The Imitation Of Christ

Author : Thomas à Kempis
ISBN : 9780486111360
Genre : Literary Collections
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This religious classic has brought understanding and comfort to millions for centuries. Written in a candid and conversational style, the topics include liberation from worldly inclinations, preparation and consolations of prayer, and eucharistic communion.
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Evolution And Holiness

Author : Matthew Nelson Hill
ISBN : 9780830839070
Genre : Religion
File Size : 74.48 MB
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New research in evolutionary biology shows that human beings have behavioral traits directly linked to genetics. Christian ethics is coming to terms with what this means for free will and human goodness. Matthew Hill examines these questions and argues that Wesley developed a social ethics that anticipated current developments.
Category: Religion

A Little Book For New Bible Scholars

Author : Ernest Randolph Richards
ISBN : 9780830883059
Genre : Education
File Size : 68.66 MB
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Many young Bible scholars are passionate for the Scriptures. But is passion enough?In A Little Book for New Bible Scholars, Randolph Richards and Joseph Dodson encourage young students of the Bible to add substance to their zeal--the kind of substance that comes from the sweat and toil of hard study. "Just as we should avoid knowledge without love," they write, "we should also avoid love without knowledge."Aimed at beginners, this concise overview offers a wealth of good advice, warns of potential pitfalls, and includes wisdom from a variety of other biblical scholars as well as stories from the authors' own long experience in the guild. Full of warmth, humor, and an infectious love for Scripture, this book invites a new generation of young scholars to roll up their sleeves and dig into the complex, captivating world of the Bible.
Category: Education

On Liberty

Author : John Stuart Mill
ISBN : 315018536X
Genre : Freiheit
File Size : 87.28 MB
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Category: Freiheit

Die Seelen Der Schwarzen

Author : William E. B. Du Bois
ISBN : 3936086079
Genre : African Americans
File Size : 80.10 MB
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Category: African Americans

Medieval Literature A Basic Anthology

Author : Dover Publications, Inc.
ISBN : 9780486813424
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 34.23 MB
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These excerpts from works of philosophy and religion, history and drama, fiction, poetry, and other genres introduce the many facets of medieval literature. The anthology opens with chapters from The Confessions of St. Augustine, the first Western biography and a model for Christian writers throughout the Middle Ages. Book One of Boethius's The Consolation of Philosophy follows, along with selections from the Venerable Bede's The Ecclesiastical History of the English People and the Old English epic poem Beowulf. Other selections include The Story of My Misfortunes by Peter Ab�lard; Medieval Lays and Legends of Marie de France; "The Lady of the Fountain" and "The Dream of Rhonabwy" from Lady Charlotte E. Guest's The Mabinogion; three stories from Boccaccio's Decameron; "The Reeve's Tale," "The Cook's Tale," and "The Lawyer's Tale" from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales; Book One of Thomas � Kempis's The Imitation of Christ; and the anonymous 15-century morality play Everyman.
Category: Fiction

History S Greatest Speeches

Author : James Daley
ISBN : 9780486316505
Genre : Literary Collections
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This anthology presents 20 of the world's most influential public orations, including stirring addresses by Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Patrick Henry, and many other famous leaders. Includes three selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Category: Literary Collections