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Remade For Happiness

Author : Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen
ISBN : 9781586177836
Genre : Religion
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When asked, "What's wrong with the world?" G.K. Chesterton famously replied simply, "I am." We want to be happy and yet we often seem to be the source of our own unhappiness, as well as that of others. Even when that is not the case, our lives — as blessed as they may be — have their share of sadness and disappointment. How do we respond? Do we become cynical and try, at all costs, to get as much pleasure as we can? Or do we recognize we were made for more? In this classic work, Fulton Sheen explains the secret of authentic happiness: being spiritually remade. A genuinely spiritual life, Sheen contends, consists in more than obeying a set of commands, reading the Bible, or even following the example of Jesus. Before all else, it consists in being recreated and incorporated into a new, higher kind of life—the supernatural life of grace — and in being brought into a new kind of spiritual relationship, as a child of God through Jesus Christ. What does it mean to be a Christian? Christianity is not a system of ethics; it is a life. It is not good advice; it is divine adoption. Being a Christian does not consist in just being kind to the poor, going to church, singing hymns, or serving on parish committees, though it includes all of these. It is first and foremost a love relationship with Jesus Christ.
Category: Religion

Opera Remade 1700 1750

Author : Charles Dill
ISBN : 9781351555739
Genre : Music
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Opera in the first half of the eighteenth century saw the rise of the memorable composer and the memorable work. Recent research on this period has been especially fruitful, showing renewed interest in how opera operated within its local cultures, what audience members felt was at stake in opera performances, who the people-composers and performers-were who made opera possible. The essays for this volume capture the principal themes of current research: the "idea" of opera, opera criticism, the people of opera, and the emerging technologies of opera.
Category: Music

The Planet Remade

Author : Oliver Morton
ISBN : 9780691175904
Genre : Business & Economics
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First published in Great Britain by Granta Books, 2015.
Category: Business & Economics

Eyes Remade For Wonder

Author : Lawrence Kushner
ISBN : IND:30000068587017
Genre : Religion
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A treasury of insight from one of the most creative spiritual thinkers in America. At once deeply human and profoundly spiritual, opens wide the gates of Jewish mysticism and spirituality, helping us peel back the layers of meaning that animate our lives.
Category: Religion

Authentic Happiness

Author : Martin E. P. Seligman
ISBN : 9780743247887
Genre : Psychology
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A national bestseller, Authentic Happiness launched the revolutionary new science of Positive Psychology—and sparked a coast-to-coast debate on the nature of real happiness. According to esteemed psychologist and bestselling author Martin Seligman, happiness is not the result of good genes or luck. Real, lasting happiness comes from focusing on one’s personal strengths rather than weaknesses—and working with them to improve all aspects of one’s life. Using practical exercises, brief tests, and a dynamic website program, Seligman shows readers how to identify their highest virtues and use them in ways they haven’t yet considered. Accessible and proven, Authentic Happiness is the most powerful work of popular psychology in years.
Category: Psychology

Happiness Is

Author : Dennis E. Coates
ISBN : 9781449765453
Genre : Religion
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Happiness. What is it? Why is it so central to mans being? Why is its pursuit central to mans activity on earth? Does God have anything to say about happiness? Does God have anything to do with mans happiness? Can we bring about our own happiness? Can we destroy our own happiness? Would anyone deliberately set out to be unhappy? Would unhappiness ever be our goal in life? So begins Happiness Is by Dennis E. Coates, author of Walk with Me. Dennis contends that happiness is of the very nature of human life, that happiness is its purpose, and that happiness is meant to be permanent in life, both now and in the hereafter. Furthermore, Dennis contends that happiness has its origin in God Himself who made us in His image. This has importance in the very meaning of happiness and how we obtain it. Look into Happiness Isit may change your life.
Category: Religion

Remade

Author : Rajesh Bakrania
ISBN : 1438974957
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A unique moving collection of poems, Telling a human story, From birth to death and beyond, Of hopes and fears, Happiness and anguish, There is no magic wand, Read and contemplate, Lets not complicate
Category: Family & Relationships

Remade Relived

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ISBN : UCR:31210020819049
Genre : Art, Modern
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Remade In America

Author : Sheldon S. Brown
ISBN : UOM:39015006808623
Genre : Historic buildings
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Category: Historic buildings

Remade In Hollywood

Author : Kenneth Chan
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124161709
Genre : Performing Arts
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Chan looks at the dramatic post-1997 surge in Chinese presence in Hollywood, especially through the works of Ang Lee, John Woo, etc.
Category: Performing Arts

The City Remade

Author : Joseph Heathcott
ISBN : IND:30000082018296
Genre : Pruitt-Igoe (Saint Louis, Mo. : Housing project)
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Category: Pruitt-Igoe (Saint Louis, Mo. : Housing project)

The Renewed The Destroyed And The Remade

Author : Roger M. Carpenter
ISBN : UOM:39015059308786
Genre : History
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The Renewed, the Destroyed, and the Remade examines the changing worldviews of the Huron and the Iroquois in the first half of the seventeenth century, during a period of increasing European contact. Differing from other works of Native American history on several counts. Native American historiography has not been overly comparative. This work is a comparative history of two culturally similar Native American nations. It also differs in that, rather than another history of Native-European contacts, it is an Indian-centered history.
Category: History

The Jewel Box Or A Mirror Remade

Author : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
ISBN : UCSC:32106010389861
Genre : Operas
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Including songs from the favourite operas of Lo sposo deluso, Le nozze di Dorina, Il barbero di buon core, L'astratto, ovvero Il giocatore fortunato, Le gelosie fortunate, La villanella rapita, I due baroni di Rocci Azzurra, L'oca del Cairo, Il curioso indiscreto, etc.
Category: Operas

Korea Today

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ISBN : UVA:X030554803
Genre : Korea (North)
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Category: Korea (North)

Under Fire

Author : Henri Barbusse
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114295632
Genre : Fiction
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Based on his own experience of the Great War, Henri Barbusse's novel is a powerful account of one of the greatest horrors mankind has inflicted on itself. For the group of ordinary men in the French Sixth Battalion, thrown together from all over France and longing for home, war is simply a matter of survival, lightened only by the arrival of their rations or a glimpse of a pretty girl or a brief reprieve in the hospital. Reminiscent of classics like Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms and Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front, Under Fire (originally published in French as La Feu) vividly evokes life in the trenches: the mud, stench, and monotony of waiting while constantly fearing for one's life in an infernal and seemingly eternal battlefield. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Category: Fiction

Daughter Of Smoke And Bone

Author : Laini Taylor
ISBN : 9781444722642
Genre : Fiction
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DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE is a book unbounded by genre but located at a magical crossroads where THE PASSAGE meets PHILIP PULLMAN and TWILIGHT meets PAN'S LABYRINTH. Errand requiring immediate attention. Come. The note was on vellum, pierced by the talons of the almost-crow that delivered it. Karou read the message. 'He never says please', she sighed, but she gathered up her things. When Brimstone called, she always came. In general, Karou has managed to keep her two lives in balance. On the one hand, she's a seventeen-year-old art student in Prague; on the other, errand-girl to a monstrous creature who is the closest thing she has to family. Raised half in our world, half in 'Elsewhere', she has never understood Brimstone's dark work - buying teeth from hunters and murderers - nor how she came into his keeping. She is a secret even to herself, plagued by the sensation that she isn't whole. Now the doors to Elsewhere are closing, and Karou must choose between the safety of her human life and the dangers of a war-ravaged world that may hold the answers she has always sought. 'Remarkable and beautifully written . . . The opening volume of a truly original trilogy.' GUARDIAN
Category: Fiction