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Brother in the Land

By Robert Swindells
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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Isbn : 0141928859
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 445
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An 'After-the-Bomb' story told by teenage Danny, one of the survivors - one of the unlucky ones. Set in Shipley, an ordinary town in the north of England, this is a powerful portrayal of a world that has broken down. Danny not only has to cope in a world of lawlessness and gang warfare, but he has to protect and look after his little brother, Ben, and a girl called Kim. Is there any hope left for a new world?

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 577
  • File Pdf: the-wonder-of-your-love.pdf

Book Summary:

Katie Ann lost the love of her life. Then God offers her a new beginning in Colorado. Katie Ann Stolzfus lives in the small Amish community of Canaan, Colorado. At forty she is widowed and raising her first child. But baby Jonas will never know his father, and Katie Ann wonders if her Heavenly Father hasn't forgotten about her as well. Is it really God's plan for her to be a single parent? Eli Detweiler has come to Canaan for a wedding and a long vacation. Having raised six children following the death of his young wife, Eli is finally an empty-nester. He's enjoying the slower pace of having no one to care for but himself. When Katie Ann and Eli meet, there is an instant connection. Yet as strong as the attraction is, they both acknowledge that a romance would never work. He is done parenting, while she has just begun. But as their friendship slowly blossoms into feelings that are as frightening as they are intoxicating, Katie Ann and Eli question if the plans they made for themselves are in line with God's plans. Can Katie Ann entrust her heart to another man, and rediscover the wonder of God's love?

Late Cold War Literature and Culture

By Daniel Cordle
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 113751308X
  • Pages : 229
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 338
  • File Pdf: late-cold-war-literature-and-culture.pdf

Book Summary:

This book analyses the 1980s as a nuclear decade, focusing on British and United States fiction. Ranging across genres including literary fiction, science fiction, post-apocalyptic fiction, graphic novels, children’s and young adult literature, thrillers and horror, it shows how pressing nuclear issues were, particularly the possibility of nuclear war, and how deeply they penetrated the culture. It is innovative for its discussion of a “nuclear transatlantic,” placing British and American texts in dialogue with one another, for its identification of a vibrant young adult fiction that resonates with more conventionally studied literatures of the period and for its analysis of a “politics of vulnerability” animating nuclear debates. Placing nuclear literature in social and historical contexts, it shows how novels and short stories responded not only to nuclear fears, but also crystallised contemporary debates about issues of gender, the environment, society and the economy.

Ethnography in the Raw

By Brian Moeran
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Isbn : 1800730756
  • Pages : 298
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 941
  • File Pdf: ethnography-in-the-raw.pdf

Book Summary:

Ethnography in the Raw describes the author’s encounters with the Philippine family into which he has married, his wife’s friends and acquaintances, and their lives in a remote rural village in the rice basin of Luzon, about 130 miles northeast of Manila. The book links detailed descriptions of his Philippine family with cultural practices such as circumcision, marriage and cockfights combined with theoretical musings on the concepts of sacrifice, social exchange, patron-client relations, food, and religious symbolism. It is both anthropological fieldwork ‘in the raw,’ and an incisive analysis of contemporary Philippine society and culture.

The Reception of Jewish Tradition in the Social Imagination of the Early Christians

By John M.G. Barclay,Kylie Crabbe
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn : 0567696022
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 440
  • File Pdf: the-reception-of-jewish-tradition-in-the-social-imagination-of-the-early-christians.pdf

Book Summary:

The contributors to this volume take as their theme the reception of Jewish traditions in early Christianity, and the ways in which the meaning of these traditions changed as they were put to work in new contexts and for new social ends. Special emphasis is placed on the internal variety and malleability of these traditions, which underwent continual processes of change within Judaism, and on reception as an active, strategic, and interested process. All the essays in this volume seek to bring out how acts of reception contribute to the social formation of early Christianity, in its social imagination (its speech and thought about itself) or in its social practices, or both. This volume challenges static notions of tradition and passive ideas of 'reception', stressing creativity and the significance of 'strong' readings of tradition. It thus complicates standard narratives of 'the parting of the ways' between 'Christianity' and 'Judaism', showing how even claims to continuity were bound to make the same different.

World English Bible

By World English Bible
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : LOGOS MEDIA
  • Isbn : 8363837598
  • Pages : 1646
  • Category : Bibles
  • Reads : 193
  • File Pdf: world-english-bible.pdf

Book Summary:

Key features of the World English Bible: * The Majority Text used as the basis for the New Testament, * God’s Proper Name in the Old Testament translated as “Yahweh”, * Over 1,000 translation notes provided throughout the volume, offering important information concerning the translation of the Bible text (original wording, multiple possible readings, significant variants). This ebook edition offers a very intuitive and user-friendly navigation.

ESV Prayer Bible

By Crossway
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Crossway
  • Isbn : 1433568381
  • Pages : 1920
  • Category : Bibles
  • Reads : 323
  • File Pdf: esv-prayer-bible.pdf

Book Summary:

"A triumph of scholarship." —Leland Ryken, Emeritus Professor of English, Wheaton College The ESV Prayer Bible was created to help you reflect on God’s Word through prayer. With 400+ historical prayers linked to key passages throughout the biblical text, this volume demonstrates the connection between the words God has spoken to us in the Bible and the words we speak back to him in prayer. Featuring the prayers of the early church fathers, Puritans, Protestant Reformers, and more, along with an introductory essay by Donald Whitney and prayer-related book introductions, this edition helps readers pursue a deeper communion with God as they combine their personal Bible reading with prayer. 400+ historical prayers interspersed throughout the Bible text Prayer-related book introductions providing insight into how to use each specific book in prayer Introductory essay by professor Donald S. Whitney, author of Praying the Bible, explaining how and why to pray the Bible User guide Author index featuring bios of historical contributors and relevant page numbers Comprehensive index featuring every time prayer is mentioned in the entire Bible Concordance Reading plans Size: 5.375" x 8.375" Bible text: 9.25-point Lexicon; Prayers: 7.25-point Gotham 1,984 pages Presentation page Single-column format Packaging: None

ESV Reader's Bible

By Crossway
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Crossway
  • Isbn : 1433549425
  • Pages : 1840
  • Category : Bibles
  • Reads : 616
  • File Pdf: esv-reader-s-bible.pdf

Book Summary:

The ESV Reader’s Bible was created for those who want to read Scripture precisely as it was originally written–namely, as an unbroken narrative. Verse numbers, chapter and section headings, and translation footnotes are helpful navigational and interpretive tools, but they are also relatively recent conventions. In the ESV Reader’s Bible they have been removed from the Bible text. The result is a new kind of Bible-reading experience in a volume that presents Scripture as one extended story line. The Reader’s Bible is a simple but elegant edition, and is perfect for devotional reading, for extended Bible reading, or for focusing on the overarching narrative of the Bible.

The Didache Bible

By Ignatius Press,Midwest Theological Forum
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • Isbn : 168149647X
  • Pages : 1960
  • Category : Bibles
  • Reads : 966
  • File Pdf: the-didache-bible.pdf

Book Summary:

The Didache Bible presents extensive commentaries, based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church, for each of the books of the Holy Bible. It also includes numerous apologetical inserts to assist the reader in understanding the Church's teachings on current issues. It uses the Revised Standard Version, Second Catholic Edition translation of the complete text of Sacred Scriptures, Old and New Testaments. This Bible version is considered by many Catholic leaders and authors, including Peter Kreeft and Scott Hahn, as the most beautiful English translation of the Bible today. The Didache Bible is a valuable resource for students and those participating in Scripture studies. Ideal for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the Catholic faith and intended to be accessible by all Catholics in its level of scriptural scholarship. SPECIAL FEATURES: -Twenty-seven full-color biblical maps, including the journeys of Jesus Christ. -More than 100 apologetical explanations that help to answer common questions about the faith -Comprehensive, forty-three page glossary and a topical index. -imprimatur and nihil obstat

Holy Bible illustrated by Gustave Doré

By The World English Bible
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Edimedia
  • Isbn : 8867580043
  • Pages : 1280
  • Category : Bibles
  • Reads : 971
  • File Pdf: holy-bible-illustrated.pdf

Book Summary:

This edition is embellished with 225 splendid plates by Doré (that can all be enlarged with a double tap!) The Old and New Testament in an updated translation, with a complete set of indexes for very efficient consultation.