reed shaken by the wind. by Gavin Maxwell

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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Tigris River Valley

Subjects:

  • Tigris River Valley -- Social life and customs.

Edition Notes

American ed. (New York, Harper) has title: People of the reeds.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS70.7 .M3 1957a
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6241824M
LC Control Number58000762
OCLC/WorldCa3616916

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out of 5 stars A Reed Shaken By the Wind. This is a revelatory book about the culture of the Marsh Arabs in Iraq. The author travels with the famous expert, Wilfred Theisiger and gives the reader a deep understanding of why Iraq will resist any central government's attempt to form a cohesive central government/5(27).

Novem by Jana Wagner. “A reed shaken with the wind” in Bible language means a person blown about by every wind of doctrine. Ephesians says, “That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive.”.

Jesus compared the character of John the. A REED SHAKEN BY THE WIND A REED SHAKEN BY THE WIND (LUKE ). This story concerning John the Baptist is one of the most dramatic in the Bible. Although the following names may be meaningless to most people, the fact that Ambrose, Hilary, Chrysostom, Theophylact, Calvin, Beza and Melancthon dis- cussed the incident and wrote their findings for posterity, proves that John's.

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A reed shaken with the wind. This may either refer to John's gesture in preaching, who might wave to and fro as a reed does, when shaken by the wind; and Christ's question is, did ye go out only to see and observe the preacher's gesture, to see him move his body to and fro.

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A Reed Shaken In The Wind - Michael A. Verdicchio Another “Eastern Eye” Article [The Bible is an “Eastern” book. It was written many years ago in the “East” which today we refer to as “The Middle East.”   As such, there are many customs and idioms that are not familiar to the “Western” mind.].

A Reed Shaken by the Wind. Bible> Sermons> Luke A Reed Shaken by the Wind. Robinson, D. Luke And when the messengers of John were departed, he began to speak to the people concerning John. The ordinary interpretation of this expression has been this: "Did you suppose that John was one of the weaklings of this world, a mere courtier with delicate words and.

A reed shaken by the wind. London: Eland,© "The Marsh Arabs of southern Iraq were one of the most isolated communities in the world. Few outsiders, let alone Europeans, had been permitted to travel through their homeland, a mass of tiny islands lost.

Mt What went yet out into the wilderness to see. An allusion to John's ministry in the wilderness, which had been attended by most of Christ's disciples.

A reed shaken with the wind. The reed of Egypt and Palestine is a very tall cane, growing twelve feet high, and is easily bent by the wind.

John was not like the reed. A Reed Shaken by the Wind: Travels among the Marsh Arabs ISBN: Format: pp demi pb Place: Iraq. Author Biography. Maxwell's schooling, a succession of disasters all the way up to his time at Oxford, gave him a lifelong sympathy for the despised and oppressed.

A Reed Shaken With The Wind: A Love Story () by Emily Faithfull A Reed Shaken With The Wind | This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

As these went their way, Jesus began to say to the multitudes concerning John, "What did you go out into the wilderness to see. A reed shaken by the wind. Young's Literal Translation And as they are going, Jesus began to say to the multitudes concerning John, 'What went ye out to the wilderness to view.

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It remains in the mind for its unforgettable image of this watery world, made all the more unforgettable in that it exists no longer. I do not over analyze this phrase. Reeds blow in the wind because they have no backbone and do whatever the wind wants.

If the wind pushes one direction the reed will go with it; it's a wind sock. You could compare a Reed to a spineless person as. Description of the book "A Reed Shaken by the Wind: Travels Among the Marsh Arabs of Iraq": The Marsh Arabs of southern Iraq were one of the most isolated communities in the world.

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