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Our Names, Our Selves

Mary Lassiter

Our Names, Our Selves

by Mary Lassiter

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by David & Charles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10222093M
    ISBN 100434340251
    ISBN 109780434340255
    OCLC/WorldCa234288527

    According to American author Ralph Ellison, “It is through our names that we first place ourselves in the world. Our names, being the gift of others, must be made our own.” 1 Indeed, when we meet someone new, our name is usually the first piece of information about ourselves that we share. Our Name in History Book Series. A collection of nearly , family name books Our Name in History is a series of unique paperback books of fascinating facts, statistics and commentary, each following a specific family name as far back in history as possible. These books are available exclusively at

    all our names Download all our names or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get all our names book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.   Nearly everybody who has a name knows what it is. Our name is as familiar and as close to us as our own skin; indeed, we are more frequently aware of our name than we are of the unique living body that it identifies. We write it, speak it, answer to it-often, immediately, surely, unreflectively. We generally take our name for granted.

    So God's Word plainly states that, if our name is not written in the Book of Life at that time, we are doomed. For, just as those not on Schindler's list were sent to the death camps, anyone not on God's list will meet his end in the "lake of fire and brimstone, which is . In Our Name is a major statement in democratic theory that develops a novel approach to the relationship between citizen and representative. This book will reorient our understanding of the nature of representation in a democracy and appeal to philosophers, political theorists, and social scientists alike."—Rob Reich, Stanford University.


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Our Names, Our Selves by Mary Lassiter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Our names, our selves: The meaning of names in everyday life Hardcover – by Mary Lassiter (Author)Author: Mary Lassiter. As delightful and playful as it is profound and serious, The Language of Names is an absolute original -- a fascinating book that reveals us to ourselves, that demonstrates the endless variety of ways in which names shape our daily lives.

Drawing on social and literary history, psychology and anthropology, anecdotes, and life stories, biographer Justin Kaplan and novelist Anne Bernays have Cited by: Download PDF Writing Our Selves book full free. Writing Our Selves available for download and read online in other formats.

He takes human's trait, character or behavior and use those as the name for each of the characters in the book.

This what makes the book is so special. You will find names such as Success, Failure, Courage, Beauty, Persistent and so on. Each one of them live up to the name given by Alvin/5. Names not found in the book of life.

Most interesting are the verses about names not found in the book of life, Revelation and Revelation “ and all who dwell on earth will worship it, everyone whose name has not been written before the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slain.

The Fosdick Name in History (Our Name in History. by 1 Ratings published 1 edition. The Book of Deeds. This is man’s book in God’s hand. The lives of kings and world leaders are chronicled for history’s scrutiny. Of Josiah, it was said, “the acts of Josiah, and his goodness and his deeds, first and last, behold, they are written in the book of the kings” (2 Chronicles –27).Author: Allen Our Selves book.

All Our Names is the story of a Our Selves book between two young men united during a time of protest and of the woman whose life is changed after the two men are separated. A young man from a small African village gives up his name and goes to the Ugandan capital of.

God has kept each of his loyal servants in his memory, as if writing their names down in a book, since “the founding of the world” of mankind. (Revelation ) The faithful man Abel was apparently the first one whose name was recorded in the book of life. (Hebrews ) It is not just a cold list of names, though, for the book of life.

It is faith that determines whether our names are in the Book. Scholars believe John refers to it as the “Lamb’s Book of Life” in Revelation because it is full of names of those who have life because of the Lamb who was slain.

This would imply the “Lamb’s Book of Life” and the “Book of Life” are two names for the same thing. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lassiter, Mary.

Our names, our selves. London: Heinemann, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. The book has sold millions of copies and received numerous honors. Library Journal named the edition one of the best consumer health books of the year.

Also inTime magazine recognized “Our Bodies, Ourselves” as one of the best nonfiction books (in English) since the founding of Time in Inthe Library of Congress.

Our troubled selves;: A new and positive approach by Fromme, Allan A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. The dust jacket is missing.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Rating: % positive. All Our Names is about the search for belonging, the things we lose and the things we gain as we find our way, the powerful effects of the past, and the chances we take as part of the journey toward finding our true selves.

Once you take your last breath, it is too late to get your name in heaven's reservation book if it isn't in there already. How strongly do you want to live forever in heaven. Jesus said, "The man who loves his life will lose it, while the man who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life."Author: Dan Delzell.

The first name explicated in the Torah is a name of deep, essential connection. Later, the first woman is given an even more specific name–Chava –because she is in universal relationship: “the mother of all the living.” (Genesis ) Our names are our essence.

They are meant to describe what we truly are. If we cast ourselves on Jesus Christ and yield our wills to be guided by Him, and give our lives for His service, then He will write our names in His book.

If we trust Him we shall be citizens of the City of God; shall be filled with the life of Christ; shall be objects of an individualising love and care; shall be accepted in that Day; and.

If only our names will be written in the book of life only after we believe the Gospel and get born again, think about what the the apostles who were very much elated about their success in demon driving were told by Jesus, that they should not be rejoicing that demons are subject to them but rather their names are written in heaven (Luke ).

Book review: ‘All Our Names,’ by Dinaw Mengestu The National Book Foundation and the New Yorker quickly “All Our Names” moves back and forth between a. But when we look at ourselves through God’s eyes, we see that “We are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags” (Isaiah ).

Even the things we do that seem to be good to us are like filthy rags to God. We can’t clean up our OUTSIDE in order to be pleasing to God. We must be made clean from the INSIDE. You are right "our righteousness is 'as filthy rags'" that's why we need God's perfect standards of righteousness. When we recognized our own imperfections (own opinions) of righteousness is filthy rag and we do something about it by correcting ourselves with God's perfect laws, we are applying for the privilege of getting our names written on the book of life.

Names and identities are our first impressions. How we dress, the way we wear our hair, how we behave, and even where we go all begins with our identity and what we call ourselves.Our Name in History The "Our Name in History" series of books is now available at through BookSurge, the Print on Demand books give the history behind a family name in a custom-printed book.

The Our Name in History series is customized by surname and created using historical records dating from the s to provide a blend of interesting facts, statistics.