Item description for My Fathers Names by Elmer Towns...
Overview You can tell a lot about a man by what others call him: father, husband, brother, leader. In the same way, you can learn much about God by understanding what He was called in the Old Testament. El Shaddai, Adonai, El Gibbor and Jehovah Melek are just a few of the over 80 names that people in the Old Testamentused to call upon God in difficult situations. In times of need or times of praise, they used specific names for God that focused on a certain characteristic of His, or on a promise that He made.
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Dr. Elmer Towns is the co-founder of Liberty University, the largest private nonprofit university in the world. Towns is also a prominent Christian leader, author, and speaker on the principles of church growth, church leadership, Christian education, Sunday school, and prayer and fasting. He has authored over 170 books, eight of which are listed on the Christian Booksellers Bestselling List.In 1995 he received the Gold Medallion Award from the Evangelical Christian Booksellers Association for Book of the Year in Biblical Study, The Names of the Holy Spirit. Most recently Dr. Towns served as the dean of the B. R. Lakin School of Religion, dean of the Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary, and Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Liberty University. In the fall of 2013, Towns announced he would be taking a sabbatical from his teaching and administration duties to focus on speaking and writing. He lives in Lynchburg, VA.
Elmer Towns currently resides in Lynchburg.
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A Great Book Jan 16, 2003
I'll keep this short: It is a great book, one I expect to be very helpful to me in the future. (Christians: Beware of reviews of Christian books by people who are not Christians. They are entitled to their opinions, but they cannot possibly be objective.)
Blasephemous Mar 14, 2002
The book slurs and blasephems the divine name of G/D. I found it offensive and a waste of money and paper.