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The Hound of Rowan

By Henry H. Neff
  • ISBN Code: : 9780375890772
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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MAX MCDANIELS LIVES a quiet life in the suburbs of Chicago, until the day he stumbles upon a mysterious Celtic tapestry. Many strange people are interested in Max and his tapestry. His discovery leads him to Rowan Academy, a secret school where great things await him. But dark things are waiting, too. When Max learns that priceless artworks and gifted children are disappearing, he finds himself in the crossfire of an ancient struggle between good and evil. To survive, he'll have to rely on a network of agents and mystics, the genius of his roommate, and the frightening power awakening within him.

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With over 1780 entries, Szabo and Kuefler offer the largest and most heavily annotated bibliography on the Tapestry ever written.

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  • Pdf File: myriads-of-joy.pdf

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This anthology of poems is based on personal experiences, childhood memories, travels, work, Singaporean local culture, observations, imagination and an interview. The poems give an interesting angle to the subjects, sometimes funny, but always positive. Quite a few poems emanate from a joy of tasting and eating food. Some poems are about the things we treasure, personal strength and lovable animals. Some poems take you to other countries for a measure of freshness. These poems were written around 2013-14 and 2015-2020. The subjects are precious treasures to me - their sights, sounds, smells and feelings aroused. Some interesting personalities of Singapore are included. By publishing the poems, I hope the reader will be enthused, enthralled and amused. I do not describe the poems at this point in order to let the readers appreciate the poems later when they actually read the book.

The Tapestry of Christian Theology

By Gregory C. Higgins
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  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Book Code : 9780809141203
  • Total of Pages : 214
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 562
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This unique and supremely readable textbook recounts the thought of nine influential twentieth-century theologians in the light of biblical narrative to better understand the Christian life. By drawing upon the achievement of major thinkers--Rosemary Ruether, Gustavo Gutierrez, Reinhold Niebuhr, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Karl Rahner, Jurgen Moltmann, Hans Kung, Yves Congar, and Wolfhart Pannenberg--and rooting it within the rich fabric of its biblical context--Creation, Exodus, Conquest, Exile, the Incarnation, the Crucifixion, the Resurrection, Pentecost and the End of Time--The Tapestry of Christian Theology traverses a landscape both historical and spiritual, one that traces and encourages a new understanding of both perspectives, and illumines a greater insight into our own lives. Here is a rigorous and wide ranging textbook for college theology courses, also suitable for the general reader.

The Tapestry of Reason

By Amalia Amaya
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1782255176
  • Total of Pages : 560
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 453
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In recent years coherence theories of law and adjudication have been extremely influential in legal scholarship. These theories significantly advance the case for coherentism in law. Nonetheless, there remain a number of problems in the coherence theory in law. This ambitious new work makes the first concerted attempt to develop a coherence-based theory of legal reasoning, and in so doing addresses, or at least mitigates these problems. The book is organized in three parts. The first part provides a critical analysis of the main coherentist approaches to both normative and factual reasoning in law. The second part investigates the coherence theory in a number of fields that are relevant to law: coherence theories of epistemic justification, coherentist approaches to belief revision and theory-choice in science, coherence theories of practical and moral reasoning and coherence-based approaches to discourse interpretation. Taking this interdisciplinary analysis as a starting point, the third part develops a coherence-based model of legal reasoning. While this model builds upon the standard theory of legal reasoning, it also leads to rethinking some of the basic assumptions that characterize this theory, and suggests some lines along which it may be further developed. Thus, ultimately, the book not only improves upon the current state of coherence theory in law, but also contributes to the larger debate about how to articulate a theory of legal reasoning that results in better decision-making.

The Lost Tapestries of the City of Ladies

By Susan Groag Bell
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  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Book Code : 9780520928787
  • Total of Pages : 271
  • Category : History
  • Members : 536
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Like a particularly good detective story, this richly textured book follows tantalizing clues in its hunt for a group of missing artistic masterpieces. Susan Bell recounts both her long search for a series of sixteenth-century tapestries that celebrated women and her efforts to understand their meaning for Queen Elizabeth I of England and the other powerful women who owned them. Opening a new window on the lives of noblewomen in the Renaissance, the brilliantly colored tapestries that were the ultimate artistic luxury of the day, and the popular and influential fourteenth-century writer Christine de Pizan, Bell pursues a compelling tale that moves from centuries past to today. The tapestries around which this story revolves are linked to Christine de Pizan's Book of the City of Ladies (1405), orginally published six hundred years ago in 1405. The book is a tribute to women that honors two hundred female warriors, scientists, queens, philosophers, and builders of cities. Though twenty-five manuscripts of the City of Ladies still exist, references to tapestries based on the book are elusive. Bell takes us along as she tracks down records of six sets of tapestries whose owners included Elizabeth I of England; Margaret of Austria; and Anne of Brittany, Queen of France. Bell examines the intriguing details of these women's lives—their arranged marriages, their power, their affairs of state—asking what interest they had in owning these particular tapestries. Could the tapestries have represented their thinking? As she reveals the historical, linguistic, and cultural aspects of this unique story, Bell also gives a fascinating account of medieval and early-Renaissance tapestry production and of Christine de Pizan's remarkable life and legacy.

Warped

By Maurissa Guibord
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  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Book Code : 0375896465
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 683
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Book Short Summary:

Tessa doesn't believe in magic. Or Fate. But there's something weird about the dusty unicorn tapestry she discovers in a box of old books. She finds the creature woven within it compelling and frightening. After the tapestry comes into her possession, Tessa experiences dreams of the past and scenes from a brutal hunt that she herself participated in. When she accidentally pulls a thread from the tapestry, Tessa releases a terrible centuries old secret. She also meets William de Chaucy, an irresistible 16th-century nobleman. His fate is as inextricably tied to the tapestry as Tessa's own. Together, they must correct the wrongs of the past. But then the Fates step in, making a tangled mess of Tessa's life. Now everyone she loves will be destroyed unless Tessa does their bidding and defeats a cruel and crafty ancient enemy.

Christina’s Tapestry

By N. J. Walters
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  • Publisher : Beyond The Page
  • Book Code : 1946069744
  • Total of Pages : 77
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 425
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The first book in the steamy Tapestries series by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author N. J. Walters! “Filled with lush details and interesting characters, this is a sexy read with a heroine who’s a strong woman with spirit.” —RT Book Reviews Captivated by a lush tapestry she sees in a shop window, Christina Beaumont impulsively buys it, never imagining how that one action will change her life. The magical tapestry not only transports her to a world that resembles medieval Earth, but also into the arms of two massive warriors who both want to claim her. Jarek and Marc, brothers of the House of Garen, are elated to discover the tapestry has delivered Christina to them, but ancient tradition dictates that they must compete for the right to be her husband. Both separately and together, the two will indulge Christina in every sensual way possible, taking her to passionate heights beyond even her most intense fantasies. As the time for Christina to choose between the two men draws near, she is confronted with another option: she can return to her own modern world. Fearing their loss, Jarek and Marc will join forces to convince Christina to stay with them, even as they fight a rival family for the right to keep her as their very own . . . “Christina’s Tapestry is definitely a keeper.” —Night Owl Reviews, 4 Stars “N. J. Walters has penned another awesome book that is sure to become a keeper, and readers eagerly await her next book.” —Romance Junkies