Angel In A Thorn Bush

Author: Rob Fynn
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1477246835
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Walk with an African adventurer, whose ancestors arrive in Cape Town when Napoleon is conquering Europe. Befriending Shaka, chief of the Zulu, they settle in Rhodesia, today’s Zimbabwe. Deep insights and experience of living and fighting for survival through Colonial occupation to Nationalist ‘free’ Africa today. An extraordinary continent, that excites, inspires and baffles. Living in the beautiful, remote Zambezi valley through the country’s ‘freedom fighter’ war, Rob and wife, Sandy, pioneer a big Safari lodge in Zimbabwe – Fothergill Island on Lake Kariba – raising their family of three daughters there. Laugh, cry, and discover in escapades that stretch the imagination, where ‘doing your thing’ isn’t always plain sailing. Huge challenges. Meet with the Creator of the awesome wilderness, in a worldwhere nothing is ever the same, where angels dare to walk, and thorn bushes entangle.

Poor Angelina

Author: John D'Mille
Editor: Dr. John Donnelly
ISBN: 0980808758
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Angelina Rider's childhood in rural Lancashire marks the first of a series of stories of children who redefined their lives after the trauma of wars. It holds a quite special place in the great book of untold stories of children in the wars of the 20th C. Angelina was just one of those little people who by any criterion, should not have survived the starvation that marked and defined families of no distinction in forgotten little settlements all over Europe and beyond. But Angelina's story is unique especially because of the character of the young woman that she became. The loss of her dearly loved family and friends left her so traumatized that she thought she could never open her heart to another man. Men who sought to own this beautiful young woman would have unusual outcomes. Two tried, only to drown in the mysteries of her life. In their homes and their lives she lived an artificial pleasance that would have destroyed her, ultimately, had she not discovered a love that awakened in her the woman whom she nearly lost.

Was Achilles A Jew

Author: Larry S. Milner
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1465333150
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Significant interest has always existed about the origin of Classic Greek culture, but despite the long-standing attention, scholars continue to disagree on where this amazing civilization got its start. The Mycenaeans were the earliest Greek-speaking people on the mainland, but the country entered a Dark Age following the end of the Trojan War, and in the Archaic Age which followed, the fundamentals of Greek political and literary thought suddenly emerged, without a clear source of derivation. Historians have sometimes given credit to the Egyptians, Phoenicians, or other Eastern civilizations for this evolution, but no serious consideration has been given to the ancient Hebrews, despite the fact that the Exodus from Egypt took place during the Late Bronze Age, when Mycenae was at its peak of influence in the Mediterranean Basin. In Was Achilles a Jew? Hebraic Origins to Greek Civilization, Dr. Larry Milner argues that a group of Hebrews devoted to the traditions of the patriarchs left the Exodus following the parricidal reprisals instituted by Moses during the modification of Judaism into a monotheistic faith, and migrated to Mycenae, where they became immersed into Mycenaean culture, taking part in the Trojan War. His analysis provides the most persuasive argument to date about where the Eastern influence in Greece was generated.

Encyclopfdia Of Superstitions Folklore And The Occult Sciences Of The World

Author: Cora Linn Daniels
Editor: The Minerva Group, Inc.
ISBN: 9781410209153
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Originally published in 1903, this is an excellent source for an historical perspective on superstitions and folklore. Hundreds of entries are arranged alphabetically within broad subject categories. The original subtitle reads: "A comprehensive library of human belief and practice in the mysteries of life through more than six thousand years of experience and progress including the fundamental intuitions and instincts underlying the structure of civilization, theology, mythology, demonology, magic, witchcraft, esoteric philosophy, signs, omens, oracles, sorceries, auguries, divinations, prophecies, methods and means employed in revealing fortune and fate, systems and formulas for the use of psychical forces, hypnotism, clairvoyance, telepathy, spiritualism, character reading and character building with all the known powers and wonders of mind and soul, illustrated with numerous ancient and modern designs and thoroughly indexed."

Angel Boy

Author: David Muecke
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1450090087
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This book illustrates that life has it highs and lows, but tomorrow is another day, so make the most of each and every day. A modern-day Huck Finn is said to illustrate the character (Angel Boy) and his experiences. Only with the riches that you are born with, love of life, family, and friends, can you truly live. These, along with his dramatic occurrences in life, are fluid throughout the book. My reason for creating Angel Boy is to tell the world that life is exactly what you make of it. If you believe in yourself, I mean truly believe, then a person can do just about anything they dream of. You only get one chance at life, so live it wisely! It is up to you to make the right choices each and every day. This story will enlighten you and illustrates to you that the world is yours. Yours to experience to the fullest. Do it right, give it all that you have, and live it richly like Angel Boy! Find your place to call home! This book is great for people of all ages! Can you tell what parts of the book are based on true life experiences and what are not? Sure this book has a touch of real experiences and can entertain all sorts of readers. Enjoy Angel Boy, it is only one of several books to fallow.

Ascending Jacob S Ladder

Author: Ronald H. Isaacs
Editor: Jason Aronson
ISBN: 9780765759658
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The Jewish view of Satan - which greatly differs from the "devil" image that pervades Western culture, fallen angels, demons, the Angel of Death, spirits, and evil forces, are also explained. A handy "Who's Who" directory provides a quick reference to the most well-known and often quoted angels and demons in Jewish tradition.

Scripture Re Envisioned Christophanic Exegesis And The Making Of A Christian Bible

Author: Bogdan Gabriel Bucur
Editor: BRILL
ISBN: 9004386114
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In Scripture Re-envisioned Bogdan B. Bucur discusses the exegesis of biblical theophanies as an essential “ingredient” for the gradual crystallization of a distinct Christian exegesis, doctrine, liturgy, and spirituality during the first millennium CE.

Shakespeare And The Middle Ages

Author: Martha W. Driver
Editor: McFarland
ISBN: 0786491655
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Every generation reinvents Shakespeare for its own needs, imagining through its particular choices and emphases the Shakespeare that it values. The man himself was deeply involved in his own kind of historical reimagining. This collection of essays examines the playwright’s medieval sources and inspiration, and how they shaped his works. With a foreword by Michael Almereyda (director of the Hamlet starring Ethan Hawke) and dramaturge Dakin Matthews, these thirteen essays analyze the ways in which our modern understanding of medieval life has been influenced by our appreciation of Shakespeare’s plays.

The Leeser Bible

Author: TOV Rose
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 110569545X
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Rabbi Isaac Leeser (1806-1868) of Philadelphia was responsible for the first Jewish translation of the Bible made for American Jewry. Leeser's considerable learning in matters biblical and rabbinic derived in major measure from the fine research then flowering in Germany, and his translation of the Bible became in a short time the standard Bible for English-speaking Jews in America. I originally put this edition together, edited it and published it as a gift to my own father, who loves this Bible version.

In The Shadow Of Death

Author: Gwendolyn Southin
Editor: TouchWood Editions
ISBN: 9781894898713
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Just one year later, Margaret is coming into her own as a detective, after leaving her marriage and Kerrisdale manor house for bustling and trendy Kitsilano with Southby her sleuthing partner and now lover. To escape the disapproval and pressure from her exhusband and children, she heads for lush scenery and a peaceful vacation in the Cariboo. Instead she finds violence, betrayal and a missing person, along with a host of new and questionable characters.