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Giant
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » General
How do you fit in in a new country when you’re a “giant freak,” you don’t speak the language and bizarre things are happening to your motherland as well as to your body? In a candid and peculiar voice, Aga Maksimowska tells the story of an eleven-year-old girl in an adult’s body whose coming of age in a Poland undergoing a revolution is interrupted by a sudden and cruel move to Canada.
Pope to the Poor: The Life and Times of Pope Francis (Jorge Mario Bergoglio)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
On March 13, 2013, at 7:06 pm (Central European Time), white smoke was spotted rising from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel where the conclave was being held. It could only mean one thing -- a new pope had been chosen to lead the Catholic Church. Although many did not know the name of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the Cardinal from Argentina, as he was not predicted to be the new pope by any of the ana
Immaculate Misconceptions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: American English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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This book is an amusing (and often serious) memoir of life growing up in Catholic grade and high school. The designation, "Immaculate Misconceptions," applies to the simplistic explanations, half-truths, canonical misinterpretations, and outright disinformation received from the author’s teachers who sought to inscribe their version of the world on his young mind.
The Essence of Medieval Philosophy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,600. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
"The Essence of Medieval Philosophy" takes a comprehensive look at the ideas that define Western Philosophy’s most enduring, though least understood era – the Medieval Period. In addition to offering in-depth examinations of the era’s most renowned philosophers, the book presents detailed reviews of some the era’s greatest works.
Medieval Philosophy: A Practical Guide to Thomas Aquinas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
This book is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "The Essence of Medieval Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of medieval philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important philosophical aspects of Thomas Aquinas’s "Summa Theologiae".
Fundamental Boethius: A Practical Guide to the Theological Tractates and Consolation of Philosophy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
In "Fundamental Boethius: A Practical Guide to the Theological Tractates and Consolation of Philosophy", M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages and ideas from two of Boethius’ two most influential works, the "Theological Tractates" and "Consolation of Philosophy". (Portions of this book have been extracted from M. James Ziccardi’s "The Essence of Medieval Philosophy.")
Medieval Philosophy: A Practical Guide to Roger Bacon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
This book is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "The Essence of Medieval Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of medieval philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of Roger Bacon.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
Fundamental St. Augustine: A Practical Guide to The Confessions and The City of God
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The following is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "The Essence of Medieval Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of medieval philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of St. Augustine.
Medieval Philosophy: A Practical Guide to William of Ockham
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The following is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s The Essence of Medieval Philosophy. It is intended to serve as a primer for students of medieval philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of William of Ockham.