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The Bible Is a Parable: A Middle Ground Between Science and Religion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 194,610. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Is the Bible more than just stories intended for literal interpretation? Is it instead a collection of parables, designed to convey wisdom through the ages? This learned and thoroughly researched book is not an attack on either the Bible, Christianity or faith, but rather an invitation to join a biblical scholar and believer on a reading tour through the Bible with an open heart and mind.
Dogwalking
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Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A man, his dog, and an important lesson in civics... With monsters.
A Lost Parable
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
A Lost Parable is a treasure map rich with clues to the greatest wealth that man can possess. This beautiful, sensitive story leads us to a greater understanding of ourselves. It proves to be a source of enlightenment to all who read it. The parable teaches us that the opportunity for true spiritual growth is eternal. Here is a story that will provide new insights with every reading.
Meditation: A Definitive Study
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
William A. LePar illuminates meditation's life-enhancing potential and discusses its application throughout man's history in this valuable book. Mr. LePar exposes the fallacies of some approaches to meditation and dispels common myths that surround it. His unique approach to this often misunderstood aid to personal growth is sure to fascinate as well as educate the reader.
A Sword for the King
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Family
There’s magic in the sword on the wall. Eight-year-old William is sure of it. From pommel to point, the broad blade is filled with images both wonderful and frightening. To William, these stories etched in steel speak of mystery and danger, but such words don’t even begin to tell the truth of what’s really written on this King's sword.
Boy Soldier
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Price: Free! Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Like most boys in the kingdom, Joshua dreams of being called to battle for his King. But when the call comes, will his own pride and vanity lead him off the path to the city? Boy Soldier is a picture of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, how it crushes our foolish notions about what God wants from his people, and how it leads us to freedom. But it's also the adventure of a boy and his mule.
Samaritan
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Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
See a parable of Jesus come alive in way you never imagined. Walk the road from Jerusalem to Jericho and meet everyone in between. Live and feel the fear and hope as each man walks past.
The Sculptor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An artist pays tribute to a cruel and powerful leader. Cunning and elegant short fiction from an author whose "Sumi Dreams of a Paper Frog" was described by JG Ballard as "The best short story I have read for many years" and who has been described by New Scientist as "the best short story writer in any genre". This story was winner of the Interzone readers' poll for best story of the year.
Valley of the Sugars of Salt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Tim Thornbourne, successful in business but not in marriage, retreats to the country to become The Man Who Rediscovered the Medlar. But the last thing he expected was for the orchard to become a cooperative venture. Moving and surprising fiction from an author described by World Fantasy Award-winner Jeff VanderMeer as "Rapacious, intelligent and witty".
Telos Khronos-An End Times Parable
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
The story you are about to read is a compelling modern-day parable of Zeke, the Shoe Cobbler. By day, he works in his store but by evening retires to play on his violin. He is drawn to the music of Andele, the Creator. One day a Musician arrives in town to point the Townspeople to the music of Andele. It sets in motion a battle between the Followers of the Musician and the Enforcers of the Town.