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The Great Partition

By Yasmin Khan
  • ISBN Code: : 0300233647
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : History
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A reappraisal of the tumultuous Partition and how it ignited long-standing animosities between India and Pakistan This new edition of Yasmin Khan’s reappraisal of the tumultuous India-Pakistan Partition features an introduction reflecting on the latest research and on ways in which commemoration of the Partition has changed, and considers the Partition in light of the current refugee crisis. Reviews of the first edition: “A riveting book on this terrible story.”—Economist “Unsparing. . . . Provocative and painful.”—Times (London) “Many histories of Partition focus solely on the elite policy makers. Yasmin Khan’s empathetic account gives a great insight into the hopes, dreams, and fears of the millions affected by it.”—Owen Bennett Jones, BBC

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Timothy George reveals how the sixteenth century?s revolution in theological thinking was fueled by a fresh return to the Scriptures. He underlines several Reformers' unique engagement with the Bible and suggests what their legacy might mean for reading, praying and living out the Scriptures today.

SUMMARY: Fortitude: American Resilience In The Era of Outrage: By Dan Crenshaw | The MW Summary Guide

By The Mindset Warrior
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  • Publisher : KP
  • Book Code : N.a
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  • Category : Study Aids
  • Members : 661
  • Pdf File: summary.pdf

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An Easy to Digest Summary Guide... ★☆BONUS MATERIAL AVAILABLE INSIDE★☆ The Mindset Warrior Summary Guides, provides you with a unique summarized version of the core information contained in the full book, and the essentials you need in order to fully comprehend and apply. Maybe you've read the original book but would like a reminder of the information? ✅ Maybe you haven't read the book, but want a short summary to save time? ✅ Maybe you'd just like a summarized version to refer to in the future? ✅ In any case, The Mindset Warrior Summary Guides can provide you with just that. Inside You'll Learn: ✱ How to approach conflict so that you're not engulfed in emotional outbursts (especially on social media) ✱ Why taking responsibility for everything prevents anxiety and depression ✱ How to use failure as fuel, so that what you do next looks like child's play ✱ What you must never do when someone attacks your beliefs ✱ Why complaining is a good thing—but only in a specific way, and in specific amounts. Lets get Started. Download Your Book Today... NOTE: To Purchase the "Fortitude" (full book); which this is not, simply type in the name of the book in the search bar of your bookstore.

Everyday Karma

By Carmen Harra
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  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Book Code : 0307415201
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 646
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“Wouldn’t it be heavenly to erase the mistakes of the past, eliminate confusion in your daily life, and feel safe about what tomorrow brings? In Everyday Karma I show you exactly how to do that. I demonstrate how day-to-day thoughts and actions can plant karmic seeds in your life that will either blossom like flowers or take over like weeds. This book will guide you into a deep understanding of your own karma and give you the tools to heal the past and discover a more joyful future.” –CARMEN HARRA The author of Everyday Karma is one of the great psychics of our time, a veritable “karmic counselor” whose gifts have enabled her to help presidents, first ladies, Wall Street executives, royalty, and Hollywood celebrities achieve their true destinies. She predicted the collapse of the Soviet Union, John Kennedy Jr.’s death, President Clinton’s impeachment, and major karmic events around the world with better than 90 percent accuracy. Now, in Everyday Karma, she invites you to embark upon a journey of healing and enlightenment–and to start living the life that is yours alone. Through her own spiritual biography (beginning with a near-death experience when she was young), true stories from many of her clients, and her predictions of coming events, you’ll be inspired to initiate your own spiritual evolution. With powerful, specially created meditations, prayers, and visualizations, she helps you resolve your specific problems, even deeply ingrained and self-destructive ways of thinking and behaving. Unique among books about spiritual growth and healing, Everyday Karma emphasizes the great power of the karmic energy within you that is waiting to be tapped–and tells you exactly how to set it free, including how to Enter the invisible world of spirit and light Hear messages from your spirit guide Create karmic relationships Heal karmic wounds and improve your emotional and physical health Discover your karmic life purpose Bring fresh, positive, and balanced energy into your everyday world Most of us live our entire lives with, at best, a vague sense of dissatisfaction that even great fame and wealth seem unable to dispel. This book shows you another way. The lessons that Carmen Harra learned from the invisible world and shares with you here will light your path to a transformed and deeply fulfilled life in the visible world, starting here and now.

Invitation to Church History: World

By John D. Hannah
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  • Publisher : Kregel Academic
  • Book Code : 0825427754
  • Total of Pages : 592
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 420
  • Pdf File: invitation-to-church-history.pdf

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Designed for an educated lay audience and students in introductory college and seminary church history courses, these visually stunning textbooks are carefully written for first-time learners in the subject areas. Invitation to Church History: World walks readers through the story of God's people from Christ to the contemporary church around the world. In these full-color textbooks, many features facilitate learning: photos make the material come alive for the reader; diagrams clarify and distill complex concepts and sets of information; and review materials aid the student in processing and retaining the concepts in each chapter. Readers will gain a clear understanding of the meaning of the gospel, the wonder of divine redemption, and the majesty of God. The story of the church is presented as part of the redemptive history of God and His people. With a conservative, Christ-centered perspective, Hannah writes with fairness and generosity toward diverse views.

The Moonburner Cycle: The Complete Epic Fantasy Series

By Claire Luana
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  • Publisher : Live Edge Publishing
  • Book Code : 1948947005
  • Total of Pages : 1200
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 116
  • Pdf File: the-moonburner-cycle.pdf

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Mulan meets Sarah J. Maas in these four thrilling tales filled with celestial magic, death-defying adventure, and enduring romance. Read the series critics & readers are calling: "Fantastic Fantasy read, Addictive Trilogy." "Epic, this series is beyond Epic!" "I absolutely loved this series, the characters are well thought out and relatable, the burners world is wonderfully imaginative and there are just enough plot twists to keep you glued to your book." "[A] heart pounding, heart shattering ride, that will have you glued to the pages and in tears when it ends." "What a superb series this has been, and this story was a fitting ending to what has become one of my favourite series, ever!" "This series is like coming home." This box set includes all FOUR books in the Moonburner Cycle (which can be read as stand-alones) for one low price!

Bullies and Saints

By John Dickson
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  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Book Code : 0310118379
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 511
  • Pdf File: bullies-and-saints.pdf

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Is the world better off without Christianity? Combining narrative with keen critique of contemporary debates, author and historian John Dickson gives an honest account of 2,000 years of Christian history that helps us understand what Christianity is and what it's meant to be. To say that the Christian Church has an "image problem" doesn't quite capture it. From the Crusades and the Inquisition to the racism and abuse present in today's Church--both in Catholic and Protestant traditions--the institution that Christ established on earth has a lot to answer for. But the Church has also had moments throughout history when it has been in tune with Jesus' teachings--from the rise of charity to the invention of hospitals. For defenders of the faith, it's important to be able to recognize the good and bad in the church's history and be inspired to live aligned with Christ. For skeptics, this book is a thought-provoking introduction to the idea that Christianity is, despite all, an essential foundation of our civilization. Bullies and Saints will take you on a big-picture journey from the Sermon on the Mount to the modern church: Giving contextual accounts of infamous chapters of Christian history, such as the Crusades, and acknowledging their darkness. Outlining the great movements of the faith and defending its heroes and saints, some of whom are not commonly recognized. Examining the Church beside the teachings and life of Jesus and how it has succeeded in its mission to imitate Christ.

The Eternal Circle

By Michael S. Booker
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  • Publisher : 1984 Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 417
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 262
  • Pdf File: the-eternal-circle.pdf

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“Your sisters will die without you. It’s time to come home. It’s time to begin the Circle.” Kendra Scott awakens from a nightmare by an ominous message from her deceased grandmother. Since the devastating passing of her beloved grandmother, the legendary High Priestess of Magic, Claire Roux-Scott, as well as the death of her estranged mother, several years earlier, Kendra has struggled to make a new life and identity for herself, in her ancestral New Orleans, far away from her childhood home of Oakland, California. For the last two years, Kendra has cultivated her talents as a Magic Woman, searched for inner peace, while healing from the wounds of her past. Yet, when Mother Claire comes to Kendra, with the warning that Kendra’s sister, Shannon, as well as her lifelong friends, Angela Stone and Grace Lu, descendants of powerful Magic Women, known as the Eternal Circle, are in danger, Kendra knows that she must face her fears and return home. “Everything comes full circle…” Back in Oakland, Shannon Scott senses the looming peril as well. She too, has experienced the omens of a rising evil and the escalating fears that the Veil that separates the real world and the world of Darkness is diminishing forever. Shannon has struggled to distance herself from magic and all the trauma that it has caused in her family. She has made diligent efforts to keep her close friends from discovering their magical heritage, with the intentions of keeping them normal and safe. However, with Kendra’s sudden return home, as well as a series of abnormal, horrifying events that transforms the lives of all four women, Shannon and the others must accept that magic, in all its chaos and wonder, is perhaps their only salvation. As family tensions flare, secrets are revealed, and terrors are unfolded, the four women will have to face their own individual demons and embrace their gifts of magic. Soon, they will have to unite, against an ancient Order of Dark Magicians, demonic abominations, and ultimately, a timeless, malevolent, and preternatural force that has awakened and is coming, not just for their magic, but for their souls.

The Kufr of Not “Blindly Following”

By Sayyid Rami al Rifai
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  • Publisher : Sunnah Muakada
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 32
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 465
  • Pdf File: the-kufr-of-not-blindly-following.pdf

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The Prophet (saws) established in a number of narration’s that we should stick to the main body of the Ummah: “My community will not come together on misguidance.”; “A group of my community will continue on truth until the coming of the Hour.”; “Whoever leaves the community or separates himself from it by the length of a span, dies the death of the Jahiliyya (period of kufr prior to Islam).”;”You have to follow the congregation for verily Allah will not make the largest group of Muhammad’s community agree on error.”; “Whoever among you wants to be in the middle of Paradise, let him cling to the congregation.”; “Shaytan is a wolf like the wolf that preys on sheep, taking the isolated and the stray among them; therefore, avoid factionalism and keep to the congregation and the collective and the masjid.”; “Verily Allah has protected my Community from agreeing upon error.”; “Allah’s hand is over the group, and whoever dissents from them departs to hell.”; “Allah’s hand is over the group, follow the largest group, for verily whoever dissents from them departs to hell.” Who the Main body is has not changed for the past 1400 years, and that is the Madhhabs (Hanaf, Shafii, Maliki, Hanbali), this work discusses the implications of these Ahadith in our time and presents demographics for the muslim world showing what the muslim world follows along with an assessment of what this means in relation to the signs of the hour. Visit the forum and blog @ http://SunnahMuakadah.com/

Who is the Main body of The Ummah: Muslim Demographics

By Sayyid Rami al Rifai
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  • Publisher : Sunnah Muakada
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 20
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 904
  • Pdf File: who-is-the-main-body-of-the-ummah.pdf

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The Prophet established in many narration’s that we should stick to the main body of the Muslim community (Ummah), it's largest group. He (saws) said, “My community will not come together on misguidance”...”You have to follow the congregation for verily Allah will not make the largest group of Muhammad’s community agree on error.”... “Whoever among you wants to be in the middle of Paradise, let him cling to the congregation.”... “Shaytan is a wolf like the wolf that preys on sheep, taking the isolated and the stray among them; therefore, avoid factionalism and keep to the congregation and the collective and the masjid.”... “Allah’s hand is over the group, and whoever dissents from them departs to hell.”... “Allah’s hand is over the group, follow the largest group, for verily whoever dissents from them departs to hell”. This work looks into the demographics of the muslim world to find out who the main body of the muslim community is, and then discusses this significance to the times we are living in as they are mentioned in the ahadith regarding the signs of the hour. Visit the forum and blog @ http://SunnahMuakadah.com/

Syama Prasad Mookerjee, the Hindu Dissent and the Partition of Bengal, 1932-1947

By Chhanda Chatterjee
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1000163784
  • Total of Pages : 442
  • Category : History
  • Members : 440
  • Pdf File: syama-prasad-mookerjee-the-hindu-dissent-and-the-partition-of-bengal-1932-1947.pdf

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This study on Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee will help the readers understand the circumstances under which he assumed the leading role in the carving out the province of West Bengal from the littoral that was soon to become the province of East Pakistan. The role of Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee in demanding the separation of the Hindu majority districts in the western half of Bengal from the proposed East Pakistan has not been studied so far or documented. The ‘Right’ historians today try to view it as a great triumph for the Hindus while ‘Secular’ ones try to paint Syama Prasad as an ‘arch communalist’. Underlying both versions of the story is an assumption that the partition of Bengal was a much sought after goal pursued by Syama Prasad. Yet an impassioned examination of the actual documents show that Syama Prasad tried to work out a formula for the co-existence of the Hindus and the Muslims till the very last. Only when all attempts, including that of Mahatma Gandhi in the dark days of the Noakhali riots, failed to dissuade the Muslim League from trying to push the subcontinent towards partition that Syama Prasad launched his drive for the separation of the western districts of Bengal from East Pakistan. Partition was the bane of the Hindu Mahasabha. They had called a hartal on 3 July 1947 to register their disapproval of the idea. But once partition gained acceptance at all levels, beginning from the Congress to the Viceroy Lord Mountbatten, Syama Prasad saw no alternative to making the best of a bad bargain and pushed for partition. The bloodbath of 16 August 1946 in Calcutta and the reprehensible violation of Hindu women in Noakhali the following October cast the die. He took a leaf out of Master Tara Singh's plans in the Punjab for the regrouping of the provinces by isolating the non-Muslim population from the Muslim majority zones. The Congress Working Committee took the same line passing a resolution on 8 March 1947 in favour of the isolation of the non-Muslim areas in the Punjab from the predominantly Muslim ones. This strengthened Syama Prasad’s case for the partition of Bengal. However, this was a last resort measure failing all other options. Please note: This title is co-published with Manohar Publishers, Delhi. Taylor & Francis does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

The Baltic States and Their Region

By David James Smith
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  • Publisher : Rodopi
  • Book Code : 9042016663
  • Total of Pages : 322
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 861
  • Pdf File: the-baltic-states-and-their-region.pdf

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With EU and NATO membership for the Baltic States now a reality, this volume examines the relationship of the three countries, their constituent peoples and their surrounding region to the wider Europe, both historically and in the period since 1991. In particular, the contributors seek to locate the Baltic area within the manifold debates surrounding the concepts of "new" and "old". Europe, including those occasioned by the current conflict in Iraq. Covering issues of identity, sovereignty, minority rights, security and relations with Russia the work assesses the likely contribution of this region to an enlarged Euro-Atlantic community. It will appeal to specialists and students in the fields of area studies, history, politics and international relations.

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Ecology

By John Hart
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 1118465539
  • Total of Pages : 560
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 937
  • Pdf File: the-wiley-blackwell-companion-to-religion-and-ecology.pdf

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In the face of the current environmental crisis—which clearly has moral and spiritual dimensions—members of all the world’s faiths have come to recognize the critical importance of religion’s relationship to ecology. The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Ecology offers a comprehensive overview of the history and the latest developments in religious engagement with environmental issues throughout the world. Newly commissioned essays from noted scholars of diverse faiths and scientific traditions present the most cutting-edge thinking on religion’s relationship to the environment. Initial readings explore the ways traditional concepts of nature in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and other religious traditions have been shaped by the environmental crisis. Readings then address the changing nature of theology and religious thought in response to the challenges of protecting the environment. Various conceptual issues and themes that transcend individual traditions—climate change, bio-ethics, social justice, ecofeminism, and more—are then analyzed before a final section examines some of the immediate challenges we face in caring for the Earth while looking to the future of religious environmentalism. Timely and thought-provoking, Companion to Religion and Ecology offers illuminating insights into the role of religion in the ongoing struggle to secure the future well-being of our natural world. With a foreword by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, and an Afterword by John Cobb

The Sufi Experience

By Sharon Marcus
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  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Book Code : 1329482883
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  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 453
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A tradition on the nature of consciousness offers a platform to build an ascent to the revelations of divine wisdom, mysteries as irrelevant to the molecules and atoms of science as they are to the assumptions of psychology. It is a systematic analysis based on presumptions of faith in God and the determination to make that faith deeper and deeper, based in fact, on the longing and hunger of the soul to know its source, its origin, to merge in a blissful union of one with One. We turn to God as the truth, the truth as an absolute both knowable and attainable through the purification of true prayer. Presenting the relevations and experiences of someone dedicated to the Sufi path, this book is for anyone who ever wanted the miraculous in such abundance it would seem ordinary.