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Dear Zealots

Author : Amos Oz
ISBN : 9781328987006
Genre : Political Science
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'Concise, evocative... Dear Zealots is not just a brilliant book of thoughts and ideas - it is a depiction of the struggle of one man who, for decades, has insisted on keeping a sharp, strident and lucid perspective in the face of chaos and at times of madness' David Grossman, winner of the Man Booker International Prize This essential collection of three new essays was written out of a sense of urgency, concern, and a belief that a better future is still possible. It touches on the universal nature of fanaticism and its possible cures; the Jewish roots of humanism and the need for a secular pride in Israel; and the geopolitical standing of Israel in the wider Middle East and internationally. Amos Oz boldly puts forward his case for a two-state solution in what he calls 'a question of life and death for the State of Israel'. Wise, provocative, moving and inspiring, these essays illuminate the argument over Israeli, Jewish and human existence, shedding a clear and surprising light on vital political and historical issues, and daring to offer new ways out of a reality that appears to be closed down.
Category: Political Science

Summary Of Dear Zealots Letters From A Divided Land Conversation Starters

Author : London Sky Press
ISBN : 0368367770
Genre : Reference
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Dear Zealots: Letters from a Divided Land by Amos Oz and Jessica Cohen: Conversation Starters Amos Oz does not exempt himself from being called a fanatic and proposes that readers embrace the responsibility of facing the fanatic who resides in our own souls. He provides a closer look at Judaism and asks what its essence is. The book is considered by critics as a necessary work that tackles urgent matters addressing the rise of zealotry all over nations worldwide, including Israel. Oz gives an eloquent discussion of Jewish traditions of dissent, disagreement, and doubt. He cites the Jews' love of Hebrew literature and says that "the Jews who engage with the present as much as the past " are the most Jewish. Amos Oz was an internationally multi-awarded Israeli-born author also known for Judas and the autobiographical Panther in the Basement. A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to create hours of conversation: - Foster a deeper understanding of the book - Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups - Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately - Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource to supplement the original book, enhancing your experience. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters. (c) Copyright 2019 Download your copy now on sale Read it on your PC, Mac, iOS or Android smartphone, tablet devices.
Category: Reference

Letters From Camp Wilderness

Author : Ellen Swanson-Szudajski
ISBN : 9781403338273
Genre : Fiction
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In a world no longer simple with clear enemies and ready strategies to protect oneself, the aging warriors from the Vietnam era are forced to once again fight for their lives. This time, it's not against a peasant force in the steamy jungles of Vietnam defending their homeland. This time they find themselves under attack in the forests of their own homeland by a fanatical force of Jihadists dedicated to the destruction of America itself. In addition o being vastly outnumbered and aging, the Americans have a unique disadvantage: they are all amputees. The only advantage that the Americans have is now it's their homeland that they are defending. To the end, it's not clear whether or not that and the few friendlies that are able to be recruited to the cause will be enough to prevail over their adversaries. The Vietnam Vets Amputee Group is both inspirational and an ode to those brave soldiers that fought not so long ago. They finally might be accorded the respect that they deserve, perhaps posthumously, from a changed and grateful nation.
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The Cambridge Companion To Isaiah Berlin

Author : Joshua Cherniss
ISBN : 9781107138506
Genre : History
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Isaiah Berlin remains one of the seminal political philosophers of the twentieth century. This book explains his enduring relevance as we face the challenges of the twenty-first.
Category: History

The Southern Literary Messenger

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105020046749
Genre : Confederate States of America
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Patience My Dear

Author : Bower Lewis
ISBN : 9781593096441
Genre : Fiction
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Patience Kelleher doesn't want to be a soldier of the Lord. She doesn't want His voice in her head, and she certainly doesn't want Him texting her emoticon-laden messages about boy band singers and sinister solar power corporations. All Patience wants is to keep a job she actually likes, and to avoid falling for her confounding new neighbour, Zane, if at all possible. When the Lord enlists said neighbour to convince her to step up, it doesn't brighten her mood. Patience fights to keep her sanity as Zane fights to keep the peace, determined not to let the world die.
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Dear Lord

Author : George Raymond Simonis
ISBN : 9781312031739
Genre : Religion
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A book of letters to God, from a friend. Questions that many people besides the author have asked. Also the examination of the personal prayer and its significance in today's world. A highly personal story of one person and one God, his companion and friend...
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Dear Comrades

Author : Vladimir N. Brovkin
ISBN : 9780817989835
Genre : History
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This book presents, for the first time in English, a collection of previously unpublished Menshevik documents from the Hoover Institution Archives. It draws a dramatic picture of the Russian Civil War and the establishment of the Communist dictatorship as witnessed by the Russian Social Democrats, or Mensheviks. When the opposing Bolsheviks consolidated their power to emerge as the ruling party of the 1917 revolution, the Mensheviks' political influence was swept away and most were driven to exile in Siberia. These are not official party statements, but vivid reports, letters, and eyewitness accounts by Mensheviks who came from diverse walks of life and lived in various areas within the Soviet Union. A mosaic of individual portraits, specific situations, and tragedies illustrates the conflict, struggle, and repression during the period of Soviet politics under Lenin. Vladimir Brovkin has focused this unusual collection not on governments and key rulers, but on the accounts of ordinary citizens testifying to the historic power struggle that raged between the two political parties as they vied for supremacy within post-czarist Russia. Brovkin has skillfully edited the letters, reports, and documents in this book to create a unique documentary history of the Russian Revolution and the ensuing Civil War.
Category: History

Dear Gabriel

Author : Jim Bloom
ISBN : 9781469121840
Genre : Self-Help
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Dear Gabriel is an attempt to look into the mind of God. What does God think about what is going on in his world? Ultimately, what is going to happen? How big is our God in grace and justice? The author lays open his mind and heart to what he truly believes is at the heart and mind of God. Is it possible that we will be forgiven? Is it possible that punishment and judgment come as the consequences of our own doing?
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Dear Lady Disdain

Author : Justin McCarthy
ISBN : CORNELL:31924013519743
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Dear Lady Distain

Author : Justin McCarthy
ISBN : NYPL:33433074893615
Genre : Irish fiction
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Category: Irish fiction

Dear Prince Charming

Author : Donna Kauffman
ISBN : 9780553900606
Genre : Fiction
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Too short to be a model, too unartistically inclined to be a designer, Valerie Wagner has finally found her niche in the fashion world she loves as the publicist for Glass Slipper, Inc., and the mastermind behind the launch of their brand-new glossy magazine. She's signed up the perfect cover model - Prince Charming, an advice columnist who's won the hearts of millions of women with his acerbic wit and his on-target romantic insight. Best of all, he's never revealed his real name or shown his face. Until now. And it's Valerie who's about to bring him into the limelight. There's just one problem. America's sweetheart, the sexy and sensitive man who's helped millions of women get their man, is coming out of the closet with a vengeance. Valerie's new-found career is teetering on the brink of ruin. She can't crush the hopes of all the buyers of the magazine. She can't get Eric out of his seven-figure contract. And Prince Charming himself is tired of living a lie, and wants to find his own Mr. Right. Looks like there's no way out. Until Eric offers up his childhood best friend Jack, a sportswriter with a devilish smile and a chain of ruined relationships behind him. With Eric as the brains of the operation and Jack as the heartthrob that the media can sink its teeth into, they're an unbeatable team, and no one ever has to know... until Jack notices that behind Valerie's overachiever businesswoman personality is a woman with her very own kind of charm, and he decides to take matters into his own hands... Fresh, sexy, and funny enough to have come from the pen of Prince Charming himself, Donna Kauffman transcends the boundaries of romance and chick lit to take her own particular twist on a fairy tale.
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Dear Future People

Author : Anne Nolting
ISBN : 0880922877
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Hypatia, the last librarian of the great library in ancient Alexandria, Egypt, writes letters to the people whom she hopes will come after her as she struggles to preserve the library and the knowledge it contains from the Christians who believe such lear
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A Zealot In Tulle

Author : Mrs. Marion White Wildrick
ISBN : OSU:32435017998766
Genre : Florida
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Illustrations Of The Literary History Of The Eighteenth Century

Author : John Nichols
ISBN : 9781108077354
Genre : History
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This eight-volume set, published 1817-58 by the Nichols family, is a sequel to John Nichols' Literary Anecdotes (1812-15), and provides a useful source of biographical material on authors and publishers at a time when many of the literary genres we now take for granted were first being developed.
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Zealots

Author : Martin Hengel
ISBN : PSU:000032250312
Genre : Religion
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On the Zealots during the time of the second Temple
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Weep Not For Me

Author : Gary Cohen
ISBN : 0899570992
Genre : Jerusalem
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Zealots For Zion

Author : Robert I. Friedman
ISBN : PSU:000043887828
Genre : Arab-Israeli conflict
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"With his sensitive reporter's eyes, Mr. Friedman takes us inside the settlement movement, to the synagogies, kitchen tables and television rooms where ordinary people talk of extraordinary things . . . . This is a chilling book. The contrast drawn between charming suburban lawns of settlement communities and the political threat they represent is sobering. The current Labor government in Israel, and American diplomats pursing the peace process, minimize the movement as an irritant that can be managed when the time comes. Anyone who knows about the tenacity of the settlers, as described by Mr. Friedman, dares not be so confident."--Peter Grose, The New York Times Book Review "[Zealots for Zion] is among a new genre of works on Israel that . . . appears to be setting a higher standard of objectivity for studies of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. . . . It is not only a penetrating look at the violence-prone Israeli zealots who are behind the aggressive establishment of Jewish settlements on Palestinian land in the occupied territories, but also at the Jewish Americans who encourage, justify and help fund them."--Donald Neff, The Washington Post Book World "Above all else, Friedman documents the extent to which Israeli political figures have used the settler movement for their own purposes. He also argues convincingly that the general unwillingness of many Israelis to thwart the zealots poses a grave threat to the future of Palestinian-Israel relations and the tenuous chance of negotiating a peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors."--Rita E. Hauser, Tikkun "The mystical mythology, yuppie yearnings, willful naivete and raw prejudices of those staking a claim to what they consider to be 'Greater Israel' have rarely been this revealingly and comprehensively documented."--Nisid Hajari, Newsday The peace agreement between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization gives us hope for the future of the West Bank, but no one expects the transition to be easy. Who are the zealots who care so deeply about retaining that land for their own? Robert Friedman, a prize-winning writer, takes a hard, close look at the legacy of the controversial policy of building settlements in the Occupied Territories. Zealots for Zion is a shocking investigation of the movement by militant right-wing Zionists to reinstitute the ancient civilization of Eretz Yisrael (Greater Israel) on lands seized in the 1967 Six-Day War.
Category: Arab-Israeli conflict