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The Defendant

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ISBN10 : 1609773446

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 93

Category : Literary Criticism

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Book Summary: G.K. Chesterton's collected essays on subjects ranging from detective stories and penny dreadfuls to heraldry and patriotism. The essays originally appeared in "The Speaker" but were edited and revised for republication.

Laurence Sterne: The Complete Works

Author : Laurence Sterne

ISBN10 : 2378987412

Publisher : AB Books

Number of Pages : 873

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: CONTENTS: The Satires and Novels A POLITICAL ROMANCE THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY The Sermons THE SERMONS OF LAURENCE STERNE The Letters LETTERS FROM YORICK TO ELIZA ORIGINAL LETTERS OF THE LATE REVEREND MR. LAURENCE STERNE LETTERS OF THE LATE REV. MR. LAURENCE STERNE TO HIS MOST INTIMATE FRIENDS The Non-Fiction JOURNAL TO ELIZA YORICK'S MEDITATIONS UPON VARIOUS INTERESTING AND IMPORTANT SUBJECTS EXPLANATORY REMARKS UPON THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY: WHEREIN, THE MORALS AND POLITICS OF THIS PIECE ARE CLEARLY LAID OPEN, BY JEREMIAH KUNASTROKIUS, M.D. THE BEAUTIES OF STERNE

Non Nobis, Domine

Author : Manuel S. Marin

ISBN10 : 9781469124193

Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

Number of Pages : 167

Category : Mathematics

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Book Summary: Non Nobis, Domine, from the author of The Axioms of Being and the Renaissance of the Templars Religion and spirituality have been portrayed as products of superstition and fear of the unknown. The tenets of religion are considered to be the antithesis of science. Science, on the other hand, is knowledge verified in experience, i.e. knowledge that passed the rigid test of the scientific method. But both science and religion rely on faith. Science bases its inquiry on fundamental axioms considered to be self-evident, which are, therefore, statements of faith. And religion relies almost exclusively on faith; its dogmas are eternal truths of the spirit that must be accepted, even if they cant be verified in experience. This book is about the Postulate of Faith and its application in science and spirituality. Science and religion no longer have to be mortal enemies as long as they hold on to their respective methods of searching for the truth

Mystery of Reincarnation

Author : J Danelek

ISBN10 : 9781469741420

Publisher : iUniverse

Number of Pages : 348

Category : Body, Mind & Spirit

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Book Summary: What if you found out that the life you're living today is not the only one you'll ever live, but just one of many? How would it change the way you look at the world around you and the people in it? In this objective and balanced look at one of the great mysteries of our age, you'll not only explore reincarnation's western roots and examine the compelling evidence to support it-as well as examine the chief objections to it offered by the scientific and religious communities-but explore the mechanics of reincarnation as well: how it works on a practical level, what it's trying to do on a spiritual level, and what it all means to you as you go about your day-to-day life. It's sure to not only get you thinking about your past, but will force you to consider your present and future in ways you never imagined possible before.

You Are the Mystery

Author : David D Zink

ISBN10 : 9781475901191

Publisher : iUniverse

Number of Pages : 168

Category : Self-Help

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Book Summary: Joan and David Zink have woven for us an essential and timely fabric from the present-day research tracing the dynamic development of the concept of psycho-integration. Through the exploration by psychologist of the phenomena associated with demonstrable alteration in skin temperatures and the cardiovascular responses to central control, we have come to that point where "bio-feedback" is available to the individual as a signpost for improving his own state of well being through his own intentional and conscious control. Thus the paths of insight into the unconscious have now broadened. We are each given the possibilities of accepting responsibility for our own growth and understating of our own levels of consciousness. By their scholarly and critical reviews of the literature, beginning with the insights of Freud and Jung and expanding since WWII through clinical physiologists' sources of bio-feedback, Joan and David Zink have clearly delineated for us the problems of the mind-body dichotomy. Rational acceptance of functional psycho-integration is now available for further exploration and for clinical applications. Of special value are the chapters expanding and simplifying the evidence of the importance to man of his own inner development with discovery of his own powers in spiritual understanding and self-direction. Current research has provided a meeting ground for Occidental and Oriental philosophies. Occidental man will thereby be enabled to pursue the development of his highest self and to achieve his own individual understanding of his place in the Greater Universe.

A Nazareth Manifesto

Author : Samuel Wells

ISBN10 : 1118785185

Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

Number of Pages : 336

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: A Nazareth Manifesto is an eloquent and impassionedecumenical proposal for re-envisioning Christianity’sapproach to social engagement away from working “for”the people to being “with” them. Questions the effectiveness of the current trend ofintervention as a means of fixing the problems of people indistressed and disadvantaged circumstances Argues that Jesus spent 90% of his life simply being among thepeople of Nazareth, sharing their hopes and struggles, thereforeChristians should place a similar emphasis on being alongsidepeople in need rather than hastening to impose solutions Written by a respected priest and broadcaster and renownedChristian ethicist and preacher Supported by historical, contemporary, exegetical and anecdotalillustrations

Dead Men Tell Tales

Author : Dr B. Umadathan

ISBN10 : 935422430X

Publisher : Harper Collins

Number of Pages : 364

Category : Biography & Autobiography

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Book Summary: Can the dead tell their stories? In the hands of a good forensic surgeon, they certainly can. First published in 2010 in Malayalam as Oru Police Surgeonte Ormakkurippukal, this is the bestselling memoir of Kerala's most famous forensic surgeon, Dr B. Umadathan. Popularly known as the 'Sherlock Holmes of Kerala', Dr Umadathan revisits some of his strangest and most interesting cases, like the Chacko murder masterminded by Sukumara Kurup; the sensational Polakkulam case; and the baffling Panoor Soman case. Chilling, shocking and, at times, downright bizarre, Dead Men Tell Tales is unputdownable.

The Brothers Karamazov

Author : Fyodor Dostoyevsky

ISBN10 : 3736802196

Publisher : BookRix

Number of Pages : 1401

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: The Brothers Karamazov is the final novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. The Brothers Karamazov is a passionate philosophical novel set in 19th century Russia, that enters deeply into the ethical debates of God, free will, and morality. It is a spiritual drama of moral struggles concerning faith, doubt, and reason, set against a modernizing Russia. Dostoyevsky composed much of the novel in Staraya Russa, which inspired the main setting. Since its publication, it has been acclaimed as one of the supreme achievements in literature. The Brothers Karamazov displays a number of modern elements. Dostoyevsky composed the book with a variety of literary techniques. Though privy to many of the thoughts and feelings of the protagonists, the narrator is a self-proclaimed writer; he discusses his own mannerisms and personal perceptions so often in the novel that he becomes a character. Through his descriptions, the narrator's voice merges imperceptibly into the tone of the people he is describing, often extending into the characters' most personal thoughts. In addition to the principal narrator there are several sections narrated by other characters entirely, such as the story of the Grand Inquisitor and Zosima's confessions. This technique enhances the theme of truth, making many aspects of the tale completely subjective.

The Brothers Karamazov

Author : Dostoevsky Fyodor

ISBN10 : 1623957826

Publisher : Xist Publishing

Number of Pages : 723

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: The Brothers Karamazov, sometimes also translated as The Karamazov Brothers, is the final novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. This epic work tells of a family torn apart by patricide and deals with themes of faith, morality and free will. This book has often been called the greatest novel ever written and is a classic for every collection. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes

The Viper on the Hearth

Author : Terryl Givens

ISBN10 : 9780195356342

Publisher : Oxford University Press

Number of Pages : 232

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: Nineteenth-century American writers frequently cast the Mormon as a stock villain in such fictional genres as mysteries, westerns, and popular romances. The Mormons were depicted as a violent and perverse people--the "viper on the hearth"--who sought to violate the domestic sphere of the mainstream. While other critics have mined the socio-political sources of anti-Mormonism, Givens is the first to reveal how popular fiction, in its attempt to deal with the sources and nature of this conflict, constructed an image of the Mormon as a religious and social "Other."

Daemonologia Sacra

Author : Richard Gilpin

ISBN10 : 1556357435

Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers

Number of Pages : 534

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Dark Romance

Author : David J. Hogan

ISBN10 : 9780786462483

Publisher : McFarland

Number of Pages : 350

Category : Performing Arts

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Book Summary: The darkly handsome man gazes deeply into her eyes. She finds him irresistible, wants to experience the passion of the moment. He grins--the movie audience can see his lengthened lateral incisors--and bends to her neck. The eroticism is horrible, and compelling. Audiences are drawn to horror cinema much as the surrendering victim. Afraid to watch, but more afraid something will be missed. Since the horror film is the most primal of all movie genres, seldom censored, these films tell us what we are about. From the silent era to the present day, Dark Romance explores horror cinema's preoccupation with sexuality: vampires, beauty and the beast, victimization of women, "slasher" films, and more. Separate chapters focus upon individuals, like Alfred Hitchcock and Barbara Steele. Entertaining, and thought-provoking on the sexual fears and phobias of our society.

Longing for More

Author : Timothy Willard

ISBN10 : 1441264914

Publisher : Baker Books

Number of Pages : 336

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: Catch your breath and sit for a moment. Now listen . . . What do you hear--questions of trust, longing, disappointment, courage, and love? In Longing for More, Timothy Willard invites us to think and pray through our deepest needs, and explores how the ebb and flow of life can be used for God's glory. Creatively organized in 52 chapters that follow the four seasons of the year, the daily readings point the way to a richer spiritual life. "Timothy Willard is quickly becoming one of my favorite writers. His poetic words and soul-reaching insights leave me longing for more--more beauty, more depth, more Jesus, which is exactly what this book offers."--Sarah Mae, author of Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe "There are sacred moments when life catches you up in its beautiful mystery. Suddenly everything feels heavy and connected. You want to weep and cheer at the same time. You come away empowered, fully alive. Timothy sets you down in these moments. Get caught up in them and watch yourself come to life." --Lacey Sturm, platinum-selling musician and author of The Reason: How I Discovered a Life Worth Living

BRITISH MYSTERIES Boxed Set: 14 Thriller & Detective Novels

Author : Louis Tracy

ISBN10 : 8026895436

Publisher : e-artnow

Number of Pages : 2792

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: This meticulously edited myctery collection is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Detectives White & Furneaux Mysteries: The Postmaster's Daughter Number Seventeen The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley The De Bercy Affair What Would You Have Done? Reginald Brett, Barrister Detective: The Albert Gate Mystery The Stowmarket Mystery; Or, A Legacy of Hate Inspector White: A Mysterious Disappearance Detective-Inspector Clancy: The Bartlett Mystery Supernatural Mystery: The Late Tenant International Intrigue & Murder Mystery: One Wonderful Night Political Mysteries: His Unknown Wife The Day of Wrath: A Story of 1914 The Stowaway Girl

Leaves from the Book

Author : Frederick W. Grant

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Irving Risch

Number of Pages : 207

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: Our Hope, and Its Practical Influences The Nearness of Our Hope The Sovereignty of God in Salvation Divine Righteousness in its Actings Towards Men The Two Natures, and What They Imply Deliverance: What is it? Peter's "Conversion" Broken Glimpses "Milk of the word" Kohath Gershon, and Merari God's Thought About Restitution The First Resurrection and the Body that Shall Be New Creation A Feast for the Lord "Despise not prophesyings" A Fragment as to Discipline The Gospels and the Offerings The "Only-begotten" and the "First–born" His Yoke and Our Rest Christ's Work as Priest on Earth "Breadth and length and depth and height." The Man of God - 3 Lectures Address to my Brethren Resurgam

The Mystery of the Skeleton Key (Detective Club Crime Classics)

Author : Bernard Capes

ISBN10 : 0008137153

Publisher : HarperCollins UK

Number of Pages : 224

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: The fourth in a new series of classic detective stories from the vaults of HarperCollins involves a tragic accident during a shooting party. As the story switches between Paris and Hampshire, the possibility of it not being an accident seems to grow more likely.

The Westminster Pulpit vol. II

Author : G. Campbell Morgan

ISBN10 : 1608993116

Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers

Number of Pages : 346

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: About the Contributor(s): G. Campbell Morgan (1863-1945) was a leading Bible expositor in England and the United States. Despite a lack of substantial formal training, Morgan was a prolific writer and teacher. Ordained into the Congregational ministry, he was the pastor of Westminster Chapel, London (1904-17 and 1933-45). Morgan also conducted two very successful teaching tours in the United States, including work with D.L. Moody's ministry.