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"Despite its surreal and even frightening images, the Book of Revelation is a work of real hope, filled with magnificent scenes and poetry. In Apocalypse Then and Now: A Companion to the Book of Revelation, Roland Faley makes this mysterious part of scripture accessible to a popular audience. Evil may seem insurmountable, explains Faley, but this book, rooted in faith and written in a time of trial, shows that Christ will ultimately triumph."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Tired of looking at the tiny maps included in the back of your Bible and still not understanding an ancient city's location? Most study Bibles provide maps showing only the position of cities during biblical times in super small print, making your study efforts frustrating, time consuming, and incomplete. Knowing the whereabouts of ancient cities and their distance from modern-day locations remains an essential part of any Bible study. The Then and Nowʼ Bible Map Insert enables you to conveniently place over 22 full-color maps within your Bible to reference throughout your Bible study. With this insert, you will easily find out fascinating facts, such as - - The ruins of Nineveh are in Northern Iraq near Mosul in Kurdish areas. - The wise men were probably from Iran or Saudi Arabia. - Queen Esther's throne was less than 300 miles northeast of Kuwait City. Then and Nowʼ Bible Maps Insert features: - Middle East: Then and Now maps - Old Testament Time Line - Abraham's Journeys - Journeys of Jacob and Joseph - Families of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob - The Exodus: Then and Now maps - Judges and Prophets of Israel - Holy Land-Twelve Tribes: Then and Now maps - The Cycle Pattern in Judges - Holy Land-United Kingdom: Then and Now maps - The Tabernacle - Holy Land-Divided Kingdom: Then and Now maps - Assyrian Empire: Then and Now maps - Babylonian Empire map - Persian Empire maps - New Testament Time Line - Jerusalem map - Holy Land-New Testament: Then and Now maps - Paul's Travels and Missionary Journeys maps - Paul's Journey to Rome - Index Now, you will know where Bible places are today and will discover how Location, Location, Location matters within the Bible with Rose Publishing, Inc.'s Then and Nowʼ Bible Map Insert.
From Larry Millett, author of the award-winning Lost Twin Cities, comes this fascinating new book that explores the history of Minneapolis and St. Paul from the vantage point of their streets.
In The Presidency Then and Now, leading political scientists and historians assess the development of the presidency and its role in today's political landscape. The questions addressed in this wide-ranging volume include: How has the doctrine of separation of powers evolved? How have presidential campaigns and presidential oratory influenced the constitutional character of the institution? How does the scandal-driven press coverage of the post-Vietnam and post-Watergate presidency compare with the partisan press of the early republic? Among other topics, the contributors examine the early precedents and modern manifestations of the executive veto, executive privilege, and presidential use of force doctrine, and chart the shift from a constitutionally circumspect and constrained chief executive toward the modern notion of a plebiscitary presidency. The Presidency Then and Now assesses several key trends in presidential leadership including the recent movement toward a policy-centered presidency in which detailed policy development has at times supplanted broad vision and historically informed judgment. Other essays address such topics as the transformation of the Cabinet from a body whose members possessed stature equal to the president to a largely symbolic group that has been replaced in its advisory capacity by the White House staff. The Presidency Then and Now makes a case for returning to constitutional, reasoned deliberation and replacing modern fixation on 'celebrity' status with the founders' notion of 'stature.' By drawing comparisons between the old and the new, The Presidency Then and Now offers timely and incisive insights that will appeal not only to scholars of the presidency but to historians and general readers interested in the constitutional foundations, philosophical debates, and key political developments that have affected the presidential office over time.
Sexual Victimization: Then and Now provides scholars easy access to information that specifically examines the continuum of sex crimes and the perception of victims by our criminal justice system and society as a whole. This text features contributions from well-known researchers in the field and serves as an important resource to provide scholars with up-to-date research on sexual victimization that will educate students on this complex and evolving challenge for the criminal justice system. Editors Tara N. Richards and Catherine D. Marcum approach the concept by examining how the criminal justice system handles sexual victimization, the association between individuals in a relationship and sexual assault, and unusual and special issues associated with contemporary sexual victimization. By discussing these issues, the theoretical explanations for these crimes and the effectiveness of the policy that has been applied will effectively link the criminological areas of theory, research, and policy.
Theater has been around for many years and people still enjoy going to the theater today! In this exciting book, young readers will learn about the history of theater and the various roles that are involved, including directors, actors, and the chorus. Through examples from the past, readers learn about theaters from ancient Greece and Asia, as well as different genres and types like comedies, tragedies and Kabuki. The glossary, index, and table of contents ensure that readers have the tools they need to understand and enjoy the content.
Unlike other publications since the downfall of Saddam's regime, Iraq: Then & Now traces the history of the country from ancient times until the present. Supplementary boxes, many written by Iraqis themselves, reflect on life today as compared with life in Saddam's Iraq and even earlier, describing their experiences, hopes, fears, ambitions and visions for the future.The book self-consciously avoids making any judgement on the political debate surrounding the 2003 war and subsequent occupation; instead it presents the varying views, and offers a rounded, balanced picture.Published to coincide with the fifth anniversary of the change, this guide to the country and its people, provides information on Iraq's culture and archaeology, the south, Baghdad and the Sunni Triangle. The northern region of Iraqi Kurdistan stands apart as a success story and the travel appendix provides essential information for the increasing numbers of visitors to this region.
Starting in 1956 when Ford officially entered motor racing, this book takes the reader on a journey of how and why things happened the way they did. Who were the personalities behind the all the different Ford GT development programs, old and new.