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Bless the Beasts & Children

Bless the Beasts & Children ebook ISBN: 1476766797
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Author: Glendon Swarthout
Number of Pages: 192 
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The neglected attendees of the Box Canyon Boys Camp find their lives turned around by Cotton, who, in a hot-wired pickup, challenges them to join efforts to save a herd of buffalo and discover themselves in the process.

Bless the Beasts and Children

Bless the Beasts and Children ebook ISBN: 9781387209927
Publisher: Lulu.com
Author: Ryan Blanchard,Glendon Swarthout
Number of Pages: 112 
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Bless the Beasts and Children is the story of six 'misfit' boys who leave their childhood behind and set off on a mission with deadly consequences. Along the way, despite society's narrow view of success, they learn something about what it means to be a man. It is the story of transformation. This group of boys - nicknamed The Dings by fellow campers- discover that they are not the flawed and faulty children they've been deemed by others but are in fact powerful beings with the opportunity to make a difference and that they don't need to be cowboys or soldiers to show real bravery. The story's unexpected climax is designed to encourage us to take action to protect the voiceless the powerless and the doomed.

Bless the Beasts

Bless the Beasts ebook ISBN: 9781587171765
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Author: June Cotner
Number of Pages: 64 
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A collection of over forty poems and prayers about animals, composed by contemporary authors such as Jane Yolen, writers from times past such as Victor Hugo, as well as children of today.

Bless the Beasts

Bless the Beasts ebook ISBN: 0743453700
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Author: Karen Haber
Number of Pages: 288 
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In desperate need of crucial repairs, the Starship VoyagerTM has come to Sardalia, a planet blessed with great natural beauty and apparently friendly inhabitants. The Sardalians welcome Voyager enthusiastically, but Captain Janeway soon grows suspicious. The Sardalians seem almost too eager to help. Janeway fears they are hiding some secret agenda. When Tom Paris and Harry Kim disappear while visiting the planet, the captain and her crew find themselves caught in the middle of a planetary war -- and faced with an agonizing moral dilemma.

The buffalo book

The buffalo book ebook ISBN:
Publisher: Swallow Press
Author: David Dary
Number of Pages: 384 
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This book weaves fascinating threads of buffalo lore and legend with fact, culminating in an authoritative portrait of an animal that is part of the cultural experience and heritage of America.

God Bless the Gargoyles

God Bless the Gargoyles ebook ISBN: 9780152021047
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Author: Dav Pilkey
Number of Pages: 36 
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Relates a rhyming tale about misunderstood gargoyles and the angels who bring solace to them and to all creatures who are rejected and unloved.

Genesis

Genesis ebook ISBN: 1611642884
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Author: Walter Brueggemann
Number of Pages: 400 
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In his clear and readable, style Walter Brueggemann presents Genesis as a single book set within the context of the whole of biblical revelation. He sees his task as bringing the text close to the faith and ministry of the church. He interprets Genesis as a proclamation of God's decisive dealing with creation rather than as history of myth. Brueggemann's impressive perspective illuminates the study of the first book of the Bible. Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching is a distinctive resource for those who interpret the Bible in the church. Planned and written specifically for teaching and preaching needs, this critically acclaimed biblical commentary is a major contribution to scholarship and ministry.

Censored Books

Censored Books ebook ISBN:
Publisher:
Author: Nicholas J. Karolides,Lee Burress,John M. Kean
Number of Pages: 498 
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A collection of essays confronting the censorship issue, including six authors' views and defenses of individual books.

The Homesman

The Homesman ebook ISBN: 1476754276
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Author: Glendon Swarthout
Number of Pages: 256 
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Soon to be a major film directed by and starring Tommy Lee Jones and co-starring Meryl Streep, Hilary Swank, and John Lithgow, this classic Western novel captures the devastating realities of early frontier life through the eyes of one extraordinary woman. IN PIONEER NEBRASKA, A WOMAN LEADS WHERE NO MAN WILL GO Soon to be a major motion picture directed by Tommy Lee Jones, The Homesman is a devastating story of early pioneers in 1850s American West. It celebrates the ones we hear nothing of: the brave women whose hearts and minds were broken by a life of bitter hardship. A “homesman” must be found to escort a handful of them back East to a sanitarium. When none of the county’s men steps up, the job falls to Mary Bee Cuddy—ex-teacher, spinster, indomitable and resourceful. Brave as she is, Mary Bee knows she cannot succeed alone. The only companion she can find is the low-life claim jumper George Briggs. Thus begins a trek east, against the tide of colonization, against hardship, Indian attacks, ice storms, and loneliness—a timeless classic told in a series of tough, fast-paced adventures. In an unprecedented sweep, Glendon Swarthout’s novel won both the Western Writers of America’s Spur Award and the Western Heritage Wrangler Award. A new afterword by the author’s son Miles Swarthout tells of his parents Glendon and Kathryn’s discovery of and research into the lives of the oft-forgotten frontier women who make The Homesman as moving and believable as it is unforgettable.

Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love

Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love ebook ISBN: 1472903730
Publisher: A&C Black
Author: Elizabeth A. Johnson
Number of Pages: 352 
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An examination of the relationship between faith in God and the concept of ecological care within a crisis of biodiversity

Beasts of the Frozen Sun

Beasts of the Frozen Sun ebook ISBN: 9781094091167
Publisher: Frozen Sun Saga, 1
Author: Jill Criswell
Number of Pages: N.A 
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Burn brightly. Love fiercely. For all else is dust. Every child of Glasnith learns the last words of Aillira, the god-gifted mortal whose doomed love affair sparked a war of gods and men, and Lira of clan Stone knows the story better than most. As a descendant of Aillira and god-gifted in her own right, she has the power to read people's souls, to see someone's true essence with only a touch of her hand. When a golden-haired warrior washes up on the shores of her homeland--one of the fearful marauders from the land of the Frozen Sun--Lira helps the wounded man instead of turning him in. After reading his soul, she realizes Reyker is different than his brethren who attack the coasts of Glasnith. He confides in her that he's been cursed with what his people call battle-madness, forced to fight for the warlord known as the Dragon, a powerful tyrant determined to reignite the ancient war that Aillira started. As Lira and Reyker form a bond forbidden by both their clans, the wrath of the Dragon falls upon them and all of Glasnith, and Lira finds herself facing the same tragic fate as her ancestor. The battle for Lira's life, for Reyker's soul, and for their peoples' freedom has only just begun ...

Prayers for Children

Prayers for Children ebook ISBN: 0375839275
Publisher: Golden Inspirational
Author: N.A
Number of Pages: 26 
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Charming illustrations, from the illustrator of My Little Golden Book About God, enhances a beautiful collection of inspirational prayers for children filled with cherubs, natural landscapes, and peaceful scenes.

Easterns and Westerns

Easterns and Westerns ebook ISBN:
Publisher: MSU Press
Author: Glendon Fred Swarthout
Number of Pages: 220 
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In his only collection of short fiction, Glendon Swarthout, author of The Shootist, Where the Boys Are, and Bless the Beasts and the Children, reveals in microcosm the heroic and gritty themes that characterized both his novels and films. Stories such as "Mulligans" and "A Glass of Blessings" explore the seedy underbelly of human desire, while "A Horse for Mrs. Custer" quietly celebrates the dedication of men and women who act above and beyond their capabilities during war and upheaval. Although these stories were written over a span of three decades, their themes of generational conflict, hypocrisy, loss, sacrifice, love, and war remain fresh and startling. Alternately funny and uncomfortable, Swarthout captures the postwar tensions of twentieth-century Americans. This collection reveals the versatility, range, and skill of one of America's great storytellers. Easterns and Westerns includes one unpublished novella and thirteen stories, some of which have appeared in national magazines such as Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, and the Saturday Evening Post. One of these, "A Glass of Blessings," was an O'Henry Prize Short Story in 1960. Another, "A Horse for Mrs. Custer," became a 1956 Western film for Columbia Pictures; 7th Cavalry, starring Randolph Scott and Barbara Hale. A third story, "Mulligans," has been made into a short comedy film.

God's Babies

God's Babies ebook ISBN: 1783740523
Publisher: Open Book Publishers
Author: John McKeown
Number of Pages: 260 
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The human population's annual total consumption is not sustainable by one planet. This unprecedented situation calls for a reform of religious cultures that promote a large ideal family size. Many observers assume that Christianity is inevitably part of this problem because it promotes "family values" and statistically, in America and elsewhere, has a higher birthrate than nonreligious people. This book explores diverse ideas about human reproduction in the church past and present. It investigates an extreme fringe of U.S. Protestantism, including the Quiverfull movement, that use Old Testament "fruitful" verses to support natalist ideas explicitly promoting higher fecundity. It also challenges the claim by some natalists that Martin Luther in the 16th century advocated similar ideas. This book argues that natalism is inappropriate as a Christian application of Scripture, especially since rich populations’ total footprints are detrimental to biodiversity and to human welfare. It explores the ancient cultural context of the Bible verses quoted by natalists. Challenging the assumption that religion normally promotes fecundity, the book finds surprising exceptions among early Christians (with a special focus on Saint Augustine) since they advocated spiritual fecundity in preference to biological fecundity. Finally the book uses a hermeneutic lens derived from Genesis 1, and prioritising the modern problem of biodiversity, to provide ecological interpretations of the Bible's "fruitful" verses.

A Book of Golden Deeds

A Book of Golden Deeds ebook ISBN: 1465557962
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
Author: Charlotte Mary Yonge
Number of Pages: 480 
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Beasts of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation ebook ISBN: 1473628040
Publisher: Hachette UK
Author: Uzodinma Iweala
Number of Pages: 192 
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Agu is just a boy when war arrives at his village. His mother and sister are rescued by the UN, while he and his father remain to fight the rebels. 'Run!' shouts his father when the rebels arrive. And Agu does run. Straight into the rebels' path. In a vivid, sparkling voice, Agu tells the story of what happens to him next. His story is shocking and painful, and completely unforgettable. Beasts of No Nation gives us an extraordinary portrait of the chaos and violence of war. It is a gripping and remarkable debut.

Literature and Its Times: Civil rights movements to future times (1960-2000)

Literature and Its Times: Civil rights movements to future times (1960-2000) ebook ISBN: 9780787606114
Publisher: Gale Cengage
Author: Joyce Moss,George Wilson
Number of Pages: 488 
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Provides the historical background of the most-studied novels, plays, poems, speeches and short stories. Entries examine both the historical setting of the literary work and the historical events taking place at the time the work was written.

A Woman Rides the Beast

A Woman Rides the Beast ebook ISBN: 1565071999
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Author: Dave Hunt
Number of Pages: 584 
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Are you missing half the story about the last days? Virtually all attention these days is focused on the coming Antichrist—but he is only half the story. Many people are amazed to discover in Revelation 17 that there is also another mysterious character at the heart of prophecy—a woman who rides the beast. Who is this woman? Tradition says she is connected with the church of Rome. But isn’t such a view outdated? After all, today’s Vatican is eager to join hands with Protestants worldwide. “The Catholic church has changed” is what we hear. Or has it? In A Woman Rides the Beast, prophecy expert Dave Hunt sifts through biblical truth and global events to present a well-defined portrait of the woman and her powerful place in the Antichrist’s future empire. Eight remarkable clues in Revelation 17 and 18 prove the woman’s identity beyond any reasonable doubt. A provocative account of what the Bible tells us is to come.