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Maximus the Confessor: Jesus Christ and the Transfiguration of the World (Christian Theology in Context)

Review This book is a significant contribution to the study of Maximus the Confessor, and reveals a coherence and nuance to his theology that provokes new questions and areas of research.--Reading Religion [...]

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Promises Kept: One Man's Journey Against Incredible Odds

When Ernest Michel emigrated to America, he made a promise to his friends to remind the world of the torture and death inflicted by the Nazis. This is his first-hand account. [...]

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Ignatius of Loyola: Spiritual Exercises and Selected Works (Classics of Western Spirituality)

Language Notes Text: English (translation) Original Language: Latin This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Read more From the Back Cover The Gene [...]

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Maimonides (Jewish Encounters)

From Publishers Weekly Maimonides, one of the preeminent personalities of medieval Jewish history, was a jurist, philosopher, expert in Jewish law, physician at the court of Saladin and a respect [...]

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The Great Commission: Evangelicals and the History of World Missions

About the Author Timothy George has served as dean of Beeson Divinity School since its inception in 1988. In addition to his administrative responsibilities, George teaches Church History and Doctrine. He serves as senio [...]

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The New Concise History of the Crusades

Review Praise for the first edition:In little more than 200 pages, in crystal-clear and economical prose, Madden does a superb job of exposition. As an introduction to the vast literature of the crusades, this is a jewel [...]

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The Freedom of a Christian

About the Author Mark D. Tranvik is Associate Professor Religion at Augsburg College, Minneapolis, and director of the Lily Endowment program on vocation there. Read more [...]

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Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian in Community

Review When I think of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, some words Gorky used of Tolstoy come into my mind--Look what a wonderful man is living on the earth. -- Malcolm Muggeridge, author of Jesus Read more [...]

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Saving What Remains: A Holocaust Survivor's Journey Home to Reclaim Her Ancestry

From the Inside Flap When Livia Bitton-Jackson returned in 1980 to her childhood town of Samorin, Czechoslovakia, on the Danube River, she was no ordinary tourist: Thirty-six years earlier, as a [...]

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The Autobiography of Saint Therese of Lisieux: The Story of a Soul

Review A wonderful story of love, told with such authenticity, simplicity and freshness that the reader will be nothing but captivated ... I would like to invite all of you to rediscover this great little treasure, this [...]

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The Rural Gothic in American Popular Culture: Backwoods Horror and Terror in the Wilderness

Review 'This is a highly engaging read, full of great ideas and interesting connections. Each chapter has a well-chosen focus, and together they amount to the definitive scholarly commentary on t [...]

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Unbinding Prometheus: Education for the Coming Age

About the Author Donald Cowan (Ph.D. 1950, Vanderbilt), President (1962-77) and Professor of Physics, the University of Dallas; member of the original Paideia Group; Founding Fellow, the Dallas I [...]

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On Rhetoric: A Theory of Civil Discourse

Language Notes Text: English (translation) Original Language: Greek Read more About the Author About the Translator: George A. Ke [...]

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Tilting At Windmills Volume 2

Brian Hibbs, owner of San Francisco's premier comic book store, Comix Experience, has joined with IDW Publishing to collect his influential "Tilting at Windmills" columns. These columns have graced the pages of [...]

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Dead White Guys: A Father, His Daughter and the Great Books of the Western World

Review ?Dead White Guys is much more than ?Western Civ for Dummies?: What Burriesci is passionate about is why these books matter, what they have to say to us in the 21st century about life?s per [...]

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State of the Heart: South Carolina Writers on the Places They Love (A University of South Carolina Friends Fund Book)

Review 'The anthology reveals a state that is more than a playground for tourists; it is a state of human hiding places that echo in the hearts of its literary citizens.'- McCormick Messenger''St [...]

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Treasury of Ukrainian Love: Poems, Quotations & Proverbs (English and Ukrainian Edition)

Review The Cossack And The Maiden by Levko Borovykovs'kyi Dear Green Periwinkle by Marusia Churai A Girl's Fingers by Ivan Drach Scheherazade by Mykhailo Drai-khmara Heart Of A Woman by Ivan Fran [...]

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Traces in the Way: Michi and the Writings of Komparu Zenchiku (Cornell East Asia Series)

Review An exemplary and exhilarating piece of scholarship. Offers a critical and revisionist interpretation of the tehoretical writings of Noh playwrights and actors Zeami and Zenchiku..... --Jam [...]

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Inventing The Real World: The Art of Alain Robbe-Grillet

Several of Robbe-Grillet's novels and films are analyzed according to recurrent themes and patterns evident in his works. A critical case must be made for the author as artist, primarily concerned with the inventive use [...]

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The Joyful Techno-tard

A pretty cool book for all us low-tech people living in this high-tech worldIn the Roman Empire, around the year 5 AD, times were changing. The Pax Romana had created security, freedoms, and opportunities previously unhe [...]

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