A Man Called Mark

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A Man Called Mark is book by N.a, publish by Church Publishing, Inc. with 224 pages. You can read book online free by subscribe to Kindle Unlimited or direct download from the alternative source.
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Church Publishing, Inc.
  • Isbn : : 1640650989
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography

• Well-known and well-loved bishop of the Episcopal Church and Anglican Communion This official biography tells the compelling story of the Rt. Rev. Mark Dyer: Irish Catholic boy from New Hampshire, U.S. Navy vet, Roman Catholic then Episcopal priest, bishop, and seminary professor—and one of the most influential, beloved leaders of the American Episcopal Church and the worldwide Anglican Communion. Following a dispute with ecclesiastical authorities, Dyer left the Roman Church for the Anglican Church of Canada. Later received as priest in the Episcopal Church, his gifts as teacher, preacher, and pastor were recognized with election as Bishop of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. There, he established a new model of leadership, delegating administrative duties to concentrate on spiritual direction, pastoral care, and creating mission projects at every church in his diocese. Also renowned as a story-teller, many of his favorite stories appear here, told in his own voice. Called by leadership of the Anglican Communion to a variety of roles, for more than 20 years Bishop Dyer was on the front lines of the most contentious issues facing the church throughout the world, including ordination of women and gay people. He also was co-chair of the ecumenical dialogue between the Anglican and Eastern Orthodox Churches, which produced a landmark agreement after 17 years of meetings.

Some Do Not . . .

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  • Author : Ford Madox Ford
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Isbn : : 1504063805
  • Pages : 300
  • Category : Fiction

The first novel in the author’s celebrated Parade’s End Tetralogy explores the social tensions between marriage, sex, and honor at the outbreak of WWI. London, 1910s. Christopher Tietjens, a brilliant mathematician, shows little emotion when his wife, Sylvia, leaves him for her lover. But when she tires of the romantic pursuit and informs Christopher of her desire to return to him, it proves to be one more episode in their masochistic marriage—Sylvia’s faithless torments yet again bested by Christopher’s infuriating chivalry. Then, on a golfing weekend in Rye, Christopher meets a young suffragette by the name of Valentine Wannop, whose passion for ideas is matched by her beauty. In Valentine, Christopher sees the possibilities of life and love he has denied himself thus far. But the small dramas of their individual lives are suddenly interrupted when the world goes to war. Author Ford Madox Ford’s masterful Parade’s End series is “in human psychology and literary technique . . . as modern and modernist as they come.” The first of four volumes, Some Do Not . . . sets in motion the complex web of attachments, passions, and resentments that unfold across an era of profound change (Julian Barnes, The Guardian).

The Making of A Man

Book of The Making of A Man
  • Author : Michael Norman
  • Publisher : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
  • Isbn : : 1640282602
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Religion

In Genesis 1:26, God said, "Let us make man." There are many opinions on who God was speaking to. We must determine the following: Is the Holy Spirit necessary in the making of a man? Is the making of a man as defined by the scholars of Funk & Wagnalls Standard Desk Dictionary possible, or are we destined by definition to be animals: Biblical term beastly? The answers may surprise you; let us reason and think and look very close to formulate a conclusion looking at the results history now affords us. Biblical principles aside, most would agree man has the ability to apply the wisdom needed from the knowledge gained in his own little world; or does he? Although as a society we have chosen to throw the making of a man to the wind and a willingness to allow many to just fall by the wayside, ignoring and changing the actual definition. Can we now individually change our direction and set standards back in society? Can we attain the biblical understanding of a real man? Let us take a close look at a couple of men, one being this man called Jesus who was said to have been a perfect man. Although his devotion and attentiveness as a man to deity was his focus, making it difficult to separate the two, it is his methods and actions, his character and integrity, his moral standards and judgments we will examine. Our hope is to separate the man from his spiritual philosophy, which is the inquiry into the most comprehensive principles of reality! To do just that, and gain the principles, morals and character that defines the man. Our focus will be on the man from the standpoint of a man, as defined by man. Our hope is to shed some light!

Simon Peter in Scripture and Memory

Book of Simon Peter in Scripture and Memory
  • Author : Markus Bockmuehl
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Isbn : : 144123960X
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Religion

After Jesus, Peter is the most frequently mentioned individual both in the Gospels and in the New Testament as a whole. He was the leading disciple, the "rock" on which Jesus would build his church. How can we know so little about this formative figure of the early church? World-renowned New Testament scholar Markus Bockmuehl introduces the New Testament Peter by asking how first- and second-century sources may be understood through the prism of "living memory" among the disciples of the apostolic generation and the students of those disciples. He argues that early Christian memory of Peter underscores his central role as a bridge-building figure holding together the diversity of first-century Christianity. Drawing on more than a decade of research, Bockmuehl applies cutting-edge scholarship to the question of the history and traditions of this important but strangely elusive figure. Bockmuehl provides fresh insight into the biblical witness and early Christian tradition that New Testament students and professors will value.

James the Brother of Jesus

Book of James the Brother of Jesus
  • Author : Robert H. Eisenman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : : 1101127449
  • Pages : 1136
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography

James was a vegetarian, wore only linen clothing, bathed daily at dawn in cold water, and was a life-long Nazirite. In this profound and provocative work of scholarly detection, eminent biblical scholar Robert Eisenman introduces a startling theory about the identity of James—the brother of Jesus, who was almost entirely marginalized in the New Testament. Drawing on long-overlooked early Church texts and the Dead Sea Scrolls, Eisenman reveals in this groundbreaking exploration that James, not Peter, was the real successor to the movement we now call "Christianity." In an argument with enormous implications, Eisenman identifies Paul as deeply compromised by Roman contacts. James is presented as not simply the leader of Christianity of his day, but the popular Jewish leader of his time, whose death triggered the Uprising against Rome—a fact that creative rewriting of early Church documents has obscured. Eisenman reveals that characters such as "Judas Iscariot" and "the Apostle James" did not exist as such. In delineating the deliberate falsifications in New Testament dcouments, Eisenman shows how—as James was written out—anti-Semitism was written in. By rescuing James from the oblivion into which he was cast, the final conclusion of James the Brother of Jesus is, in the words of The Jerusalem Post, "apocalyptic" —who and whatever James was, so was Jesus.

Death Comes Hot

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  • Author : Michael Jecks
  • Publisher : Severn House Publishers Ltd
  • Isbn : : 1448304571
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Fiction

Jack Blackjack's search for an executioner's son ensnares him in a fiendish mesh of schemes in this lively Tudor mystery. London. May, 1556. Hal Westmecott, one of the city's most feared executioners, reckons Jack Blackjack owes him a favour - and now he's come to collect his dues. Hal has ordered Jack to track down his long-lost son and, although Jack believes he's been set an impossible task, he's in no position to refuse. But when Jack's search draws him to the attention of a ruthless nobleman, a dead priest's vengeful brother and finally to a bloodstained body in a filthy lodging house, he comes to realize he is an unwitting pawn in a mesh of schemes dreamed up by the most powerful people in England. Just who is a friend, who is a foe - and will Jack escape with his life intact? A fast-paced Tudor mystery set during Bloody Mary's reign of terror.


Book of Winter
  • Author : Ruth Burgess
  • Publisher : Wild Goose Publications
  • Isbn : : 1849525102
  • Pages : 360
  • Category : Religion

A liturgical resource book that covers the months of November, December and January. It includes prayers, stories, responses, songs, poems, reflections, liturgies and meditations for the major Christian festivals of All Saints', Advent, Christmas and Epiphany, as well as for Remembrance, Blue Christmas, Christingle, New Year, Christian Unity and other occasions. The material is written by Iona Community members, associates, friends and others.

Explaining Colours to a Blind Man

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  • Author : David Hooper,Former British Correspondence Chess Champion and the Author of Many Books on Chess David Hooper
  • Publisher : Chipmunkapublishing ltd
  • Isbn : : 1847474977
  • Pages : 261
  • Category : Books

Book DescriptionSusan Kennedy had a dream as a little girl. She wanted to become a teacher. Sadly, because of a combination of nurture and nature, that dream was never to be. This heartrending and captivating story, tells of one woman's struggle through life, while suffering from a debilitating mental illness. It is a story of determination, courage, tenacity and humour. This moving, sometimes sad, often hilarious, journey through Susan's life will leave you enthralled. It is a story of hope and optimism, in a world that is far from perfect. From being abused on the counter of the benefit office, to life in a convent with some amorous nuns, to having a knife at her throat in a mental hospital, there is one thing you can say about Sue Kennedy's life; it is far from mundane.

The Monkey's Wedding

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  • Author : Joan Aiken,Lizza Aiken
  • Publisher : Small Beer Press
  • Isbn : : 1931520437
  • Pages : 300
  • Category : FICTION

Fabulous, uncollected stories -- including six published here for the first time -- from a master of the form.

Beauty and the Boss

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  • Author : Lucy Gordon
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Isbn : : 1459252624
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction

Was the boss blind…to love? Craig Locksley thought he couldn't be charmed by his beautiful business associate, Delia because he couldn't see. However, temporarily parted from his young daughter and his beloved dog, Craig was forced to accept Delia's offer to act as his guide. Delia found Craig impossibly grouchy and incredibly attractive! It seemed Craig, too, was unable to deny his feelings of attraction, though he insisted to Delia that they could only ever be colleagues. He was about to undergo an operation, but the chance of his sight being restored was very small, and his stubborn pride told him that Delia shouldn't be asked to sacrifice her life for a blind husband…. Marrying the Boss From boardroom…to bride and groom!

The Marquis and the Mother-To-Be

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  • Author : Valerie Parv
  • Publisher : Silhouette
  • Isbn : : 1460353641
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Fiction

Back in her lush, beloved Carramer, Carissa Day purchased the perfect B and B for raising her babies-to-be. Trouble was, an aristocratic "intruder" proved she'd been swindled—her new home was actually his royal lodge. Worse, he proved to be Carissa's teenage crush, Eduard de Marigny, Marquis of Merrisand—now more irresistible than ever. Penniless and pregnant—with triplets!— Carissa had to flee. Eduard, however, had other ideas. Namely, a partnership giving Carissa a title and protection—and giving him an instant heir. Still, even with reignited passion burning between them, even with a kingdom at her feet, could Carissa wed her first and only love—and forever forsake having his heart?

Ride the High Lonesome

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  • Author : Rosanne Bittner
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Isbn : : 1492689270
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction

A man bent on revenge. A woman determined to survive. A land that knows no mercy. WELCOME TO THE OUTLAW TRAIL. When Kate Winters is left stranded in outlaw country, she knows she won't make it out alive...until she stumbles across a ruthless gang hanging a cowboy for his cattle. She waits until the outlaws are gone, desperate enough to claim the dead man's horse to make her escape—only to realize he's not dead after all. Those outlaws should have made damn sure Luke Bowden was good and gone. Now he vows he'll have his revenge no matter the cost. But they're miles away from the nearest town, and the woman who saved his hide won't survive the ride back. He owes her his life—he owes her everything—and it doesn't take long before he's faced with a choice: stand by his savior...or claim his revenge? All the best western historical novels are full of: brave heroes and romantic outlaws, gunfights and a desperate bid for survival, a dusty trail and a land that stretches on to meet the horizon...

The Cartel

Book of The Cartel
  • Author : Graham Johnson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Isbn : : 1780572840
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Social Science

A global workforce. Billions in sales. But, unlike Tesco or BP, few have heard of it. The Cartel is Britain’s biggest drugs organisation, a shadowy network stretching from the freezing, fog-banks of the Mersey to the glittering marinas of Marbella, from the coffee shops of Amsterdam to the trading floors of Canary Wharf. Run by godfathers as rich as Branson but kept in line by a new generation of teenage killers. Here is the inside story.

Man Repeller

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  • Author : Leandra Medine
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Isbn : : 1455521388
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Humor

Engage using #manrepeller. Silk parachute pants. A gold lamé jumpsuit. Ankle boots with fringe. Were these fashion-forward items sending men running in the opposite direction? Maybe, but Leandra Medine never cared. Slipping into drop-crotch shorts and a boxed sequin blazer in the dressing room of Topshop in downtown Manhattan, a brokenhearted Leandra had an epiphany. Looking in the mirror, she suddenly realized she didn't have a boyfriend because of the way she dressed. And the more she thought about it, the more she realized that such outfits said a lot about her life-romantic and otherwise. Now, in her first book, the acclaimed blogger and fashion darling recounts her most significant memories through the lens of her sartorial choices. With her signature sass, blunt honesty, and some personal photos, Leandra shares details of the night she lost her virginity right down to the pair of white tube socks she forgot to take off, as well as when and why she realized her grandma's vintage Hermès ostrich skin clutch could hold much more than just keys and a cell phone. Through it all, she proves you don't need to compromise even your most repellent qualities to find your way into that big white dress (and an organza moto jacket). See? You can have your yeti and wear it, too. Showcasing the singular voice that has won Leandra millions of fans, this book is a collection of awkwardly funny experiences, a sweet love story, and above all, a reminder to celebrate and embrace a world made for women, by women.

The Gospel According to Mark

Book of The Gospel According to Mark
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Isbn : : 0857860976
  • Pages : 64
  • Category : Bibles

The earliest of the four Gospels, the book portrays Jesus as an enigmatic figure, struggling with enemies, his inner and external demons, and with his devoted but disconcerted disciples. Unlike other gospels, his parables are obscure, to be explained secretly to his followers. With an introduction by Nick Cave

Delphi Collected Works of Fergus Hume (Illustrated)

Book of Delphi Collected Works of Fergus Hume (Illustrated)
  • Author : Fergus Hume
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Isbn : : 178656100X
  • Pages : 15513
  • Category : Fiction

The prolific author of vintage thrillers, Fergus Hume rose to fame following the publication of his first novel, ‘The Mystery of a Hansom Cab’. It became the best-selling mystery novel of the Victorian era and went on to inspire Arthur Conan Doyle to write ‘A Study in Scarlet’, featuring Sherlock Holmes. This comprehensive eBook presents Hume’s collected works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Hume’s life and works * Concise introductions to the major novels * 64 novels, with individual contents tables * Features many rare novels for the first time in digital publishing * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Famous works are fully illustrated with their original artwork * Rare story collections * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories * Easily locate the short stories you want to read * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Novels The Mystery of a Hansom Cab Professor Brankel’s Secret Madame Midas The Girl from Malta The Piccadilly Puzzle The Gentleman Who Vanished Miss Mephistopheles The Man with a Secret A Creature of the Night Monsieur Judas When I Lived in Bohemia Whom God Hath Joined The Fever of Life The Chinese Jar The Island of Fantasy The Harlequin Opal The Lone Inn The Gates of Dawn The Third Volume The White Prior Tracked by a Tattoo The Clock Struck One The Rainbow Feather The Devil-Stick The Red-Headed Man The Silent House in Pimlico The Indian Bangle The Crimson Cryptogram The Vanishing of Tera The Bishop’s Secret The Lady from Nowhere A Traitor in London The Millionaire Mystery A Woman’s Burden The Pagan’s Cup The Turnpike House A Coin of Edward VII The Silver Bullet The Yellow Holly The Mandarin’s Fan The Red Window The White Room The Secret Passage Lady Jim of Curzon Street The Opal Serpent The Wooden Hand The Black Patch The Purple Fern The Amethyst Cross The Sealed Message The Green Mummy The Crowned Skull The Sacred Herb The Solitary Farm The Peacock of Jewels The Mikado Jewel The Spider The Pink Shop The Mystery Queen Red Money A Son of Perdition In Queer Street The Lost Parchment The Red Bicycle The Short Story Collections Chronicles of Faeryland The Dwarf’s Chamber and Other Stories Hagar of the Pawn-Shop The Dancer in Red The Short Stories List of Short Stories in Chronological Order List of Short Stories in Alphabetical Order Please visit to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks

The Legacy

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  • Author : Howard Fast
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Isbn : : 1453235132
  • Pages : 363
  • Category : Fiction

The New York Times–bestselling Lavette family saga from the author of Spartacus continues through the turmoil of Vietnam and the Civil Rights Movement. The fourth installment of the Immigrants saga follows Barbara Lavette, the daughter of a self-made Italian immigrant, through the turmoil of the 1960s, including the Vietnam War, the feminist and civil rights movements, and Israel’s Six Day War with Egypt. Though Fast wrote over eighty books, including Spartacus, April Morning, and Freedom Road, his Immigrants novels remain some of his most personal and moving works. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Howard Fast including rare photos from the author’s estate.

A Book of Christmas Stories for All Ages

Book of A Book of Christmas Stories for All Ages
  • Author : Roger W. Harrington
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Isbn : : 1039104436
  • Pages : 168
  • Category : Fiction

Fictional original Christmas stories meant to appeal to all ages. Themes: hope and a belief in Christmas miracles. All of the stories are original works and contain themes related to those mentioned. Many of the stories contain moral reflections suitable for Christmas presentations. The stories included cover many years of writing and express the author's distinct style of writing.

Rebellion's Message

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  • Author : Michael Jecks
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Isbn : : 1786895153
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Fiction

London, 1554. Light-fingered Jack Blackjack wakes in a tavern's yard with a sore head, his knife smeared with blood and a dead stranger lying beside him. Jack may have robbed the man but he's certain that he didn't kill him. Unfortunately, the man's purse contains something much more valuable than money and, as the prime suspect for the murder, everyone is on Jack's tail. He needs to get out of the city, and fast, but a rebel army is marching on London: the bridge is blocked and every gate manned. Trapped in the city, Jack must avoid being caught long enough to find the real murderer.

The Silent House

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  • Author : Fergus Hume
  • Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
  • Isbn : : 1513278851
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : Fiction

The Silent House (1899) is a mystery novel by Fergus Hume. Although not as successful as The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (1886), an immediate bestseller for Hume, The Silent House is a gripping novel with an atmospheric intensity and tightly wound mystery worthy of the best of Victorian fiction. From an author whose work inspired Arthur Conan Doyle, The Silent House is a story of murder with a haunting, original conclusion. At twenty-five, Lucian Denzil is at the very beginning of his career as a barrister. Settling into a serious life, he rents a modest home in Pimlico on Geneva Square. Although he endeavors to focus and live only for his work, Lucian cannot help but notice the stories told by neighbors and servants about No. 13, a home near his own on the square. Decades prior to his settling in Pimlico, No. 13, now known as “the silent house,” was the site of a gruesome murder. Over the years, it had gone unoccupied and fallen into general disrepair. In 1895, a quiet, reclusive man named Mark Berwin moved into the home, where he lived alone, and to which he could not infrequently be seen returning in the dead of night in a drunken, disturbed state. One night, while walking through Geneva Square to his own home, Lucian encounters Berwin who, intoxicated and confused, requires the young man’s assistance. Helping the older gentleman make his way to No. 13, Lucian feels a growing unease, a sense of something that will lead him not only to the heart of a local mystery, but into the depths of the silent house itself. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Fergus Hume’s The Silent House is a classic of English mystery and detective fiction reimagined for modern readers.