Titre : Arfur og ævintýr : ritgerðir, ræður og ...
PUBLISHER: [Akureyri], Iceland] : Bókaforlag Odds Björnssonar, 1961. DESCRIPTION: v-xxiv, 256 pages;  plate; 23 cm. Fine in red cloth hardcover. Published on the occasion of Rev. Valdimar Eylands' 60th birthday, March 3, 1961 (Eylands was an Icelandi-Canadian Lutheran Minister resident in Winnipeg - a noteworth figure in the Icelandic community, who wrote the book, Lutherans in Canada). Begins with biographical sketch of Eylands (pp. 3-15); includes account of great flood in Winnipeg, pp 16-23; account of reception of Icelandic Bishop in Winnipeg, pp. 24-27; lectures by the author on his trip to Iceland; a lecture on the afterlife by the author; another by Eylands on the British occupation of Palestine; a speech he gave at the Gimli Icelandic festival; his lecture on Icelandic mythlogy to Icelandic clubs in Winnipeg; a chapter on Lutheran church affairs in Canada; , Gen. note Formáli / Bragi Friðriksson: s. v. Contents: ReligIous writings by Eylands, an Icelandic Canadian Lutheran Pastor. Efni: Umbrot æskumanns - upphaf að ævisögu. - Blaðagreinar: Flóðið mikla í Winnipet ; Biskupi Íslands og frú hans fagnað ; Hvað gengur að kirkjufélaginu? ; Opinberunin í eyðimörkinni. - Fyrirlestrar: Heimkoman 1947 ; Þar sem eldarnir brenna ; Lífið eftir dauðann ; Deilan um Palestínu. - Þjóðræknisræður: Minni Íslands ; Landvættirnir ; Helgar lindir. - Stólræður: Hvað gengur á? ; Hver mun velta fyrir oss steininum? ; Hjarta yðar skelfist ekki. - Ævintýri í átján löndum (ferðasaga): Heimanbúnaður ; Fyrsti dagurinn í Evrópu ; Belgía ; Suður England ; Á kunungaslóðum ; Viðkomustaðir í London ; Holland ; Danmörk ; Þýzkaland ; Austurríki ; Vínarborg ; Tyrkland ; Istanbul ; Grikkland ; Aþena ; Egyptaland ; Guðir Egpyta ; Sakkara ; Bátsferð á Níl ; Sýrland. Efni: Koman til Landsins helga ; Jórdan ; Jerúsalem og umhverfi hennar ; Betlehem ; Hebron ; Galílea. Subjects: Ritgerðir; Ræður; Ferðasögur; Æviþættir ; Guðfræði. The editor, an immigrant from Iceland to Canada, was for many years Pastor of the First Luthuran Church in Winnipeg, and an author of a number of works - e.g., the history of the eleven Lutheran Church bodies in Canada with emphasis on the Icelandic Lutheran Church (source: Kristjansson). Referenced in Hjartar, p. 68. N° de réf. du libraire 34807
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