Books tagged: parable

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Bertie's Quest for the Perfect Pearl
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Series: Pocket Sized Parables, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by Parbar Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / General
Bertie Brundle is a very rich man. He has everything anyone could want – but his special passion is his collection of costly pearls, and when he discovers the Lost Pearl of Kullimoor in a junk shop, his life is turned upside down... Bertie’s Quest for the Perfect Pearl is a children’s contemporary story based on the parable: The Pearl of Great Price.
End Days
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Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
End Days is a short story depicting the preliminary stages of societal decay we are currently in and how we as people foolishly worry about the world ending rather than us ending the (our) world.
Framework
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Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Art imitates life. Is it fiction or nonfiction? How does a society respond to a threat to its way of life?
The Peacock
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Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
A fable for readers of all ages, the peacock tells the story of a two girls encountering unusual animals in their backyard.
The Quickening: Book #4 in Bright Star Journals
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Action & Adventure
In book 4 of The Bright Star Journals, Heather and Edward Fillingston continue their adventures in Logoland with their Cousin Mercy Smithton through an attic window that is the portal for the continuing adventures. This is an allegorical book for children for reading aloud, for adventure, for learning about truth, and for what real courage means.
User Pays
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Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What if we took our political leaders' rhetoric seriously? What if we implemented their dodgy policies in real life? In this chilling parable, the User Pays doctrine is examined as applied to a typical Australian family.
A Story About a Man and a Dog
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
"Sweet my love, I want to tell you a story about a man and a dog..." A story-teller weaves a whimsical tale of canine devotion for an argumentative audience.
Religiopolitan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,910. Language: British English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education
We prefer some flavours of Neapolitan ice cream to others but at the end of the day, they all look to cool and sweeten our tongues. Flavours are just personal preference. We accept this and would certainly not harm others because of it! Why can we not apply this attitude to religion? This book therefore looks to spread understanding and peace through religious coexistence and understanding.
The Parable of the Dog
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,420. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Faris Digital Solutions. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General
Appearances can be deceptive. This is a small book with the cosiest of titles – The Parable of the Dog – and you might assume that it isn’t deep. Presumably, Jesus’ listeners felt the same when he started to tell parables of straying sons, mustard seeds or mugged Samaritans. Be warned! As with the biblical parables, this soothing appearance disguises the sharpest of steel.
The Story of Civilization: A Child's Primer of Economics
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
This story describes the progress of civilization from an economic point of view, at a level suitable for a young person.