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📒The Torn Veil ✍ Daniel M. Gurtner
✏The Torn Veil Book Summary : In this 2006 text, Daniel M. Gurtner examines the meaning of the rending of the veil at the death of Jesus in Matthew 27:51a by considering the functions of the veil in the Old Testament and its symbolism in Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism. Gurtner incorporates these elements into a compositional exegesis of the rending text in Matthew. He concludes that the rending of the veil is an apocalyptic assertion like the opening of heaven revealing, in part, end-time images drawn from Ezekiel 37. Moreover, when the veil is torn Matthew depicts the cessation of its function, articulating the atoning role of Christ's death which gives access to God not simply in the sense of entering the Holy of Holies (as in Hebrews), but in trademark Matthean Emmanuel Christology: 'God with us'. This underscores the significance of Jesus' atoning death in the first gospel.
📒War Torn Environment ✍ Karen Hulme
✏War Torn Environment Book Summary : This book analyses the issues surrounding the protection of the environment in times of armed conflict, and to pose questions as to its adequacy and efficacy. But the focus is not simply upon the interpretation of the legal provisions in isolation; instead, the analysis establishes a benchmark standard of environmental harm against which the adequacy and efficacy of the legal provisions can be measured.
📒Torn Halves ✍ Robert Young
✏Torn Halves Book Summary : What is the relation of politics to theory? Theories make political claims, theorists make political critiques, and academics use theory in the pursuit of institutional ends: theory is not only about politics but is itself a political practice.
📒Torn Ear ✍ Geoffrey Malone
✏Torn Ear Book Summary : The wind carried the scent of blood far into the night, while the vixen still pawed at the broken little bodies on the pile of earth. But Torn Ear survives the game-keeper's attack. Slowly his mother introduces him to the fox's world - the skills of hunting and how to avoid danger. Then he is on his own. Until he meets Velvet, and they have cubs of their own. But again man intervenes, and his favourite cub is threatened. Torn Ear must rescue her, but will he escape the clutches of the game-keeper this time?
📒Torn ✍ Jud Wilhite
✏Torn Book Summary : When Every Why Goes Unanswered When our world comes crashing down, it does more than steal our peace. Something inside us tears. We feel broken, stranded—torn. We naturally ask the question “Why?” when we’re hurting. But as pastor Jud Wilhite turned to the Bible in his own pain, he was surprised to discover that another question matters more: “Who?” Who is worthy of our trust when our trust when our lives are in pieces? You may be experiencing a time of such darkness that you wonder if you will ever find “normal” again or look toward the future with hope. In Torn, Jud explores your questions as well as God’s answers—and God’s mysteries. With a pastor’s heart, he looks with you at practical ways to fight for joy, deal with anger and depression, and make the million tiny decisions that add up to a life committed to God, even when your heart is broken. It’s not about having better arguments for the purpose behind our suffering. It’s about our relationship with God—a relationship that can flourish even when our whys go unanswered. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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📒A World Torn Apart ✍ Victoria Carpenter
✏A World Torn Apart Book Summary : This collection of essays derives from a conference on Violence, Culture and Identity held in St Andrews in June 2003. It is a contribution to the understanding of representations of violence in Latin American narrative. The collected essays are dedicated to the study of the problematic history of violence as a means of ‘civilizing’ the region: violence used by dictatorial regimes to eradicate the collective memory of their actions; violence as a result of the history of marginalizing segments of the population; sexual violence as an attempt at complete control of the victim. The essays establish a clear link between historical, political and literary constructs spanning the past five hundred years of Latin American history. Close readings of political texts, historical documents, prose, poetry and films employ identity theories, postcolonial discourse, and the principles of mimetic and sacrificial violence. The volume adds to the ongoing critical investigation of the relationship between Latin American history and narrative, and to the key role of representations of violence within that narrative tradition.
📒Torn ✍ Tony Ridley
✏Torn Book Summary : Thirteen-year old Antony Davis embarks on the one salvation of his nightmarish year, a week long vacation to the picturesque Mediterranean island of Corsica. There he discovers love, in the shape of the beautiful and enchanting Suzanne Aubin, a half French Corsican girl. Although already having enough problems on his plate battling with his painful shyness, and his inability in adjusting to wearing a hearing aid for the first time, things become yet more difficult still as the budding romance is dogged by the bitter centuries old rivalry between the English and the French. Suzanne Aubin herself has problems enough of her own, in the shape and form of her elder brother Luc. Who along with his boorish friends, mercilessly bully and tease her, until the gallant Antony enters the fray and rescues her. An initial first attraction between the young English boy and French girl blossoms into a full blown romance secreted behind the ever watchful eyes of two angry relatives:- Philippe Aubin, Suzanne's father who detests the English, and Luc her brother who along with the rest of his cohorts are out for blood, namely English and Antony's at that. Soon a violent confrontation occurs between Luc Aubin and Antony, which triggers off a calamitous chain of events that result almost in tragedy. Our two lovers hearts are then broken cast asunder, destined never to be reunited, until a dramatic turn of events over ten years later lead to a gripping climax.
📒Torn ✍ Margaret Peterson Haddix
✏Torn Book Summary : Time travelers Jonah and Katherine arrive in 1611 to rescue John Hudson, son of the explorer Henry Hudson, but soon Jonah and Katherine's knowledge of history is tested once again, and they fear that more is at stake than just one boy's life.
📒Torn ✍ Chris Jordan
✏Torn Book Summary : In a small New York town, a deranged man holds over one hundred schoolchildren hostage… With the SWAT team about to go in, the gymnasium suddenly explodes in flames. Fortunately, all the students escape—except ten-year-old Noah Corbin. Noah's mother, Haley, is frantic. Was her son killed in the explosion? Did he somehow wander away from the scene, hurt and confused? Or did someone take him? Haley hires ex-FBI agent Randall Shane because she needs the truth. Their investigation leads them to a desolate area of the Rocky Mountains, and into the resort compound of a notoriously secretive cult ruled by the rich and powerful. Haley knows they have something to do with Noah's disappearance. But they will protect their secrets. No matter what.