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The Wise Men

Author : Walter Isaacson
ISBN : 9780684837710
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A captivating blend of personal biography and public drama, The Wise Men introduces the original best and brightest, leaders whose outsized personalities and actions brought order to postwar chaos: Averell Harriman, the freewheeling diplomat and Roosevelt's special envoy to Churchill and Stalin; Dean Acheson, the secretary of state who was more responsible for the Truman Doctrine than Truman and for the Marshall Plan than General Marshall; George Kennan, self-cast outsider and intellectual darling of the Washington elite; Robert Lovett, assistant secretary of war, undersecretary of state, and secretary of defense throughout the formative years of the Cold War; John McCloy, one of the nation's most influential private citizens; and Charles Bohlen, adroit diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Ananse And The Wise Men

Author : Barbara Acquah
ISBN : IND:32000009614258
Genre : Anansi (Legendary character)
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The Three Wise Men

Author : Rudolf Steiner
ISBN : 9781855845374
Genre : Religion
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‘Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, saying: “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we have seen his star in the East, and have come to worship him.”’ These words begin a story that will be familiar to many, whether from images on Christmas cards or school nativity plays, or more directly from Christian teaching. As often with images associated with Christmas, they have the power to evoke all kinds of feelings, from joy and hope to sorrow and doubt. But what do we really know of the birth of Jesus, and who were the mysterious wise men that are reported to have visited him? In this freshly-collated anthology of Rudolf Steiner’s lectures, complemented with illuminating commentary by editor Margaret Jonas, we are offered solutions to the riddles surrounding Jesus’s birth and the seemingly conflicting accounts within Christian scripture. Could there have been two different births – in other words, two infants, both named Jesus, born to two sets of parents? From the mystery of the birth, we are led to a study of the three wise men – who are mentioned in only one of the four Gospel accounts. Who were they, what was their teaching, and what was the meaning of the star they followed? And, why did they offer gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to the baby Jesus? The Three Wise Men offers solutions to the enigma of the identity and spiritual backgrounds of these magisterial figures and also provides suggestions as to their possible future roles in the drama of human development. Featuring colour images, this original, thought-provoking book is a wonderful gift for anyone seeking to understand the birth of Jesus and the wise men from the East.
Category: Religion

Gifts Of The Wise Men

Author : Colleen Reece
ISBN : 082549558X
Genre : Religion
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A best-selling author presents a beautifully illustrated compilation of Christmas stories based on the three gifts of the magi. Reece weaves fond memories from her rustic upbringing together with heartwarming stories of Christmastime.
Category: Religion

The Wise Men

Author : Trudy J. Morgan-Cole
ISBN : 9780812704709
Genre : Religion
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It was a journey that would change everything.I am a Magi, as was my father. My home is the magnificent world of the palace. I am privileged to do what I love: lose myself in scrolls, study, and speculation. But there are moments, sometimes just seconds, when I can no longer ignore the heaviness of my soul. I am weary of the politics, lies, and intrigue of palace life.My dear friend and fellow Magi Gaspar is certain he has witnessed the rising of a new star. It seems impossible, but he showed me the calculations. If this is true, it is sacred. The other Wise Men have announced they will travel to explore the stars meaning.I too will go on this journey, maybe more to escape than to explore. Perhaps I will find meaning along the way. Perhaps what we find will be remembered for generations. Perhaps it will be the dawning of a new era . . . For all Wise Men know a new star marks a new beginning.
Category: Religion

Follow The Star With The Wise Men

Author : Stephanie Jeffs
ISBN : 0978905636
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Young readers may imitate the action cues as they follow a simple account of the journey of the three Wise Men to visit the infant Jesus.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Wise Men Of Bountiful

Author : George D. Potter
ISBN : 1555178146
Genre : Religion
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Sabica and Yousef live in the valley Bountiful, where Lehi and his family stopped on their way to the Americas. Their father, King Bashir bin Jared, has seen a new star and wants to follow it to find the newborn Savior.
Category: Religion

The Wise Men Of Pizzo

Author : Francesco M Marincola
ISBN : 9781499086263
Genre : Fiction
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The story is presented through the eye of an immigrant returning home for a fortnight to a little coastal Italian town from the Americas, with the intent of taking a break from customary life and reorganising his thoughts around lifelong problems with his wife. There old memories emerge and blend with the current life of the town. During his stay, the visitor learns from a group of wise old men that a friend of his youth has died of Aids after conducting a dissipated life. the old men also represent the heart of the little village with their provincial wisdom.
Category: Fiction