This accessible and enlightening history provides insights into the fascinating genre of apocalyptic literature, showing how the apocalypse encompasses far more than popular views of the last judgment and violent end of the world might suggest.
An accessible and enlightening history of the "apocalypses"--ancient Jewish and Christian works -- providing fresh insights into the fascinating genre of literature
Shows how the apocalypses were concerned not only with popular views of the last judgment and violent end of the world, but with reward and punishment after death, the heavenly temple, and the revelation of astronomical phenomena and other secrets of nature
Traces the tradition of apocalyptic writing through the Middle Ages, through to the modern era, when social movements still prophesise the world’s imminent demise
The Last Job:
“[Bilefsky] is a brisk, enthusiastic storyteller.… [A] meticulously researched procedural.” ?Laura Lippman, New York Times
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Mastering Python Scientific Computing
A complete guide for Python programmers to master scientific computing using Python APIs and tools
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The basics of scientific computing to advanced concepts involving parallel and large scale computation are all covered.
Most of the Python APIs and tools used in scientific...
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Ongoing research in nanotechnology promises both innovations and risks, potentially and profoundly changing the world. This book helps to promote a balanced understanding of this important emerging technology, offering an informed and impartial look at the technology, its science, and its social impact and ethics.
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Word 2016 (Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech))
Visually learn the latest version of Word
Are you a visual learner who prefers to see how Word works instead of hear a long-winded explanation?Teach Yourself Visually Word offers you a straightforward 'show me, don't tell me' approach to working with the newest version of the top-selling application...
Angels A to Z
Written by a recognized authority on nontraditional religious movements, this resource is one of the most comprehensive books on angels and related topics currently available. More than 300 entries are included and drawn from multiple religions, such as Christianity, Islam, and Hindu traditions, as well as from pop culture. A...