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Look for Our Mother and Our Father
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 108,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Imagine you have spent your life in the middle of a dust storm, and the air finally clears. Now you can clearly see things that you had not even realized were distorted… This book questions everything we think we know, everything we think we have learned through the natural and social sciences, every theory proposed by our philosophers and theologians, and everything taught to us by our culture.
Did You Know This ? ! Volume 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,720. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Good writing reflects the culture and ideas of the time in which it was written. The Bible was written in such a way that the culture and the values of that day are reflected appropriately. This book examines 28 words and phrases used in the Bible and the cultural context in which they were uttered. By understanding this context, we can gain a deeper understanding of the Scriptures.
Did You Know This ? ! Volume 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Good writing reflects the culture and ideas of the time in which it was written. The Bible was written in such a way that the culture and the values of that day are reflected appropriately. This book examines 28 words and phrases used in the Bible and the cultural context in which they were uttered. By understanding this context, we can gain a deeper understanding of the Scriptures.
Fashioned by Culture
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
This is a study of Biblical words and phrases reflecting Jewish Language and culture. These cultural elements found in Scripture are different from our own culture and because of this cultural difference; we may miss the depth of meaning and tone the Biblical authors invest in their writings.
The Social Agenda: A Collection of Magisterial Texts
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,010. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Students, teachers, and all those who seek a better knowledge of the social doctrine of the Church will find contained within this collection the central statements of the Roman Pontiffs from a range of texts, including papal encyclicals, apostolic letters, and Conciliar documents, on matters relating to politics, economics, and culture.
Be A Fit Foodie
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,410. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
A new twist on being well and enjoying what you eat. Be A Fit Foodie opens your mind to a new perspective on fitness, and its most important element;food. The journey always begins with the first step and why not discover that everything doesn't have to be what you always thought it was. Eating is the one thing you can't escape, and our health and quality of life is priceless. So, make it count.
The Ambassadors in London
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The Ambassadors are five young people from China who are based in London. Their goal is to produce programmes for young people back in China. The Ambassadors learn about cultural aspects of London and meet some young people in England. This book will appeal to learners of English, particularly those from China.
The Umbrella's Shade and Other Award-winning Stories from the Stringybark Short Story Award
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Price: Free! Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This unique anthology brings together 27 short stories from established and first-time writers. The themes are many and varied. They are united by a common passion and curiosity for exploring the Australian character and how Australia’s big, broad land affects those who live here. Dip your toe in and sample the very best entries in the Stringybark Short Story Award.
Travels in the Tibetan World
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,070. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Travels in the Tibetan World was winner of a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award for Best Travel Book (2003). Extreme travel author Michael Buckley sets off on a decade-long quest to explore the bizarre Tibetan world. Join him for a remarkable journey--encompassing sacred realms and skulduggery, chats with the Dalai Lama, and rough trips over snowbound passes.
Daughters are Diamonds: Honour, Shame & Seclusion - A South African Perspective
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Price: Free! Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
'Daughters are Diamonds' is a groundbreaking study on the objectification of women in honour-bound, traditionalist societies. The study asks questions about the failures of democracy in protecting minority rights, especially those with regard to women. It looks in particular at the case study of Indian Muslim women in South Africa.