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Monkeys and the Chair

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Monkeys and the Chair is book by N.a, publish by WestBow Press with 298 pages. You can read book online free by subscribe to Kindle Unlimited or direct download from the alternative source.
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Isbn : : 1449784801
  • Pages : 298
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography

Once in a lifetime, you may be fortunate enough to meet a child who will change your view of the world forever. Josiah was that kind of a child. Born with severe cerebral palsy and numerous health challenges, he was blessed with an infectious joy and the gift of encouraging others. His faith in God and his passion to serve far surpassed his limited abilities. To know him was to be inspired. His life was cut short by his frailty, but his legacy remains.

Leaves from the Garden of Eden

Book of Leaves from the Garden of Eden
  • Author : Howard Schwartz
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn : : 9780199779475
  • Pages : 544
  • Category : Literary Collections

In Leaves from the Garden of Eden, Howard Schwartz, a three-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award, has gathered together one hundred of the most astonishing and luminous stories from Jewish folk tradition. Just as Schwartz's award-winning book Tree of Souls collected the essential myths of Jewish tradition, Leaves from the Garden of Eden collects one hundred essential Jewish tales. As imaginative as the Arabian Nights, these stories invoke enchanted worlds, demonic realms, and mystical experiences. The four most popular types of Jewish tales are gathered here--fairy tales, folktales, supernatural tales, and mystical tales--taking readers on heavenly journeys, lifelong quests, and descents to the underworld. There is a dybbuk lurking in a well, a book that comes to life, and a world where Lilith, the Queen of Demons, seduces the unsuspecting. Here too are Jewish versions of many of the best-known tales, including "Cinderella," "Snow White," and "Rapunzel." Schwartz's retelling of one of these stories, "The Finger," inspired Tim Burton's film Corpse Bride.

This Season of Angels

Book of This Season of Angels
  • Author : Perry Stone
  • Publisher : FaithWords
  • Isbn : : 154603529X
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Religion

Renowned Bible teacher and prophecy expert, Perry Stone, reveals the significance of angels and their connection to major prophetic seasons. Incorporating deep truths from Scripture, and even personal supernatural experiences from his own life, THIS SEASON OF ANGELS peels away the veil of mystery from the subject of angels to reveal their divine missions. Perry also devotes a chapter to answering twenty controversial questions about angels others may be afraid to tackle. THIS SEASON OF ANGELS will leave you feeling refreshed, more informed, and even more protected by God.

I See An Angel

Book of I See An Angel
  • Author : Rose Mary Luke
  • Publisher : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
  • Isbn : : 1644160552
  • Pages : 380
  • Category : Religion

This book offers the reader a precise and rare opportunity to explore an extraordinary spiritual experience. It is an introduction into a heavenly event that began with the appearance of an Angel. Most importantly, this is a testament to why the Angel appeared to Rose Mary in the hospital on October 7, 2011. What is very distinctive about this book is the author endeavors to convey to the reader a detailed chronicle of this glorious event that she personally witnessed. It is unlike any other book previously written because of the appearance of the Angel and the profound message conveyed to Rose Mary by the Angel through the power of the Holy Spirit. The Angel said to her, "I bring you a message. Tell them it is almost time." This message contains only six words, but the impact of these words will prove to be of great significance for all Humanity. The message, while a profound warning in its origin, is also a message of hope. What will God's children interpret the message to mean? What does God truly expect from His children? Almighty God loves all His children so much that it is beyond our capacity of understanding. God desires all His children to learn how to love one another and to live in peace. God is trying to get our attention before evil destroys Humanity and the entire world. The message is a severe reminder that God loves every Soul immensely, but God's people must return this love by proving to Him we all have the moral convictions to turn our back on evil and love and trust in His mercy. It was during the process of writing the book that the author was further inspired by the Holy Spirit through the Angel to persevere and reveal what must be said. There are thirty-three intense chapters. Each chapter is a culmination of issues pertinent to why the Angel appeared with a profound message. Our Holy Father, who is in Heaven, watches over His children with infinite love, compassion, and mercy. The overall responsibility of Rose Mary to write this book has become a mission of love for her. I See An Angel is the most vital endeavor of the author's life. The amazing account of the event that took place by a visit from an Angel merits only the highest degree of recognition to Almighty God. All praise and honor is yours, Almighty Father, forever and ever.

Tree of Souls

Book of Tree of Souls
  • Author : Howard Schwartz
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn : : 9780195358704
  • Pages : 704
  • Category : Fiction

The first anthology of Jewish mythology in English, Tree of Souls reveals a mythical tradition as rich and as fascinating as any in the world. Drawing from the Bible, the Pseudepigrapha, the Talmud and Midrash, the kabbalistic literature, medieval folklore, Hasidic texts, and oral lore collected in the modern era, Schwartz has gathered together nearly 700 of the key Jewish myths. The myths themselves are marvelous. We read of Adams diamond and the Land of Eretz (where it is always dark), the fall of Lucifer and the quarrel of the sun and the moon, the Treasury of Souls and the Divine Chariot. We discover new tales about the great figures of the Hebrew Bible, from Adam to Moses; stories about God's Bride, the Shekhinah, and the evil temptress, Lilith; plus many tales about angels and demons, spirits and vampires, giant beasts and the Golem. Equally important, Schwartz provides a wealth of additional information. For each myth, he includes extensive commentary, revealing the source of the myth and explaining how it relates to other Jewish myths as well as to world literature (for instance, comparing Eves release of evil into the world with Pandoras). For ease of use, Schwartz divides the volume into ten books, Myths of God, Myths of Creation, Myths of Heaven, Myths of Hell, Myths of the Holy Word, Myths of the Holy Time, Myths of the Holy People, Myths of the Holy Land, Myths of Exile, and Myths of the Messiah.

On the Dignity of Man

Book of On the Dignity of Man
  • Author : Pico della Mirandola
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Isbn : : 1624662129
  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Philosophy

This is a translation of three mature works by Mirandola: On the Dignity of Man, a document of early Renaissance humanism; One Being and the One, a treatise defending what Pico held to be the agreement between Aristotle and Plato on the relationship between unity and being; and Heptaplus, an interpretation influenced by a blend of cabalism and Christian doctrine of the first verses of Genesis. The collection reflects the remarkable range of interests of a major Renaissance thinker and humanist.

Secrets of Angels on Earth

Book of Secrets of Angels on Earth
  • Author : Allan J. Sweeney
  • Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
  • Isbn : : 1789041368
  • Pages : 392
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit

Secrets of Angels on Earth is the first book to describe an earth angel's journey from past lives, reincarnation, and pregnancy, through child and adulthood, to life after death. It answers questions on what is love, what is a soul mate, déjà vu, how to meditate, how to succeed with true love, and how to be happy. A new definition of love can inspire belief and faith for seekers, mystic teachers, and physicians alike. Highlights include how love improves anger management and relieves depression, anxiety, sadness, fear, and emotions. Learn how love creates vitality and health in your mind, body and spirit.

Angels

Book of Angels
  • Author : George J. Marshall
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Isbn : : 1476609586
  • Pages : 485
  • Category : Social Science

In the 1990s alone, more than 400 works on angels were published, adding to an already burgeoning genre. Throughout the centuries angels have been featured in, among others, theological works on scripture; studies in comparative religions; works on art, architecture and music; philological studies; philosophical, sociological, anthropological, archeological and psychological works; and even a psychoanalytical study of the implications that our understanding of angels has for our understanding of sexual differences. This bibliography lists 4,355 works alphabetically by author. Each entry contains a source for the reference, often a Library of Congress call number followed by the name of a university that holds the work. More than 750 of the entries are annotated. Extensive indexes to names, subjects and centuries provide further utility.

A Manual of Catholic Theology

Book of A Manual of Catholic Theology
  • Author : Joseph Wilhelm D.D. Ph.D. and Thomas B. Scannell D.D.,Aeterna Press
  • Publisher : Aeterna Press
  • Isbn : :
  • Pages : N.A
  • Category : Religion

THE word “Theology” means the Science of God. This science has God not only for its subject, but also for its source and its object; hence the Divine character of Theology cannot better be described than by the old formula: “Theology teaches about God, is taught by God, and leads to God.” Theology may be taken objectively as doctrine, or subjectively as knowledge. But it is not every knowledge of Divine doctrine, especially not the mere apprehension of it, that is called Theology. The term is restricted to scientific knowledge; and consequently Theology, in its technical sense, is the scientific exposition of the doctrine concerning God and things Divine. Aeterna Press

A Brief Introduction to Islam

Book of A Brief Introduction to Islam
  • Author : Tim Dowley
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Isbn : : 1506450377
  • Pages : 124
  • Category : Religion

This brief introduction to Islam is designed to help readers understand this important religious tradition. With both nuance and balance, this text provides broad coverage of various forms of Islam with an arresting layout with rich colors. It offers both historical overviews and modern perspectives on Islamic beliefs and practices. The user-friendly content is enhanced by charts of religious festivals, historic timelines, updated maps, and a useful glossary. It is ideal for courses on Islam and will be a useful, concise reference for all readers eager to know more about this important religious tradition and its place in our contemporary world.

A Short Introduction to World Religions

Book of A Short Introduction to World Religions
  • Author : Tim Dowley
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Isbn : : 1506446027
  • Pages : 394
  • Category : Religion

This leading textbook for world religions is now available in a more concise version. Many of the features of Introduction to World Religions are retained in this volume but with focus on the religious traditions themselves. The section on religions of antiquity has been removed and key content in each chapter streamlined to increase accessibility for students in their study and research of the world's religious traditions. Known and valued for its balanced approach, this book offers an arresting layout with rich illustrations. It continues to provide broad coverage of diverse religions, including indigenous religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism, and Chinese, Korean, and Japanese religions. The user-friendly content is enhanced by charts of religious festivals, historic timelines, updated maps of the world's religions, and a useful glossary. Both historical overviews and modern perspectives for each religion are included. This edition includes several updates made to the new third edition, including a new design, a new section on women and religion, and a newly revised section on religions in today's world.

IMPERFECTIONS

Book of IMPERFECTIONS
  • Author : DESTINY
  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Isbn : : 1639975357
  • Pages : 250
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction

Years and years of back and forth with the same guy; fate verily fancies hilarity, doesn't it? This is the story of a nescient young girl who finds her way back to the Creation by discovering the extraordinary in the ordinary. From the destruction of former belief systems to learning new ways of perceiving existence, welcome aboard on a journey of ardor, dalliance, bedlam, and edification.

Imperfections

Book of Imperfections
  • Author : Lynda Durrant
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Isbn : : 0547563205
  • Pages : 188
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction

As the Civil War looms, a teenager finds refuge from her abusive father in a Shaker community in this “lovely and thought-provoking” novel (Kirkus Reviews). Rosemary Elizabeth likes Pleasant Hill. Unlike her former home, the Kentucky Shaker community is serene and full of beautiful things. The food is plentiful and delicious, and she dresses in spotless white garments. Above all, she and her younger siblings are now safe from their drunken, often violent, father, and from the war between the Union and the Confederacy, which is said to be drawing closer every day. Perfection is the goal at Pleasant Hill, and Rosemary Elizabeth vows to be perfect so she’ll be allowed to stay. As time passes, however, she finds herself more and more at odds with the Shaker path, the rules that are supposed to govern everything she says and does and even what she dreams. If she eliminates all the imperfections the Shakers find in her, will anything remain? “Built around a historical incident—a visit by the soldiers of Morgan’s Raiders to Pleasant Hill in 1862—this fine coming-of-age novel rewards readers with an unusual glimpse into a rarely portrayed religion as well as a different perspective on the Civil War.” —Booklist

Introduction to World Religions

Book of Introduction to World Religions
  • Author : Christopher Partridge
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Isbn : : 1451452276
  • Pages : 496
  • Category : Religion

A leading textbook for world religion, this new edition is designed to help students in their study and research of the world's religious traditions. Known and valued for its balanced approach and its respected board of consulting editors, this text addresses ways to study religion, provides broad coverage of diverse religions, and offers an arresting layout with rich illustrations. The second edition has new and extended primary source readings, a stronger section on the Religions of South Asia, additional maps, a new full-color, student-friendly format, and more.

The Blessed and Boundless God

Book of The Blessed and Boundless God
  • Author : George Swinnock
  • Publisher : Reformation Heritage Books
  • Isbn : : 1601783388
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Religion

From the psalmist’s assertion that no one in heaven or earth is like God, George Swinnock derives his principal doctrine—namely, God is incomparable. Throughout The Blessed and Boundless God , he proves his doctrine by demonstrating God’s incomparableness in His being, attributes, works, and words. Swinnock is a pastor-theologian who views theology as the means by which we grow in acquaintance with God and, consequently, in godliness. Therefore, he carefully applies his doctrine by demonstrating how God’s incomparableness informs, counsels, and comforts us. Read this book prayerfully, thoughtfully, and expectantly, keeping in mind Swinnock’s simple conviction that “when we take the incomparable God as our God, we are incomparably blessed.” Table of Contents: Part 1—God’s Incomparable Being Part 2—God’s Incomparable Attributes Part 3—God’s Incomparable Works Part 4—God’s Incomparable Words Part 5—Application Series Description Interest in the Puritans continues to grow, but many people find reading these giants of the faith a bit unnerving. This series seeks to overcome that barrier by presenting Puritan books that are convenient in size and unintimidating in length. Each book is carefully edited with modern readers in mind, smoothing out difficult language of a bygone era while retaining the meaning of the original authors. Books for the series are thoughtfully selected to provide some of the best counsel on important subjects that people continue to wrestle with today.

Love and Understanding

Book of Love and Understanding
  • Author : John McDermott
  • Publisher : Gregorian Biblical BookShop
  • Isbn : : 9788876522000
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Religion

That paradoxical suggestion of the infinite in and through the finite: so in his first published writing, a eulogy of Jose Maria Hereida, a cousin on his mother's side, Pierre Rousselot, characterized the poet's achievement of genius. What the poet suggests the metaphysician seeks to clarify. These words present the task which the young Jesuit set himself as he entered the ways od speculation. For more then being the ideal of the great metaphysicians of history, those words reflect justly the whole sacramental reality of Christianity. The infinite God can and does reveal Himself through the finite and thereby sanctifies and elevates this finite world beyond itself. God remains God, and man remains man, but the two are joined in Jesus Christ and the sacraments of the Church. Born 1878 at Nantes, Rousselot grew into the strong Breton faith of a family that had remained constant to martyrdom during the French Revolution. When he chose at the age of sixteen to leave the world by entering the Jesuit novitiate, he never recognized a complete separation between the world of God and the world of man. Nature and grace had so cooperated in his own upbringing that conversion, through real, was much more a return to deeper, hidden springs of life than a complete repture with the past. His profound sensitivity for the fundamental unity of nature and grace, flesh and spirit found a kindred soul in St. Thomas Aquinas, the proposed master of his philosophical and theological studies in the Society of Jesus.

Newton and Religion

Book of Newton and Religion
  • Author : J.E. Force,R.H. Popkin
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn : : 9401724261
  • Pages : 333
  • Category : History

Over the past twenty-five years - since the very large collection of Newton's papers became available and began to be seriously examined - the beginnings of a new picture of Newton has emerged. This volume of essays builds upon the foundation of its authors in their previous works and extends and elaborates the emerging picture of the `new' Newton, the great synthesizer of science and religion as revealed in his intellectual context.

Come to Light

Book of Come to Light
  • Author : Morgan Gray
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : : 1796018686
  • Pages : 124
  • Category : Poetry

MORGAN GRAY grew up in a small rivertown where gossip on a circular-dial party-line telephone and which allowed neighbors to eavesdrop on each others conversations and forward the "news" to Sunday prayer meetings composed of blue-haired widows reeking of Channel #5 family reunions, so-called worthy matrons, and just plain ole exaggerated, gossip by high-horse ladies full of prejudice, judgment, and better-than-thou tones. Absorbing all this folklore, Morgan felt compelled to evaluate and question morals that did not seem to define a sense of right or wrong, and good or evil. As you read through Come to Light, you will feel poignant emotions, visualize stark, if not startling imagery, meet a variety of unique characters (some very good and some very evil), and be enlightened by timeless themes that will touch your lives, and perhaps even haunt your own identity. Morgan Gray was delivered at birth in a two-story 1960's home by a self-trained, midwife grandmother, while a one-year older brother lay alongside the same bed where Morgan still sleeps in today. Living there till married at age nineteen in the living room witnessed by a large portrait of a sad-faced Jesus—no water turned to wine, there in the same house, Morgan's dad died in the same birth bed and several years later, Morgan's mom breathed her last breath in her favorite green-velvet rocking chair. Morgan raised two girls in the same small town just a few blocks away from the homestead and still lives there today. Now a retired veteran English teacher of thirty years, Morgan has reached out to over 3,000 young high school adult-about-to-be's while, instilling in them a love for literature, and a freedom of expression as they too Come to Light.

The Spirituality of Imperfection

Book of The Spirituality of Imperfection
  • Author : Ernest Kurtz,Katherine Ketcham
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Isbn : : 0307424235
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Self-Help

I Am Not Perfect is a simple statement of profound truth, the first step toward understanding the human condition, for to deny your essential imperfection is to deny yourself and your own humanity. The spirituality of imperfection, steeped in the rich traditions of the Hebrew prophets and Greek thinkers, Buddhist sages and Christian disciples, is a message as timeless as it is timely. This insightful work draws on the wisdom stories of the ages to provide an extraordinary wellspring of hope and inspiration to anyone thirsting for spiritual growth and guidance in these troubled times. Who are we? Why so we so often fall short of our goals for ourselves and others? By seeking to understand our limitations and accept the inevitably of failure and pain, we being to ease the hurt and move toward a greater sense of serenity and self-awareness. The Spirituality Of Imperfection brings together stories from many spiritual and philosophical paths, weaving past traditions into a spirituality and a new way of thinking and living that works today. It speaks so anyone who yearns to find meaning within suffering. Beyond theory and technique, inside this remarkable book you will find a new way of thinking, a way of living that enables a truly human existence.

The Book of Angels

Book of The Book of Angels
  • Author : Kaya and Christiane Muller
  • Publisher : Universe/City Mikaël (UCM)
  • Isbn : : 2923654056
  • Pages : 695
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit

" When your spirit seeks the meaning of its existence, its loves and its work When you see behind the images and you hear beyond the words When you feel vulnerable and your feelings are beyond your power to control When your body hurts and you don‘t know why When you ask yourself, ‘Why live, if I have to die?’ When faced with the social inequalities and misery of this world, you wonder if God really exists You are ready for initiation You are ready to receive the Knowledge.“ Through The Traditional Study of Angels, rediscover and develop the Angelic States of Consciousness that represent the essence of the Divine qualities and virtues. By reactivating these powerful Angelic Energies in your thoughts, feelings and actions, you will awaken a new way of understanding dreams, signs and synchronicity. Reading the real-life experiences told in this book, discover that the greatest teaching is that which is received through personal experience. Become aware that every event, meeting and word contributes to our evolution. In simple language, Kaya and Christiane Muller share with us the wealth of this teaching and its application to daily life. They share their own experience and that of individuals who practice this ancient path of Knowledge. To meditate with the Angels is to experience spiritual autonomy.