion
Editor : Presbyterian Publishing Corp
Release : 2009
ISBN-13 : 9780664230555
Hardcover : 477 Pages


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The Lord alone -- Hallowing the name of God -- Keeping the Sabbath -- Respect for parents -- Protecting life -- Marriage, sex, and the neighbor -- Property and possessions -- Telling the truth -- Desire and its repercussions -- The ethics of the commandments.

The Ten Commandments by George Dana Boardman

Genre : Ten commandments
Editor :
Release : 1889
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015063632403
Hardcover : 378 Pages


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Genre : Ten commandments
Editor :
Release : 1928
ISBN-13 : UVA:X030808766
Hardcover : 118 Pages


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The Ten Commandments by Mark Rooker

Genre : Religion
Editor : B&H Publishing Group
Release : 2010
ISBN-13 : 9780805447163
Hardcover : 234 Pages


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From the acclaimed New American Commentary Studies in Bible & Theology series, a book examining the ancient and modern significance of each of the Ten Commandments.

Holy Bible by Bible English New International Version

Genre : Bible
Editor : NIV
Release : 2010-02-01
ISBN-13 : 0340979658
Hardcover : 1280 Pages


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The New International Version in a handy, affordable paperback edition.