We know very little about the sacrificial journey those unknown prophets set out on in order to meet the Messiah 2000 years ago. Sometimes a poem offers just enough insight to help us imagine history in a fresh way.
Author: Luigi Campi
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Free will and determinism
De scientia Dei (On God's Knowledge) is one of the few major texts by John Wyclif that has not already been published. According to John A. Robson, the De scientia Dei is 'in some way, the most important of all the treatises' of Wyclif's so-called Summa de ente. It was probably written in1372, when the editorial project of the Summa de ente was in its final stages, and when Wyclif was at the peak of his academic career. In it he deals with God's knowledge as a divine attribute, presents his peculiar view of God's knowledge as a relation of reason, distinguishes between God'sknowledge of creatures in their intelligible being and in their actual existence, and argues in favour of a compatibilism between God's foreknowledge of future events and the liberty of human will. In this connection, a long section is also devoted to questions about the doctrine of salvation, andto the first elaborated exposition of Wyclif's doctrine of grace. The edition is preceded by a historical and doctrinal introduction, enabling the reader to situate the tract within the framework of Wyclif's own production and to appreciate the relevance of some of the topics faced in the text in the light of the development of Wyclif's theological andphilosophical thought.
Author: Mary J. Forbes
Release Date: 2008-02-01
Sleeping with the enemy? Newly minted doctor Ella Wilder just wanted to follow in her father's footsteps and practice medicine—even as a conglomerate vied to take over her family's beloved hospital. Then said company's executive accidentally lost his footing and shattered his leg on the grounds of Walnut River General. As the new orthopedist on staff, Ella rose to the occasion. J. D. Sumner intended the trip to his hometown to be strictly business. But the sparks that flew between him and his beautiful, talented doctor were worthy of medical attention. And he wasn't exactly sure of his condition, but Ella might just be the antidote to J.D.'s hardened heart.…
Am I my brother's keeper? If I'd known I had a brother, I might have been. But he's dead—shot point-blank in a rat-hole apartment, wasted by hunger and heroin. Stephen Gaines, a man with whom I shared nothing…except a father. For some reason this stranger who shared my blood came to me for help…and I blew him off thinking he was just some junkie. Now I'm forced to question everything I ever knew…and figure out why this man was murdered in cold blood. All I can do for Stephen Gaines now is find his killer—and with the help of Amanda Davies uncover the whole, hard truth. If it means tracking down a vicious drug kingpin—who may or may not exist—then so be it….
Author: K. David Harrison
Publisher: National Geographic Books
Release Date: 2010-09-21
Genre: Social Science
Part travelogue and part scientist's notebook, The Last Speakers is the poignant chronicle of author K. David Harrison's expeditions around the world to meet with last speakers of vanishing languages. The speakers' eloquent reflections and candid photographs reveal little-known lifeways as well as revitalization efforts to teach disappearing languages to younger generations. Thought-provoking and engaging, this unique book illuminates the global language-extinction crisis through photos, graphics, interviews, traditional wisdom never before translated into English, and first-person essays that thrillingly convey the adventure of science and exploration.
Drama ensues when an English teacher, who is having a sizzling affair with the star basketball player in her high school, is found in a compromising position by her ex-husband - who is also the boy's coach.
Author: Helen Agger
Release Date: 2008
Following Nimishoomis provides a detailed history of the Namegosibiing Trout Lake community in northwestern Ontario through the life story of Dedibaayaanimanook Sarah Keesick Olsen as told by her daughter. Namegosibiing was Dedibaayaanimanook's ancestral homeland where she was born in 1922 and where she gained firsthand knowledge about traditional teachings and ways of life. The story reveals, the many challenges faced by her community in that critical period of change in the early part of the 20th century. Dedibaayaanimanook grew up in a way that was hardly touched by Europeans, witnessed at a young age their increasing encroachment, and lived her adult life coping with the challenging changes by drawing on the worldviews instilled in her by her parents and grandparents. She raised a family of her own in a society dominated by European values and with a European partner, but she never forgot about the values of her own people.
Author: Lisa Rene' Smith
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Murder and mystery with a Texas Twist! Welcome to the second annual mystery anthology by The Final Twist, a Houston, Texas based writers group. Sample an assortment of unique stories set in cities and towns throughout the Lone Star State. Some characters reappear from the first anthology, Dead and Breakfast, also set in Texas. Other short stories are adapted from the authors' novels, such as Men in Jeans, where Pauline Baird Jones brings in elements from her award-winning novel The Key. Enjoy your taste of Texas terror - Pushing up Bluebonnets by Linda Houle The Best Man by Cash Anthony Growing Up Dead by Sylvia Dickey Smith Connor Creek Fog by Cherri Galbiati Searching for Rachel by Laura Elvebak Die Mahnung (The Warning) by Diana L Driver Death on the Bayou by Mark and Charlotte Phillips Men in Jeans by Pauline Baird Jones Guilty by Lisa Rene' Smith Rumors on Rat Shack Row by Alexis Glynn Latner Feels Like Home by Shirley H Wetzel Dead End Job by Cornelia Amiri Dark Pleasures by Loretta Wheeler Secrets of Canyon Lake by Autumn Storm Anna Rose by Betty Gordon