The Divine Gift Of Forgiveness by Neil L. Andersen

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Release : 2021-01-04
ISBN-13 : 1629728241
Hardcover : Pages


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Dangerous Rebellions by Luigi Savagnone

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Release : 2020-11-12
ISBN-13 : 9798563839298
Hardcover : 160 Pages


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The novel is divided into two basic parts: 1) A narrator tells the story of Anna and Lucia two girls of Italian origin, who after spending a childhood and a peaceful and happy childhood in Borneo discovered a love affair between their parents, so disgusted, they decide to leave and reach Italy. Here find a very closed society, resulting in great difficulty in entering and get to know people. However, they manage to find a permanent job, but it soon proves a real torture. They are also able to find a partner, but with the help of a marriage agency. Here begin the visits to some of the most important places and monuments of Sicily, but also of Rome, Florence and Venice, where Anna spends her honeymoon. This is illustrated by several images and accurate historical reconstructions. When for the two friends finally everything seemed to go for the best, something happens ... In this first part, which can be defined a fable with a final suspense, however, are treated different topics of scientific, philosophical, architectural and cultural heritage. The moral of this story is designed to highlight the importance of education and wisdom handed down by our predecessors.2) The narrator of this romance is in a state of suffering for the ills of society and human weaknesses that are highlighted in an exaggerated way in this second part, which is characterized by mental ravings and tragicomic adventures that lead to an escape from the world of work and his vain attempt to move away completely from these diseases leading to a final surreal.

Colonial Spanish America by Kenneth R. Mills

Genre : History
Editor : Scholarly Resources Incorporated
Release : 1998
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015042167232
Hardcover : 372 Pages


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Colonial Spanish America is a book of readings about people--people from different worlds who came together to form a society by chance and by design in the years after 1492. The book is meant to enrich, not repeat, the work of existing texts on this period, and its focus on people makes it stand out from other books that have concentrated on the political and economic aspects of the culture. This text provides a detailed look at the cultural development of colonial Latin America using readings, documents, historical analysis, and visual materials, including photographs, drawings, and paintings. The book makes interesting and exciting use of the illustrations and documents, which show social changes, puzzling developments, and the experience of living in the colonial society. Religion and society are the integral themes of Colonial Spanish America. Religion becomes the nexus for much of what has been treated as political, social, economic, and cultural history during this period. Society is just as inclusive, allowing the reader to meet a variety of individuals-not faceless social groups. While some familiar faces and voices are included-namely those of Spanish conquerors, chroniclers, and missionaries-other, less familiar points of view complement and complicate the better-known narratives of this history. In treating Iberia and America, before as well as after their meeting, apparent contradictions emerge as opportunities for understanding; different perspectives become prompts for wider discussion. Other themes include exploration; military and spiritual conquest; and the formation, consolidation, reform, and collapse of colonial institutions of government and the Church, and the accompanying changes in the economy and labor. Colonial Spanish America: A Documentary History is an excellent tool for Latin American history survey courses.

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Release : 2014-12
ISBN-13 : 1927711045
Hardcover : 132 Pages


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"Wish you could find giggle-inducing tween books for girls?" "Tired of young teen fiction that drags you down? Then try..." The Day I Washed My Face in the Toilet A laugh-out-loud novel that's perfect for girls and young teens! All 14-year-old Monica Bloomfield wants is to spend August at a science camp far away from her idiot sister and weird little brother. Trouble is, Monica's being dragged into the wedding party of her crabby old great aunt who lives in England-and if she wants to earn that science camp, she has to keep her siblings in line for the entire trip, plus convince her crazy Grandma to move into a nursing home pronto. Monica's determined to succeed, but things start out badly-and go downhill fast. First, her hyperactive brother overdoses on caffeine right before their eight-hour flight to England. Then a botched wine-tasting party ends so badly that even a policeman is left speechless (and in need of a new uniform). Getting into science camp isn't going to be easy-especially with a rampaging bull, drunk parrot and the most gorgeous guy in the universe standing in her way. "The Day I Washed My Face In The Toilet" is a fast-paced tale about a girl trying to have a positive impact on her world and see social injustices corrected-with hilarious results, and one badly-mangled bridesmaid's dress. A Personal Note From The Author: Unfortunately, I came up with the title of this book-and a pretty big chunk of the plot-line-the day I washed my face in a toilet. In my defense, we were living in the middle of nowhere, and a brutal storm had left us with no hydro, no heat, no lights and no running water for almost a week. I was cold and grimy, and by the fifth day I snapped. I pulled the top off the toilet tank and peered in. The water had been sitting there for days, so it smelled really funky. Also, every chain and bobbly thing in there was covered with a thick layer of (and here, I'm using the scientific term) bleck. Still, I was desperate. So I used the slimy toilet tank water and had what was probably the fastest sponge bath on record. Sadly, the curry incident happened to me, too. Shortly before I boarded an eight-hour flight from England to Canada, a friend took me out for a huge curry feast. I'd never had curry, and my intestines weren't sure what to do with the stuff, so they promptly rejected it. I developed a massive case of explosive curry farts. I kept my coat zipped up for the entire flight home, hoping that would hide the smell. It didn't. Toxic gasses trickled out through the neck of the coat, assaulting me and all of the passengers who were stuck sitting around me. Ironically, the coat made the problem worse, because it made me sweat-I was leaking curry vapors out of every pore of my body. This book is a labor of love-but it's laced with some of my most cringe-worthy experiences, too! "If you're on the look-out for great books for girls or young teens-and you don't need vampires or zombies to make you happy-then this one's for you!" Want to read more? Just scroll up and click the Look Inside feature on the top left hand side of the page.

Genre : Religion
Editor : Oxford University Press
Release : 2011-02-24
ISBN-13 : 9780199792528
Hardcover : 424 Pages


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Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity is a global phenomenon that comprises a quarter of the world's two billion Christians and is growing rapidly. This volume reveals that the primary appeal of pentecostalism worldwide is as a religion of healing. Contrary to popular stereotypes of flamboyant, fraudulent, anti-medical "faith healing" televangelists who preach a materialistic, "health and wealth" gospel, handle serpents, or sensationally "exorcize" demons, this book offers a more nuanced portrait. The collected essays illumine local variations, hybridities, and tensions in practices on six continents, and depict the extent of human suffering and powerlessness experienced by people everywhere and the attractiveness to many of a global religious movement that promises material relief by invoking spiritual resources. This is the first book of its kind. Achieving the twin goals of thick description and comparative analysis of global practices is best achieved by bringing area experts into conversation. This volume's distinguished, international team of contributors includes sociologists, anthropologists, historians, political scientists, theologians, and religious studies scholars from North America, Europe, and Africa. Read together, these essays set the agenda for a new program of scholarly inquiry into some of the largest forces of change at work in the world today-globalization, pentecostalism, and healing-each of which is extremely powerful in itself and which together are reshaping our world in vastly significant ways.

The Book Of Alma by Joseph Smith

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Editor : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2018-07-27
ISBN-13 : 1724357255
Hardcover : 202 Pages


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The Book of Alma: The Son of Alma, usually referred to as the Book of Alma , is one of the books that make up the Book of Mormon. The title refers to Alma the Younger, a prophet and "chief judge" of the Nephites.The Book of Alma is the longest of all the books of the Book of Mormon, consisting of 63 chapters. The book records the first 39 years of what the Nephites termed "the reign of the judges", a period in which the Nephite nation adopted a constitutional theocratic government in which the judicial and executive branches of the government were combined.

Forgive No More by Seb Kirby

Genre : Fiction
Editor : Canelo
Release : 2019-08-19
ISBN-13 : 9781788636551
Hardcover : 336 Pages


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No more running, no more hiding – it’s time to fight back. The Blake family can only live in security if the truth about the conspiracy threatening their lives is brought into the full light of day. As the stakes are raised higher than ever before, James must return to Italy to confront those seeking to destroy those he loves. Forces from around the world, from Washington to Munich, London to Tijuana, are ranged against him. As the mystery begins to unravel, a shattering revelation emerges. Dark secrets have survived down the centuries and are in the hands of those who threaten not only him, but the entire world... From international bestselling author Seb Kirby comes the pulse-pounding finale to the James Blake thriller series, perfect for fans of Harlan Coben, Dan Brown and Ken Follett.

Person And God In A Spanish Valley by William A. Christian Jr.

Genre : Social Science
Editor : Princeton University Press
Release : 2020-07-07
ISBN-13 : 9780691214757
Hardcover : Pages


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The description for this book, Person and God in a Spanish Valley, will be forthcoming.

Emma And Joseph by Gracia N. Jones

Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : Convenant Communications
Release : 1999
ISBN-13 : 1577345290
Hardcover : 364 Pages


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Continuum by Hector Sampson

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Release : 2017-08-23
ISBN-13 : 1975751310
Hardcover : 210 Pages


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"Our main problem here is that we allow our mind to wander free when we need it to be focused and to focus on the things we should release." The Lama said."We need to discipline our mind to avoid being dominated by the continuum..." He continued."And what is the continuum?" I asked, abruptly interrupting him.He looked at me with a smile and answered: "What we call continuum, are those thoughts that seem to never leave our mind. Those sounds and memories that keep repeating as a broken old record in our mind without control".I am sharing in these chapters my thoughts and life experiences with the hope I can change my inner continuum, by reminding me of those lessons that have shaped my present mindset.I hope you find something useful in them and maybe they could give you some ideas to create a better continuum for yourself.Thank you from the bottom of my heart for coming with me in this inner quest.May the Light be with you always.