The King James Bible has been a sacred and cultural icon of the English-speaking world since it was first published in 1611. The Kàroli Bible has played a similarly iconic role for Hungarians as the King James Bible has for the British. The selection of the papers offered here represents a treasure trove for biblical scholars, theologians, linguists, and students of English literature and cultural studies.
Mongolian Buddhism is an important historical and cultural phenomenon that is inseparable from Mongolian identity, and many aspects of "Mongolness" cannot be understood without knowing the Buddhist practice in detail in both diachronic and synchronich perspectives.
The second volume of the series "Aspects of Mongolian Buddhism" follows in many respects the features of the first volume: "Aspects of Mongolian Buddhism 1. Past, Present and Future". In the present publication we offer a series of articles dedicated to textual tradition, rituals, holy masters, the historical and political role of Buddhism among the Mongols, etc. Besides, the readers can get an insight into the methodological framework of various institutes, and independent scholars studying these fields.
We are facing history book that speaks about the suffering and martyrdom of a Church, wich has not been defeated by the Communist atheism that chained Romania between 1945-1989. The facts described here come to answer pertinent questions that any good faith reader asks to find the truth: "How did the Romanian Greek Catholic Church survive during the Communist persecution, what were the reason for being persecuted?"
The present book, titled "The Forbidden Church" written by Mr. Silviu Sana Ph.D., comes to answer the pertinent questions, in light of the fact that in the nearly 50 years of the Catacombs, the Greek Catholic Church continued to exist, being a landmark of Christian principles among Romanians, in a "society" that denies Christianity and even the existence of God.
The goal of this book is to demonstrate that sermons are "rhetorical" speeches by nature. The simplest argument is that it would be difficult to imagine a sermon without intent, and all international speeches are rhetorical by definition. This work focuses on the fact that rhetoric, as the intrinsic cohesive power of speech, is not a question of form, style or representation but a practical skill based on "common sense" that produces effective speech in the most optimal way possible.