Author: Wylie, J. A.
Publisher: Delmarva Publications, Inc.
Release Date: 2015-08-15
This was originally published as a large 24 book set. All 24 books are published here in one volume. There is a linked table of contents to all 24 book at the beginning of the volume, as well as a fully descriptive table of contents at the beginning of each book. The History of Protestantism' by J. A. Wylie, is an incredibly inspiring work. It pulls back the divine curtain and reveals God's hand in the affairs of His church during the Protestant Reformation. Through the centuries, the sacrifices and victories of God's faithful people have often been obscured and forgotten. Now once again, you can read the fascinating story of how truth triumphed over error, principle over falsehood, and light over darkness. While Wylie is intent on telling the story of Protestantism he in many places travel back to the middle ages and picks up the story and heads forward to the reformation of the sixteenth century. When reading Wylie is thrilled to see just that men and woman stood for truth and in doing so maid a way for truth to prevail in the end. Wylie’s ability as a scholar and author are apparent in every chapter of these seas. Anyone interested in knowing about the history of the Christian Church would be truly in lighted by reading this work of Dr. Wylie on the history of Protestantism'. His disposition to use the pen as a mighty “Sword of the LORD” (Judges 7:18) is evidenced through out this work. CONTENTS Book One - Protestantism in Scotland Book Two - Wicliffe and His Times, or Advent of Protestantism Book Three - John Huss and the Hussite Wars Book Four - Christendom at the Opening of the Sixteenth Century Book Five - History of Protestantism in Germany to the Leipsic Disputation, 1519 Book Six - From the Leipsic Disputation to the Diet at Worms, 1521 Book Seven - Protestantism in England, From the Times of Wicliffe to Those of Henry VIII Book Eight - History of Protestantism in Switzerland From A.D. 1516 to Its Establishment at Zurich, 1525 Book Nine - History of Protestantism From the Diet of Worms, 1521, to the Augsburg Confession, 1530 Book Ten - Rise and Establishment of Protestantism in Sweden and Denmark Book Eleven - Protestantism in Switzerland From Its Establishment in Zurich (1525) to the Death of Zwingli (1531) Book Twelve - Protestantism in Germany From the Augsburg Confession to the Peace of Passau Book Thirteen - From Rise of Protestantism in France (1510) to Publication of the Institutes (1536) Book Fourteen - Rise and Establishment of Protestantism at Geneva Book Fifteen - The Jesuits Book Sixteen - Protestantism in the Waldensian Valleys Book Seventeen - Protestantism in France From Death of Francis I (1547) to Edict of Nantes (1598) Book Eighteen - History of Protestantism in the Netherlands Book Nineteen - Protestantism in Poland and Bohemia Book Twenty - Protestantism in Hungary and Transylvania Book Twenty-one - The Thirty Years’ War Book Twenty-two - Protestantism in France From Death of Henry IV (1610) to the Revolution (1789) Book Twenty-three - Protestantism in England From the Times of Henry VIII Book Twenty-four - Progress From the First to the Fourteenth Century
Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2015-03-05
Vintage Feminism: classic feminist texts in short form WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NATALIE HAYNES When this book was first published in 1949 it was to outrage and scandal. Never before had the case for female liberty been so forcefully and successfully argued. De Beauvoir’s belief that ‘One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman’ switched on light bulbs in the heads of a generation of women and began a fight for greater equality and economic independence. These pages contain the key passages of the book that changed perceptions of women forever. TRANSLATED BY CONSTANCE BORDE AND SHEILA MALOVANY-CHEVALLIER ANNOTATED AND INTRODUCED BY MARTINE REID
The latest in the outrageous Babylon Series, The Kennedys is an intergenerational archive of embarrassments showcasing the libidinous indiscretions and extramarital romps of America's horniest political tribe. Revelations include JFK's secret affairs with some of America's most famous strippers, the late President's list of screen goddess seductions, Truman Capote's description of the President's penis and Peter Lawford's porn movie of JFK and MM together in a bathtub. Parts of the book also focus on Bobby, Teddy, Joe - and of course Jackie!
Author: Robert Anderson
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
Release Date: 2007-12-01
He was one of the most popular lay preachers and Christian apologists of his day: Sir Robert Anderson devoutly believed that the Bible was the inerrant word of God, and in this popular 1881 book-a companion to his Daniel in the Critics' Den-he mounts a defense of the prophetic Old Testament Book of Daniel, an early example of apocalyptic philosophy in Christianity. Students of the Bible will appreciate this historically valuable attempt to set straight the many controversies surrounding Daniel regarding its authorship and even the date of its writing. And anyone interested in the apocalyptic fervor of modern-day fundamentalist Christianity will find this an instructive and enlightening read. While at Scotland Yard, Irish police official and religious scholar SIR ROBERT ANDERSON (1841-1918) helped investigate the Jack the Ripper murders, but he is best remembered for his works of Bible study, including Forgotten Truths and The Silence of God.
For the first time, the full story of what happened when Frank Sinatra brought his best pals to party in a land called Vegas. January 1960. Las Vegas is at its smooth, cool peak. The Strip is a jet-age theme park, and the greatest singer in the history of American popular music summons a group of friends there to make a movie. One is an insouciant singer of Italian songs, ex-partner to the most popular film comedian of the day. One is a short, black, Jewish, one-eyed, singing, dancing wonder. One is an upper-crust British pretty boy turned degenerate B-movie actor, brother-in-law to an ascendant politician. And one is a stiff-shouldered comic with the quintessential Borscht Belt emcee's knack for needling one-liners. The architectonically sleek marquee of the Sands Hotel announces their presence simply by listing their names: FRANK SINATRA. DEAN MARTIN. SAMMY DAVIS, JR. PETER LAWFORD. JOEY BISHOP. Around them an entire cast gathers: actors, comics, singers, songwriters, gangsters, politicians, and women, as well as thousands of starstruck everyday folks who fork over pocketfuls of money for the privilege of basking in their presence. They call themselves The Clan. But to an awed world, they are known as The Rat Pack. They had it all. Fame. Gorgeous women. A fabulous playground of a city and all the money in the world. The backing of fearsome crime lords and the blessing of the President of the United States. But the dark side--over the thin line between pleasure and debauchery, between swinging self-confidence and brutal arrogance--took its toll. In four years, their great ride was over, and showbiz was never the same. Acclaimed Jerry Lewis biographer Shawn Levy has written a dazzling portrait of a time when neon brightness cast sordid shadows. It was Frank's World, and we just lived in it. From the Hardcover edition.
A prominent Jew says the "Holocaust" is a propaganda myth which has turned into an extortion racket; Germany was mostly innocent for the outbreak of WWII; Hitler has been unjustly vilified; a powerful Jewish-dominated plutocracy has been behind the World Wars, just like behind many revolutions, wars, and other types of bloody "regime changes."
Author: Steven L. Danver
Release Date: 2010-12-22
Covering prehistoric times to the modern era, this fascinating resource presents pro-and-con arguments regarding unresolved, historic controversies throughout the development of the world. • Includes 58 chapters in four volumes that address significant historical questions focused upon topics such as the Old Testament, the Roman Empire, the historic Buddha, William Shakespeare, the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and weapons of mass destruction • Provides a pro-and-con debate format that encourages readers to evaluate the validity of arguments and evidence
In Power from on High, Charles Finney boldly uncovers the awful truth that today’s Christians, even Church leaders, are sadly lacking from the critical gift of power, but he offers hope as he reveals the wonderful fact that this power is available to every Christian who dares ask for it in faith.
Precious Bible Promises brings together select passages of the Bible with the succinct analysis of preacher, scholar and doctor of divinity Samuel Clarke. A classic text for Bible study, and a perfect introduction to the lessons of the Bible for the uninitiated, Precious Bible Promises contains hundreds of quotations which inspire faith. Designed as a handbook to help with life's myriad trials and troubles, this book is certain to provide peace of mind and comfort with any problems to surface. Samuel Clarke spent his life in the service of the Anglican ministry. His studied readings of the Bible, combined with philosophical insights that impressed the scholarly establishment of England, made his books popular during and after his lifetime. Perhaps the most famous event in Clarke's life were the Boyle Lectures of 1704, whereby he drew upon his faith and reason to present a convincing assessment of intelligence. For his part, Clarke believed that faith and science could be reconciled. Subscribing to the Newtonian physics conceived during his lifetime, he advanced a view that such discoveries could be reconciled with the Biblical canon and be part of the outlook of Christian believers. It was thus that two parts of his being - that devoted to the Christian faith, and that which regarded reason and science - were sincerely appropriated into Clarke's written works.