Our beautiful editions of Robert Fagles’s brilliant translations of Homer – now in Penguin Classics
Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters presents us with his universally acclaimed modern verse translation of the world’s greatest war story. Rage-Goddess, sing the rage of Peleus’ son Achilles, murderous, doomed, that cost the Achaeans countless losses, hurling down to the House of Death so many sturdy souls? Thus begins the stirring story of the Trojan War and the rage of Achilles that has gripped listeners and readers for 2,700 years. This timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves inexorably to its wrenching, tragic conclusion. Renowned classicist Bernard Knox observes in his superb Introduction that although the violence of the Iliad is grim and relentless, it co-exists with both images of civilized life and a poignant yearning for peace. Combining the skills of a poet and scholar, Robert Fagles brings the energy of contemporary language to this enduring heroic epic. He maintains the drive and metric music of Homer’s poetry, and evokes the impact and nuance of the Iliad’s mesmerizing repeated phrases in what Peter Levi calls “an astonishing performance.”
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SKU (ISBN): 9780140275360
Homer | Translator: Robert Fagles
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: November 1998
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Divorce Care : Hope Help And Healing During And After Your Divorce$15.99Add to cart
Divorce. More than half of all marriages end in this painful way-even among church-goers; chances are, you or someone you know has been through it. That’s why Steve Grissom founded DivorceCare(R) and has now partnered with Kathy Leonard to write DivorceCare. This 365-day devotional offers help and healing, focusing on thirteen core issues people going through divorce must face. Dozens of today’s most-respected and well-known Christian leaders and psychologists-including Kay Arthur, Dr. Tim Clinton, Dr. David Seamonds, Dr. H. Norman Wright, Dr. Tony Evans-have contributed writings, making this a thoughtful, Christ-centered volume. Complete with insight and personal testimonies from those who have found healing in the midst of their pain, this book is an encouraging gift for anyone struggling with divorce, no matter what stage they may currently be going through.
America : Turning A Nation To God$16.00Add to cart
In this illuminating work by Dr. Tony Evans, he examines the root of our nation’s social, economic and political unrest. Through insightful truths and illustrations, Dr. Evans not only brings to light the core cause of our country’s current instabilities but presents a plan for reclaiming freedom, morality and strength. We hold within the collective body of Christ not only the power but also the capacity to put our country back on the path of ascendancy. This straight-forward teaching, when embraced by believers in our nation, will usher in the greatest revival in American history.
Power Of Jesus Names Interactive Workbook (Workbook)$9.99Add to cart
What’s in a Name?
His name holds the power to heal and lift up. It comforts the brokenhearted. Jesus is a powerful name, but it’s not the only one the Son of God is known by.
This companion to Dr. Tony Evan’s The Power of Jesus’ Names DVD introduces you to many new facets of Jesus and His nature that are revealed by each of His names. Full of in-depth scriptural research and enriched by Dr. Evan’s relatable storytelling and practical application, you’ll find valuable insights through…
*questions that promote reflection and conversation
*relevant Scripture passages for reflection and discussion
*activities for further personal study and growth
Whether in a group or on your own, you will come to a more intimate understanding of who Jesus is and what He came to do for you as you journey through The Power of Jesus’ Names.
Kingdom Disciples : Heavens Representatives On Earth$16.00Add to cart
The missing key to Christianity in America
There is a missing key in Christianity today. It is a critical key, and its absence has led to weak believers, disintegrating families, ineffective churches, and a decaying culture. Without the full use of this key, we lack the tools needed to fully live as heaven’s representatives on earth.
That missing key is discipleship. In Kingdom Disciples, Tony Evans outlines a simple, actionable definition of discipleship to help the church fulfill its calling. Readers will learn:
*What a disciple essentially is
*What a disciple cares about
*How to be a disciple and make disciples
*What discipleship looks like in community
*What the impact of discipleship on the world should be
Kingdom disciples are short supply, and the results are legions of powerless Christians attending powerless churches, resulting in a powerless presence in the world. The power, authority, abundance, victory, and impact God has promised will only come about when we understand and align ourselves with His definition of discipleship.
It is the goal of this book Kingdom Disciples to call believers and churches back to our primary, divinely ordained responsibility to be disciples and make disciples. Only when we take seriously this assignment will the world see heaven at work on earth. Will you accept the assignment?
Useful for base material in a course on discipleship.