Joseph A. Fitzmyer S.J.'s A guide to the Dead Sea scrolls and related literature PDF

By Joseph A. Fitzmyer S.J.

ISBN-10: 0802862411

ISBN-13: 9780802862419

Approach of abbreviations used for th lifeless Sea Scrolls -- useless Sea Scrolls: significant courses -- Bibliographies of the lifeless Sea Scrolls -- Survey experiences of the invention of the Scrolls and their contents -- checklist of the useless Sea Scrolls and fragments -- Concordances, dictionaries, grammars, and so on. for the research of the lifeless Sea Scrolls -- Secondary collections of Qumran texts -- Translations of the lifeless Sea Scrolls in collections -- Outlines of a few Qumran texts

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In keeping with my usual practice, I did not spend any time in preparing fine lengthy speeches on Yoga, Bhakti and Vedanta for such occasions. Along with my Kirtans and songs, I 13 ON THE ANVIL—SHARING THE TREASURE DIVINE gave practical lessons on Sadhana. That created a wonderful effect on the audience. When I was filled with immense joy in the company of devotees, I combined Nritya also—the Dance of Lord Siva and Lord Krishna. People were thrilled. Even today thousands repeat my favourite Kirtans: “Agada Bhum,” “Chidananda-hum,” “Pilade,” etc.

This moment I would be in the hospital; and the very next moment in some poor patient’s house to attend on him and his family. Dr. Parsons who was a visiting physician to the estate hospital, loved me very much. I used to assist him in his private work also. Off and on I gave my earnings to help friends and the patients. I even went to the extent of pawning some of my own valuables. I was a friend of both the management as well as the labourers. If the scavengers went on strike, the estate manager would come only to me.

When I travel, I pour out all my energy in the course of a week. I am tired now. But people compel me to visit Meerut. It is all His Grace. May His Will be done. Do not send any letters to my camps. It will interfere with my work here. People are devouring me from all corners. Nothing is definite. ” II. “My time is spent in delivering thrilling lectures during day and Kirtans at night. I pump joy and power into the devotees. I roar like a lion. People do not leave me even a second. Sitapur and Lakhimpur-kheri are Vaikuntha now on earth.

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