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Adam Speaks: How I Lost Paradise

By Adam Pro
  • ISBN Code: : 1453525556
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 214
  • Category : Fiction
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Adam speaks The story of Adam and Eve is known throughout the world. It is a tale passed down through the beginning of humanity that is believed by Christians, Jews and Muslims alike. There isn’t much to it other than the creation of man and woman and the loss of paradise attributed to their disobedience in biting an apple from a forbidden tree. This book gives a detailed portrayal of the familiar story from the perspective of Adam. It tells of the relationship Adam had with God before and after Eve was created and before and after the fall as well. As a consequence to Adam’s sin he is doomed to live many lives to witness the effect it has on mankind throughout history to the present day. Adam narrates significant events of history such as the fall of Satan, the first murder, the great flood and the origins of the Jewish, Christian and Muslim nations. Along the way he explains mysteries like creation, evolution, giants, dinosaurs, reincarnation and the spiritual laws that control the universe. As Adam tells his story he produces a scathing diatribe directed at organized religion with the passion only the one and only original man can muster. This story is thought provoking and entertaining and should appeal to fans of fiction and non fiction, believers, non believers and lovers of philosophy.

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  • Pdf File: canon-covenant-and-christology.pdf

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The divine inspiration of Scripture may be confidently affirmed from Paul's epistles. However, it is hard to find such an explicit approach from Jesus and the Gospels. In this NSBT volume, Matthew Barrett argues that Jesus and the apostles have just as convictional a doctrine of Scripture as Paul or Peter, but it will only be discovered if the Gospels are read within their own canonical horizon and covenantal context.

Expecting Adam

By Martha Beck
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  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Book Code : 0307954013
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 238
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Book Short Summary:

"He says you'll never be hurt as much by being open as you have been by remaining closed." The messenger is a school janitor with a master's in art history who claims to be channeling "from both sides of the veil." "He" is Adam, a three-year-old who has never spoken an intelligible word. And the message is intended for Martha Beck, Adam's mother, who doesn't know whether to make a mad dash for the door to escape a raving lunatic (after all, how many conversations like this one can you have before you stop getting dinner party invitations and start pushing a mop yourself?) or accept another in a series of life lessons from an impeccable but mysterious source. From the moment Martha and her husband, John, accidentally conceived their second child, all hell broke loose. They were a couple obsessed with success. After years of matching IQs and test scores with less driven peers, they had two Harvard degrees apiece and were gunning for more. They'd plotted out a future in the most vaunted ivory tower of academe. But the dream had begun to disintegrate. Then, when their unborn son, Adam, was diagnosed with Down syndrome, doctors, advisers, and friends in the Harvard community warned them that if they decided to keep the baby, they would lose all hope of achieving their carefully crafted goals. Fortunately, that's exactly what happened. Expecting Adam is a poignant, challenging, and achingly funny chronicle of the extraordinary nine months of Martha's pregnancy. By the time Adam was born, Martha and John were propelled into a world in which they were forced to redefine everything of value to them, put all their faith in miracles, and trust that they could fly without a net. And it worked. Martha's riveting, beautifully written memoir captures the abject terror and exhilarating freedom of facing impending parentdom, being forced to question one's deepest beliefs, and rewriting life's rules. It is an unforgettable celebration of the everyday magic that connects human souls to each other.

Married by Mistake: Mr. Whitman's Sinner Wife

By Sixteenth Child
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  • Publisher : Singapore New Reading Technology Pte Ltd
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 158
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 672
  • Pdf File: married.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Madeline Crawford has loved Jeremy Whitman for twelve years, but ultimately it was him who sent her to prison. In between her suffering and pain, she had to witness her man fall in love with another woman…Five years later, she has returned with renewed strength, no longer the same woman he belittled years ago!With this newfound strength, she will tear apart those who pretend to be pure and step on the scums of this earth. However, just as she is about to have her revenge with the man who wronged her… He suddenly turns from a cold, unfeeling psychopath, to a caring, warm and loving man!In fact, he even kisses her feet in front of a crowd, all while promising her, “Madeline, I was wrong to love another. From now on, I will spend the rest of my life trying to make it up to you.” To which Madeline replies, “I’ll only forgive you if you....die.”

The Skull of Adam

By Larry Herrin
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  • Publisher : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1635755972
  • Total of Pages : 134
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 572
  • Pdf File: the-skull-of-adam.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In Holy Scripture, words mean things! Why is the "place of the skull" so important when three of the four Gospels mention Golgotha? Inquiring minds long before ago answered that question! It may not be because the rock formation resembles a skull. It may have deeper meaning. Perhaps as some church fathers believed, Adam is buried on Calvary. In this book, that contention is explored. Did Adam lose his significance at his death, or is there a link throughout the Scripture? That may never be known, but the thought is intriguing. This is a work of fiction, but in the stories of biblical characters, there seems to be much more implied than said. John made that clear when he wrote his Gospel. Since Jesus was here in the beginning, where was he? He was always there! He still is always with us! The skull of Adam is used herein to present essential doctrines in a casual conversational manner. It is all about the mystery of God. The mystery revealed is that in all times, the Scripture is all about Jesus. What is said in these conversations explain the words of Jesus before he was ever born.

Oman Reborn

By Linda Pappas Funsch
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 1137502010
  • Total of Pages : 245
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 152
  • Pdf File: oman-reborn.pdf

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The Sultanate of Oman is one of the few "good news" stories to have emerged from the Middle East in recent memory. This book traces the narrative of a little-known and relatively stable Arab country whose history of independence, legacy of interaction with diverse cultures, and enlightened modern leadership have transformed it in less than fifty years from an isolated medieval-style potentate to a stable, dynamic, and largely optimistic country. At the heart of this fascinating story is Oman’s sultan, Qaboos bin Sa’id, friend to both East and West, whose unique leadership style has resulted in both domestic and foreign policy achievements during more than four decades in office. Exploring Oman from a historical perspective, Funsch examines how the country’s unique blend of tradition and modernization has enabled it to succeed while others in the region have failed. Accounts of the author’s own experiences with Oman’s transformation add rich layers of depth, texture, and personality to the narrative.

Paraphrases on the Epistles to the Corinthians, Ephesians, Philippans, Colossians, and Thessalonians

By Desiderius Erasmus
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  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Book Code : 1442691778
  • Total of Pages : 760
  • Category : History
  • Members : 171
  • Pdf File: paraphrases-on-the-epistles-to-the-corinthians-ephesians-philippans-colossians-and-thessalonians.pdf

Book Short Summary:

As part of his effort to make the Bible an effective instrument of reform in society, church, and everyday life, Erasmus composed the Paraphrases. In these series of texts, the Holy Scripture provides the core of a work that is vastly expanded to embrace the reforming "philosophy of Christ" in all of its forms. This volume contains two sets of Paraphrases, one on the Corinthian letters (circa. 1519), and the other on the group of letters from the Ephesians to the Thessalonians (circa. 1520). The first set presents an epistolary narrative which not only enlivens the events described but revisits them from a sixteenth-century perspective. Together, they form a sharpened portrait of the primitive Corinthian church and an intriguing critique of the church as it was in Erasmus's time. The second set, Ephesians to Thessalonians, offers an interpretation of Pauline theology with humanistic overtones that are distinctively Erasmian. In these Paraphrases, we see the craft of the philologist at work in the articulation of the doctrine of the Trinity, the humanist depicting Christ with an unmistakably human sensibility, and the artist discussing familiar theological virtues of faith and love in a new way. Apart from providing the first complete English translations of these Paraphrases since 1549, this volume gives excellent insight into the fundamentals of Erasmian theology and includes annotations which highlight the historical and linguistic implications of Erasmus's original texts.

Between Past and Future

By Sorin Antohi,Vladimir Tismaneanu
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  • Publisher : Central European University Press
  • Book Code : 9789639116719
  • Total of Pages : 414
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 131
  • Pdf File: between-past-and-future.pdf

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"The list of contributors is impressive withnot a single dull chapter...; the editors are to be congratulated for making available such a stimulating and timely, if not timeless, collection" - Slavic Review "[T]his is a book that will serve many intellectual tastes and interests, and that will certainly prove thought provoking for anyone who reads it... I recommend it to anybody who wants to witness the analythical depth and span with which the meaning of 1989 can be approached." - Extremism & Democracy The tenth anniversary of the collapse of communism in Central and Eastern Europe provides the starting point for this thought-provoking analysis. Between Past and Future reflects upon the past ten years and considers what lies ahead for the future. An international group of distinguished academics and public intellectuals, including former dissidents and active politicians, engage in a lively exchange on the antecedents, causes, contexts, meanings and legacies of the 1989 revolutions. At a crossroads between past and future, the contributors to this seminal volume address all the crucial issues -- liberal democracy and its enemies, modernity and discontent, economic reforms and their social impact, ethnicity, nationalism and religion, geopolitics, electoral systems and political power, European integration and the tragic demise of Yugoslavia. Based on the results of recent research on the ideologies behind one of the most dramatic systematic transformations in world history, and including contributions from some of the world's leading experts, Between Past and Future is an essential reference book for scholars and students of all levels, policy-makers, journalists and the general reader interested in the past and future prospects of Central & Eastern Europe

Salvation and the Spiritual Walk, Level 2

By Apostle Dr. June H. Lawrence
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1463432623
  • Total of Pages : 608
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 759
  • Pdf File: salvation-and-the-spiritual-walk-level-2.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This text entitled Salvation and the Spiritual Walk is a self taught, Intermediate Educational resource, designed for Bible Class and or Bible School. It is a continuation of Salvation and Spiritual Growth. Once you have completed Salvation and the Spiritual Walk, you will already know the meaning of the title of my matured Level 3 self taught text, Salvation with a Faith Walk. This three part textbook collection on Christian faith is unique for three reasons. (1) It is designed to be self taught. (2) It has the authors’comments on each subject noted. (3) Lastly, it is a book within a book, complete with answers to each question in the back with additional comments. Remember, there are no failures, only opportunities.

Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines

By Patricia Monaghan, PhD
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  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Book Code : 1608682188
  • Total of Pages : 448
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 145
  • Pdf File: encyclopedia-of-goddesses-and-heroines.pdf

Book Short Summary:

More Than 1,000 Goddesses & Heroines from around the World Groundbreaking scholar Patricia Monaghan spent her life researching, writing about, and documenting goddesses and heroines from all religions and all corners of the globe. Her work demonstrated that from the beginning of recorded history, goddesses reigned alongside their male counterparts as figures of inspiration and awe. Drawing on anthropology, folklore, literature, and psychology, Monaghan’s vibrant and accessible encyclopedia covers female deities from Africa, the eastern Mediterranean, Asia and Oceania, Europe, and the Americas, as well as every major religious tradition.

Psyche Reborn

By Susan Stanford Friedman
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  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Book Code : 9780253115553
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 392
  • Pdf File: psyche-reborn.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"... a major study of the poetry." -- Sandra M. Gilbert, New York Times Book Review "... the first book-length study to approach H.D. from a feminist perspective.... Psyche Reborn is a valuable book not only for H.D. specialists but also for those interested in twentieth-century intellectual history." -- Cheryl Walker, Signs "... lucid, deeply informed assessment... " -- Joanne Felt Diehl, Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature "Indiana University Press should be heartily commended for promoting Psyche Reborn in paperback, hence making this vital critical work more widely available." -- Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter "... a richly documented, polemical, and intelligent study... Friedman's is a splendid and rewarding achievement." -- The Year's Work in English Studies