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Heresy

Author : S.J. Parris
ISBN : 038553129X
Genre : Fiction
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Masterfully blending true events with fiction, this blockbuster historical thriller delivers a page-turning murder mystery set on the sixteenth-century Oxford University campus. Giordano Bruno was a monk, poet, scientist, and magician on the run from the Roman Inquisition on charges of heresy for his belief that the Earth orbits the sun and that the universe is infinite. This alone could have got him burned at the stake, but he was also a student of occult philosophies and magic. In S. J. Parris's gripping novel, Bruno's pursuit of this rare knowledge brings him to London, where he is unexpectedly recruited by Queen Elizabeth I and is sent undercover to Oxford University on the pretext of a royal visitation. Officially Bruno is to take part in a debate on the Copernican theory of the universe; unofficially, he is to find out whatever he can about a Catholic plot to overthrow the queen. His mission is dramatically thrown off course by a series of grisly murders and a spirited and beautiful young woman. As Bruno begins to discover a pattern in these killings, he realizes that no one at Oxford is who he seems to be. Bruno must attempt to outwit a killer who appears obsessed with the boundary between truth and heresy. Like The Dante Club and The Alienist, this clever, sophisticated, exceptionally enjoyable novel is written with the unstoppable narrative propulsion and stylistic flair of the very best historical thrillers. From the Hardcover edition.

The Heresy Of Orthodoxy Foreword By I Howard Marshall

Author : Andreas J. Köstenberger
ISBN : 1433521792
Genre : Religion
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Beginning with Walter Bauer in 1934, the denial of clear orthodoxy in early Christianity has shaped and largely defined modern New Testament criticism, recently given new life through the work of spokesmen like Bart Ehrman. Spreading from academia into mainstream media, the suggestion that diversity of doctrine in the early church led to many competing orthodoxies is indicative of today's postmodern relativism. Authors Köstenberger and Kruger engage Ehrman and others in this polemic against a dogged adherence to popular ideals of diversity. Köstenberger and Kruger's accessible and careful scholarship not only counters the "Bauer Thesis" using its own terms, but also engages overlooked evidence from the New Testament. Their conclusions are drawn from analysis of the evidence of unity in the New Testament, the formation and closing of the canon, and the methodology and integrity of the recording and distribution of religious texts within the early church.

The Heresy Of Formlessness

Author : Martin Mosebach
ISBN : 1621383547
Genre : Religion
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First published in 2003, The Heresy of Formlessness is already a modern classic, unique for its melding of poetic shimmer and keen observation. Martin Mosebach offers up a compelling defense of the traditional Roman Rite and a searing critique of the postconciliar liturgical reform through which ancient rites were profaned by tone-deaf modernizers.

Discussion Of Universalism

Author : William Latta McCalla
ISBN : NYPL:33433070798461
Genre : Universalism
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John Of Damascus On Islam

Author : Daniel J. Sahas
ISBN : 9004034951
Genre : Religion
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Heretics

Author : Leonardo Padura
ISBN : 9780374714284
Genre : Fiction
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"Padura’s Heretics spans and defies literary categories . . . ingenious." —Maureen Corrigan, Fresh Air A sweeping novel of art theft, anti-Semitism, contemporary Cuba, and crime from a renowned Cuban author, Heretics is Leonardo Padura's greatest detective work yet. In 1939, the Saint Louis sails from Hamburg into Havana’s port with hundreds of Jewish refugees seeking asylum from the Nazi regime. From the docks, nine-year-old Daniel Kaminsky watches as the passengers, including his mother, father, and sister, become embroiled in a fiasco of Cuban corruption. But the Kaminskys have a treasure that they hope will save them: a small Rembrandt portrait of Christ. Yet six days later the vessel is forced to leave the harbor with the family, bound for the horrors of Europe. The Kaminskys, along with their priceless heirloom, disappear. Nearly seven decades later, the Rembrandt reappears in an auction house in London, prompting Daniel’s son to travel to Cuba to track down the story of his family’s lost masterpiece. He hires the down-on-his-luck private detective Mario Conde, and together they navigate a web of deception and violence in the morally complex city of Havana. In Heretics, Leonardo Padura takes us from the tenements and beaches of Cuba to Rembrandt’s gloomy studio in seventeenth-century Amsterdam, telling the story of people forced to choose between the tenets of their faith and the realities of the world, between their personal desires and the demands of their times. A grand detective story and a moving historical drama, Padura’s novel is as compelling, mysterious, and enduring as the painting at its center.

The War On Heresy

Author : Robert Ian Moore
ISBN : 9780674065376
Genre : History
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Some of the most portentous events in medieval history—the Cathar crusade, the persecution and mass burnings of heretics, the papal inquisition—fall between 1000 and 1250, when the Catholic Church confronted the threat of heresy with force. Moore’s narrative focuses on the motives and anxieties of elites who waged war on heresy for political gain.

Orthodoxy

Author : Gilbert Keith Chesterton
ISBN : UCAL:B4101688
Genre : Apologetics
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The Nature And The Effect Of The Heresy Of The Fraticelli

Author : Decima Langworthy Douie
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Genre : Fraticelli
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Heresy

Author : Michael Coren
ISBN : 9780771023170
Genre : Religion
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Bestselling author Michael Coren explodes popular myths about the history, beliefs, and culture of Christianity. In Heresy: Ten Lies They Spread About Christianity, Michael Coren, author of the bestselling Why Catholics Are Right, explores why and how Christians and Christian ideas are caricatured in popular media as well as in sophisticated society and addresses ten common lies told about Christianity: that it supported slavery, is racist, sexist, homophobic, anti-intellectual, anti-scientific and anti-Semitic, provokes war, resists progress, and is repressive and irrelevant. Hard-hitting, provocative, and personal, Heresy offers a powerful rebuttal to attacks on the Christian faith.

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