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Where strange gods call

Harry Hervey

Where strange gods call

pages out of the East

by Harry Hervey

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Published by The Century co. in New York and London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • East Asia
    • Subjects:
    • East Asia -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Harry Hervey, with illustrations by Christopher Murphy ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS508 .H5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination 6 p. I., 3-349 p.
      Number of Pages349
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6669416M
      LC Control Number24023065
      OCLC/WorldCa1355107

        Weber argued that religion is the original agent of rationalization, but also that rationalization eventually pushes religion out of the public sphere. Many summaries of Weber’s argument stop there, at the disenchantment of the world. But Weber also suggested that rationalization produces a new form of enchantment, a kind of “polytheism” of impersonal . Strange Gods, Scalia's debut book, is packed full of the iconoclastic vim and vigor that has won her a large, faithful Internet following. She presents readers with a surprising look at the ways in which modern people still commit the sin of idolatry in their everyday : Elizabeth Scalia.

      In a work blending culture, religion, history, biography, and a bit of memoir (with more than a soupcon of attitude), the author of The Great Agnostic: Robert Ingersoll and American Freethought (, etc.) returns with a revealing historical analysis of religious conversions. STRANGE, FIRE. stranj ('esh zarah, "alien fire"): These words are mentioned in connection with the fatal sin committed by the two oldest sons of Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, in "offering strange fire before Yahweh," on the occasion of the formal consecration of the Aaronitic priesthood (Leviticus ,2).The fact is mentioned again in Numbers ;

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Renowned in the blogosphere as The Anchoress and as Catholic Portal editor of the popularElizabeth Scalia offers a powerful critique of the "gods" we worship today, reminding readers that life's deepest desires can be satisfied only in Christ. Elizabeth Scalia's Strange Gods brings her iconoclastic vim and vigor to this, her debut trade book/5(55).

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You shall have no other gods before me." (Ex rsv). And yet, we do. This thoughtful and thought-provoking book, Strange Gods: Unmasking the Idols in Everyday Life, exposes to our chagrin, yet ultimately to our benefit, that this premiere command of the Decalogue cannot be overlooked if we are to ever dare to live the other nine.4/5.

Where strange gods call book ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Demming Family Tree xiv --Ai'Lee Family Tree xv --Chapter 1 The Lure of Ghosts and Gods 1 --Chapter 2 Like a Moth to a Flame 35 --Chapter 3 Beach Ghost Stories 49 --Chapter 4 The Demmings 65 --Chapter 5 Lailee's Secret 81 --Chapter 6 Family Ties and Curses 89.

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Strange Gods, Scalia's debut book, is packed full of the iconoclastic vim and vigor that has won her a large, faithful Internet following. She presents readers with a surprising look at the ways in which modern people still commit the sin of idolatry in their everyday lives.

While literal golden calves no longer dot the landscape, Scalia. Pam Chun’s second novel, WHEN STRANGE GODS CALL, which expanded on one of the scandals of her infamous family, focused on the contemporary clash of cultures in Hawaii and received the Ka Palapala Po`okela Award for excellence in literature.

THE SEAGULL’S GARDENER is a memoir of distance caregiving for her father from 3, miles. Where Strange Gods Call Unknown Binding – See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Strange Gods was written by two priests with firsthand knowledge of the degree to which the Church will go to cover up financial corruption, abuse of power, sexual scandal, and evil.

With an eye on the holiness and grace of ordinary people who keep the Church alive and want to change her future, Strange Gods promises is an exciting, engaging /5(2). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Duncan-Kemp, Alice Monkton.

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Free shipping for many products. “Strange Gods is an absorbing historical novel, one set in an exotic location that provides a colorful and textured backdrop to the action.

The beauty of the area and the inherent dangers of living there are brought to life in a realistic manner/5(2). Strange Gods, Scalia's debut book, is packed full of the iconoclastic vim and vigor that has won her a large, faithful Internet following. She presents readers with a surprising look at the ways in which modern people still commit the sin of idolatry in their everyday lives.

Strange Gods is an extraordinary novel. Although a work of fiction, the priests, who are its authors, write in a manner balancing the need for accountability with a fair respect for the many who have and continue to serve God in a humble, yet inspiring, manner/5.

Get this from a library. When strange gods call: a novel. [Pam Chun] -- This is a Shakespearean love story of old family rivalries that threaten a pair of ill-fated lovers who defy generations of animosity. It is set in the tropical paradise of Hawaii, the island. Journalist Susan Jacoby tells Fresh Air that more than half of Americans will change religion at least once in their adult life time.

Her new book is Strange Gods: A Secular History of Conversion. When Strange Gods Call takes place in the s, a decade after Hawaii has reached statehood, a time of transition, when, among the older generation, the Confucian ethics of family, honor and scholarship are challenged by the American values of individuality and assertiveness.Yea, I have sent my servants, all the prophets, unto you.

I rose up early, and sent you word, saying: O turn you, every man from his wicked way: amend your lives, and go not after strange gods, to worship them: that ye may continue in the land, which I have given unto you and your ye would neither hear me, nor follow me.Genre/Form: Travel writing: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hervey, Harry, Where strange gods call.

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