Gilead

Gilead
Author: Marilynne Robinson
Pages: 247
ISBN: 031242440X
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Release: 2006
Editor: Macmillan
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

As the Reverend John Ames approaches the hour of his own death, he writes a letter to his son chronicling three previous generations of his family, a story that stretches back to the Civil War and reveals uncomfortable secrets about the family of preachers. Reader's Guide available. Reprint.

Gilead

Gilead
Author: Marilynne Robinson
Pages: 291
ISBN: 9780312939380
Available:
Release: 2005
Editor: Macmillan
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Een bejaarde dominee schrijft in 1856 aan zijn dan 7-jarige zoon over vroeger en heden.

Gilead Oprah s Book Club

Gilead  Oprah s Book Club
Author: Marilynne Robinson
Pages: 256
ISBN: 1443465976
Available:
Release: 2021-03-16
Editor: HarperCollins Publishers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE - OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK - NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER A hymn of praise and lamentation from a 1950s preacher man. A testament to the sacred bonds between fathers and sons. A psalm of celebration and acceptance of the best and the worst that the world has to offer. This is the story of generations, as told through a family history written by Reverend John Ames, a legacy for the young son he will never see grow up. As John records the tale of the rift between his own father and grandfather, he also struggles with the return to his small town of a friend's prodigal son in search of forgiveness and redemption. The winner of two major literary awards and a New York Times Top10 Book of 2004, Gilead is an exquisitely written work of literary fiction, destined to become a classic, by one of today's finest writers.

Gilead

Gilead
Author: Marilynne Robinson
Pages: 256
ISBN: 0006393837
Available:
Release: 2006-01-16
Editor: HarperCollins Publishers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A hymn of praise and lamentation from a 1950s preacher man. Atestament to the sacred bonds between fathers and sons. A psalm of celebrationand acceptance of the best and the worst that the world has to offer. This isthe story of generations, as told through a family history written by ReverendJohn Ames, a legacy for the young son he will never see grow up. As John recordsthe tale of the rift between his own father and grandfather, he also struggleswith the return to his small town of a friend’s prodigal son in search offorgiveness and redemption. The winner of two major literary awards and a New York Times Top10 Book of 2004, Gilead is an exquisitely written work of literaryfiction, destined to become a classic, by one of today’s finest writers.

Gilead

Gilead
Author: Marilynne Robinson
Pages: 328
ISBN: 2330043430
Available:
Release: 2015-02-04
Editor: Unknown
Language: fr

Explanation of the Book:

En 1956, sentant sa fin prochaine, le révérend John Ames rédige à l'attention de son très jeune fils une longue lettre en forme de méditation, seul héritage que sa pauvreté matérielle l'autorise à transmettre. Ames avait lui-même pour père un prêcheur de l'Iowa et pour grand-père un pasteur engagé, durant la guerre civile, dans la lutte pour l'abolition de l'esclavage. En rapportant les tensions dont il fut le témoin entre l'ardent pacifisme de l'un et l'activisme belliqueux de l'autre, le révérend Ames évoque au fil des pages le lien sacré qui, entre tendresse et inévitables conflits, unit les pères aux fils. De l'exercice du souvenir aux illuminations, des défaites de l'esprit à ses incertaines victoires, des enivrements de la chair ou des errements du coeur aux vertiges du mysticisme, c'est dans une langue aussi émouvante qu'inspirée que l'ultime sermon du révérend Ames élève à l'étrange grâce de vivre un hymne superbe, ample comme le pays dont il narre, à sa façon, l'histoire, bouleversant comme une prière.

Gilead

Gilead
Author: Marilynne Robinson
Pages: 256
ISBN: 0374602107
Available:
Release: 2020-08-04
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award, Gilead is the long-hoped-for second novel by Marilynne Robinson, one of our finest writers--a hymn of praise and lamentation to the God-haunted existence that Reverend Ames loves passionately, and from which he will soon part. In 1956, toward the end of Reverend John Ames's life, he begins a letter to his young son, an account of himself and his forebears. Ames is the son of an Iowan preacher and the grandson of a minister who, as a young man in Maine, saw a vision of Christ bound in chains and came west to Kansas to fight for abolition: He "preached men into the Civil War," then, at age fifty, became a chaplain in the Union Army, losing his right eye in battle. Reverend Ames writes to his son about the tension between his father--an ardent pacifist--and his grandfather, whose pistol and bloody shirts, concealed in an army blanket, may be relics from the fight between the abolitionists and those settlers who wanted to vote Kansas into the union as a slave state. And he tells a story of the sacred bonds between fathers and sons, which are tested in his tender and strained relationship with his namesake, John Ames Boughton, his best friend's wayward son. This is also the tale of another remarkable vision--not a corporeal vision of God but the vision of life as a wondrously strange creation. It tells how wisdom was forged in Ames's soul during his solitary life, and how history lives through generations, pervasively present even when betrayed and forgotten.

Balm in Gilead

Balm in Gilead
Author: Lanford Wilson
Pages: 81
ISBN: 0822216272
Available:
Release: 1993
Editor: Dramatists Play Service Inc
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Length: 2 acts.

There is a Balm in Gilead

There is a Balm in Gilead
Author: Lewis V. Baldwin
Pages: 348
ISBN: 1451412983
Available:
Release: 1991-01-01
Editor: Fortress Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Examines King's roots in Black popular culture and their role as the source of his power and vision

The Balm of Gilead for Healing a Diseased Land

The Balm of Gilead for Healing a Diseased Land
Author: John Willison
Pages: 260
ISBN: HARVARD:HWTRY9
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Release: 1829
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Balm in Gilead

Balm in Gilead
Author: Timothy Larsen,Keith L. Johnson
Pages: 232
ISBN: 9780830872961
Available:
Release: 2019-04-02
Editor: InterVarsity Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Marilynne Robinson is one of the most eminent public intellectuals in America today, and her writing offers probing meditations on the Christian faith. Based on the 2018 Wheaton Theology Conference, this volume brings together the thoughts of leading theologians, historians, literary scholars, and church leaders who engaged in theological dialogue with Robinson's work—and with the author herself.

The Land of Gilead

The Land of Gilead
Author: Laurence Oliphant
Pages: 538
ISBN: UOM:39015014660347
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Release: 1880
Editor: Edinburgh, Blackwood
Language: en

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Gilead Now

Gilead Now
Author: Debbie Vanderslice
Pages: 182
ISBN: 9781490878942
Available:
Release: 2015-06-10
Editor: WestBow Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Part 1 of Gilead Now takes aim and focuses on healing the past. It discusses the different responsibilities we have as believers. Part 2 zeroes in on how we must live in the present while never denying the past. Part 3 is geared toward a hopeful future—fueled by the key benefits of living in the present and remembering the past. It is the goal of Gilead Now to validate each reader’s feelings in regard to his or her wounded past, while at the same time never denying the obstacles involved in overcoming any struggle. Do you struggle every day with feelings of guilt, depression, regret, and worthlessness? If you do, this study is for you. By examining the root causes, you will discover a life-changing study that could not only validate you as a person but also give hope as you honestly look at what lies deep within yourself.

Going for Balm in Gilead

Going for Balm in Gilead
Author: Mazs M. Yebbus
Pages: 308
ISBN: 9781480956643
Available:
Release: 2018-03-27
Editor: Dorrance Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Going for Balm in Gilead By: Masz M. Yebbus Samuel was born in an African village, where the ancestors used to depend on natural indicators to predict the start of seasonal rains. Lately, the indicators had become unreliable, and when the community failed to predict the onset of rains, crops failed, and the threat of famine loomed large on the horizon. Samuel was blamed because he had passed on information about the rains, which turned out to be wrong. Assisted by an enigmatic village pastor, Samuel escaped to the city before society could exact its retribution. Enticed by the prospects of better income abroad, Samuel crossed the Mediterranean Sea illegally, to settle in Gilead in Europe. Unfortunately, life in Gilead did not turn out as he had envisaged. This book chronicles Samuel’s struggle to achieve success. It tells the story of how he had to straddle two parallel worlds of existence, and the ultimate discovery that because he had become exotic in both worlds, ‘home’ was nowhere. This is Samuel’s story of how he ultimately discovers that the secret of success lay in self-reconciliation, and that at the heart of this, was the definition of ‘home.’

This Life This World New Essays on Marilynne Robinson s Housekeeping Gilead and Home

This Life  This World  New Essays on Marilynne Robinson   s Housekeeping  Gilead  and Home
Author: Anonim
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9789004302235
Available:
Release: 2015-09-25
Editor: BRILL
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The first book devoted entirely to Robinson familiarizes readers with the major currents in her thought from a diversity of perspectives—Romanticism, ecocriticism, medicine and literature, religion and literature, theology, American Studies, critical race theory, and feminist and gender studies—that reflects the amplitude and fecundity of Robinson’s art and thought.

Balm of Gilead

Balm of Gilead
Author: Adina Senft
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781455548682
Available:
Release: 2015-07-21
Editor: FaithWords
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The third installment in the Healing Grace series finds young Amish widow Sarah Yoder facing her greatest challenge--herself. Sarah Yoder hasn't seen Henry Byler since he became engaged to an Englisch woman, which is best for her peace of mind. Since Henry never joined the Amish church, any relationship but a neighborly one is impossible. So she stays busy with her family, welcoming her son back from the ranch he's been working on in Colorado, doing a little matchmaking for her sister-in-law, and making the teas and tinctures that heal the members of her church. Then Henry seeks her out, desperate for a balm for his sensitive hands before his success as a potter is jeopardized, and Sarah must call on every ounce of strength to deny the cry of her heart. Yet there is Someone who just might have a special cure in mind-a healing balm with the power to change everything. But with Henry's wedding only weeks away, is it already too late?

Balm in Gilead

Balm in Gilead
Author: Dudley Delffs
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9780307553133
Available:
Release: 2013-08-21
Editor: Shaw Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This unique Bible study guide is designed to lead readers into a deeper experience of God’s life-changing love through a cleansing interlude of repentance. Wherever they are in their spiritual journey, whatever personal circumstances they face, readers can receive God’s empowering, healing grace through the gifts of confession, forgiveness, obedience, and gratitude. As the author explains, “The solution to our desire for rest and for renewal is simple, and life-threatening. Repentance–the turning away from ourselves and moving toward God.” Through eight fascinating sessions, readers will be guided by exercises in Bible study, prayer, and self-reflection, all designed to help them redirect their attention to what God is doing in their lives. It’s a masterful blend of traditional, inductive Bible study and a refreshing focus on authentic spiritual renewal and intimacy with God. This meditative guide is ideal for use individually, or together with a prayer partner or small group. Either way, Balm in Gilead will release the fragrant distillation of repentance into believers’ lives.

A Study Guide for Marilynne Robinson s Gilead

A Study Guide for Marilynne Robinson s Gilead
Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Pages: 15
ISBN: 9781410335869
Available:
Release: 2015-03-13
Editor: Gale, Cengage Learning
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A Study Guide for Marilynne Robinson's "Gilead," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Travels in Palestine Through the Countries of Bashan and Gilead East of the River Jordan Including a Visit to the Cities of Geraza and Gamala in the Decapolis

Travels in Palestine  Through the Countries of Bashan and Gilead  East of the River Jordan  Including a Visit to the Cities of Geraza and Gamala  in the Decapolis
Author: James Silk Buckingham
Pages: 553
ISBN: ONB:+Z183919107
Available:
Release: 1821
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Cornish-born writer, traveller and controversialist James Silk Buckingham (1786-1855) spent much of his early life as a sailor in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean and went on to publish accounts of his extensive travels to India, Palestine and Persia. His criticisms of the East India Company and the Bengal government led to his expulsion from India in 1823. In the 1830s he became a Member of Parliament and campaigned for social reforms and for the promotion of the temperance movement. He founded several journals, including the periodical The Athenaeum, covering a wide range of topics from literature to popular science. In this work, first published in 1821, Buckingham describes his journey from Egypt by sea to Syria and then to Palestine. He ascended Mount Tabor and visited the Holy Sepulchre, but considered his experiences in Bashan and Gilead, east of the Jordan, to form the climax of his journey.

A Balm for Gilead

A Balm for Gilead
Author: Daniel P. Sulmasy MD, PhD, OFM
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781589012738
Available:
Release: 2006-09-20
Editor: Georgetown University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Once rarely discussed in medical circles, the relationship between spirituality and health has become an important topic in health care. This change is evidenced in courses on religion and medicine taught in most medical schools, articles in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, and conferences being held all over the country. Yet, much of the discussion of the role of religion and spirituality in health care keeps the critical distance of only being about spirituality. A Balm for Gilead goes further, offering a work of spirituality. Sulmasy moves between the poetic and the speculative, addressing his subject in the tradition of great spiritual writers like Augustine and Bonaventure. He draws from philosophical and theological sources—specifically, Hebrew and Christian scripture—to illuminate how the art of healing is integrally tied to a sense of the divine and our ultimate interconnectedness. Health care professionals—and anyone else involved with the care of the sick and dying—will find this series of meditations both inspiring and instructive. Sulmasy addresses the spiritual malaise that physicians, nurses, and other health care workers experience in their professional lives, and explores how these Christian healers can be inspired to persevere in the care of the sick. Drawing on the parable of the prodigal son, for instance, Sulmasy illustrates how some physicians have put financial gain ahead of their patients, and how genuine spirituality might change their hearts. He examines both enigmatic topics such as the relationship between sinfulness, sickness, and suffering and the spirituality of more routine topics such as preventive medicine. In one especially stirring and poignant meditation, he reflects on the spirituality of dying in the light of Christian hope. A Balm for Gilead interweaves prayer and reflection, pointing the way to a twenty-first-century spirituality for health care professionals and their patients.