Books tagged: parable

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Dogwalking
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A man, his dog, and an important lesson in civics... With monsters.
The Bible Is a Parable: A Middle Ground Between Science and Religion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 194,610. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: 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.
The Hidden Crystal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,410. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Sarac, a young student magician is beaten and cast aside when Alena, a priestess he loves is captured and carried off to sea by Naga, an evil sorcerer who destroys Sarac's village in search of the Crystal of Fire. Sarac vows to rescue Alena and recover the four Crystals of Power, but wonders if he can do it in time before his planet is destroyed.
The Seven Gifts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,510. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by Muze Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
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A young boy takes us on a wild, electrifying ride through strange, unimaginable worlds in pursuit of seven precious gifts, aided by "the most bizarre and memorable characters ever seen in a book":-- - a yellow-haired outcast rock star whose 13-string guitar literally takes on a life of its own - a tired old lady struggling to die in a world that never discovered quantum physics
Hands
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
I am Clay. His Hands mold me into a pot. This is my story, of how the Hands and I come to know each other. It is a short story of 4500 words, but it is my story.
The Proteus Solution - a Parable by Jay Block and Sharon Calvin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,690. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Educational
Recently let go from his work on the space shuttle program, Nick Olsen is browsing the career section of a local bookstore when a chance meeting alters his life in ways he cannot anticipate. Maggie, a retired teacher and career coach, mentors Nick in the Proteus Solution.
There is a Time for Everything Under Heaven - A Time to Hate and a Time to Love
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,120. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Christian » Romance
In this poignant love story, two people who could not be further apart in their professional backgrounds embark on an unlikely love affair that, without warning, comes to an abrupt end. Love is replaced with hatred, which leads to both learning the truth not only about each other, but also about themselves. In the end, love proves to be far more enduring than hatred and the two are reconciled.
Conversations With Grasshopper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011 by TumbleBrush Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
In this provocative parable, a wise grasshopper conveys to an innocent, emerging life form (an amoeba) the history of humanity's grand development and disastrous self-destruction. This riveting tale illuminates the path taken by human civilization, showing us how to alter our course to create a more sustainable future for all.
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?